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Vango Scafell 300 Backpacking Tent

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The Scafell 300 tent is a tunnel design with two identical poles making pitching quick and simple. This lightweight tent will perform in a wide range of weather conditions, the gothic arch poles add stability whilst also increasing rain and snow runoff. A great tent for those who are who want to keep weight and pack size minimal.

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Product code: 15895290 / 039279

The Scafell 300 has a small pack size and weight. The flysheet is made from Protex® 70 denier polyester making it highly waterproof and durable, whilst the groundsheet is made from 70 denier lightweight polyester groundsheet. The tension band system will keep the tent's structure in strong winds providing you with complete protection from any adverse weather.


  • Lightweight 3 person backpacking tent
  • Part of the DofE Award recommended kit which features on the DofE Expedition Kit List
  • Flysheet is made from Protex® 70 denier – which is waterproof and durable, with 3000mm Hydrostatic head 
  • Breathable polyester inner
  • TBS® II Tension Band System - increases the performance of the tent in adverse weather conditions especially in strong winds, the bands brace the pole at 3 points and prevent sideways movement. Do not over tension, as this may deform the poles
  • Waterproof and durable ground sheet – 70 denier 6000mm polyester
  • Gothic arch pole structure – Gives it the tunnel shape design and will assist runoff, of water and snow from the flysheet.
  • Identical poles for easy pitching
  • Factory taped seams – gives the flysheet and groundsheet a watertight seal
  • PowerLite 7001-T6 alloy poles – Lightweight and durable tent poles
  • Flysheet and inner pitch together – allows for quick and easy pitch and pack 
  • O-shaped inner doors – easy to open with one hand
  • Inner pockets
  • Tent bag with an oversized opening for easy packing and compression straps to adjust pack size
  • Part mesh inner door – gives you additional ventilation but keeps the bugs out
  • Dimensions: L330 x W190 x H107cm
  • Weight: 2.9kg
  • Pitching time: Approx. 5min
  • Pack size: L48 x Dia17cm
  • Fire retardant fabrics – Meets European standard EN5912 safety standard
  • Weather tested – Meets European standard EN5912 by certified test centre  

Camping is for life, not just for this summer. Follow our tent aftercare guide for advice on packing, cleaning and storing your tent.

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L48 x Dia17cm
PowerLite 7001-T6 alloy poles
Fully Taped Seams

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5 out of 5

Good quality items and good value for money exactly as expected

5 out of 5

The Scafell 300 backpacking tent by Vango is a quality tent, with a good hydrostatic head of 3000, and alloy poles, and ladder-lock tightening ******* fastenings making it both weather- proof and very lightweight. The tent comes with the inner attached, but you can pack this separately The entrance is such that rain cannot fall into the inner when opened and there is a midge proof ventilation panel on the inner and in the back vent. it even comes with a small repair kit should the worse happen. pole We bought a Vango additional groundsheet to protect the inner's groundsheet from rocks and thistles and this is lightweight too.I would highly recommend this for a comfortable 2 person tent, but a 3 in a squeeze.

5 out of 5

Bought this for my son’s DofE expedition and for his inter-railing trip. Held up well in heavy rain and less than 3kg.

5 out of 5

Great Little Tent

This is a great little tent.
I have so far only used it for 2 nights but it exceeds my expectations.
It is lightweight but quite spacious for a backpacking tent.
Lots of room for 1/2 people maybe a bit tight foe 3.
Good size area at front for cooking/storage.
Can easily sit up inside without touching the roof.
Well made and easy to pitch and pack up.

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