Make sure camp area is free from sticks, stones and other items which could damage the groundsheet or cause discomfort.
Lay the inner tent out on the ground and peg it out.
Assemble gold and silver poles and thread them through the colour coded pole sleeves.
Insert one end of each pole into the eyelets at the pegout points then push the poles into the sleeves.
Push the poles fully into the sleeve from the other end in pairs, one gold and one silver.
Clip the plastic pole clips on the inner canopy to the poles.
Place the tent outer over the top and ensure the red buckles on the inner and outer are aligned.
Connect outer tent to peg out points using the buckles.
Assemble the bronze poles and thread them through the external pole sleeves on the vestibules.
Peg out and tension the vestibules.
Connect the outer to the poles and inner using the velcro tabs and pole ties inside.
Tension the tent by adjusting the buckles at the peg out points.
Peg and tension the guylines as required.
When Folding the tent away, reverse the process - remember to scan the area for any run away pegs and make sure you take all your rubbish home.
With the Groundsheet side of the inner on the floor, make it square before folding it into thirds, with the flysheet, gather all of the 'hoods' of the porches together and lay the tent out neatly on the ground, roll up the two parts of the tent together with the poles and pegs in the middle. The metal poles in the hood can bend out of shape if it is rolled a number of different ways, try to roll these flat without causing them to bend much when packing away.
Enjoy your trips away.....
Living with your Alpkit goodies and looking after them.
Some frequently asked questions and help topics to keep your Alpkit goodies in tip top order.