Purposefully designed for the Sirocco 300 tent, the lightweight footprint is perfectly cut to fit the size and shape of the Sirocco, and sit underneath the tent to protect it from the elements. The benefits of the footprint are that if used correctly, it should enhance the lifetime of the tent, and keep the base groundsheet from being damaged.
|Tent Collection||Vango Expedition Collection|
|Year of Manufacture||2015|
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||70 Denier Lightweight Polyester Groundsheet|
|Length (cm)||280 Approximate|
|Width (cm)||170 Approximate|
|Pack Size (cm)||L20.0 x H4.0 x W15.0cm|
|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.