Tarptent Aeon Li Review: One Pound, One Person26 Sep 11 Logan Watts / gear
The Tarptent Aeon Li (“lithium”) is a single-pound, single-pole, single-person, single-wall, half-pyramid shelter that’s extraordinarily ultralight yet still quite spacious. We’ve been testing one for nearly a year to see how it holds up after a lot of rigorous use. Here’s the full review.
A Mini Vuelta de Vasco; Sierra de Urbasa with a child50 Jul 9 Cass Gilbert / gear-lists
Inspired by the Vuelta de Vasco bikepacking route, Cass and his family head off to the Basque Country to bite off a chunk of the ride, crossing Spain’s Sierra de Urbasa in western Navarre by way of high plateaux, lush forest, Vías Verdes, and druid stones. Here’s some insights into the nuts and bolts of the trip, along with six-year-old Sage’s full packlist, details of his rig, and their core family camping gear…
Tarptent Double Rainbow Review: Big tent, small packsize28 Jun 5 Cass Gilbert / gear
The US-made Double Rainbow is Tarptent’s most popular model. Weighing in at just 1.2kg, it offers a surprising amount of living space for two riders, combined with a very minimal packsize, making it ideal for bikepackers… especially tall ones. We take a look at the newly updated 2019 model, testing it out camping in the US, the UK, and France.
Tarptent Announces Updated Moment DW5 Oct 30 Miles Arbour / news
Building on more than five years of customer feedback, Tarptent has updated the 2019 Moment DW to include better ventilation, added stability in the wind, and much more. Read on for the official press release…
Tarptent Cloudburst 3 Review12 Oct 2 Skyler Des Roches / gear
“It’s not you, it’s the tent.” Most of us will agree, bikepacking as a couple is best done with a three-person tent. After 11 years, Skyler finds his ideal couples bikepacking shelter in a unique tunnel tent design, the Tarptent Cloudburst 3. Read the full review…
Tarptent Bowfin 1 Review: from Tahoe to the Altiplano18 Jul 5 Cass Gilbert / gear
Well loved by long distance through-hikers, California-based Tarptent is known for its broad range of minimal and lightweight shelters and tents. We take the freestanding Bowfin 1 on our travels and see how it fares for bikepacking, testing it in a range of locations, from balmy Lake Tahoe and blisteringly hot Baja California, to Bolivia’s blustery Altiplano…