Is the Big Agnes Fly Creek freestanding?

Is the Big Agnes Fly Creek freestanding?

The Fly Creek HV UL2 is a semi-freestanding tent. It has a single hub pole design that creates the front entrance, the back ridge pole comes down in the middle, and the back corners need to be staked out.

What does HV mean for Big Agnes?

High Volume
Its namesake claim is HV, which stands for High Volume. Big Agnes accomplishes this with a four-way hub design that spreads the poles at an almost-flat angle above the tent to stretch the headroom, and a separate brow pole adds even more.

Is the Big Agnes waterproof?

Your Big Agnes tent comes fully waterproofed. Over time, washing, wear and tear, and UV damage can degrade the waterproof coatings.

Where is Big Agnes made?

The sleeping bags and other big Agnes products are made in Guangdong Province. Gamber, 37, credits Johnson, 50, with carrying out the “big thinking” that brought the Big Agnes bag to reality through a thoughtful business plan.

Which is big Agnes Fly Creek HV ul 2?

The Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL 2 is the latest generation of ultralight Fly Creek line of tents, boasting increased interior volume by using a steeper door and sidewalls. How significant is the change and what other improvements have been made to this backpacker favorite?

How much does a big Agnes Fly Creek tent weigh?

Our Verdict The Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL2 tent is a lightweight performance double-wall tent that weighs in at a scant 37 ounces, including stakes. It performs well in a wide variety of conditions, but its weak point is that its pole structure doesn’t hold up well in high crosswinds.

Which is better big Agnes copper spur or Fly Creek?

The Fly Creek has a few small pockets that are adequate for stashing your things. The Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 is a more comfortable, two-door tent that is a great lightweight choice for two people, along with the NEMO Dagger 2, and the ultimate contender for comfort, scoring the only 10 out of 10 in the review, the REI Half Dome 2 Plus.

How big is big Agnes tiger wall UL2?

Among two-door-and-vestibule designs, the Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL2 is one of the lightest tents on the market. With a minimum weight of 2 pounds 3 ounces, it’s an impressive 9 ounces lighter than the Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 and easily undercuts popular options like Nemo’s Dagger (3 pounds 5 ounces) and MSR’s Hubba Hubba NX (3 pounds 8 ounces).