Vango Beta 350xl Tent
The Vango Beta 350xl is available in the new River Blue colour way. Ideal for those wanting an adventure tent ideal for weekend or adventure camping.
The Vango Beta 350xl is a highly popular three berth tunnel tent from Vango, ideal for those wanting a reliable and stable tent for short camping trips. The Beta 350xl has two side doors, making it versatile, and the doors have mesh ventilation on them for the warmer summer months. The Beta weighs just short of 7kg, which is ideal for touring campers needing a quick-pitching tent with a relatively low weight. Additionally, it is an all in one pitching tent, meaning the inner tent is pre-inserted, making pitching much quicker.
|Tent Collection||Vango Adventure Collection|
|Year of Manufacture||2019|
|Berth||3 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)||3000 |
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.
|Doors||2 Side Doors|
|Flysheet Fabric||ProTex 3000mm 70 Denier Polyester |
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||Polyethylene 10,000HH groundsheet with fire retardant assurance|
|Inner Fabric||Breathable Polyester Inner Fabric|
|Window Fabric||PVC Crystal Clear windows for a light and airy feel to the tent|
|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)||Max 145cm / Low 135cm|
|Pack Size (cm)||L64.0 x H19.0 x W22.0cm|
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)||210 * 200|
|Pitching Order||435 * 220cm|
|Poles or Air||Powerflex® Fibreglass |
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||3 Fibreglass Poles - 2 Front and 1 Smaller Rear|
|Pitching Time||10 Minutes|
|Pitching Area (cm)||460 * 250cm|
|Recommended Use||Spring & Summer camping - ideal for those wanting an adventure tent for weekend camping for festival camping|