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Black Diamond Firstlight & I-Tent Footprint

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    8 Reviews

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    Ground cloths keep those pesky rocks from poking straight through your tent floor.

    The Bibler I-Tent/Firstlight Ground Cloth provides protection for your Black Diamond Firstlight tent or Bibler I-Tent. Add some longevity to your beloved tent and keep out the wet better at the same time.
    • Item #BLD0637

    Tech Specs

    Compatibility
    Black Diamond Firstlight/I
    Attachment Method
    grommets
    Claimed Weight
    9.7 oz
    Recommended Use
    protecting your tent floor
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

    Tech Specs

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    Get the ground tarp.

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    If you have a firstlight and you are going to use it at all when not in total lightweight mode it makes sense/I would suggest having the ground tarp as well. Firstlights are not the most durable tents, they are not supposed to be and therefore it will really save the floor of the tent if you want to use it car camping and or any form of camping when weight is not as issue.

    Great Tent

      If you are looking for a sturdy shelter that is very light weight, this is your tent. It is compact and durable. I carried it for thirty miles through the Whitecloud mountains without worrying about pack space or weight. At night, my wife and I easily fit ourselves, our pads and sleeping bags along with some spare clothes, food, and other miscellaneous small gear into this tent. I do not yet own the vestibule, but I am sure that our packs would have fit there nicely. Tall and wide people might have more trouble fitting inside.

      The tent does not come seam-sealed. It comes with a do-it-yourself sealant kit. The process is simple and effective. We received rain every night on our trip, one night up to four hours or more of heavy rain. The tent did its job. We stayed dry.

      Ventilation is an issue. Condensation is heavy unless the front door is left wide open, but this is not a good idea in a rainstorm without the vestibule. The inside of the tent had to be dried each day before packing.

      The footprint is waterproof and durable. It is also lightweight. It does seem a couple of inches too short.

      Overall, it is one of the best tents I own. It is a reliable piece of equipment. I look forward to testing it out in more situations.

      Great High Altitude Tent

        I bought this tent for high altitute alpine camps. I recently used it around 12500ft and it performed excellently. Wind gusts were in the 50 mph range, and the tent was pretty stable. I didn't use steaks, anchors or guylines however, so with these it would be pretty bombproof. As far as condensation goes, I did get a thin layer of frost on the inside, but that was only after I boiled two liters of water for the days summit attempt. Other than that no condensation with the vent window open. Great overall, price and weight are definitely right. The seam sealer is kinda hard, and there is not enough supplied with the tent, but an extra bottle costs $4. Well worth it. Great high altitude cold weather tent.

        Maybe overkill with Firstlight

          I used the Ground Cloth with my Firstlight and had no problems though I can imagine attaching it (which I didn't bother to do) might be troublesome as there is no clear way to do it. On the AT in New England the Ground Cloth may be overkill at established campsites and not worth the extra 1 # weight. However, I'm glad I have it for more rugged terrain.