F10 MTN 2 Tent (2018)
Building upon the classic 4 pole geodesic design, the Force 10 MTN adds axial pole hubs at the crossover points. This light, high-tech, resilient tent combines the most advanced materials to provide the mountaineer with a strong, weatherproof freestanding structure capable of enduring the most extreme climates, such as Arctic locations.
The Force 10 MTN 2 Tent represents the absolute pinnacle in technical camping. The tent is capable of coping in the most extreme expeditions, able to cope with environments as hostile as the Alps or Arctic landscapes. Breathtaking design features have produced a lightweight, weatherproof tent with a freestanding, geodesic design with Axial Hub poles ensuring a high strength, stable structure. A silicon/PU flysheet and 70D Nylon Groundsheet balance performance with light weight. This tent represents the pinnacle of camping technology for extreme camping.
- Flysheet - 30D Ripstop Nylon 6.6.
- Inner - Water-Resistant Micro-mesh.
- Groundsheet - 70D Lightweight Polyester 6000mm.
- Pitching Time - 7 minutes
- Pack Size - 49 x 17cm
- Total Weight - 3.42kg
|Tent Collection||F10 Expedition Range|
|Year of Manufacture||2018|
|Berth||2 Man |
Berth – This shows the number of people that the tent can sleep within the inner tents of a model of tent, in line with the industry standard. Normal procedure is to look for a slightly larger tent, for example, a family of four usually purchase a five or six berth tent, to give added room and comfort.
|Flysheet Fabric||30 Denier Ripstop Nylon 6.6 |
Polyester – a synthetic fibre, made from polymer units to create a textile fabric. Polyester is the most popular fabric for tent manufacturing, as it is durable, reliable and lighter in weight. Polyester does not breathe though, which creates more condensation.
Polycotton - a blend of polyester and cotton, primarily cotton (usually around 65% cotton / 35% polyester split). Polycotton is a more natural fabric for camping, as it is breathable, far more durable material, reducing the effects of condensation. Offers greater versatility in hot and cold climates.
Ripstop Nylon – a durable material used in tents which is strong and repairable due to its Ripstop properties.
|Groundsheet Fabric||70 Denier Lightweight polyester 6000mm|
|Inner Fabric||Water-resistant micro-mesh/breathable polyester|
|Fire Retardant||Yes |
Fire Retardant – all modern tent fabrics are fire-retardant under EN5912 European Safety Laws. Caution with fire must always be used, as flame retardant fabrics, will still catch fire given the right circumstances.
|Pack Size (cm)||49 x 17|
Double Skin Tent – A tent with an inner bedroom and a flysheet, most family tents are designed as a “Double Skin tent”, as it makes the tent more comfortable, and lessens the effects of condensation.
|No. Bedrooms||1 Bedroom|
|Bedroom Dimensions (cm)||215 x 140|
|Floor Dimensions||380 x 150cm|
|Pitching Order||Inner First or Flysheet First|
|Poles or Air||Alloy |
Most tent structure are either Airbeam or Poled in design, both have advantages and disadvantages. Air tents are quicker to pitch, but more expensive when compared to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.
|Number of Poles / Beams||4|
|Pitching Time||8 minutes|
|Pitching Area (cm)||410 x 180|