I’m sure a lot of people know about Alpkit, they’re a UK based direct to customer supplier. Cutting out the middle man helps keep the costs down for us the consumers. Up until recently they were online only but over the last year three shops have been opened in England.
Last year Alpkit introduced their new 1 person tent. The Alpkit Soloist. A budget friendly lightweight backpacking tent.
Total weight: 1200g (excluding footprint)
Outer: 20D Silicone coated Ripstop Polyester with PU backer. (HH: 3000mm)
Inner: 20D Nylon Breathable Ripstop, D33 mesh. Floor is 20D Ripstop Polyester PU (HH: 5000 mm)
The Soloist is aimed at the long distance solo hiker, its lightweight (trail weight can be as low as 800g in certain setups) packs small and is big enough to be a temporary home for however long you’re on the trail. There is room to sit up in the tent…
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