Apex Camping Shelter - Hammock Camping & all-purpose Camping Tarp
Our new hammock camping tarp, the Apex Camping Shelter is now in stock!
The Apex Camping Shelter is a versatile, high quality weather shelter that will protect you and your gear from rain, wind, sun, and even snow! This tarp was designed for hammock camping with GO! Hammock, but it can be used with virtually any camping hammock on the market. It also makes a great all-purpose camping tarp, or shade canopy, even when you're not using a hammock!
Every Apex Camping Shelter sold helps give one person in need clean water for an entire year. 663 million people lack access to clean water. We have partnered with nonprofit organizations that develop sustainable water projects.
Basic Setup Tutorial for the Apex Camping Shelter.
Not just for hammock camping!
The Apex is a great all-purpose camping tarp or shade canopy.
It's Lightweight and Portable
The Apex is lightweight, portable and easy to set up.
Setup is simple with the included guy ropes and stakes. It packs up easily into the included stuff sack.
The Apex Camping Shelter comes ready to use with the included accessories. Each kit includes: 1 Apex Camping Shelter, 1 stuff sack for the whole kit, one bag for the stakes and guy ropes, two 15' guy ropes with tensioners, six 8' guy ropes with tensioners and six stakes.
The compact stuff sack holds the tarp, guy ropes and stakes. It's packed size is 10" X 3" X 5"
The Apex can be pitched in countless configurations to adjust to changing weather conditions. Here are just a few of the many set up modes that that can be used with the Apex Camping Shelter:
Storm Mode with Partially Closed Ends: The short panel tie out points allow the tarp to be partially closed to add extra weather protection at the ends of the hammock.
Center Pole Porch Mode: This mode raises the center of each side and only requires one stick or hiking pole per side. This is a great way to create a large living space with a great view!
Porch Mode: Use you own hiking poles or sticks to raise one or both sides of the tarp. This mode is open and airy and creates a large living space with a great view of the outdoors!
Winter Mode/Storm Mode with Closed Ends: Using the long panel center tie-out loops, one or both ends of the tarp can be closed to block blowing rain and wind. This mode is also great for winter camping!
Convertible Mode: In nice weather, one side of the Apex and be flipped over to the opposite side. If the weather changes, it can be flipped back in less than a minute!
2 Pole Tarp Camping Mode: By using found sticks or your hiking poles, the Apex can be pitched as a camping tarp with excellent coverage.
1 Pole Tarp Camping Mode: This mode allows a tarp camping setup with only one pole.
From raw materials to the final product, the Apex Camping Shelter is made by skilled experts. The high level of craftsmanship of the Apex is second to none. By having experienced professionals produce this tarp, we are ensuring that each customer receives a high quality product that will serve them for years to come.
For maximum durability, the Apex is made from high strength 70d polyester fabric with a waterproof polyurethane coating. The ridgeline is professionally sealed with permanent waterproofing tape. Each of the 20 tie out loops is reinforced to create strong attachment points.
Available Colors: Forest Green, Slate Gray
Dimensions:11' Ridgeline X 9'5" Width
Shape: Elongated Hexagon with Catenary Cuts
Tarp Weight: 20 oz.
Included Accessories Weight: 8 oz.
Material: High Strength 70D Polyester Fabric with Waterproof Polyurethane Coating
Ridgeline Seam Waterproofing: Factory Sealed with Permanent Waterproof Tape
Tie Out Loops: The Apex has 20 Tie Out Loops for Maximum Versatility.
We sent a prototype for testing to Derek Hansen, a renowned hammock expert and author of The Ultimate Hang: An Illustrated Guide to Hammock Camping. See his review here.
If you want to learn more about hammock camping, I highly recommend Derek's book! The Ultimate Hang: An Illustrated Guide to Hammock Camping
The Apex Camping Shelter was reviewed or featured in all of these websites and many more. Every review has been overwhelmingly positive. What are you waiting for? Buy an Apex Camping Shelter today before they sell out!
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