[pct-l] UL Tents
James F. Miller
jamesfmiller at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 3 23:27:58 CST 2011
Dona and I have a Six Moons Haven and Net Tent.
We were going to get the Lunar Duo but this set up was 4oz lighter and the same size, plus you can put either of both parts.
Used it last summer for a couple weeks and it was great. Its going with us this year.
> From: jmmoores at hotmail.com
> To: pct-l at backcountry.net
> Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 20:18:26 -0700
> Subject: Re: [pct-l] UL Tents
> You may want to check out: Six Moon Design-Lunar or Henry Shires/Tarptent-Rainbow
> > Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 20:58:27 -0500
> > From: cbarrow1 at gmail.com
> > To: pct-l at backcountry.net
> > Subject: [pct-l] UL Tents
> > To all,
> > Does anyone have perspectives on the lightweight tent as a shelter for the
> > PCT. I'm pretty resolved that I will enjoy the evenings/sleeping much more
> > during my hike if I can be totally enclosed (more protection from the wind,
> > the elements, rodents, critters, and the always annoying mosquitoes).
> > However, I'm not completely decided on which tent to use.
> > I'm a big fan of the REI tent series and already own a REI Quarter Dome T2.
> > I'm thinking for going for a REI Quarter Dome T1 - 2 lbs 13 oz and wonder
> > what experience folks have had positively or negatively with other
> > solo-backing tents
> > I've looked at the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 which looks nice as far as weight
> > (30 oz), but the reviews are kinda harsh (not alot of room for yourself in
> > the tent or your stuff under the rain fly)
> > Good opinions on the Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 1, but its a little on the
> > pricey side.
> > Looking for opinions and perspectives if people have them.
> > Thanks!
> > --
> > Chris
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