Notch Li



  • Double wall, double side entry, exceptionally light

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    Vestibule storage both sides

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    Secure crossover vestibule doors — no moving parts.

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    Excellent ventilation and views.

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    Integrated gear pockets

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    Magnetic fly door tiebacks

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    Apex pullouts for tensioning and full side opening

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    Storm flaps each end open or close to suit conditions

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    Fly sets up independently

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    Alternate partial solid interior

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    Interior sets up independently

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    Floor fits large pad
    - 25 in x 76 in / 63.5 cm x 193 cm -

Limited ordering opens February 20, 2018

The Notch Li is our lightest shelter. Made with Dyneema®, this tent is ideal for trekking pole users who want the ultimate lightweight and protection. Simple and sturdy, double wall, and double door, the Notch Li gives you the freedom and security you want for a wide range of conditions.


  • Dyneema® fabrics for the ultimate in strength and weight savings
  • Fully taped and waterproof: 8,000mm+ hydrostatic head pressure rating
  • Dual trekking pole support; no poles in your living space
  • Double wall, dual entry, and dual vestibules
  • Interior is completely removable and can set up independently
  • Interior never gets wet during entry, exit, setup or takedown in storms
  • Alternate interior with silicone-coated nylon floor adds 1.1 ounces and saves $60
  • Generous vestibules for excellent gear storage space
  • Excellent ventilation, views, and moisture management
  • Taut pitch with PitchLoc™ foldable corners and integrated line tighteners
  • Pole handle side up possible with optional adapters
  • Reflective spectra cord guylines
  • Fast setup — about 1 minute from sack to pitched
  • Catenary ridgelines for shape and performance


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Sleeps Weight (oz/kg) Fly only Mesh Interior Stakes and stuffsack Max Floor Width (in/cm) Floor Length (in/cm) Floor Area
Interior Height (in/cm) Stakes (included) Packed Size (in/cm) Price
1 19.9/ 0.57 10.1/ 0.29 8.2/ 0.23 1.6/ 0.045 34/ 86 84/ 213 15.2/ 1.4 43/ 109 4 x 6in/ 15cm 16 x 4 / 41 x 10 $599


 Yes, it is fully seam-taped and fully waterproof. Dyneema® has a hydrostatic pressure rating of over 8,000 mm.

 The fly weight is 0.51 oz / yd2

 The floor weight is 1 oz / yd2

Trekking poles are preferred but an 8 oz / 227 g pole set is available.

No, the two parts clip together and setup or takedown as a single unit. It is easy to unclip the interior from inside if desired.

The structure will withstand light to moderate snow loading. The optional partial solid interior is recommended for cold winds or blowing snow.

You can easily remove the 4 carbon fiber struts but we highly recommend rolling or folding, not stuffing, to extend the fabric lifespan.

Yes, we recommend the Notch for taller folks. The design of the shelter makes it impossible to run into end walls and there is ample sit-up room.

The Notch Li fly and interior, a stuff sack, aluminum stakes+ stake bag and the necessary guyline cording. The Notch Li is designed for trekking poles to provide structure to the shelter. There are optional poles for non-trekking pole users that are available for purchase in the webstore.

 Use of a groundsheet depends on the conditions you expect to encounter and your style of camping. The sewn-in flooring is remarkably tough and does not usually require a separate groundsheet. We sell optional Tyvek groundsheets which are very tough and great for sleeping out or taking a break, but generally heavier than you need for floor protection on longer hikes, in most conditions. For use on very rocky ground and desert conditions where puncture wounds are possible, a groundsheet is recommended.