Big Agnes Tent Guide

Mar 04, 2024

We stock the key ranges of Big Agnes tents, find out which they are and what they do here.

MSR Tent Buying Guide

Posted by Mark Richardson on Feb 02, 2024

We stock all the key MSR tent models and on this page we look at what they are and how they differ from each other. We also give our opinion.

The Time-Saver Guide to Choosing a Tent

Posted by Mark Richardson on Sep 28, 2023

Single skin or Two skin? Most people choose a two skin tent because single skin tents suffer more from condensation Two skin tents tend to be warmer because of the air between the inner and outer Single skin tents tend to be lighter and more spacious 3 Season versus 4 Season? 4 Season tents handle wind and rain better and some are capable of handling snow 4 Se …
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The Ultimate Guide to Ultralight Tents

Posted by Andy Neil on Feb 14, 2023

Choosing a lightweight tent can be difficult given the wide range available; we have a wide variety of tents, and we want to ensure you get the right tent for whatever adventures you have. So here are some of the things to consider when you are in the market for a new tent. Here at Ultralight outdoor gear, we weigh every tent ourselves; the manufacturer’s weight can sometimes be inaccu …
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Sea to Summit Tent Range Explained

Posted by Mark Richardson on Jun 29, 2022

We stock the full range of Sea to Summit Tents. In this post we explain the differences between the models.

Knowledge Base - Are Tent Footprints Worth It?

Feb 16, 2021

Looking at the price of a footprint that goes with the lightweight tent you've just ordered can bring tears to your eyes. Is it just a money spinner for the brand or do you actually need it and if you do why doesn't it come with the tent in the first place? We've listed some of the reasons why you might want to get the footprint for your tent and some reasons why you might not.

Hilleberg - Red Category Tents

Oct 28, 2019

Red Label tents are built for both short and longer trips in generally less demanding conditions in all seasons, such as less exposed mountain terrain, forests in both winter and summer, and the like, but where you still may encounter severe situations. Their emphasis on lighter weight makes them less than ideal for harsh environments and extended adventures in demanding conditions. They are, howe …
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Hilleberg - Yellow Category Tents

Oct 14, 2019

We engineer our Yellow Label tents principally to be lightweight. Intended for use in warmer climates and in snow-free conditions, these models have inner tents with large mesh panels which cannot be covered, and shorter outer tent walls. This ensures they have superb warm-weather venting, but can also make them feel cold in cooler conditions. Yellow Label models are perfect for long or short trip …
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Technology Page - Details that make a difference

Jun 10, 2019

The Hilleberg difference is in the detailsMost people go adventuring in the outdoors to be outdoors – hiking, climbing, paddling and the like – not to sit in a tent! Thus, the most important thing your tent can do is afford lightweight, utterly reliable protection when the weather turns bad and you do have to be “inside.” For our Yellow Label, 3 season tents, it might be the intense summer rain sq …
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