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SuperMegaUL™ 1

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OU9649

Summary

Our lightest 1-person backpacking tent. Truly free standing, with integrated vestibule. An ultra lightweight and compact tent for fast packing, cycling and other extremely space- and weight-sensitive trips.
$350.00
Style# 1491131
product.components.activity Backpacking / Hiking

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Features & Specs

  • Weight: - 2 lb. 3 oz. / 0.98 kg. -
  • Fit: - True to Size -
  • Tent Capacity: - 1 -
  • Good For: - Backpacking / Hiking -

Summary

Our lightest 1-person backpacking tent. Truly free standing, with integrated vestibule. An ultra lightweight and compact tent for fast packing, cycling and other extremely space- and weight-sensitive trips.

Details

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  • Industry leading DAC Featherlight™ NSL poles
  • Super lightweight fabrics designed in every aspect to be as lightweight as possible but to still deliver solid protection from the elements.
  • Guaranteed watertight construction with fully taped fly, taped perimeter seam, welded corners and welded guy clip anchors.
  • One Dry entry vestibule for added storage and convenience.
  • Truly free standing light weight geometry and design.
  • Welded zipper flap construction is lighter and drier than a sewn flap
  • Mesh pockets for interior storage
  • Super-light buckles and webbing reduce tent weight

Materials

  • Pole Type: Paleria 'DAC Featherlight™ NSL
  • Fabric Fly: 10D Nylon 800-1200mm PU
  • Fabric Canopy: 15D Nylon Ripstop FR;15D Poly Knit Mesh
  • Fabric Tent Floor: 30D Nylon Ripstop 2000 mm Ether Type PU/SIL FR

Measurements

  • Weight Packed: 2 lb. 3 oz. / 0.98 kg.
  • Weight Minimum: 1 lb. 13 oz. / 807 g.
  • Weight Pitch Light: 1 lb. 6 oz. / 631 g.
  • Tent Capacity: 1
  • Number of Poles: 2
  • Number of Doors: 1
  • Number of Vestibules: 1
  • Height Interior: 33" / 84 cm
  • Length Packed: 19 in / 48 cm
  • Diameter Packed: 5 in / 13 cm
  • Tent Floor Area: 16 sq. ft. / 1.5 m2

Reviews

SuperMegaUL™ 1 4.3 5 3 3
Great tent I bought this tent in an attempt to really lighten my gear as much as possible. As far as weight goes, I dont think there is another tent on the market that offers what this tent does for its sub 2 lbs. weight. I have always used a 2 person tent for camping/hiking just so I can have a lot of stuff within reach at night. This tent leaves enough room at the head of the tent to have a few things with you inside, but its by no means spacious. My only knocks on the tent were the steaks are pretty weak, the vestibule area is exposed to the ground (i wish the footprint covered the vestibule area) and its really awkward getting in and out with the rain fly on. I felt like I had to plank to get in and out without messing up the door/rain fly area, so I think that could be improved. My tent also came with a small hole in the mesh, but customer service exchanged it promptly. The only thing keeping me from giving it 5 stars is the entry/exit issue I had (which really wasnt a huge problem....just awkward). July 11, 2014
A great 1 person tent I really do love his tent. I bought it for use during my thru hike in the Arizona Trail next March, and I have been using it every trip since I bought it. This tent is simple, easy to put up and has just enough room to get the important thing inside without leaving me cramped. The only reason I gave it a 4 in quality is because I noticed that there are some minor defects in the mesh. It's nothing serious, no bugs are getting in but they are there. I gave it a 5 in function because it definitely works WELL, but the foot print that I purchased DOES need a little reworking. It doesn't fit this tent well June 11, 2014
Not bomber, but good. Purchased the SuperMega UL 1 to replace my heavier bivy sack. More room is nicer for longer trips. I used the tent on an Arctic Alaska packraft trip, so lightweight was critical. The weather was good, so it wasn't a true test of strength; however, one issue was clear, the rain fly doesn't go close enough to the ground and the sides are too far open. The worst weather was ~20mph wind and rain. The wind would blow the rain into the tent under the sides of the tent. Also, the flap over the entry zipper would blow open in the wind, so rain would trickle through the zipper. If the wind blows sideways on the tent, then the center bends over dramatically; however, I don't think it was every near breaking. The tent feels like tissue paper, so I was worried when it got windy, which led to sleepless nights. Summary: good tent for mellow weather without much wind. August 16, 2013
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