A BIT EXPENSIVE – Whereas the value of this tarp is superior in comparison with related shelters, it is nonetheless a bit on the costly aspect seeing as it isn’t absolutely enclosed. For only a bit extra of a splurge, you possibly can get considered one of our favourite backpacking tents or ultralight tents for extra bug/climate safety.
NOT AS DURABLE AS SOME – The fabric of the ZPacks Flat Tarp is .55 oz. Dyneema, which is thinner and fewer sturdy than the .8 oz. Dyneema used for HMG’s Flat Tarp and the .75 oz. Dyneema used for MLD’s Grace Tarp. Nonetheless, for those who’re cautious along with your gear and diligent about selecting campsites which might be freed from pokey branches, pinecones, and rocks, your ZPacks Flat Tarp ought to final you for a lot of many miles of adventuring.