Award Winning Big Agnes Copper Spur UL4 with Free Footprint
Updated and even lighter 2012 model now available!
Planning a group or family backpacking trip in the outdoors and want a roomy, high performance tent with a low carry weight then read on.Big Agnes already have a strong reputation for well designed, reliable, lightweight tents and they have done it again with the ultralight Copper Spur range which comprises four tents including the award winning Copper Spur UL3 and this newly launched Copper Spur UL4. Both these superlative tents have won the Backpacker Magazine Editor’s Choice award, the most prestigious award in the outdoor industry.
This is anultralight four person tent that has been designed to comfortably accommodate four full grown adults, plus their gear, with room to squeeze your dog in too.It is a high specification 3 season tent with all the bells and whistles to satisfy the backpacking community and I challenge you to find another tent that is so roomy for this weight!
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To meet the ultralight camper’s demands for ever lighter gear, the folk at Big Agnes have gone back to the drawing board and cut down the weight again without sacrificing quality or performance.A couple of ways they have achieved this is by the use of smaller-gauge zippers and 15-denier nylon fly that is really tough because its fibers are double-twisted for added strength.This has enabled the Copper Spur UL 4 to achive a trail weight of just 5lb 9oz with the packed weight only adding 8oz taking it to 6lb 1oz.At these specifications you may be tempted to take the optional footprint (12oz) along with you to reduce abrasion and damage to the tent floor from sharp objects and to use as a ground sheet if required.An even lower fast fly weight of 4lb 3oz is possible.
The Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 4 uses the advanced Featherlite NSL pole system from manufacturer Fly Creek UL3, constructed from eco-friendly anodized TH72M aluminium, with press fit connectors and lightweighthubs.This advanced eco-friendly anodizing process eliminates the need for two toxic chemicals and recycles wastewater at the plant.With a single hub/pole design, DAC’s twist clips quickly and easily attach the tent body to the pole frame.An H-clip also attaches the tent body to the cross pole.
The fly and floor are both made from ultralight silicone treated rip-stop nylon with a 1200mm waterproof polyurethane coating whilst the tent body is ultralight breathable nylon rip-stop and polyester mesh which offers excellent bug-free ventilation on the warmest summer evening.There are useful mesh pockets and loops are ready sewn inside to take the Big Agnes wall gear loft (available separately) for additional storage.
The Copper Spur UL4 has two doors and two vestibules so no there is less crawling over someone else’ssleeping area or gear.The two vestiblues have a total area of 27sq ft so there is plenty to space to shelter packs boots and other equipment from the weather and keep the tent body clear. Night time visibility has been considered by the manufacturer who has used reflective webbing on the tent corners and included reflective guylines.
With a massive floor area of 57 sq ft and a generous head height of 50” this is a really roomy tent you can make yourself at home in.All seams are taped with a waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane and despite packing down to a mere 7” x 22” there are 10 superlight eco-anodized aluminum J stakes included.Further size details can be found at the end of this review.
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Big Agnes Copper Spur UL4
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