Hilleberg Akto 1 Camping Tent

The Akto tent provides all year round, multi-season shelter for the solo traveller – a tunnel tent that’s built to last Hilleberg specialises in making supremely functional tents that’re built to endure some serious weather – and the Akto is no different. 20 years of research and tweaking has gone into perfecting the Akto for 4-season use. The Akto’s single-pole tunnel design has been tested in a huge range of weather, from polar expeditions to warm weather bike-packing, and is proven to withstand extreme conditions. It’s not the lightest single-person tent around but you’ll thank the grams in critical conditions when help might be very far away. If you’re after a solo-sized fortress for any weather, this tunnel style single-pole shelter is a sturdy choice – designed for functionality that’ll last for years. [youtube id = yw4OMsrkenU] The best bits A supremely storm-proof tent for the solo traveller with a reputation that precedes it. 12kg tear-strength Kerlon 1200 Outer fabric is four-season weatherproof and super durable. Hilleberg make tents to last a lifetime and the Akto’s Kerlon 1200 construction is central to this. A minimum pack weight of just 1.3kg – the Akto is built to keep weight as low as possible without compromising strength Outer tent walls extend all the way to the ground for extra coverage to protect against snow, sleet and rain. The inner and outer tents pitch simultaneously – a Hilleberg innovation that saves time, hassle and keeps the inner dry when pitching in storms. The inner tent can be replaced with a mesh inner tent, which is sold separately, for warmer weather camping. 9mm DAC Featherlite Poles are built to withstand extreme force when pitched in the correct way. Make sure you follow the pitching instructions closely. All Season single-pole tunnel construction is built to perform. The tunnel design is notoriously effective in high-winds when pitched correctly. Check out Hilleberg’s videos for some helpful hints and tips on pitching in ba