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New Golite Tent

Postby WarDamnPanic » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:47 am

Stores should have them by mid-march, Website says late-April for online sales.

http://www.golite.com/Imogene-UL2-P47000.aspx

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Our lightest weight free-standing tent ever. Roomy enough for two, light enough for one. Setting the standard for ultra-lightweight livable space.
Trail Weight: 2 lbs 6 oz. | 1.07 kg
Packaged Weight: 2 lbs 11 oz. | 1.22 kg

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Re: New Golite Tent

Postby HuskyRunner » Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:04 pm

Looks like a nice tent, any idea what the price will be? 30 Square feet for 2 people is fine for a little while but is a little tight.

Another interesting shelter coming out from Mountainsmith this spring: http://mountainsmith.com/index.php/tents-sleeping-bags/tents/mountain-shelter-lt.html
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Re: New Golite Tent

Postby yedi » Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:18 pm

That Mountainsmith reminds me a lot of the Integral Designs Silshelter:

http://www.moontrail.com/integral-designs-silshelter.php

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Re: New Golite Tent

Postby WarDamnPanic » Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:46 pm

Price on the website says $250

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Re: New Golite Tent

Postby MUni Rider » Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:20 pm

New one from Big Agnes. I just got a new tent last year, but this one makes me want a new tent again. 2 lbs, full tent.

https://www.bigagnes.com/Products/Detail/Tent/scoutul2
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Re: New Golite Tent

Postby RosieTheSummiter » Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:06 pm

I prefer something more along the lines of the Mega Princess Elite which features the tent - air matress combination.
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Re: New Golite Tent

Postby GregMiller » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:02 pm

FYI the Golite store in Denver had the Imogene UL2 and UL3, and has a UL2 set up.
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Re: New Golite Tent

Postby pvnisher » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:51 pm

At 78 inches long you'd better not be vertically advantaged. Most tents need to be 92" for me not to be pressing against them with my bag at head or foot.

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