Brooks-Range Rocket Tent A2

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Specs

Winter weight 1 pound, 5.9 ounces (620 grams)
Summer weight with all included tent poles 2 pounds, 4 ounces (920 grams)
Packed size 6 x 10 x 2 inches (15 x 25 x 5 centimeters)

Manufacturer's Description

Designed by Dick Jackson, one of the most accomplished mountain guides in the US, the Rocket Tent brings a minimalist mind-set to winter tents. That mind-set starts with the poles: why carry tent poles when ski poles and an avalanche probe are already along? The Rocket uses those items as poles to pull off the astonishing weight of one pound six ounces! Additionally, the Rocket uses incredibly strong and lightweight CT³ fabric developed by Cubic Tech, its aerodynamic shape and its guyout system to make this tent rock solid in the worst conditions. It's all you need and not one gram more.

Rocket Tent A2 features:

  • 1 door, 1 vestibule, 2-person tent

  • 3 zippered vents

  • Crazy-strong and light CT³b fabric

  • Sidewall tie-through holes for staying anchored while sleeping

  • Metalized color minimizes heat loss in winter, heat gain in summer

  • Floor footprint available

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Designed by Dick Jackson, one of Americas most accomplished mountain guides, the Rocket Tent brings a minimalist mind-set to winter tents. That mind-set starts with the poles: why carry tent poles when ski poles and an avalanche probe are already in your pack? The Rocket uses these items as poles to deliver a tent with a vestibule for the astonishing weight of only one pound six ounces. Built from incredibly strong, lightweight CT fabric, developed by Cubic Tech, the Rocket has an aerodynamic shape and solid guyout system that make this tent rock solid in the worst conditions. Its all you need, not one gram extra.

- CampSaver.com

You don't need tent poles when you have skis and an avy probe, as the Rocket Tent from Brooks Range proves with a fast, lightweight setup. Designed for mountaineering with water-resistant, fabric, included DAC poles for non-ski-related use, and 3 vents for airflow. Aerodynamic design with solid guyouts withstands rough weather.

- Mountain Gear

Brooks-Range Rocket Tent A2

Discontinued

The Rocket Tent A2 has been discontinued.

MSRP:
$600.00

The Brooks-Range Rocket Tent A2 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen November 5, 2013 at CampSaver.com.

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