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Shelters The Shelters forum is for the discussion of backpacking shelters (tents, tarps, poncho-tarps, bivy sacks,...).


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Old 11-07-2008, 12:44 PM
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Hilleberg Staika Concerns (Allak & Soulo)

Received a Staika yesterday and did a quick set-up and found what maybe 2 things that concerned me...the Allak and Soulo share the same 3 pole design so I was wondering it was also common to them.

1. 1 of the 3 poles has a slight bend in it around the apex, is this normal? If so, I assume it goes as the vestibule support pole.

2. After staking out fully and setting out and adjusting the guylines, the outer tent comes in contact with inner, is this normal? I always tho NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 11-07-2008, 03:11 PM
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1. On the Soulo, there is one slightly longer pole with a bend near the apex and it is the cross pol NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 11-07-2008, 04:13 PM
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The 08 model of the Staika could be different from my model, the 06, but my poles are all straight, NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 11-07-2008, 06:31 PM
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Old 11-07-2008, 08:49 PM
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Thanks for the head's up info. On my Staika, the red coded sleeves are the vestibule sleeves, and I NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 11-08-2008, 07:19 PM
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Old 07-19-2014, 08:35 AM
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Bought a Staika this spring

Did 4 nights in The Mosquito infested Adirondacks in June...No problem with being too hot with all o NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-18-2014, 10:10 AM
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Staika gets 2 nights in the Adirondack Sewards Wilderness

Rain, in the 40's 1st night- Rain in the 30's second. Warm and dry and condensation free with my Hil NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 11-18-2014, 02:44 PM
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I am strongly considering buying a Staika. One comment that I see about it from time to time is tha NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 11-24-2014, 08:17 AM
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Hey I am 5' 11" and use a Feathered Friends 6'6" and a Qcore long. The slope of the Staika NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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