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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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What is a 4 Season Tent?

Tarptent Scarp 1 in Winter

Mountain Hardware Stronghold 10 Person Base Camp Tent One of our regular section hiker readers recently asked “What is the difference between a 4 season tent and a 3 season tent?” It’s a good question because the distinction is blurry. Moreover the phrase “4 season tent” is a misnomer since …

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