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G-4 ULTRALITE BACKPACK
 

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      COLORS of 2.2 oz RIPSTOP to select

  

 

 

 

      

black

 

 

hunter

 

 

    royal

 

 

navy

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

red

 

 

silver gray

 

    tan

  white

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

orange

 

yellow

 

burgundy

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

charcoal-avail in hvy coated

         

 

 

 

   

 

 



 

 
DESIGNED BY GLEN VAN PESKI
9100

4400 cubic inches and only 12 ounces with the 200 denier coated oxford bottom and  less than 17 oz with 330d
Cordura bottom! Glenís goal was to design the lightest weight most durable pack he could.  This ultralight pack is
designed with the top portion of the pack using 2.2 oz coated nylon ripstop, and the bottom portion is available in
2 choices: 200 denier oxford or 330 denier Cordura.  Itís designed to carry loads of 20-30 pounds. Some features
include deep mesh side pockets, Z-Rest back padding (not included), compression straps convertible to lashing
straps & waist belt buckle. 



NEW AND IMPROVED INSTRUCTIONS MAKE IT EASIER FOR ALL SEWING LEVELS

 Suggested fabrics: 2.2 oz coated ripstop (top), coated
oxford or 330 denier Cordura (bottom), Poly mesh-soft (pockets)

item

size

cost
 
PATTERNS

#9100

  Pattern & instructions

$7.75

Qty:  

#9105

  Pattern pieces only

$5.50

Qty:  

   
KITS WITHOUT FABRIC

#9103

  Kit w/pattern& instr.         (excludes fabric)

$32.38

Qty:  

#9104

  Kit w/o pattern& instr.       (excludes fabric)

$25.28

Qty:  


KITS WITH 200D FABRIC

#9106

  Kit w/pattern & instr.           
200D
OXFORD (bottom) &  2.2 oz ripstop (top) fabric

$42.99

Qty

#9107

  Kit w/o pattern & instr.      
200D
OXFORD (bottom) & c. 2.2 oz ripstop (top) fabric

$37.99

Qty


KITS WITH 330D FABRIC

#9108

  Kit w/pattern & instr.         
330D
CORDURA (bottom) &   c. 2.2 oz ripstop (top) fabric.

$48.49

Qty

#9109

  Kit w/o pattern & instr.     
330D
CORDURA (bottom) &    c. 2.2 oz ripstop (top) fabric.

$43.49

Qty

 
KITS INCLUDE ALL OF THE SUPPLIES NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE PACK (IE: MESHES, THREAD, GROSGRAIN, WEBBING, ELASTIC CORD, HOOK  & LOOP AND FASTENERS AND KITS    
(#9106 & 9107 INCLUDE FABRICS)

 click here for yardages and supplies for G4 kit

 

 click here for yardages and supplies when not ordering a kit

If you are interested in ordering 15 or more G4 kits we can work up discounted pricing for you (for example: the price for 25 kits with fabric can be as little as $35.27 each (w/o pattern/instr) 
ALPINE RUCKSACK

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RAINSHED  (MULTI SIZE)
150

Narrow, frameless, 2200 cu. in.  Approx. loaded dimensions 27"x  12"x 9". Top-loading with drawcord
closure. Removable foam back panel. Curved shoulder straps. Optional sternum strap. Top pocket
converts to fanny pack. Harness  sizing is tailored to individual back lengths.

Suggested fabrics: Packcloth, Cordura, Ballistics

item

size

cost

#8106

Pattern only

$7.25

Qty:  

#8304

Kit w/ pattern (excludes fabric)

$44.33

Qty:  

#8305

Kit w/o pattern (excludes fabric)

$37.08

Qty:  

click here for yardages and supplies

click here for yardages and supplies when not ordering kit

 

QUEST OUTFITTERS catenary TARP

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Features
30 denier silnylon 2 person tarp design weighs only 12.65 oz. Front and rear are tapered to minimize
weight but still provide an overhang area. Custom catenary cut along the ridgeline makes the tarp
pitch taunt. Five reinforced tie outs per side for the most flexible set up options. Grommeted front
and rear webbing for tieouts at each peak are different colors to make set up easier. Tarp can be
set up with optional lightweight aircraft aluminum tent poles or with hiking sticks. Tent hooks along
ridgeline offer a place to hang a clothesline or light. Stuff sack instructions provided.
  • Ridgeline length 117" and 101" along bottom edge
  • Front 43" High
    110" Width (55" ea. side)
  • Rear 35" High
    86" Width (43" ea. side)
  • Overhang 10 1/2" at Front, 7 1/2" at Rear
  • Width when staked out = Front 79", Rear = 66"
  • Weight (w/o stakes, stuff sack or seam sealer) = 12.65 oz. (360 grams)

Weight stuff sack = .35 oz. (10 grams)

Suggested fabrics
:
  Silnylon, Cuben. coated 2.2 oz ripstop (fabric must be 56" wide)

Depending on fabric selection the completed project weights approximately 12.65 oz. (using
Silnylon fabric)

Due to each designs size, exact measurements and
instructions for layout are given rather than a pattern.

 

KITS INCLUDE ALL OF THE SUPPLIES NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE TARP (IE:  FABRIC (SILNYLON),
THREAD, GROSGRAIN, CORD,   EVERYTHING LISTED IN THE SUPPLY LIST EXCEPT THE OPTIONAL
ITEMS.  ITEM# 9121 & 9123 INCLUDES PATTERN AND INSTRUCTIONS). 


DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 1STS AND 2NDS ON SILNYLON:  We sell a hundred yards of 2nds to every
1 yard of 1sts.   Every now and then it may be slightly dirty or there may be a mark in the fabric or
there may be an extra amount of silicone in the form of a narrow, whitish streak.  In other words
there may be minor cosmetic imperfections but we won't sell any silnylon that we feel is structurally
compromised unless you know about it ahead of time
   
gray    black   royal   
 
   
navy   dk. puple
  dk. yellow
     
white   blaze org.
(actually brighter)
 
  red
     
bright yellow   dk. pink
  forest
(1sts only)
   
burgundy
  neon pink
  brown
(1sts only)
       
lime green

 

  coyote brown

 

  tan
(1sts only)
       
bright blue (actually brighter)
   
   

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item cost

#9120

How-to & layout instr. -2 person

$3.95

Qty:  

#9121

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (2nds),  and instructions- 2 person

$58.55

Qty

#9122

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (2nds) and w/o instructions - 2 person

$54.60

Qty

#9123

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (1st quality)  and instructions-2 person

$84.93

Qty

#9124

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (1st quality) and w/o  instr.- 2 person

$80.98

Qty

KITS INCLUDE ALL OF THE SUPPLIES NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE TARP (IE:  FABRIC (SILNYLON), THREAD, GROSGRAIN, CORD,   EVERYTHING LISTED IN THE SUPPLY LIST EXCEPT THE OPTIONAL ITEMS.  ITEM# 9121 & 9123 INCLUDES PATTERN AND INSTRUCTIONS). 

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 1STS AND 2NDS ON SILNYLON:  We sell a hundred yards of 2nds to every
1 yard of 1sts.   Every now and then it may be slightly dirty or there may be a mark in the fabric or there
may be an extra amount of silicone in the form of a narrow, whitish streak.  In other words there may be 
minor cosmetic imperfections but we won't sell any silnylon that we feel is structurally
compromised unless you know about it ahead of time

ULTRALIGHT TIPI TARP


This is by far the best lightweight tipi tarp design for strength,
ease of use and reliability

Features
This 15 foot diameter round tarp makes a 9 foot diameter tipi with 8 stakes and a 6 foot hiking
staff or tent poles.  The tarp without the stakes and pole and made with 1.1 oz silnylon, weighs
only
20.8 ounces.  Floor area ~56 sq ft.
Kit includes all supplies and step by step, easy to follow instructions

Side Note:  The Quest Outfitters team has made one these, it is an amazing design that can take both wind loads and snow loads.  Its versatility in design can be used as a tipi, a tarp, an A-frame
or a lean-to.  With the easy to follow instructions and everything included in the kit, we feel just
about anyone could make this project and you will be glad you did.    

 

Suggested fabrics
:
  Silnylon, coated 2.2 oz ripstop

Due to design size, exact measurements and
instructions for layout are given rather than a pattern.

 
 
   
gray    black   royal   
 
   
navy   dk. puple
  dk. yellow
     
white   blaze org.
(actually brighter)
 
  red
     
bright yellow   dk. pink
  forest
(1sts only)
   
burgundy
  neon pink
  brown
(1sts only)
       
lime green
  coyote brown

 

  tan
(1sts only)
       
bright blue (actually brighter)
       

UTT Half Side Open

UTT Snowy Pitch

 

item cost

#9148

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (2nds),  and instructions

$68.50

Qty

#9149

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (1st quality)  and instructions

$114.00

Qty

KITS INCLUDE ALL OF THE SUPPLIES NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE TIPI (IE:  FABRIC (SILNYLON), THREAD, GROSGRAIN, & CORDAGE, does not include the pole or stakes), 

 

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 1STS AND 2NDS ON SILNYLON:  We sell a hundred yards of 2nds to every
1 yard of 1sts.   Every now and then it may be slightly dirty or there may be a mark in the fabric or there
may be an extra amount of silicone in the form of a narrow, whitish streak.  In other words there may be 
minor cosmetic imperfections but we won't sell any silnylon that we feel is structurally
compromised unless you know about it ahead of time

click here for yardages & supplies

BIVY SACK

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BIVY SACK

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This ultra-lightweight system helps to eliminate heat loss and keeps your sleeping bag insulation dry adding extra warmth and comfort during cold or damp nights. It also
protects your bag from the elements and exterior wear and tear providing you many extra years of use from your bag. Two bivy sack designs to choose from. [View 2 using
a waterproof breathable top and coated taffeta tub including noseeum, thread, hook & loop, zippers & pattern costs approx. $59 to make].

Design #1: Basic design that minimizes weight and assembly time. Hook and loop closure and rainflaps along the top of the hood opening keeps the elements out. Simply
pulling back the hood accesses optional built-in no-see-um netting.

Design #2: Uniquely designed hood has 2 reversible pull zippers along each side so the hood can be pulled back when it is not needed. Rainflaps and hook and loop hood
closure keeps the elements out. Simply pulling back the hood accesses optional built-in no-see-um netting

Suggested fabrics:  Top and Hood- waterproof/breathable (Stormshield, Gore-Tex,  Weathertek). Bottom Tub- lightweight, waterproof (coated taffeta, ripstop, oxford).
Netting- No-see-um

Depending on fabric selection the completed project weights approximately 16 oz.
Approximate finished size is 88" long x 33" (at head) x 19" (at foot).

Due to each designs size, exact measurements and
instructions for layout are given rather than a pattern.

 

item cost

#8050

How-to & layout instr.

$3.95

Qty:  

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BILGY TARP TENT

 

 

Roomy, sturdy, and totally protective against bugs and blowing rain.
 

 

Tarp Shelter has a large silnylon Tarp attached to a no-see-um Shelter with silnylon bathtub floor and
end flaps to completely cover and protect both ends of the Shelter from wind and rain. The
no-see-um door and the silnylon door flap can be rolled up and secured (velcroed) to the floor. One or
both sides can be lowered to the ground to shed wind. Inside pocket, clothesline & light hanger.

  • Large Tarp with sit-up height, and awning for cooking and wet gear storage. One-piece
    design keeps Shelter dry during setup and takedown in the rain. 
  • Mosquito Shelter with bathtub floor and large, zippered door. Flaps at both door and foot
    stop wind and rain. Tub floor rejects flowing groundwater.
  • Excellent, adjustable ventilation; no sidewall or end condensation, ever.
  • Preset-adjustable lines, easy setup and fast takedown.

1-PERSON

2-PERSON

Weight (with 2 oz. of stakes)

1 lb.- 9 oz.

2 lb.- 4 oz.

Add for Tyvek groundsheet.

3 oz.

4 oz.

Use hiking poles for front & back poles, or 2 sticks 5 ft. and 2 ft. long.

Optional aluminum tent poles, construction described, are 4 oz. for the 1 person and 6 oz for the 2 person.

Height (door)

36"

39"

Height (foot)

26"

29"

Useful floor area - equivalent to conventional tent with slanting walls

37" x 93"

24 sq. ft.

59" x 92"

38 sq. ft.

Tarp Coverage

69" Front/43" rear
x  121"  ridgeline

108" Front/72"
rear x  121"  ridgeline

Make-It-Yourself Plans
  • Simple, rectangular layout of all large parts. Patterns for other parts.
  • Needs only home sewing machine, using step by step procedures.  New improved instructions makes construction easier for those with less sewing experience.
  • Tough construction Ė pulls bartacked; seams topstitched. No roof or floor seams.
1 PERSON
item cost

#9130

1 person Pattern/Instr.

$6.50

Qty:  

#9131

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (2nds) pattern and instructions-1 man

$103.09

Qty

#9132

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (2nds) and w/o pattern and instr.-1 man

$96.59

Qty

#9136

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (1st quality) pattern and instr.1-man

$142.15

Qty

#9137

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (1st quality) and w/o pattern and instr.-1 man

$135.65

Qty

click here for yardages & supplies -1 person
2 PERSON
item cost

#9133

2 person Pattern/Instr.

$6.50

Qty:  

#9134

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (2nds) pattern and instr.-2 man

$124.44

Qty

#9135

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (2nds) and w/o pattern and instr.-2 man

$117.94

Qty

#9138

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (1st quality) pattern and instr.- 2 man

$171.32

Qty

#9139

Kit w/ sil nylon fabric (1st quality) and w/o pattern and instr.-2 man

$164.82

Qty

click here for yardages & supplies -2 person
click here for yardages and supplies
KITS INCLUDE ALL OF THE SUPPLIES NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE BILGY (IE:  FABRIC (SILNYLON) THREAD, GROSGRAIN, CORD, HOOK & LOOP AND FASTENERS- EVERYTHING
LISTED IN THE SUPPLY LIST EXCEPT THE OPTIONAL ITEMS.  ITEM# 8306, 8308, 9131, 9134, 9136,  9138 INCLUDES PATTERN AND INSTRUCTIONS). 

Note: KIT INCLUDES BLACK NO-SEE-UM MESH UNLESS REQUESTED OTHERWISE

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 1STS AND 2NDS ON SILNYLON:  We sell a hundred yards of 2nds to every 1 yard of 1sts.   Every now and then it may be slightly dirty or there may be a
mark in the fabric or there may be an extra amount of silicone in the form of a narrow, whitish streak.  In other words there may be minor cosmetic imperfections but we
won't sell any silnylon that we feel is structurally compromised unless you know about it ahead of time

 

   COLORS OF 1.1 OZ.
   RIPSTOP
TO SELECT:
black gray 
dk. purple
navy
 
blaze org.
(actually brighter)
white
red
bright yellow
dk. yellow
burgundy
neon pink
dk. pink
 
lime green
bright blue (actually brighter)
 
coyote brown
  royal   
 
tan
(1sts only)
forest
(1sts only)
 
brown
(1sts only)
 
   
   

 

Bilgy Tarp Shelter  

Side View at normal height.  (NOTE: In the new design there is
only one side pull out on each side, not two as the picture shows)

 

 

Lifters raise Roof sides if desired.  (NOTE: In the new design there
is only one side pull out on each side, not two as the picture shows)

 

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Set down - only for very high winds.

 

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No-see-um Door zipped up. Silnylon Door & Foot Flaps cover
ends fully, or partially.
 

2-person  Front view

 

1-person  Front view

 

MOUNTAIN SPORT PANTS

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CONTROLLED EXPOSURE  (MULTI SZ)
55 Sizes: MENS XS-XL

Lined full side-zip pants with protective low bib waist.  Seat drops without undoing elasticized shoulder straps or undressing.  Articulated knees, interior zipper flaps, instep patches, zippered flapped slashed pockets.  Alternate view has reinforced knees/seat.

Suggested fabrics: Shell: Waterproof/breathable, water repellent.  Lining: Mesh or breathable water repellent.   Reinforcement patches: 330 d or 500d Cordura

item

size

cost

#8102

Mens (pattern only)

$8.25

Qty:  

#8302

Kit w/ pattn (excl fabr.)

$28.42

Qty:  

#8303

Kit w/o pattn (excl fabr.)

$21.17

Qty:  

click here for yardages & supplies-Mens

click here for yardages & supplies -Kit

PARCHO
 

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       Covers lt wt or large pack     Covers pack only       No-Pack model


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  Inside Pockets & Ventilated Arms            Straps Fix Hand Coverage

 

         
 

black

 

 

gray

 

 

royal

 

 

navy

 

 
           

 

 

red

 

 

blaze org.
(actually brighter)

 

dk.
purple

  white

 

 

         

 

 

neon pink

 

dk. pink

 

dk. yellow

  burgundy

 

 

               

 

 

bright yellow

  coyote brown
  brt blue (actually brighter)
  lime green

 

 

 
           

 

 

             

 

 

 
DESIGNED BY WILLIAM GURWELL

Combines the better features of a parka and a poncho. The Parcho provides versatile, comfortable protection for the hiker and backpacker over a wide range of weather conditions.  Size is adjustable to fit both your body and your pack.  High to low ventilation options.  The medium size weighs a mere 7 1/2 oz. and rolls up to the size of a hot dog roll.   Unique cape-like arms cover hands while allowing full use of hands outside and full access inside to shoulder straps, hipbelt, zipper and pockets.  There is even room inside to remove your pack, adjust clothing and put the pack back on.  Large pockets provide dry storage  for extra clothing, maps etc.  Hood volume is adjustable.   Covers to just about the knees or adjusts to your needs. 

Wt. approximations:
Backpack version (avg. male hiker sz)= ~ 7.5 oz.

Non-Pack version (avg. male hiker sz)= ~ 6.5 oz

Suggested fabrics: Silnylon

item

size

cost

#9110

Pattern & instr. (includes both views for use with and without pack)

$7.50

Qty:  

#9111

Kit with pattern& instr. for use w/o pack $42.45

Qty

#9112 Kit with pattern & instr. for use with pack $49.95

Qty

#9113 Kit for use with w/o pack w/o pattern& instr. $35.30

Qty

#9114 Kit for use with pack w/o pattern& instr. $42.80

Qty

KITS INCLUDE ALL OF THE SUPPLIES NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE PARCHO (IE: FABRIC, THREAD, ZIPPER, WEBBING, HOOK & LOOP AND FASTENER, ETC, ).  NOTE: KITS DO NOT INCLUDE SEAM SEALER)

click here for what the Parcho kit for use w/o pack  includes

click here for what the Parcho kit for use w/ pack includes


Click below to download the Parcho instructions for FREE
10JuneParChoSewRedFileSz (1).pdf     
10JuneParChoLayout.pdf

 
GAITERS

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QUEST OUTFITTERS  (MULTI SIZE)
8091 Sizes: ADULTS

16" high with full length front zipper and hook and loop fastener along the length of the zipper to help keep the elements out. One size fits men's shoe size 5-12, women's 6-14.

Suggested fabrics: Upper: Waterproof/ breathable. Lower: Cordura, (330d, 500d, 1000d), Packcloth

item

size

cost

#8091

Pattern only

$4.95

Qty:  

#8300

Kit w/ pattn (excl  fabr.)

$15.06

Qty:  

#8301

Kit w/o pattn (excl fabr.)

$10.11

Qty:  

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