M Black Diamond Firstlight Tent Review
by Alan Dixon
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Article Summary:How's this: the Black Diamond Firstlight Tent takes the classic wedge design of a Bibler or Integral Designs tent, replace the heavy waterproof-breathable fabric with much lighter EPIC, and you get a two person freestanding tent for less than three pounds. Guess what happens when you add a carbon fiber pole set? All is not perfect with the Black Diamond Firstlight, however. This review summarizes the key attributes and performance features of the Black Diamond Firstlight Tent, including a detailed specification summary and assessment of its ease of setup, usability features, wind stability, storm protection, ventilation and condensation resistance, insect protection, and field durability. In addition, the review summarizes some tips and tricks for maximizing the performance of the Black Diamond Firstlight Tent and offers some suggestions for improvement targeted towards the manufacturer.
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