Arpenaz 3-Person Camping Tent - Fresh&Black

Réf :
8357355
Key feature
This 3-person tent is simple to pitch. Free-standing dome structure. The Fresh and Black technology keeps the tent Cool and Dark for sleeping comfortably.
Users reviews
4.7 / 5 3 ratings
From
£44.99*

Users reviews

4.7 / 5 3 ratings
3 users recommended this product
Dear Customers and Users,

You will be pleased with your Fresh&Black tent owing to the freshness and darkness it provides.

You may have noticed small holes on the tent canvas. This is not a product fault. Simply, a waterproof white seam line, used to assemble the panels of the lined canvas of your tent.

To guarantee tent waterproofing, this seam line is covered with a watertight, heat-bonded and translucent strip which allows the light to pass through the small holes of the seam.

The Black component which provides darkness is not completely uniform, so some tiny spots of light can be seen. This does not affect the waterproofing nor the overall tent obscurity (confirmed with laboratory tests).

Jean-Baptiste Bonnafous, Product Manager
  • Woman
    30-39 years old
    02 October 2016
    Use since 1 week or less
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    Needs a porch to be the ultimate festival tent
    Super dark No porch

    Had use of one of these tents during take-down of a festival. It was so dark that it required a torch to be used inside the tent, even during the day.
    "Fresh and dark" is by no means a misleading name.
    Would I buy one? If it had a porch, without a moments hesitation. In its current form, without a porch, it is not exactly practical for those attending long festivals in potentially muddy locations.

  • Woman
    50-59 years old
    27 September 2016
    Use since 3 to 6 months
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    Absolutely Love this Tent
    Not waking up feeling cooked, not waking up at all No sliders on guys - I thought it was faulty

    I used this tent for two festivals this summer and absolutely loved the cool and dark which allows you to stay asleep in the mornings or nap in the afternoon. It was also cosy and watertight in the rain and wind.
    Easy to pitch on your own.
    I was a bit nervous of the two doors at festivals but it was easy to secure them and great to open both to let the air through and light in during the day.

    I have the Fresh Tarp which makes a good addition to give an outdoor seating area, together they make a very good lightweight festival set up for one or two for a weekend.

  • Man
    40-49 years old
    29 June 2016
    Use since 1 week or less
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    great tent for 2 people back packing
    dark in the morning, quite small when packed

    this is a great tent we have the 3 man one as we go back packing this is big enough for both me and my partner and both rucksack to fit comfortably and it is not over heavy to carry takes about 10 minutes to put up. kept us dry and warm in heavy rain and thunderstorms in the new forest.

User benefits

Easy assembly / dismantling
Free standing structure. Easy to pitch with poles.
Capacity
Sleeping width: 60cm/person.
Heat reduction
Vents at the top, mosquito net doors and Fresh&Black fabrics for sleeping well.
Darkness
It is dark inside the tent, even in the daytime: BLACK fabrics (patented outer).
Durability
Resists wind up to 40 km/h (Force 5):validated in wind tunnels on rotating plate
Waterproof
Tested under shower at 200 mm water / hour (tropical rainstorm) and in the field
Easy maintenance
2-year guarantee.Spare parts and pole repair available at Decathlon workshops.
Environmental impact
Life cycle comparison: tent for sleeping - sustainability.decathlon.com

Technical card

NO. OF PEOPLE
SLEEPS 3
PITCHING
POLES
BEDROOM
1
WEIGHT
3.5 KG
MORE SPACE
NO
TECHNOLOGY
FRESH&BLACK
Composition
Pole : 95.0% Glass - Fibre (FG), 5.0% Aluminium Inside room : 55.0% Polyethylene (PE), 45.0% Polyester (PES) Outer fabric : 85.0% Polyester (PES), 15.0% Polyurethane (PU) Carry bag : 85.0% Polyester (PES), 15.0% Polyurethane (PU)
Tests
QUECHUA tent waterproofing is approved for the whole tent under 200 litres of water/hour/sqm (200 mm of rain per hour) for 4 hours. The water column test (=mm schmerbers) only measures fabric waterproofing. Our test means we can prevent any water getting through the seams, flaps, openings, zips, etc. Wind resistance: We test all of our tents in a wind tunnel and on a rotating plate to expose each side of the tent to the wind. Tested in real conditions.
Designed to
3 campers seeking the cool air and darkness you need to sleep properly.
Guarantee
All of our tents can be repaired in your local Decathlon workshop.

Tips

Storage Tips
STORAGE - after use or cleaning, do not store your tent until it is PERFECTLY DRY to prevent odours and mould from forming.
Restricted use
Sleeping space width max. 60 cm per person.

Features

Pitching/folding
Classic dome tent assembly: poles set up with the bedroom, then flysheet fixed on top. Reverse movement to take it down.
Access
2 vertical zips for the outer door. Two D-shaped zips on either side of the inner tent. The entrance doors can be left open, rolled up and attached to the pole.
Ventilation
2 vents at the top, 2 inner doors with mesh in the upper section, space between the flysheet and the floor all round the tent: to allow air to circulate between the bedroom and fly sheet, for more breathability and to limit natural condensation.
Wind resistance
We test all of our tents in a wind tunnel with a rotary table to expose each side of the tent to the wind. A properly assembled tent with all the guys in position around the tent should remain habitable under wind speeds of up to 40km/h at ground level (Force 5)
Waterproofing
All Quechua tents are laboratory tested: the WHOLE TENT under 200 litres/hour/sqm (200 mm/hour) for 4 hours! as well as in a test mission. (2000 mm PU-coated polyester fly sheet, 120 g/sqm polyethylene groundsheet, all seams sealed using thermobonded tape). A breathable polyester inner tent under the flysheet means you aren't in contact with the condensation that forms naturally on the inside of the flysheet.
Sun protection
The Ti0² -coated fabric is SPF 50+. Please note: a large amount of UV can enter through a single open door.Protect your skin with sunscreen.
Poles, pegs
Poles: hollow fibreglass (2 diameters Ø 6.9 and 8.5 mm). Tent pegs: 5mm galvanised steel pegs for good twisting resistance.
Storage
1 pockets for storing you things in the bedroom.
Dimensions and weight; folded dimensions
Bedroom 190 cm wide by 200 cm long. Max. headroom: 121 cm. Cylindrical storage bag: 26cm diameter / 65cm long. Weight: 3.5 kg
Guarantee
All our tents are guaranteed for 2 years of normal use (your receipt or loyalty card is used as proof of purchase).In the event of a problem, have your tent checked out in your local Decathlon store. 2-year guarantee.Spare parts and pole repair available at Decathlon workshops.
A score for comparing products' environmental impact
The product's environmental impacts are calculated across its entire life cycle using various indicators. An overall ABCDE score is attributed to help you more readily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing the same type of product (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.) Decathlon is committed to visually displaying environmental information. For more information visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
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