Black Diamond Vista
Design: three-season freestanding
Ease of Setup: Easy
Price Paid: $369
Great tent. It is large and takes up a lot of space inside your pack so be aware of that. You can negate a little of this by not rolling the poles and stakes inside the tent when sacking it. This allows you to arrange the items separately and hopefully enable you to pack a little more efficiently.
That out of the way.. Set up is cake, wonderful ventilation, and nice rain fly. The rain fly does attract flies when new so if you have a chance to air it out before your trip do so and avoid the "buzz" The Vestibules are a little small but you do get two of them.
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Black Diamond's new double wall tent with outstanding usable space and a 360-degree view with privacy, the Vista is a three-person version of the Black Diamond Mesa. The freestanding Vista features a mesh canopy for excellent ventilation, starry night gazing and as an escape from bugs with a panel of nylon ripstop along the bottom for warm nights and changing clothes. The lightweight Vista is fast and easy to pitch with hook and tension external clips and a pole hub system. This single hub system coupled with variable diameter poles steepens the tent walls for more interior space and provides excellent frame rigidity for wind stability. For easy living, the Vista features two full-size side doors and interior organizer pockets. Throw on the seam taped PU/Silicone fly and you've added two vestibules and storm protection. With 50.7 sq ft and less than 6 lbs, the Vista is a great choice for a 3 person tent with ample room.
The Black Diamond Vista Tent provides comfy accommodations for two people, and offers room for a third. Perfect for backcountry travel or crag trips, the freestanding, lightweight Vista features a mesh canopy for excellent ventilation and star gazing, plus a perimeter of nylon ripstop along the bottom for campground privacy. Double-wall, 3-season design Soak in the views with 360-degree mesh top window Fast and easy set up thanks to external clips and a pole hub system Lightweight, strong DAC Featherlite(R) poles use variable-diameters to optimize head space For easy living, including midnight bathroom excursions, enjoy two full-size side doors Two integrated vestibules store gear close Strong poles and sturdy design provides excellent stability in high winds Interior organizer pockets For ultra-light adventures par down weight by using just the fly, poles and optional ground cloth (sold separately)
Key Features of the Black Diamond Vista Tent3-person, double-wall, 3-season design360-degree mesh viewsFast-pitch hub, variable-diameter DAC Featherlite polesDouble doorsBlack Diamond Vista TentThe Black Diamond Vista Tent offers a home away from home. Even if you're camping in the middle of the wilderness or on remote alpine meadows, the Black Diamond Vista Tent provides a huge living space. This 3-person, 3-season tent with 360-degree mesh views comes in a double-wall design with a fast-pitch hub that makes setting up a breeze. The single-hub system provides ample interior space and ensures rigidity against strong winds. Getting in and out of the tent is easy, thanks to its double doors and two integrated vestibules. Featuring a mesh canopy, it provides excellent ventilation. You can even star-gaze while reveling in the comfort the Vista tent offers. In addition, a perimeter of nylon ripstop gives you the privacy you need. For storm protection, make use of this tent's seam-taped PU/Silicone fly that can withstand heavy rains and harsh winds. The Black Diamond Vista Tent is extremely versatile and lightweight, which make it ideal for basecamping, backpacking, or car camping.
The Black Diamond Vista 3-Person 3-Season Tent keeps you and your two partners comfortable and protected in camp and adds not even six pounds to your group gear tally. This double-wall tent pitches quickly thanks to pole clips, and a mesh top provides ventilation while keeping out the bugs.