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Backpacking and the stuff that goes with it.

Dry Falls, Sun Lakes State Park, WA


At one time, the grandest waterfalls in the world. 400 foot high, 3.5 miles long.

We thought there was rain falling on our tent in the night. It was flower petals.

A great place to camp and hike in the Spring.

Dry Falls and Sun Lakes WA

Dry Falls and Sun Lakes WA

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New size solo tarp. 6×9.5 feet


Flat 6×9.5′ long solo tarp shelter for 1. Plenty of coverage without excess weight.

Available in subtle colors or a standout in night and day – orange with white.

8 reinforced web tie outs around hem, and 2 tie outs centered over feet and head.

Price includes shipping in the USA, and a stuff sack.

30 Denier Silnylon various colors weighs 11 oz. 70d double thick silnylon in yellow weighs aprox 20 oz.

One seam along the center running the short distance (side to side lying underneath)

Notes- fabric is NOT flame retardant, keep away from heat and flame.

Tarp 6×9.5′- Buy it here

flat tarp 1.6 6x9.5'

flat tarp 1.6 6×9.5′

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New 30d silnylon color, coyote tan


First I have seen of this color in the silnylons.

Here it is with some other current fabric colors that will be made into tarps and other shelters.

Fabric colors left to right, 70d hi-viz orange ,70d silicone coated yellow, 30d black,30d chocolate,30d foliage green, 30d coyote tan

Fabric colors left to right, 70d hi-viz orange ,70d silicone coated yellow, 30d black,30d chocolate,30d foliage green, 30d coyote tan

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More Cat Tarp 2’s available now with more side tie outs


Cat  Tarp 2 now with 12 tie out points

Cat Tarp 2 now with 12 tie out points

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Teeny Tarps


Teeny Tarp

Just over 3 ounces, bring a small tarp that can be a bit of shelter on a hike, stuffed in a first aid kit for treating shock or improvised stretcher, or a ground sheet for your larger shelter. 8 feet long, 6 ft wide at head tapering to 2 ft. Unhemmed, Great Price, $27 shipped in the USA! colors white, foliage green, black.

 

Teeny Tarp

Teeny Tarp

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Teeny Tarp reinforced tie out

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Past custom shelters built by Oware


Oware was and early adopter of Cuben Fiber for extremely light shelters.

Cuben Fiber tents for long expedition. 2 person 12 ounces, 1 person 8 ounces.

http://backpackinglight.typepad.com/2006_arctic/2006/06/ultralight_shel.html

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Top zipper entry bug bivy


Top zipper entry bug bivy

Available in Grey with Black Noseeum Netting.

Quantity pricing available for schools etc.

Easy exit and entry,Especially good  used in a pyramid tent.

Keeps all your sleeping gear contained.

Roomy enough for 24″ wide pads.

Girth at the center body of 74″ so thick inflatable pads may be used.

Bathtub floor.

Number 3 zipper.

Top entry bug bivy

Top entry bug bivy

Top entry bug bivy

top entry bug bivy

Top entry bug bivy wt in ounces for long

Top entry bug bivy wt in ounces for long

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