Are ZPacks tents worth it?

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.

Are ZPacks tents durable?

At less than 2 pounds with the Flex Kit upgrade, the Zpacks Duplex is one of the lightest freestanding tents on the market. Despite its ultralight focus, the Dyneema fabric is extremely durable and offers solid weather protection.

Where are Zpacks made?

West Melbourne, FL USA
Today the company employs adventurers who collectively have tens of thousands of miles of experience under their belt. 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.

Who owns Z-Pack?

Joe Valesko
Joe Valesko founded Zpacks out of his apartment in 2005. He has been designing and testing all of our gear ever since. A Triplecrowner, Joe has over 10,000 long distance miles under his belt, including the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail, Te Araroa, Tour du Mont Blanc and much more.

How much is Z-Pack at Walmart?

Average 12 Month Prices for Zithromax Z-Pak (Brand) & Azithromycin (Generic)

Pharmacy Zithromax Z-Pak Retail Price Azithromycin Retail Price
Walmart $125.49 $34.15
Walgreens $317.73 $41.06
Kroger Pharmacy $20.85 $17.51
Albertsons Pharmacy $31.68 $36.42

What is the zpacks duplex tent?

The Zpacks Duplex Tent is a single-wall 2 person tent made with Dyneema Composite Fabrics (formerly called cuben fiber) that weighs 19.4 oz. It has two doors, two vestibules, and requires two trekking poles to erect.

What do we not like about the zpacks duplex?

What we don’t: Expensive and drafty in heavy winds. Purpose-built for thru-hikers and other ounce-counting backpackers, the Zpacks Duplex is one of the lightest and most well-built tents on the market.

Is the duplex tent worth it?

However, the tent was much more comfortable for two people with the Flex option, and we feel it’s definitely worth the weight and cost for the added headroom and structural stability. For an ultralight tent, the Duplex offers a considerable amount of interior and exterior storage.

What is the difference between the Hyperlite and zpacks?

Both tents share a similar Dyneema build, hybrid single-wall design, and trekking pole set-up, but the Hyperlite weighs significantly more at 1 pound 12 —8.6 ounces more than the Zpacks. Plus, the Flex Kit upgrade makes the Zpacks freestanding for a total weight of 1 pound 14.6 ounces, and the price still is $71 less than Dirigo.