The Tarra combines the shape of a tunnel tent with the structural principles of geodesic design by making use of the best qualities of each. This model is most suitable for application in bad weather as it is encountered at great elevations and in very exposed places. It is easier to pitch than other tents of geodesic design because of the hooks clipping on to the external poles. The spaciousness resembling that of a tunnel tent impresses people who do not expect this from a geodesic.
The innovative details that we employ make sure that it performs as well as it feels once holed up inside. The vent high up in the roof ensures good ventilation while it is safely under the external cover.
The Tarra is frequently used on journeys where people travel to the polar environments, on high mountain adventures and out-of-the-way places where a safe tent is essential. Stability for this type of tent and low weight make it a good choice when strong winds can be the daily fare. Staika appeals to people who smile at gloomy weather reports.
The construction is self-supporting which makes it easy to pitch in awkward places. However, guy lines should always be put to use ensuring that wind does not hurl the tent away.
OUTER TENT FABRIC: KERLON 1800
COLOURS: GREEN AND RED
* Min. weight: 3.4 kg / 7 lbs 8 oz ~ packed weight: 3.9 kg / 8 lbs 9 oz
(Minimum weight includes inner tent, outer tent and poles while packed weight refers to the complete tent)
A complete tent consists of inner and outer tent with guylines and runners, poles, pegs, stuff bags, spare pole section, repair sleeve and instructions.
* inner tent height: 42 in. ~ area inner tent: 30.1 ft² ~ area vestibules: 14 ft² each
~ Outer tent fabric in Kerlon 1800.
~ Inner tent fabric in water repellent and venting nylon.
~ Heavy duty nylon ground sheet with PU coating, high bathtub floor.
~ Pole attachment with hooks – facilitates pitching of larger dome and geodesic tents.
~ Four poles of equal length.
~ Adjustable peg loops.
~ Full size no-see-um netting in near-vertical inner tent entrances (with covering panel).
~ Very spacious vestibules for (wet) gear, meals, etc.
~ Asymmetric entrances allow “dry” entry in any weather.
~ Large, fully adjustable vent high up in the roof, protected from the weather. Venting possible at the entrances for sufficient through-draft.
~ Versatile guy line attachments.
~ Linked inner and outer tents set up simultaneously – both can also be pitched separately.
~ Loops for clothes line and pockets in the inner tent.
Pitching of inner tent requires extra pole-holder kit - see accessories.
Tarra is Sami and describes the edge of a rock.
Poles: Aluminum 9 mm dia
Pole length: 4 x 146.5 in. (372cm)
Stuffbag, pole bag, peg bag, guy lines, line runners, spare pole section, pole repair sleeve, and instructions.