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The North Face - Asylum Bivy (Fall 2014)

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Bivy with headroom
Wintestone Ivory / Weimaraner BrownWintestone Ivory / Weimaraner Brown
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The Asylum is a gossamer poled bivy that features ground-breaking DryWallâ„¢ fabric that's flame retardant, breathable, water-resistant, and super lightweight.
Manufacturer The North Face
Weight 1 lbs. 10 oz
Color Winterstone Ivory / Weimaraner Brown
Size One Size
Tent Sleeps 1 Person
Area 16 sq. ft.
Tent Type Single Wall
Free Standing No
Length 93 in.
Width 25 in. (Head)
Stuff Size 17 in. x 7 in.
Material DryWall
Other Features DryWall proprietary single skin
Door and footbox venting
Fully seam taped canopy and floor
Best-in-class construction
DAC Ball Cap brow attachment
Handy loop for hanging headlamps and accessories
DAC stakes
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