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December 2014 - Welcome to ZPacks!

Need your order right away? The following new Tents and Sleeping Bags are In Stock, we also have several backpacks and other items in our Bargain Bin.

Most accessory items are in stock and are shipping in a day or two. Larger items are shipping in 2-3 weeks. If you need your order to be delivered by a certain date please email us after you order and we will schedule accordingly if possible. All ZPacks gear is made for you right here in our US workshop.

Tent Comparison Chart

Our tents and tarps are made from the lightest materials available; .51 oz/sqyd Cuben Fiber, and optionally fully enclosed .7 oz/sqyd ultralight insect netting.

Our tents either have a sewn in floor, or a detachable bathtub groundsheet made from 1.0 oz/sqyd Cuben Fiber.

All shelters have taped seams and bonded tie outs. No seam sealing necessary!
 

ZPacks™ Solplex Tent

The Solplex is a comfortable tent for one average size hiker. It has a solid  30" x 90" sewn in bathtub floor, a tall entryway, and storm doors for 360° rain protection.

Solplex Tent w/ Screen and sewn in Floor - 14.6 ounces (414 grams) / $535

The weight and price include taped seams, guy lines, stuff sack. 8x stakes are required.

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ZPacks™ Altaplex Tent - New November 2014!

The Altaplex has enough space for a taller, larger solo hiker, or is spacious for an average sized person plus gear. It has a solid  36" x 90" sewn in bathtub floor, a tall entryway, and storm doors for 360° rain protection. It sets up with a single tall trekking pole.

Altaplex Tarp - 9.3 ounces (264 grams) / $365
Altaplex Tent w/ Screen and sewn in Floor - 16.9 ounces (479 grams) / $565

The weight and price include taped seams, guy lines, stuff sack. 10x stakes are required.

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ZPacks™ Duplex Tent or Tarp

The Duplex is a palace for two people. It has a comfortable amount of width and length for two tall hikers, and tall entryways on both sides so you don't have to crawl over your partner to get in or out. It has a sewn in 45" x 90" bathtub floor. Both sides of the tent can be opened up for breeze or closed off for 360° storm protection.

Duplex Tarp - 10.0 ounces ( grams) / $375
Duplex Tent w/ Screen and sewn in Floor - 20.0 oz (567 grams) / $595

The weight and price include taped seams, guy lines, stuff sack. 8x stakes are required.

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ZPacks™ Triplex Tent or Tarp

The Triplex has a comfortable amount of space for three average sized hikers, or for two larger adults with a dog, child, or extra gear. It has a sewn in 60" x 90" bathtub floor. Both sides of the tent can be opened up for breeze or closed off for 360° storm protection.

Triplex Tarp - 11.7 ounces (332 grams) / $425
Triplex Tent w/ Screen and sewn in Floor - 22.8 oz (646 grams) / $695

The weight and price include taped seams, guy lines, stuff sack. 10x stakes are required.

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ZPacks Hexamid™ Solo Tent or Tarp

The Hexamid is a six sided pyramid style tent that sets up with just one trekking pole. It is usually combined with a detachable bathtub groundsheet.

The Solo size has adequate space for a single hiker to sit up straight or stretch out.

Hexamid Solo Tarp w/ beak - 6.6 oz (187 grams) / $260
Hexamid Solo Tent w/ Screen and Groundsheet - 14.3 oz (405 grams) / $430

The tent weight and price include a Solo Cuben groundsheet, taped seams, guy lines, stuff sack. 8x stakes are required.

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ZPacks Hexamid™ Pocket Tarp

The Hexamid Pocket is our lightest tarp ever! It is identical to our popular Hexamid Solo, except made from even lighter weight .34 oz/sqyd Cuben Fiber. It is meant to be used as an emergency shelter carried in your day pack.

Hexamid Pocket Tarp - 4.0 oz (113 grams) / $185

Includes taped seams, guy lines, stuff sack. Groundsheet and stakes separate.


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ZPacks Hexamid™ Solo-Plus Tent or Tarp

The Hexamid Solo-Plus is wider and taller than the solo version. It is a palace for one person, and may have enough space to squeeze in a partner on occasion. It only requires one long trekking pole to set up. It is a good compromise for solo hikers requiring more space, or for those who sometimes camp with a partner.

Hexamid Solo-Plus Tarp w/ beak - 7.4 ounces (210 grams) / $280
Hexamid Solo-Plus Tent w/ Screen and Groundsheet - 16.5 oz (468 grams) / $475

The tent weight and price include a Solo-Plus Cuben groundsheet, taped seams, guy lines, stuff sack. 10x stakes are required.

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ZPacks™ Solo-Plus Tarp with HexaNet Bug Shelter

This bug shelter can be paired with our Hexamid Solo-Plus tarp. It is sized to comfortably fit one person. It has a Cuben Fiber bathtub floor and ultralight mosquito netting.

Sleep bug free under the stars when it is nice out, leave it at home when it is not bug season.

HexaNet Bug Shelter - 9 oz (255 grams) / $195
HexaNet with Hexamid Solo-Plus Tarp w/ beak -
15.9 oz (451 grams) / $475

The weight and price include taped seams, guy lines, stuff sack. 14x stakes are required for the tarp and net combo.

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ZPacks Hexamid™ Twin Tent or Tarp

The Hexamid Twin has adequate space for two hikers to sit up straight or stretch out. It will fit two 20" wide sleeping pads side by side. The twin tent uses a second trekking pole at the back for more headroom for a partner.

Hexamid Twin Tarp w/ beak - 8.0 oz (227 grams) / $300
Hexamid Twin Tent w/ Screen and Groundsheet - 18.1 oz (513 grams) / $510

The tent weight and price include a Twin Cuben groundsheet, taped seams, guy lines, stuff sack. 8x stakes are required.

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ZPacks™ Cuben Fiber Ground Sheet

This ground sheet is made from sturdy 1.0 oz/sqyd cuben fiber material. It has 5" folded up around the edges creating a bathtub to protect you from ground water and spray.

These can be ordered with your tent, or separately here.

Sizes:
Solo: 32" x 7 feet  /  3.0 oz (85 grams)  /  $95
Solo-Plus: 42" x 7 feet / 3.3 oz (94 grams) / $105
Twin: 50" x 7.5 feet / 4.3 oz (122 grams) / $120

*Groundsheets are treated as an accessory item. They are usually in stock and the shelter wait time does not apply.

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ZPacks™ Splash Bivy - Updated October 2014.

The Splash bivy adds a small amount of warmth to your sleep system, keeps insects at bay, and protects your sleeping bag against dew, condensation, and light spray under a tarp or minimal shelter.

Regular Size -  6.4 ounces (181 grams)   /  $225
Large Size - 7.4 ounces (210 grams)   /  $240

Back-Ordered until January

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ZPacks™ Cuben Fiber Hammock Tarps

These tarps are designed specifically for your hammock. Three sizes to choose from:

Asymmetrical Diamond - Minimalist coverage with a quick easy set up and the lowest weight.
4.3 ounces (122 grams) / $175

Standard Hammock Tarp- Good coverage at a good weight -
6.5 ounces (184 grams) / $249

Hammock Tarp w/ Doors- 360* coverage for year round protection. 8.5 ounces (241 grams) / $315

All Tarps have taped seams and bonded tie outs! No seam sealing necessary.

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ZPacks™ Rectangular Cuben Fiber Tarps

Standard rectangular tarps available in almost any size you can ask for as custom orders, with tie outs wherever you want them.

All Tarps have taped seams and bonded tie outs! No seam sealing necessary.

4.4 oz (125 grams) / $185 and up

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Wind Shell Jacket

1.85 oz / $115
Carbon Fiber Staff
New Dec '14

7.3 oz / $150
Zip Pouches

.3 oz / $9.95
Roll Top Dry Bags + Pack Liners

.6 oz / $16.95 and up
Cuben Stuff Sacks

.1 oz / $4.95 and up
Groundsheet-Poncho

5.1 oz / $155
Rain Kilt

1.9 oz / $59
Z-Line Spectra Cord

.55 oz / $12.95 per 50ft
Titanium Stakes

.19 oz / $2.25 and up
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Who we are:
Joe Valesko founded ZPacks in 2005. He designed and tested all the gear, and has thru-hiked over 9,600 long distance miles including the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail, Te Araroa Trail, and TGOC Scotland. Joe is available to answer any questions about gear recommendations, sizing, trail info, or anything requiring an experienced opinion.

Matt Favero receives your orders, oversees production at our shop, and ships out your orders. He has hiked much of the Florida Trail, parts of the AT, and TGOC Scotland. Matt handles most routine emails about your order. We love feedback and suggestions about our gear!

Please email us for our Address if you need to send any packages. We like to know what's coming! Our Phone Number is not listed. We are able to give a more informed answer via email, and we are normally very responsive. Please email us your questions and we will reply ASAP.