LytW8 Mini Tent

 In a quest to simplify my tarp and bivy into one item, I developed what I call the "Mini Tent". As I don't spend much time in my shelter I just needed something large enough to crawl into at night with a spot for a few pieces of gear. I wanted a shelter that was sub 1 lb, could fend off a night of rain, and protect me from insects. I used commonly available light weight silynylon.  My final design does all of this and weighed 12.75 oz.

Side View


Front with Netting Zipped Close


Rear View from the Field


Front View with Netting Open