Oct 8, 2018. rmyoung1. Tipi was bought last May (2017) and only gently used once in a local campground. … Put up the pole, adjust stakes if needed, fill in secondary stakes if needed, pound in all primary stakes. 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. I sent them both back multiple times for repair and Kifaru repaired them for free. I will buy from them again! Robby Denning goes back and re-reviews the Seek Outside 8-man Tipi/XL Stove combo. I would agree it doesnt get anybetter than Kifaru costumer service. Kifaru Sawtooth vs Seek Outside 6 man tipi #10896708 01/24/16: Joined: Jan 2016. Seek Outside 2922 I 70B Grand Junction, Colorado Our Customer service Motto is Seek Outside CARES (Communicate, Accountable, Responsible, Empathy, Solutions) for our customers. 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. Register I have heard good opinions on the Cimarron. Seek Outside 2922 I 70B Grand Junction, Colorado 81504 (970) 208-8108; Information Seek Outside, Kifaru, Exo, Stone Glacier... it's hard to go wrong with any of these. 701-260-5332 The Paratarp gets used in the daypack when I want the option of staying overnight but don't really plan on it. ). I got their 4 man tipi for solo use. The Kifaru is about $600 (give or take) more than the Seek Outside with basically the same options. Have been looking at Seek Outside's Silvertip teepee and Little Bug Out 3/4 tarp vs Kifaru's Paratarp. for a free forum account |  Upgrade to a Supporting Forum Membership |, http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-...hread_id=46555. I just bought a Kifaru 12 man tipi. JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER. Joined Aug 30, 2009 Messages 1,610 Location North Carolina. I've used a SO Redcliff and we'll be demo-ing the 16-man with the XL stove for our 3rd season deer hunt. 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! The tent are exceedingly lightweight, and compact to the size of a school backpack (including the tent, pole, stakes, stove, and stovepipe! Aggie, look into the Seek Outside shelters as well, very similar to the Kifaru tipis. I have owned and used tipis from Kifaru, Seek Outside and Ti Goat in multiple sizes. Evan very good review. Any opinions would be greatly appreciated on these shelters. If weight is no issue, you could go with a heavier cast iron type stove but the lightweight packing stoves work well for my needs. I have a 12 man kifaru that I purchased in 1999. Great tent. All I had to do was watch a video of all the "setbacks" you had to remember to stake it out to decide I was too much of a retard to set it up twice a year. I was have been looking at getting a Kifaru tipi of some type for a long time now. Is the 6 man worth the extra half pound in weight? The Alaska Moose Hunting Guidebook is now available for Apple devices and for Amazon Kindle. High-end hiking, hunting and camping outdoor store featuring backpacks, shelters, clothing and accessories. Register For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. 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. 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! Actually Surfbow, I had noticed the Seek Outside tepees before I made my initial post. The top of the liner clips on to the top portion of the tent. I do not own a Kifaru but have two Seek Outside tipis with liners. 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. ... It’s Seek ... Outside’s 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER. May 4, 2020 #4 RidgeReaper208 Well-Known Member. My typical party size for big game hunts is 3-5 guys. (You can’t reach these once the tipi is up.) Higher performance criteria: smaller differences? May 4, 2020 #4 RidgeReaper208 Well-Known Member. To post to our forums, please register. All have worked flawlessly and kept me dry when I've used them. 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. The seek outside has some things in its construction that I like a lot though. The mountains of Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. You could also look at their smaller tipis, the smallest is a 4 person. From Kifaru I own the Paratarp and Megatarp. It's easy, though time consuming, to heat up food on them. Our customers use our gear in very harsh conditions in remote parts of the world, so our focus is on building quality. I'm sure they are similar. I don't have any experience with SO. Welcome! Any ideas will help. These strings can be pulled taut to take slack out of the liner. How do you run your guy outs so you can periodically tighten them to re tighten the shelter: 00:15:30 – 00:18:05. 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. 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. Sections of this page. Perhaps you might want to also check out Seek Outside and the MSR Twin Brothers ($399 USD). Hunters use these to replace the large and cumbersome wall tents they traditionally used for base camps. Hot Tents have been exploding in … This is the first in hopefully a series of videos about the tipi. Visit A comparison review of a Kifaru Tipi and a Seekoutside Tipi by Evan Hill of hillpeoplegear.com.... Jump to. I like it. I have really come to love the floorless design. This was a excellent review. 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 hunt will be the last week of August in Utah so real cold temps aren't expected, however daily rain is the norm. 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. I'm looking at purchasing a 12 man tipi with a few options, ( large wood burning stove, netting, full liner, and a couple nests). High-end hiking, hunting and camping outdoor store featuring backpacks, shelters, clothing and accessories. These strings can be pulled taut to take slack out of the liner. Is there a benefit of the Sawtooth over the SO 6 man Tipi? Here are my thoughts It is very easy to put up, seems very stable and is very warm and toasty with the stove in. This is a lot easier to set up or move around as needed than a wall tent or an Alaknak I would guess. Huge amount of room and can carry all the weight I can handle, and comfortable while doing so. I have a Kifaru sawtooth and 12 man Tipi. Seek Outside looks like a god product/company worth more research. Re: Tell me about the Kifaru Tipi Might be worthwhile looking into the seek outside lineup of tupis and tents as well. The Brooks is also a sweet looking pack. Call or text for pictures! The Seek Outside Stoves and the Kifaru stoves are rectangular and have a flat top. I know Kifaru has awesome products but they are awefully heavy for what I was looking for. One of their tipis failed during the 100 plus MPH wind storm we had this fall and he replaced that tipi no charge, not many companies would do that nor would I expect them to do so. 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. My hunting buddy wants to get one, and I'm a little hesitant to use them in high winds and/or big snow storms. The Seek Outside 6 Person Tipi isn’t a shelter you would typically find on Backpacking Light. Thanks in advance for any and all input. 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. A Seek Outside tipi can be staked out by pulling the shelters radius from a center stake on a string. The contents of the Alaska Outdoors Supersite That said I did retire both tents and moved on to Ti goat and Seek outside teepees. Extra rope included. Tipi was bought last May (2017) and only gently used once in a local campground. I have Kifaru 8-man with large stove,liner, slept just over hundred night in it till now, most of them in Alaska. Accessibility Help. However, I am considering finding a "standable" smaller shelter for my individual needs. I am looking at Kifaru or seek outside. Definitely go with a cheaper Kifaru-copy alternative, Seek Outside or otherwise. Am … Extra rope included. Hot tenting: Lightweight backpacking shelters heated by wood … I think you could pull off 4 with low profile cots in a 12 man tipi from Seek Outside or Kifaru. Sure. Seek Outside 8 Person Tipi with XXL Stove similar to Kifaru: Condition: Used. Looking to replace my very old army surplus squad tent with something lighter. This page was generated at 1 minute ago. Kifaru tipi vs. Seek Outside tipi 11-09-2012, 15:46. Would you guys consider them equal in durability and ability to repel water? Alaska Outdoors Think Big, Seek Outside has you covered. I have had several repairs done to it, most of them were self inflicted. JavaScript is disabled. Thanks for the real world comparison. He loved his BCS. Our Customer service Motto is Seek Outside CARES (Communicate, Accountable, Responsible, Empathy, Solutions) for our customers. 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. I am looking at Kifaru or seek outside. by KodiakArcher » Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:36 am 2 Replies 1137 Views Last post by KodiakArcher Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:14 am your account management area, forums and University require login. Looking for a light weight shelter for a upcoming backpack hunt. Winning bid: US $990.00 [ 5 bids] Shipping: $15.00 Standard Shipping | See details . I Spent the money and bought a Seek Outside 8man tipi. "I refuse to let the things I can't do stop me from doing the things I can". I haven't tried to heat up anything on my LiteOutdoors stove. $1,550 + buyer pays shipping. Please use I'm glad to see this thread getting added to over the years. It’s in excellent condition. C. CoryLee OP. Send Alaska_Lanche a pm and ask him, he has used both. My hunting buddy and I own a 8 man Seek tipi and stove combo also that we have been very happy with. We offer a variety of sizes of tipi tents, pyramid tents, and backpacking tents. I have a little experience with Kifaru in that I have the DT1 pack, and I only have good things to say about it. http://seekoutside.com/products/ultr...person-tipi/): Take your moose hunt to the next level! Looking to replace my very old army surplus squad tent with something lighter. For your security, forums are viewable by anyone, and may be read by clicking the forum headings Learn more! I added another liner and a nest to my order. 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. How's it holding up? My tipi is of different ripstop material than the newer silnylon models. We improve the all season backcountry experience by producing rugged, dependable, lightweight, high performance Tipi Tents, Hot Tent Systems, Titanium Wood Stoves and Backpacks that shine when the sun doesn't. I do not own a Kifaru but have two Seek Outside tipis with liners. My uncle bought one in 2005 and they would not put the guys in. C. Joined: Jan 2016. Joined Oct 31, 2012 Messages 121. Love them. Am i happy with the SO? Email Address. The SEEK Outdoors company has very quality Colorado made products and great customer service! Orient sleeping area or stove as needed. Love the guy outs, tipi seems much quieter in the wind. 20-Oct-16. Just down sizing to bivy hunt. Selling my 8 man, comes with pole,stakes, medium box stove, and liner. I have no complaints with the two Kifaru products I have, "The customer did fill their bear tag though". 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 will buy from them again! Not to mention the price. The Rect-mid 2 Person Pyramid Inner Tent is a great solution to sleep two people under a teepee. I like the Seek Outside myself but there are great options from both company’s. There were nothing but positive reviews for these Ultra Light (UL) tipis. I Spent the money and bought a Seek Outside 8man tipi. 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! Also have a kifaru pack and sleeping bag and could not be happier. This fall, the 12 man endured heavy rains and winds far exceeding 50mph and we had no issues. From: 76aggie. The Kifaru Large stainless steel take-down stove is new, never used. Would like comments on tent material concerning durability and ability to repel water. 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 Cheesehead. I'm sure they are similar. There are many good pack companies to choose from these days. Email Address. Does a floorless shelter make sense in a desert environment: 00:18:07 – 00:20:30 The color is brown. I'm looking at purchasing a 12 man tipi with a few options, ( large wood burning stove, netting, full liner, and a couple nests). These stoves are very well designed and make your TipiTent experience much more comfortabel. Absolutely. Contact. I have a Kifaru DT1 and love it. Arch Stanton; Aug 21, 2020; Free Classifieds - Buy/Sell/Trade; Replies 2 Views 164. Seek Outside Courthouse Tent Tipi w/ Large Titanium Wood Stove sim to Kifaru: Condition: Used. Stone glacier is also coming out with a … The Seek Outside Stoves and the Kifaru stoves are rectangular and have a flat top. 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… Talk about setting up on snow, and dealing with mud in the shelter 00:01:28 – 00:15:30. I now own the Colorado and DST tarps from Seek Outside plus the 8 man tipi. A couple of rainy nights and no leaks or condensation yet. These two brands seem to be very similar with the exception of price. I have owned and used a Kifaru paratipi over the past ten years. your own Pins on Pinterest Press alt + / to open this menu. I started with an 8 man kifaru and got a 12 man soon after. 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. Our Portable Wood Stoves are a perfect complement to a cold winter camping trip. After several emails to staff at Kifaru I went to the Kifaru Headquarters to look at the Sawtooth they have pitched in their showroom. It’s in excellent condition. 01:07:51 – 01:08:30 How do you get over the fear of going floorless? 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? It takes some trial and error to find the balance of amount and frequency to stoke these little stoves. Any opinions would be greatly appreciated on these shelters. After reviewing Kifaru vs. Titanium Goat vs. Seek Outside I think I've decided upon a Seek Outside. I had 2 kifaru 8 man tipis, one white and later a brown one and loved them both. It helped me make the decision between Kifaru and Seek Outside for a 3 week fly-in moose hunt next year near Fairbanks. I have started this thread to review Seek Outsides 4 man Tipi that I purchased used in November of 2014. Solo Inner Compatible Tipi Tent Manufacturers. Grab opposite door stake loop and stretch tipi out taut (not stretched). WTS Kifaru Paratarp + Outdoor Reserach Helium Bivy LIGHTLY USED. You must log in or register to reply here. 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. Posts: 6. Discover (and save!) The fit and finish on the Seek Outside pack was no where close to the Stone Glacier and it wasn't much cheaper. If you're looking for more information on the Seek Outside tipi hybrid lineup, here's a quick video that explains the differences, uses, and weights. Re: SO Redcliff vs. Kifaru Sawtooth by Akicita » Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:54 pm 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. Neat how it can pack down so small, but yet work so well. Oct 11, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Brandon. Supersite offers several membership levels. The bottom of the liner ties into the bottom part of the tent with several nylon strings. 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. 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