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Lightweight, compact and versatile, the Abisko Lite is the ideal choice for someone who craves a lightweight four-season tent whilst still having enough room for yourself and your gear.
Lightweight, compact and versatile, the Abisko Lite is the ideal choice for someone who craves a lightweight four-season tent whilst still having enough room for yourself and your gear.
Fjallraven

Fjallraven Abisko Lite 1 Pine Green

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Fjallraven Abisko Lite 1 Pine Green Information

Season : 2021S R

Brand : Fjallraven

Code : 53301.616PIN.Std

What is the Abisko Lite 1?

The Abisko range of tents by Fjallraven are some of the most versatile year round tents available. This Abisko Lite model is entirely focused on lightweight trekking in four-season conditions. Despite the small pack size, the Lite 1 possesses the durability to last years of use and enough room to accommodate extra gear in the vestibule area.

How is the tent constructed?

The Abisko Lite 1 is constructed in a tunnel shape with a single durable pole used to support the main bulk of the tent, and four small poles (only around 30cm in length) used to prop the corners of the tent upright.  The whole tent sits just 90cm high, meaning in strong wind the shape of the tent and the low ceiling allows air to pass over more freely. Moving to the front of the tent, Fjallraven supply you with one large door which gives you wide access into the sleeping area. A mosquito net covers the door into the sleeping area and allows you to roll the main door on the flysheet back, but have the mosquito net zipped for ventilation and insect protection.

What are its features?

Feature wise, you get three total pockets, one big, two small, YKK zippers which won't undo in strong winds, ultra tough reflective guylines to avoid tripping in low light, a clothesline inside to dry wet kit, multiple vents to increase airflow and low-friction pole sleeves to reduce the chance of damage. 

What is the Abisko Lite made from?

The main bulk of the fabric used by the Abisko Lite is Fjallraven's 20D lightweight TripleRip fabric. This tear resistant and extremely light fabric will pack down to very little and weighs next to nothing, while a more burly 40D fabric is used on the groundsheet and the lower flysheet; areas most prone to abrasion. A 3000mm hydrostatic head flysheet provides complete waterproofing, while the 6000mm groundsheet increases the durability and waterproofing even further. 

Summary

The Abisko Lite 1 is a brilliant option for those requiring a lightweight yet durable four-season tent for one user while trekking and backpacking. A long list of ventilation options and Fjallraven's exceptional build quality ensures years of reliable, comfortable and high performance use. 

  • Durable nylon fabrics
  • Large vestibule
  • Lightweight
  • Small pack size
  • Reflective guylines
  • Clothesline inside
  • Auto-lock zippers
  • Four-season rated

How to Care for Your Tent

We know that purchasing a tent is a big investment, that’s why we have such a wide range of options to suit different activities, weather conditions and people, allowing you to choose the perfect one for you. Taking care of your brand new tent can be the difference between heading out for an adventure in the mountains, or having to fork out for a hefty repair bill, or even worse, another replacement tent. Below are our best tips to care for your tent.

Footprint

Before even leaving the shop (or online basket) with your tent, consider a footprint. A footprint is a large water-resistant piece of material which sits underneath your tent to protect it from sharp rocks and wet ground; if this footprint gets damaged, it’s easy to replace and doesn’t cost a fortune; if your tent groundsheet gets damaged, you’ll have to spend at least twice the amount for a repair or replacement.

Don’t Abuse the Poles

The chances are your poles are made from individual aluminium sections connected by elastic; when you come to remove the poles from the tent, don’t pull them out. The best way to remove poles from their sleeve is to place the pole end against your hip and pull the fabric towards you. If you simply attempt to pull the pole out, they’ll disconnect inside, the elastic will stretch and then spring back, potentially trapping the fabric of your tent between the pole sections.

You might also be tempted to flick the poles out so that the elastic snaps them into place in a quickfire fashion. However, this is far from ideal, as if the poles don’t align when they meet, you can easily damage or weaken the end of the pole, leading to future failure which is usually on the wettest and windiest nights!

Collapse Poles From the Centre

When your poles are safely removed from the sleeve, collapse them from the centre to avoid stretching the elastic.

Stuff, Don’t Fold

You were probably told when you were in the Scouts or doing the Duke of Edinburgh Award that the best way to pack your tent away is to neatly fold it into a rectangle, the width of your storage bag, roll it around the poles and pegs and then put it all in the stuffsack. However, whilst very neat and tidy, this method of packing can create permanent creases in the fabric, weaken the waterproofing and eventually split the fabric of your tent. The best solution is to simply stuff the tent fabric into the storage bag, just like you would a sleeping bag, and pack the poles separately. Make sure to leave and end or corner at the top, so that you can easily peg it out if your next campsite is windy. The poles normally have their own stuffsack so they can be packed separately, strapped to the outside of your pack or stored inside, allowing the tent fabric to be compressed for efficient packing.

Store it Dry

Let’s assume you’ve been out with your tent and the weather has been a little on the damp side. You’ve packed your tent away when wet and now you’re back home in the warm and dry with a nice of cup of tea reflecting on your latest adventure. But what about your poor soggy tent? The worst thing you can do is to leave it packed away wet, mildew will grow and eventually rot the tent, rendering it useless. As soon as you’ve finished that cup of tea, wipe off any excess dirt and moisture with a towel, then hang the tent somewhere where it can fully air out; a nice warm spare room or a garage is perfect. Alternatively, when it stops raining, pitch the tent outside in the sunshine to dry off. Let it air for at least 24 hours and once you are sure that it is bone dry it can be packed away for storage. Note - don’t tumble dry or hang the tent over a radiator or other direct heat source.

Don’t Store in the Stuffsack

Like your sleeping bag, it’s best not to store your sleeping bag in its stuffsack unless it has to be compressed for an activity. Leave it in a large duffel bag or supermarket ‘bag for life’ in a cool, well ventilated area so it can breathe.

Avoid Tree Sap

If you’ve ever had sap on your hands, you’ll know how horrible and sticky the stuff is; it’s even harder to remove from your tent flysheet. Pitch away from trees if possible.

Don’t Leave in the Sun

The majority of tents we stock are made from nylon. Nylon is incredibly tough, lightweight and easy to care for, however it will naturally degrade if left out in harsh sunlight for extended periods of time. Try to pitch your tent in the shade or strike the tent (pack it away) during the day. Polyester tents don’t suffer from this quite as badly, but it’s still a good habit to get into.

Leave Sharp Objects Outside

Boots, cooking equipment and other sharp/abrasive objects can all be stored in the vestibule, where there is less chance of it ripping a hole in your fly or groundsheet. You may not want to pop your pet in there, but at least carry a small blanket to avoid their claws damaging your groundsheet.

Technical Information

Total weight: 1650g

Minimum weight: 1380g

Main fabric: 20D TripleRip Nylon, 3000mm

Lower flysheet: 40D TripleRip Nylon, 3000mm

Inner fabric: 15D Ripstop

Floor fabric: 40D nylon, 6000mm

Sizing Information

Stuffed size: 34 x 14cm

Pole diameter: 1 x 9mm, 4 x 8.5mm

Total length: 220cm

Total width: 160cm

Sleeping area width: 70cm

Vestibule width: 65cm

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