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Who wants to carry extra weight, anyway?
If there weren't so many bugs this time of year, you'd probably just take a tarp and a sawed-off toothbrush for your trip into the hills. But when the critters are a-crawlin' and a-flyin,' it's time to bust out the ultralight Big Agnes Seedhouse SL Tent for those light-and-fast sorties into the hills. A waterproof ripstop nylon floor and fly keep the weather at bay, mesh walls keep the bugs from flying up your nose and into your eyes, and a vestibule lets you keep gear safely outside for more sleeping space. The whole shebang pitches up in a minutes, too, with single-pole hub design, a DAC Featherlight aluminum pole, and reflective guylines and corner webbing, so even nighttime setup is no big deal. If all this somehow seems like too much (although it does weigh a miniscule two pounds), ditch the body and bring the fly and footprint (sold separately) for an even ultra-lighter weatherproof setup.
- PU-coated nylon ripstop fly and floor
- Nylon mesh body
- PVC- and VOC-free taped seams
- DAC Featherlite NSL hub pole system with clip attachments
- Single door and vestibule with storm flap
- Reflective guylines and corner webbing
- Two mesh pockets
- Footprint and gear loft sold separately
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Set and Done
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
I used this tent a couple times on my trip down Southern Utah. When they say this is a single person tent, it's really only good for one person only, so don't try fitting another person in this, unless you're planning on getting tangled up.
I like the simplicity of the tent overall. It was very fast and easy to set up. There was plenty of room for foot space, and not much excess condensation, which helped a ton considering we were camping right along the river.
There's nothing bad about this tent and in it's simple nature of using it as a one man tent, you can't go wrong with this guy. Best of all it is a very light tent, so it won't give you a beating on the trail either.