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Old 11-03-2009, 12:21 PM   #9
Buster Bear
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Location: Laurentian Mountains Quebec
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A little over 10 lbs including stove for a 6-man (say 4...) hot shelter. It's not that heavy. Most backpackers wouldn't have a problem carrying a split load of 6 lbs for the tipi and 4 lbs for the stove (plus a ground sheet). Even when alone using a pulk.

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I rarely overnight in winter but I've had the opportunity to try out the 8-man version with 4 other people and it was the most comfortable winter shelter I've ever tried. You don't need a lot of wood to keep it comfortable. A few stick will last for hours... Great to keep those hot toddies coming!
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