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Yama Mountain Gear Cirriform DW-1P Tarp Shelter Review

The Yama Mountain Gear Cirriform DW-1 is pitched using your trekking poles to save weight.

Yama Mountain Gear is an ultralight shelter and gear maker in Charlottesville, Virginia that makes backpacking gear using cuben fiber and silnylon. Owned by long distance hiker and unicycler, Gen Shimizu, the company has quickly established a fiercely loyal following with¬†long distance hikers for its innovative shelter design and impeccable …

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Scarp 1 Tarptent

The Tarptent Scarp 1 shares many of the same characteristics as other tarptents like a built-in vestibule and a high cut exterior fly that promotes airflow through the tent while minimizing tent condensation. But in other ways the Scarp 1 is a radical departure from Henry Shire’s other tents because …

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New Ultralight Tent from Gossamer Gear

Gossamer Gear is a one of the leading boutique manufacturers in the ultralight backing scene. I'm a regular customer and I have bought a lot of gear from them over the past couple of years, including their NightLight sleeping pad, polycro ground sheets and pack liners. I got an email …

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