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8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp

Item #: 20069

Our Price: $89.99

The Campmor Sil/Nylon Ultralight Tarps are a lightweight solution to your camping needs. Ultra lightweight tarp made of 1.1 oz. silicone impregnated ripstop nylon. Very strong and extremely water resistant. Almost the weight of traditional tarps. Grommets on outside edge (about every 2 feet). 3 Nylon ties sewn in on center seam for more pitching options. Size: 8 ft. x 10 ft. Wt.: 13 oz. Comes in 3 sizes.
  • 8'x10' - Finished size is slightly smaller - Finished Size: 7'9" x 9'9"
  • Lightweight silicone impregnated nylon
  • *Note: Traditional seam sealers will not work with silicone impregnatedmaterials. A silicone based sealer must be used such as Silnet #20071
  • Weight = 13 oz.
  • Grommets on the corners and down the edges, about every 2.5 feet
  • Made in the USA

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Equinox8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp
 
4.4

(based on 43 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (42)
  • Waterproof (33)
  • Easy to set up (19)
  • Durable (17)
  • Windproof (16)

Cons

  • Condensation (3)

Best Uses

  • Backpacking (38)
  • Car camping (11)
  • Mountaineering (4)
  • Backyard (3)
  • Climbing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (25), Avid adventurer (16)
    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (37), Comfort driven (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (42)

Reviewed by 43 customers

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5.0

Great Lightweight Tarp

By jasonaheisey

from Kanab, UT

About Me Professional/Guide

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Fly Works Well
  • Lightweight
  • Sturdy
  • Waterproof

Cons

  • Collapses in Wind
  • Collects Condensation

Best Uses

  • Backpacking
  • Tarp Packing

Comments about Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp:

I use this as my wrap and shelter for my primitive tarp pack as a wilderness guide in UT. It's light, which also means it sometimes doesn't hold sturdy in wind, but I'd rather cut the weight.

  • What Is Your Gear Style:
  • Minimalist
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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4.0

Backup shelter for winter hikes

By rcinsc

from State College, PA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Lightweight
  • Sturdy
  • Windproof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backpacking

    Comments about Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp:

    We needed a lightweight tarp as cover in case we had to bivy out on a winter AT hike. We did made the shelter, and the tarp came in handy as an additional wind break. We're satisfied with the quality, and are looking forward to checking out the waterproofing this summer in the Olympics.

    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Comfort Driven
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    1.0

    Lightweight tarp leaks at Velcro

    By Nationhiker

    from Carnation, WA

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Sturdy

    Cons

    • Leaky

    Best Uses

      Comments about Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp:

      My friend has this same tarp and i've used it with him and we both like it. It was time to get my own but it leaked the first time i used it! Unacceptable!

      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Minimalist
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      • No

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      5.0

      lightweight and necessary

      By karacake

      from Long Island, NY

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dries fast
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lightweight
      • Sturdy
      • Waterproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backpacking
        • Car Camping

        Comments about Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp:

        I always bring 2 nysil tarps with me when I camp, great for protection from the elements. no matter how bad the weather gets, I can put my stuff under the nysil and everything will stay dry. Necessary item for traveling in the outdoors.

        • What Is Your Gear Style:
        • Minimalist
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Ultralight Tarp

        By Reiner Gal

        from Gig Harobr, WA

        About Me Avid Adventurer

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Fly Works Well
        • Lightweight
        • Sturdy
        • Waterproof
        • Windproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backpacking

          Comments about Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp:

          Tested this out on a rainy backpack in the Olympics last week. Worked like a champ. Plenty of grommets made for easy set up. Held up well in constant drizzle and rain and some wind. I'm going to buy another for camp cook area.

          • What Is Your Gear Style:
          • Minimalist
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          • No

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          5.0

          Great tarp

          By dave

          from HI

          About Me Avid Adventurer

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fly Works Well
          • Lightweight
          • Waterproof
          • Windproof

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backpacking
            • Climbing
            • Mountaineering

            Comments about Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp:

            great product, you get what you pay for

            • What Is Your Gear Style:
            • Minimalist
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            • No

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            5.0

            Necessary Equipment

            By Wish I Were Camping Now

            from Missouri

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Lightweight
            • Sturdy
            • Waterproof
            • Windproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backpacking
              • Car Camping

              Comments about Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp:

              I bought this to provide extra shelter capacity when hammock camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Lightweight and amazingly useful. I've used it on every campout since and it's lightweight enough I never have to decide whether to leave it at home.

              • What Is Your Gear Style:
              • Minimalist
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              • No

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              5.0

              Light and strong

              By JB

              from Jacksonville, FL

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Waterproof
              • Windproof

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backpacking

                Comments about Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp:

                Set up twice so far...works great as advertised. Withstood heavy GA storm.

                • What Is Your Gear Style:
                • Minimalist
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Backpacking Essential!

                By Captainscs

                from fort myers, FL

                About Me Avid Adventurer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Lightweight
                • Sturdy
                • Waterproof
                • Windproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backpacking

                  Comments about Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp:

                  Bought this for a 3 week backpacking trip, 160 miles in NC in April. Sturdy perimeter grommets at 2' on center along with 3 tie straps in the body at the ridge line make this versatile and easy to set up. One night used it as a wind break in 50mph winds and was pleasantly surprised to see that it could take it. Buy it -- it's worth the money. "Never leave home without it!"

                  • What Is Your Gear Style:
                  • Minimalist
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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great lightweight shelter

                  By Adventuring Boy Scout

                  from Olympia, Washington

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Waterproof

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backpacking

                    Comments about Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp:

                    This kept me dry on a wet April backpacking trip at the Washington coast. You just have to be aware of the wind direction and set your tarp up so that the wind won't blow it down. It is so lightweight and easy to pack. I will definitely use it again.

                    • What Is Your Gear Style:
                    • Minimalist
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    • Q:

                      What is the thickness of the material in inches? Isn't this also measured in gauge or mils?
                      Asked on 1/15/2013 by John from Cross City, FL.

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        The material that makes the EQUINOX 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp is measured in wt per sq yard which is 1.1 oz ripstop.

                        Answered on 1/18/2013 by Steve from Campmor
                    • Q:

                      Is there a grommet in the exact mid-point of each of the 8' sides?
                      Asked on 6/9/2012 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        There is a grommet in the exact midpoint of the 8' side.

                        Answered on 6/28/2012 by Steve from Campmor
                    • Q:

                      Does the seem need to be sealed, or has that been done at the factory?
                      Asked on 5/29/2012 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Are the center ties parallel to the 8' or 10' sides?
                      Asked on 12/19/2011 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        parallel to the 8' side.

                        Answered on 12/21/2011 by Steve from Campmor
                    • Q:

                      What is the finished size?
                      Asked on 11/21/2011 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        The finished tarp size is 7' 6" x 9' 6".

                        Answered on 11/22/2011 by Bob from Campmor
                    • Q:

                      Are the seams factory sealed or do I have to seal them myself?
                      Asked on 7/14/2011 by caddis

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        It is factory sealed.

                        Answered on 7/5/2012 by Anonymous
                    • Q:

                      Does Campmor sell lightweight aluminum poles that could fit in the grommets and be used to set this up? (I don't use trekking poles) I couldn't find them on the website, at least...
                      Asked on 3/31/2011 by Andrew

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      how much does it weigh?
                      Asked on 3/6/2011 by Anonymous

                      2 answers

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        The Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp weighs approimately 13 ozs.

                        Answered on 3/7/2011 by Bob from Campmor
                      • A:

                        13.9 oz.

                        Answered on 9/4/2011 by 2 tall from phoenix, az
                    • Q:

                      Is this tarp 30 Denier or 70 Denier nylon? If neither, than what?

                      Are the grommets reinforced?
                      Asked on 3/2/2011 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        The Equinox 8 ft. x 10 ft. Ultralight Backpacking Tarp has no specific Denier rating....Our guess is probably closer to 30 denier. The grommets are not reinforced.

                        Answered on 3/3/2011 by Bob from Campmor
                    • Q:

                      waterproof?
                      Asked on 2/25/2011 by john from NJ

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        extremely water resistant

                        Answered on 2/28/2011 by Betty
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