Vango Helium Superlite 200 Tent Review

A sub-40 ounce, two-person, double-wall, hybrid tunnel tent that sheds wind and rain with ease?

Overall Rating: Average

This tent is very light for what it provides: great rain and wind protection for two people in a double-wall tent. There are several things that we like about the tent, but the overall design is such that it performs well only in very specific conditions (mainly: wind). In all other conditions, the tent is unpleasant to use for one or two people, expensive, and of questionable durability, thus negating the robust design and weight savings.

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by Danny Milks & Kristin Tennessen |

Vango Helium Superlite 200 Tent Review - 1

Introduction

The Vango Helium Superlite 200, at a claimed 39.5 ounces (1.12 kg), is one of the lightest two-person double-wall tents on the market. The tent is very similar in design to the Vaude Power Lizard UL and Terra Nova Photon/Laser line. Like its European brethren, the Helium Superlite 200 utilizes lightweight fabrics, minimal features, and a hybrid tunnel design to save weight, while still providing good weather protection. However, there are a few significant differences. How does the Vango Helium Superlite 200 perform, and are the unique qualities an advantage over the competition?

Specifications

Year/Manufacture/Model 2011 Vango Helium Superlite 200 (www.vango.co.uk)
Style Three-season, two-person, double-wall, non-freestanding hybrid tunnel tent with floor and one side-entry door with vestibule
Included Tent body and fly, two aluminum poles with sack, seven aluminum stakes with sack, repair kit (four patches of fabric and one pole sleeve), storage bag
Fabrics Fly: Protex 20d ripstop nylon, 5000 mm, taped seams
Inner Tent: 40d ripstop nylon with two mesh windows
Tent Floor: Protex 20d nylon, 5000 mm
Poles and Stakes One pre-bent center pole and one vertical strut at foot of tent, F10 Flexlite 7.9 mm aluminum; c-shaped aluminum stakes (x7), 4 in (10 cm)
Measured Floor and Height Dimensions 74.8 in (190 cm) long x 31.5 in (80 cm) wide at head and foot x 47.2 in (120 cm) wide at the middle; head-end height is 3.3 in (7.5 cm), center height is 32.3 in (82 cm), and foot-end height is 11.8 in (30 cm).
Features Lightweight fabrics, no-drip side entry door with vestibule, tent pocket, Tension-Band
System (TBS), can be pitched all at once or fly only, no guylines
Packed Size 15.7 x 4.7 in (40 x 12 cm)
Total Weight Measured weight: 41.7 oz (1.18 kg)
Manufacturer specification: 39.5 oz (1.12 kg)
Trail Weight Measured weight: 39.9 oz (1.13 kg)
Manufacturer specification not available; weight excludes stuff sacks and repair kit
Protected Area: Floor Area: 20.4 ft2 (1.9 m2)
Vestibule Area: 7.0 ft2 (.65 m2)
Total Protected Area: 27.4 ft2 (2.55 m2)
MSRP 280 GBP (440 USD as of 9/22/11)

Design and Features

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The tent packs down small - barely larger than two Nalgene bottles (left). One pole, one vertical strut, a few stakes and it's up! I could have tightened the lines a bit to make the fly fabric more taut (right).

The Helium Superlite 200 is new to the market and is part of a larger line of similar tents by Vango. The standard Helium line has been around for several years and uses more traditional (read: heavier) fabrics. The 100 and 200 part of the name denotes the tent size (100=1 person, 200=2 person, and so on). The Helium Superlite tents are lighter weight versions of the original line, but the difference is not great. For example, the Helium Superlite 200 is only 5.6 ounces (160 g) lighter than the Helium 200.

The Helium Superlite 200 has one central pre-angled pole that gives the tent structure and steep sidewalls. There is one vertical strut at the foot of the tent, creating more interior space and better airflow. The fly can be set up without the inner, creating a floorless waterproof shelter that weighs 24.7 ounces (701 g). The inner is a bright orange solid nylon with small mesh windows at the foot end and on the door. The inner attaches to the fly via half a dozen plastic clips. The four corners of the bathtub style floor have 2.8-inch tall (7-cm) struts and elastic straps that connect to the fly stakes.

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The entry-way is protected from rain when the door is rolled up, but is small and hard to crawl through (left); the vestibule is just big enough for Kristin’s GoLite Jam2 and the circular door has mesh only on the top third (right).

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The tent set up in fly only mode: the foot area (top left) and head area (top right). It is still a tight squeeze to fit two full-length sleeping pads - the corners of the pad touch the edges of the fly in the foot area (bottom left) but there is sufficient room at the head area (bottom right).

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Things get even tighter in inner tent, as two pads must overlap at the foot (left) and head (right).

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The tension band system (TBS Pro) provides structural support against lateral winds by forming a triangle with the ends of the pole and the apex. The TBS Pro as shown in fly-only mode (left). When the inner tent is set up, the bands fit through velcro-sealed slits in the fabric (right).

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At the foot of the tent, a 17 inch (43 cm) strut slides into a small sleeve attached to the fly (left). This is tensioned by three nylon straps, providing structure at the foot area of the tent, while also leaving a pyramid of unused protected area (right).

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The bathtub-style floor has elastic cords at the corner that attach to the two fly stakes at the head and two at the feet (left). The elastic straps on the inner tent attach to plastic hooks on the fly along the poles (right).

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The YKK #3 zipper on the fly door has a zipper cover that is kept from flapping with velco in two places, and can be further secured from inside the tent with a metal hook and loop fastener at the very bottom. The two-way zipper allows venting from the top (right).

Performance

We tested this tent in a variety of conditions over numerous trips during the winter and spring of 2011. The Rhine Trail of Germany, the Italian Dolomites, and the Norwegian coastal mountains were our testing ground.

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Upon first inspection, the tent had a few unsightly construction issues on the tent inner: sloppy sewing work at the ends of all four TBS velcro holes (left); long strands of fabric dangling, as contrasted against the black of my shirt sleeve (center); loose fibers along the entire length of the door zipper (right).

Our first backpacking trip was a multi-day affair along the Rhine River, where the temperature dropped to 14 °F (-10 °C) each night. On the first night, we were concerned about warmth so we closed the tent door and closed the fly door but lowered the two-way zipper to help ventilate. In the morning, we woke with frozen condensation on the fly and both sides of the inner tent! For the remainder of the trip, we left at least one of the doors halfway open, trying to balance condensation with heat retention. Our efforts were insufficient for such calm, cold weather, as we experienced bad condensation the entire trip.

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Moisture condensed and froze during really cold nights in Germany (left). Condensation was guaranteed to form on the fly and inner, if we closed the fly door, even when the weather was warmer. On other trips with better conditions, we still faced serious condensation issues (right).

From that experience in Germany, we realized that condensation is a serious weak point of the tent. The two mesh panels on the inner tent are too small to allow proper ventilation, with the one at the foot being mostly blocked by the sleeping bag. There is no vent on the fly. Furthermore, the fly comes nearly to ground level, creating a tight seal around the entire tent, effectively blocking any airflow. It does not help to unzip the two-way zip on the door, as zipper flap also blocks airflow. The only options to increase ventilation are to leave one or both doors open. This design flaw is a significant limitation.

The Superlite 200 is small in every way. It is not wide enough to fit two full length Neo Air sleeping pads, which are slightly narrower than standard-width pads. Kristin and I share a down quilt, which means that we need less space to sleep. However, even cuddling under one quilt, we pressed against the edges of the tent at our feet and our heads. There was very little extra space at our head - just enough for a book, water bottle, and headlamp. The pocket is not practical, as it is located next to the door at a point where the fabric does not have structural support. Any item in the pocket pulls down on the tent, further reducing head space. Finally, it is impossible to sit up in the tent as it hangs far too low. In fact, crawling through the front door was so tight that we often inadvertently pushed against the tent as we finagled our way in and out.

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It is a tight squeeze for even one person: me (6’0”/1.83 m) and my light down quilt. The sleeping bag blocks most of the 2.8-inch (7-cm) tall mesh window in the foot area (left) and even without a sleeping bag hood, my head pushes against the tent (right).

Pitching was fairly easy and took about five minutes, once we got the hang of it. First, erect the center pole and slide it into the pole sleeve. Tighten the pole adjuster, located on the opposite side of the door. Stake out the two corners at the head. Then stake out the foot area, with the single strut angled slightly away from the sleeping area. Only five stakes (at 5 grams each) are needed, but two more are provided to secure each end of the main pole.

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It was slightly challenging to get a really taut pitch at the foot end of the tent. Any initial slack was exacerbated overnight by rain, which softened the top soil and enabled the short stakes to slip a little by morning. Hence, a sagging tent.

The Helium Superlite 200 is excellent at protecting against rain, albeit the real-world usefulness is limited by the condensation issue. The highly-rated (5000 mm) waterproofing of the fly is the main aspect where the tent really outshines its peers. The fabric is significantly more waterproof than Cuben Fiber and sil-nylon (including the double-sided coated sil-nylon used on the Vaude Power Lizard UL). Three days of constant downpour in the Dolomites did nothing to penetrate the fly. The stakes are too short to hold really well when it rains continuously - longer stakes would be appreciated. Setting up a tent “as-one” is a very welcomed attribute. The fly is erected with the inner tent hanging beneath it, so that the interior doesn’t get wet. To battle condensation when the wind and rain was not strong, we would partially close the fly door, leaving the rest of the door rolled up and attached to the fly. This way the inner tent would be protected from rain, but the vestibule would still be exposed. A half-open fly door aided with ventilation, but left us vulnerable to changing winds.

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One uncomfortable night in the Dolomites: super soft snow and frozen ground made for a difficult situation where I was not able to get a good pitch. The tent was like a bad bivy, or worse, like a nylon blanket.

The tent is very stable in strong winds due to its hybrid tunnel design, tension band system, and low profile. Nothing we experienced ever made me question the wind stability of the fly. The stability of the tent relies heavily on a good pitch, which is not always possible. The two corners or angles in the main pole improve the usable interior space by making the side walls steeper and decrease the risk of a pole breaking under stress. For tunnel tents, a standard straight pole would need to be curved at a strong angle, the stress of which brings the pole closer to its breaking point. The pre-angled pole of the Superlite 200 reduces that forced curvature. The tension band system was a nice bit of insurance, but we never really needed it as we were able to pitch the tent in line with the wind. Still, it was nice to have, because we have tested other tents that failed when the wind changed directions at night and pounded the tent from the side. This tent never flapped in the wind. As noted before, we actually hoped for wind, as we knew the tent could withstand it and it would reduce condensation.

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The tent in fly-only mode: easy to set up, lightweight, and roomier, but by no means spacious.

We tested the tent without the inner, hoping this would offer good wind and rain protection for a mere 24.7 ounces (701 g). There is more space at the head area and better sit-up room in the fly-only mode. However, the short pole at the foot area prohibits sleeping bags/pads from gaining any usable area down there. While we appreciated the extra space without the inner tent, the condensation was exponentially worse. Condensation formed along most of the fly within minutes of us sealing the fly door so we had to leave the door open. Based on our testing, we surmise that there are only two situations when the fly-only setup is practical. First, if there is no need for bug or rain protection, the door can be left open. However, in that case a fly is also not necessary. Second, if there is strong wind, which would help push out moisture and thereby reduce or eliminate internal condensation.

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Holes started forming on the tent inner after the first few uses: on the seams of the apex (left), and on the ceiling near the holes for the tension band (center and right).

For a tent of this weight class, I would consider the fly and tent floor to be extremely durable. We had no problems with holes in the fabrics or any rain leakage. The inner tent, however, showed signs of wear and tear after the few uses (see photos above). This was disappointing, as I thought maybe Vango used nylon on the inner tent because it is more durable than mesh. Clearly this is not the case. One of the stakes is also slightly bent from use in the rocky terrain of Norway.

Assessment

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When the Helium Superlite 200 could be set up well in ideal conditions, such as this grassy plateau in Norway, it could withstand strong winds as well as a conventional mountaineering tent that weighs four times as much.

The Helium Superlite 200 could be a great tent for the right person(s) in the right conditions. There should be a high probability of wind, and a good chance of very strong winds. Rain would be a problem only if it was not accompanied by wind. Livable space should not be a priority. Low pack size and low weight should be necessary. The maximum user height should be 6’0” (1.83 m) and they shouldn’t mind pressing their head and feet against the tent. Obviously, these few parameters really limit the useful range of the Helium Superlite 200.

We appreciate the low weight, small packed size, and robust design. However, for us, it is not worth the compromise when there are so many other tents on the market that weigh the same or less, handle condensation better, and are much more livable. The tent is too small for two average-sized people to use, and not long enough to even feel like a spacious one-person tent. Even though it is more waterproof than its peers, it handles condensation so poorly that the interior still gets wet (when it is not windy). The tent was measured at 2.2 ounces (62 g) heavier than Vango claims. The sloppy seams and fragile fabric of the inner tent make us question the durability, which is especially notable considering the high price. With a few improvements in design, construction, and fabric choice, the tent could be much better. Of course, if Vango made those changes, the tent would also be even more similar to its competitors.

What’s Good
  • Low weight for two-person, double-wall tent
  • Hybrid Tunnel Design is good at shedding wind
  • Fly is highly waterproof
  • Fairly quick set-up
  • Option to pitch in fly-only mode
  • Ability to set up fly and inner tent “as-one” ensures that the interior stays dry during rain
  • Side entry protected during rain
What’s Not So Good
  • Bad condensation
  • Too little usable space
  • Small door
  • Poor durability of inner tent
  • Expensive
Recommendations for Improvement
  • Add a high vent
  • Increase usable head area with a strut, small pole or some other structural improvement
  • Change fabric on inner tent
  • Use more mesh on inner tent
  • Provide three long stakes for the most critical points (one at the foot and two at the head)
Disclosure: The manufacturer provided this product to the author and/or Backpacking Light at no charge, and it is owned by the author/BPL. The author/Backpacking Light has no obligation to the manufacturer to review this product under the terms of this agreement.


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Addie Bedford
(addiebedford) - MLife

Locale: Montana
Vango Helium Superlite 200 Tent Review on 09/27/2011 16:06:18 MDT Print View

Companion forum thread to:

Vango Helium Superlite 200 Tent Review

Ken K
(TheFatBoy) - F

Locale: St. Louis
14 square feet? on 09/27/2011 19:27:32 MDT Print View

14 square feet? For two people? Is that right? That's not big enough for one!

Warren Greer
(WarrenGreer) - F

Locale: SoCal
Who's this for? on 09/27/2011 21:21:01 MDT Print View

Way too small for two and really, too small for adult-sized humans. Might as well tarp it and save a bunch of weight and have a shelter with some room, cause this one is sorely lacking in that.

Dave U
(FamilyGuy) - F

Locale: Rockies
Re: Who's this for? on 09/27/2011 21:27:31 MDT Print View

This is a weatherproof tent. Not a tarp. Ergo, it offers the benefits of an enclosed shelter. Tarps suck in conditions where tents excel.

The 14q feet is a typo.

Stuart R
(Scunnered) - F

Locale: Scotland
Re: Who's this for? on 09/28/2011 06:11:19 MDT Print View

A tarp is the perfect shelter for when you don't need one.
A tent is for the rest of the time.

Sadly, Vango is not the innovative company it once was and they have sacrificed to much in the Helium 200 trying to compete with the TN Laser.

Edit to add: From the given floor dimensions, the floor area should be 20.4ft2 (1.9m2). Still on the small side for a 2p tent.

Edited by Scunnered on 09/28/2011 07:35:29 MDT.

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife
Re: Vango Helium Superlite 200 Tent Review on 09/28/2011 06:35:01 MDT Print View

I'm surprised that it scored an average rating with all the quality concerns. Expensive piece of krap, sounds like. Too tiny.

Addie Bedford
(addiebedford) - MLife

Locale: Montana
Typo fixed on 09/28/2011 11:49:15 MDT Print View

Thanks for pointing that out!
Addie

Hamish McHamish
(El_Canyon) - M

Locale: USA
Re: Re: Who's this for? on 09/28/2011 15:37:42 MDT Print View

Talk about overgeneralizing...

> A tarp is the perfect shelter for when you don't need one.

Then I suppose I didn't really need a shelter that night I stayed 100% dry under my 8x10 silnylon tarp during an 8 hour thunderstorm with nonstop rain and howling winds in North Carolina, USA. Had plenty of room to sit up and be comfortable. Slept quite well given the noisy storm.

Samuel C. Farrington
(scfhome) - M

Locale: Chocorua NH, USA
Vango Helium Superlite 200 Tent Review on 09/28/2011 21:03:28 MDT Print View

What a disappointment, but life is full of them. Thanks for the review.

One nagging issue. You noted that, "The two corners or angles in the main pole improve the usable interior space by making the side walls steeper and decrease the risk of a pole breaking under stress," and there was some additional comment to the same effect.

Could I suggest that with one or two elbows used to create angles in a hoop, when the hoop is subjected to high stress from distortion by wind, it will fall disproportionately at one of the angles. When the angle happens to be formed by an elbow, a piece of prebent pole, there is also the likelihood that the bending process may make it weaker than the straight portion of the tube material. Combine these two factors, and the result is more likely pole breakage in high wind, either at the angle or slightly removed from it where the elbow joins the straight pole tube. So I had trouble accepting your last conclusion.

This risk can be reduced by having more angles to distribute the stress, as with Roger Caffin's angled hoop tents, by high radius elbows, by reinforced elbows as with the EMP Kilo, and guylines from the angles to the ground, as often used to support tents subjected to high winds. Or, by really high quality elbows. Given what you experienced with the quality of the inner fabric, I wonder if one could expect high quality elbows.

Great review and photos. Thanks, again.

Edited by scfhome on 09/28/2011 21:07:08 MDT.

Roger Caffin
(rcaffin) - BPL Staff - MLife

Locale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
Re: Vango Helium Superlite 200 Tent Review on 09/29/2011 01:11:04 MDT Print View

The way the inner tent was degrading was atrocious. The idea of 4" stakes is ridiculous. The total lack of ventilation up top is .... bad design. The way it was so hard to get the low end looking right is also bad design. The short length and lack of clearance at each end is poor. Expensive, too.

I agree with others. A good review, but a rather sub-standard tent. I am afraid it would not even have got Average from me. Pity.

Cheers

Stuart R
(Scunnered) - F

Locale: Scotland
Re: Re: Re: Who's this for? on 09/29/2011 06:00:48 MDT Print View

"Then I suppose I didn't really need a shelter that night I stayed 100% dry under my 8x10 silnylon tarp during an 8 hour thunderstorm with nonstop rain and howling winds in North Carolina, USA."

No, I did't claim the converse of "A tarp is the perfect shelter for when you don't need one" to be true. However, I do claim the inverse to be so.

Don Ashton
(dash1730) - MLife
Tears and smiles on 09/29/2011 06:07:36 MDT Print View

What a disappointment, but I had to smile at my wisdom in buying a Scarp 1 by Tarp Tent almost 2 years ago that have none of Vargo's disadvantages. The Scarp is spacious, well designed, immaculately tailored, manages condensation, wind and rain with ease, weighs 48 oz, and costs $100 less. What's not to like?

I don't have the courage to try a tarp alone in the Colorado Rockies. And remain unconvinced a tarp can protect me from horizontal rain that sometimes visits those altitudes. Also, I crave the security and warmth of an enclosed tent. I love backpacking because, among other things, I can tailor my equipment to my needs. I can be safe and comfortable for under 17 lbs base weight. To each his own. Viva la difference!

Edited by dash1730 on 09/29/2011 06:25:27 MDT.

John Coyle
(Bigsac)

Locale: NorCal
Vango Helium Superlite 200 Tent Review on 09/29/2011 12:45:36 MDT Print View

The quality control issues of the inner tent are unacceptable in any backpacking tent, let alone one so expensive at $440 American. I see none of that on my new SMD Trekker at $225 American.

Andrew Priest
(Aushiker1) - M

Locale: Fremantle
Helium Carbon on 09/30/2011 07:19:18 MDT Print View

Thanks for the review. I was particularly interested in the forthcoming Force 10 (Vango) Helium Carbon but might re-think this. A claimed 950 grams for a two person tent was appealing but :)

Andrew

Danny Milks
(dannymilks) - MLife

Locale: Sierras
Vango Helium Superlite 200 on 10/01/2011 13:56:26 MDT Print View

Hi All - Thanks for noting the original surface area measurement, and for Addie for correcting that so quickly.

Thanks to the rest of you for the added comments. I would generally agree with most of your sentiments that $400+ is a lot to pay for a cramped tent with bad ventilation and inner-tent durability concerns.

That being said, there are probably some users who have a higher opinion than the rest of us. Consider adventure racers in wet and windy climates. Compare this tent to the Vaude Power Lizard UL and several Terra Nova tents. The Vaude is about the same price and weight and was rated Above Average. Terra Nova tents are the same price and weight, or more expensive and lighter,. The Vango's fly is more waterproof than many of these UL tents (5,000 mm compared to the more common 1,500-3,000 mm). You can set up the fly as one, so the inner stays dry; there is the no drip door, TBS cross bracing for strong winds, fast setup, small footprint and no guylines needed.

The TarpTents also have a waterproof rating of 1500 mm. So what's not to like about the lighter, cheaper Scarp? Water misting through or dripping. Roger (and others) have voiced their desire for high water resistant sil-nylon to avoid this shortfall.

Kristin and I slept in the Helium Superlite 200 for about 50 nights. Even if it was cramped, we never worried about the wind or rain being too much for the tent to withstand. I can't say that for other sub-three pound tent I've seen or used (though you may have examples). The durability issues were inconsequential in the big picture.

A few changes could make this tent much better - longer stakes, a high ventilation window, and maybe two "elbows" or struts at the head for more headroom. These would contribute greatly to the performance without adding a lot of weight.

Edited by dannymilks on 10/01/2011 14:02:14 MDT.

Franco Darioli
(Franco) - M

Locale: Melbourne
Vango Helium Superlite 200 Tent Review on 10/01/2011 20:24:39 MDT Print View

The TarpTents also have a waterproof rating of 1500 mm. So what's not to like about the lighter, cheaper Scarp? Water misting through or dripping ,

Misting from the silnylon TT uses is not that uncommon in high humidity areas (I just spent two nights camping next to a river (my mate likes the sound of the water...) under constant heavy rain and yes it did mist on me but stopped when I wiped it down a couple of times and then again twice in two occasions during the night (my pee break and waking up because of the light on from next door, his pee breack..) and it can also happen (not often...) by penetration.
(the next night we had some air movement so I wiped only two or three times, my mate could not be bothered doing his Moment)

However that is not the case with the Scarps because the solid inner is water resistant so it does shield you from both types of mist.
(I have had the inner only up under light rain with no drips inside...)
BTW, that 1500mm rating is probably on the generous side. I think that it is closer to 1200mm.
Do keep in mind that the Scarp 2 is also much larger , so if you like a small footprint, this is not the one...
http://www.youtube.com/user/francodarioli?feature=mhee#p/a/u/0/PCGp9MVDoNk
Franco
franco@tarptent.com

Danny Milks
(dannymilks) - MLife

Locale: Sierras
TT Scarp Comparison on 10/02/2011 21:13:20 MDT Print View

Hi Franco,

Thanks for the added details about the TarpTents, specifically the Scarp (solid inner, 1200mm rating). I have two TarpTents, the Contrail and Double Rainbow, and love them both.

Ben 2 World
(ben2world) - MLife

Locale: So Cal
Dishonesty on 10/04/2011 20:49:49 MDT Print View

Most two-person tents are awfully small for two adults -- although the definition of accommodating two standard sized sleeping pads is at least consistent to enable comparison across the board.

So now, we have a "two person" tent that can't even accommodate two standard size sleeping pads without overlapping? A company's integrity is important to me. And this one has failed.

Good review and write up though.

Edited by ben2world on 10/04/2011 20:50:30 MDT.