Quickhiker Ultralight Bivouacking/Hiking/Trekking Tent - 2-Man, Light Grey



Made for 2 people bivouacking, trekking or on a hiking trip, looking for a lightweight, compact tent with storage space.
Quechua's lightest and most compact 2-man bivouac tent. Quick to pitch and take down. 2 doors. Room for bags and equipment in the side porch (storage area).

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Easy transportWeight: 1.96 kg which is 0.98 kg/person. Cover: 5 litres. Ø 13cm x 38 cm.
Capacity~60 cm per person. Bedroom height 95 cm. 2 doors/1 porch/1 pocket.
Easy assembly / dismantlingQuick pitch: pre-assembled bedroom and flysheet Poles attached to tent.
DurabilityWind resistance: 70 km/h (Force 8): tested in wind tunnel on rotating platform.
WaterproofShower tested under 200 mm water/hour/sqm (tropical rain) and field tested.
Heat reductionFlysheet. Doors with mosquito nets. 2 vents for air flow.
Environmental impactLife cycle comparison: tent for sleeping - sustainability.decathlon.com
Warranty2 years. REPARABILITY: all our tents can be repaired in your usual Decathlon workshop.
Technical Information

Dimensions and weight, Folded size
Cover with compression straps: Ø 12 cm x 40 cm Volume: 4.5 litres Weight: 1.96 kg A second basic cover is provided to save weight, if necessary.
Length of bedroom: 210 cm Width of bedroom: 130 at shoulders, 110 cm at head and 80 cm at feet. Bedroom height: 95 cm Boosters (1-piece poles) in the 4 corners increase the tent's usable volume. 60 m wide (at widest point) porch provides storage space that doesn't obstruct bedroom entrance. Storage for two 50 litre backpacks. 1 side pocket to store possessions.
Poles, tent pegs
Poles: Lightweight, 9 mm "DAC Featherlite NSL" aluminium poles providing maximum breakage and frost resistance. Tent pegs/stakes: durable, lightweight, aluminium, corner pegs.
Pitching/Taking down
Quick to pitch/take down. Pre-assembled flysheet and bedroom. Poles are attached to sleeves in tent, so you can save precious time when pitching. It is just as quick to take down. To store the tent in the cover, simply attach the poles together in elastics (once folded), fold up the tent until it's roughly the width of the cover and then tightly roll up the tent and poles.
All Quechua tents are laboratory tested (whole tent under 200 L/sqm/h for 4 hours) as well as field tested. 40 denier polyester flysheet, PU coating (inside) and silicone coating (outside), 75 denier polyester ground sheet. All seams are sealed using thermobonded tape. Bedroom in breathable, water repellent 40D polyester and mosquito netting to help prevent contact with condensation .
Wind resistance
We test all our tents in a wind tunnel on a rotating platform where we can expose each side of the tent to the wind. To test its wind resistance, the tent must be properly pitched, taut but not stretched, with all the guy ropes in position around the tent. It should remain habitable at wind speeds of 70km/h, measured near ground level.
Ventilation and condensation prevention
Bedroom with mosquito netting for ventilation and water repellent fabric to prevent condensation and draughts. Large vent at front of tent's fly sheet and additional vent at feet end. To reduce condensation inside your tent, it must be properly assembled, with the fabric kept taut without over-stretching. Use of vents and good air circulation will help reduce humidity inside your tent.
Sun protection
The flysheet fabric has an SPF rating of 30 and filters out UV rays. Please note: a significant amount of UV radiation can pass through a single open door. Protect your skin.
Eco design
20% recycled material for reduced environmental impact.
All tents sold by Decathlon are guaranteed for 2 years of normal use (your receipt or loyalty card is used as proof of purchase). In the event of a problem, have your tent checked out in your local Decathlon store. For spares parts and pole repairs visit your Decathlon store workshop.
A score for comparing products' environmental impact
A product's environmental impact is calculated across its entire life cycle using various indicators. An overall ABCDE score is allocated so you can identify more easily those products with the best environmental performance by comparing similar products (T-shirts, trousers, backpacks, etc.). Decathlon is committed to visually displaying environmental information. For further information, visit: http://sustainability.decathlon.com/




Information / Concept / Technology
Outer fabric : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Inside room : 100.0% Polyester (PES) Pole : 100.0% Aluminium

Product test
QUECHUA tents are assembled and tested for waterproofing in tropical rain conditions (200 L water/sqm/h) for 4 hours to ensure no water gets in through the seams, flaps, openings and zips etc. The water column test (=mm schmerbers) measures the fabric's waterproof properties. Wind resistance: tents are set up in a wind tunnel with a rotating platform to expose each side of the tent to the wind. We also carry out numerous field tests in real-life conditions.

Stockage tips
Storage: after use or cleaning, ensure your tent is perfectly dry before storing to prevent odours and mould from forming.

Maintenance tips
1 CLEANING - clean the tent with soapy water, if needed, and then rise (hose down if possible). Then dry thoroughly. 2 RESIN STAIN - very difficult to remove: once dry, scratch carefully and position an ice cube on the inner surface to make it more brittle so that it will flake off more easily. 3 STORAGE – after use or cleaning, ensure your tent is perfectly dry before storing to prevent odours and mould from forming..


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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I used this tent during a short basic mountaineering course in the Himalayas. For most of the time it was pitched in Base Camp (elevation 10,955 feet).
The tent (Decathlon Quickhiker UL2) performed well. It was wide enough to fit one person and backpacks and the vertical side walls helped increase interior space.
The tent had enough space in the small side vestibule for 2 pairs of boots, helmet, ice axe, harness, rain gear. It was extremely well ventilated. Although there was condensation on the inside of the fly, there was almost no condensation in the inner tent - worked exactly as designed.

I used the tent in rain and moderate wind but did not use it in below freezing conditions or snow. The tent was bright and cheery inside making it easy to find stuff inside the tent, but on the flip side, due to the greenhouse effect, it got very hot very fast, whenever the sun was out.

I didn't use a groundsheet but the floor didn't get damp even though I didn't move the tent for 7 days at a stretch. The tent needs to be pegged out taut to prevent the fly sagging and touching the inner tent.
Great tent
Used for More than 2 years
I have used this tent on 4 cycling camping trips in Germany Australia France and Spain. It’s seen night after night of heavy rain, some decent winds, cold as well as hot mosquito weather..it still pitches perfectly every Time, not a single defect after a total of 7 weeks moving every day...never leaked, has just enough storage in the alcove for shoes, helmets and food bags cooker and kit, sleeps 2x 5’4” ladies perfectly comfortably. We can both sit up in it..At 1.8kg it fits neatly in my bike pannier and is one of the lightest you’ll find with dual entry that does the job so well, I wouldn’t swap it for anything more expensive, it also goes up neat and easy every time takes about 6-7mins, packs away nicely in its 2 bags equally as well, simply pack it the way it unfolded and your tent will stay clean and easy to pack. I added a few extra ultra lite tent pegs. Only criticism I could have is that it gets a bit of condensation on very cold nights between the outer and inner, but that’s common in most small tents with 2 people breathing inside on a cold night, it dries easy before packing away and it’s not on the inside.
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Used for 1 week or less
Bought to replace the older tunnel lightweight tent so I could have two side access points.
Difficult to push the pole into place and on opening in the morning water dripped inside the tent. I do not like the poles being permanently attached to the tent and have yet to fold back the tent into its pack. This looks like being a job.
There was also water on top of the inner tent - very worrying as the rain was very light indeed. The older tents were always waterproof.
Not enough tent pegs?
Used for 1 week or less
How many tent pegs come with it? I got 6. I think minimum needed is 8
Used for More than 1 year
Solid, reliable tent. We've had this tent for over a year now with my girlfriend. We used it a lot, on week long hikes. We got caught in a mountain storm with the heaviest rain and extremely strong winds. The tent held just great! And the pegs don't bend ever.
goot tent but no spare parts avaialable
Used for More than 1 year
I am pleased with the tent, it is light and small but useful. Can fully sit. But, one of the poles broke (someone fell on the tent) and I haven't been able to find the spares to fix it. No other spares fit it.
Used for More than 2 years
Great little tent for one person. Might be a bit small for 2 + backpacks. Very easy and fast setting up and pulling down. Light weight. Well waterproof if you treat it like you should! (been around N.P. USA, Canada, Alaska and Europe in freezing, hot and wet conditions. Bottomliner got a bit perforated I guess on stony surfaces so no longer waterproof. Tent is though. Very good value for it's price !
Bantastic product
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Purchased last year for bikepacking/wildcamping. Compared to all the mainstream manufacturers I think it's an unbeatable combination of everything I wanted. Small, light pack size, loads of room, great quality. Pointless to bivi when you can have a great little light tent. Miles better than an Vango Banchee 200 - and same money (Banchee is tiny in comparison)
Had 10 nights out in it so far. Once woke to find everything frozen but still warm in the tent ( I have got a decent ground mat).
Haven't been in much wind or rain but I'd be surprised if it was an issue.
Despite good ventilation I have still had condensation on cold nights - but that's unavoidable I think. Fine when warmer outside.
Plenty of room for 2 to sleep but wouldn't be much room for bags unless you can squeeze them in the porch.For wild camping I'd prefer it to be a darker colour but I haven't been spotted yet while out! Pitch late/break early anyway.
Looking forward to more trips.
Compact and lightweight
Used for 7 to 12 months
Tricky to pitch at first, but gets easier with each successive attempt. Not enough pegs are provided to properly stay all ropes and rings.
Amazing value for a low price lightweight tent
Used for More than 1 year
Spacious for one and big enough for two on lightweight adventures. I have used it in Scotland on sea kayak expeditions brilliant in snow wind and rain and back packing nice and lightweight for two people a great easy pitch good value tent I love it.
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