Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 UL

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Great wind protection for such a thin fabric. The…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $239

Summary

Great wind protection for such a thin fabric. The gear closet is an added bonus. Roomy enough to sit up. Light as a feather. Haven't tried it in a downpour yet but held up well in light ran with little condensation.

Pros

  • I love that you can leave 2 out of 3 poles at home and use your trekking poles.
  • Packs up small and flexible
  • Small size allows you to tent almost anywhere

Cons

  • Wish there was a better option than the foot pole
  • A bit tight with a week's worth of gear
  • Color stands out when you are trying to stealth

I took this tent on the AT for five days. It is fairly easy to set up...even while exhausted.

I chose to use a footprint although the claim is that you don't need one. I was worried about sharp objects. If I tie the guylines to a tree the tent is much more stable than staking the top.

Sitting up was something I needed to get used to. I am 5'10" so I needed to back up a bit as not to hit the slant of the tent. Once I adjusted, it was a breeze. The length of the tent gave me amble room to put small stuff sacks and some gear but most I left under the gear closet so that I could be more comfy. I loooove the gear closet. 

The tent packs up easily which is important to me. I like to head out early. This was my first time using this tent and I would definitely recommend it. Just can't wait to be in a downpour so I can see how it holds up.

G00SE

Looks like a great UL choice. Thanks for reviewing it Jaye (would LOVE to see a few pictures, if you wouldn't mind adding them.).


4 years ago
Jaye Carr

Goose. I didn't take any on this trip. Hopefully heading out for a few more days toward the end of the month. I will snap a few and add them on. Thanks.


4 years ago

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Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 UL

previously retailed for:
$163.99 - $299.95

The Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 UL is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen May 2, 2018 at CampSaver.com.

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