View Full Version : Has anyone used or seen this tent? Cabela

09-14-2003, 17:29

Has anyone used or have any comments about this tent.

09-14-2003, 17:36
The 3 lbs, 7 oz weight of the tent concerns me a little...

09-15-2003, 07:17
For the price and the glowing review, it sounds like it's too good to be true. I'd like to hear more about it too.

09-15-2003, 17:15
# lb.s 7 oz. is fine so long as that's the real packed weight including guylines, stakes, stuffsacks, etc. and not just the tent body, fly and poles. Sure you can go lighter, but not too much without sacrificing either a tent floor, no-see-um netting, space or lots of all of the above. Sure with a tarp and your hiking poles you can get down under two pounds no sweat, but some of us like a little more of a barrier between us and the outdoors, and a little better weather protection.

max patch
09-15-2003, 17:38
3 lbs , 7 ounces is the fantasy "minimum weight" which means no stuffsack, stakes, etc.

09-15-2003, 18:45
Well I took the plunge and ordered it for 100 bucks its worth the try. I needed it for a backpack trip this weekend if I dont like it I'll send it back. I'll post about next week.

09-16-2003, 10:48
Check out www.tarptent.com The cloudburst looks really great, and with a floor and tyvek groundcloth (maybe overkill?) you are still under 3 lbs. Since it has a nice low foot, I would guess that it is even more windworth/storm worth than this tent.

Gravity Man