The Exped Bivy-Poncho UL is a waterproof, lightweight, all purpose poncho that can be quickly converted into an emergency shelter when needed.
As functional as a Swiss Army Knife. Exped Bivy-Ponchos provide full rain and wind protection and double as bivy bag or tarp. They are compact, lightweight and durable. One size fits most due its adjustable length.
Provides full rain and wind protection even when worn over a pack.
To create a bivy bag close the side snaps. Perfect fitting anatomic hood with brim for unrestricted visibility and movement. Waterproof inner pocket serves double duty as integrated packsack. Factory taped seams. 8 webbing loops at corners and mid points secure guylines for use as tarp. Adjustable waist cord prevents flapping in windy conditions and doubles as carrying strap. One size fits most thanks to a row of snaps for length adjustment.
Exped's Bivy-Poncho UL provides full protection from wind and rain even when worn over a full pack. An anatomic hood, with laminated brim and single pull cinch-cord, permits unrestricted movement for full visibility and great comfort.
As well as the obvious rain coat and bivy sack, it can also be used as a rain water collector, sail, ground sheet, or converted into an emergency stretcher.
This truly is a Swiss army poncho!
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear