...Has anyone researched the idea of going with UL materials? Has anyone looked into carbon fiber poles? Strength in this setup? Cost? Weight? ...
I personally have not. The only times I have envisioned using this were like BSA camporees where the location is assigned or canoeing where trees may not exist on an island or within public access, etc. For my hiking, I think I will always have the option of stopping early or going a little farther to reach a properly treed area. I don't plan on doing a lot of desert type hiking where trees are problematic.
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