Total weight 4.8 kg
Parts can be separated to share the load.
Double canopy 1980g
Pole kit 1110g
Stakes (12 pieces) 175g
Guy ropes (7 pieces) 65g
Pouches 105g + 30g
Repair kit (ferrule, patch) 20g
To preserve your product and reinforce your protection from the ground and the weather, you can complete your MT500 4P tent with the ground sheet, reference: 8545732.
Weights, volumes & dimensions may vary slightly due to production tolerances.
Size and living space
Length of the bedroom 215 cm
Width 230 cm at the head & 210 cm at the feet
Height of the bedroom 122 cm at the highest
The very large entrance (storage / living space in front of the bedroom is 205 cm deep and 240 cm wide, so almost 5 sqm, enabling 4 people to sit or shelter mountaineering and trekking equipment (rucksacks, shoes, bikes, etc).
7 pockets in the bedroom. Washing line loops.
Architecture, tent poles and tent pegs
Aluminium poles 7001 Ø 10.5 mm.
Durable lightweight aluminium.
Length 17 cm, Ø 6.1 mm.
Non-anodised 7075 aluminium for maximum strength and lightness while lowering the environmental impact.
The 3 poles form a non self-standing tunnel. This structure forms a very light and hardwearing tent that needs to be fixed to the ground and does not stay up alone.
Extremely quick pitching/striking. The flysheet and bedroom are pre-assembled. Insert the tent poles into the flysheet cover. It is also quick to strike.
To store the tent in its bag, fold the tent in half to about the length of the bag, fold up the poles into a bundle onto the bedroom or flysheet, roll everything up tightly to slide into the bag.
Forclaz tents are laboratory-tested: pitched tent, 200 litres/sqm/hour (3 hours, equivalent to a tropical storm). They are also tested in the field by a sample user group.
75 denier polyester flysheet, polyurethane-coated (interior) water-repellent treatment (exterior), P75D groundsheet in the bedroom.
Seams taped with heat-sealed strips.
Multi-component bedroom (P66D) that is breathable, provides protection from the wind and reduces condensation.
We test all our tents in a wind tunnel on a turntable 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.
Our tents are certified by the CSTB independent laboratory in Nantes.
Ventilation and condensation prevention
Bedroom with mosquito screen for ventilation and water-repellent fabric to protect from condensation and draughts. Large vent at front of tent and additional vent at feet end.
To reduce condensation inside your tent, it must be properly pitched, with the fabric kept taut without being over-stretched. Vents and good air flow will help reduce humidity inside your tent.
The back of the flysheet lifts up for better ventilation.
3-season tent: your tent will protect you from the harsh weather conditions you can encounter in the spring, summer or autumn. It will withstand light snowfall but is not designed to withstand heavy loads that would weigh on the structure.
In case of snow, remember to shake your tent regularly in order to bring down any snow that has accumulated to avoid putting too much weight on the structure of your tent.
Textile dyeing requires a lot of water but also produces waste water from the dye baths.
To reduce this impact on the environment, we have chosen a dyeing method called “two-tone” for the grey fabrics of the bedroom and the double canopy, which consists of dyeing only one thread out of two. This dyed yarn is also made from a bulk dyeing process which incorporates the colour pigments from the yarn manufacturing phase onwards.This process reduces the CO2 emissions of this product.
ADDITIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION
The stakes are not coloured because the are not anodised (no acid used). They may have an unfinished or used appearance but they retain all their technical charcteristics.
These actions help to reduce the environmental impact of your product.
Repairs and After-sales service
As designers, we are concerned about the durability of our products, which is why all our tents are designed to be repairable.
You will find the detachable parts (poles, bedroom, etc.) in store or in the workshop of your local Decathlon, or on the website.
If you have a problem, don't hesitate to have your tent looked at in your local Decathlon store.
Repair kit (ferrule, patch): 20 g
Your tent is designed for itinerant bivouacking, it is therefore not designed for static use in the sun.
We recommend that you avoid leaving it in the sun as the ultra-light fabrics can be sensitive to UV light, that damages them.
5 years.All our tents are repairable. Parts and information in store or on our website