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Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy


    Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy

    If you like to travel light yet often find yourself in iffy weather conditions, the Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy offers rugged protection from the elements. See details

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    If you like to travel light yet often find yourself in iffy weather conditions, the Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy offers rugged protection from the elements.

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    If you like to travel light yet often find yourself in iffy weather conditions, the Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy offers rugged protection from the elements.

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    If you like to travel light yet often find yourself in iffy weather conditions, the Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy offers rugged protection from the elements.

    • 3-layer Gore-Tex® Respiration Positive fabric provides waterproof, windproof protection; all seams are taped to ensure waterproofness
    • Waterproof Hydroseal® coated nylon floor for extra durability; end-opening zipper is protected by a wide storm flap
    • Single overhead shockcorded Delrin® pole keeps bivy up and off of face when sack is closed; wide storm flap shields the zipper from wind and rain
    • No-see-um-mesh at opening keeps bugs off face while allowing ample ventilation; height is approximately 20 in.
    • Footprint is sized to accommodate thicker sleeping pads
    • Straps keep your sleeping pad in place, preventing the bivy from rolling over during sleep
    • High-volume foot section allows a more natural position for feet and is approximatey 14.5 in high
    • Small internal mesh pocket
    • 5 stake loops and1 guyline loop
    • Includes Delrin pole and stuff sack
    • Shoulder girth is 52 in.


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    Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy Specs
    Best use
    2 pounds
    0.91 kilograms
    4 x 15.5 inches
    84 inches
    26 inches
    Poled bivy
    Sleeping capacity
    Weight - metric
    Packed size
    Bivy length
    Shoulder width
    Design type

    Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy

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    Outdoor Research Alpine Bivyis rated4.0out of5by7.
    Rated2out of5byfromNot the Greatest, very specific use, returned it.not all that great, i used it for a four day backpacking trip and the weather wasnt bad so i didnt really use it. maybe its really good for like snowy conditions where there is no dry camp spot but other than that its almost useless.
    Date published: 2014-04-18
    Rated5out of5byfromFast and lite.My favorite bivy. Good in summer and winter, dry and wet. Rolls up very small, and can fit two of you if your partner is so ill prepared. Everything OR makes is top of the line, including this. Get one soon!!
    Date published: 2014-03-19
    Rated5out of5byfromAwesomeTested it at 4300m (14000 feet), -2 to -6 degrees celsius (22F), with a 0°F sleeping bag. I stayed warm all night and had just little condensation. Very comfortable.
    Date published: 2013-12-09
    Rated4out of5byfromGreat for a bivyAt 6'5", 200 lbs, I didn't think this thing was going to work for me. It's almost impossible to find a properly fitting sleeping bag, nonetheless a solid bivy. When I first saw the alpine bivy online, I was excited to order it and try it out. My first thoughts were about the massive amount of room in there. My entire body fits, with about a foot to spare in the head of it. I even have enough room to throw my hiking bag(full size and mini pack), boots, and a few other things in there. The first thing you want to do with this when you go to bed at night is make sure you know what the weather is going to be. This thing is 100% waterproof, but the condensation is so bad that you have to keep the head cover open, which is where you run into problems. If it rains, you get wet when that puppy is open. If you have to close it, zip the liner up about halfway so you have 12 inches of opening. all in all, great sack, keeps you away from the elements, but the condensation is rough so look for tricks to avoid it- it can be done.
    Date published: 2013-11-29
    Rated2out of5byfromDisappointed in the SackNew sack used on Trans-Catalina 3 night backpack hike in perfect weather. My sleeping bag got moist despite no rain and only minimal marine layer. Mosquito netting only top was impossible to keep in place. Not a happy camper. I returned it.
    Date published: 2013-11-02
    Rated5out of5byfromAmazingly comfortable, light, and roomyThis bivvy fits nicely in a modest sized camelback, weighs next to nothing, and couldn't be easier to use. I'm about 6' and 200 lbs, yet this bivvy was roomy and comfortable. The only drawback I have found is the rain fly - the only easy way to keep the insect mesh closed and the rain fly open is to lay on your back. It needs a little magnet or bit of velcro to hold it open so you can read comfortably on your stomach.
    Date published: 2013-09-22
    Rated5out of5byfromTruth in AdvertisingTook a road trip from Bend, Oregon to Bozeman, Montana in December. Not wanting to stay in hotels, we camped out overnight. Set up the bivy out in the open. Snowed on us all night. There was minor condensation inside the bag in the morning (I didn't leave the zipper open at all, due the single-digit temps and falling snow), but nothing that was bothersome. Stayed snug and dry all night long.
    Date published: 2013-01-23

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