Scouts-L Mail Archive for June of 1999: Re: One-man tent recommendations?
Re: One-man tent recommendations?
Fri, 18 Jun 1999 18:18:26 +0000
I'd like to
> get down to minimal weight with a lightweight 1-man tent. Can anyone
> recommend one?
Technically, the Sierra Designs Clip Flashlight 2 I use is a two-man
tent, but at 3 lb. 14 oz. pack weight it serves me very well as a
one-man tent. It has also served as shelter for my son and me on
Take a look at the L.L. Bean Microlight. It is similar to the Clip
Flashlight and costs a little less. Kelty also has a couple of
lightweight two-man models you may want to look at.
For a truly one-man shelter you are looking for a bivy. The Eureka
Gossamer I have seen has a little more headroom than some other bivies.
None, including the two-man tents mentioned above, provide standing up
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