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Gear Details: Tents

Zeta 3

Manufacturer: Sierra Designs

Product Details:
Product Year2009
Single Wall:
Number of Poles:4
Pole Material:high-strength aluminum
Diameter of Poles (mm):9
Floor Space (square feet):43
Length (inches):87
Width (inches):70
Nonstandard Shape:
Interior Height (inches):46
Vestibule Type:standard
Vestibule Front Area (square feet):18.5
Vestibule Back Area (square feet):8
Weight (lbs, oz): 6,9
The Zeta 3 uses Sierra Design's Tunnel Dome Architecture, to caputure the best of both world, offering free standing function and enormous living space, plus 2 vestibules at a great weight.


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Crazy about this tent. It has plenty of room for three. Ive heard a little complaint on the weight but i believe thats nonsense. At 6.9lbs its light especially if two are carrying it. It withstood high winds for 2 days along with moderate rain. Plenty of head room and near vertical walls makes this a mansion for 2 people and comfortable for 3. The color is a mellow blue that helps keep the tent cooler in the sun. It could use another vent or 2 but there are little tricks for that. Sweet tent, buy one!
Posted by Yoda Greenleaf, Nov 15, 2010 Star Star Star Star Star

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