Sierra Designs Vapor Light 1
Source: received it as a sample, freebie, or prize (Sierra Designs)
Lightweight, spacious, free standing. Need I say more? This tent is so easy to set up, you don't even need instructions!
- Easy to use
- Tent stakes could be lighter
The only thing I would change about this tent are the stakes that come with it. Besides that, this tent was made in heaven.
I will be using this tent during the PCT thru hike. I know I won't be disappointed since SD always makes wonderful products!
Overall, very easy to set up, packs up light and takes up little space. Footprint, poles, and fly clip and lock into place and stay secure.
Only criticism is the small size of tent and vestibule, but it is a one-man tent so that is to be expected. Vestibule barely contained my pack and boots; would have been an issue in rainy weather.
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As light and livable as you can get: the Sierra Designs Vapor Light 1 uses a fin design to offer a solo, freestanding shelter at a scant 2 lb 14 oz. Now your light-and-fast customers can afford to bring a book!
As light and livable as you can get: the Vapor Light 1 uses a "fin" design to offer a solo, freestanding shelter at a scant 2 lb 14 oz Now you can afford to bring a book!
Built to keep you comfortable on your solo backpacking adventures, the Sierra Designs Vapor Light 1 tent is easy to pitch and features tall walls for lots of headroom, and a vestibule for extra gear. Minimum trail weight of 2 lbs. 14 oz. makes the tent easy to carry on short backpacking trips. DAC NSL aluminum poles are lightweight and strong, pole configuration creates steep, high walls without adding extra weight. DAC Jake's Feet at tent corners allow easy attachment of poles, fly and footprint (sold separately) and offer a secure connection; release them with a simple twist. Mesh walls and vestibule vent allow air to circulate, preventing interior condensation. Seams feature PVC-free tape to ensure watertight seals. Reflective door trim and guyouts help ease nighttime visibility. Gear pockets keep gear organized and off the floor. Closeout.
There's no need to drag around any more tent then you need when you hit the trail solo. The Sierra Designs Vapor Light 1 Tent is a three-season shelter with ultralight mesh, a compact vestibule, and the protection you need to help weather a wet spring or blustery fall. Some prefer the door of a tent at the side and some the head; this tent offers the later. The vestibule offers seven square feet of storage space (enough for a weekend pack and your boots), and inside the Vapor Light, you'll find more than three feet of head space so you can sit up when you want to. Setup is a breeze thanks to the freestanding design and the hubs at the pole junctions. At just a touch over three pounds, this is a reliable, go-to option for single-person backpacking missions spring through fall and in areas that have mild to moderately wet conditions.