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Charles Jennings
(vigilguy) - F - M

Locale: Northern Utah
ID Wedge Bivy w/ optional vestibule on 05/21/2011 08:27:29 MDT Print View

Wedge Bivy with vestibule

There ya go, Roger.

Diplomatic Mike

Locale: Under a bush in Scotland
Re Wedge on 05/21/2011 09:28:39 MDT Print View

Cheers for the photos Charles. I've been looking at the Wedge since it came out. The top opening has stopped me buying one. We get a lot of rain here in Scotland, and horizontal sleet and snow in winter. Have you used it in rainy conditions, and has the top opening been an issue?

I think the vestibule might vanish during the night in the conditions i would like to use the Wedge. Pitched tail into the wind, i would worry about the wind getting under the vestibule, and acting as a sail.

Charles Jennings
(vigilguy) - F - M

Locale: Northern Utah
ID Wedge Bivy on 05/21/2011 15:20:44 MDT Print View

I have not used it in rainy weather yet, but am anxious to do so.

BPL did a review on this shelter sometime ago, by Doug Johnson. You may want to do a search about it here.

Roger Caffin
(rcaffin) - BPL Staff - MLife

Locale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
Re: ID Wedge Bivy w/ optional vestibule on 05/21/2011 17:06:21 MDT Print View

Hi Charles

Hum - interesting. Not what I would call capacious ... but rather low profile.

Now you need to let us know how the vestibule goes in bad/wet weather.


(RobertM2S) - M

Locale: Lake Tahoe
Tent fail on 05/21/2011 17:38:37 MDT Print View

Roger said:
1. “The bags are carried empty of course!” Why didn’t somebody tell me this earlier? I’ve been carrying around a dozen bags filled with potatoes. Of course, it is emergency food.
2. “I would also consider taking a rough light, ice axe or a large titanium trowel…” They sell a very light, carbon fiber “potty trowel” that looks like an ice axe, would that work?

Dave -
(FamilyGuy) - F

Locale: Up there
ID Wedge on 05/21/2011 19:26:25 MDT Print View


Edited by FamilyGuy on 10/30/2013 08:55:42 MDT.