Quickhiker Ultralight Bivouacking/Hiking/Trekking Tent - 2-Man, Light Grey

Réf :
8245650
Key feature
Quechua's lightest and most compact 2-man bivouac tent. Quick to pitch and take down. 2 doors. Room for bags and equipment in the side porch (storage area).
From
£119.99*

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User benefits

Easy transport
Weight: 1.96 kg. Compact & compressible bag: 9.5 litres. 40cm * 15cm * 15cm
Capacity
60 cm per person. Bedroom height 95 cm. 2 doors/1 porch/1 pocket.
Easy assembly / dismantling
Quick pitch: pre-fitted bedroom and flysheet. Tent poles attached to the tent.
Durability
Resists wind up to 70km/h (Force 8): validated in wind tunnels on rotating plate
Waterproof
Water column (Schmerber): 4000mm-rated flysheet. 5000mm-rated room groundsheet.
Heat reduction
Flysheet. Doors with mosquito nets. 2 vents for air flow.
Darkness
Environmental impact
Lifecycle comparison: sleeping tent - sustainability.decathlon.com

Technical card

NO OF PEOPLE
2 PEOPLE
ASSEMBLY
POLES
BEDROOMS
1
WEIGHT
1.96 KG
MORE SPACE
NO
Composition
Outer fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Inside room : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Pole : 100.0% Aluminium
Tests
QUECHUA tents are assembled and tested for waterproofing in tropical rain conditions (200 L water/sqm/h) for 4 hours to ensure no water gets in through the seams, flaps, openings and zips etc. The water column test (=mm schmerbers) measures the fabric's waterproof properties. Wind resistance: tents are set up in a wind tunnel with a rotating platform to expose each side of the tent to the wind. We also carry out numerous field tests in real-life conditions.
Designed to
2 people bivouacking, trekking or on a hiking trip, looking for a lightweight, compact tent with storage space.
Guarantee
2 years. REPARABILITY: all our tents can be repaired in your usual Decathlon workshop.

Tips

Care instructions
1 CLEANING - clean the tent with soapy water, if needed, and then rise (hose down if possible). Then dry thoroughly. 2 RESIN STAIN - very difficult to remove: once dry, scratch carefully and position an ice cube on the inner surface to make it more brittle so that it will flake off more easily. 3 STORAGE – after use or cleaning, ensure your tent is perfectly dry before storing to prevent odours and mould from forming..
Storage Tips
Storage: after use or cleaning, ensure your tent is perfectly dry before storing to prevent odours and mould from forming.
Restricted use
Use two sarcophagus-shaped mattresses.

Features

Dimensions and weight, folded dimensions
Weight: 1.96 kg or 980 g per person. Compact bag with compression straps: 9.5 litres. Cover dimensions: 40 cm * 15 cm * 15 cm A second simple bag is provided to save weight if necessary.
Inner space
Bedroom length: 210 cm Width of the bedroom: 130 cm at the shoulders, 110 cm at the head and 80 cm at the feet. Bedroom height: 95cm Boosters (built-in single-strand poles) at the 4 corners increase the usable volume inside the tent. 60 m wide (at widest point) porch provides storage space that doesn't obstruct bedroom entrance. Storage for two 50-litre backpacks. 1 side pocket to store possessions.
Poles, pegs
Aluminium poles Ø 9 mm DAC Featherlite NSL lightweight and resistant to breakage and frost. Tent pegs: heavy duty and lightweight DAC aluminium tent pegs.
Pitching/striking
Extremely quick pitching/striking. The flysheet and bedroom are pre-assembled. Poles are attached to sleeves in the tent so you can save precious time when pitching. It is also quick to strike. To get the tent back in its bag, simply attach the poles together in the elastics (once folded), fold up the tent until it's roughly the width of the bag and then tightly roll up the tent and poles.
Waterproofing
Quechua tents must pass a laboratory test (pitched tent under a 200 L/m²/hr shower for 4 hours – equivalent to a tropical shower) as well as field test missions. 40 denier polyester (PE) flysheet with a polyurethane coating (inside) & silicone coating (outside), PE 75D groundsheet. Seams sealed with heat-sealed strips. Bedroom composed of breathable and water-repellent 40D polyester and a mosquito net to prevent contact with drops of condensation.
Wind resistance
We test all our tents in a wind tunnel on a rotating platform where we can expose each side of the tent to the wind. To test its wind resistance, the tent must be properly pitched, taut but not stretched, with all the guy ropes in position around the tent. It should remain habitable at wind speeds of 70km/h, measured near ground level.
Ventilation and condensation prevention
Room partly covered with a mosquito net for ventilation and partly covered with a water-repellent fabric to protect against condensation and draughts. Large vent at the front of the tent's flysheet and additional vent at the feet-end. To reduce condensation inside your tent, it must be properly pitched, with the fabric kept taut without being over-stretched. Vents and good air flow will help reduce humidity inside your tent.
Sun protection
The flysheet fabric filters UV rays with a UPF of 30. Please note: a large amount of UV rays can pass through an open door. Protect your skin.
Eco-design
Entire tent made of 20% recycled materials, thereby reducing the product's environmental impact. Flysheet made of 50% recycled materials. The bedroom is made of a "bulk dyed" component that reduces the amount of water used. The tent poles are coloured using an innovative anodising process that does not use nitric and phosphoric acids.
Warranty and after-sales service
Every tent sold at Decathlon is guaranteed for 2 years of normal use (your receipt or loyalty card is used as proof of purchase). In case of any problem, get your tent examined at your local Decathlon store. All Quechua tents are repairable: spare parts and a pole repair service are available in the workshop of your local Decathlon store, on the shelves or at decathlon.fr After-sales and repair service information: http://spi-atelier.decathlon.fr/atelier/produit/1621088
A score for comparing the products' environmental impact
The environmental impact of the products is calculated based on the life cycle of the product and with different indicators. A general score from A to E is provided to help you easily identify the most eco-friendly products by comparing products of the same type (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.) Decathlon is committed to displaying this environmental information. For more info: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
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