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Sierra Designs Origami 2 UL

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Price I paid included Free UPS delivery. I am somewhat…

Rating: rated 3.5 of 5 stars
Design: teepee tarp
Sleeps: 2
Ease of Setup: easy after practice
Weight: 2 lbs plus
Price Paid: $114.95

Price I paid included Free UPS delivery.

I am somewhat disappointed with the Origami 2. For all the square footage it covers the outer edges are very low and essentially unusable. The five required stakes also have to be in the just the right spots to apply even tension on the 5 panels.

BUT; it is light. No poles other than the hiking pole I carry anyway.

I can pitch it in a downpour and just crawl under it, unlike soaking the tent body before I get a fly up.

This tarp can be suspended from a tripod of 7 ft sticks or a guy line between two trees, freeing internal space.

I will probably buy the fitted ground sheet at some point, if only to keep my toes from slipping out from under the canopy and into the rain and not having to spend so much time inspecting possible runoff paths prior to setup.

I have not tried it in high wind or snow, yet.

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Sierra Designs Origami 2 UL

Discontinued

The Origami 2 UL has been discontinued. It last appeared in Sierra Designs's 2010 product line.

previously retailed for:
$89.95 - $179.00

The Sierra Designs Origami 2 UL is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen May 13, 2011 at Moosejaw.

If you're looking for a new tarp/shelter, check out the best reviewed current models.

Specs

Trail Weight 1 lb 14 oz
Packed Weight 2 lb 8 oz
Number of Doors 1
Interior Area 51 sq ft
Peak Height 58 in
Body Material 40D HT Nylon, 1500 mm
Poles DAC Press Fit