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The Laser Photon 1 is perfect for travellers looking for the lightest kit with a small pack size or for mountain marathon and adventure racers. For medium duration backpacking trips this superlight tent is a good choice where the users key requirement is to minimise the weight of their kit (and prepared to compromise a little on space). The tent is rated for 3 season use and its low profile shape and design make it ideal for wild camping as well as campsite use. The Laser Photon 1 tent uses Terra Nova Watershed flysheet and groundsheet fabrics. To achieve extremely low weight balanced with strength and durability 10 denier Nylon 6,6 fabric with a tear strength of 6kg is used for the flysheet. As the silicone coated fabrics used in the flysheet and groundsheet cannot be seam sealed in a conventional way, the Laser Photon 1 has been cleverly designed to prevent water penetration into the inner. The end flysheet seams have been positioned so they are not directly over the inner and a removable waterproof pole cover is supplied with the tent to fully waterproof the main seam. This also adds protection to the zip and adds stability in poor weather. A DAC NFL pole is used over the centre of the tent with a folding alloy pole at each end and 1g titanium pegs. There is a half midge proof mesh door and a mesh panel at each of the inner and flysheet (with waterproof cover) for good ventilation. The inner and flysheet come attached, so the tent pitches quickly and easily 'as one', a key benefit after a days racing. This style of tent is best suited to ground conditions where pegging out is possible. The low profile design creates a stable structure and Dyneema reflective guylines add extra support. Dyneema guyrope is three times as strong as standard guyrope of the same weight and has very low stretch for stability in all conditions. The Laser Photon 1 is compatible with the Terra Nova FASTPACK system, this is a method of using a Footprint instead of the inner tent if conditions permit and is designed to trim even more weight and bulk from your rucksack. Footprints, which are available separately, cover the area under the inner and porch and are designed to prolong the life of the tent and help keep it clean. For FASTPACK tents a Footprint must be used if the inner tent is not to provide the tension and anchor points required by the poles.
On Sale. Free Shipping. Terra Nova Laser Photon 1 Person Tent FEATURES of the Terra Nova Laser Photon 1 Person Tent The definitive single person tent for lightweight travel Flysheet can be raised at ends for ventilation Small pack size Can sleep two for adventure races Compatible with our Fast Pack system Incredible low weight
If you make sure to shave your mustache to trim weight before every backpacking trip or adventure race, the ultralite Terra Nova Laser Photon 1 One-Person Three-Season Tent's right up your alley. Fully packed, it weighs just 1lb 9oz and takes up about as much space as a water bottle, letting you stay as minimal as you need to, but it still comes with a fully waterproof silicone-coated nylon ripstop fly and floor to keep you dry and comfortable. The seams are carefully stitched and strategically located to shed water, but you should seal the seams to ensure total waterproofing, as the ultralite fabrication doesn't allow for traditional seam taping. Terra Nova did include a waterproof pole cover, which attaches over the single Scandium alloy pole sleeve to repel water and protect the zipper from damage. Since it sets up using a single pole, the Laser Photon isn't freestanding, but it comes with four reflective clam-cleat guy lines and 12 titanium stakes to make pitching a breeze. The single door features a minimal vestibule that provides just enough space to shelter boots and a pack, and the fly has roll-up tabs to encourage ventilation and stop your tent from becoming a stinky sweat palace. You can also buy the footprint separately and use Terra Nova's Fastpack system to cut down on weight even more on fair-weather trips or allow yourself to keep the 'stache without weighing yourself down.
The new Terra Nova Laser Photon Elite Tent is the lightest tent commercially available. Breaking new ground for lightweight tents Terra Nova have created the definitive racing tent for Adventure Racing, Mountain Marathons, and other short duration uses. With a packed weight of just 765g the Laser Photon Elite beats all competition, in the lightweight tents, hands down. With the same shape and dimensions of the Laser Competition user comfort is not compromised and the Laser Photon will still sleep two racers and one person in comfort. New fabrics and stakes create the bulk of the weight saving after painstaking research by Terra Nova. The titanium stakes weighs just 1g each and are exclusively available on the Laser Photon. The Laser Photon Elite features a silicon coated groundsheet, which allows lighter weight fabrics to be used and still maintain water repellant performance. The Laser Photon pitches flysheet first and the inner can be left connected, so it is exceptionally quick to erect. The transverse vestibule creates more usable space than a longitudinal vestibule and provides excellent shelter from the wind as well as a large entrance. Dac ultralight pole is both lightweight and strong. Reflective guy line ropes and reflective trim on poles sleeve aids in easy identification.
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