Current lead time :  October 2021
Attention : Orders will be closed between the 6th and the 29th of August

2 persons - from 1095 to 1910g 

                                           

The Aston tipi has been conceived to protect two person from bad weather while keeping weight to a minimum. It comfortably accommodates two people with the innertent, and three people without it. For people taller than 1m85 (6'1"), it is recommended to use the bigger model Aston XL.

The Aston tipi has 8 anchor points to the ground, as well as 7 guylines points, for excellent wind resistance. Unlike most tipis, the central pole is shifted forward, outside of the inner tent. This allows for a pleasant living space between sleepers.


Details :
  • Large vestibule
  • Polyester fabric doesn't expand when exposed to moisture
  • Adjustable fasteners
  • Sealed seams
  • Quick and easy pitching by one person
  • Rainfly pitches first
  • Rainfly and inner tent can be pitched independently
  • Large vent above the vestibule to manage condensation
  • The door can be opened without wetting the inner tent


Dimensions : Side view and above view


Specifications

You can choose between two versions of this tent,  N or R. Both have the same dimensions, but use different fabrics and zipper.

  • Aston N is the normal version, the best choice for most hikers and travellers. Fabrics are light yet strong.
  • Aston R is the reinforced version, for long-distance trips and rough terrain. Fabrics have been chosen with emphasis on resistance and durability, and zippers are stronger.

Aston N
Aston R
Rainfly
Silpoly 20D (2.500mm) dark olive
Silpoly 40D (3.500mm) olive green
Inner fabric
85% Solid inner + 15% netting
85% Solid inner + 15% netting
Groundsheet
Nylon PU 40D (10.000mm)
Nylon PU 70D (10.000mm)

Ground fasteners

Lineloc + 2mm PES/dyneema cord

Lineloc + 2mm PES/dyneema cord

Zippers
YKK #5 (standard)
YKK #8 (strong)
Guylines included

1.5mm PES/dyneema x7

1.5mm PES/dyneema x7

Volume (diam x length)
15 x 35 cm
15 x 42 cm
Weight :
Rainfly + innertent

565 g + 530 g = 1095 g

750 g + 680 g = 1430 g

Weight : Mix of 15 pegs

180 g
180 g
Weight : Pole optional
(you can use your trekking poles or pole extension instead)
300 g
300 g

MAX weight :
Rainfly + inner + pegs + pole

1575 g
1910 g

Weight hike with trekking poles :
Rainfly + inner + pegs

1275 g
1610 g

Due to slight differences in fabric coating, announced weights may vary around +/-5% : More information about the different fabrics.


Rainfly optionsSeam sealing :
 You can do it yourself with a silicone sealant : it reduces our manufacturing time and therefore the price.


Custom color :


Current stock color
Availables colors
Version N
Dark Olive
Link here
Version R
Olive Green
Link here

If you wish one of the available color, please select the "custom color" option and tell us via email your choice.


Ground fasteners by webbing + stainless rings : +95g

This option changes the linelocs fasteners for adjustable loops of webbing. The adjustment is very easy, ultra-durable and gives large versatility on snow or other difficult terrains. See photo here.


Change fabric for Silnylon 40D :

This option allows you to change the rainfly fabric for silnylon 40D (green). More information about the fabrics here.


Options for the innertent Mosquito netting only: -80g for N version

Changes the windproof yellow fabric for mosquito netting. Recommended for use in hot countries.


Ultralight ground fabric -60g

Changes the ground fabric for ultralight silpoly 20D PU 4000mm fabric. It saves weight, but you will need to be very careful, or use it with an extra groundsheet.


Accessories

Stakes : 180g

A set of 15 stakes is available : we chose high quality aluminium stakes made in the Netherlands :
  • 8 Rockpin stakes to anchor your tipi on the hardest grounds
  • 7 UL duraluminium stakes for guylines when the weather turns bad.

Photo of the set here.


Extension tube : 33g

The required length of the central pole is 155cm. We advise to use both of your trekking poles strapped together with the included webbing. This solution is the lightest and very resistant : instuctions here (pdf).

If you use a single trekking pole, you can use the tube extension : this aluminium tube allows you to gain about 25cm of height on your trekking pole.


Mostert central pole : 300g

If you do not use trekking poles, a light and strong mostert pole is available.


2 separate carrying bags :

This option allows you to get 2 separate bags instead of a single one:  one for the rainfly and one for the innertent.


Footprint :

Corresponding footprint is available on this page.


Pitching

Pitching instructions : pdf

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Aston

  • Product Code: Tipi Aston
  • Availability: made on order
  • 515.00€


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