Secure in all conditions, the architecture of the Black Diamond Squall creates a roomy feel for 3 people. The big, 4-season design suits mountaineering or adventures that could include nights of rough weather. Part of the Doublelight Series, it incorporate double-walled mesh and nylon with a fast-pitch hub that integrates the entire frame into one streamlined unit. The pole geometry is designed to stand up to gnarly mountain weather and the dual doors and vestibules give you space to cook, melt snow and pile your gear.
- Hubbed three pole setup uses variable diameter DAC featherlite poles to create a stable freestanding design.
- Polyester mesh in the canopy is no-see-um proof.
- Vents at front, rear, and top.
- 50/50 mix of reflective pole sleeves and clips.
- Use the just the fly and footprint to create a super-light minimal shelter.
- Double layer doors have a mesh layer for ventilation and a nylon layer for warmth.
|Canopy mesh||Polyester mesh|
|Floor fabric||70-denier nylon|
The standard test for coated fabrics uses a standing pipe (column) filled with water. The figures given are the water column height. A 1000mm coating allowed no leaks after 1 minute under 1000mm of water.
|Fly fabric||40-denier polyester|
|Fly coating||Silicone and polyurethane|
The standard test for coated fabrics uses a standing column (a pipe) filled with water. The figures given are the column height. A 1000mm coating allowed no leaks after 1 minute under 1000mm of water.
|Pole||DAC Featherlite NSL 7001 T6 aluminum|
A measurement based on the longest point of the tent.
A measurement based on the widest points of the tent.
Square metre measurement of a tent’s usable space. Does not include vestibules.
|Interior peak height||1.22m|
Includes just the tent, poles, and the fewest pegs and guylines needed to properly set it up.
Includes the full tent with its stuff sack, repair swatches, and all the guylines and pegs.
|Pole diameter||9.6 mm, 9mm|
|Vestibule area (secondary)||0.72sq. m|
|Vestibule area (primary)||1.27sq. m|
These tents can be set up without stakes or pegs on any type of ground. All tents should be anchored or weighted, so they don't blow away.