Easton Mountain Products unveils new backpacking tents with maximum livability and value
The Easton Rimrock and Torrent tents deliver the best features & value on the market.
Easton Mountain Products, innovator of precision outdoor equipment, continues to expand the company's offering of versatile, durable tents with the addition of the Rimrock™ Series and Torrent™ Series to the award-winning tent family for 2013.
The Rimrock™ Series is where value and versatility meet space, weight and stability. This 3-season tent is available in one-person, two-person and three-person capacity. Maximum livability comes form generous square footage and vertical sidewalls for an open living area. The Easton alloy 7075 The one-person version packs down to a tiny 15in. pack length to fit in bike panniers or small packs. The two-person & three-person versions use dual brow poles and a unique tension band over the dual doors to increase stability. Product manager, John Bercaw says the Rimrock™ Series is the perfect durable tent for any 3-season backpacker.
Rimrock™ Series features:
- Available in 1, 2 and 3 person capacity
- 3-season waterproof construction
- Easton premium 7075 T9 aluminum poles, made in the USA
- Dual entry and vestibules
The Torrent™ Series is engineered for all seasons. A true multi-sport tent, Torrent's dual Y frame design is strong enough for high altitude mountaineering while the large vents and sealed dual wall construction offer easy climate control and protection from blowing dust or snow.
"The Torrent was constructed for use in high or low altitude settings, said Bercaw. "The highly breathable fabric allows this tent to bridge the gap between ultra-light, 3-season tents and burly expedition tents. It is perfect for the hot desert climate prone to dust storms or as base camp during a winter camping excursions to towering summits."
Weighing in at 7 pounds, 8 ounces. (2-person) Torrent is a lighter weight four-season alternative to heavier expedition tents that are often overkill for most adventures. With 41 inches of head-height this tent allows adventure seeks to wait out snow and sands storms alike, in comfort.
Torrent™ 2P features:
- 2-person capacity
- All-season durability and protectiolng
- Easton premium 7075 T9 aluminum poles, made in the USA
- Dual entry and vestibules
Easton Mountain Products, marketing manager Rich Packer says the addition of the Rimrock™ and Torrent™ tent lines shows Easton's commitment to the outdoor adventure market.
"Easton made waves last year in the ultra light tent world and we know our commitment to innovation will continue to lead us down new paths," said Packer. "The Rimrock and the Torrent deliver Easton quality and design to the core of the backpacking world"
Easton Kilo 3P Tent Earns Outside Magazine Gear of the Year
The coveted award applauds Easton's innovation in ultra-light Kilo series tents
Salt Lake City, Utah - April 25, 2012 - Easton Mountain Products is pleased to announce the recognition of the Kilo 3P tent by Outside Magazine with a Gear of the Year Award. Announced in Spring Buyers Guide 2012, the three-person, three-pound, three-season tent has been touted as lightweight, sturdy and roomy.
The Outside Magazine Gear of the Year Award recognizes top gear contributions from the outdoor industry in numerous categories. The Easton Kilo 3P was singled out among all new tents for its innovative performance without compromise. This is the second Outside Magazine Gear of the Year Award for Easton Mountain Products in less than three years, with the Easton Artica Backcountry snowshoe winning in 2009.
"We are so thrilled to accept this award for our Kilo 3P. Easton Mountain Products is a young division of our family-owned company, and Outside Magazine has really embraced our products as a good fit for its readers," says Easton Mountain Products Marketing Manager Rich Packer. "As part of the ultra light Kilo tent family, the Kilo 3P is a great solution for families and ultra-light camping enthusiasts alike. We're happy to have that recognized by the leader in outdoor media."
"Picking this year's winner was pretty easy," said Outside Magazine Buyer's Guide editor Sam Moulton. "Easton's Kilo 3P pulls off a rare trifecta: it's extremely light, impressively sturdy, and somehow still remarkably roomy inside."
New photo slideshow shares images of Easton Mountain Product users all over the world
Easton Mountain Products Welcomes Outdoor Industry Veteran
Salt Lake City, UT - April 13, 2011- Easton Mountain Products, a leader in precision-built outdoor equipment, is pleased to announce the addition of John Bercaw to the Easton team. As product manager, Bercaw will be an integral part of product development and will oversee snowshoe, tent and trekking pole product lines.
Armed with a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology, Bercaw transitioned into the outdoor industry, working as head of research and development then line director at Black Diamond Equipment. He then moved to Chums and Beyond Coastal where he spent five years in product development and marketing.
An east coast native, John grew up exploring the Potomac's Mather Gorge and Shenedoah National Park outside of Washington D.C., where he discovered climbing.
"I'm looking forward to working with the good people at Easton Mountain Products," says John. "I hope to lend my support and expertise to this innovative team."
"We're pleased to have John's experience and leadership behind our products," says Easton Marketing Coordinator Rich Packer. "Our product development team is an exciting place to be, and we know he'll keep the momentum going."
Easton Mountain Products, a leader in precision-built outdoor equipment since 1922, is dedicated to engineering the very best in technical outdoor gear for the serious user. At the core is Easton's proprietary manufacturing of high-strength lightweight aluminum and carbon fiber tubing. Decades of experience and dedication to quality Easton Mountain Products delivers dependable mountaineering, trekking, and winter products to help you Go Farther
Easton is committed to our long-standing environmental responsibility policy. 100% of Easton Mountain Sports production energy is offset with renewable wind-power energy. Easton incorporates unmatched technology to decrease the environmental impact of our product and processes through renewable resources and recyclable materials.
Outdoor USA Magazine Features Easton Mountain Products as Cover Story
President Greg Easton reflects on three generations of outdoor Innovation. Easton Mountain Products' "Go Farther" tagline is something that the company takes to heart, not only in the type of product it produces but also in how it runs its business. An OEM supplier for the outdoor industry for over 30 years, Easton now delivers innovative branded products built from their aluminum and carbon fiber expertise. Read the full article here
Easton Mountain Products Breaks New Ground With Consumer Products
Top Outdoor industry supplier continues carbon fiber & aluminum innovation through new tents, snowshoes & trekking poles.
Easton Technical Products, makers of advanced aluminum and carbon fiber tubing and tent pole systems, is making waves with their new consumer focused mountain products. No longer does Easton only supply OEM tubing for many of the industry's leading manufacturers but Easton Mountain Products is now home to a growing line of technologically advanced snowshoes, trekking poles and tents.
"Easton has a well established reputation for quality and understands the needs of the most demanding user; lighter, stronger, better. This new emphasis gives us an opportunity to showcase our USA grown innovations and deliver them into the hands of consumers" says Rich Packer, Easton's Media Manager. "Launched in 2009 the ergonomically designed ARTICA Series snowshoes are built with five patent-pending features with the Backcountry model winning the 2009 Outside Magazine Gear-of-the-Year Award. Our tents feature high strength lightweight Easton carbon fiber pole systems, while our carbon or Aluminum trekking poles lead the way with the new Rock-Lock clamping system."
Easton also hit the market with a growing line of carbon fiber and aluminum trekking poles that feature their new patent-pending Rock-Lock clamping system. The advanced tent designs feature Easton's expedition-tested carbon fiber pole technology. "We are working hard to deliver products that advance the usability and performance features for the adventurous," adds Rich.
Easton Brand Expedition-Proven Tents
Easton advanced expedition shelters with superior all-carbon and aluminum/carbon hybrid frames.
Easton Mountain Products, a leader in advanced outdoor equipment, launches the new Xi2 Expedition, and Si2 Mountain tents for serious climbers in the most challenging environments.
The innovative canopy designs of the Xi2 and Si2 feature Easton advanced carbon pole technology. These superior all-carbon and aluminum/carbon hybrid frames are created from state-of-the-art lightweight, high-strength tubing to take serious mountaineering to a new level of performance.
Purpose-built Xi2 Expedition tent uses a Carbon FX/aerospace aluminum hybrid frame system designed for the most challenging conditions. This full-featured four-season shelter offers a four-pole design with convenient Pole Pilot for fast set up. Dual doors and vestibules make for convenient access while the rain fly can remain partially attached for easier set up in the wind.
The new Carbon EVO all-carbon pole system is the foundation of the Si2 Mountain tent. The three-season Si2 is a lightweight and versatile high-performance shelter featuring single-wall patented Epic fabric that is water proof and breathable. Dual-entry doors provide easy access and multiple guy points lend stability in harsh conditions and make the Si2 Mountain the choice for mountaineers looking for the most from their equipment.
Carbon EVO is the latest advancement in Easton carbon tent pole technology. Designed from the ground up for ultra-light high strength applications. EVO poles feature stout carbon inserts and a specially designed tubing that makes it 38 percent lighter and 28 percent stronger than lightweight aluminum pole systems.
Easton technology and experience in precision aluminum and composite science has led to the development of the most advanced tent frames and is renowned among the sport's top climbers. Expeditions continue to choose Easton poles to reach the extremes of human potential where life depends on high strength and lightweight performance gear. This long-standing dedication to performance and the spirit of exploration inspired the development of the Easton Xi2 and Si2 tents.
Explore with confidence and go farther with new lightweight high-strength tents from Easton.
Easton Carbon Fiber and Aluminum Trekking Poles
Easton Mountain Products releases trekking pole line including carbon and carbon/aluminum hybrid poles.
The new Easton trekking pole line offers five models using state-of-the-art construction including carbon, aluminum, and carbon/aluminum hybrid configurations. All Easton models feature the patent-pending Rock-Lock clamp that fuses the poles into position for hassle-free, comfortable trekking in summer and winter.
New for 2010:
The Easton CTR trekking pole line includes the all-carbon CTR-70 and carbon/aluminum hybrid CTR-60 for the ultimate in lightweight performance.
Easton technology and experience in precision aluminum and composite science is further enhanced with the innovative pole clamping system? a key component in any quality trekking pole. This unique Rock-Lock positive-locking clamp allows for quick adjustment and firmly locks with a snap for confident trekking.
This patent-pending clamp is a revolutionary locking system designed to offer full adjustability while the low-profile toggle buckle design fuses the pole sections into position. Rock-Lock adjusts by simply rotating the buckle lever to the desired position, and then re-engaging the lever, and snapping the lever closed. Once set to the desired tension the lever can be locked and unlocked for collapsing the pole without losing locking tension.
Easton trekking poles feature precision-built tubing, Rock-Lock clamps, premium grips, adjustable wrist straps, and include summer and winter baskets. Available in both two and three-tier telescope designs.
Get premium performance, comfort, and go farther on your next adventure with Easton.