ALPS Mountaineering Chaos 2 Tent
If you want to stay dry on your next trip and avoid the hassle of faulty zippers, we have the tents for you! The Chaos is a one continuous pole design, free standing tent that is enhanced with 2 doors for easy entry and 2 vestibules for gear storage and extra weather protection. Extra large #8 zippers make opening and closing the doors and vestibules a breeze. The Chaos has 7000 series aluminum poles that are strong and lightweight. Assembly is really easy with the tent clips that just snap in place over the poles. The poles are all shock corded together as one continuous system. With a factory sealed fly and floor seams, you're sure to stay dry in rainy weather. The polyester fly and floor are urethane coated, factory sealed seams for maximum weatherproofness. The fly buckles to the tent, offering a much more secure attachment when compared to elastic cord. The mesh roof vents increase ventilation and improves star gazing. All these combined features, make the Chaos a great choice for any backpacking trip.
•Free Standing Pole System with 7000 Series Aluminum Poles
•Easy Assembly with Pole Clips that quickly snap over the tent poles
•75D 185T Polyester Fly resists UV damage and stays taut
•Factory Sealed Fly & Floor Seams give best weather protection
•75D 185T Taffeta Floor with 2000mm Coating
•Extra Large #8 Zippers on Doors and Vestibules
•Easy Entry & Great Ventilation with 2 Doors
(both with zippered mesh windows)
•2 Vestibules for gear storage and extra weather protection
•Weatherproof Fly Buckles to tent for maximum adjustability and protection
•Mesh Roof Vents increase ventilation and improve star gazing
•Full Coverage Fly offers maximum protection
•Extra Guy-outs on Fly to stabilize the tent in bad weather
•Fly: 75D, 185T, Poly Taffeta, 1500mm Multi-pass Urethane coating
•Floor: 75D, 185T, Poly Taffeta, 2000mm Multi-pass Urethane coating
•Walls: 75D, 185T, Poly Taffeta
•Mesh: Nylon No See-um Mesh, 40D
•Frame: 8.5mm 7000-series aluminum
Rain fly, 7000 Series Aluminum Poles, Pole Bag, Stake Bag,
7075 Aluminum Stakes, Guy Ropes, Repair Swatches,
Mesh Storage Pocket, and tent Bag
Chaos 2 specs
•Base Size: 4'8 x 7'2
•Center Height: 3'5
•Vestibule Depth: 29"
•Tent Area: 33 sq. ft.
•Vestibule Area: 17 sq. ft.
•Tent and Fly Weight: 4 lb. 14 oz.
•Total Weight: 5 lb. 6 oz.
•Packed Size: 6.5" x 22"
•Pole Diameter: 8.5 mm
•Use Rating: 3 Season
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From Dennis Brune, Owner: I started ALPS Mountaineering, a small company located in rural east central Missouri, with the mission of "providing more gear for more people". We offer performance oriented packs, tents, sleeping bags, furniture & air pads. All of our products are Âconsumer designedÂ for comfortable enjoyable trips that have tough, durable construction for a lifetime of use, and while the products are great, the prices are even better. I have been working in the outdoor industry since 1978 in a variety of design, sales, and marketing positions. A lot of my prior outdoor experience came from running the Kelty brand, which also marketed packs, tents, and sleeping bags. In 1994, Brian, the oldest of our 3 children, was about to enter middle school, so I left Kelty because I wanted to have a more flexible schedule to allow me to be more involved in my familyÂs activities.
As our business has grown, so has our need for good, qualified staff members. We started filling those needs in 2003 when Brian graduated from college with his degree in marketing. While my intention never was to Âonly hire friends and familyÂ, I continued the trend by next hiring my wife, LaRayne. When Adam, our second son, graduated in May of 2006, also with a degree in marketing, we also hired him. In the summer of 2006 we needed even more sales and marketing help, so we next hired our daughter-in-law, Sarah Beth. Our youngest child, Sarah Kristin, graduated from Mizzou in May of 2009 with her degree in communication, and we also said to her, Âcome on board!Â As IÂve happily and very proudly told several people, weÂve Âredefined the family businessÂ. Of course we have plenty of Ânon-BruneÂ employees Â Debbie, Karen, Phil, Sean, Laurie, Zach, Tracy, Jeff, Doug, Spencer Â and we consider them to be part of our extended Âbusiness familyÂ. While we believe in making exceptional products, we also think itÂs equally important to have outstanding employees Â and I can say that weÂre doing a great job of both.
Regarding our products, the challenge we have is to convince you that we can deliver products that offer great designs, are loaded with plenty of features, are made with excellent quality Â AND are also affordable. In our current economic situation, itÂs extra important to evaluate all of our purchases. We think if you do your ÂhomeworkÂ and fairly compare our products to those of our competitors, youÂll see we can offer you the best true value.
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