Quadratic Tent System - New 2 Person Mountain Tent by The Theory Works Product News

Quadratic Tent System – New 2 Person Mountain Tent

The Theory Works has introduced the Quadratic Tent System. Designed for the mountains, a unique new pole structure allows additional poles to be added to enhance the strength of the tent. The two person tent is a system of components: so the tent can be customized when purchased - and reconfigured to suit every trip and season.

The Quadratic pole structure is based on a three pole tunnel design. This makes the tent easy to set up in extreme weather, and the small panels and streamlined shape make it very strong despite its comfortable size.

Optional side poles are a unique feature, which greatly enhances the tent's resistance to side winds. They make the central part of the tent free standing, and much more stable and quiet. Use no side poles, or one, or two, or even two on one side – depending on the trip and the conditions.

An optional top pole increases the tension at the top of the tent. This minimises the amount of snow that can collect on the top of the tent, and also improves stability in high winds.

The Quadratic Tent System's high performance and durability come not only from the pole structure, but also the materials used. Silicone coatings on both sides of the nylon fly fabrics make them incredibly tear resistant. Duraflex® hardware, YKK® zips and hypalon reinforcements are all used to provide as much durability as possible.

Being a tent system also improves long-term durability. Ever thrown a tent away because the poles were broken, or because the fly was torn or UV-damaged? The Quadratic system makes it easy to buy a spare part. If needs change, just buying one or two extra components can make the tent perfect for a completely different type of trip.

A tent including inner tent, outer tent, poles, pegs and guy ropes starts at around €490. The customization tools on the website make it easy to design and order the perfect tent for your needs.

Outer tents (tent fly)

Quadratic Snow Outer

  • Optimised for winter trips, but usable year-round
  • Two 1 m long vestibules, with snow flaps around the vestibules to seal out spindrift
  • Doors can be opened at the top for easy access after heavy snowfall
  • Multiple high level vents. All vents can be sealed from inside the tent
  • Pitch the outer by itself, or integral pitch with an inner tent
  • Extremely durable and tear resistant 40D double silicone coated nylon

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Quadratic All-Year Outer

  • Suitable for winter and summer trips
  • Two 1 m long vestibules for excellent storage and access
  • Doors can be opened at the top for easy access after heavy snowfall
  • Multiple high level vents. All vents can be sealed from inside the tent
  • Pitch the outer by itself, or integral pitch with an inner tent
  • Extremely durable and tear resistant 40D double silicone coated nylon

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Quadratic Light Outer

  • Weight saving, can be used year-round
  • Two vestibules, one 1 m and one 0.6 m long for storage and access
  • Multiple high level vents
  • Pitch the tent by itself, or integral pitch with an inner tent
  • Very durable and tear resistant 30D double silicone coated nylon

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Inner tents

Quadratic Winter Inner

  • Full fabric canopy for warmth and spindrift protection
  • Two doors with full insect netting for good ventilation
  • Doors open to the side and can be instantly stashed in a mesh pocket
  • Ten inner pockets make it easy to organise gear even on extended trips
  • Pitch the inner by itself, or integral pitch with an outer tent
  • 30D nylon canopy and a 70D Nylon 10,000 mm HH seam sealed floor

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Quadratic Summer Inner

  • Insect mesh upper canopy for ventilation and views
  • Two doors with full insect netting for good ventilation
  • Doors open to the side and can be instantly stashed in a mesh pocket
  • Ten inner pockets make it easy to organise gear even on extended trips
  • Pitch the inner by itself, or integral pitch with an outer tent
  • 40D Nylon 10,000 mm HH seam sealed floor

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Quadratic Groundfloor

  • Integral pitch with an outer tent
  • Bathtub walls clip to sides of outer tent to maximise rain resistance
  • Allows use of side poles to increase wind resistance
  • 40D Nylon 10,000 mm HH seam sealed floor

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Main Poles

Quadratic Expedition Pole Set

  • Set of 3 poles with pole bag and repair sleeve.
  • 9.0 mm diameter poles provide an excellent balance of light weight, stiffness and resilience
  • Easton® Expedition Aluminium. 7075 Aluminium, custom heat treated to a very strong T9 temper and hard anodised.
  • Selected pole sections are pre-bent. This makes the tent easier to pitch, and makes the poles stronger and more durable.

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Quadratic Nanolite Pole Set

  • Set of 3 poles with pole bag and repair sleeve.
  • 8.9 mm diameter poles, with a reduced wall thickness to save weight on more sheltered trips. Around 15% lighter than the Expedition Pole Set
  • Easton® Nanolite sections. 7075 Aluminium, custom heat treated to a very strong T9 temper and hard anodised.
  • Selected pole sections are pre-bent. This makes the tent easier to pitch, and makes the poles stronger and more durable.

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Quadratic Carbon Pole Set

  • Set of 3 poles with pole bag, spare arch connector and repair sleeve.
  • 8.8 mm diameter carbon fibre poles, ultra light but strong enough for extreme conditions. Almost 25% lighter than the Expedition Pole Set
  • Easton® Custom Carbon pole sections. A proprietary multi-layer carbon construction for ultra-light extreme performance.
  • Arch connectors made from 7075 T9 aluminium in key locations make the poles stronger and more resilient.

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Optional Poles

Quadratic Expedition 9.7 Side Pole

  • 9.7 mm diameter pole provides excellent stiffness and resilience
  • Easton® Expedition Aluminium. 7075 Aluminium, custom heat treated to a very strong T9 temper and hard anodised.

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Quadratic Expedition 11.0 Side Pole

  • 11.0 mm diameter pole provides extreme stiffness and strength
  • Easton® Expedition Aluminium. 7075 Aluminium, custom heat treated to a very strong T9 temper and hard anodised.

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Quadratic Carbon Side Pole

  • 8.8 mm diameter carbon fibre pole, ultra light but strong enough for extreme conditions. Around 40% lighter than the Expedition 9.7 Side Pole
  • Easton® Custom Carbon sections. A proprietary multi-layer carbon construction for ultra-light extreme performance.

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Quadratic Nanolite Top Pole

  • 8.7 mm diameter pole, with a reduced wall thickness to save weight
  • Easton® Nanolite sections. 7075 Aluminium, custom heat treated to a very strong T9 temper and hard anodised.

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Accessories

  • Guy Cord Set – Non stretch polyester, tightly woven kernmantel construction, Line-Lok® adjusters.
  • Quadratic Mezzanine gear loft for storing / drying gear
  • Pegs – a variety, choose what you need

Available exclusively from The Theory Works: www.thetheoryworks.com

For more information about the quadratic tent system: www.thetheoryworks.com/quadratic-tent-system/

To customize your own tent: www.thetheoryworks.com/product-category/quadratic-tent-system/quad-customize-your-tent/

See the individual components: www.thetheoryworks.com/product-category/quadratic-tent-system/quad-extend-your-system/



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30 Aug, 2018

This is precisely the sort of product that appeals to my nerdy tent fetish. Hence I will refuse even to go to the website in case I buy something.

All manufacturers should be falling over themselves to replace bits of tents rather than have to buy a new one. 

30 Aug, 2018

Just had a play with this and like the idea - I have the cross-pole addition for my Henry Shires Scarp which turns a single hoop tent into something really beefy. I could easily have gone for one of these modular tents were I starting out buying tents now, but the website needs to give a total weight for the thing as you add bits to it!

30 Aug, 2018

If you go to the customisation page there is a download that shows all the specs and weights for all variants.

30 Aug, 2018

I'd like to have that recalculated automatically as I go so I can play easily with combinations. 

30 Aug, 2018

Fair enough. I like having it all on one sheet for easy reference, but each to their own.

It's a bit like some people preferring the Romans, whilst others prefer the medieval :-)

Either way it looks a very nice tent...

 

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