Source: bought it new
Price Paid: approx 8000 SEK
I think this is an outstanding tent. I'm using it for kayaking and when ccountry skiing. It is easy to set up, since both the inner and outer tent are connected. It folds easy.
- Totally safe whatever the conditions
- Rather bulky when storing it in the kayak, but my hatches are rather small.
After checking the instructions, it is realy straight-forward to raise the tent. It is totally stable, even in the toughest winds, and if there is no soil, eg when setting up the tent on rocks, there are only 2 lines that need to be secured with a rock or a tri-cam.
I have never had problems with rain or condensation, thanks to the large ventilation openings in the roof. These openings can easily be adjusted ffrom the inside.
The entrance can handle a lot of gear and still leave room for cooking, and there is a smaller absid in the other end.
Since all poles are the same length it is easy to set up the tent even in the dark.
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The Hilleberg Saivo Tent is well-suited to a wide array of adventures. It is the quintessential tent for those, such as climbers and ski mountaineers in isolated, high-mountain terrain, who will leave their base camp unattended for extended periods of time. At the same time, its strength and space to weight ratio also make it a superb choice for expedition use in demanding conditions (the Saivo is often used by teams going to the South Pole). Ski and paddle tourers, as well as desert travelers, have long appreciated the Saivos spacious interior and roomy vestibules, as well as its self-supporting structure and easy-to-pitch design. Of course, all these attributes also make the Saivo a great choice for less demanding trips, as well, whether thats a weekend of car camping or a leisurely, week-long, base camp-oriented hiking vacation in the mountains.
Free Shipping. Hilleberg Saivo 3 Person Tent DECENT FEATURES of the Hilleberg Saivo 3 Person Tent Kerlon 1800 outer tent fabric and 10 mm poles with multiple crossing points make for an exceptionally stable tent with outstanding snow-load handling capability Multiple guy lines on the tent, the vestibule vent hoods and the vent cover afford even greater stability. Many of the guy line attachment loops on the tent are designed to be wrapped around poles or pole crossing points for maximum support The Saivo has plenty of room for three occupants and their gear Dual entrances ensure that one door can always be situated out of the wind and provide flexible entry/exit options The Saivo's ventilation system functions regardless of the weather conditions, thanks to its integrated components Highly breathable yet water repellent inner tent fabric Inner tent doors have a full no-see-um mesh panel covered with an equal sized, zipper-adjustable fabric panel for greater venting and weather protection options Large vents in each vestibule, placed high enough to keep air moving even if the tent is dug down into deep snow Vestibule vents backed with no-see-um mesh and adjustable, air-permeable snow-proof panels that are accessible from inside the vestibules Roof vents in the inner and the outer tents that are accessible from inside the tent The inner tent roof vents can be opened or closed completely, and have no-see-um mesh backed by zipper-adjustable fabric panels A separate vent cover ensures that the weather stays on the outside, even if the vents are fully open The SPECS of the Hilleberg Saivo 3 Person Tent Capacity: 3 Minimum Weight: 8 lbs 13 oz / 4.0 kg Packed Weight: 11 lbs / 5.0 kg Inner Height: 46in. / 115 cm Inner Tent Area: 40 square feet / 3.7 square meter Vestibule Area: 2 x 14 square feet / 2 x 1.3 square meter Pole (10 mm): 4 x 154.7in. / 4 x 393 cm Pegs: 24 Y-Pegs OVERSIZE ITEM: We cannot ship this product by any expedited shipping method (3-Day, 2-Day or Next Day). Even if you pick that option, it will still go Ground Shipping. Sorry for being so mean. This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us. Moosejaw CANNOT ship Hilleberg products to Japan, Hong-Kong, Korea, or any country in Europe. Sorry about everything.