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SUPERLIGHT BIVY $175.00

Specifications




SUPERLIGHT BIVY™
Solo and Custom Duo Sizes

2004 MLD Innovation: The first DWR top SuperLight Backpacker Bivy with a net window. Still The Best!


• Pro Level SuperLight Bivy™
• MLD Mountain 10D 3X DWR Top
• Pro Silnylon OD Green or White .75 Cuben Fiber Bottom
• Deep Side Zipper for easy entry/exit.
• Original Design: First DWR Backpacker Top Style Bivy with a Net Face Window.
• Oversize for zero sleeping bag loft compression plus extra head room for some gear inside.


This is the bivy used by Andrew Skurka on his incredible 4700mi Alaska -Yukon Expedition. - http://www.andrewskurka.com

Review:
http://sectionhiker.com/gear-of-the-year-mld-superlight-bivy/

What are the main functions of a water resistant (not waterproof) bivy like the SuperLight Bivy?
1: Part of the total sleep heat retention system - adds 5 - 15 degrees of warmth - especially if any slight wind at all get under/around your shelter.
2: Bug Protection
3: Built in Ground Cloth
4: Protects from any blown or splashed rain /snow that nets in under your overhead shelter.
5: Saves weight from the total shelter system. It's a 7oz multipurpose piece of gear that allows a lighter sleeping bag, no need for a ground cloth or a separate bug protection system. Allows the use of a smaller overhead shelter.
6: Can be used alone for night temps above about 65 degrees when you do not need a sleeping bag but do need some wind/ water protection, a bit of warmth like a sheet and bug protection.
7: Can be used alone with no overhead tarp for cowboy camping.
8: Pairs perfectly with a backcountry style quilt to limit warm air venting during night moves.
9: By putting your sleep pad inside the bivy you increase the sleep pad/system thermal efficiency by limiting convective heat loss.


Pro Silnylon Bottom- OD Green
MED 7oz / 200gms
LG 7.5oz / 215gms
XL 8oz / 230gms

Cuben Fiber Bottom - White +$70 .75 oz sq/yd Cuben Fiber
MED 5.5 oz / 155gms
LG 6oz / 170gms
XL 6.5oz / 185gms

NOTE: NEW SIZE SPECS FOR 2017

SIZES / GIRTH: IF IN DOUBT - SIZE UP!!!

MED:
72"/182cm Shoulder 55" / 140cm Foot
For users up to 6'2" OR 185lbs with a regular 20" wide X 72" long pads and no thicker than 1.5".

LG:
82" /208cm shoulder 65"/ 172cm foot
For users up to 6'6" OR 230lbs with a pad up to 25" wide X 77" long X 2.5" thick OR you move around a LOT or have mild claustrophobia.

XL: CUSTOM- NON Returnable
87"/218cm shoulder 70" / 182cm foot
Rarely Needed XL Giant Size- Only for those over 6' and over 190lbs AND a very thick+wide+long sleep pad AND a winter thick sleeping bag OR you move around at night like cats fighting. It's pretty big. CUSTOM- NON Returnable.


If in doubt on size- Size UP. We suggest trying out the fit with your pad and bag at home in a clean environment (no dog hairs please) before using. Used sleeping gear can not be returned.



DUO SIZE - NOTE: Duo Size is Custom Order- Non Returnable
$225- SilNylon
$325 Cuben Fiber
12oz SilNylon
9oz Cuben
105 Shoulder girth
85 Foot Girth
***All Net Hood Only***
Zipper down both sides to hips
Sized for two 20" X 72 X .75" - 2" sleep pads with both users under 6'1"
DUO IS ONE SIZE

• Top Fabric: MLD 2015 Mounatin 10dX10d 3xDWR Nylon Ripstop - .72oz sq/yd finished weight- Black Only DWR=Durable Water Repellant - designed to be used with overheard protection or shelter in the rain. It is not waterproof.

• Bottom Fabric: OD Green PRO Silnylon or White .75 Cuben Fiber +$70

• Highest Quality MLD Mountain 3xDWR 10d fabric sourced specifically for our bivys with no compromise on price or performance.

• #3YKK zip with two dual sided pulls extends to waist for easy entry and exit.

• Least expensive truly Ultralight High Performance bivy made.

• Large Half Moon bug net window over the face is large enough for good ventilation. We've tuned this window size just right to for the right balance of ventilation, low condensation and heat retention.

• Optional all bug net head- recommended for primary use in warmer climates and warmer seasons with night temps mostly above 45 degrees. This is also a better choice for very rainy and extra humid conditions and can lower condensation inside the bivy when you sweat or are forced to wear damp clothes while sleeping.

• Mummy shaped with large volume head and foot area.

• Overhead hang loop positioned over the face. Clip it up under your tarp/shelter to create more air flow around the head.

• Four drying hang loops- NOTE: THEY ARE NOT STAKE OUT LOOPS!!! if you use them to stake the bivy use small bungee cord and stake loosely...they are not intended to function as the corners like tent bathtub floor.

User Review:
http://sectionhiker.com/gear-of-the-year-mld-superlight-bivy/


Options


• Reg: Fits all regular size three season down bags and users to 6�1" and about 185lbs using a 20" wide or smaller pad.

• Large: For extra thick winter bags, long bags and users over 6'1" / 185lbs and sleep pads more than 2.5" thick.


• Left or Right Zip

• Cuben Fiber Bottom- .75oz weight Cuben Fiber


Available Options:
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McNett Zip Lube & Cleaner:
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