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Vango Knoydart 200

Vango Knoydart 200 Tent (2019)

Quick Overview

Recommended by the Duke of Edinburgh scheme, the Knoydart 200 tent is the perfect companion for any lightweight backpacker, needing a balance between low weight and durability. The Ripstop flysheet is waterproof to 5000mm, lightweight, resilient and features the Venturi Mesh roof panel for added breathability, to reduce condensation.

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Regular Price: £280.00

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Named after remote, rugged regions of Scotland, the Vango Knoydart 200 Tent offers a durable, reliable tent, ideal for wild camping, trekking, and backpackers needing a lightweight, small pack size tent. The Knoydart 2 can sleep up to 2 people, in a tunnel shaped design, with a large porch area for storage space or living space, when the weather dictates. The Yunan Eco alloy poles offer the perfect combination of strength and low weight, making it ideal for those needing lightweight camping equipment.

  • Protex Ripstop 70-Denier Polyester, 5000mm
  • Extra Large porch for storage area.
  • Venturi Mesh Vent System - allows full mesh opening for warmer nights.
  • Tunnel Design
  • Duke of Edinburgh Recommended Scheme.
  • Trail Weight: 3.68kg
  • Total Weight: 3.89kg

Additional Information

Manufacturer Vango
Tent Collection Vango Technical X-Pro
Year of Manufacture 2019
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.

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.

Colour Dark Moss
Doors Opposing Side Doors
Flysheet Fabric Protex Ripstop, 70-Denier Polyester Fabric, 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 Denier No

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 Fabric 70 Denier, 6000mm lightweight groundsheet
Inner Fabric Breathable Inner Tent - sleeps two
Window Fabric PVC Welded Window for surveying exterior surroundings
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) 110 Tallest / 100 Lowest
Length (cm) 410
Width (cm) 150
Pack Size (cm) L50 * W22
Weight (kg) 3.89
Pole Bag Weight (kg) No
Skin Double

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) 215 * 130
Bedroom 2 Dimensions (cm) No
Bedroom 3 Dimensions (cm) No
Bedroom 4 Dimensions No
Floor Dimensions 410 * 150
Pitching Order Pitch as one, layout the tent, add the poles and peg out the corner.
Poles or Air Alloy

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 Poles
Pitching Time 5 - 10 Minutes
Pitching Area (cm) 450 * 200
Recommended Use Perfect for lightweight campers needing a small pack size tent, ideal for high altitude trips or warmer weather climates, due to the mesh roof design for added ventilation.

Fabric Specification

  • Protex RS - lightweight and strong polyester fabric.
  • 5000mm waterproof polyester
  • Fire retardant fabric
  • 70 Denier polyester fabric
  • Ripstop Weave, a stronger more durable fabric.
  • Fully factory taped seams
  • Venturi Plus Vent System - versatile ventilation system with full mesh option for warmer nights, and stargazing.
  • Extra large porch - allows wet gear to be stored in the porch area.
  • Walking Pole Attachment in doors - allowing for walking poles to make a canopy door.
  • Identical poles for easier, intuitive pitching.
  • Twin Flysheet Doors either side of the tent.
  • Tunnel Tent - provides greater space, and is far easier to pitch.
  • Welded Windows - survery the area from the comfort of your tent.
  • Riser Groundsheet in the porch area, easy to remove and clean and adds versatility to the tent.
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