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Big Agnes Backpacking Tarp Poles

$49.95

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  • Silver, One Size
    $49.95

Most fast fly and backpacking tents require trekking poles, but your healthy knees don't require such assistance on the trail, so use the Big Agnes Backpacking Tarp Poles. These versatile, lightweight, DAC aluminum poles come in handy whether you have a tarp, a Scout UL tent, or any tent with a vestibule. 
  • Two lightweight DAC aluminum adjustable poles
  • Compatible with Big Agnes Scout UL series tents
  • Sets up awning-style vestibules on many tent models
  • Item #BAG008D

Material
aluminum
Length
33 - 45 in
Claimed Weight
6.5oz
Recommended Use
camping, backpacking
Manufacturer Warranty
lifetime

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>Rating: 5

Simple and light!

I bought these to use hammock camping for setting up my tarp in "porch-mode". They work well for this- the little rubber ends have grippers on them, so the d-rings on the tarp stay over them solidly and I don't have to worry about slipping. They are nice and solid- don't bow under pressure and grip the ground well in a variety of conditions and surfaces. Fold down small enough they don't stick out the sides of my backpack when horizontal on the outside, and I can put them inside vertically if I want. Aren't especially long when assembled, but I generally set up my tarp fairly low and close to the hammock. I think someone that likes their tarp high may be better off using trekking poles

>Rating: 4

yupp. they hold up a tarp.

do exactly what is intended. emergency backpacking option. Tarp and these poles.

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what is the length folded?