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  Whelan style
  Posted by: rblturtle on Jan-23-14 12:14 PM (EST)

The Baker type tent that tapers to the ground without a vertical wall is called a Whelan style. They are simpler to make,easier to set up,lighter,but lack vertical space in the rear. I took my prinitive floorless tent on a summer canoe trip once and bleac flys got in through the gaps.

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