Extra rope included. To post to our forums, please register. Ended: May 30, 2020. High-end hiking, hunting and camping outdoor store featuring backpacks, shelters, clothing and accessories. Press alt + / to open this menu. Posts: 6. I have owned and used a Kifaru paratipi over the past ten years. New Member. Please use 13-Feb-15. All times are GMT-9. Love them. We pack in all gear and food on our backs. Details about Seek Outside Courthouse Tent Tipi w/ Large Titanium Wood Stove sim to Kifaru See original listing. I do not own a Kifaru but have two Seek Outside tipis with liners. Solo Inner Compatible Tipi Tent Manufacturers. This is a lot easier to set up or move around as needed than a wall tent or an Alaknak I would guess. May 25, 2016 #12 genesis273 Well-known member. The bottom of the liner ties into the bottom part of the tent with several nylon strings. I have kifaru gear and I am extremely impressed with all of it. Spent last night on the river camping under my Megatarp. My Trail Co. Pyramid 3 and 4; Seek Outside Tipi Tents; MLD Duomid’s and Trailstars; Locus Gear Shelters; HMG Cuben Pyramids; Kifaru International Tipis; Tentipi Tipi Tents; Two Person Inner Tents. Have been looking at Seek Outside's Silvertip teepee and Little Bug Out 3/4 tarp vs Kifaru's Paratarp. James . Higher performance criteria: smaller differences? Winning bid: US $990.00 [ 5 bids] Shipping: $15.00 Standard Shipping | See details . Just down sizing to bivy hunt. The WildSide Systems TipiTent shelters are of the single center pole tipi style and are designed to be used with the ultralight titanium Seek Outside wood stoves if customers desire. These strings can be pulled taut to take slack out of the liner. $1,550 + buyer pays shipping. It takes some trial and error to find the balance of amount and frequency to stoke these little stoves. the same username and password for all areas. I know it is larger than what you are looking at, but I will say I would not hesitate purchasing one of their smaller offerings if the need came up. Emma, myself, 3 kids and the dog fitted in fairly well, we could not get all our gear inside, and had to rearrange stuff to accommodate sitting around in the daytime and sleeping at night. I would agree it doesnt get anybetter than Kifaru costumer service. His Seek Outside BCS at the 2012 Woodsmoke was the first I had seen when I was then contemplating the purchase of a small Kifaru Tipi. JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER. Eastmans’ is a three generation media based hunting company whose goal is to promote the pursuit of elk hunting, deer hunting and all western big game. The Kifaru Large stainless steel take-down stove is new, never used. You'll use it a few times and want to sell it after you and your wife begin to hate yourself for the mistake you made when you could have spent a little more and toted a few more ounces for a vastly more comfortable/larger backcountry home. Our Customer service Motto is Seek Outside CARES (Communicate, Accountable, Responsible, Empathy, Solutions) for our customers. I have a large stove IOT use in both Tipis but the Arctic (largest) stove would be my choice for the 12 man. Register Is there a benefit of the Sawtooth over the SO 6 man Tipi? Also have a kifaru pack and sleeping bag and could not be happier. Am i happy with the SO? Does a floorless shelter make sense in a desert environment: 00:18:07 – 00:20:30 Joined Aug 30, 2009 Messages 1,610 Location North Carolina. After some comparison between Kifaru and Seek Outside, I knew that this BCS/George Tent spinoff was my next purchase. CoryLee. The Seek Outside 6 Person Tipi isn’t a shelter you would typically find on Backpacking Light. C. Joined: Jan 2016. for a free forum account |  Upgrade to a Supporting Forum Membership | Manage Your Account/Update Password. I don't think either company has a quality advantage, both are excellent. Kifaru Sawtooth vs Seek Outside 6 man tipi #10896708 01/24/16: Joined: Jan 2016. Details about Seek Outside 8 Person Tipi with XXL Stove similar to Kifaru See original listing. I added another liner and a nest to my order. Both are great products. My uncle bought one in 2005 and they would not put the guys in. Sections of this page. Talk about setting up on snow, and dealing with mud in the shelter 00:01:28 – 00:15:30. There are many good pack companies to choose from these days. Would I recommend the kifaru? The SEEK Outdoors company has very quality Colorado made products and great customer service! breathable camo fabric so I would not have to screw with the liner.I bought one this early summer and so far (only about 8 nights) it has been fantastic. Contact. Robby Denning goes back and re-reviews the Seek Outside 8-man Tipi/XL Stove combo. Seek Outside 2922 I 70B Grand Junction, Colorado Never seen a Sawtooth. Contact. Kifaru stuff is not silnylon, and their custom service is second to none. Subscribe to our newsletter. I also was looking at the tut, but the Cimarron was better in my mind due to a few minor issues users experienced with the tut. Seek Outside 2922 I 70B Grand Junction, Colorado 81504 (970) 208-8108; Information He loved his BCS. Selling my 8 man, comes with pole,stakes, medium box stove, and liner. These stoves are very well designed and make your TipiTent experience much more comfortabel. The Alaska Moose Hunting Guidebook is now available for Apple devices and for Amazon Kindle. Cheesehead. Send Alaska_Lanche a pm and ask him, he has used both. The Seek Outside Stoves and the Kifaru stoves are rectangular and have a flat top. The hunt will be the last week of August in Utah so real cold temps aren't expected, however daily rain is the norm. Aggie, look into the Seek Outside shelters as well, very similar to the Kifaru tipis. forums are viewable by anyone, and may be read by clicking the forum headings Have been looking at Seek Outside's Silvertip teepee and Little Bug Out 3/4 tarp vs Kifaru's Paratarp. The mountains of Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. During one of the repairs I asked Patrick to install guy ties at 30 inches from the floor on the outside, which they did. Tipi was bought last May (2017) and only gently used once in a local campground. My tipi is of different ripstop material than the newer silnylon models. Call or text for pictures! Would like comments on tent material concerning durability and ability to repel water. Definitely go with a cheaper Kifaru-copy alternative, Seek Outside or otherwise. Our Portable Wood Stoves are a perfect complement to a cold winter camping trip. These two brands seem to be very similar with the exception of price. After reviewing Kifaru vs. Titanium Goat vs. Seek Outside I think I've decided upon a Seek Outside. It did have load lifters that could go an extra 2" higher than the Stone Glacier, but that would have been too high for normal use and I never got a chance to see if it would have actually helped or not since I was just trying to keep the pack together. I have spent the last several months researching and gathering as much information as I could about the SO 6 Man Tipi, Kifaru 6 Man Tipi, Kifaru Sawtooth and SO Redcliff. How do you run your guy outs so you can periodically tighten them to re tighten the shelter: 00:15:30 – 00:18:05. Looking for a light weight shelter for a upcoming backpack hunt. The bottom of the liner ties into the bottom part of the tent with several nylon strings. I went with Seek Outside. Any opinions would be greatly appreciated on these shelters. below. Orient sleeping area or stove as needed. How's it holding up? Looking in to a 8 man tipi. May 4, 2020 #4 RidgeReaper208 Well-Known Member. It is my understanding that the guy that started SO, used to work for Patrick and left to start his own business. I didn't receive anything in exchange for this review, but I would LOVE to, so if you end up buying one, please tell them you heard of them from Surviving Montana! My hunting buddy and I own a 8 man Seek tipi and stove combo also that we have been very happy with. The round top and bars just don't seem to create a very stable platform and I don't think those bars would transfer heat very well. May 4, 2020 #4 RidgeReaper208 Well-Known Member. your own Pins on Pinterest I use the guys on every pitch. 20-Oct-16. Facebook. I have Kifaru 8-man with large stove,liner, slept just over hundred night in it till now, most of them in Alaska. I have a Kifaru sawtooth and 12 man Tipi. I have a Kifaru DT1 and love it. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. High-end hiking, hunting and camping outdoor store featuring backpacks, shelters, clothing and accessories. Our customers use our gear in very harsh conditions in remote parts of the world, so our focus is on building quality. The color is brown. Looking to replace my very old army surplus squad tent with something lighter. C. CoryLee OP. A comparison review of a Kifaru Tipi and a Seekoutside Tipi by Evan Hill of hillpeoplegear.com.... Jump to. It’s in excellent condition. http://seekoutside.com/products/ultr...person-tipi/): Take your moose hunt to the next level! 701-260-5332 That said I did retire both tents and moved on to Ti goat and Seek outside teepees. I now own the Colorado and DST tarps from Seek Outside plus the 8 man tipi. Our mission is to educate and entertain along the lines of bowhunting and rifle hunting to provide sportsmen with the most up-to-date tactics, hunting gear and hunting area research for both archery hunting and rifle hunting in the West. Seek Outside Courthouse Tent Tipi w/ Large Titanium Wood Stove sim to Kifaru: Condition: Used. I have been researching tipis for the last couple months and in an attempt to find the lightest 6 man tipi/stove combo for backpack hunting I looked at Kifaru, TiGoat, Wyoming Lost and Found and Seek Outside. There will be no discussion on how long the tent will last because I have not had it long enough to give an honest opinion. your account management area, forums and University require login. The Kifaru Large stainless steel take-down stove is new, never used. It helped me make the decision between Kifaru and Seek Outside for a 3 week fly-in moose hunt next year near Fairbanks. Setback Method. Actually Surfbow, I had noticed the Seek Outside tepees before I made my initial post. I was have been looking at getting a Kifaru tipi of some type for a long time now. Only time and more use will tell how well it holds up, but so far, so good. These two brands seem to be very similar with the exception of price. From: 76aggie. SO Redcliff vs. Kifaru Sawtooth 1, 2, 3 by njc89 » Mon May 30, 2016 2:04 am 20 Replies 7547 Views Last post by reaper Mon Jul 18, 2016 11:54 pm; Tipi Stakes by 1soltmann » Sun Jul 10, 2016 2:02 am 1 Replies 1012 Views Last post by kevin_t Sun Jul 10, 2016 1:42 pm; Shelter Selection Advice by dhargo » Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:18 pm 8 Replies I got their 4 man tipi for solo use. I also have a Paratarp, but I almost always pack the extra weight of the Megatarp for the extra room. I have really come to love the floorless design. fabric with a liner. Re: Seek outside or Kifaru tipi I already have mine so I'm not in the market, but I would say that I strongly think Golite represents an high value for what you pay. This page was generated at 1 minute ago. Perhaps you might want to also check out Seek Outside and the MSR Twin Brothers ($399 USD). Welcome! Purchase and Download for $19.99 at the following links: Apple Devices. Register Seek Outside 8-person tipi, XL Stove & Kifaru small box stov by ADQHunter » Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:41 pm 0 Replies 840 Views Last post by ADQHunter Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:41 pm; SO liner in Kifaru tipi? Arch Stanton; Aug 21, 2020; Free Classifieds - Buy/Sell/Trade; Replies 2 Views 164. Neat how it can pack down so small, but yet work so well. A couple of rainy nights and no leaks or condensation yet. I will assume ease of setting up is similar. And man when the weather gets bad the stove sure comes in handy. Thank you and thank your family for the Moose Drool too. The Seek Outside 6 Person Tipi isn’t a shelter you would typically find on Backpacking Light. ... It’s Seek ... Outside’s 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! I'm sure they are similar. After several emails to staff at Kifaru I went to the Kifaru Headquarters to look at the Sawtooth they have pitched in their showroom. I sent them both back multiple times for repair and Kifaru repaired them for free. All have worked flawlessly and kept me dry when I've used them. Here are my thoughts It is very easy to put up, seems very stable and is very warm and toasty with the stove in. Absolutely. Hot Tents have been exploding in … I do not own a Kifaru but have two Seek Outside tipis with liners. Thanks for the real world comparison. really not much heavier than reg. The round top and bars just don't seem to create a very stable platform and I don't think those bars would transfer heat very well. Seek Outside looks like a god product/company worth more research. Any ideas will help. I have a little experience with Kifaru in that I have the DT1 pack, and I only have good things to say about it. Kifaru, SG, Exo, Seek Outside,MR> Kuiu. "I refuse to let the things I can't do stop me from doing the things I can". Evan very good review. Stone glacier is also coming out with a … I put this video together to show the different tents/shelters I use in the backcountry. The term ultra light is in regards to the size of the shelter compared to the weight. Supersite offers several membership levels. The hunt will be the last week of August in Utah so real cold temps aren't expected, however daily rain is the norm. I just recently started looking at Seekoutside Tipis and have realized that they seem to be some real competition. The Paratarp gets used in the daypack when I want the option of staying overnight but don't really plan on it. It comes with two half floors, screen doors, stock pole, extra stakes, and was seam sealed by Seek Outside. The Seek Outside Tipi is a large-footprint "hot tent" or "stove tent" (i.e., a tent with a built in stovepipe jack designed to be used with an ultralight titanium wood-burning stove). WTS Kifaru Paratarp + Outdoor Reserach Helium Bivy LIGHTLY USED. I've read a few reviews and threads on various brands of tipi tents (kifaru and seek outside in particular) and I am curious how well they stand up in big storms. Then, add a titanium wood stove, and you’re easily over 8 l… I'm looking at purchasing a 12 man tipi with a few options, ( large wood burning stove, netting, full liner, and a couple nests). I'm basically just looking for opinions regarding these two tipi manufactures and probably more so with SO, because I'm pretty confident in my opinion that Kifaru makes bomber gear. Anyone use one of these from kifaru or Seek Outside?I'm thinking of getting either the Cimarron or 4 man tipi since my boys are starting to hunt out west with me and carrying one tent makes more sense then two.Just wondering how well they warm the tent in rifle seasons.Im even considering building my own to save a few hundred.Have any of you made a small packable wood stove?Saw one … I will buy from them again! Any thoughts or experiences on either? Vents at top seem to help and no water leeks thru the zippers. The tent are exceedingly lightweight, and compact to the size of a school backpack (including the tent, pole, stakes, stove, and stovepipe! The Rect-mid 2 Person Pyramid Inner Tent is a great solution to sleep two people under a teepee. I really like the liner on my old canvas tent, and am leaning towards the seek outside in the new breathable camo, but their's only has a half liner option. I have put it to use a few times and decided to do an initial review. Be aware that any of these lightweight stainless or titanium stoves can't be stoked up for the night, they will warp and eventually melt down. Oct 11, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Brandon. It comes with a large stove and 1/2 liner. Email Address. My hunting buddy wants to get one, and I'm a little hesitant to use them in high winds and/or big snow storms. I have heard good opinions on the Cimarron. Kifaru tipis are amazing. Hot tenting: Lightweight backpacking shelters heated by wood … I know Kifaru has awesome products but they are awefully heavy for what I was looking for. At 6 lb 7.9 oz (2.9 kg) including the pole, it isn’t exactly light when compared to say, a solo tarp made of Cuben Fiber! For your security, The SEEK Outdoors company has very quality Colorado made products and great customer service! 01:08:33 – 01:10:18 Box vs. Cylinder stoves and recommended sizes for your shelters Tipi was bought last May (2017) and only gently used once in a local campground. Seek Outside, Kifaru, Exo, Stone Glacier... it's hard to go wrong with any of these. I have had several repairs done to it, most of them were self inflicted. With the pack and frame being so light, I was expecting it to not feel as comfortable, but it actually felt better than the kifaru. This fall, the 12 man endured heavy rains and winds far exceeding 50mph and we had no issues. I haven't tried to heat up anything on my LiteOutdoors stove. The Brooks is also a sweet looking pack. The Seek Outside Tipi is a large-footprint "hot tent" or "stove tent" (i.e., a tent with a built in stovepipe jack designed to be used with an ultralight titanium wood-burning stove). Mar 17, 2019 - This tent bundle includes the 12 person Ultralight Seek Outside tent, the Seek Outside Titanium XL Wood stove and a half liner. The top of the liner clips on to the top portion of the tent. Alaska Outdoors I just bought a Kifaru 12 man tipi. I think you could pull off 4 with low profile cots in a 12 man tipi from Seek Outside or Kifaru. Would you guys consider them equal in durability and ability to repel water? These stoves are very well designed and make your TipiTent experience much more comfortabel. Doing more horse packing these days and was interested in SO's 12 man in the waterproof? I am looking at Kifaru or seek outside. The seek outside has some things in its construction that I like a lot though. The fit and finish on the Seek Outside pack was no where close to the Stone Glacier and it wasn't much cheaper. I got about 150 nights out of each before they each started to get UV 'failure'. I have started this thread to review Seek Outsides 4 man Tipi that I purchased used in November of 2014. These are the 2 I am seriously considering. New Member. In this video I show the set-up and some seam sealing. How do you use the tipi stove combo to dry clothing, and how do you ventilate to prevent overheating? 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