The Outwell Birdland 5E tent can be easily extended, to allow more space, by adding the front extension. The extension simply clips to the main frame of the tent, and offers plenty of extra living and storage space. Additionally, the Birdland 5E front extension is an ideal place to cook if the weather is bad, as it will naturally allow any condensation to pass out into the environment, instead of it creating condensation within the tent.
|Tent Collection||Outwell Deluxe Collection|
|Year of Manufacture||2015|
Outtex 4000 (75D 100% polyester taffeta) with taped seams
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.
|Pack Size (cm)||67 x 18|
|Poles||Duratec fibreglass 12.7 mm|
|Poles or Air||
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 compated to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.
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.