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OEX Bush Pro Bivvi Waterproof Breathable Sleeping Bag, Camping Essentials, Camping Gear, Camping Equipment, Festival Essentials, Hiking, Lightweight, Sleeping Bags for Adults

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Sign up here to receive marketing communications from GO Outdoors Retail Limited (t/a Fishing Republic). The Helium is a lightweight and easy-to-pack bivvy bag weighing in it just under 500g – you will hardly know that you are carrying it in your rucksack! Which gives a bivvi or tent with a smaller area an advantage in the practicality of airing it to my mind. Google Earth is the best tool for planning IMO, you can draw on routes to export to a mapping app on your phone (I use OSMand with downloaded contours for hiking and MAPS. There is an integrated hood to cover your head for shelter, but it is only sealed up tight using a drawstring rather than a zip.

It uses an excellent grade of waterproof, windproof and breathable top layer material and packs up reasonably small (32cm by 9cm).Even when pitching a tent is possible, some campers favour the bivy bag to save weight and space in their pack, and save time when trekking or running from point A to point B as fast as they can. I'm no bear expert but I'm given to understand that they're not particularly inclined towards harming people and would normally only do so if feeling threatened e. New with tags: A brand-new, unused, unworn and undamaged item in the original packaging (such as the . I would still choose a mid+inner over tarp+bivvy though, because I find enclosed bivvys claustrophobic and if they have mesh uppers mosquitoes will still annoy you anyway.

The Durston X-Mid 1 seems really good, although more expensive than what I am used to and seemingly unavailable within the UK (I’m off in less than 2 weeks, giving not that much time for postage). I wish you success in your walk but I think being discovered by a bear at night is likely to more than stressful, potentially closer to terminal. With a vertical spray of a hose pipe to replicate rain I was kept dry inside using the OEX in my garden overnight.The Ionosphere comes in two main parts – a double-hooped ‘undercarriage’ mesh section which forms the frame of the bivvy, and then a highly waterproof (5000mm HH) and breathable ripstop outer fly sheet which goes over the top. Be sure to check back soon for our review of 1-2 person all-season tents for similar capability in much improved comfort! if you don't want to get damp however when putting it away, i would recommend bringing a tarp as the water droplets like to cling to it.

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