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MEC Silicone Guides Tarp


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The classic Guide’s Tarp is big enough to shelter several people for dining or sleeping. The silicone-treated fabric is awesomely light and compact and has incredible tear-resistance. It is a versatile design that you can rig as a roof, or pitch at an angle to create a comfortable shelter from the wind.

  • Multiple attachment points provide lots of rigging options. Nylon tabs on each corner, and grommets along sides
  • Side points are reinforced with triangular Cordura® patches to add strength and keep tension when rigged
  • The stuff sack snaps onto an attachment near the middle of the centre seam, so you can use a trekking pole, paddle, or length of wood as a centre pole
  • Centre loop lets you suspend it pyramid-style

Tech specs

Weight792g (Stainless Steel)
792g (Sour Apple)
Ideal for
  • Backpacking
Fabric30-denier nylon ripstop
Waterproof treatmentSilicone-coated
AttachmentGrommets + nylon tabs
Packed size31 x 22cm
Dimensions3.9 x 2.9m
Stuff sackYes
Made inVietnam

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