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CrossBow 2 Footprint

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This factory footprint is functional and lightweight, helping protect the valuable bathtub floor of the CrossBow 2 tent. Simplicity of design makes this footprint easy to use, allowing one to focus on the horizon ahead, and not the gear. This footprint is best for those who want the perfect fitting accessory for all SlingFin CrossBow 2 tent configurations. SlingFin’s accessory tent footprint is simply a no-brainer! Four clips attach the the tent body, whether one is using the CrossBow 2 StormPak,… Full review

CrossBow 2 Mesh Drop-In

rated 3.5 of 5 stars This accessory is designed for the CrossBow 2 StormPak, allowing the user to be well protected from insects, while minimizing weight with the bare-bones setup of the CrossBow 2. For those who want a strong tent that is easy to customize, the SlingFin CrossBow 2 is a lightweight way to do it! When using the StormPak configuration, the tent user has the option to modify this open-air setup by adding the Mesh Inner Drop-In. This accessory is a hybrid between a tent inner, and an open-bottomed centrally… Full review

CrossBow 2 R/S

rated 4 of 5 stars The SlingFin CrossBow 2 R/S is the solid bodied, ripstop four-season tent in the CrossBow 2 family. Two backpackers and ALL OF THEIR GEAR can comfortably wait out the storm without being cramped. This tent is ideal for a backpacking duo that does not want to compromise shelter strength in cold weather conditions. Not every new tent builder has more experience than the big dogs… A quiet afternoon in the forest, all to myself. Although SlingFin may be a relatively new name to the tent world, the… Full review

CrossBow 2 Mesh

rated 4 of 5 stars The CrossBow 2 Mesh is the workhorse configuration of the SlingFin CrossBow 2 family. This tent will stand up to virtually any weather and conditions during three-season use, easily housing two people and ALL OF THEIR GEAR. This shelter is best suited for two travelers who simply cannot compromise quality and comfort. A mild October evening near the Ed Garvey shelter area; Appalachian Trail, Maryland Although SlingFin may be a relatively new name to the tent world, the crew on board has more collective… Full review

CrossBow 2 StormPak

rated 4 of 5 stars The StormPak is the bare bones configuration of the CrossBow 2 series tent that minimizes weight, yet still has the strength to stand up to virtually any weather! This single-wall mesh free setup is waterproof, comfortable for two people and ALL OF THEIR GEAR, and is suitable for any kind of three-season use. Although SlingFin may be a relatively new name to the tent world, the crew on board has more collective experience than most well established companies. It is clear that they have paid very… Full review

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SlingFin Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

Outdoor Retailer: Goodbye SLC
Outdoor Retailer closed its doors yesterday, and now we're out of here! Stay tuned for some final OR coverage next week, but much of the Trailspace crew (namely my family) will be off exploring the mountains of the west for the next few weeks. Read more
August 7, 2010


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