New for 2019, MSR introduces the Pro Bivy, built for alpinists on fast and light missions. Designed with professional alpinists in mind, there is no reason anyone looking to move fast and light through the mountains can’t use it.
Conceived via direct input from guides and athletes, MSR’s Pro Bivy was engineered to provide ultralight, demanding-weather and quick-pitch protection that allows climbers to sleep safely on the mountain ledges and exposed ridgelines of high-altitude alpine environments.
Weighing in at just 10 ounces, this ultralight bivy delivers quick-pitch, waterproof protection in cramped spaces too small for a tent without adding much to your pack load. In the morning, the bivy packs down to a 20 x 10 cm or 8 x 4 in size.
The Pro Bivy’s floor, featuring 15 denier ripstop nylon with a 1200mm Xtreme Shield polyurethane and DWR coating provides a reliable, watertight system in challenging conditions. The two-ply, 20 denier ripstop nylon rainfly fabric is breathable to help to reduce condensation in all environments.
The MSY Pro Bivy retails for $200 and will start shipping early next year.