Marmot brings in an interesting item for Spring '06 - a synthetic insulated bivy with a nearly waterproof and breathable shell. Weight is 2 lb 3 oz, and it's large enough to slip a 40 degree bag inside. The Pertex Quantum Endurance shell fabric is laminated to Primaloft Sport insulation.
Marmot Pounder Bivy.
Specifications and Features
Weight: 2 lb 3 oz (968 g)
Sizes: long 6'6"
Perimeter left zip (across hood to foot of bivy)
Shell: Pertex Quantum Endurance
Insulation: Primaloft Sport
The Pounder Bivy easily fits over a Marmot Atom 40 degree bag (shown on top of the bivy).
"Marmot Pounder Bivy (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2005)," by Carol Crooker. BackpackingLight.com (ISSN 1537-0364). http://backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/marmot_pounder_bivy_orsm05.html, 2005-08-14 03:00:00-06.