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Jack Wolfskin Gossamer Tent £80.99
The Jack Wolfskin Gossamer Tent is a lightweight and compact one-person tent.
One-person tunnel tent for trekking tours
Lightweight and robust
Inner tent can be used on its own as a mosquito net
One inside pocket
The Gossamer is a lightweight and robust bivi tent and has long been a favourite among solo backpackers. If you want more fresh air or fancy a night out under the stars, simply roll up the roof of the flysheet and sleep under the mosquito mesh inner tent alone.
Gossamer Tent Details
Inner tent/flysheet combination
One front entrance
Reflectors on key guying points and zips
Roll-shut pack, nine pegs, two guylines
Outer tent: lightweight, fast-drying and UV-resistant fabric with a pu polyester 75d coating and a water column of 4,000 mm
Inner tent made from fine, lightweight mosquito mesh 40d
Abrasion-resistant, waterproof-coated hydrofilm polyester 150d base material with a water column of 10,000 mm
Poles- dac 7001, T6 aluminium, 9 mm
Roll- Away Fly Provides Star Gazing Option:
Inner Tent Measurements 1: [L X W X H]: 225 x 90/80 x 75/40 cm
Packing Size: 44 x 14 cm
Weight Min.: 1750 (Strip down 1530) g
Fly 1: 100% Polyester
Inner: 100% Polyester
Floor 1: 100% Polyester
There are 9 reviews with an average rating of 4.88
Anonymous from PortugalOwner11 August 2013 20:52
Bought this tent for my outdoors adventures. As I'll either be hiking or biking the weight was the number one factor.
After researching a lot, I really mean A LOT (days and days), this tent got my attention and I decided to go for it due to the weight, price and reviews.
As a one man tent I was afraid it would be quite claustrophobic. Nop, there is plenty of space! I never tried but I'm quite sure it can handle 2 persons inside, but you'll have to be cuddling :)
At the bottom there is enough space for a backpack and if you are only one person inside there is also space on the sides for another backpack.
On the cover over the entrance there is only space for your shoes or something the size of your shoes, this is the only downside. It can take like 3 pair of shoes or something the size of 3 pair of shoes, I use it to leave my bottles of water and my shoes.
I'm 1m76cm tall and I can seat inside but I've to bow down my neck/head. I can also manage to change clothes inside, trousers, tshirt and underwear with more or less effort but it is doable and not such a big hassle.
5-10min to build up the tent but with practice you can do it in 5min easily.
As I'm always on the move, I just use the tent to sleep, this is the perfect tent. If you want a tent where you can go camping for days at the same place and spend time inside the tent this may not be what you are looking for. It can be if you go to a place where there are already tables, chairs and stuff outside, then you just use the tent to sleep and keep your stuff at safe.
I can only say good things about this tent.
I used Fedex express and got my tent next day! I'm in Portugal and it was delivered from Ireland. Super impressive!
Andy from United KingdomOwner27 July 2013 23:22
Hi tent has proven itself when it comes to spreading a more efficient, the weather was perfect in Norway, so I have no experience when it comes to resistance to leaking and the good thing is that there is water inside which is good ventilation I hope that the same will be good at bad weather
Tiny from United KingdomOwner27 May 2013 10:56
I have used many different Bivvy's over the years some very expensive. I found this Jack Wolfskin en excellent value for money.
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