The Mini Peak proved to be a very poplar tent with solo hikers, however numerous people wanted the same style of shelter for two people and hence the Trail Peak was created.
Firstly the material used is PU Coated Nylon and sealed accordingly. However it is also supplied with a tube of seam sealant should it be required at any time.
When it first arrived I pitched one in the garden and left it out for 2 days in heavy rain. No leaks were found and so you might find sealing the seams may be a belt and braces approach.
Secondly, it is supplied WITH a pole, which is another saving of additional cost. However those hikers who use walking poles, are able to save 322gm weight by leaving this at home and use one of our linking systems instead, to provide a solid reliable support.
There are 2 entrances into the shelter and each vestibule is big enough for boots and few items. Due to the pitch of the shelter the entrance is mostly covered and not too exposed to falling rain saving your sleeping gear from a shower.
The internal space is a good 2m x 2.4m and I found being a taller person at 6'2" there was plenty of space for two people and all their gear. Even on the deeper sleeping mats the inner was some distance away from my face.
The floor has a central hole with a gutter and draw cord which allows the pole to be placed against the earth (rather than against the material for the inner floor) and then sealed by pulling the cord.
The inner and outer shelter can be pitched independently of each other depending on demands. However it should be noted that it would be awkward and not very practical to pitch the outer first and then try to insert the inner due to the single pole needed to be removed in the process.
Conclusion so far, is that it is a much roomier 2 person version of the original Mini Peak. Something which many customers were seeking and I can see this being popular with Backpackers and Bushcrafters alike. For two people taking just over a kilo each you have a great spacious tent for most activities and offering maximum ventilation.
Shelter: 190T PU Coated Nylon 1500mm HH
Inner: High density nylon mesh
Inner floor: 210T Coated Nylon 4000mm HH
Pole: Alloy 16mm
Pegs: (10) 116gm