Big Agnes Whetstone Shelter 6008-666
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Big Agnes Whetstone Shelter

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Show Description

A simple tarp shelter that makes a great sun shade or group hangout zone at the beach or campsite. The Whetstone Shelter is freestanding, so you can set it up anywhere you can find a patch of level ground. The hooped shape sheds wind and helps it stand tall through seaside gusts.

  • Made of polyester with seams that are taped with waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane tape that contains no PVC or VOCs.
  • 4 interior mesh pockets keep you organized.
  • Strong aluminum poles slide into pole sleeves for easy setup.
  • Pre-attached guylines and tensioners for easy positioning.
  • Includes 4 aluminum hook stakes and a footprint.
  • Multiple loops let you hang up gear or attach a light kit.

Tech specs

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Weight 1.64kg
Ideal for
  • Car camping
  • Beach
Door(s) No door
Fly fabric Polyester
Fly coating Polyurethane
Fly waterproofness

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 Aluminum
Floor length

A measurement based on the longest point of the tent.

Floor width

A measurement based on the widest points of the tent.

Floor area

Square metre measurement of a tent’s usable space. Does not include vestibules.

8.1sq. m
Interior peak height 1.32m
Minimum weight

Includes just the tent, poles, and the fewest pegs and guylines needed to properly set it up.

Packed weight

Includes the full tent with its stuff sack, repair swatches, and all the guylines and pegs.

Packed size 15x58cm
Stuff sack Yes
Seam sealed Yes
Free standing

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.

Made in Vietnam