It's not the lightest or largest option out there,…
17 August 2013
Summary: It's not the lightest or largest option out there, but it's one of the best.
Pros: Generous coverage, Easy setup, Tons of guyout points, Strong, Sheds water like a pro, Versatile, Excellent single-person shelter
Cons: Not the best shape for hammock coverage, A little heavy, Pitching in snowy conditions requires steeper pitch, Two people sheltering under it can be cozy depending on the weather. Three gets crowded.
My wife and I purchased a Green River 6 along with…
22 July 2009
Excerpt: My wife and I purchased a Green River 6 along with the footprint this summer. When we tried to setup the tent, the footprint wouldn't allow the tent to fully extend. Upon contacting customer service at Kelty to verify the dimensions, we were told that they didn't have that information but that the...
This a very durable tarp with tons of options for…
17 May 2009
Excerpt: This a very durable tarp with tons of options for set up. I take mine for three season hammock camping. Suspended on the diagonal, it gives great end to end coverage while retaining the option of staking it to the ground for max side coverage when the rain is blowing.
This is truly a great product! Kelty rocks on this…
28 April 2005
Excerpt: This is truly a great product! Kelty rocks on this tarp for backpacking or anywhere you need a quick, dependable, rugged, lightweight tarp. I have both the Noah's Tarp 9 and the Canyon Tarp, which is the same as the 16. I highly recommend this tarp.
This is probably the best value for the buck in tarps.
28 December 2001
Excerpt: This is probably the best value for the buck in tarps. light enough to be carried for extra shelter if you plan on carrying a tent. I use this with my bivy in winter when bugs are not a problem.
A very lightweight and cheap alternative to tenting.
30 September 1999
Excerpt: A very lightweight and cheap alternative to tenting. I added two old aluminum tent poles and about 12 stakes/guy out lines and it still comes in under 3 pounds. You can get it very taut, it has a multitude of configurations and can be raised or lowered to alter the declination of the sides,...