In addition to previously announced the start of sales of tourist tents Tensegrity and updates last year’s models, making them even easier, the US trademark Sierra Designs has released three more new items – a series of light all-season mountain tents Convert, camping tent Quadruple Mountain Guide Tarp, as well as his first single Bivouac sack called Backcountry Bivy.
The series includes Convert until only two models of tents with a capacity of 2 and 3, respectively. Convert tents stand strong and flexible design, easy installation, sufficient ventilation throughout the year, as well as a wide entrance with removable outer vestibule. The maximum weight of the packed tent does not exceed 2.32 kg and 2.89 kg. The suggested retail price of tents Convert Convert 2 and 3 is 570 and 680 dollars respectively.
The tent has a two-layer structure, the outer protective layer is made of rip-stop polyester with waterproof refractory to combination treatment with polyurethane and silicone inner layer is made of permeable rip-stop nylon, the bottom is made of rip-stop nylon 30 denier density and water resistance up to 3000 mm. hp. Art. As tubular frame using arc DAC Featherlite NSL (DAC NSL).
Quadruple camping tent Mountain Guide Tarp has a single-layer structure and is in the form tipi.Tent made of waterproof nylon and polyester with a density of 70 and 75 denier. Established at the expense of prefabricated aluminum pole DAC Pressfit diameter of 16 mm. The maximum weight of the packed tent does not exceed 2.96 kg. The design of the awning provides flue / vent, reflective visor and adjustable input. Maximum Floor area awning – 10.13 m2. New awning already commercially available, its cost over 360 dollars.
Backcountry Bivy positioned as a comfortable and relatively Bivouac sack, which was developed specifically for the original brand sleeping Backcountry Bed. the outer layer is made bivouac using a vapor-permeable waterproof nylon rip-stop material density of 20 denier material is treated with polyurethane and is characterized by water resistance up to 10400 mm. hp. Art. Bottom made of rip-stop nylon density of 30 denier with refractory and waterproof treatment. The total weight of Backcountry Bivy does not exceed 410 grams, the minimum cost of an order – $ 130.
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