Six Moon Designs Hiking Umbrella

One of the most overlooked pieces of gear in the world of ultralight backpacking is a good hiking umbrella. Our Silver Shadow family of hiking umbrellas are some of the lightest and strongest available, and feature UPF 50+ blocking canopies partnered with some ultralight components such as carbon fiber or fiberglass. Don’t forget to grab a hands-free umbrella kit, which easily attaches to any pack for ease of use in the field.

Comparison Chart

Silver Shadow Silver Shadow Mini Silver Shadow Carbon Rain Walker SUL
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8.9 OZ - 252 G
6.8 OZ - 193 G
6.8 OZ - 193 G
5.5 OZ - 156 G
  • Fiberglass Frame
  • EVA Foam Trekking Handle
  • UPF 50+ Rating Reflective Polyester
  • Aluminum Frame
  • Plastic Handle
  • UPF 50+ Rating Reflective Polyester
  • Carbon Fiber Frame
  • EVA Foam Trekking Handle
  • UPF 50+ Rating Reflective Polyester
  • Carbon Fiber Frame
  • EVA Foam Trekking Handle
  • 10 D SilNylon Canopy
  • Closed Length: 25" - 63.5cm
  • Open Width: 37" - 94 cm
  • Coverage: 7.5 ft2 or .7 m2
  • Shaft Length: 23.5" - 60cm
  • Rib Diameter: 3mm Fiberglass
  • Length: 10" - 25.4 cm
  • Open Width: 38" - 96.5 cm
  • Coverage: 7.5 ft2 or .7 m2
  • Shaft Length: 20.5" - 52 cm
  • Rib Diameter: 3mm Carbon Fiber
  • Length: 25" - 63.5 cm
  • Open Width: 37" - 94 cm
  • Coverage: 7.5 ft2 or .7 m2
  • Shaft Length: 23.5" - 60cm
  • Rib Diameter: 3mm Carbon Fiber
  • Closed Length: 25" - 63.5cm
  • Open Width: 37" - 94 cm
  • Coverage: 7.5 ft2 or .7 m2
  • Shaft Length: 23.5" - 60cm
  • Rib Diameter: 2.5mm Carbon Fiber