MSR Thru-Hiker 70 Wing


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MSR Camp & Hike Thru-Hiker 70 Wing Amber 10827. The 70 Wing accommodates 1 3 people and weighs as little as .38 kg (12 oz) while the 100 Wing offers ample room for 3 backpackers at a minimum weight of only .49 kg (1 lb 1 oz). Use a wing shelter by itself on a fastpacking trip along the John Muir Trail or pair one with the Thru Hiker Mesh House 2 or 3 (sold separately) for added wind and rain protection on a long haul trip up the Continental Divide.


Offering essential protection for minimalists, thru-hikers and long-distance backpackers, the MSR Thru-Hiker 70 Wing shelter keeps wind and rain at bay with minimal impact on your total pack weight.


The MSR Thru Hiker 70 Wing is a tarp for ultralight protection. Set it up with your trekking poles or accessory poles (not included), or even use nearby trees to suspend it. Whatever works best for you. Use on its own, or it's also compatible with the Thru-Hiker Mesh House (sold separately). Features of the MSR Thru Hiker 70 Wing Wind and rain protection for small groups 70 Wing Fits 2-3 people 100 Wing comfortably Fits 3 people Ample rain protection with minimal impact on total pack weight Tiny pack-size Fits in the smallest of backpacks Compatible with Thru-Hiker Mesh House 2 or 3 Adaptable: Set up with trekking or accessory poles, or suspend from a tree Compact: Both wings pack down tiny and Fit in the smallest of backpacks Thru-Hiker 70 Wing and 100 Wing keep wind and rain at bay with minimal impact on total pack weight

- Moosejaw

Minimalist backpackers and ultralight enthusiasts will appreciate the simple and lightweight design of the MSR Thru-Hiker Tarp. The Thru-Hiker comes in two sizes with the smaller 70 Wing option capable of sleeping two to three people and the larger 100 Wing option capable of comfortably sleeping three. The non-freestanding design means you'll need to either set the tarp up with trekking poles, accessory poles (sold separately), or between trees, but you'll still be snug as a bug in a rug, even if the weather gets unpleasant, because the tarp is made from lightweight 20D ripstop nylon that has been treated with a Xtreme coating, which repels water. You can also pitch your tarp above MSR's Thru-Hiker Mesh House (not included) when bugs are an issue. The best part of the Thru-Hiker is it weighs right around a pound and packs down small, so you'll hardly notice it in your pack when you set out to beat your own personal record on the JMT or Pacific Crest Trail.