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Blood Pressure During Weight-Lifting
The highest BP recorded during weight-lifting was an astonishing 480/350 mmHg. It was measured in the brachial artery of a male during leg press. (MacDougall JP, et al. 1985)

Product Details: UltaMid-2 Pyramid Tent

Product Name: UltaMid-2 Pyramid Tent
Category: Hiking Gear
Manufacturer: Hyperlite Mountain Gear
List Price: $715 (white), $780 (green)

Capacity: 1-2 people
Colors Available: white or spruce green
Description: The UltaMid-2 is an extremely lightweight tent...mainly because it consists of just the outer tent and perimeter guy lines (mesh insert, floor, and stake kits sold separately). The manufacturer claims that the tent, made of DCF-8 Dyneema fabric, is 100% waterproof.
Footprint: Rectangle: 107 inches long x 83 inches wide. 63 sq. ft.
Ideal For: Backpackers, hikers, mountain bikers, motorcyclists who want an extremely light waterproof tent.
Length: Useable length: 107 inches. Packed length: 8.5 inches
Product Reviews: Dozens of reviews of this tent appear on the Hyperlite Mountain Gear web site and nearly all of them are very positive.
Special Features: The tent fabric is made of DCF-8 Dyneema. Technically, it is classified as ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene. UV-resistant polyethylene gel is extruded in a patented process to produce a fiber that has the highest strength-to-weight ratio in the world: 15 times stronger than high-quality steel! Dyneema fibers and fabrics are produced in Arizona and North Carolina.
Weight: Tent and guy lines only = 19 oz (534 grams)
Why It's Cool: First, this tent is extremely lightweight. Second, the DCF-8 Dyneema fabric appears to be extremely strong and waterproof. Third, without the floor, this tent can be pitched above the ground. It can even be suspended from a tree limb.

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