Sierra Designs Unveils Bold New 2017 Tents
July 20, 2016
New line offers maximum comfort without added weight
Sierra Designs is proving once again why it is a leader in the industry by offering the most comfortable, livable and lightweight tents for the backcountry. Their bold new 2017 line pushes the boundaries of how spacious tents can be without adding extra weight.
The Summer Moon 2 is the lightest, sub $200, fully freestanding dome tent on the market. This 3-season, 2-person tent features a simple, two pole design that makes set-up a cinch. The rain fly can be staked out to create a large, full coverage vestibule for gear, or removed for unmatched stargazing and ventilation. The large D-door is easy to navigate, and reflective guylines and guyout loops help campers move safely about at night. This roomy tent offers 29.2 sq. ft. of interior space and a 41” peak height with a minimum weight of only 3lbs. 7oz. The Summer Moon 2 comes with the Night Glow accessory, which uses a headlamp to light the tent with a soft glow. MSRP: $179.95
The Clip Flashlight 2 is a redesigned version of a best-selling Sierra Designs classic. This 3-season, 2-person tent now has more usable interior space, a taller peak height and more gear storage with no increase in weight and a reduction in price. The large single D-door, single vestibule and all-mesh body make it the perfect minimalist shelter for those looking to travel light and fast. The Clip Flashlight 2 is non-freestanding and features a 42” peak height and 30 sq. ft. of interior space with a minimum weight of 3lbs. 6oz. MSRP: $199.95
The Divine Light 2FL combines the benefits of the Clip Flashlight and Tensegrity tents into one revolutionary new design. This 3-season shelter has the easy set-up, awning coverage and trekking pole compatibility of the Clip Flashlight, along with the 360-degree ventilation, large gear storage and unique 3-pitch configuration of the Tensegrity. A wider ceiling than floor creates more interior space for heads and shoulders to add comfort to any campout. This non-freestanding tent is available in both a 1-person and 2-person size, featuring a 45.5” peak height and 17.1 sq. ft. (1P)/29.3 sq. ft. (2P) of interior space, with a minimum weight of just 2lbs. 7 oz. (1P)/3 lbs. 1 oz. (2P). MSRP: $319.95 (1P)/$389.95 (2P)
The High Route, designed in collaboration with renowned adventurer Andrew Skurka, is a single person shelter designed for the full range of 3-season conditions, without weighing you down or cramping your space. The tent’s diagonal ridgeline and vertical doors maximize usable interior space (36 sq. ft.), allow for ventilation even when the shelter is closed in stormy weather, and keep poles out of the entryway and sleeping area. The High Route is light enough for mild summer trips at just 2lbs. 5oz., but storm-worthy enough for moderate winter weather. This non-freestanding shelter can help you handle bothersome insects and high humidity, or lack thereof, thanks to its double-wall design and porch-able doors. The High Route also features a simple, intuitive and fast pitch – perfect for setting up shelter in just minutes. MSRP: $299.95
The new 2017 tents will be on display at Summer Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City in the Sierra Designs booth, #24016.
About Sierra Designs
Sierra Designs was born in 1965 with a pioneering spirit into the world of backpacking and camping. Today, our crew of outdoor enthusiasts and seasoned explorers are on a mission to fundamentally redefine how we venture in the backcountry. We create outdoor equipment and apparel driven by technology and fearless approaches to keep adventurers miles from anything ordinary. Find more information at www.sierradesigns.com.