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Built for basecamp or extended trekking use, the Exped Orion III 3-person tent merges lightweight weather protection and stability with roomy comfort in the backcountry.


Features of the Exped Orion III Tent Exped's in. ridge tunnelin. design: two poles + full ridge pole Exoskeleton design, aerodynamic flat pole sleeves Two pole supported vestibules, two doors Free standing Comfort and storm stability at basecamp Perfect shelter for winter, basecamp or extended trek use Full length ridge pole reaches the ground for enhanced wind stability at a low weight Flat pole sleeves developed by Exped Are the perfect solution for quick setup and low resistance to wind, Snow, and rain Gearloft stores headlamps, books Zipper sliders have color coded, reflective, and glow in the dark tabs Continuous pole sleeves Are sealed at one end for swift and simple setup Two opposing adjustable air vents with prop (can also be used for pole repairs) ensure good ventilation End caps of the tent pole segments can be removed to shorten the shock cord within the poles in cold weather or for repairs to the pole Smart Cord Tensioners: Tension guy lines around pegs, trees, rocks or any other anchor point without the need for knots Tent anchor permits simple one handed removal and remounting of the canopy pat Included with all Exped tents Ingenious Cord Stuffsacks Accessory Organizer: Poles, pegs, and repair kit Are stowed in separate compartments Simple storage of the rolled up tent Side compression straps ensure a small packaged size Double layered canopy doors feature both mesh and fabric panels Mesh to increase ventilation and ward off insects and fabric to prevent wind, dust and Snow from entering the canopy Mesh pockets prevent chaos and help organize personal Items Color and number coded pole sleeves All doors can be rolled open and easily secured with a grab hook Rainfly protrudes over the canopy and prevents rain from dripping in when doors Are opened Adjustable pole tension pockets Are made of webbing and an aluminium repair tube Peg loops Are adjustable and large enough to accommodate skis as anchor devices in Snow use

- Moosejaw

Some companies talk about the little things they do differently, and then they go and churn out tents that are all virtually identical. Exped is actually walking that talk, and the Orion III 3-Person 4-Season Tent is a prime example of different done right. The major features are broadly recognizable, from the PU-coated ripstop fly and floor to the fully taped seams, gear loft, and mesh pockets, but just about everything else is thoughtfully engineered to make tent life easier, simpler, and more straightforward, because when a blizzard rolls in, you don't want to mess around with your shelter. Exped designed the Orion with color- and number-coded pole sleeves to make setup a breeze, and it sealed one end of each sleeve for even easier grommet-free installation. The TRX Airlite poles slide smoothly through the wind-shedding low-profile sleeves, and each pole has a removable end cap that lets you adjust the tension of the internal shock cord or repair a broken section with the included pole repair tubes (the repair tubes also double as props to keep the dual vents open). Each guyline also comes with a cord stuff sack, which functions as a flag to help you see the guylines at night and makes it easy to keep the Orion organized and neat when you're packing it up. The doors have separately-operating mesh and fabric layers for ventilation and extra weather protection, along with color-coded, reflective, and glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls for easy use at night. Dual vestibules hold gear for three with ease, and the extended ridge pole protects the door from drips when you leave it open for a minute to take care of gear in the vestibule or poke your head outside to see if the weather's cleared up, even when you can hear it still sprinkling.


Exped Camp & Hike Orion III Tent - 3 Person 4 Season-Green 7640147761490. The full-length ridge pole offers stability at a low weight. The tent holds 3 sleepers and their Exped mats and offers enough storage space in the two spacious vestibules.


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