Originally Posted by Cannibal
Yes, pitching the Superfly low to the ground will give you plenty enough protection from the wind. This picture was taken not far north of Springer in southern NC on the AT:
I left Springer on March 2nd and the first 3 weeks of the hike were cold, windy, and wet! The Superfly in the picture is a very old design, so yours won't pitch quite the same. The new designs still let you pitch it in a similar fashion though.
I do lots of winter camping in the Rocky Mountains where wind is just as commonplace as the sun or the moon. I don't own an underquilt protector; just never saw the need.
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Nice pitch man. Gitta get down that way. Im working my way south lil.by lil. (yes this had nothing to.do.with the topic