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Meteor 300 Tent
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Vango Meteor 300 Tent (2017)

Quick Overview

The Vango Meteor 300 tent is new to the range for 2017, and is one of the smaller pack size tents on offer. This product utilises alloy poles to bring the weight of the tent down, while providing excellent stability in adverse weather conditions.

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Regular Price: £180.00

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Details

New for 2017, the Vango Meteor 300 boasts a stylish design with two identical poles for quick and easy pitching. Features such as Vango's Tension Band System and Gothic Arch Poles add stability and reduces the stress placed across the poles. The sloped design improves rain and snow run off, which combines with a great space to weight-ratio to make a fantastic tent ideal for weekend campers and longer expeditions.

  • Lightweight tent - ideal for cyclists, D of E and backpackers
  • Alloy poles add strength
  • 5000mm hydrostatic head.

Additional Information

Manufacturer Vango
Tent Collection Vango Expedition Collection
Year of Manufacture 2017
Berth 3 Man
Details

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
Details

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 Anthracite
Doors 1
Flysheet Fabric Protex 70D 5000mm hexagonal polyester
Details

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 70D lightweight polyester
Inner Fabric Breathable Polyester
Window Fabric No
Fire Retardant Yes
Details

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
Length (cm) 330
Width (cm) 190
Pack Size (cm) 50 x 15
Weight (kg) 3.06
Pole Bag Weight (kg) No
Skin Double
Details

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) 220 x 170
Bedroom 2 Dimensions (cm) No
Bedroom 3 Dimensions (cm) No
Bedroom 4 Dimensions No
Floor Dimensions 190 x 330
Pitching Order No
Poles or Air Alloy
Details

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.

Number of Poles / Beams 2
Pitching Time 7 mins
Pitching Area (cm) 360 x 220
Recommended Use Backpacking, Duke Of Edinburgh Scheme, Lightweight Cyclists
Specifications
  • Both poles identical in size: Easy pitching.
  • Gothic arch pole structure: Increases stability and assists water/snow run-off.
  • Removable porch groundsheet: Dry storage for equipment, easy to clean.
  • Rainstop flysheet door: Stops rain dropping into inner tent.
  • Inner pockets: Handy for organizing items.
  • Reflective high strength guylines.
  • Tunnel Structure: Maximises space.
  • Part mesh inner door: Keeps bugs out but keeps ventilation.
  • Multi Function flysheet door: Open from sides or completely roll out.
  • Flysheet door vent: Open from top for ventilation.
  • Line-Lok guyline runners: Easy release, secure locking.
  • Multiple reflective points: Extra visibility in low light.
  • FastPack tent bag: With compression straps and over-sized opening.
  • Weather tested by certified test centre: Meets European standard EN5912.
Features
  • 5000mm hydrostatic head.
  • TBS II Tension Band System .
  • Fire retardant.
  • Duke of Edinburgh recommended kit.
  • Powerlite 7001-T6 Alloy.
  • Taped seams.