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Guides Siltarp 2

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Really like the Guides Siltarp 2, with velcro you can use as a bivy sack. But i am looking for something that is breathable and about the same size. Has anyone used this as a bivy sack(condensation?) or know of some other product? Thanks

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Just think about laying on a siltarp will turn it into cheesecloth if there's rock or sand nearby. hellno3d.gif

 

I've seen some ultralight guys use Tyvek (the building material) or mylar. Tyvek seems like a good idea, but I imagine the mylar would be a bit noisy. I think there are guys selling precut Tyvek chunks out on the internet for use as tarps.

 

A bit more spendy, but still pretty light, is the OR winter sack. It's a sleeping bag cover made of dryloft. Not recommended for heavy precip, though. Don't know if they're still making them, but they're under a pound and can be zipped up.

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