New for 2017, MSR have developed the new Access 1 tent for Light weight Four Season trekking.
The MSR Access 1 person tent is much lighter than a high altitude tent but warmer and more robust than a three season backpacking tent. The Access 1 person weighs in at only 1.7kg, but because of its unique frame design coupled with advanced ‘Easton Syclone’ poles, it stands up to high winds and heavy snow loads while providing a comfortable living space.
The cross frame increases internal volume on many MSR tent designs, but with the Access 1 tent the cross pole is extended to the floor, increasing stability in high winds and supporting the roof structure so it won’t collapse under heavy snow loading.
The poles themselves are completely new composite polymer design created by Easton Technologies exclusively for MSR. Tough, flexible and lightweight the Easton ‘Syclone’ poles are a leap forward in pole technology that help give the Access 1 tent it's strength while maintaining a low weight.
(* Free shipping to UK mainland - delivery to remote areas may take longer).
MSR Access 1 Tent Key Features:
One person, four season tent.
One access doors with one vestibule.
Strong Easton Syclone poles.
Unique central support frame optimises interior space and resists snow loading.
Lighter than a high altitude mountaineering tent, warmer than a backpacking tent and resists high winds and snow loading.
Colour Options: Orange or Euro Green
Liveable Volume: 906 litres
Vestibule Volume: 241 litres
Interior Peak Height: 1.04 metres
Poles: Easton Syclone
Rainfly: 20D Ripstop Nylon 1200mm Durashield
Canopy: 20D Ripstop Nylon/10D polyester micromesh
Floor: 30D Ripstop Nylon 3000mm Durasheild Polyurethane & DWR
Packed Weight: 1.6kg
Weight EMS Office Scales: 1.580kg
One, Two or Three person Access Tents are available in both Orange and Euro Green.
See our other listings for all versions.
Have you ever woken up wandering why your legs are cold and found the reason to be your tent is buckling under the weight of snow which is pushing the roof in so that its touching your sleeping bag?
I get it all the time in my very expensive Swedish one man four season tent.
Not only is the Access 1 a better snow shedding shape, but it has a more substantial frame structure so it won’t buckle under load. In addition the frame structure supports the fly sheet so it won’t flap around as much.
Video and More Details to be added when available.
POST SCRIPT - I bought one! (two person - green). My review of the 2 person Access can be found on the Access 2 product page.
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