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Gear Details: Tents

Asashi™

Manufacturer: NEMO Equipment, Inc.

SKU: 892802002326

Product Details:
Product Year2011
Usage:Three-Season
Shape:
Freestanding:1
Single Wall:
Capacity:4
Number of Poles:4
Pole Material:high-strength aluminum
Diameter of Poles (mm):11.1
Floor Space (square feet):63
Tarp:
Layout:rectangular
Length (inches):100
Width (inches):90
Nonstandard Shape:
Interior Height (inches):60
Vestibule Type:standard
Vestibule Front Area (square feet):17
Vestibule Back Area (square feet):
Weight (lbs, oz): 9,10
Price:$429.95
Great adventure doesn't always need to be miles from the nearest outpost of civilization. But finding a big tent to pitch at J Tree or along the Kanc with all the style, quality, comfort and protection of a high-end backcountry shelter can be a challenge. Asashi™ takes the highly efficient pole configuration from NEMO's award-winning Losi™ series and expands it into a spacious 4 person design. It's a touring wagon on a sports car chassis. Setup is straightforward thanks to contiguous pole sleeves, ball and socket attachments for the pole ends and an intuitive, symmetrical design. Asashi™ also has great optional accessories like a link for joining two together and a Garage vestibule to give you a sheltered spot to work on your bike or sit in chairs when the weather turns for the worse.

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