I elected to buy this bivy because the one with the…
Design: 3 Season Bivy
Ease of Setup: None required
Weight: 20 oz
Price Paid: $180-200
I elected to buy this bivy because the one with the pole cost 50 dollars more. When I was on a weekend climbing trip I found out I made the wrong decision by leaving the zipper open too much and I awoke with a flood on my hands. Later I did some testing and found out when it is raining you have to pull the bottom flap by your head under the top flap so the water seeps into the ground and not into your bivy.
Other than that the bivy was leak proof. Also it is a little hot on warm nights.