The only drawback it has is the only pocket inside the it....otherwise totaly heat resistance as far as you have used during summers...at noon time ..the temp. Inside it does not get affected it remain cool....
I have just used it twice and the pole has already broke don't know how as I was very careful with it and the bag that holds the tent togather has already torn from many places from the stitching area apart from that it's good and waterproof used it in muddy rains didn't allow anything to enter in the best part is the ventilation awesome tent if u guys are serious in regards with ur products then please improve on the material of Ur pole and bag except that it's nice I would have given 5 stars.
Comfortable and spacious
Pole material and the bag in which the tent is kep
A tent, best suited for Indian weather. The Black inner lining keeps the tent cooler inside. The silver lining on the outer cover reflects heat. A tent with such technical good features has flaws/ cost cutting at key places. The carry bag of the tent does not have a drag string clamp. This clamp is key to keeping your tent compactly folded in your backpack. To add to this, the strings of the external sheet do not have a length adjuster as well( Both these clamps were available in its predecessor, the arpenaz 3 fresh). I would have also been nice if the interior had more mesh area for better ventilation. If not for these very technical disadvantages the tent is of high quality will give you a very good camping experience.
Quality for the fabric, ligth weight, strong poles
Missing the draw string clamp.
Thanks for your feedback on Arpenaz 3 person Fresh and Black tent. I am glad to hear about the features you liked on the tent.
My answers for the issues you faced with the tent are as below,
1. Length adjuster/ Runner missing: Yes, we did give up the runner keeping in mind the usage of an Arpenaz series of tent. Arpenaz series of tents in Quechua are meant for camping in the lowlands, occasional use, where the winds are not so heavy and we do not need a runner there to keep the tent stable, also helps us not increasing the price of our product and staying aligned with the mission to make our products accessible to more users.
2. Draw Cord clamp: We had the option of either increasing the prices and have a draw cord clamp or give up on it and ensure low price for our user, but still stick to the promise of an Arpenaz product. I will still take this feedback and pass it on to our product manager for the future.
3. More mesh on the inside: To repeat the promise of the Fresh and Black, keeps the tent cool for sleeping comfortably and keeps it dark making it like a black out inside. Adding more mesh, compromises on the promise the tent offers, but still provides the ventilation required for a user on the recommended terrain of the product.
I stay available if you have any further queries.
I ordered this product on Saturday & got home delivery on Monday before 12pm noon. Tent quality is superb & worth for money. Gonna love this site for future purchasing perspective.
Thanks Decathlon for so quick delivery of my all products :)
Fastest delivery (1 day) + Awesome quality
Am very impressed with the cooling effect this tent has. I was able to sleep well till around 10AM under the hot sun. Better than any other tent for hot conditions. Perfect for the heat.
Could have been a little bigger
I bought this tent for a festival, it was easy to put up and stayed cool and dark even in midday sun. I'm a light sleeper and normally get woken as soon as it gets light but was able to sleep in with this tent. The only downside is that this tent is not much bigger than a double airbed so there was only just enough room for my bags. If there was a version with a porch I wouldn't hesitate to buy it.
It is a wonderful little tent, that comfortably fits in myself and another, as well as our things - however, if you are using this to sleep during the day, you may notice that the bottom of the tent lets in light, thus making it not completely blackout - but on the whole not a problem at all. Difficult to get it back into the small bag too, but not too much of a problem. Would definitely recommend this tent to everyone!!
Really easy to set up. Stayed lovely and cool during the day and didn't get sticky at night.
Had use of one of these tents during take-down of a festival. It was so dark that it required a torch to be used inside the tent, even during the day.
"Fresh and dark" is by no means a misleading name.
Would I buy one? If it had a porch, without a moments hesitation. In its current form, without a porch, it is not exactly practical for those attending long festivals in potentially muddy locations.
I used this tent for two festivals this summer and absolutely loved the cool and dark which allows you to stay asleep in the mornings or nap in the afternoon. It was also cosy and watertight in the rain and wind.
Easy to pitch on your own.
I was a bit nervous of the two doors at festivals but it was easy to secure them and great to open both to let the air through and light in during the day.
I have the Fresh Tarp which makes a good addition to give an outdoor seating area, together they make a very good lightweight festival set up for one or two for a weekend.
Not waking up feeling cooked, not waking up at all
No sliders on guys - I thought it was faulty