Gear Institute picks for the most innovative, exciting, and trend-setting products being unveiled at Outdoor Retailer Summer 2013 includes NEMO’s Veda trekking pole tent.
“Trekking pole tents—tents that use your walking sticks as support structures—are nothing new, but hikers are definitely beginning to catch on to the benefits of these tents that ditch some or all of their traditional poles in favor of the ones you’re already carrying. And no design better capitalized on the trend this year than NEMO’s Veda—the first we’ve seen that uses not one, not two, but four trekking poles to boost interior space and livability. With two doors, two vestibules, 35 square feet of interior space, and 42 inches of headroom, the lack of separate poles translates into some serious weight savings for a tent this big: The schlep weight is just 2-pounds, 14-ounces. $430.”
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