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ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp

in Shelters - Tarps & Floorless

Average Rating
5.00 / 5 (3 reviews)

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R Alsborg
( FastWalker )

ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp on 03/14/2010 03:57:21 MDT Report Post Print

Rating: 5 / 5

First Observation: Wow! This Tarp is wicked light 2.8oz on my scale that includes the Guylines and Stuffsack.


Second Observation: I’d like to state that I am very picky about gear and critically searched for any flaws with the Hexamid Solo Tarp. After checking the material, stitching and over all construction I’d have to say Joe’s attention to detail on my Hexamid was impeccable.


The above picture shows the ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp with a Western Mountaineering Caribou MF Large 6'6", Gossamer Gear ThinLight Pad and Polycryo Ground Cloth.

Tarp set was fast! Joe gave detail instructions for placement of the included guylines and setup instructions.

Hexamid setup required the support of one trekking pole adjusted to 46". I found the entrance height of 28” adequate and was surprised by the interior headroom. My biggest concern was for the Hexamid’s ability to accommodate my 6’4” frame when I stretched out... Again I was happily surprised.

I would recommend the Zpack Hexamid Solo Tarp to anyone wanting an excellent tarp that’s wicked light, packs small and doesn’t take a huge bite out of your wallet!

Edited by FastWalker on 03/14/2010 04:04:20 MDT.

John Kays
( johnk - M )

Light weight, full coverage on 09/24/2011 22:19:11 MDT Report Post Print

Rating: 5 / 5

Hexamid Solo with beak, a feature I recommend. Camped in open with no tree coverage earlier in September. Zero condensation! The guylines are braided mason's line from Home Depot coupled with Micro Line Locs. Easy set-up and fast. Packs up amazingly fast. As revealed in the photo there is ample room for 6' WM bag.

Adam Criswell
( macrophyllum )

Northern California
One of my favorite pieces of gear on 10/09/2013 17:47:38 MDT Report Post Print

Rating: 5 / 5

I posted a review of the Zpacks Hexamid tarp on my blog.

Check out the full review here:

Zpacks Hexamid Review

Executive summary:

It's Awesome!

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