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Sleep under the stars with Outdoor Research's most technically advanced shelter systems, built with thru-hikers, backpackers and ultralight alpinists in mind.
Bivy Bags are lighter than a tent, simple to pitch and pack, and they enable you to sleep virtually anywhere – so what are you waiting for? Concerned about lack of livable space and breathability? No problem, Outdoor Research's new Interstellar Bivy tackles these issues head on with a remarkable multi-way design that blurs the line between apparel and shelter. The Interstellar Bivy allows you to sit up inside the bag, hands-free to organise gear and head fully protected by an integrated sombrero. It's an exceptionally breathable and pack-friendly shelter thanks to the proprietary 3-layer AscentShell™fabric, which offers a higher-performing blend of air permeability, breathability and superior stretch in a waterproof package, and helps more effectively manage condensation.
For something a little more conventional by design - but in the same fabric - try the Stargazer Bivy. As the name implies - the Stargazer Bivy has a huge U-shaped opening that not only makes it far easier to get in and out of than traditional bivy openings, it allows for an expansive view (while still staying protected behind bug mesh) when weather conditions allow.
Interstellar Bivy - RRP £315
AscentShell™ 3L, 100% nylon, 20D mechanical stretch ripstop face with 100% polyester
12D backer, 100% nylon, 40D ripstop with TPU lamination floor
XXLarge No-See-Em Mesh Screen
Delrin. Single-Pole System
Reflective Logo and Trims
Glow-in-the-Dark Zipper Pulls
Large Side Opening
One Guy Line Loop
Two Stake Loops
High Volume Toe End
Multi-Configuration allows you to sit up and organize gear while in bivy
Storm // Solaria
With Pole: 19.9 oz. / 564 g
Without Pole: 18 oz. / 510 g
Stargazer Bivy - RRP £290
AscentShell™ 3L, 100% nylon, 20D mechanical stretch rip stop face with 100% polyester
Outdoor Research® is dedicated to inspiring the journey ahead with award-winning technical apparel and accessories. Based in Seattle since 1981, we are committed to improving our customer's experience through innovative materials, purpose-driven features, and versatile products that are backed by our Infinite Guarantee®. We rely on the real-world testing of our athlete ambassadors, mountain guides, and local adventurers involved in our core sports: alpinism, rock and ice climbing, hiking, backpacking, paddling, trail running, and backcountry skiing and snowboarding. We're here for the fun, adventure, excitement, and For the Journey Ahead™.
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Product News at UKH presents climbing, walking and mountaineering equipment posts that will be of interest to our readers. Please feel free to comment about the post and products on the associated thread.