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Tom Clark
(TomClark) - MLife

Locale: East Coast
Dancing Light Gear on 08/31/2006 22:38:35 MDT Print View

I belatedly heard that Dancing Light Gear has closed shop, and the store portion of their website is no longer available ( ). Has anyone heard what happened? There was no comment of someone else taking over the manufacturing/marketing like Gossamer Gear.

Sam Haraldson
(sharalds) - MLife

Locale: Gallatin Range
Re: Dancing Light Gear on 09/01/2006 06:48:22 MDT Print View

I could never remember the URL for the DLG store so I usually Googled Dancing Light Gear store. A search for that a few minutes ago brought up nothing promising.

I remembered having posted the link to my "backpacking gear ultralight manufacturers" and upon perusing those links, found that:

is no longer working. Brawny and Rainmaker had some really good gear ideas at good prices. I came close to buying a Tacoma Solo a few times.

Ken Helwig
(kennyhel77) - MLife

Locale: Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
Re: Re: Dancing Light Gear on 09/01/2006 07:37:25 MDT Print View

They have decided to call it quits

Nathan V
(Junk) - MLife

Locale: The Great Lake State
Dancing Light Gear on 09/12/2006 19:44:50 MDT Print View

That's too bad, I've bought a few things from them that have all worked great. I really love my Tacoma solo w/bug netting, I've been using it all summer, great minimalist shelter.

Rick Hancock
(RickHancock) - MLife
dancing light gear on 01/16/2007 10:22:59 MST Print View

Anti Gravity Gear sells several items patterned after DLG. They offer 2 sizes of the basic tarp tent and 2 sizes of the basic with floor and netting. Very friendly/helpful good prices too.

Sam Haraldson
(sharalds) - MLife

Locale: Gallatin Range
Dancing Light Gear on 01/16/2007 10:37:38 MST Print View

Yep, Tin Man at AntiGravityGear has happily bought the patters for some of the DancingLightGear tarptents. Here's a link if you're lazy and don't want to copy from Rick's post ; )


Richard Nelridge
(naturephoto1) - M

Locale: Eastern Pennsylvania
Dancing Light Gear on 01/17/2007 04:34:40 MST Print View

Sorry to hear that Dancing Light has gone out of business. I bought some small items in the past and they are very good.


Edited by naturephoto1 on 01/17/2007 04:35:15 MST.