Sierra Designs Baffin Bivy
Design: bivi sack
Weight: 1 pound
Price Paid: $72.95
I rec. The Sierra D. Baffin Bivi yesterday 06/02/10 from Sunny Sports.
I tried it out for the first time last night using a Kelty Coromell 25 Deg. Down bag 2009 modle. Low temp was 43 Deg. I am 5'10" 185 lbs
The Baffin is plenty long but snug in the girth. It didn't breath as well as i had hoped, condensation on bag. This may be due to the mild temp. I may have perspired more using the baffin than without it.
The Baffin is very well put together as you would expect from Sierra D.
This is my fist bivy. I'v been using a hammock for years and wanted to try something different. I would have given a higher score but had trouble with the zips. Being a "L" side zip the Baffin only opened 3/4 around the head. 4or5 more in. would have made all the differance. I will keep the Baffin and will try other options to make it work for me.
I have a few trips planned this summer and will post more when I get it out into the field.
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After a long, exhausting day in the backcountry, those looking to save weight climb into the Sierra Designs Baffin Bivy. Designed for ultralight backpackers, alpinists, and big wall climbers, this bivy sack features DriZone waterproof shell fabric and fully taped, PVC-free seams to seal out stormy weather. And at right around a pound, the Baffin wont even be noticed until the weather rolls in.
One pound and super compressible, the Sierra Designs Baffin is a minimalist bivy for alpinists, big-wall climbers, and for use as an emergency back-up. Drizone fabric is weatherproof and breathable.
One pound and super compressible, the Baffin is a minimalist bivy for alpinists,big-wall climbers, and for use as an emergency back-up. Drizone fabric is weatherproof and breathable
On Sale. Free Shipping. Sierra Designs Baffin 1 Person Bivy DECENT FEATURES of the Sierra Designs Baffin 1 Person Bivy PVC-free seam tape Drizone single wall construction Large mesh window The SPECS Length: 76in. Width: 26in. Trail Weight: 16 oz Packed Weight: 17 oz Materials: Floor: 70D Nylon Body: Drizone 40D Nylon