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Big Agnes Blacktail 3 Hotel Tent

Big Agnes Blacktail 3 Hotel Tent
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Details

The Blacktail series remains as one of the longest-running tent series - a tried and true shelter with excellent value for backpackers who want a super comfortable tent to bring on the trail.

The Blacktail Hotel features a massive, side-entry vestibule attached to the fly for bikes, climbing gear, or your best furry friend. Double doors, a simplified symmetrical pole structure, and additional dry storage make backcountry trips with a smelly partner-or three-more comfortable than you may have thought possible.

Floor Area: 4.1m² / 44ft²
Weight: 2.86kg / 6.31 lbs
Vestibule Area: 2.6m² + 0.8m² / 28ft² + 9ft²
Design Type: Freestanding

Features

Light enough for the backcountry, and strong enough for the front country--the Blacktail Hotel gives you, your gear, or your dog a little more space

Fly features one extended, pole-supported, side-entry vestibule, and one quick-access vestibule

Symmetrical pole structure with pre-bent poles for increased head space

Dual-zipper door allows for easy entry. Use only one zipper for quick reach-through access

Two fly vents for increased air flow and reduced condensation

Low Vent feature on the vestibule doors for more air flow while still providing vestibule coverage

Media pockets enable clean earbud-cord routing from phones or other devices

Quick Stash door keeper on tent body door makes stowing unzipped door quick and easy

Reflective guy lines and webbing on tent corners

Multiple interior loops for attaching gear lofts, accessories and mtnGLO® Tent & Camp Lights

To extend the life of your tent floor we recommend using a Big Agnes footprint - sold separately

Recommended Use

Backpacking

Seasons

3 Season  

Sleeping Capacity  

3 Person

Weight

2.86 kg / 6.31 lbs

Floor Area

4.1 m² / 44 ft²

Vestibule Area

2.6m² + 0.8m² / 28ft² + 9ft²

Peak Height

112 cm / 44 in

Packed Size

18 x 56 cm / 7 x 22 in

Floor Dimensions

229 x 178 cm / 90 x 70 in 

Number of Doors

2 Doors

Number of Poles

4 Poles

Pole Material

Aluminum

Pole Diameter

9.5 mm

Fly Fabric

Polyester/polyurethane coating

Tent Body

Breathable polyester/polyester mesh

Floor Fabric

Polyester/polyurethane coating

Design Type

Freestanding

Footprint

Sold Separately

Footprint Weight

283 g / 10 oz

Gear Lofts

Sold Separately – fits triangle, wall, and square

Fly and floor have 1500mm waterproof polyurethane coating

Tent body is polyester breathable and polyester mesh

All seams taped with waterproof polyurethane tape

Lightweight aluminum pole system with prebends

Plastic clips attach tent body to pole frame 

4 interior mesh pockets, 2 media pockets & 8 lightweight aluminum hook stakes 

Gear loft loops included

Footprint - sold separately

Fast Fly setup available

Fits the Large Trapezoid, Triangle, Large Wall, Wall & Square gear lofts - sold separately

Tent and Footprint Cleaning and Care Instructions:

Storage:

Always make sure your tent is dry and free of debris before storing. Fold and roll your tent a different way each time to avoid permanent creases. Store in a cool, dry place. Never leave your tent in hot temperatures (such as a car trunk or attic space) for long periods of time, as it will damage the material coatings. Storing your tent damp can result in mildew growth, which may cause your tent to smell, leak, or delaminate. Mildew damage is not covered under warranty.

Cleaning:

For light cleaning, sponge the product with warm water (not hot).

For more thorough cleaning you will need:
-Wash basin (or bath tub)-Warm water (not hot)
-Waterproof Gear Cleaner (we recommend products like Nikwax Tech Wash)
-Sponge

1. Submerge your gear in warm, clean water. Gently agitate with hands. Empty dirty water. Repeat until most of the excess dirt/grime is removed and water is mostly clear.
2. Apply waterproof gear specific wash and gently work into fabric with sponge.
3. Rinse gear thoroughly.
4. Hang it up to dry.
5. Triple check that your gear is completely dry before storage or use.

*Do not dry clean or machine-wash. Detergents and dry cleaning solvents will damage the fabric and ruin waterproofing.
*Never use hot water, bleach, liquid detergents, or dishwashing liquids.
*Allow to dry COMPLETELY before storage or use.
*Avoid prolonged direct sunlight as UV exposure can compromise waterproofing.

Seam Sealing:

Big Agnes tents are seam sealed as part of our manufacturing process! This seam tape alone is durable enough to prevent water leakage. Any seams that have been taped do not need to be seam sealed with a liquid sealer unless you want extra protection. Make sure the seam-sealer is completely dry before re-packing your tent. Damage caused by misapplication may void warranty.

Zippers:

Keeping your zippers clean will help keep the coils and sliders from wearing out. If filled with dirt, vacuum or brush zippers before storing tent. We recommend Gear Aid Zipper Cleaner and Lubricant.

All Big Agnes tents are guaranteed against manufacturing or material defect. We do not warranty products damaged from normal wear and tear, alteration made by owner, misuse, accidents or damages caused by uses other than intended. Damage due to misuse, normal wear and tear, or improper care may be repaired, at the discretion of Big Agnes, at a reasonable charge. Tents returned for repair must be clean and free of debris.

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Blacktail Hotel (Captioned)