Big Agnes Flying Diamond 6

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I've only set up the tent in the backyard, but so…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Design: 3/4 season freestanding igloo dome
Sleeps: 6+
Ease of Setup: Easy. Just proof read the instructions.
Weight: around 27lbs.
Price Paid: $518.00 canadian

I've only set up the tent in the backyard, but so far so good. Very simple design, no brainer instructions (upon a second reading). Coloured poles are a smart feature, one change I'd make is to colour the front poles orange, to match the orange grommet straps on the front of the tent...all other straps are black. Instead you have to re-read the instructions again to clarify why you are NOT using orange poles in the front orange section. Minor point.

Tent is very spacious, nice tight fitting fly, I added a footprint and its a perfect fit (makes sense, and for $50 more, why not when your dropping $500). Lots of pockets, could use an overhead pocket. Nice carry bag, but I'll probably switch to a compression sack for easier packing.

Everything seems to be in good shape. Can't wait to use it this summer. Thanks Adventure Guide Inc. Waterloo, Canada.

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The Big Agnes Flying Diamond 6 Tent is a four season, free standing, deluxe base camp/car camping tent. The Flying Diamonds passed the test at Everest Base Camp making them worthy of the worst conditions that mother natrure can produce.

- CampSaver.com

Free Shipping. Big Agnes Flying Diamond - 6 Person Tent FEATURES of the Big Agnes Flying Diamond - 6 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 Storm flap on vestibule zippers prevents drips Condura 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 Two doors and vestibules Doors have two closure options: Zip up mesh door for ventilation only or zip up the polyester layer for full protection Vestibule may be staked out as a shade using trekking poles May be separated into two rooms with a fabric wall that can be stowed away when not in use Storm flaps on vestibule zipper Reflective guylines and webbing on tent corners Fly is polyester rip-stop and floor is polyester Fly and floor have 1500mm waterproof polyurethane coating Tent body is polyester rip-stop and nylon mesh All seams taped with waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane tape (No PVC or VOC's) Poles: DAC Combination pole system with press fit connectors Plastic clips and sleeves attach tent body to pole frame Color coded pole ends, webbing and buckles make set up easy Stakes and Storage: 20 lightweight aluminum hook stakes 6 interior mesh pockets Gear Loft loops included Briefcase style carry bag with shoulder straps and organizational pockets Fast Fly setup not available SPECIFICATIONS of the Big Agnes Flying Diamond - 6 Person Tent Capacity: 6 Person Trail Weight: 18 lbs 2 oz / 8.22 kg Packed Weight: 19 lbs 14 oz / 9.02 kg Packed Dimension: 8 x 14 x 25in. / 20 x 36 x 64 cm Floor Size: 8.4 square meter / 90.5 square feet Floor Length: 150in. / 249 cm Floor Width: 96 - 84in. / 244 - 213 cm Head Height: 66 - 49in. / 168 - 125 cm Vestibule Area: 2.5 square meter / 26.5 square feet Footprint Weight: 2 lbs 3 oz / 992 g

- Moosejaw

The newest 4-season base camp tent from Big Agnes - the Flying Diamond 6 delivers a whopping 96 square feet of floor space plus another 26 square feet of vestibule area.

- EMS

Features: Four season, free standing, deluxe car camping/ base camp tent DAC Combi Lightweight Aluminum poles with press fit connectors Color coded webbing and buckles make set up easy Fly is durable polyester rip-stop with 1200mm waterproof polyurethane coating Floor is durable polyester with 1500mm waterproof polyurethane coating Tent body is breathable polyester rip stop, with nylon mesh windows Sleeves and plastic clips attach the tent body to the pole frame for quick and easy set up Tent may be separated into one large room and one smaller room with stowable zippered partition wall One half of the partition wall may be attached to the floor using a toggle and loop to allow one side to be unzipped and stowed for easy access and increased storage space Reflective guyline for nighttime visibility One large vestibule off main room and one access door off smaller, back room Both access doors have vertical zippers with storm flaps which may be staked out as a shade using trekking poles 10 mesh storage pockets All seams taped with waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane (No PVC or VOC's) tape 20 superlight aluminum X stakes included Briefcase style carry bag with long shoulder straps and organizational pockets Specs:Trail Weight 18lb 2ozPacked Weight 19lb 14ozFootprint Weight 2lb 3ozPacked Size 27"x16"x8"Floor Area 90.5sq ftVestibule Area 26.5sq ftHead Height 66"

- Mountains Plus