Originally Posted by aruss
When you are comparing this systems price to other bags don't forget the bivy. While relatively heavy it is a sturdy quality gore-tex bivy. I have the system (got the bivy for 10$ at the thrift store) and while I am moving towards lighter weight stuff now it is good gear for the young and strong or basecamping.
A friend of mine was in the Rangers, and he said they would often take only the Gore-Tex bivy sack to use as a sleeping bag in the field.
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