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Vango Storm Shelter 800 Mountain Tent
Vango Storm Shelter 800 Mountain Tent Vango Storm Shelter 800 Mountain Tent Vango Storm Shelter 800 Mountain Tent

Vango Storm Shelter 800 Mountain Tent

Quick Overview

Safety dictates that the Vango Storm Shelter 800 emergency shelter is a must have piece of equipment, ideal for those on Duke of Edinburgh Gold schemes or for mountaineers.

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Details

The largest of the three Storm Shelters, the Vango Storm Shelter 800 can hour up to 8 people in an emergency. The Shelter is an important piece of equipment, that may save your life one day. It's bright orange to attract attention, should you become stranded. Ideal for Duke of edinburgh schemes.

  • Duke of Edinburgh Recommended Kit
  • Protex® 3000HH HC polyester 70D
  • Sealed seams
  • Fire retardant fabrics
  • Crystal Clear window
  • Vents with mesh covering
  • Drawcord at base
  • Reflective strips on top
  • Waterproof seats
  • Integrated stuffsac

Additional Information

Manufacturer Vango
Tent Collection Vango Expedition Collection
Year of Manufacture 2018
Berth 8 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) 3000
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 No
Doors No
Flysheet Fabric Protex® HC 3000 polyester body
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 No
Inner Fabric No
Window Fabric Crystal Clear window
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) 215
Width (cm) 160
Pack Size (cm) 27 x ø17cm
Weight (kg) 1.1
Pole Bag Weight (kg) No
Skin Single
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 No
Bedroom Dimensions (cm) No
Bedroom 2 Dimensions (cm) No
Bedroom 3 Dimensions (cm) No
Bedroom 4 Dimensions No
Floor Dimensions No
Pitching Order No
Poles or Air No
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 No
Pitching Time No
Pitching Area (cm) No
Recommended Use Survival / Emergency
Specifications No
Features No