Rab SilTarp

Weighs 218g
Code: SS14803
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Rab's SilTarp is a simple lightweight shelter made from a highly waterproof fabric. It can be pitched in a number of ways.

RAB says:

The Siltarp 1 is a versatile, light-weight 1 person shelter, providing protection from the elements during fast-and-light adventures.

1.5m x 2.4m rectangular tarp provides 3.75m² of coverage underneath an ultralight Sil-Coat™ Cordura® fabric, which is fully waterproof and incredibly strong. The Siltarp is extremely versatile and can be set up using anything from trekking poles to trees.

Multiple light-weight webbing loops allow for a variety of setup options and a stuff sack is included for quick-and-easy transportation.

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Rab SilTarp is a hugely respected name so you are buying into that fully tested security. Sil-nylon is a silicon impregnated fabric thats highly waterproof, the Siltarp is a simple rectangular tarp that can be set up to protect one person.

- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear

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  • 1 person
  • Ultralight silicone Sil-Coat impregnated 30d ripstop Cordura
  • Versatile tarp can be set up using trekking poles or trees
  • Multiple light-weight webbing loops
  • Corners and centre guyline points reinforced with Hypalon
  • Stuff sack included
  • Hydrostatic head: Minimum of 2000mm
  • Length: 2.4m
  • Width: 1.5m
  • Weight; 218g
  • Pack size: 8 x 15cm
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Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
May 19, 2020 | callum trudgill
Excellent quality, more spacious than expected

Really lightweight, stitching is good quality. The attachment points seem strong and robust. The stuff sack is great it weighs close to nothing (same material as the tarp, I think) and the stuff sack has a handle like piece of material along the side so that you can strap it to the outside of your pack, handy if the tarp has water on it. The tarp is more spacious than I was expecting, it is a great size for 1 person and their gear, depending on how it is set up will definitely keep any weather off you. This shelter is seriously light for the price.

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February 7, 2020 | Adam James
Very handy and seems quality

"Proudly made in China" is a nice touch on the label. Every reason to be proud: the stitching looks perfect and the size of each loop is very consistent. It gives a quality vibe compared to some other tarps I've had. It's hard to know what parameters to look for when reviewing a tarp. All I know is it stood up to a night of constant rain and wind, with gusts forecast at 40mph and that seemed about right. It was pitched as a lean-to against the wind so it was taking a fair bit of force. The way I had it pitched meant that, in the gusts, the central loop looked like it was taking some horrible forces, plus the fabric at the bottom was being slammed into the ground. Afterwards I didn't see any damage to the fabric, or any stitching holes enlarging at the loops. The stuff bag is sized about right: not a chore to stuff it, and I could fit a couple of lengths of cord in there as well so I can quickly make a lean-to. A more full set-up, with cord pre-attached to make a solidly guyed-out A-frame pitch, might struggle to fit. The central loop needed seam sealing, it would be nice if that was mentioned - I'd suggest anyone does this before relying on it in the rain. If you need convincing, try making making a water balloon arrangement around the central loop in the bath and just very gently squeezing it - that's what convinced me to seal it:) Mine weighs, in the bag, after sealing, about 240g. With a couple of cords & linelocks for a quick lean-to, about 255g. A great accompaniment to a bivy bag - the size was just enough to let me quickly get in & out of a bag in constant wind-driven rain without getting too wet.

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