Re: Recommendations on bivy tent
TarpTent Rainbow--an actual one person tent, two in a tight sqeeze, as just over 2lbs for a pretty good price and made of very lightweight, tough material that I know a thing or two about.
One potential issue is the floor is also quite lightweight and doesn't have a very high water resistant rating. Take a large garbage can sac, cut along the sides to the bottom seam, unfold it and, presto, instant, cheap floor saver. Still be careful with this floor.
Most of the other lightweight tents aren't much better in this category in terms of durability of the floor, but most will have higher water resistant rating (measure in mm of 'hydrostatic head'---essentially the water column height [pressure] where the fabric just starts to have a bit of water seep through.
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