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A Wet Summer Night’s Dream
By Kenny Stocker | 04, Jan, 2007
Nothing can beat a night out under the stars but mountain weather can turn on a dime. Perhaps you are intrigued by tarps but can't believe that rain isn't going to blow up under your fly turning your favourite down bag into a pile of mush. Maybe you need a bivy bag.
Work has begun on an Alpkit bivy bag, here are a few early pictures of the prototype.
This early model weighs in at 450gr and rolls up into a sewn in pouch on the foot section. The design of the bag is simple; no zip and a drawstring around the hood. The material is lightweight, windproof and downproof with a breathable and waterproof coating. We shall be taking the bivy bag (along with a few other bits and pieces) out to ICE07 next week hoping to get some useful feedback to channel into the final design.
Checkout previews of products we have coming out of the pipeline