The Squall 2 is a classic ultralight tarptent, suitable for one or two people, that only weighs 34 oz, including a bathtub floor, collapsible rear pole, and stuff stack. Note: The Squall 2 has been discontinued.
The Squall 2 requires just 4 stakes and can be set up with your hiking poles (120 cm) to save weight and improve wind stability. The tent can be ordered with a sewn-in bathtub floor which hangs from noseeum netting connected to the tent’s walls, providing excellent side and back ventilation. An additional footprint is not required because the bathtub floor is waterproof.
The front flaps, which form a vestibule, can be rolled up and held in place with little velcro tabs sewn to the tent body. When extended, they form a substantial vestibule for storing gear or to block blowing rain, without significantly impacting airflow.
The Squall 2 has a distinct catenary curve, designed to improve its stability in windy conditions. It is 94″ long with a front width of 78″ and rear width of 51 “.
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