Ideal for those wanting a lightweight footprint groundsheet to protect the base of their Blade 200 tent, the Blade 200 trekking footprint is lightweight, compact and will enhance and prolong the lifetime of your tent. Recommended for those wanting to protect their tent, and their investment.
|Year of Manufacture||2015|
|Colour||Black / Excalibur|
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 Lightweight 70 Denier Groundsheet|
|Length (cm)||280 Approximate|
|Width (cm)||160 Approximate|
|Pack Size (cm)||L20.0 x H4.0 x W14.0cm|
|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.