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Rectangular Cuben Fiber Tarps


Flat rectangular tarps are versatile and lightweight. We have a variety of sizes to choose from.

  • Constructed from .51 oz/sqyd Cuben Fiber fabric.
  • The ridge seam is taped. No seam sealing necessary.
  • A Cuben Fiber stuff sack is included in the price and weight shown.
  • Guy lines and stakes are sold separately.
  • All ZPacks gear has a one year warranty against defects in materials or workmanship. Returns or exchanges are welcome on the standard sizes shown below.


Shelters are made to order and are currently shipping in about 5 weeks. If you have a hard due date in that vicinity make sure to let us know after you order so that we can schedule accordingly.

5' (foot) x 9' (length) x 6' (head) trapezoid
(1.5 x 2.7 x 1.8 meters)
8 tie out loops default
5.4 oz (153 grams) / $185
6' x 9' rectangle
(1.8 x 2.7 meters)
8 tie out loops default
5.7 oz (162 grams) / $190
7' x 9' rectangle
(2.1 x 2.7 meters)
8 tie out loops default

6.3 oz (178 grams) / $215

8.5' x 8.5' square
(2.6 x 2.6 meters)
Set up diagonally tied to a tree
8 tie out loops default
7.1 oz (201 grams) / $230
8.5' x 10' rectangle
(2.6 x 3 meters)
12 tie out loops default - (Four at the corners, two on the ridge line, and 3 evenly spaced on each long side).
7.7 oz (218 grams) / $255
8.5' x 11' rectangle
(2.6 x 3.4 meters)
12 tie out loops default - (Four at the corners, two on the ridge line, and 3 evenly spaced on each long side).

8.2 oz (232 grams) / $275

Hammock tarps can be seen Here.

Photo of Douglas McCoy's white 6' x 9' rectangular tarp. More of his photos in many setup configurations can be seen here.

Photo of Steve Jones' olive drab 8' x 8' tarp set up as a diamond:

Photo of Uli's 7' x 9' olive drab tarp in the Bavarian Alpes:

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"This tarp is insane! It's lighter than a photo of a tarp. Must be made of woven unicorn mane. Thank you ZPacks." -Peter D.
"Got my tarp from you this week & had a chance to play with it this weekend. It's superb. I had a rather geeky and totally enjoyable afternoon pitching it a dozen different ways, going to be perfect for every use I had in mind & then some! Thanks so much for getting it here ahead of schedule & throwing in a tent peg bag." -Ray G.

Please choose from the following Options:
Tarps are currently available in Olive Drab.

All colors are somewhat transparent.

Price: $0

Additional tie out loops
We can sew on additional reinforced loops anywhere you want. The reinforcements are bonded to the tarp, and the stitching is taped if applicable (no seam sealing needed).

The default number of perimeter loops are listed on each tarp size. Feel free to add extras.

You can also add loops on the ridgeline for hanging bug netting, or panel pull outs anywhere on the face of the tarp inside or outside. A common example would be one or two pull outs centered on each half of the tarp.

Draw us a picture if you want crazy tie outs!

Email us with where you want the extra tie outs after you order.
Price: $2.00 each  / .1 oz each

2.5" x 2.5" Stick on Loop

This patch has a loop sewn to it and tape adhesive on the back. If you aren't sure where you want extra loops you can use these to add your own. Use these to hang bug screen for example.
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Trekking Pole Cups
These triangular fabric cups go over the handles of you trekking poles and make propping your tarp up very easy. They can be looped on to any tie out, and can be moved around as needed for different set up configurations. They are made from black 2.92 oz/sqyd hybrid cuben fiber fabric and are very sturdy.

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  Don't forget
A stuff sack is included.

You may also want:
Z-line cord for guy lines.

Line Locs

Titanium stakes

Tyvek or a Cuben Fiber ground sheet