Lightweight Tent for HikingDual Layer Only 975 grams
Looking for a lightweight tent for hiking which won’t weigh you down then the Divide is just what you need. The Divide dual layer pole-less hiking tent was named the Divide after it was tested on the amazing Routeburn Track. This lightweight tent for hiking has plenty of room for one person or can be used as a 2 person tent with our anti-roll off mattresses.
Vuno Divide Product Video
What Makes these Tents so Good?
The Divide was tested out on New Zealand’s Routeburn Track. Because of this you can be assured these tents are fit for use for New Zealand conditions. The Divide was used as a two person tent at the Lake Mackenzie campsite. It was a little snug keeping both hikers more than warm on a cold and rainy night. Using the Divide as a two person tent there was no room inside for the backpacks. These were kept outside using the pack liners to keep them dry.
Two layer tent with mesh inner tent to keep out the sandflies and other unwelcome insects. Unlike some light weight hiking tents the Divide hiking tent has an inner mesh tent which not only helps keep out insects it also helps the tents breathe reducing condensation build up. This inner mesh tent can be used on it’s own during the warmer nights so you can fall asleep looking at the stars.
The outer tent is made from ultralight weight 20D siliconized waterproof nylon. This fabric can handle 2000mm of rain which couples with the shape of the tent will shed off water quickly keep you dry during wet weather. The bottom of the tent uses heavier 40D siliconized tear proof Nylon which can handle up to 5000mm of water keeping the floor of the tent dry.
Taped seams prevent water leaking through the seams. All seams which are exposed to rain has been taped to stop the rain leaking through. This maximizes the waterproofness of the tent by sealing the holes made from stitched tent fabric together.
Weighs less than 1000 grams making it one of the lightest hiking tents available. Because of tents ultralight weight you will have a lighter pack which means you can either take more gear with you or have a lighter pack. Either way it will result in a more enjoyable hiking experience.
The Divide Lightweight Tent Specifications:
- Tent Dimensions: 200 cm (L), 130 cm (W) front, 80 cm (W) back, 105 cm (H) at door.
- Outer Tent Fabric 20D Siliconized nylon.
- Inner Tent Fabric: 40D Siliconized tear proof nylon.
- Poles Included: None.
- Number of Users: 1-2.
- Layers: Dual.
- Tent Waterproof index: Top 2000 mm, Bottom 5000 mm.
- Total Weight: 975 g +/- 5%.
** Mattresses and hiking poles not included **
Optional 7001 Aluminum Tent Pole
If you don’t use hiking poles then you can buy an ultralight weight aluminum tent pole to use instead. It weighs only 110 grams and folds down to just 46 cm for easy storage inside or attached to the outside of your tramping pack. Please note this pole will not fit inside the tents storage bag.
Available in 3 Colours
These amazing tents are available in three colours: orange, green and blue. We apologize if your preferred colour is not currently available. Select your desired coloured tent from the dropdown variation box to see if it is available.
Tips For Using These Tents
Use with a groundsheet. A groundsheet may add some weight o your pack however it is likely to not weigh as much extra as you think. This is because a groundsheet will keep the bottom of your tent dry and is a lot easier to dry than a whole tent. Wet fabric can double in weight. You can easily dry your ground sheet during the day as you hike by attaching it to the outside of your backpack.
Another benefit of using a groundsheet is it will protect the bottom of your tent and add an extra layer of insulation from the cold ground. These lightweight tents are tough but not as tough as a regular standard weight tent.
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