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Old 07-29-2013, 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by euroford View Post
also, absolutely DO NOT discount the awesomeness of the bivy sack for actual backcountry use. my favorite setup is a BD Twilight Bivy combined with a MH ultralamina 35 bag and 3/4 length thermarest pro lite. all together this weighs about 2 pounds and fits in the bottom of your pack, sets up in 2 minutes and i sleep like a baby. if the weather is bad enough for this to not be comfortable, its probably time to hike out and go home.
Tim, thanks for such a thoughtful reply. I think I will start looking for some additional tents, probably used, to add to my camping shelves. I've never considered a bivy sack, but I will now start looking.
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