The Skyscape Scout is mirrored after our Skyscape Trekker in design and features. Constructing the shelter around polyurethane coated 190T Polyester reduces the price considerably for only a small weight and packed size penalty. The Skyscape Scout is a great option for budget hikers getting into lightweight backpacking.
New for 2018 the Skyscape Scout now features new longer 3mm cord rear guy outs (not shown in photos) which provide improved interior height at the foot and increased ventilation at the rear. Also new is the addition of reflective guy outs all around.
All Skyscape models utilize a dual fixed length 45" or 115 cm pole support structure to create an A-frame like structure. This can be achieved through the use of trekking poles or Six Moon collapsible Aluminum and Carbon Fiber Poles (Sold Separately). While both poles work well with the Scout, the Aluminum poles are more lower in price, while the Carbon Fiber poles are half the weight.
The dual pole structure is slightly offset from the center of the tent. The offset yields extra head room when lying down, reducing that claustrophobic feeling. Further, it allows the Skyscape to be extremely rigid when guyed out, creating a structure capable of riding out the worst storms.
The Skyscape employs Hybrid Double Wall construction. Over 80% of the canopy is separated from you by a mesh wall, keeping that wet canopy at bay. The Hybrid Double Wall construction allows the vestibules roll back. On warm summer nights, convert the Skyscape into a net tent, pesky bugs stay outside while you enjoy the views and breezes.
The Skyscape's large side entry door lets you easily enter the tent or retrieve gear . With floor length over 100 inches, the Skyscape accommodates the tallest hikers. You can carry a light tent and still sleep well.
The canopy and floor of the Scout are constructed with 190T Polyester. Since this fabric is used in literally millions of tents, it is very cost effective. Incorporating Polyester fabric into the Scout makes it the most affordable ultralight tent on the market today. The Scout is perfect for those starting to explore the world of ultralight travel.
- Hybrid double wall.
- Vestibules roll back for excellent views and ventilation.
- Dual pole structure is extremely stable in wind and snow.
- Bathtub floor.
- Stash pocket.
- Wide ceiling gives plenty of headroom.
- Extended floor for tall hikers.
- Side entry for easy access.
- Easy setup.
- Packs extremely small.
|Weight (Packed)||1134 g.|
|Packed Size||15" x 5"|
|Fabric (Outer)||190T Polyester|
|Fabric (Floor)||190T Polyester|
|Inner Fabric||40D No See Um|
|Season Rating||3 Season|
|Poles||Double Pole 45" (not included)|