Zpacks Lotus UL Umbrella

35 reviews
$44.95 Weight 6.8 oz / 192.0 g

Lead Time Ships in About 1 to 2 Weeks

Take cover from brutal sun and intense downpours with our Lotus Ultralight Umbrella. We worked hard to develop the world's lightest backpacking umbrella. Weighing in at just 6.8 ounces it is perfect for beating the heat or helping you stay dry in a storm while still being durable enough to stand up to the abuse of a thru-hike. This umbrella will have your back rain or shine!

Add our Umbrella Holster for hands free use and our Umbrella Stuff Sack for storage.

  • Polyester fabric with Teflon water repellent treatment.

  • Silver on the outside to block the sun.

  • Sturdy but lightweight high density fiberglass components.

  • Comfortable foam grip handle with adjustable wrist strap.

  • UPF40

  • All Zpacks gear has a two year limited warranty against defects in materials or workmanship. Please see our return / warranty policy.

Canopy Diamater: 38" (96.5 cm)

Height: 25" (63.5 cm)

6.8 ounces (192 grams)

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United States United States

These things are life savers!

We did a 13 mile hike with a 95 degree heat index and these sunbrellas made a huge difference. Bring your own shade!

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Aradia R.
United States United States

Customer for Life

The umbrella is so lightweight and well constructed. I’m looking forward to using it on my hikes on the MidState Trail and the Colorado Trail as soon as the snows melt. I give ZPacks Customer Service five stars. I would give them much more if I could. They stand behind their service and their products. You have a customer for Life.

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Te A.
New Zealand New Zealand

Just outright awesome!

This purchase was for a second umbrella in our household. My husband was so impressed with how my first umbrella performed not only in sun and rain but also a bit of wind. The way the struts work when it’s a little blustery really caught his attention. Using the umbrella to deflect wind especially on climbs as we got up in the leather jackets helped with sweat management. So did the convenience of my not having to put on a rain jacket in intermittent rain while he’d have to stop to put on or take off his. As well as being able to get into my pack without everything in my pack getting wet. And that I stowed it with velcro ties to my hiking pole when not in use while on trail meant it was easy to deploy or put away while moving. As I’m out and about more often than Greg is, I have a new umbrella and he has the well-tested one.

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Carrington T.
United States United States


The umbrella is great but attaching it so that I don’t have to hold it didn’t work, even with the little holder you sell.

Gregg W.
Canada Canada


Excellent product and service