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Robens Field Base 800 Tipi Tent (2020)

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The Robens Field Base tipi, as the name suggests is the perfect camping base, with a tipi design and a light weight of only 9.1kg, making the tent highly portable. Furthermore, the tipi design makes the tent very easy to erect, whilst providing a solid, reliable tent structure, tested over centuries.

The Robens Field Base 800 Tipi is a quick-pitching tent, which is ideal for a variety of different campers, whether its required as a Scout base camp or whether its for lightweight campers wanting space for up to eight people. The tipi has a telescopic central pole, which is an alloy pole to keep the overall tent weight down, and also there is a zip-in groundsheet for added protection from the elements. The zip also extends from the door to the central pole, allowing for a wet area of the tent if need be. Furthermore, the are three low vents, which assist airflow to reduce condensation, and keep the tent more comfortable.

  • Hydrotex HD polyester - 5000mm
  • 75 Denier polyester fabric
  • One central alloy pole
  • Apex air control vent for added ventilation
  • Optional Bedroom available separately
More Information
Tent CollectionRobens Trail Collection
Year of Manufacture2020
Berth8 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.

Hydrostatic Head (mm)5000

Hydrostatic Head (Tents) – a waterproof rating for technical fabrics measured in mm. The higher the rating the more waterproof the fabric is. A rating of 1500mm is deemed waterproof, but on a tent, look for a rating of 3000 or higher. Measured by the height of water column a fabric weave can take before it begins to “sweat”. “Polycotton” tents will not have a Hydrostatic Head level, as they are not treated for waterproofing.

Doors1 Front Door with Mesh Panel
Flysheet Fabric100% polyester, 75 Denier / 210 Taffeta - 5000mm

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.

Fabric Denier75 Denier (Polyester)

Denier - a measurement used to determine the thickness of the tent flysheet. It relates to the fibre thickness, or thread counts used. The thicker the fabric, generally the stronger, and more durable the fabric will be. The denier really reflects the lifetime to be expected of the tent, and how quickly, it will be affected by UV Degradation.

Groundsheet FabricZip-in groundsheet, 75 Denier, 10,000mm
Fire RetardantYes

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)300
Length (cm)450
Width (cm)450
Pack Size (cm)64 * 25cm
Weight (kg)7.7 / Trail Weight 7.3

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.

Bedroom Dimensions (cm)450 * 450
Floor Dimensions450 * 450
Poles or AirAlloy

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 / Beams1 Central Pole
Pitching Time5 Minutes
Pitching Area (cm)500 * 500
Recommended UseIdeal for groups, the Field Station is the perfect camping base, with a tipi design for great height and living space.
  • 5000mm, taped seams
  • Fire retardant fabric
  • Alloy poles
  • Full standing height
  • Internal apex vent controls
  • Low vents for added venting
  • Zip-in groundsheet
  • Mosquito net
  • Pack Size 65 * 25cm
  • 9.1kg total weight