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mike johnson
(mcintyre) - F

Locale: west coast
tube tents? on 05/12/2007 18:58:57 MDT Print View

sorry if this is an oft-discussed topic, but was just wondering if there is any interesting light-weight experiments with the old tube tent concept? thanks in advance.


Edited by mcintyre on 05/12/2007 18:59:27 MDT.

larry savage
(pyeyo) - F

Locale: pacific northwest
Re: tube tents? on 05/13/2007 10:55:09 MDT Print View

I wouldn't give up on this low-tech inexpensive tool.
My only gripe with tube tents is they are such a regional product, i.e., they work pretty well with the predictable 2 o'clock in the afternoon Sierra summer thundershower and they work really poorly in the Pacific Northwest. As you might imply I moved from being based in the Sierras to the Cascades and just have a tent envy complex. I can't even imagine using a tube tent in the Olympics.