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Outdoor Research Bug Bivy

bug-bivy.bmpOutdoor Research Bug Bivy – Just what it sounds like.

When the only protection from the elements you need is from the ones that buzz and crawl, there is the Outdoor Research Bug Bivy. More than just a screen to keep the bugs out, the Outdoor Research Bug Bivy has a number of great features that make it ideal for warm, summer trips.

Made with ultra-light, no-see-um mesh, the Outdoor Research Bug Bivy will let you star gaze, uninterrupted, all night long. The Outdoor Research Bug Bivy sets up with a single shock cord Delrin pole. This gives you a little head and shoulder space, as well as helps keep the screen off your face and the bugs even further away.

The floor of the Outdoor Research Bug Bivy is made from a Hydroseal 200 coated taffeta. This helps keep you dry and protects against moisture. The floor also sports sleeping pad straps. These straps allow you to attach your sleeping pad to the floor of the bivy to prevent slipping.

The quick & dirty:

Where you can get one: $68

Why it rocks:

  • Affordable
  • Well made
  • Easy to setup
  • No-see-um mesh
  • Sleeping pad straps
  • Why it bites:

  • Not sure

Seat-of-the-pants rating: 8 out of 10

The Outdoor Research Bug Bivy is idea for those who love sleeping out in the open, but don’t like the idea of cuddling with the creepy crawlies of the night. If youa re looking for something to protect you from bugs during the night, this is what you are looking for.

Looking to buy? Check out these sites: $68