I'm a fan of my BA Happy Holligan UL 2 for many of the same reasons. It's not a patch on my warbonnet blackbird hammock though.
One lanky man tent suggestion? Think I'm 6'2"
Used my Hubba Hubba on a previous solo trip which was palatial in terms of space but struggled to get poles within the front bar bag holster . Ended up strapping poles to the very front to avoid the shifters which is risky if stacked it. A smaller volume would also have been welcome.
Edit. Should have probably added looking to use for bikepacking and to be inexpensive compared to the Hubba.
The gatewood cape seems plenty roomy in garden testing in the rain. Adding the bug inner will make it a bit less roomy, but already wondering if necessary if I sleep in sleeves & a bug mesh headset.
might spend the afternoon in here.
Looks like you've pegged a voluminous cape to the ground.
Fwiw I've been looking into options for controlling the volume whe in poncho mode... looks like an old elastic lock lace from my triathlon days will be perfect.
Anyone looking to shift a tent to a new home? Hoping to head off on my maiden bike trip in mid-August.
Your garden looks more wild and rugged than many campsites.
Headed up London > Inverness on a charity ride in a couple weeks. Thoughts on a one man tent Vs a bivvi bag + tarp?
Charity ride, I'm assuming proper campsites? I'd take a tent.
Probably slightly warmer which for me = better sleep and it's not like a little extra weight is a big issue. No worrying about trying to find trees or stuff to tie off on if you're in a field or have allocated spaces to fill.
Yes, many C&CC members wouldn't be happy with this spot.
Outside of garden camp overnight.
The seam tape is coming off the inside of the fly of my roughly 10 year old Terra Nova. I was looking at re-taping ready for a few trips I have planned, has anyone done this? The tape says to iron on, which is making me nervous.
Its heavy for a lightweight tent, but is a genuine 4 season mountain tent. Its fantastic and has been great in every weather, just in need of a bit of TLC.... I hope.
Anyone got a 2 person tent they want to sell?
I am up for selling my lanshan 1 man tent. Unopened. Paid £100 would like to get monies back.
Did a test setup of my 1 man Lanshan in the garden the other day, prefect little tent!
Hmm, what colour is it?
Which copper spur? Std? Bikepack? MtnGlo?
Where did you buy?
It's either this or one of the Nemos for a lightweight freestanding sub 1.5kg hike and bike pack tent. Unless someone else has a suggestion.
he's got the bikepack version - the one with the shortstick poles
i have the same one - looks like a proper bit of kit
I carried it on tour and while pushing my bike up lots of German hills last week but shamefully I haven't used it other than in the living room so far!
From here https://www.ultralightoutdoorgear.co.uk/equipment-c3/tents-shelters-c25/copper-spur-hv-ul2-bikepacking-tent-p10890
They seem to get stock on a fairly regular basis but sells out quick. Used it this weekend, very happy.
Out of stock at the bigagnes too.
Cheers @dnrc and @spinnnout
Cape in action again last night
finally got the last of my shelter stuff delivered. Setup is:
Aricxi tarp - 350g
Bearbones poles - 130g
Bearbones pegs + guys - 45g
Groundsheet (roofing material from Bearbones) - 112g
Also have an Aliexpress mat which is 430g and a pretty heavy Rab bag (just over 1kg) but I had that already.
This gives me a total weight including bike bags, cooking stuff etc around 3.6kg. The bag is the big element I could drop weight from but in honesty that depends how much I use the setup.
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