Are Zpacks tents worth it?

This tent is one of the best shelters I’ve ever used, hands down. True, it’s not a small investment, but it’ll be worth it for thru-hikers and long distance backpackers. Update: The Zpacks Triplex is also excellent for hiking partners wanting a bit more space.

What is a Zpack tent?

Specifically designed for taller backpackers and thru-hikers, this lightweight tent provides ample head and foot room while still easily pitching with a single trekking pole. A great fit whether you are a triple-crowner or just out for a weekend in the Smokies.

What are Zpacks made of?

Most Zpacks gear is made from “Dyneema® Composite Fabrics”. Dyneema® Composite Fabric (Formerly Cuben Fiber) and features DSM’s bio-based Dyneema® fiber technology. Sourced from renewable, bio-based feedstock, it is the first ever bio-based ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (HMPE) fiber.

Where are Zpacks tents made?

West Melbourne, FL USA
This constant experience allows us to design and sell a premier collection of ultralight gear to fill out every adventurers needs, all sewn in our facility in West Melbourne, FL USA.

How long does a Zpacks tent last?

Carbon fiber tent stakes don’t last long in our experience. DURABILITY: Zpacks says the expected lifespan of the Triplex is at least one full 2,500+ mile thru-hike, or many years of casual use with some care.

How small does the Zpacks duplex pack?

Packed size often correlates with weight, and the Duplex Flex packs down to about the size of a small sleeping bag (there was room to spare in its included 7 x 13-inch stuff sack).

Where is Zpacks located?

West Melbourne, FL
We are located in West Melbourne, FL 32904.

Are Zpacks tents seam sealed?

Seam Sealing: All Zpacks shelters have taped seams and bonded tie outs! No seam sealing necessary.

Do you need a prescription for Z-Pack?

Azithromycin is a prescription drug that needs to be prescribed by a licensed prescriber or physician. QuickMD can treat most infections remotely through telemedicine and prescribe azithromycin online.

How long does it take a Z-Pack to work?

A Z-Pack typically takes at least five days to fully work, but it can start to relieve your sore throat and other symptoms on the first day you take it. If your doctor prescribes a generic version of azithromycin, your treatment may only last three days.

Do Zpacks tents come with stakes?

No tent stakes included – we like these ones and carry 8 of them. No tent poles included – Use your trekking poles or pick up Zpacks’ carbon fiber poles.

How many stakes do you need for the Zpacks duplex?

8 stakes
A fantastic choice for any hiker, the Duplex is an ultralight shelter with enough room for two hikers or one person with gear. The Duplex features a two-pole setup and requires 8 stakes to pitch.

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