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Perfect for the minimalist, The MSR Twing offers maximum protection and coverage with great ventilation. The Twing sets up in a flash with two trekking/ski poles and provides ample shelter for two and their gear.
This airy, minimalist, shaped tarp offers weather and sun protection with tons of ventilation.
Split between two ultralight backpackers, the MSR TWing Tarp weighs less than 1lb per person, sets up with lightning speed, and offers well-ventilated shelter from the elements. An overall floor area of 68 square feet easily provides coverage for a pair of sleeping bags with room to spread out. At one end, the TWing tapers closer to the ground, while the other end remains slightly higher, allowing for cross-ventilation. Hiking poles create the support for the two main peaks of this tarp, and even heavy rain rolls right off the tough, coated nylon body fabric.
MSR Twing Camping Tarp Shelter - The Twing is an innovative shaped tarp-style wing with a Catenary cut. It's roomy enough to shelter 2 people plus gear and it is easy to set up and adjust in multiple configurations as needed, too. The ripstop nylon material is light and tough. The unique cut of the tarp allows it to stay taut in wind and cuts down on noise & flapping. The Twing is a perfect tarp for ultralight backpacking or for use as a shelter from the elements. One end can be sealed off the elements while the other can be left open for ventilation. For easy set up use any trekking pole, canoe or kayak paddle or tie it off to a tree from above. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination. The Twing sleeps 2 comfortably. All seams are factory taped for extreme weather protection. Superlight Silnylon material is waterproof and durable and the clever Catenary cut keeps the wings taut and minimizes flapping.