Tag: Cuben Fiber

Peak Performance Cuben Fiber Jacket

Trend: Cuben Fiber Apparel

Peak Performance Cuben Fiber Jacket

The next frontier for cuben fiber? Apparel. Long used in the sailing world, this lightweight yet strong non-woven fabric found its way into the outdoor realm via hardware such as tents, climbing slings, and more recently backpacks. Now apparel makers are turning to this miracle fabric to create waterproof yet breathable garments at ultralight weights.

Cuben Fiber Based Ultra Light Tents

Terra Nova Laser Ultra 1 ultra light tent

UK company Terra Nova has responded to the increasing demand for ultra light gear by developing the lightest double wall tent on the market. Weighing just 1 lb 1 oz, the Laser Ultra 1 will become the thru hiker and mountain marathoners tent of choice. 

Granite Gear Uberlight CTF3 Dry Sack

Granite Gear Uberlight Dry Sack

Minnesota company Granite Gear released a new dry sack for this season that is not just ultralight but uberlight. For those of you gearing up to thru-hike the PCT or AT take note, the
Uberlight CTF3 dry sack

boasts half the weight of sil nylon with five times the tensile strength. This means you can keep your gear dry, clean and organized on the trail while adding virtually no weight. 

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