Arpenaz 4 Family camping tent | 4 people

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QUECHUA

Made for A family-sized tent for 4 people wanting a tent with a living area for sitting out of the weather.
Easy to pitch, this 4 person tent has a small living area for sitting round a table out of the weather.

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Advantage
Easy assembly / dismantlingSimple pitching: tent poles with coloured markers.
Capacity3.9 m² large living area (Height 140 cm). 4 people seated around a table. 1 room
Heat reductionLined flysheet above living area for ventilation and to reduce condensation.
Darkness
DurabilityResists wind up to 50 km/h (Force 6):approved in wind tunnels on rotating plate.
WaterproofTested under shower at 200 mm water/hour (tropical rainstorm) and in the field.
Easy maintenance2-year guarantee. Spare parts and pole repair available at Decathlon workshops.
Environmental impactLife cycle comparison: a tent for sleeping and living in
WarrantyAll of our tents can be repaired in your local Decathlon workshop.
Technical Information

1
Ventilation
1 upper rear air vent. Lined flysheet over the living room. Space between the flysheet and the ground all the way round the tent: to allow air to circulate and keep the natural build up of condensation to a minimum.
2
Storage
4 pockets for storing you things in the bedroom. 1 pocket on the side of the living area.
3
Dimensions and weight, folded dimensions
Bedroom 240 cm wide by 210 cm long. Living area: 175 cm x 260 cm max and 140 cm min. Max. headroom in living area: 145 cm. Cylindrical storage bag: 26 cm diameter/57 cm long. Weight: 6.7 kg
4
Poles, pegs.
Poles: All our fibreglass poles are subjected to a double quality control to ensure excellent resistance to breaking. quality control ensures excellent resistance to breaking. Tent pegs: excellent twisting resistance (5 mm diameter steel).
5
Pitching/folding
Only 3 poles to pitch. Pre-pitched sleeping compartment.
6
Wind resistance
We test all of our tents in a wind tunnel with a rotary table to expose each side of the tent to the wind. A properly assembled tent with all the stays in position around the tent should remain habitable,e under wind speeds measuring 50 km/h at ground level.
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Living area
Living area with a surface area of 3.9 m² (Height 140 cm) - room for 4 people seated around a table.
8
Waterproofing
All Quechua tents are laboratory tested: the WHOLE TENT under 200 litres/hour/sqm (200 mm/hour) for 4 hours! as well as in the most. (2000 mm PU-coated polyester fly sheet, 120 g/sqm polyethylene groundsheet, all seams sealed using thermobonded tape). A breathable polyester inner tent under the fly sheet means you aren't in contact with the condensation that forms naturally on the inside of the fly sheet.
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Guarantee
All our tents are guaranteed for 2 years of normal use (your receipt or loyalty card constitutes proof of purchase). In the event of a problem, have your tent checked out in your local Decathlon store.
10
Sun protection
The flysheet fabric filters out UV rays with an SPF of 30. Please note: a large amount of UV can enter through a single open door.
11
A score for comparing products' environmental impact
The product's environmental impacts are calculated across its entire life cycle using various indicators. An overall ABCDE score is attributed to help you more readily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing the same type of product (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.) Decathlon is committed to visually displaying environmental information. For more information visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/
characteristic
NO. OF PEOPLESLEEPS 4

PITCHINGPOLES

BEDROOMS1

WEIGHT6.5 kg

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Information / Concept / Technology
Composition
Flysheet : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Inner fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Groundsheet : 100.0% Polyethylene (PE) Pole : 100.0% Glass - Fibre (FG)

Product test
QUECHUA tent waterproofing is approved for the whole tent under 200 litres of water/hour/sqm (200 mm of rain per hour) for 4 hours. The water column test (=mm schmerbers) only measures fabric waterproofing. Our test means we can prevent any water getting through the seams, flaps, openings, zips, etc. Wind resistance: We test all of our tents in a wind tunnel and on a rotating plate to expose each side of the tent to the wind. Tested in real conditions.

Stockage tips
Storage: after use or cleaning, do not store your tent until it is perfectly dry to prevent odours and mould from forming.

Maintenance tips
1 CLEANING - if needed, clean the tent with soapy water, then rinse (with a hose if possible). Then leave to dry completely. 2 TREE SAP STAINS - Can be very hard to remove Once the stain is fully dry, gently scratch it off while holding an ice cube on the inside of the fabric to make the sap brittle so it will come off more easily. 3 STORAGE - after use or cleaning, do not store your tent until it is perfectly dry to prevent odours and mould from forming.

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Excellent tent, good value
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Used for 1 week or less
We found this tent good value and excellent quality. We faced 50mph winds and driving rain throughout the night and into the fill owing afternoon and it stayed standing and maintained its shape and strength. We were impressed and would recommend.
Easy to put up and put away even in bad weather
None that I can think of
Ace
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Brilliant tent
Great tent
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Took my two young children on their first camping trip with this tent.
It fit a double mattress and a toddler bed, the 3 of us were very cosy. (It wouldn't fit two mattresses, if that is what you're looking for).
It was easy to assemble/disassemble and fit back in the bag. Packs quite compact and is particularly light to carry, bonus!
The porch area was great for all the extra gear and even managed to store a buggy as well.
It didn't rain, so I can't comment on that.
Overall a great tent for the price.
Plenty of room, porch area quite big
Great for the price
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
We brought this as we were going to glastonbury and wanted something a bit bigger and with more space.

It says 4 man but I don't think it would be comfortable as a 4 man, 3 man would be ok, but there was just two of us. It meant we could have the space to 'unpack' and not struggle to get changed with both of us in the tent at the same time. I'm just over 6ft and I couldn't stand up, but I knew this prior to purchasing it and found it not really to be an issue. For the price it certainly was well worth it.

It kept dry, and the porch was certainly of added benefit to store everything muddy in.

If you are looking for a 'cheapish' tent (I know that sounds bad but it isn't) then buy it, worth the money and from a very decent brand of tents. You'd be unlikely to find something as good as this for a similar amount.
Space, Porch, Ease of putting up and taking down
Fantastic tent and easy to put up and down!
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Used for 1 week or less
I was able to put this tent up and down in less than 10 minutes by myself. The inside and outer layers are connected so all you have to do is insert 3 poles and peg it down!

Has enough room in the front to sit comfortably on chairs when it's raining or cold. Couldn't quite fit 2 double air beds in but still enough room for 4 people in the tent.
So easy to put up!
Not quite big enough for two double air beds
Does not come with ground sheet!
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
We were disappointed that the front of the tent doesn't meet the ground to attach a ground sheet. Once the tent was up we realised a ground sheet is not provided, so we were forced to buy one separately. I recently saw that the Arpenaz 4.1 comes with a fitted ground sheet that meets the base of the tent. For the £10/15 difference get the 4.1. When is rains the front of the tent gets wet inside.
Quick to put up
Comes with no ground sheet
Response of the brand
Hello,
Thank you for sharing your feedback concerning the Quechua Family 4 Tent.
This product is produced without a groundsheet to have the best value/ratio product for the whole European market.
You are right if you would like to have a tent with groundsheet you should choose one of these models:
http://www.decathlon.co.uk/arpenaz-41-family-tent-4-man-id_8294502.html
http://www.decathlon.co.uk/arpenaz-42-family-tent-4-man-id_8294503.html
If you are not satisfied you can return the product to your closest store for an exchange or a refund.
Kind regards,
Reka Engel Angyal UK Market Manager Mountain sports DECATHLON
Much better than I thought
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I thought it was a bit flimsy when I put it up but it lasted in 45 mile an hour winds with ease and torrential rain for 7 hours not a drop of rain came in could do with a ground sheet for the front part other wise cannot fault
Easy to put up by one person 10 mins most
Bit tight for 4 persons
QUECHUA ARPENAZ FAMILY 4 Tent
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Used for 1 week or less
Great bargain, good quality, withstood 4hrs of rain no leaks. Not quite as big as images portray could be classed as good 3 man tent 4 is a squeeze.
Quick and easy to pitch nice, withstood rain
A bit tight for 4
Arpenaz 4.1
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
The tent stood upto some very strong winds. It was comfortable in use. Door zip went in wind & roof vent allowed rain in when windy. Good value tent where you can stand up in living area.
Good size tent, adjustable straps are usefull
Roof Vent allows water in with wind. Poor door zip
Fantastic buy
Delighted with this simple and inexpensive tent. Very roomy for two or three with a good size porch for sitting in. Like the fact that the porch has no groundsheet as this allows better ventilation and spillages don't matter. Has stood up to torrential rain in a thunder storm without any leaks, which is more than I can say for my £500 inflatable tent.