80174Edit/Approval - Hilleberg Atko - Cheryl McMurray
- Apr 11, 2011Cheryl,
Excellent report, and particularly informative photos. Some edits, in the usual format; after revising you may upload at http://tinyurl.com/42xkted Be sure to delete your Test/Owner Review folder copy.
I have one general Edit for you to consider. I'd like to know the size of the vestibule, especially since you report on cooking in it. Strictly up to you, however.
<<Manufacturer Website: www.hilleberg.com>>
EDIT: Hilleberg has two websites: <<www.hilleberg.se>> for Europe and the one you identify for the rest of the world. As Hilleberg is based in Sweden, I'd say the former is "home," but I'd list both.
<<MSRP: $420 US>>
EDIT: Now $430 in North America and EUR 479 in Europe. I'd list both.
<<The Hilleberg Akto tent is a solo single pole tunnel tent that is considered to be an all weather, lightweight shelter. >>
Edit: single-pole [with a hyphen]
<<There is one 9mm (.35 in) pole that goes through a continuous dead end sleeve that is located at the center of the outer tent >>
EDIT: 9 mm [with a space] (0.35 in) [Too easy to miss that little period]
<<Round Valley, San Jacinto Mts, Southern California>>
Edit: Mountains [optional here]
<<Eagle Pk, Joshua Tree National Park, >>
EDIT: Peak or Park?
<< The winds blew all night at approximately 30 mph (48 kph) but I never felt any affect of it. >>
EDIT: effect of it
In fact, I slept really well and was able to eliminate any worry of how I was going
<< I woke up, I was amazed as to how warm and quiet it was inside the tent. >>
Comment: Are Hilleberg tents wonderful!
<<I can lay back without touching the ceiling of the inner tent >>
EDIT: lie back
<<It would be nice if there was a storage pocket at both ends.>>
Edit: if there were
<< There are some gear loops inside but the only thing that I have used those for is to hang and very small light for quick access. >>
EDIT: There's a garble here. "a very small light" (?) Please revise.
<<The vestibule has an impressive amount of room it it since the pole goes through a sleeve in the outer tent >>
EDIT: room in it
<<The Akto has two semi-circle vents at each end of the outer tent >>
Edit: semicircular vents
<<On the trip to the San Jacinto Mts, there was not a lot of wind >>
EDIT: Mountains [mandatory here]
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