Big Agnes Copper Spur UL4
Price Paid: $599
There are a couple of differences. The vestibules there are two and they are big. The vestibules have three positions and two stake out points. Closed is position one. You can roll it back to position two one third open. Last you can open it up all the way.
Most tent doors have a zip along the bottom and then one that goes up and around. This tent has just the up and around and it goes all the way around. You can roll the door up ant the bottom and secure it. Four mesh pockets are at the corners and there are four triangle shaped pockets in the celling.
The vents are the same as the UL3. Two vents that are held open by a rigid piece held in place by Velcro. Ventilation should be great lots of mesh. The floor is thin. I could see the grass below the tent in great detail (Purchase the footprint).
There are two poles. The big pole is a standard H pole red with a different hub than I have seen on a Big Agnes. The poles are red I like a high visibility color so you are less likely to walk away and leave it The other pole is a cross pole that holds up the vestibule it snaps into the H pole in a channel at the center of the H. Clips are the same as the UL3. The best I have seen on any tent so far.
Interior room is big big big. I am 6'1 and if you were much taller you would need to sleep length wise and that would change the capacity to a 3 man. I used my UL3 for a two man. The UL4 will be two adults and two children.
The only complaint I have with the tent is you can't zip the tent doors all the way to ground level. It leaves a lip of about three inches you have to step over to get in or out. If you stepped on that lip in the corner there may be a problem. It is reinforced at that junction.
I love my Copper Spur UL3 and the four looks like more of the same. That is why they call it the mother of comfort.
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Updated for 2012, this tent is now lighter than before! Three season, free standing, ultralight backpacking tent DAC Featherlite NSL pole system with press fit connectors, and lightweight hubs - featuring eco-friendly anodizing All DAC poles made from TH72M aluminum: the latest technology in lightweight tent poles featuring improved durability DAC HClip attaches tent body to cross pole Fly is ultralight silicone treated nylon rip-stop with a 1200mm waterproof polyurethane coating Floor is ultralight silicone treated nylon rip-stop with a 1200mm waterproof polyurethane coating Tent body is ultra lightweight nylon and polyester mesh Mesh body offers excellent ventilation Hub/pole design makes set up quick and easy DAC Twist Clips attach tent body to the pole frame for quick and easy set-up Tent body has two rainbow doors Two vestibules with single stake outs and storm flaps over zippers Interior mesh pockets Reflective guyline and reflective webbing on tent corners for nighttime visibility All seams taped with waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane (No PVC or VOC's) tape 10 Superlight aluminum J stakes - featuring eco-friendly anodizing - included Gear loft loops included: Fits Big Agnes WALL gear loft - sold separately Color: Cool Gray/ Terra Cotta Note: Big Agnes list several weights for their tents to aid your product research. Trail weight refers to poles, fly and tent body. Packed weight includes poles, fly, tent body, stakes, guy lines, stuff sacks, instructions, and packaging. Fast Fly weight refers to the poles, tent fly and accessory Fast Fly footprint. Copper Spur UL4 Trail Weight 5lb 5oz Packed Weight 5lb 14oz Footprint Weight 9oz Fast Fly Weight 4lb 2oz Packed Size 8" x 22" Floor Area 57sq ft Vestibule Area 13.5sq ft Head Height 50" Floor Diagram Head Height Diagram
- Mountains Plus
Free Shipping. Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 4 Person Tent DECENT FEATURES of the Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 4 Person Tent Fabrics and mesh used on the inner tents are made from breathable lightweight nylon or polyester Mesh body designs offer excellent ventilation Oversized stake out loops Free standing structures reduce the number of stakes Interior mesh pockets for organizing gear Gear loft loops included Footprints extend the life of your tent floor and can be used in the fast fly setup option on some models Footprints and gear lofts sold separately Storm flap on vestibule zippers prevents drips Fabrics used on our tents include silicone treated nylon rip-stop and polyester depending on the model Cordurar fabrics used in our Mountaineering line Waterproof polyurethane coating on all fly and floor fabrics Reflective guyline and reflective webbing on tent corners for nighttime visibility All seams taped with waterproof, solvent free polyurethane tape (no PVC or VOC) Fly vents improve ventilation to reduce condensation UL1 features single door and vestibule UL2, UL3, UL4 feature double doors and vestibules Storm flaps on vestibule zipper Reflective guyline and webbing on tent corners Fly and floor are silicone treated nylon rip-stop Fly and floor have 1200mm waterproof polyurethane coating Tent body is nylon and polyester mesh All seams taped with waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane tape (No PVC or VOC's) DAC Featherlite NSL pole system with press fit connectors and lightweight hubs DAC H Clip attaches tent body to cross pole DAC Twist Clips attach tent body to the pole frame Hub pole design 8 (UL1, UL2 and UL3), 10 (UL4) Superlight aluminum J stakes One (UL1), two (UL2 and UL3), eight (UL4) interior mesh pockets Gear Loft loops included Footprint sold separately Fast Fly setup available Fits Wall gear loft sold separately The SPECS of the Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 4 Person Tent Capacity: 4 Person Trail Weight: 5 lbs 5 oz / 2.41 g Packed Weight: 5 lbs 14 oz / 2.66 kg Fast Fly Weight: 4 lbs 2 oz / 1.87 kg Packed Size: 8in. x 22in. / 20 x 56 cm Floor Size: 57 Square feet / 5.3 Square meter Floor Length: 86in. / 218 cm Floor Width: 96in. / 244 cm Head Height: 50in. / 127 cm Vestibule Area: 13.5 / 13.5 Square feet / 1.3 / 1.3 Square meter Footprint Weight: 9 oz / 225 g
Just because you have an ultralight tent doesn't mean you have to give up on comfort. The Copper Spur UL 4 from Big Agnes blends light weight efficiency with the comfort of dual vestibules, 2 door entry, and 50 inches of head room. The unique hub pole system has a cross bar in the middle, providing more space for you to sit up and move about the tent. For warmer trips, use the Fast Fly setup which uses the poles, footprint, and fly to create an even lighter tarp shelter.
- Mountain Gear
You can fit the entire family in the Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 4 Person Tent. Made from lightweight materials to shave pounds, but designed to deliver full three-season storm protection, this tent is has a fully-seam sealed bathtub-style floor. The ceiling is made of mesh for ventilation and optimal opportunities for star-gazing. The single shock-corded pole design makes set up a snap. There are four mesh pockets for interior storage. An optional gear loft is available. With reflective guylines and tent corners for low-light visibility, the Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 4 Person Tent is the right choice when you want to keep all your campers happy.
- Altrec Outdoors