Bug Bivy


Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Bug Bivy
Manufacturer Outdoor Research
Page By Bryan W
Page Type Oct 16, 2004 / Oct 16, 2004
Object ID 1147
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When the only precipitation you need to be protected from is buzzing around on wings or slithering on its belly, this is the bivouac cover of choice. The no-see-um netting will not let the obnoxious little buggers through, and the overhead pole keeps them from getting too close to your head. We left off a pole at the bottom to eliminate the need for staking out the bivy, but stashing a few things at the foot of it will help keep the netting from resting on bare legs. The long-zip end opening allows rapid entry so you can minimize the number of micro guests. Our Hydroseal-200 coated floor material will prevent a wet ground from soaking through.

Weight: 13 oz. (370 g)
Length: 89 in. (225 cm)
Pole height: 18 in. (46 cm)
Width at shoulder: 25 in. (64 cm)
Max. shoulder circumference: 74 in. (190 cm)
Width at foot: 21 in. (53 cm)
Max. foot circumference: 58 in. (145 cm)
High-volume foot section
Single Delrin pole
Small internal zippered mesh pocket
1.7-oz. taffeta nylon, Hydroseal-200 coated floor material
4-foot (Single) and 5-Foot (Double) End Opening Zipper
5 Guy line loops
No-See-Um Netting
Sleeping Pad Straps


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