11728Re: [John Muir Trail] JMT Shelter
- Jan 5, 2011Love my Big Agnes seed house for 1. 2.5 lbs. I have the 2 person tent which is a little more comfortabel but the xtra 2 lbs is not worth it.Linda
From: Peter Burke <pburke@...>
Sent: Tue, January 4, 2011 3:19:41 PM
Subject: Re: [John Muir Trail] JMT Shelter
On 1/4/2011 4:52 PM, o0distorted0o wrote:
> What type of shelter, if any, do most people use on the trail?
> I was thinking of bringing a 4.5lb tent... then I realized that I could cut that weight nearly in half by getting a blue tarp and a outdoor research bug bivy from REI.
> So what do you use?
depends on time of year and number of hikers
early summer - bug proof tent
mid to late summer - tarp shelter possible, but I still bring the tent:
it's your home for weeks so having a nice place at night counts more
than weight for me
winter - bomb proof 4 season tent
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