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Zerogram RACEK Alpine 3 Tents

Zerogram RACEK Alpine 3 Tents

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Zerogram? Seriously? One of the the heavier tents in the market. C'mon guys get serious.
Anybody able to find out more information about this tent? I found the japanese product page (https://www.zerogram.co.jp/product/racek3-tent/) which thankfully has a diagram on how to pitch the tent, but it be also great to have some real reviews, especially how "alpine" this tent really is (how does it handle in strong wind, heavy snow, ease of pitching, vestibule practicality for cooking/boiling water, storing gear etc).
How is a 6 lbs tent even considered a lightweight backpacking tent?
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True. But the maker's name and their “Though, in theory, there is no material that weighs nothing, we dream of developing weightless equipment.” seemed sillly
Jwalche
This tents meant for more serious weather. Take a look at how the poles cross each other and how they extend into the vestibule. 3 season backpacking tent and a 4 season tent have different standards for weather protection, hence UL in terms for a more weather ready tent.
The description says single wall, but also that there's a rain fly. These are mutually exclusive options - unless there's something really weird going on. Is this a single skin tent or not? If it *is* a single skin tent but still needs a rain fly, what's the point?
satanas
The tent is single wall, however the top has a mesh ventilation opening to allow for true four season use. If you check their website, they show the rainfly, it is a small covering to cover the top mesh opening of the tent. O believe they are trying to afford the option of less weight when weather is desirable. Hope this helps, I'm including their link for the UL, it has good pictures to exaplin what I am trying to say. Best of luck! https://zerogramgear.com/product/racek-alpine-ul-3-tent/
Vader
Thanks, I think! It looks like the vent is permanently open, so the rainfly is effectively a small umbrella which covers it (attached how?). I assume the weight difference between the two variants is due to lighter weight fabric in both the rain fly/umbrella and the vestibule section of the tent.
My past experience with single wall tents has been that the seams always leak if it rains, so I wonder if this one is any different. At least the multiple vents should reduce condensation.