Force 10 Hydrogen (2020)
NEW for 2020, the Project of lightweight air tents begins with the Force 10 Hydrogen tent, designed to be a two-man tent. The world's lightest two person tent with Airbeam technology. Perfect for bikepacking, and perfect for any camper wanting a super small pack size tent.
- Flysheet and inner pitch together.
- Protex 7 Denier Silicone Fabric
- 10 Denier groundsheet
- Ultralight airbeam
- Schrader valve allows a bike pump to be used.
- Titanium Pegs
- Carbon fibre pole - an upright pole.
|Year of Manufacture||2020|
|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||Protex 7 Denier polyester flysheet |
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||10 Denier Groundsheet|
|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.
|Height (cm)||100 Tallest / 90 Lowest|
|Width (cm)||145 widest / 90 narrowest|
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)||145 * 220cm|
|Poles or Air||Vango AirBeam™ |
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||1 Carbon Fibre Upright Pole|
|Pitching Time||5 Minutes|
|Pitching Area (cm)||285 * 160|
|Recommended Use||Ideal for the super lightweight camper.|