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Fantastic shelter that is not too expensive, is lightweight and rolls up small with a carrying bag. I used to take heavier nylon tarps for camping trips, but this shelter lightens up my overall pack weight. Wanted to get egyptian cotton, but nobody makes them anymore. The Loue II's material seems to be rugged, so it should last for many camp outs. It is fairly easy to set up and adjustable. The side wall allows for sleeping comfortably right against the shelter. Plenty of room for two people and their gear. We used the Solo Stove Campfire in front and it reflected the heat well for a cool evening. With the open front, we could hear all the birds, frogs, beaver, and other wildlife better than inside an enclosed tent. Some suggestions for improving the shelter would be: 1) have tie loops on the underside of the shelter for hanging mosquito netting or clothes to dry, and 2) provide colourful rope instead of the black rope, so that it is more visible on the ground. We are very happy with this shelter and recommend it to most campers and hikers.
Duane Hanson27th May, 2017