Gear Reviews

Rab Silwing Shelter

Ultra light Rab Silwing shelter is a great way for two to stay protected.

Brand: Rab

Model: Rab Silwing




This 7-by-8-foot tarp is about the same weight and packed size as a rain shell, yet pitches into a roomy, three-season shelter for two (or a palace for one). Eight corners give it plentiful pitching options, so you can adapt to the available space and weather:

Through it all, the catenary cut (curved) edges help the structure stay super-taut, a huge plus when our tester encountered a week of monsoon-like rain and wind along Oregon’s Rogue River Trail. $120; 13 oz.;