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Flat Tarp

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Rated 5.0 out of 5
Based on 58 reviews
There are virtually limitless ways to shield yourself from the elements with our simple, ultralight Flat Tarp.
THE ULTIMATE ULTRALIGHT TARP SHELTER FOR MINIMALIST BACKPACKERS

The ultimate minimalist, ultralight tarp shelter for backpacking, our Flat Tarp is engineered to be precisely what passionate adventurers need and nothing more. With nearly unlimited pitching options, the Flat Tarp is available in two sizes: 8'6" x 8'6" square or rectangular for 8' x 10' tarp shelter configurations. Pitch according to weather conditions, terrain or need. Flat edges and square corners, non-catenary cut for maximum versatility. Every Hyperlite Mountain Gear Dyneema® Composite Fabric (formerly Cuben Fiber) tarp features fully bonded seams, adding near-total impermeability to a long list of attributes, including exceptional durability and UV resistance, that distinguish the Flat Tarp from other ultralight tarp options. Use adjustable trekking poles for set up. Stake kits sold separately.

THE ULTIMATE ULTRALIGHT TARP SHELTER FOR MINIMALIST BACKPACKERS
WHY CHOOSE THE FLAT TARP?

WHY CHOOSE THE FLAT TARP?

DOUBLE REINFORCED TIE-OUTS

Fully bonded radial double reinforced tie-outs with line locks. Create a taut pitch with confidence

WATERPROOF MATERIALS

Constructed with DCF8 Dyneema® Composite fabrics. Super light, tough, and 100% waterproof

STRATEGICALLY PLACED TIE-OUTS THROUGHOUT

Whatever you're pitching around or attaching tie-outs to, there are options for a great setup

FEATURES

FEATURES:

  • Seams:Fully-Bonded, Stitchless Ridgeline Seam
  • Tie-Outs:16 perimeter tie-outs; 4 in the center, 1/3, and 2/3 of the interior body
  • Guy Lines:Ten (10) Ultralight 2.8mm UHMWPE Core Guy Lines
  • D-rings:Two (2) Sewn in D-rings for attaching Echo 2 Insert under the ridge line
  • Compatible With:Echo 2 Insert
  • Includes:Medium Drawstring Stuff Sack

SPECS & DIMENSIONS

8'6" x 8'6"

  • MaterialDCF8
  • Weight0.55 lbs | 8.85 oz. | 251g
  • Dimensions8'6" x 8'6" | 259.1cm x 259.1cm
  • Packed Dimensions6.5” x 5.5” x 3.5” | 16.5cm x 14cm x 8.9cm
  • Made InMexico

8' x 10'

  • MaterialDCF8
  • Weight0.61 lbs | 9.74 oz. | 276g
  • Dimensions8' x 10' | 244cm x 305cm
  • Packed Dimensions6.5” x 5.5” x 3.5” | 16.5cm x 14cm x 8.9cm
  • Made InMexico

WHY CHOOSE THE FLAT TARP?

DOUBLE REINFORCED TIE-OUTS

Fully bonded radial double reinforced tie-outs with line locks. Create a taut pitch with confidence

WATERPROOF MATERIALS

Constructed with DCF8 Dyneema® Composite fabrics. Super light, tough, and 100% waterproof

STRATEGICALLY PLACED TIE-OUTS THROUGHOUT

Whatever you're pitching around or attaching tie-outs to, there are options for a great setup

FEATURES:

  • Seams:Fully-Bonded, Stitchless Ridgeline Seam
  • Tie-Outs:16 perimeter tie-outs; 4 in the center, 1/3, and 2/3 of the interior body
  • Guy Lines:Ten (10) Ultralight 2.8mm UHMWPE Core Guy Lines
  • D-rings:Two (2) Sewn in D-rings for attaching Echo 2 Insert under the ridge line
  • Compatible With:Echo 2 Insert
  • Includes:Medium Drawstring Stuff Sack
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Rated 5 out of 5

Lightening up.

Wanted to cut some weight in my pack by stop carrying a tent. But hiking in the PNW without one is a great way to spend a wet night.

Enter the Flat Tarp. Weighs a pound (2.5 lbs less than my tent), and keeps me dry in all but the worst storms.

Doesn’t take up much space in my pack either. Love it.

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Bomber tarp

Well made! Very happy with purchase.

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Bomber!

I spent 8 weeks bushwhacking and backpacking throughout Alaska. This thing held up valiantly and kept us dry throughout the entire process. The guy lines work fantastically, making it super easy to set up on the fly and within a matter of minutes. Considering the weight, I may replace my tent with a tarp system!

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Sweet

Very nice tarp!! Looking forward to getting lots of miles out of it!!!

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Awesome tarp!

This is a great tarp and for the versatility of a shelter like this you can't beat the price! Its light enough for me to bring it even if im sharing a tent with my wife and versatile enough to use for a hammock tarp or a ground shelter. All the different tie out points make this a gem!

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