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TENTS SLEEPING BAGS BACKPACKS ACCESSORIES

SCANDINAVIA'S LEADING TENT AND SLEEPING BAG MANUFACTURER

www.helsport.no


CONTENTS: Why choose Helsport History

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TENT/LAVVU 6 SLEEPING BAGS 80 Choose the right tent 6 Choose the right sleeping bag 80 Tent collection 8 Sleeping bag collection 82 Table Tent 10 Table Sleeping bags 83 Table Lavvu 11 TREK 86 TREK 12 PRO / X-TREM 88 PRO 20 JUNIOR 101 SUPERLIGHT 28 Accessories sleeping bags 108 X-TREM 40 Technical info. sleeping bags 112 Lavvu 58 Accessories tents 62 Technical info. tent/lavvu 72

ACCESSORIES 138

SERVICE / WARRANTY 151

PHOTO COVER: MATS GRIMSÆTH PHOTO THIS SIDE: KYLE MEYR PHOTO BACK: KYLE MEYR

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BACKPACKS 114

Choose the right backpack 114 Backpack collection 116 Table Backpacks 117 TREK 118 PRO 122 X-TREM 128 JUNIOR 132 Accessories backpacks 134 Technical info. backpacks 136


#nowifigreatconnection WHY CHOOSE HELSPORT? We are Scandinavia's leading tent and sleeping bag manufacturer

Helsport was established in 1951. Ever since we launched our first sleeping bags in 1954 and tents in 1957, we have passionately developed and produced some of the best hiking equipment in the world. We launched the world's first tunnel tent in 1970, and more about our history can be found on the next two pages.

You are always our priority

We know that what you care about is enjoying the outdoors, and we want that experience to be as good and problem-free as possible. Our products are created based on real needs and made as user-friendly as possible. We are there quickly if you need help or have a question. We are committed to informing, sharing experiences, inspiration, tips and tricks because we know you appreciate it. We can do all these things because we are constantly in close dialogue with as many users of our products as possible.

We provide lifetime service

Relying on equipment from us will be worry-free. We create products to last a long time, so if something gets broken we fix it, no matter how old your Helsport gear may be. Read more about our service on p. 151 H EL S P O RT 2018

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HISTORY

SOME OF OUR MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS THROUGH THE PAST 60 YEARS 1970

1951 1957 Arild Helliksen establishes Helliksen Sport. This was our name until 1974, when it was changed into a corporation and named Helsport AS.

The prototype of the world’s first tunnel tent is tested on an expedition in the Andes led by Norwegian climber Trond Aas!

The first Helsport tents are developed. The boy on the left is our CEO today.

1954

1968

1971

We develop and produce our first sleeping bag models, and Helsport is established as a brand with our own logo.

Inspired by expeditions we create one of the world’s first lightweight tents, and become the first company in northern Norway to receive a Norwegian Design Award for “Mountain tent Nylon”.

The World’s first tunnel tent is introduced to the market at the SPOGA fair in Germany. Not many companies are fortunate enough to create something so unique, that it sets the standard for tent development for decades.

1999

2010/2011

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2010

As Rondane did in 1997, Fjellheimen creates attention. With it, we managed to improve the weight and internal volume ratio by more than 20%. More space, less weight!

2018

It was with pride and humility we received the Design Award from the Norwegian Design Council for two consecutive years, for sleeping bags Huldreheimen and Kongsfjorden. We are still considered a pioneer among developers, more than 40 years after receiving our first award.

IDA S. RØSTAD

2005

North pole by Night is the name of one of the toughest expeditions ever undertaken. Børge Ousland and Mike Horn set off to the North Pole during winter, the coldest period and in total darkness.

TORJE STENKJÆR

We introduce Svalbard 3, our flagship and test winner though several years. Probably the tent which has spent the most nights with expedition members headed to the North Pole. Since its launch Svalbard has been developed into a series of tents for tough winter use and expeditions.

BØRGE OUSLAND

CASPER RAVNSBÆK

2006

Based on the very popular lavvu Varanger, we launch Varanger Camp, a unique new lavvu with vestibule / camp solution.

Weighing only 0.85 kg, Ringstind SuperLight sets a new standard for lightweight tents and becomes an immediate test winner. With the same materials and solutions the Fjellheimen Superlight 3 Camp, a 3-person tent under 2 kilos, creates attention the following year.


HISTORY

BØRGE OUSLAND

1986

BØRGE OUSLAND

1994

Børge Ousland, Agnar Berg and Jan Ertsås decided to not only follow in Nansen's ski tracks from 1888 but to surpass him, at least in distance, crossing Greenland with skis and parachutes. This expedition was Ousland’s first and the beginning of a longstanding collaboration with Helsport. 2016 marked our 30 year partnership!

On April 22nd 1994 Børge Ousland reached his goal on becoming the first ever to reach the North Pole alone without assistance.

1986

1997 ERLING KAGGE

1979

Through innovation, we continued to set innovative world standards for tents, and we were the first to have tents with large vestibule / camp solutions.

At 06.00 on the morning of January 7th 1993 Erling Kagge reached 90 ° South and was invited into the American South Pole Base after skiing 1319 km alone for 50 days.

The world’s lightest and most compact 3-person tent Rondane was launched and became an immediate success.

2012 2017 LINE HÅRKLAU

BØRGE OUSLAND

2017

After years of development and cooperation with Børge Ousland we launch the expedition tent Patagonia. The first in a series of Ousland products, with new and unique features.

Since its launch, the Reinsfjell Superlight has been well adopted. With a self-standing dome construction, and superlight material, components and details, this tent has repeatedly been crowned as a test winner.

2018

2015

We identified the differing needs among women in the outdoors and launched a sleeping bag collection for women.

KYLE MEYR

NIKLAS VILLABØ

2016 NIKLAS VILLABØ

Varanger Dome is launched as yet another brand new and innovative tent construction from Helsport. With the standing height of a lavvu, but the room and space utilization of a dome tent.

Bitihorn: A totally new tarp collection, with everything from superlight to more robust shelter from the weather.

Rago – a new range of down sleeping bags. We had the Scandinavian market in mind when developing the fit and the precise distribution of high quality down to achieve the optimum weight-to-warmth ratio. The range includes bags ranging in temperature from T-Lim 0 to -25, as well as models for women and kids

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WHY CHOOSE A HELSPORT TENT? You want the original

We launched the world’s first tunnel tent in 1970, and have set the standard for tent development for decades. No one has more experience than us in developing these tents, and for almost 50 years we have been considered to be a world leader in the development of quality tents.

Customized poles

A lot of tentmakers take the easy way out when making poles for their tents: they have few categories and one pole-dimension per category. What we do differently than most is that we consider each model and pole, in collaboration with two of the world’s best producers of quality poles. Read how on p. 73.

Superior selection of superlight tents

When we launched Ringstind Superlight in 2011 we set a new standard for lightweight tents. Since then we have expanded our range of Superlight tents considerably, and won numerous consumer tests worldwide.

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Lofoten SuperLight Camp

LOFOTEN SUPERLIGHT CAMP

Test winner! 2017

Test winner! 2017

KARI SCHIBEVAAG

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TENTS | 2018

TREK - Designed with comfort, convenience and versatility in mind New

FONNFJELL TREK

LOFOTEN TREK CAMP

FJELLHEIMEN TREK CAMP

3 CAMP | 4.29 kg 5 CAMP | 5.00 kg

2 | 3.76 kg

PRO - Specified when light weight, efficiency and flexibility are essential

3 CAMP | 4.10 kg 4 CAMP | 4.37 kg

New

FJELLHEIMEN PRO CAMP 3 CAMP | 3.55 kg 4 CAMP | 4.11 kg

RINGSTIND PRO

FONNFJELL PRO

2 | 2.24 kg

2 | 3.22 kg

LOFOTEN PRO CAMP 2 CAMP | 3.10 kg 3 CAMP | 3.44 kg 4 CAMP | 3.77 kg

FJELLHEIMEN CAMP 6 | 5,17 kg

PRO SUPERLIGHT:

New

New

OPDAG

VERDEN MAGASINET OM FRILUFTSLIV OG EVENTYR

RINGSTIND SUPERLIGHT

FONNFJELL SUPERLIGHT

1-2 | 1.06 kg

2 | 2.00 kg

2 | 1.42 kg

LOFOTEN SUPERLIGHT

2 | 1.51 kg 3 | 1.71 kg

LOFOTEN SUPERLIGHT CAMP

FJELLHEIMEN SUPERLIGHT CAMP

2 CAMP | 1.98 kg 3 CAMP | 2.10 kg

2 CAMP | 2.09 kg 3 CAMP | 2.25 kg 4 CAMP | 2.51 kg

X-TREM - For the toughest, most demanding conditions

PATAGONIA 3 | 6.54 kg

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LOFOTEN X-TREM CAMP 3 CAMP | 4.45 kg

FJELLHEIMEN X-TREM CAMP 3 CAMP | 4.70 kg 4 CAMP | 5.26 kg

VARANGER

VARANGER CAMP

PASVIK

4-6 | 5.65 kg 8-10 | 7.17 kg 12-14 | 8.59 kg

4-6 CAMP | 6.73 kg 8-10 CAMP | 8.25 kg 12-14 CAMP | 9.43 kg

4-6 | 4.58 kg 6-8 | 4.98 kg 10-12 | 6.50 kg

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TENTS | 2018

VALHALL 6-8 | 10.73 kg

VARANGER DOME

REINSFJELL TREK

GIMLE FAMILY 4+

4-6 | 6.82 kg 8-10 | 9.36 kg

3 | 4.47 kg

4+ | 7.80 kg

SPITSBERGEN PRO CAMP

REINSFJELL PRO

SVALBARD HIGH PRO CAMP

3 CAMP |4.64 kg

2 | 3.44 kg 3 | 4.17 kg

3 | 4.27 kg

TROLLTIND SUPERLIGHT

REINSFJELL SUPERLIGHT

2 | 1.45 kg

2 | 2.25 kg 3 | 2.44 kg

SVALBARD

RI

I LUFTSL p for enge ye

F

RI

I

V

2 | 4.33 kg

V

2 | 3.22 kg

PRODU

M

3 CAMP | 5.91 kg 4 CAMP | 6.37 kg

OP

ne

REINSFJELL X-TREM

KT

HIMALAYA

F

SPITSBERGEN X-TREM CAMP

T

HIGH 3 CAMP | 5.61 kg 5 CAMP | 6.08 kg

LUFTSL

SVALBARD CAMP 6 | 7.05 kg

FINNMARK 6-8 | 9,36 kg

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TENT | 2018 Vestibule

Number x length cm

Type

Type

Number

Outer tent, total number

Inner tent, total number

Normal size, side entrance

Inner tent available (sold separately)

Floor

0.14

60 g

3.76

21 x 50

17

A

D

G

2 x 347

9.5

48

I

K

16

1

1

1

4.06

0.17

60 g

4.29

24 x 52

23

A

D

G

2 x 347, 1 x 285

9.5

48

I

K

19

2

1

1

x

Lofoten Trek 5 Camp

5

T

x

4.81

0.17

60 g

5.00

26 x 52

27

A

D

G

2 x 396, 1 x 347

9.5

48

I

K

19

2

1

1

x

Fjellheimen Trek 3 Camp

3

T

x

3.87

0.17

60 g

4.10

22 x 50

18

A

D

G

2 x 330, 1 x 285

9.5

48

I

K

19

1

1

1

x

Fjellheimen Trek 4 Camp

4

T

x

4.14

0.17

60 g

4.37

22 x 50

18

A

D

G

2 x 364, 1 x 330

9.5

48

I

K

19

1

1

1

x

Reinsfjell Trek 3

3

D

x

4.26

0.15

60 g

4.47

23 x 50

21

A

D

G

2 x 364, 1 x 455

9.5

48

I

K

16

2

2

Varanger Dome 4-6

4-6

D

x

6.17

0.59

60 g

6.82

29 x 58

37

A

D

G

4 x 554

11

48

I

M

24

3

1

1

x

x

Varanger Dome 8-10

8-10

D

x

8.71

0.59

60 g

9.36

30 x 58

42

A

D

G

4 x 685

13

48

I

M

24

3

1

1

x

x

Gimle Family 4+

4+2

T

x

7.54

0.20

60 g

7.80

29 x 50

32

A

D

G

2 x 540, 1 x 470

13

48

I

K

24

1

1

1

x

x

Valhall 6-8

6-8

T

x

9.88

0.79

60 g

10.73

32 x 52

43

A

D

G

1x580, 2x540, 2x470

13

48

I

M

32

6

1

1

x

x

Ringstind Pro 2

2

T

x

2.05

0.16

50 g

2.24

16 x 40

8

C

F

H

1 x 347

9

36

J

L

15

1

1

1

Fonnfjell Pro 2

2

T

x

3.02

0.17

50 g

3.22

20 x 40

12

C

F

H

2 x 347

9

36

J

L

16

3

1

1

Lofoten Pro 2 Camp

2

T

x

2.85

0.20

50 g

3.10

19 x 40

11

C

F

H

1 x 310, 2 x 260

9

36

J

L

19

2

1

1

x

Lofoten Pro 3 Camp

3

T

x

3.19

0.20

50 g

3.44

20 x 40

12

C

F

H

1 x 330, 2 x 270

9

36

J

L

19

2

1

1

x

Lofoten Pro 4 Camp

4

T

x

3.52

0.20

50 g

3.77

22 x 40

15

C

F

H

1 x 364, 2 x 300

9

36

J

L

19

2

1

1

x

Fjellheimen Pro 3 Camp

3

T

x

3.30

0.20

50 g

3.55

21 x 40

12

C

F

H

1 x 285,2 x 330

9

36

J

L

19

1

1

1

x

Fjellheimen Pro 4 Camp

4

T

x

3.86

0.20

50 g

4.11

21 x 40

13

C

F

H

1 x 330, 2 x 364

9

36

J

L

19

1

1

1

x

Fjellheimen 6 Camp

6

T

x

4.92

0.20

50 g

5.17

22 x 42

15

C

F

H

1 x 330, 2 x 364

9.6

36

J

L

20

1

1

1

x

Spitsbergen Pro 3 Camp

3

T

x

4.34

0.25

50 g

4.64

24 x 40

17

C

F

H

4 x 330

9

36

J

L

24

2

2

1

1

x

Reinsfjell Pro 2

2

D

x

3.22

0.17

50 g

3.44

22 x 40

16

C

F

H

1 x 370, 2 x 347

9

36

J

L

16

2

2

2

Reinsfjell Pro 3

3

D

x

3.95

0.17

50 g

4.17

23 x 40

17

C

F

H

2 x 364, 1 x 455

9

36

J

L

16

2

2

2

Svalbard High Pro 3 Camp

3

D

x

3.95

0.27

50 g

4.27

22 x 42

16

C

F

H

2 x 378, 2 x 310

9.6+9

36

J

L

26

1(2)

1

1-2

T

0.93

0.09

40 g

1.06

13 x 36

5

B

E

C

1 x 290

9

36

J

K

11

1

1

1 1

Ringstind Superlight 1-2

x

Diameter, mm

Ringstind Superlight 2

2

T

x

1.28

0.10

40 g

1.42

14 x 40

6

B

E

C

1 x 347

9

36

J

K

12

1

1

Lofoten Superlight 2

2

T

x

1.36

0.11

40 g

1.51

16 x 40

8

B

E

C

1 x 260, 1 x 310

9

36

J

K

13

1

1

Storm flaps

Inner tent

3.56

x

Large size, side entrance

Outer tent

x

T

Section length, cm

Liters

T

3

Storm Blue

2

Lofoten Trek 3 Camp

Bright Red

Fonnfjell Trek 2

Navn

Packed in compression bag, cm

Footprint available (sold separately)

Extras

Total, kg

Entrances

Rep kit

Plugger

Pegs, kg

Poles

Outer tent, poles and guy lines, kg

Fabrics

Helsport Green

Volume

D=Dome / T=Tunnel tent

Weights (+/-5%)

Persons

Colors

x

2

x

x x

x x 1

x x x x

Lofoten Superlight 3

3

T

x

1.56

0.11

40 g

1.71

17 x 40

9

B

E

C

1 x 270, 1 x 330

9

36

J

K

13

1

1

Lofoten Superlight 2 Camp

2

T

x

1.79

0.15

40 g

1.98

16 x 40

8

B

E

C

2 x 260, 1 x 310

9

36

J

K

17

1

1

1

x

Lofoten Superlight 3 Camp

3

T

x

1.91

0.15

40 g

2.10

17 x 40

9

B

E

C

1 x 330, 2 x 270

9

36

J

K

17

1

1

1

x

Fonnfjell Superlight 2

2

T

x

1.82

0.14

40 g

2.00

21 x 36

12

B

E

C

2 x 347

9

36

J

K

16

3

1

Fjellheimen Superlight 2 Camp

2

T

x

1.90

0.15

40 g

2.09

17 x 40

9

B

E

C

1 x 260, 2 x 310

9

36

J

K

17

1

1

1

Fjellheimen Superlight 3 Camp

3

T

x

2.06

0.15

40 g

2.25

17 x 40

9

B

E

C

1 x 285, 2 x 330

9

36

J

K

17

1

1

1

x

Fjellheimen Superlight 4 Camp

4

T

x

2.46

0.15

40 g

2.51

18 x 40

10

B

E

C

1 x 330, 2 x 364

9

36

J

K

17

1

1

1

x

x

x

1

x x

Trolltind Superlight 2

2

D

x

1.30

0.10

40 g

1.45

18 x 40

10

B

E

C

2 x 364

8.5

36

J

K

12

1

1

Reinsfjell Superlight 2

2

D

x

x

2.07

0.14

40 g

2.25

18 x 40

10

B

E

C

1 x 370, 2 x 347

9

36

J

K

16

2

2

2

x

Reinsfjell Superlight 3

3

D

x

x

2.26

0.14

40 g

2.44

19 x 40

11

B

E

C

2 x 347, 1 x 410

9

36

J

K

16

2

2

2

x

Lofoten X-Trem 3 Camp

3

T

x

3.83

0.56

60 g

4.45

19 x 53

15

C

F

H

1 x 330, 2 x 270

10.25

48

J

M

23

2

1

Patagonia 3

3

T

x

5.87

0.61

60 g

6.54

23 x 50

21

C

F

H

2 x 270, 4 x 330

10.25+9.6

48

J

M

25

2

1

Fjellheimen X-Trem 3 Camp

3

T

x

3.98

0.56

60 g

4.70

22 x 50

18

C

F

H

1 x 285, 2 x 330

10.25

48

J

M

23

2

1

Fjellheimen X-Trem 4 Camp

4

T

x

4.54

0.56

60 g

5.26

22 x 50

19

C

F

H

1 x 330, 2 x 364

10.25

48

J

M

23

2

1

Himalaya 2

2

D

x

2.72

0.44

60 g

3.22

22 x 45

17

C

F

H

2 x 370, 1 x 265

10.25+9.6

48

J

M

18

1(3)

1

Reinsfjell X-Trem 2

2

D

x

3.83

0.44

60 g

4.33

21 x 50

17

C

F

H

1 x 370, 2 x 347

10.25

48

J

M

18

2

2

2

Spitsbergen X-Trem 3 Camp

3

T

x

5.17

0.68

60 g

5.91

24 x 50

22

C

F

H

4 x 330

10.25

48

J

M

28

2

2

1 1

Spitsbergen X-Trem 4 Camp

4

T

x

5.63

0.68

60 g

6.37

25 x 50

24

C

F

H

4 x 364

Svalbard High 3 Camp

3

D

x

4.77

0.78

60 g

5.61

23 x 50

21

C

F

H

2 x 378, 2 x 310

10.25

48

J

M

28

2

2

10.25+9.6

48

J

M

32

1(2)

1

Svalbard 5 Camp

5

D

x

5.24

0.78

60 g

6.08

24 x 50

22

C

F

H

2 x 415, 2 x 347

10.25

48

J

M

32

1(2)

1

Svalbard 6 Camp

6

D

x

6.21

0.78

60 g

7.05

25 x 50

24

C

F

H

2 x 505, 2 x 415

10.25

48

J

M

32

2

2

OUTER FABRIC: A: Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm B: Helsport Rainguard Superlight, 2000 mm

INNER FABRIC: D: Helsport Airflow FR E: Helsport Airflow Superlight

FLOOR: G: Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm C: Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm

C: Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm

F: Helsport Airflow Pro

H: Helsport Rainguard Pro Floor, 5000 mm

POLES: I: Yunan Pressfit J: DAC Featherlite NSL

1

x

x

x

x

1

x

x

1

x

x

x

x

1

1

1

1

x

x

x

x

1

x

x

1

x

x

1

x

x

1

x

x

PEGS: K: Helsport Plugg, alu, 15 cm L: Helsport Plugg, alu, 19 cm M: Helsport X-Trem Plugg, alu, 20 cm N: V-Peg, Steel, 18 cm P: Snow Peg, alu, 31 cm


LAVVU | 2018

1

x

x

G

x

x

x

32

1

x

x

G

x

x

x

Varanger 12-14

12-14

21.40

5.70

2.40

3.80

2.10

1.71

0.77

24 x 60

350

74

M

32

1

x

x

G

x

x

x

4-6

11.90

4.33

1.50

2.25

1.30

1.43

0.89

23 x 60

255

55

M

37

1

x

x

G

x

x

x

Varanger Camp 4-6

Drying rack/kettle holder (steel)

32

M

Lavvu burner

M

64

Lavvu stove

55

300

Floor

255

22 x 60

Inner tent

20 x 60

0.77

Drying rack

0.77

1.46

No. of entrances

0.93

1.50

No. of

1.30

3.00

Type

2.25

2.00

Length, packed, cm

1.50

4.72

Length cm

3.91

15.60

Volum in compression bag, cm

11.30

8-10

Pegs

Floor / Material: G

4-6

Varanger 8-10

Pole

Innertent with floor / Material: D/G

Varanger 4-6

Name

Inner tent / Material: D

Accessories

Outer tent / Material: A

Pegs

Areal m²

Pole

Persons

Weight kg (+/-10%) / Materials

Varanger Camp 8-10

8-10

16.40

4.81

2.00

3.00

1.50

1.96

0.89

25 x 60

300

64

M

37

1

x

x

G

x

x

x

Varanger Camp 12-14

12-14

22.50

5.73

2.40

3.80

2.10

2.21

0.89

28 x 60

350

74

M

37

1

x

x

G

x

x

x

4-6

9.40

3.04

-

-

1.20

0.82

0.63

20 x 60

225

49

N

18

1

-

-

G

x

x

x

Pasvik 4-6 Pasvik 6-8 Pasvik 10-12 Finnmark 6-8 Complete

6-8

13.20

3.38

-

-

1.40

0.98

0.63

22 x 65

255

55

N

18

1

-

-

G

x

x

x

10-12

17.50

4.29

-

-

1.60

1.46

0.63

24 x 65

300

64

N

18

1

-

-

G

x

x

x

6-8

15.50

4.31

-

2.68

-

0.93

0.72

24 x 65

255

55

M

30

2

x

-

-

x

x

x

Lofoten X-Trem Camp

MATS GRIMSÆTH


COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

FONNFJELL TREK

2

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization -- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full

THE PERFECT TENT FOR FISHING OR HIKING. COMFORT WITH A VIEW! Fonnfjell 2 is comfort with a view. The tent has a large side opening that easily can be transformed into a sheltered porch using two poles as support. This creates a large area for cooking or even when the rain is pouring. The inner tent has more than enough space for even the largest sleeping mats, and a full mesh door provides good ventilation. Large pockets in the inner tent keeps your gear organized.

width mesh vents

-- The Helsport AirFlow IIÂŽ ventilation system ensures more fresh air and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and two similar poles for easy and fast pitching

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Large side opening that easily can be transformed into a sheltered porch

Poles for the shelter porch are not included The baldakin can be folded back

Fonnfjell 2 Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included:

2 21 x 50 cm 3.76 kg inkl. pegs 0.14 kg | 16 stk 2 x 347 Yunan Pressfit (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

ACCESSORIES:

02.12.13 230cm

- 130 cm poles for baldakin porch: Art.nr: 466-19 - Footprint: Art nr: 838-166, 0.58 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Trek: p. 62

240

280 90

90

105

115

130

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Helsport Green

12

Art.: 141-955

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2018

HELSPORT


COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

LOFOTEN TREK CAMP

3 CAMP 5 CAMP

-- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper

STABLE AND VERSATILE TENT WITH WHOLE FRONT OPENING Lofoten Trek Camp has a large front opening enabling you to enjoy the views even when it is raining. The poles in the inner tent are of equal length, which allows you to utilize the internal tent space to the fullest. The spacious front vestibule provides plenty of space when preparing meals, and for storing your equipment. The low profile, and aerodynamic tent shape gives good stability in the wind, and is easy to set-up when you're on your own. The upper air vent is just outside the inner tent door, in order to minimise condensation during cooking. Lofoten Trek Camp is a practical, spacious and robust tunnel tent that providess lots of comfort.

and full width mesh vents

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and colour-coded poles/cups for easy and fast pitching

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Vent over the cooking area minimizes condensation

Multiple zippers in the front allow for customisable entrances, and great views

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

HELSPORT

3 5 24 x 52 cm 26 x 52 cm 4.29 kg 5.00 kg 0.17 kg | 19 pegs 0.17 kg | 19 pegs 1 x 285, 2 x 347 cm 1 x 347, 2 x 396 cm Yunan Pressfit (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread, repair sleeve and extra pole segment. Art.: 141-975

| Art.: 141-977

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 3 Camp: Art. nr: 838-170, 0.61 kg 5 Camp: Art. nr: 838-172, 0.98 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Trek: p. 62


COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

FJELLHEIMEN TREK CAMP

New

3 CAMP 4 CAMP

-- Inner tent with 360° zipper opening and mesh

CLASSIC AND COMFORTABLE TUNNEL TENT WITH EXTRA HEIGHT Fjellheimen Trek Camp is a higher and more spacious version of the bestseller in the Pro segment. The two rear poles are the same length, which enables maximum utilization of the inner space. The aerodynamic shape ensures excellent wind stability, and it’s easy for a single person to pitch alone. The inner tent has mesh, and it is easy to cook and store all your gear in the large vestibule.

vents

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization -- "Skirt ventilation" and Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensure more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

The entire Fjellheimen range has been redesigned to maximize internal space. The pole geometry has been adjusted for optimal headroom and the floor specifically sized to fit standard rectangular sleeping mats. The floor shape is identical for all Fjellheimen tents, which simplifies the footprints.

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/

With a closeable mesh ventilation and roomy vestibule, Fjellheimen Trek Camp is a practical, spacious and durable tunnel tent, offering a high level of comfort for a relatively low weight.

-- Unique internal pole channel system that

pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Skirt ventilation provides extra fresh air

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

3 4 22 x 50 cm 22 x 50 cm 4.10 kg incl. pegs 4.37 kg incl. pegs 0.17 kg | 19 pegs 0.17 kg | 19 pegs 1 x 285, 2 x 330 cm 1 x 330, 2 x 364 cm Yunan Pressfit (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 3 Camp: Art. nr: 838-183, 0.56 kg 4 Camp: Art. nr: 838-184, 0.72 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Trek: p. 62

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 141-983

| Art.: 141-984

HELSPORT


COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

REINSFJELL TREK

3

A USER-FRIENDLY AND SELF-STANDING DOME TENT Reinsfjell Trek is a self-standing dome tent, with two entrances and two vestibules. This design gives you multiple options and, with its wide inner tent, is a comfortable 3-person tent. The two diagonally-positioned entrances means there's always a sheltered opening, and you can choose which of the vestibules to use for meal preparation and storage. The relatively straight walls give a good sense of space, making it comfortable to be inside. The tent has closeable vents with mesh that ensure good ventilation, whilst at the same time keeping out the insects.

-- Internal suspension points for drying line -- Internal storage pockets for easy organization

-- Helsport AirFlow IIÂŽ ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and colour-coded poles/cups for easy and fast pitching

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Self-standing dome tent with two entrances

360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full width mesh vents

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

TILL GOTTBRATH HELSPORT

3 23 x 50 cm 4.26 kg incl. pegs 0.15 kg | 16 pegs 2 x 364, 1 x 455 cm Yunan Pressfit (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 152-895

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: Art. nr: 838-190, 0.64 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Trek: p. 62


COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

GIMLE FAMILY

4+

-- Two cold-resistant plastic windows -- Internal storage pockets for easy organization -- The Helsport AirFlow IIÂŽ ventilation system

PRACTICAL FAMILY TENT WITH STANDING HEIGHT AND FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS Gimle Family 4+2 is one of our most practical family tents, with a standing height of 180 cm. Despite its size and volume, it is easy to pitch-up and manage for one person alone. The tent comes with an inner tent that has room for four, but it is also possible to connect an additional inner tent at the opposite end, to fit two more people. To ensure good ventilation and a great indoor climate, it is equipped with two adjustable vents and mosquito net on both the inner and outer tent.

ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/

Gimle family 4+2 is ideal for larger groups and families whether hiking in the woods or at a campsite.

pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Large vestibule

Room for extra inner tent for two persons (optional accessory)

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

16

4+2 29 x 50 cm 7.80 kg incl. pegs 0.20 kg | 24 pegs 1 x 470 + 2 x 540 cm Yunan Pressfit (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 152-862

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2018

ACCESSORIES: - Extra inner tent: Art. nr: 152-861, 1.25 kg - Footprint: Art. nr: 838-153, 1 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Trek: p. 62

27.01.15net on the back and windows in Large mousqito 27.01.15 the vestibule

Gimle family 4+ Gimle family 4+

540cm 540cm 300 210 300 210 235 235

255 190 190 200 255 200

265 265

120 120

135 135

180 180

140 140

210 210

HELSPORT


COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

VALHALL

6-8

-------

OUR LARGEST TUNNEL TENT, WITH STANDING HEIGHT AND OPENING FOR A STOVE PIPE! Vallhall is ideal for large families or as a basecamp tent for larger groups. The tent has an internal height of 180 cm, making it very comfortable inside. It has six entrances - two with mosquito nets - which, together with adjustable vents, ensure a good indoor climate. The doors can be transformed into baldakin-porches, using two 176 cm poles. The fabric has been treated with fire retardant, making it compatible with our Helsport Lavvu Stove, or even a small campfire. It is possible to purchase one or two inner tents, that can be mounted on each end of the tent. Both inner tents are 265 cm wide, with a sleeping length of 210 cm, and room for 4 persons.

High ceiling and loads of space inside Six entries, two with mosquito mesh Attachments for two inner tents Possible to make the doors into a sheltered porch Internal storage pockets The Helsport AirFlow IIÂŽ ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/ pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Several entries

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Weight inner tent: Weight floor: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included:

6-8 32 x 52 cm 10.73 kg incl. pegs 0.79kg | 32 pegs 1.65 kg (add-on) 2.1 kg (add-on) 2 x 470 + 2 x 540 + 1 x 580 cm Yunan Pressfit (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

ACCESSORIES: - Inner tent: Art. nr: 152-891, 1.65 kg - Footprint: Art. nr: 152-892, 2.1 kg - Helsport lavvoovn (stove): Art.nr: 868-210 - Poles for baldakin porch: 176 cm, Art. nr: 466-20 - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Trek: p. 62

Compatible with Helsport Lavvu stove 780 cm

265

780 cm

210

Art.: 152-890

210 180

210

290

210

210

HELSPORT

210

265

180

Possibility for two inner tents

290

200

300

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Helsport Green

200

300


COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

VARANGER DOME 4-6

8-10

-------

THE PERFECT TENT FOR USE IN LARGER GROUPS AND AS A BASECAMP TENT! Varanger Dome is suitable for larger groups or as a base camp tent. Because of the dome shape, the walls are steep, which results in a spacious and comfortable interior. The tent has three large entrance doors in the front, two with windows. This gives you a feeling of inviting the outdoors in, yet provides protection against wind and weather. The mosquito net in the inner tent and in the front door ensures, together with adjustable vents and top hat, a good indoor climate. The flame-retardant material allows for the use of the Helsport Lavvu stove, when the innertent is removed.

Free standing dome tent Fire-retardant fabric Top-hat with inside adjustments Possible to use double pole set Internal storage pockets for easy organization The Helsport AirFlow IIÂŽ ventilation system ensures more fresh air and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/ pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Top opening from the inside

Stove can be used when inner tent is removed

VARA NGER DOM E 4-6

Persons: Packed volume: Weight total (+/-5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Weight inner tent: Weight floor: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

4-6 8-10 29 x 58 cm 30 x 58 cm 6.82 kg incl. pegs 9.36 kg incl. pegs 0.59 kg | 24 pegs 0.59 kg | 24 pegs 1.95 kg (add-on) 2.95 kg (add-on) 1.30 kg (add-on) 1.50 kg (add-on) 4 x 554 cm 4 x 685 cm Yunan Pressfit (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 310-015

| Art.: 310-020

ACCESSORIES: - Inner tent: 4-6: Art. nr: 310-016, 1.95 kg 8-10: Art. nr: 310-021, 2.95 kg - Floor: 4-6: Art. nr: 334-010, 1.3 kg 8-10: Art. nr: 334-012, 1.5 kg - Helsport lavvoovn (stove): Art.nr: 868-210 - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Trek: p. 62

4-6:

345 100 160

170

370

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cm

345 cm 230 VARA NGER DOM E 8-10

8-10:

435 120 160 200

210

470 435 cm 280

18

130

cm


TIPS AND TRICKS

MORE COMFORT IN YOUR LAVVU/VARANGER DOME Accessories play an important role in increased comfort and enjoyment inside a lavvu. An inner tent and floor will increase your standard of living considerably, and should be a natural part of your lavvu if you plan to use it frequently. A stove and burner are both great alternatives to an open flame; they are more energy efficient, create less smoke and are safer in terms of sparks. In the Varanger Dome, burner use is not possible; additionally, a stove should only be used when you're not using the optional inner tent. A drying rack and kettle holder also make life inside the lavvu more enjoyable.

HELSPORT

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LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE

RINGSTIND PRO

2

A LIGHTWEIGHT, QUICK-PITCH TENT FOR FOUR SEASON ADVENTURES Ringstind is a single pole tent, with a perfect combination of low weight and four season capabilities. The tent is very easy and fast to pitch, making it easy for one person to use. In addition to 100 cm headroom it has a generous sleeping length, so even taller people can sleep or sit up comfortably. The vestibule is roomy and has space for all of your gear. The large side entry gives a great feeling of being out in nature and provides easy access to your equipment. The adjustable ventilation in the inside of the tent ensures good ventilation and climate.

-- Mesh door -- Internal storage pockets for easy organization

-- The Helsport AirFlow IIÂŽ ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and one pole make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

240 cm

Generous sleeping length

Persons: Packed volume: Tent weight (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

20

2 16 x 40 cm 2.24 kg incl. pegs 0.16 kg | 15 pegs 1 x 347 cm DAC Featherlight NSL (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (50 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: Art.nr: 838-102, 0.3 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Pro: p. 62

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 163-085

HEL S P ORT

2018

BJĂ˜RN TORE MOEN


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE

FONNFJELL PRO

2

-- Inner tent with 360° zipper opening and

AWARD-WINNING AND FLEXIBLE TUNNEL TENT WITH THREE ENTRANCES

mesh vents

Fonnfjell Pro is a little different than our other tunnel tents. The tent has three alternative entrances. Uniquely, one of them is a large side opening that easily can be transformed into a sheltered porch using two poles as support. This creates a huge area for cooking even when the rain is pouring. With the entrances closed, the tent has a large vestibule. The inner tent has extra floor length and more than enough space for even the largest sleeping mats. Large pockets inside make it easy to organize and keep the tent nice and tidy. This tent is perfect for fishing and shorter trips, as well as any kind of hike in the mountains.

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

Fonnfjell Pro is comfort with a view!

-- Patented pole cup and two similar poles make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that

When the Scandinavian Outdoor Award was handed out for spring/summer 2015, Fonnfjell Pro got the most prestigious one. This is the jury’s reason:

Overall winner! 2016

providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

“The Fonnfjell Pro 2 tunnel tent impressed the jury with its unique inner tent configuration creating a spacious vestibule with one big front opening and two side entrances. This offers great ventilation, easy entry and weather protection. The quality and the workmanship of the materials are of the highest level, for such a spacious and strong-four season tent the weight is good.”

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Three alternative entrances and the shelter porch can be folded back

Side entrances closed

Poles for the shelter porch are not included

Fonnfjell 2

Persons: Packed volume: Tent weight (+ / 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

HELSPORT

2 20 x 40 cm 3.22 kg incl. pegs 0.17 kg | 16 pegs 2 x 347 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard Pro Floor, 5000 mm

02.12.13 230cm

ACCESSORIES: - 2 X 132 cm poles for baldakin porch: Art.nr: 466-19 - Footprint: Art nr: 838-166, 0.58 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Pro: p. 62

240

280 90

90

105

115

130

Rep Kit (50 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread, repair sleeve and extra pole segment. Art.: 163-058

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LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE New 2 CAMP

LOFOTEN PRO CAMP 2 CAMP

3 CAMP 4 CAMP

-- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full width

CONVENIENT, STABLE AND VERSATILE YEAR-ROUND TENT WITH WHOLE FRONT OPENING Lofoten Pro Camp is the new all-round king of the mountain, with a perfect combination of weight, volume and smart solutions. Lofoten Pro Camp is a practical, spacious and very robust tunnel tent offering low weight and high comfort for trips in all seasons. Despite its low weight, it has plenty of volume and height. The inner tent has mosquito netting, and it's easy to cook and store equipment in the large vestibule. This vestibule can also be fully opened, providing good views and effective ventilation, even in the rain. The aerodynamic design provides excellent stability in high winds, and is easy to set up when you're on your own. 4-season ventilation and durable materials make this tent perfect for year-round adventures .

mesh vents

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization -- ”Skirt ventilation system” and Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensure more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

-- Vent over the cooking area minimizes condensation

Multiple zippers in the front allow for customisable entrances, and great views.

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

22

3 2 20 x 40 cm 19 x 40 cm 3.44 kg 3.10 kg 0.20 kg | 19 pegs 0.20 kg | 19 pegs 2x270, 1x330 cm 2x260, 1x310 cm DAC Feartherlite NSLTM (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard Pro Floor, 5000 mm

4 22 x 40 cm 3.77 kg 0.20 kg | 19 pegs 2x300, 1x364 cm

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 2 Camp: Art.nr: 838-174, 0,48 kg 3 Camp: Art.nr: 838-175, 0.60 kg 4 Camp: Art.nr: 838-176, 0.78 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Pro: p. 62

Rep Kit (50 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread, repair sleeve and extra pole segment. Art.: 163-089

HEL S P ORT

2018

| Art.: 163-090

| Art.: 163-092

KRISTIN JONFOSLAND KOLSTØ


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE

REINSFJELL PRO 2

3

FREESTANDING TENT WITH TWO ENTRANCES AND TWO VESTIBULES, FOR 4-SEASONS Reinsfjell Pro is a freestanding, compact dome tent. With two entrances and two vestibules it is a flexible and comfortable tent. You can use one vestibule for gear storage and one for cooking, or let each person have their own separate access point. With one opening on each side, you're always able to have sheltered tent access. The relatively straight walls make for a generous indoor space, and a more comfortable tent environment. The tent has sealable vents with mosquito mesh, suitable for four-season use.

-- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full width mesh vents

-- Attachment loops in inner tent -- Internal storage pockets for easy organization -- The Helsport AirFlow IIÂŽ ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Two large openings, each with their own vestibule

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

TILL GOTTBRATH

2 3 22 x 40 cm 23 x 40 cm 3.44 kg incl. pegs 4.17 kg incl. pegs 0.17 kg | 16 pegs 0.17 kg | 16 pegs 1 x 370, 2 x 347 cm 2 x 364, 1 x 455 cm DAC Featherlight NSL (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (50 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread, repair sleeve and extra pole segment. Art.: 163-056

| Art.: 163-057

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 2: Art.nr: 838-165, 0.45 kg 3: Art.nr: 838-190, 0.64 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Pro: p. 62


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE

FJELLHEIMEN PRO CAMP

New 3 CAMP 4 CAMP

IDEAL COMBINATION OF LOW WEIGHT AND LARGE VOLUME, FOR FOUR-SEASONS

-- 360° inner tent opening design,

Fjellheimen Camp is our flagship tent in the PRO series. An ideal combination of weight and volume has made it one of our most popular models for many years.

-- Internal storage pockets for easy

The entire Fjellheimen range has been redesigned for 2018 to maximize internal space. The pole geometry has been adjusted for optimal headroom and the floor specifically sized to fit standard rectangular sleeping mats. The floor shape is identical for all Fjellheimen tents, which simplifies the footprints. Fjellheimen is a practical, spacious and very durable tunnel tent that offers low weight and high comfort all year around. Despite the low weight it has lots of space, and is both voluminous and tall. The inner tent has mesh, and it is easy to cook and store all your gear in the large vestibule. The aerodynamic shape provides excellent stability in strong winds, and it is easy for one person to pitch alone. Four-season ventilation and durable materials make this tent perfect for all-season adventuring.

zipper and full width mesh vents organization

-- "Skirt ventilation" and Helsport AirFlow IIÂŽ ventilation system ensure more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/ pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Skirt ventilation provides extra fresh air

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

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3 4 21 x 40 cm 21 x 40 cm 3.55 kg incl. pegs 4.11 kg incl. pegs 0.20 kg | 19 pegs 0.20 kg | 19 pegs 2 x 330 + 1 x 285 cm 2 x 364 + 1 x 330 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard Pro Floor, 5000 mm

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 3 Camp: Art.nr: 838-183, 0.56 kg 4 Camp: Art.nr: 838-184, 0.72 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Pro: p. 62

Rep Kit (50 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread, repair sleeve and extra pole segment. Art.: 163-130

HEL S P ORT

2018

| Art.: 163-131

ANDERS OSKAR BRAATHEN LAR ANDERS MATHISEN


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE

FJELLHEIMEN CAMP

6 CAMP

-- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper

A LARGE, LIGHTWEIGHT TUNNEL TENT WITH TWO ENTRANCES AND TWO INNER-TENTS

and full width mesh vents

Fjellheimen 6 Camp is one of the lightest six-person tents in its class, and the largest in our popular Fjellheimen series. The tent is very light considering its generous volume and six-person capacity. Two inner tents; one with room for four persons, and one for two persons. The inner tents can easily be taken in or out, so you can choose whether you want to sleep six, four or have more storage space. There is also a large vestibule between the two inner tents, with doors on each side that make it easy to get gear and people in and out. When camping on snow this vestibule makes the perfect place for building a cold pit. Four-season ventilation makes this tent suitable for any adventure, all year round.

-- Internal storage pockets -- "Skirt ventilation" and Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensure more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/ pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

Fjellheimen 6 Camp is perfect for the whole family, or a group of friends camping together. The option of removing the inner tents also makes it very attractive as a basecamp-tent.

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Double entry

Two inner tents

28.11.13. Skirt ventilation provides extra fresh air

Fjellheimen 6 c

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

HELSPORT

6 22 x 42 cm 5.17 kg incl. pegs 0.20 kg | 20 pegs 1 x 330 + 2 x 364 cm DAC Featherlite NSL ™ (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard Pro Floor, 5000 mm

525 cm

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: Art.nr: 838-119, 0.95 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Pro: p. 62

230 210 180

120 180

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115

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115

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235

Rep Kit (50 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread, repair sleeve and extra pole segment. Art.: 163-132

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115


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE

SVALBARD HIGH PRO CAMP

3 CAMP

-- Dome and tunnel tent combination -- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full

A LIGHTER VERSION OF PERHAPS THE WORLD’S MOST EXPERIENCED EXPEDITION TENT Svalbard has been one of our flagship models in the X-Trem category since 1999, and is probably one the world’s most experienced expedition tents.

width mesh vents

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization -- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system

Proving itself on the North Pole, South Pole, Greenland and the world’s highest mountains, Svalbard can be described as a master of expeditions. Few other tents have so many merits and are so well known from the base-camp as our Svalbard. All materials and details have been thoroughly tested.

ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

Its construction combines the best from dome and tunnel tents, and withstands the harshest conditions. The dome makes the tent extra stable in strong winds, but also provides more space and height inside, increasing the comfort level inside the tent - especially useful when you're weather-bound.

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/

This new PRO version of the Svalbard has the same strong fabric, but is 600 grams lighter.

-- Unique internal pole channel system that

A very good choice for longer winter trips and tough conditions with strong winds – but also ideal all year round for those who appreciate an extra level of comfort.

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic

channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Large mesh roof pocket for storage and drying

Attachment loops to hang your gear

02.12.13

Svalbard 3 high

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

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3 22 x 42 cm 4.27 kg incl. pegs 0.27 kg | 26 pegs 2 x 378 cm + 2 x 310 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard Pro Floor, 5000 mm

440 cm

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: Art.nr: 838-130, 0.69 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Pro: p. 62

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180

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240

Rep Kit (50 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread, repair sleeve and extra pole segment. Art.: 265-278

2018

HELSPORT


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE

SPITSBERGEN PRO CAMP

3 CAMP

EXTRA SPACIOUS TUNNEL TENT WITH FRONT AND REAR ENTRANCE POINTS Spitsbergen Pro Camp is the largest tunnel tent in the Pro category. With four poles of equal length, it's quick and easy to set up. The tent design allows for good headroom throughout, something you appreciate if you're weatherbound or otherwise spending lots of time inside the tent. With two entrances and two spaces for gear storage, you're always able to have sheltered tent access. You could also, for example, store gear in one place and cook your food in another. Spitsbergen Pro Camp has an aerodynamic design, which stands up well to windy conditions.

-- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full width mesh vents

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization

-- ”Skirt ventilation system” and Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensure more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Unique internal pole channel system that providess better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

-- Large entrances allow for easy access, and great views.

2 entrances

4 equal poles for easy set-up and good headroom throughout

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Helsport Green

HELSPORT

3 24 x 40 cm 4.64 kg incl. pegs 0.25 kg | 24 pegs 4 x 330 cm DAC Featherlight NSL (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (50 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: Art.nr: 838-195, 0.76 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Pro: p. 62

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 163-120

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LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE PRO- SuperLight

RINGSTIND SUPERLIGHT 1-2 2

OUR LIGHTEST TENT WITH A TOTAL WEIGHT OF 1 KG! Weighing only 1060 gm, Ringstind SuperLight 1-2 is one of the world's lightest tents. This is a tent for those who are looking to keep their pack as light as possible. The tent is developed in close cooperation with athletes who have the highest standards of low weight and high functionality. The construction makes it very easy for one person to pitch up alone, even in difficult conditions. All the tent's details have been designed to combine function and low weight. This applies not only to fabrics but also to backstays, pole cups, poles and vents, all of which are designed to keep the overall weight to a minimum. This is the perfect tent for solo trips where saving weight is important.

-- Lightweight fabrics and components -- Lightweight inner tent fabric with mosquito net and excellent breathability

-- Pole cup one pole makes the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization

1.06 kg

   

complete

1.42 kg

complete

Large door provides good views

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included:

1-2 13 x 36 cm 1.06 kg incl. pegs

2 14 x 40 cm 1.42 kg incl. pegs 0.10 kg | 12 pegs 1 x 347 cm

0.09 kg | 11 pegs 1 x 290 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Superlight, 2000 mm Helsport Airflow Superlight Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Rep Kit (40 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 1-2: Art.nr: 838-103, 0.26 kg 2: Art.nr: 838-102, 0.30 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Superlight: p. 62

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Blue

Art.: 163-001

| Art.: 162-993

No 4. 2012:

No. 5, 2012

TESTWINNER!

TESTWINNER!

ANDREAS KJØNDAL


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE PRO- SuperLight

TROLLTIND SUPERLIGHT

2

COMPACT, FREESTANDING AND SUPERLIGHT DOME TENT With a weight of just 1.45 kg, the Trolltind is perfect for hiking trips where weight and volume is important. Despite the low weight the tent still provides good interior space and a high ceiling. The crossed pole construction makes it freestanding, and very stable. All the tent's details have been designed to combine function and low weight. This applies not only to fabrics but also to backstays, pole cups, poles and vents, all of which are designed to keep the overall weight to a minimum. The two vents contribute to minimizing condensation and ensure a good indoor climate. The entrance is placed in one of the short sides, and provides good access to the inner tent. The low weight and volume of the Trolltind make this tent perfect for solo trips in the mountains, biking or kayaking.

-- Steep sidewalls maximize the interior space -- Lightweight fabrics and components -- Lightweight inner tent fabric with mosquito net and excellent breathability

-- Pole cup two similar poles make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Internal storage pockets

1.45 kg

complete

 

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Blue

ØYVIND SALVESEN

2 18 x 40 cm 1.45 kg incl. pegs 0.10 kg | 12 pegs 2 x 364 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Superlight, 2000 mm Helsport Airflow Superlight Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Rep Kit (40 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 163-003

Self standing - perfect for pitching in difficult terrain

ACCESSORIES: - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Superlight: p. 62

230cm 120 140

95 210

105


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE PRO- SuperLight

FONNFJELL SUPERLIGHT

2

SUPERLIGHT TUNNEL TENT WITH THREE FLEXIBLE ENTRANCES Fonnfjell SuperLight is a little different than our other tunnel tents. The tent has three alternative entrances. Quite unique is that one of them is a large side opening that easily can be transformed into a sheltered porch using two poles as support. This creates a huge area for cooking, even when the rain is pouring. The inner tent has extra floor length and more than enough space for even the largest sleeping mats. Large pockets inside make it easy to organize and keep the tent nice and tidy. All the tent's details have been designed to combine function and low weight. This applies not only to fabrics but also to backstays, pole cups, poles and vents, all of which are designed to keep the overall weight to a minimum. This tent is perfect for fishing and shorter trips, as well as any kind of hike in the mountains. This is superlight comfort with a view!

-- Three alternative entrances -- Lightweight fabrics and components -- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full width mesh vents

-- Pole cup two similar poles make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/ noise in windy conditions

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization

Large side opening that easily can beNIKLAS transformed VILLABØ into a sheltered porch

2.00 kg complete

 

Side entrances closed

Poles for the shelter porch are not included. The shelter porch folded back

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Blue

30

2 21 x 36 cm 2.00 kg incl. pegs 0.14 kg | 16 pegs 2 x 347 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Superlight, 2000 mm Helsport Airflow Superlight Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Rep Kit (40 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 163-016

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2018

ACCESSORIES: - 130 cm poles for baldakin porch: Art.nr: 466-19 - Footprint: Art nr: 838-166, 0.58 kg. - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Superlight: p. 62


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Fonnfjell SuperLight

HELSPORT


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE PRO- SuperLight

REINSFJELL SUPERLIGHT

2 3

A SUPERLIGHT AND SPACIOUS DOME TENT WITH SUPERB VENTILATION Reinsfjell SuperLight is a freestanding tent with two doors and two vestibules. Flexible and comfortable, you could use one vestibule to store gear and one for cooking. The tent frame is designed with pre-bent pole-sections, which make the walls steeper and increases the interior space and comfort level. Four vents on the outer-tent and two large mesh panels on the inner tent ensure excellent ventilation and minimize condensation. On warm days you can keep the tent completely “open”, and still keep the mosquitoes out.

-- Lightweight fabrics and components -- Lightweight inner tent fabric with mosquito net and excellent breathability

-- Pole cup and color-coded poles/pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

All the tent's details have been designed to combine function and low weight. This applies not only to fabrics but also to backstays, pole cups, poles and vents, all of which are designed to keep the overall weight to a minimum.

-- Unique internal pole channel system that

Reinsfjell SuperLight is the perfect combination of extremely low weight and high comfort level.

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization

provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

Two doors and two vestibules

    

2.25 kg complete

2.44 kg complete

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included:

2 3 18 x 40 cm 19 x 40 cm 2.25 kg incl. pegs 2.44 kg incl. pegs 0.14 kg | 16 pegs 0.14 kg | 16 pegs 2 x 347 + 1 x 370 cm 2 x 347 + 1 x 410 cm DAC Featherlight NSL (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Superlight, 2000 mm Helsport Airflow Superlight Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Rep Kit (40 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

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Blue

Art.: 163-000

| Art.: 163-110

Helsport Green

Art.: 162-999

| Art.: 163-112

HEL S P ORT

2018

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 2: Art.nr: 838-165, 0.45 kg 3: Art.nr: 838-191, 0.48 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Superlight: p. 62


REINSFJELL SUPERLIGHT Editor's choice! 2014

Best rating! 2015

Test winner! 2015

Product of the year! 2015

Editor's choice! Outdoor 2016

Test winner!

2016

Test winner! 2017

Test winner! 2017

Reinsfjell SuperLight

HELSPORT


"My home is where my tent is. The freedom I get by owning an apartment that only weighs 2.2 kg is infinite. I probably spend more time than most finding the perfect campsite but, when I find it, I feel like a millionaire."


�I've been thinking about it lately, thinking that I really have reached one of my big goals. Without being fully aware of it I walk around in my own dream. The dream that spending time outdoors should be greater than the ordinary life, or to put it another way: that spending time outdoors should be regular life. I am out and exploring more often than I'm not. That was the goal, it was the dream, and the dream lives on� Stian Aadland | @stianmedsekken1 / www.stianmedsekken.net

Reinsfjell SuperLight

STIAN AADLAND


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE PRO- SuperLight New

LOFOTEN SUPERLIGHT

2 3

-- Lightweight fabrics and components -- Lightweight inner tent fabric with mosquito net and

COMFORT AND EXTREMELY LIGHTWEIGHT You can open the front fully or partially, and the tent can also easily be used as a gapahuk. Lofoten Superlight is perfect for those who want a comfortable tent, but have their pack as light as possible.

excellent breathability

-- Pole cup and color-coded poles/pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

With the inner tent and the flysheet attached, the tent is exceptionally fast to pitch and you avoid getting the inner-tent wet if it’s raining.

-- "Skirt ventilation" and Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensure more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full width mesh

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization

    

1.51 kg

complete

1.71 kg

complete

Fold away the front and create an open shelter

Skirt ventilation provides extra fresh air

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Blue

3 2 17 x 40 cm 16 x 40 cm 1.71 kg incl. pegs 1.51 kg incl. pegs 0.11 kg | 13 pegs 0.11 kg | 13 pegs 1 x 270 + 1 x 330 cm 1 x 260 + 1 x 310 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Superlight, 2000 mm Helsport Airflow Superlight Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Rep Kit (40 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 2: Art.nr: 838-177, 0.39 kg 3: Art.nr: 838-178, 0.48 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Superlight: p. 62

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repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 162-981

| Art.: 162-982

HELSPORT


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE PRO- SuperLight

LOFOTEN SUPERLIGHT CAMP

New 2 CAMP 2 CAMP 3 CAMP

PRACTICAL, ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT AND VERSATILE 3-SEASON TENT WITH WHOLE FRONT OPENING

-- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full

Lofoten Superlight Camp is the lightweight edition of Lofoten Pro Camp, offering the same great space and practical tunnel design, but at a much lower weight. The tent is spacious with a generous interior volume, and ample gear space in the vestibule.

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization -- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/

All the tent's details have been designed to combine function and low weight. This applies not only to fabrics but also to backstays, pole cups, poles and vents, all of which are designed to keep the overall weight to a minimum.

-- Unique internal pole channel system that

width mesh

channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

An excellent indoor climate is ensured with a skirt ventilation combined with two minimalistic vents. With the inner tent and the flysheet attached, the tent is exceptionally fast to pitch. The vestibule can be fully opened, giving good views and airflow, even in the rain. The Lofoten Superlight Camp is perfect for those who want a convenient, spacious and lightweight tent which occupies the minimum of space in your backpack.

-- Vent over the cooking area minimizes condensation

    

1.98 kg

complete

2.10 kg complete

”Skirt ventilation system” and Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensure more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

Large front entrance allows for great views and easy access.

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Blue

Test winner! 2017

Test winner! 2017 HELSPORT

3 2 17 x 40 cm 16 x 40 cm 2.10 kg incl. pegs 1.98 kg incl. pegs 0.15 kg | 17 pegs 0.15 kg | 17 pegs 2 x 270, 1 x 330 cm 2 x 260, 1 x 310 cm DAC Fearthe Rainguard Superlight, 2000 mm Helsport Rainguard Superlight, 2000 mm Helsport Airflow Superlight Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Rep Kit (40 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 162-984

Art.: 162-987

420

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 2: Art.nr: 838-174, 0.48 kg 3: Art.nr: 838-175, 0.60 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Superlight: p. 62

155 135

105 115 150

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115 105

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LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE PRO- SuperLight

FJELLHEIMEN SUPERLIGHT CAMP

New 2 CAMP 3 CAMP 4 CAMP

THE PERFECT COMBINATION OF COMFORT AND EXTREMELY LOW WEIGHT Fjellheimen SuperLight is an extremely lightweight tent that also offers comfort. It is spacious, and has a large vestibule for all your gear. The entire Fjellheimen range has been redesigned for 2018 to maximize internal space. The pole geometry has been adjusted for optimal headroom and the floor specifically sized to fit standard rectangular sleeping mats. The floor shape is identical for all Fjellheimen tents, which simplifies the footprints. All the tent's details have been designed to combine function and low weight. This applies not only to fabrics but also to backstays, pole cups, poles and vents, all of which are designed to keep the overall weight to a minimum. Excellent indoor climate is ensured with a skirt ventilation combined with two minimalistic vents. With the inner tent and the flysheet attached, the tent is exceptionally fast to pitch. Fjellheimen SuperLight Camp is perfect for those who want a spacious tent, but their pack to be as light as possible.

2.09 kg 2.25 kg 2.51 kg complete

        

-- Lightweight fabrics and components -- Lightweight inner tent fabric with mosquito net and excellent breathability

-- Pole cup and color-coded poles/pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- "Skirt ventilation" and Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensure more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/ noise in windy conditions

-- Internal storage pockets for easy organization

Skirt ventilation provides extra fresh air

Large entry and spacious vestibule

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Blue

2 3 17 x 40 cm 17 x 40 cm 2.09 kg incl. pegs 2.25 kg incl. pegs 0.15 kg | 17 pegs 0.15 kg | 17 pegs 1 x 260 + 2 x 310 cm 1 x 285 + 2 x 330 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (36 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Superlight, 2000 mm Helsport Airflow Superlight Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Rep Kit (40 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

4 18 x 40 cm 2.51 kg incl. pegs 0.15 kg | 17 pegs 1 x 330 + 2 x 364 cm

Art.: 163-140

| Art.: 163-143

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Helsport Green

| Art.: 163-142

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 2: Art.nr: 838-182, 0.48 kg 3: Art.nr: 838-183, 0.60 kg 4: Art.nr: 838-184, 0.78 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn Superlight: p. 62

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| Art.: 163-141

2018


FJELLHEIMEN SUPERLIGHT CAMP

“Best of the Superlight-weight tents” Fjell&Vidde (Norway), June 2012

OPDAG

VERDEN MAGASINET OM FRILUFTSLIV OG EVENTYR

“The perfect mountain tent” Opdag Verden (Denmark), June 2012

”With the Fjellheimen Superlight Range Helsport takes the construction of ultralight tents to a new level. (...)” Honorary mention (SOG)

”Extremly light, small packvolume, roomy inner tent, spacious vestibule, really good rain and windprotection.“ Outdoor (Germany), 2013

Fjellheimen SuperLight Camp

KYLE MEYR


FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

LOFOTEN X-TREM CAMP 3 CAMP

-- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full

PRACTICAL, ROBUST AND VERSATILE YEAR-ROUND TENT WITH WHOLE FRONT OPENING Lofoten X-Trem Camp is an all-round tent designed for demanding trips. With its perfect combination of weight, volume and smart solutions, the Lofoten X-Trem Camp is a practical, spacious and robust tunnel tent. It offers a low-weight high comfort tent solution, even when it gets really windy on the plateau, with plenty of space inside in both volume and height. The inner tent has a mosquito netting, and it's easy to cook and store equipment in the large vestibule. The vestibule can be fully opened, giving good views and ventilation, even in rain or snow. The aerodynamic design provides excellent stability in windy conditions, and it is easy to set up when you're on your own. 4-season ventilation and durable materials make this tent is perfect for year-round adventuring. With extra strong guy lines, reinforced guy line points, storm flaps and double pole cups (for use of two pole sets), this tent is perfect for the most challenging of expeditions.

width mesh vents

-- Mesh gear loft and internal storage pockets for easy organization

-- The Helsport AirFlow IIÂŽ ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/ channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

-- Vent over the cooking area minimizes condensation

-- Extra strong guy lines, reinforced guy points and storm flaps.

-- Double pole cups for two pole sets.

Large front opening with multiple zippers allows for a customisable entrance, and great views.

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included:

3 19 x 53 cm 4.45 kg 0.56 kg | 23 pegs 2 x 270, 1 x 330 cm DAC Feartherlite NSLTM (48cm sections) Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Red/Yellow

40

Art.: 170-095

HEL S P ORT

2018

430

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: Art.nr: 838-175, 0.60 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn X-Trem: p. 62

180 160

120 110

85 95


TIPS AND TRICKS

USE OF WATER BOTTLES DURING WINTER To prevent the water from freezing in your water bottle, hang it around your neck and put it inside your jacket. The warmth of your body will keep it from freezing. Refill with snow for more water. Andreas Kjøndal Teacher KVS Lyngdal

Lofoten X-Trem Camp

MATS GRIMSÆTH


FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS New

FJELLHEIMEN X-TREM CAMP 3 CAMP 4 CAMP

A SPACIOUS WINTER TENT FOR WEIGHT-CONSCIOUS ADVENTURERS

Our Fjellheimen-series is known for offering generous volume at a low weight. The X-Trem version is no exception, and it's our lightest X-Trem tent relative to size. The entire Fjellheimen range has been redesigned for 2018 to maximize internal space. The pole geometry has been adjusted for optimal headroom and the floor specifically sized to fit standard rectangular sleeping mats. The floor shape is identical for all Fjellheimen tents, which simplifies the footprints. The tent was developed together with professional users of the standard model; they loved the tent so much they wanted an extreme version they could use in more challenging conditions. The result was a tent with the same measurements and volume, but with storm flaps, reinforced guy-line points and several details making it better suited for the most extreme winter conditions. It has an excellent combination of low weight, compact pack-volume and a high safety level. Although Fjellheimen X-Trem has become a sought-after tent for expeditions, it is also a very popular 4-season tent amongst those who want a safe shelter all year around. It has been awarded “best in test” several times by large consumer testing of 4-season tents.

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Inner tent with 360° zipper opening and mesh Mesh gear loft Storm flaps The pole channels and pole cups are dimensioned for both one and two poles

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation. The vents can be closed completely, to prevent them from packing with snow

-- Pole cups and color-coded poles/pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Extra strong guy lines and reinforced guy points. Several double guy points and combined guy lines. This reduces the number of pegs needed, and makes it easier to pitch the tent. To get an even distribution of force on the guy points the guy lines are connected through rings.

-- Guy-line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

”Fjellheimen X-trem is an outstanding tunnel tent that gives you the feeling of coming home. A safe and good home.” Aleksander Gamme Two entries

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included:

3 22 x 50 cm 4.70 kg incl. pegs

4 22 x 50 cm 5.26 kg incl. pegs

0.56 kg | 23 pegs 0.56 kg | 23 pegs 2 x 364 + 1 x 330 cm 2 x 330 + 1 x 285 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard® Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard® Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle,

thread, repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

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ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 3 Camp: Art.nr: 838-183, 0.60 kg 4 Camp: Art.nr: 838-184, 0.78 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn X-Trem: p. 62


THE WORLD’S LONGEST SOLO SKIING EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTH POLE AND BACK WITH ALEKSANDER GAMME

In 2012 Aleksander Gamme completed the world’s longest solo ski trip when he, alone and unsupported, skied to the South Pole and back. Many attempted before him and failed, but after 87 days alone in the icy wilderness, with 2280 kilometers behind him, Aleksander pitched his tent at the goal in Hercules Inlet. With him on this trip was the Fjellheimen X-Trem 3 Camp and Polheim sleeping bag. ”In Antarctica, I chose a Fjellheimen X-trem tent. Some might think it’s odd that I chose a tunnel tent on the world’s windiest continent, but the advantages of the tunnel construction are many. At the Antarctic plateau the risk of heavy snowfall is small and the wind direction relatively stable, so the tent practically stood along the direction of the wind through the night. Fjellheimen X-trem, and tunnel tents in general, are very easy to pitch up, especially when you are alone. This was also a crucial factor, both in terms of safety and efficiency.” -Aleksander Gamme

FJELLHEIMEN X-TREM CAMP

”BEST 4 SEASON TENT” 2006 “BEST TUNNEL TENT” 2010

“BEST IN TEST” 2006

“BEST IN TEST” 2007

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FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

SPITSBERGEN X-TREM CAMP

3 CAMP 4 CAMP

EXTRA SPACIOUS TUNNEL TENT WITH DUAL ENTRANCES, FOR THOSE REALLY LONG TRIPS. Spitsbergen X-Trem Camp is the sequel to the classic Svea Camp, the largest tunnel tent in the X-TREM category, and is the perfect companion for long sled trips. With four equal poles it's quick and easy to set up, and has ample headroom and sleeping space throughout - something you appreciate when the weather keeps you inside the tent. The Spitsbergen X-Trem Camp's aerodynamic design is particularly intended to resist severe wind. Combined with solid storm flaps around the tent, strong guy lines and extra guy lines, this tent is a safe shelter in any weather. Like all of our Xtrem series tents, the Spitsbergen X-Trem Camp is designed to allow double pole sets, for additional security in extreme wind. With two entrances and two areas for gear storage you'll always have a sheltered entranceway. This also provides the flexibility to store gear in one place and cook another. On longer trips with 2 or more people, you can also divide the tent space for a little more privacy.

-- 2 entrances with large vestibules -- 360° inner tent opening design, zipper and full width mesh vents

-- Mesh gear loft and internal storage pockets for easy organization

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

-- Patented pole cup and color-coded poles/ channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

-- Large opening allows for a customisable entrance, and great views.

-- Extra strong guy lines, reinforced guy points and storm flaps.

-- Double pole cups for two pole sets.

4 equal poles for easy set-up and good headroom throughout

Fold up the fabric for direct access to the inner tent

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Red/Yellow

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4 25 x 50 cm 6.37 kg incl. pegs 0.68 kg | 28 pegs 4 x 364 cm

0.68 kg | 28 pegs 4 x 330 cm DAC Featherlight NSL (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard® Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard® Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 170-120

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Art.: 170-122

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 3 Camp: Art.nr: 838-195, 0.76 kg 4 Camp: Art.nr: 838-196, 0.78 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn X-Trem: p. 62


TIPS AND TRICKS

SECURING GUY LINES IN DIFFICULT GROUND In loose snow or on hard ground it can be difficult to secure guy lines - but there are alternative ways of anchoring your tent. In winter, use special snow pegs, or your skis or ski poles. If it's difficult to get these vertically into the ground, lay them horizontally and bury them. Make sure your ski edges don't chew through the guy lines. Also watch that you don't trip over your poles in the dark - this is especially important around doorways and entrances. If you're on hard ground, tents with storms flaps are perfect. Just place large stones on the flaps, with some moss underneath them to protect the tent fabric. You can also use stones or trees as alternatives to pegs.

Use winter pegs

Bury the anchor points horizontally

Ensure metal edges can't cut guy lines

Use stones on storm flaps, avoiding sharp edges

Use items around you as pegs

SPITSBERGEN X-TREM CAMP Test winner!

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FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

PATAGONIA

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THE ULTIMATE EXPEDITION TENT, DEVELOPED WITH BØRGE OUSLAND The Patagonia has been developed in close cooperation between Helsport and Børge Ousland, and is based on Børge's experiences from 30 years of expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Security is always critical on such trips, and this tent has all the necessary details for safe and easy handling during the worst conditions. The aerodynamic construction is especially important in the wind. The tent is not pushed down in strong winds, but instead the wind flows over the tent roof. In addition to increased stability, this construction also saves weight, because the tent uses shorter poles and less fabric. The positioning of the poles, as well as their angle, also makes the tent extra suitable in extreme winds. Good height ensures comfort when you get weather-bound. Patagonia withstands extreme conditions, particularly the wind, and the strength of the tent is increased further by using double poles. There is room in all pole-channels, and a double pole-cup is standard. This tent really is optimal for winter-use; every single detail is developed to make sure things work as easily and functionally as possible, and is manageable with mittens. The storm flaps with integrated peg loops are in one piece around the tent. This reduces the pitching time especially during windy conditions. The peg loops are wide and not too long, perfect for pitching the tent with skis. Ventilation is an important aspect on all tents. The Patagonia has two angled vents on both sides that are placed high enough so they do not pack up with snow, despite windy conditions. In addition there are two centered vents placed high in the front and rear. Together these four vents create a safe and flexible venting system.

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+ - 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent Fabric floor: Included: Extra pole set: Sled bag: Rep Kit: Red/Yellow

3 23 x 50 cm 6.54 kg (incl. pegs and one set of poles) 0.61 kg | 25 pegs 2 x 270 cm (9,6 mm) + 4 x 330 cm (10,25 mm) DAC Featherlite NSL™ (48 cm segmenter) Helsport Rainguard® Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard® Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit, sled bag and two sets of poles. 0.59 kg 0.38 kg Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 170-010

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: Art.nr: 838-154, 0.50 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn X-Trem: p. 62

400 180 160

125 150 120

120 110

70 80

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Børge Ousland on one of his first long tests of the Patagonia, on his way to the South Pole, December 2011. Prior to this, the same tent experienced tough conditions in Patagonia. BØRGE OUSLAND


FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

" I have personally experienced being beaten to the ground by strong winds and seen sleds blown over my tent on the icecap in Patagonia. This tent meets my extreme requirements, both when it comes to strength and easy handling."

STORM FLAPS: The storm flaps with integrated peg loops are in one piece around the tent. This reduces the pitching time especially during windy conditions. The peg loops are wide and not too long, perfect for pitching the tent with skis.

INNER TENT: Inner tent with 360° zipper for easy opening and ventilation

POLE CHANNELS: Patagonia is delivered with a double set of poles, and the pole channels and pole cups are dimensioned for both one and two poles. Using two poles provides extra safety and stability. The pole cup and glove-friendly solutions makes pitching and packing easier in extreme weather. The channels amd poles are color-coded, for easy and fast pitching.

ZIPPER: Patagonia is equipped with a strong zipper that doesn’t freeze. This is based on Børge's many experiences using zippers in extremely cold weather conditions.

GUY LINES: The tent has double guy points on all guy lines. This reduces the number of pegs, and makes it easier to pitch the tent. To get an even distribution of force on the guy points the guy lines are connected through rings.

SLED BAG: To protect the tent, and make it as easy as possible to pack the sled, it comes with a specially designed sled bag. The technique of packing down a tent with the poles inside the channels makes the tent very easy to set up and take down, even in strong winds. This is crucial in extreme weather.

PEGS: Helsport 20 cm XT-pegs are included.

The Patagonia was used by the Baffin Babes on their expedition to South Georgia in 2012.

BAFFIN BABES


ICELEGACY

THE WORLD’S 20 LARGEST GLACIERS IN 10 YEARS August 4th 2014 was the starting point for the project IceLegacy, and with it Borge Ousland and Vincent Colliard’s mission to be the first people to cross the 20 largest glaciers on Earth. THE PROJECT HAS TWO GOALS: 1: To document the drastic climate changes that are taking place in the Arctic. They will test and collect information on each glacier, and provide scientists with information never accessed before. In addition, they will work on spreading knowledge about glacial recession and its consequences with as many as possible. 2: Transferring Børge's vast knowledge and experience of Arctic expeditions to the next generation of explorers. Everyone here at Helsport is proud to be able to follow Børge and Vincent on this important journey, and we look forward to following the developments over the next 10 years!

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1. Novaya Zemlya Russia 2. Grant Icecap Canda 3. ACADEMY OF SCIENCE RUSSIA 4. WESTERN CHUGACH ALASKA 5. AGASSIZ CANADA 6. DEVON CANADA 7. MUELLER CANADA 8. BARNES CANADA 9. PENNY CANADA 10. PRINCE OF WALES CANADA 11. ST ELIAS ALASKA 12. STIKINE ALASKA 13. AUSTFONNA SVALBARD 14. NORDØST SPITSBERGEN SVALBARD 15. KARAKORAM PAKISTAN 16. HIELOS SUR PATAGONIA 17. FLADE ISBLINK GREENLAND 18. VATNAJØKULEN ICELAND 19. ALEXANDER ISLAND ANTARCTIC 20. THURSTON ISLAND ANTARCTIC

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The team:

THE LEGEND AND THE YOUNGSTER BØRGE OUSLAND

”Børge Ousland is arguably the most accomplished polar explorer alive!” National Geographic Adventure, februar 2006

With more than 20 years' experience of record-breaking Arctic and Antarctic expeditions, Norwegian Børge Ousland became the first person to complete a solo expedition to the North Pole without re-supplying. As a Nansen and Amundsen heir, he was also the first to cross the Antarctic continent alone. Børge is a renowned photo and documentary filmmaker who has received several international awards for his expeditions and films.

VINCENT COLLIARD

“Vincent Colliard is an energetic, young and strong person with the ability to forge ahead even if everyone else is out of order” Børge Ousland during “Northern Passage” film - 2010 French Vincent Colliard, 28, is a young adventurer with previous expedition experience in Norway, Patagonia and Himalaya. In 2010, he was a crewmember aboard «Northern Passage» with his mentor Børge Ousland during the first historic circumnavigation of the Arctic ocean in one season. They have also have been partners on other expeditions, such as the first ski crossing of the isolated Nordauslandet in Spitsbergen, and in Patagonia on the southern ice cap.

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BJØRN TORE MOEN

HENDRIK MORKEL

MARTIN BLOM

We proudly present a team of skilled outdoorsmen- and women who inspire us as well as test our gear and provide us with feedback. We are passionate about making equipment that lets the user enjoy their trip, rather than worrying about if their equipment will fall apart. Our ambassadors represent all levels of outdoors activity, but they all share a love for nature and being outside. KVS LYNGDAL

MATS GRIMSÆTH

NOREXPLORE

SIMON MICHALOWICZ

STIAN AADLAND

TONJE BLOMSETH

TURJENTER.NO

VINCENT COLLIARD

WEGGEBRØDRENE

ØYVIND SALVESEN


FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

HIMALAYA

2

LIGHT AND FLEXIBLE EXPEDITION TENT WITH THREE ALTERNATIVE ENTRANCES Himalaya has been developed in close co-operation between Helsport and Børge Ousland, based on Børge's experience from 30 years of expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Safety is always critical on such trips, and this tent has all the necessary details you need for safe and easy handling during the world's worst conditions. This is a relatively small expedition tent, perfect for one person, but also enough space for two on trips where weight is important. The tent has three alternative entrances, ensuring that one always is sheltered from wind. The front can be opened fully, like an open shelter. Himalaya is optimal for winter-use; every single detail is developed to ensure they work as easily and functionally as possible. It has durable, reinforced details that manage the most extreme conditions. The storm flaps with integrated peg loops are in one piece around the tent. This reduces the pitching time especially during windy conditions. The peg loops are wide and not too long, perfect for pitching the tent with skis. Ventilation is an important element on all tents. Himalaya has one angled vent on both sides that are slanted, and placed high enough so they do not pack up with snow, despite windy conditions. In addition, there are two centered vents placed high in the front and rear. Together these four vents create a safe and flexible venting system.

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Three entrances Mesh gear loft Storm flaps The pole channels and pole cups are dimensioned for both one and two poles

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation. The vents can be closed completely

-- Pole cups and color-coded poles/pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/ noise in windy conditions

-- Extra strong guy lines and reinforced guy points. Several double guy points and combined guy lines. This reduces the number of pegs needed, and makes it easier to pitch the tent. To get an even distribution of force on the guy points the guy lines are connected through rings.

-- Guy-line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Red/Yellow

HELSPORT

2 22 x 45 cm 3.22 kg incl. pegs 0.44 kg | 18 pegs 2 x 370 + 1 x 265 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard® Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard® Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

ACCESSORIES:

Front with several alternative entrances

- Footprint: Art.nr: 838-167, 0.38 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn X-Trem: p. 62

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 170-016

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FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

REINSFJELL X-TREM

2

LIGHT AND SPACIOUS DOME TENT WITH TWO ENTRANCES, SUITABLE FOR WINTER USE Reinsfjell X-Trem is the extreme version of our world-wide test winner Reinsfjell Superlight. It is a freestanding, spacious dome tent with superb ventilation and details making it suitable for the most extreme conditions. With two entrances and two vestibules it is flexible and comfortable for two persons. Use one vestibule for gear storage, and one for cooking, or let each person have their own separate room with exit. The tent frame is designed with pre-bent pole-sections, which makes the walls steeper and increases the interior space and comfort level. The Helsport Airflow ventilation system including four vents (in addition to the entrances) ensures excellent ventilation and minimizes condensation. The vents can also be closed completely, to prevent them from packing with snow in strong winds. If you use the storm flaps and all the guy lines, you have a safe shelter in extreme conditions. The tent has details such as storm flaps, robust pole cups dimensioned for double poles, reinforced guy-line points, and colorcoded pole lengths for fast and easy pitching in rough weather.

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Inner tent with 360° zipper opening and mesh Mesh gear loft Storm flaps The pole channels and pole cups are dimensioned for both one and two poles

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation. The vents can be closed completely, to prevent them from packing with snow

-- Pole cups and color-coded poles/pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Extra strong guy lines and reinforced guy points. Several double guy points and combined guy lines. This reduces the number of pegs needed, and makes it easier to pitch the tent. To get an even distribution of force on the guy points the guy lines are connected through rings

-- Guy-line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Two entries with vestibules

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included:

2 21 x 50 cm 4.33 kg incl. pegs 0.44 kg | 18 pegs 1 x 370 + 2 x 347 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard® Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard® Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

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ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: Art.nr: 838-165, 0.45 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn X-Trem: p. 62


TIPS AND TRICKS

INCREASE YOUR TENT COMFORT ON WINTER TRIPS! A good thing to do to make tenting more comfortable in the winter is to dig a cold sink inside the tent. Dig about one meter into the snow inside the vestibule, it will give you plenty of room to change, store, dangle your legs, cook and have visitors. Andreas Kjøndal Teacher KVS Lyngdal

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THE SVALBARD SERIES

Since its launch in 1999 our Svalbard tents have been part of numerous expeditions, with an impressive merit list after all these years. Here are a few adventures these tents have been on:

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2000 - PURMO GREENLAND EXPEDITION

The fastest ever crossing of Greenland; 600 km in only 13 days and 2 hours, by Marek Kaminski og Wojtek Ostowski.

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2002 - SHACKLETON'S FOOTSTEPS ACROSS SOUTH-GEORGIA

Liv Arnesen with husband Einar Glestad, Ulf Prytz and Anders Huitfeldt walked Shackleton's route on South-Georgia.

2003 -TRANSPATAGONIAN GLACIER TRAVERSE

2004 -TWO POLES, ONLY ONE ARM AND LEG

Børge Ousland and Thomas Ulrich became the first ever to cross the trans-Patagonian glacier in South America, unassisted.

16-year-old polish Jan Mela, together with Marek Kaminsju and Wojciech Ostrowski, reached the South Pole on Dec 31th 2004, completing his journey to two poles in one year, with only one leg and one arm.


MELA

2005 -CHO OYU ”UNARMED” EXPEDITION

Cato Zahl Pedersen, Brit Volden, Øyvin Thon, Rune Snaprud, Stian Voldmo, Einar Osland, Casper Ravnsbaek, Dawa Chhiri Sherpa, Nawang Thapa Sherpa, Kili Pemba Sherpa, Lopsang Sherpa and Nwang Tenji Sherpa travelled to the world's 6th highest mountain, Cho Oyu (8201 m.).

Project ”Hamar to the top” was part of a teaching project where students from Hamar high schools followed a Norwegian Everestexpedition during school time. From the north side of Everest, Aleksander Gamme and Stian Voldmo reached the top. This was the beginning of our cooperation with Gamme.

2011 –RETURN TO THE PENGUIN KINGDOM

2013 – WEGGE BROS TO BJØRNØYA (BEAR ISLAND)

Jørgen Amundsen and his crew went to Antarctica on an expedition in Roald Amundsen's spirit – exactly 100 years after he became the first to set foot on the South Pole. This expedition's primary focus was the challenge we will have to face in the next 100 years - climate change. The penguin became a focus in their attempt to create awareness on the subject.

Brothers Haakon, Inge and Markus Wegge travelled in late April to Bjørnøya to fulfill the dream they had been planning for two years. They stayed there for 2 months surfing, snowboarding, skiing, kiting, fishing and playing.

2007 -HAMAR TO THE TOP OF EVEREST

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FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

SVALBARD HIGH CAMP SVALBARD CAMP

3 CAMP 5 CAMP

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PROBABLY ONE THE WORLD’S MOST EXPERIENCED EXPEDITION TENTS Proving itself on the North Pole, South Pole, Greenland and the world’s highest mountains, Svalbard can be described as a master of expeditions. Few other tents have so many merits and are so well known from the base-camp as our Svalbard. All materials and details have been thoroughly tested. Its construction combines the best from dome and tunnel tents, and withstands the harshest conditions. The dome makes the tent extra stable in strong winds, but also provides more space and height inside, which increases the comfort level if you are weather-bound or generally spend loads of time inside the tent. For increased security in extreme winds some choose to use double poles, and that is possible on this tent.

Dome and tunnel tent combination Inner tent with 360° zipper opening and mesh Mesh gear loft Storm flaps The pole channels and pole cups are dimensioned for both one and two poles

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air which reduces condensation. The vents can be closed completely, to prevent them from packing with snow

Svalbard has, since its introduction in 1999, been both developed and improved but remains our flagship in the X-Trem category, and through the years has won consumer tests as both a 4-season and an expedition tent. A very good choice for longer winter trips, in tough conditions with strong winds, and when you value an extra level of comfort.

-- Pole cups and color-coded poles/pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Extra strong guy lines and reinforced guy points. Several double guy points and combined guy lines. This reduces the number of pegs needed, and makes it easier to pitch the tent. To get an even distribution of force on the guy points the guy lines are connected through rings.

-- Guy-line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Crossed poles for increased stability

02.12.13

Svalbard 3 high

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included: Red/Yellow

3 5 23 x 50 cm 24 x 50 cm 5.61 kg incl. pegs 6.08 kg incl. pegs 0.78 kg | 32 pegs 0.78 kg | 32 pegs 2 x 378 cm + 2 x 310 cm 2 x 415 cm + 2 x 347 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard® Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard® Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle,

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: 3: Art.nr: 838-130, 0.69 kg 5: Art.nr: 838-132, 0.80 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn X-Trem: p. 62

Svalbard 5440 Camp cm 200

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Svalbard High 3 Camp: ”Best tent for long trips”

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FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

SVALBARD CAMP

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OUR LARGEST X-TREM TENT, WITH GOOD HEIGHT AND TWO ENTRANCES Svalbard 6 Camp is ideal as a basecamp-tent, and the best choice for large group camping during winter. Good height provides extra space and comfort, something you will appreciate if weather bound or generally just spending more time inside the tent. With two entrances there is always one in shelter from the wind. It also simplifies access. Because all poles cross, this tent withstands tough wind and weather conditions particularly well. In addition to a very solid and stable construction, this also generates more space and height inside. For extra safety in extreme wind some choose to use double poles, a standard feature on this tent.

Dome and tunnel tent combination Inner tent with 360° zipper opening and mesh Mesh gear loft Storm flaps The pole channels and pole cups are dimensioned for both one and two poles

-- The Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system ensures more fresh air, better quality sleep and increased air circulation which reduces condensation

If you value comfort, space and wind-stability, this is an excellent choice for your next winter adventure.

-- Pole cups and color-coded poles/pole channels make the tent fast and easy to pitch

-- Unique internal pole channel system that provides better wind stability and less vibration/noise in windy conditions

-- Extra strong guy lines and reinforced guy points. Several double guy points and combined guy lines. This reduces the number of pegs needed, and makes it easier to pitch the tent. To get an even distribution of force on the guy points the guy lines are connected through rings.

-- Guy-line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Two entries

Persons: Packed volume: Weight tent (+/- 5%): Weight pegs | No. of: Pole length: Poles: Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Included:

6 25 x 50 cm 7.05 kg incl. pegs 0.78 kg | 32 pegs 2 x 505 + 2 x 415 cm DAC Featherlight NSLTM (48 cm sections) Helsport Rainguard® Pro, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow Pro Helsport Rainguard® Pro Floor, 5000 mm Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

ACCESSORIES: - Footprint: Art.nr: 838-134, 0.95 kg - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 - Tarp: Bitihorn X-Trem: p. 62 Svalbard 6 camp Svalbard 6 camp

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COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

VARANGER

4-6 8-10 12-14

-- Flame retardant fabric -- Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system -- Guy points with effective guy line retainers

A SOLID, FUNCTIONAL AND SPACIOUS LAVVU FOR FOUR-SEASON USE Varanger is a solid lavvu, suitable for summer as well as wintertime. A test winner and one of our most popular lavvus for many years. The lavvu has several adjustable vents and a mosquito net in the entrance to ensure great interioeclimate. The combination of light materials and aluminum centre-pole makes the Varanger a lightweight lavvu, considering its durability and four-season features. It is possible to add both a ground floor and inner tent to the lavvu as extra equipment. It is also possible to light a fire with an oven or burner, courtesy of the flame-retardant treated fabric.

Can be used with Helsport Lavvu burner and Lavvu stove

Patented adjustable top hat with adjustment from the inside

Kettle holder

Drying rack

Norway, January 2006:

”TEST WINNER”

Persons: Areal: Outer tent weight: Weight pegs | No. of: Pole weight: Total weight (+/- 10%): Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric ground sheet: Pole: Included:

4-6 8-10 11.30 m2 15.60 m2 3.91 kg 4.72 kg 0.77 kg | 32 pegs 0.77 kg | 32 pegs 0.93 kg 1.46 kg 5.65 kg incl. pegs 7.17 kg incl. pegs Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Aluminium Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

12-14 21.40 m2 5.70 kg 0.77 kg | 32 pegs 1.71 kg 8.59 kg incl. pegs

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Helsport Art.: 334-040 Green

| Art.: 334-041

4-6:

- Groundsheet with campfire cut-out: 4-6: Art.nr: 334-010, 1.3 kg 8-10: Art.nr: 334-012, 1.5 kg 12-14: Art.nr: 334-014, 2.1 kg - Flame-retardant inner tent without floor: 4-6: Art.nr: 313-005, 1.5 kg 8-10: Art.nr: 323-005, 2.0 kg 12-14: Art.nr: 333-005, 2.4 kg Flame-retardant inner tent with floor: 4-6: Art.nr: 334-025, 2.25 kg 8-10: Art.nr: 334-027, 3.0 kg 12-14: Art.nr: 334-029, 3.8 kg - Kettle holder/drying rack: Art.nr: 868-528 - Burner: Art.nr: 868-215 - Lavvo Stove: Art.nr: 868-210 - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67

12-14:

8-10:

300

255

470

400

400 cm

58

| Art.: 334-042

ACCESSORIES:

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550 cm


COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

VARANGER CAMP 4-6

8-10 12-14

-- Camp entry for protection against the

SOLID AND FLEXIBLE LAVVU WITH CAMP- ENTRANCE FOR FOUR-SEASON USE

weather

Varanger camp was the world’s first lavvu with a camp entrance solution! With the same durable, solid details as its award-winning namesake Varanger, it is equipped for four-season adventures; named the best lavvu for winter use by Norway’s largest outdoor magazine.

-- Two windows -- Flame retardant fabric -- Patented adjustable top hat with inside

The entrance has been expanded to make entry and exit more comfortable, as well as to prevent the rain coming directly into the tent when one opens the entrance. In addition, it gives you the feeling of better space in the tent. The extension is equipped with two windows which ensure good light into the tent. The lavvu has a mosquito net in the entrance and several adjustable vents to ensure a good indoor climate.

adjustments

-- Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system -- Guy points with effective guy line retainers

To make your lavvu-life even more comfortable, it is possible to add both a ground floor and inner tent to the lavvu, as optional extras. It is also possible to light fire with an oven or burner, courtesy of the flame-retardant treated fabric.

Varanger Camp is based on the Varanger standard, but also has tthese additional features:

Camp entry can be folded back when desired

Camp entry with mosquito netting

Camp entry with protection against the weather

Norway, 3/2011:

”BEST FOR WINTER USE”

Persons: Areal: Outer tent weight: Weight pegs | No. of: Pole weight: Camp pole weight: Total weight (+/- 10%): Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Pole: Included:

Varanger camp 4-6

8-10 Camp 4-6 Camp 16.40 m2 11.90 m2 4.81 kg 4.33 kg 0.89 kg | 37 pegs 0.89 kg | 37 pegs 1.46 kg 0.93 kg 0.70 kg 0.50 kg 8.25 kg incl. pegs 6.73 kg incl. pegs Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Aluminium Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

- Groundsheet with campfire cut-out: 4-6: Art.nr: 334-010, 1.3 kg 8-10: Art.nr: 334-012, 1.5 kg 12-14: Art.nr: 334-014, 2.1 kg - Flame-retardant inner tent without floor: 4-6: Art.nr: 313-005, 1.5 kg 8-10: Art.nr: 323-005, 2.0 kg 12-14: Art.nr: 333-005, 2.4 kg Flame-retardant inner tent with floor: 4-6: Art.nr: 334-025, 2.25 kg 8-10: Art.nr: 334-027, 3.0 kg 12-14: Art.nr: 334-029, 3.8 kg - Kettle holder/drying rack: Art.nr: 868-528 repair sleeve and extra pole segment. Helsport - Burner: Art.nr: 868-215 Art.: 334-043 | Art.: 334-044 | Art.: 334-045 Green - Lavvo Stove: Art.nr: 868-210 - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67 02.12.13 Varanger camp 8-10 + Kongsvold Camp 8-10 Varanger camp 12-14

4-6:

12-14:

8-10:

380

380 cm

350

300

255 140

100

ACCESSORIES:

12-14 Camp 22.50 m2 5.73 kg 0.89 kg | 37 pegs 1.71 kg 0.80 kg 9.43 kg incl. pegs

100

435

150

115

435 cm

115

160

515

130

515 cm

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COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

PASVIK

4-6 6-8 10-12

PASVIK IS OUR LIGHTEST LAVVU THAT’S SUITABLE WITH A BURNER OR STOVE

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Pasvik is suitable for those who want to go longer distances with as little weight in the backpack as possible, but also want the comfort and features of a lavvu. The lavvu has a large and wide entrance with a full mosquito net which, together with adjustable vents and the top hat, ensures a good indoor climate.

Can be used with burner or stove Top hat ventilation regulating from the inside Helsport AirFlow II® ventilation system Guy points with effective guy line retainers

It is possible to light a fire with an oven or stove courtesy of the flame-retardant treated fabric.

Mesh in front opening

Closed

Persons: Areal: Outer tent weight: Weight pegs | No. of: Pole weight: Total weight(+/- 10%): Fabric outer tent: Fabric floor: Pole: Included:

6-8 4-6 13.2 m2 9.40 m2 3.38 kg 3.04 kg 0.63 kg | 18 pegs 0.63 kg | 18 pegs 0.93 kg 0.82 kg 4.98 kg incl. pegs 4.58 kg incl. pegs Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Aluminium Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

10-12 17.5 m2 4.29 kg 0.63 kg | 18 pegs 1.46 6.50 kg incl. pegs

ACCESSORIES: - Groundsheet with campfire cut-out: 4-6: Art.nr: 310-006, 1.2 kg 6-8: Art.nr: 310-011, 1.4 kg 10-12: Art.nr: 310-013, 1.6 kg - Kettle holder/drying rack: Art.nr: 868-528 - Helsport burner: Art.nr: 868-215 - Helsport Lavvo stove: Art.nr: 868-210 - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Helsport Green

Art.: 310-005

| Art.: 310-010

4-6:

6-8:

190

380 cm

330

60

| Art.: 310-012

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300

430

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FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

FINNMARK

6-8

LAVVU WITH UNIQUE DETAILS FOR EXTREME CONDITIONS AND WINTER

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The king of lavvus! The Finnmark is developed for demanding outdoor adventurers and extreme environments. We have combined years of experience and knowledge about both tents and lavvus. The result is a lavvu with details like an adjustable inner-tent you can easily lower from the inside to increase heat retention, a permanent floor with an opening for a fire or cold pit, storm flaps, lots of guy lines and peg points for increased stability, and two entries with mosquito mesh and protected zippers. Two Helsport AirFlow IIÂŽ circulation vents combined with an adjustable top hat ensures excellent indoor climate and prevents condensation. Attachment points for installing the inner tent and a single aluminum center pole make for a quick and easy pitch.

Two entrances with mosquito mesh Top opening adjustable from the inside Two closable vents Storm flaps plus extra reinforced guy line points

-- The opening has protected double zippers

-- Guy line points with integrated elastic webbing to collect and prevent the guy lines from getting entangled

Adjustable inner tent: less space to heat in cold temperatures

Patented adjustable top hat

Can be used with Helsport burner and stove

Persons: Areal: Outer tent weight: Inner tent weight: Weight pegs | No. of: Pole weight: Total weight (+/- 10%): Fabric outer tent: Fabric inner tent: Fabric floor: Pole: Included: Helsport Green

6-8 15.50 m2 4.31 kg 2.68 kg 0.72 kg | 30 pegs 0.93 kg 9.36 kg incl. pegs Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR Floor, 5000 mm Aluminium Rep Kit (60 g) contains: fabric, needle, thread,

ACCESSORIES: - Kettle holder/drying rack: Art.nr: 868-528 - Helsport burner: Art.nr: 868-215 - Helsport Lavvo stove: Art.nr: 868-210 - Extra pegs/special pegs: p. 67

Drying rack is included

255

420

repair sleeve and extra pole segment.

Art.: 311-007 420 cm

Two entries

MARIUS ANGVIK

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BITIHORN

TREK PRO SUPERLIGHT X-TREM

SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE AND VERY VERSATILE PROTECTION AGAINST THE WEATHER The lightest shelter of them all is the tarp. It can be used in any situation, from a quick lunch to a camp. With a strong and lightweight fabric, strong reflective guy lines and a creative use of trees and other natural elements, the tarp can be used in countless setups. The Bitihorn tarp is perfect for this type of use. With guy line tensioners designed to be used around objects and effective guy lines, the tarp can easily be modified for any campsite.

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Protection and extra shelter outside the tent

MATS GRIMSÆTH HELSPORT

NAME

COLOR COMBINATION

SIZE

WEIGHT

MATERIAL

BITIHORN TREK

350 x 290 cm

0.95 kg

Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm

Helsport Green

BITIHORN TREK

435 x 290 cm

Helsport Rainguard FR, 3000 mm

Helsport Green

BITIHORN PRO

350 x 290 cm

BITIHORN PRO SUPERLIGHT

350 x 290 cm

1.15 kg

0.70 kg

0.40 kg

Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm

Helsport Rainguard Superlight, 2000 mm

ART.NO COLOR

REINFORCED ATTACHMENT POINT

GUY LINE COLLECTORS

Art.: 826-550

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Art.: 826-552

Art.: 826-555 Helsport Green

Art.: 826-560 Storm Blue

Art.: 826-562 Helsport Green

BITIHORN X-TREM

435 x 435 cm

BITIHORN TREK

1.30 kg

Helsport Rainguard Pro, 3000 mm

BITIHORN PRO

Art.: 826-565 Red Yellow

BITIHORN PRO SUPERLIGHT

BITIHORN X-TREM

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

BITIHORN POLES 2 types of poles are available as extras for the Bitihorn. One is a little longer than the other, however the short pole is a little thinner, thus saving more weight. If you're unsure, choose the longer pole - you can easily convert this to a shorter length by not assembling the entire pole.

No. of: Weight (+/-5%): Length: Type: Material: Art.:

2 0,34 kg 132 cm Yunan Pressfit (36 cm sections)

2 0.46 kg 176 cm Yunan Pressfit (48 cm sections)

Aluminium

Aluminium

Art.: 466-19

Art.: 466-20

Art.: 466-19

Art.: 466-20

Reinforced point to keep the tarp suspended as needed.

Reinforcement around the centre

A good example of alternative suspension!

Guy line points to collect and prevent entanglement

Reinforced corners with eyelets for poles and guys

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FOOTPRINT

The Helsport footprint is for use under the tent to protect the floor and help it last longer. It protects your tent from abrasive wear when it comes in contact with dirt, stones and branches etc. A Helsport Footprint will also help reduce condensation as it prevents moisture rising from the ground into the vestibule. Fabric:

Helsport Rainguard FR, 5000 mm

Helsport Rainguard FR, 50

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000 mm

COMES IN HANDY YEAR-ROUND In the winter season, a footprint will protect against condensation by providing a stable interior climate. It will also provide a protective layer for your other equipment to avoid it resting on the snow. In the summertime it will protect your tent against wear and dirt from the ground.

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SWISS PIRANHA SNOW ANCHOR In winter time, it sometimes can be difficult to fasten pegs in the snow. Using the snow anchor you get a larger surface to anchor the tent in the snow. The anchor is lightweight, flexible, withstands -50°C and has no sharp edges.

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”This new innovative snow anchor is light, compact, flexible, has no sharp edges and easy to pack away in every rucksack. The anchor weighs approx. 50% less than any comparable model made out of metal, owing to the high performance plastic construction. ...The chosen high performance plastic stays at a low temperature (-50°C) elastic.”

Extremely low weight High durability Superb anchorage Tolerates cold down to -50°C

Weight: No./pack: Size: Material

45 g 6 15 x 20 cm Plastic “Piranha XT” 874-136

SLED BAG The sled bag is made to protect the tent, and make it as easy as possible to pack the sled. The technique of packing a tent with the poles still inside the channels makes the tent very easy to pitch and take down, even in strong winds. This is critical in extreme weather.

-- Protection for the tent -- Fits on the sled -- Possibility to pack down the tent with the poles inside the pole channels for fast and easy pitching of the tent

Fabric: Lenght: Weight: Width:

Helsport Superlight® 1000 (Nylon Ripstop 40D) Oxford Diamond Ripstop (Polyester 200D) 220 cm 300 g 55 cm flat width (110 cm circumference) 873-030

SHOCK-CORDS Extra shock-cords for tent poles 10 m length. Art.: 878-008

GUY-LINES

GUY-LINE SPANNERS

Extra guy-line cords for your tent

Extra spanners for the guy-line, 10 pack

Length

Thickness no/pack

Art.no

2.5 m 4.0 m 4.0 m

2.5 mm 1.8 mm 2.5 mm

874-508 874-511 874-512

6 6 6

Material: Polypropylen, Polyester

(10 pack) Material. Aluminium Art.: 877-008

874-508 874-511 / 874-512

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EXTRA TENT PEGS Choosing the right pegs for the conditions is important in ensuring that you can anchor the tent to the ground. Both shape and materials affect the peg properties. Because of their design, the HELSPORT pegs are both stronger and 33% lighter than the traditional V-peg. 15 cm Helsport Peg 19 cm Helsport Peg 20 cm Helsport X-trem Peg 18 cm spike (firm ground) 18 cm steel peg 31 cm snow/sand 50 cm snow/sand

8.60 g 10.48 g 24.50 g 14.00 g 35.00 g 55.00 g 95.00 g

10/pack 10/pack 10/pack 10/pack 10/pack 8 /pack 8 /pack

Art: 874-123 Art.: 874-124 Art.: 874-125 Art.: 874-118 Art.: 874-117 Art.: 871-108 Art.: 871-208

Material: Aluminium (excl. the steel peg)

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DRYING RACK/KETTLE HOLDER Suspend over your heat source and use as a kettle holder, or as a drying rack.

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A combined kettle holder and drying rack Made of steel Stable Comes with carrying bag

Weight: Material: No.:

850 g Stainless steel 3/pck

Art.: 868-528 Kettle holder

LAVVU BURNER This burner attaches easily onto the lavvo pole, providing good heat, it's a safe alternative to an open fire, and a simple alternative to the wood stove. Remember to maintain good airflow.

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Lightweight stove-solution in stainless steel Bag for stove

Gives off incredible heat Solid and durable steel construction Attaches to lavvu centre pole

Height: Diameter: Weight: Material:

Bottom grate for improved airflow Top plate for cooking Complete set

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Art.: 868-215

35 cm 18 cm 2.3 kg Stainless steel


LAVVU STOVE It's easy to get the lavvu warm by using a custom-designed wood stove, which can also be used in selected trekking tents. Remember to maintain good airflow.

-- Heavy-duty stainless steel construction -- Disassembles for transport, comes with carrying bag

-- Telescopic insulating pipe protects lavvu fabric

-- Stainless steel legs fold into carrying handle

-- Adjustable air intake, detachable grill and large cooking surface

Size: Height: Weight: Material: No. of sect. used:

4-6/6-8 2.86 m 13.0 kg

8/10 3.46 m 13.8 kg

Stainless steel 7 8

12/14 3.76 m 14.2 kg 10

Art.: 868-210

One size, fits to all Helsport lavvu models. The number of sections used is determined by the size of the lavvu.

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VARANGER INNER TENT - NO FLOOR

4-6 8-10 12-14

Made of breathable materials, the Varanger inner tent helps create an improved interior tent climate. Assisted by the lower flaps, this breathability greatly reduces condensation. Compatible with all Varanger lavvus.

Persons: Weight tent (+/- 10%): Fabric: Yellow/Grey

VARANGER INNER TENT - WITH FLOOR

4-6 8-10 1.50 kg 2.00 kg Helsport Airflow FR Art.: 313-005 | Art.: 323-005

12-14 2.40 kg | Art.: 333-005

4-6 8-10 12-14

This Varanger inner tent is a completely closed inner tent, with a floor sewn to the inner tent. Compatible with all Varanger lavvus.

Persons: Weight tent (+/- 10%): Main fabric: Fabric floor: Yellow/Grey

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4-6 8-10 2.25 kg 3.00 kg Helsport Airflow FR Helsport Rainguard FR, 5000 mm Art.: 334-025 | Art.: 334-027

12-14 3.80 kg

| Art.: 334-029


WEGGE-BROS AT BJØRNØYA ”We collected water that came from the Ella Sea, and burning wood in the lavvu stove provided the highest comfort. Even changing the cold wetsuits was pleasant in this room.” They spent two months at Bjørnøya with a Finnmark lavvu and the lavvu stove.

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TECHNICAL INFO | TENT AND LAVVU

Since introducing the world’s first tunnel tent in 1970, we have been considered leaders in the development of quality tents. If you choose us, we guarantee you a tent where every detail is truly considered, tested in the most extreme conditions and adapted to the requirements a modern mountain tent should have. Our everyday goal is to make the world's best tents, and with our warranty we guarantee outstanding service throughout the product’s lifetime. On the following pages, you can read about all the details that make Helsport tents world class.

CONSTRUCTION Our many years of experience, combined with contributions from active users and testing, have resulted in tents with a correct, aerodynamic construction that optimize use of the floor area. Helsport's tent collection includes three different constructions: tunnel, dome and lavvu. The different constructions are adapted to different usage and have pros and cons. It is important to choose the construction that fits your needs.

ESKILD OLSEN

TUNNEL TENTS In 1970, Helsport launched the world’s first tunnel tent, and it is still our most used tent design. The tunnel design is used in everything from our Superlight tents to our expedition tents. The greatest benefits of this design is its low weight compared to its volume, and quick and easy pitching. This construction is perfect for those who move camp often.

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DOME TENTS The dome tents are constructed with crossing poles. This slightly increases the weight and the time it takes to pitch the tent. At the same time this design gives you a sturdier construction that can withstand more wind and snow. Helsport's tent collection consists of both freestanding dome tents and nonfreestanding tents. Freestanding tents can be used without pegs and guy lines. They are perfect for rocky camps and hard ground surfaces, but we recommend use of guy lines and pegs whenever possible.

LAVVU The great benefit of the lavvu design is its interior height and comfort. The tall single centre pole design makes for steep walls that easily shed rain and snow. The height of the lavvu, combined with its steep walls, leads to large surfaces that require sturdy use of guy lines so it can withstand strong winds.


TECHNICAL INFO | TENT AND LAVVU

POLES WHAT WE DO DIFFERENTLY THAN MOST PRODUCERS IS THAT WE CONSIDER EVERY SINGLE POLE: A pole in a Helsport tent is a function of the length of the roof curve, the diameter of the pole and the tent's height. Based on this, including the placement of the pole, we decide the diameter, the degree of bending, and the length of each section. In short: all our poles are customized to each tent model. This elaborate process gives maximal strength and flexibility in each pole for every tent model. The process is done following recommendations and in close cooperation with two of our main suppliers, two of the best producers of quality poles in the world: Yunan and DAC.

OUR POLE TYPES: TREK-poles:

PRO and X-TREM poles:

LAVVU-poles:

GAPAHUK/TARP-poles:

All tents in this category have Yunan Pressfit-poles, made with aluminium alloy 7001-T6.

All tents in these two categories have DAC Featherlite NSL-poles.

We utilize collapsible, light weight and strong aluminium poles for all our lavvus.

Yunan Pressfit aluminium poles in 130, 132 and176 cm.

130 cm

132 cm

176 cm

UNIQUE INTERNAL POLE CHANNEL SYSTEM All Helsport tents have an internal pole channel system. There are two very important reasons why we have chosen to use internal instead of external pole channels: 1. The seams are waterproof, as we avoid open seams along the roof. 2. Internal poles [pic1] make the tent a lot more wind stable, because you can tighten the fabric more. Stability minimizes movement and decreases noise from the outer fly. External pole channels [pic 2] gives more vibration and can lead to decreased stability. Vibration also gives more noise from the outer fly. This will naturally affect your sleep when it's windy.

[pic 1]

[pic 2]

THIS IS HOW IT WORKS: Some people think it's harder inserting the poles when the channels are internal. We have eliminated these problems by inserting the pole from the outside and into a closed channel on the opposite side. The system we have made for inserting and attaching the poles makes this quick and easy. You pitch the tent by threading the pole from the outside and in to the internal pole channel. The colour coded channel opening is marked with reflective materials to simplify pitching the tent when it's dark. The colour coded opening matches the colour on the respective pole. The pole fits into a reinforced pocket, and a sturdy pole cup holds the other end. The outer flysheet is tightened by pulling the adjustment webbing.

COLOUR CODING All tents with different lengths of the poles are colour coded. Red poles belong to the red marked channel, yellow pole in yellow channel etc.

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POLE CUP When the pole is threaded through the pole sleeve, it is held in place by a pole cup. X-TREM tents have pole cups with adjustment bands suitable for both one and two poles. TREK, PRO and SuperLight tents have pole cups suitable for one pole, but the minimal SuperLight version has no adjustment bands.

ZIPPERS The zipper is an important component of a tent, which is why Helsport uses zippers from the world’s leading zipper producer YKK. YKK zippers are solid and easy to use under all conditions. On all of the models the outer zipper has a flap that prevents water leaking through the zipper. The flap also gives protection against dirt, dust or icing under cold conditions.

MESH GEAR LOFT All X-TREM tents come with a removable mesh gear loft for the inner tent, which can be used for drying or storing light equipment.

STORM FLAPS All of our X-TREM tents come with storm flaps. These are tents designed for the most extreme conditions, and the storm flaps keep the tent closer to the ground, especially under strong winds. Storm flaps can be important to have when you’re camping on rocky or hard surfaces where it's difficult to find placements for the pegs and guy lines, and when the surface is loose like snow or sand. If it is hard to find placements for the pegs you can secure the tent by placing snow or rocks on the storm flaps. This is especially important on trips during fall/winter when there isn’t enough snow to dig down into, the wind is strong, and it's difficult to use pegs. We've experienced that a lot of people travelling in Nordic conditions want storm flaps, and many have bought tents without them and later sent their tents to us for custom mounting of storm flaps. When you have storm flaps the ventilation in the tent becomes more important. That's why we recommend adding an extra vent when you want storm flaps mounted. Read more about storm flaps and ventilation on pages 76-77.

GUY LINES All tents have reinforced guy points and all X-TREM tents have reinforced guy point skirts. The guy point skirts are mounted onto wind-exposed surfaces on the tent, and give increased wind stability and anchoring of your tent. The guy points have integrated cords that collect the guy lines to prevent tangled guy lines. The guy lines are produced with tightly woven polyester. PRO and X-TREM tents have reflective threads woven into the guy lines, which makes them easier to find in the dark.

INNER AND OUTER TENT CONNECTION All Helsport tents can be pitched with the inner and outer tent connected. This setup is faster compared to having to pitch an inner tent first. This also ensures that the inner tent stays dry if it's raining. The inner tent is connected to the outer tent with a user-friendly system consisting of side-release buckles, snap hooks and elastic cords. This connection makes pitching incredibly fast and easy, and ensures optimal distance between the inner and outer tent for maximum ventilation and minimum condensation. If you wish to share the weight of the tent with others, or only use the outer tent, you can easily disconnect the inner tent. You can also disconnect parts of the inner tent so you get one large room for resting or eating. The inner tent is not connected to the outer tent when delivered, but after you connect it the first time, you do not have to disconnect it except when drying or servicing. To correctly align the inner and outer tent during assembly, simply start with the connection point marked red.

PEG LOOPS Some of our tent models come with adjustable peg loops in the front and back.These peg loops allow you to easily adjust and tighten the tent without having to move the pegs. The peg loops are made of tightly woven polyester with reinforced seams/sheet.

PEGS All our aluminium pegs are anodized for corrosion resistance and colored red to make them easy to locate on the ground. TREK/PRO SuperLight: Helsport aluminum pegs; 8.6 grams and 15 cm. PRO: Helsport aluminum pegs; 10.8 grams and 19 cm. X-TREM: Helsport X-Trem aluminum pegs; 24.5 grams, 20 centimeters. LAVVU: The models Varanger, Varanger Camp and Finnmark comes with the Helsport X-trem peg. Pasvik comes with V-pegs and are made of steel weighing 35 grams and 18 cm long.

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TIPS AND TRICKS

DO YOU GET COLD EASILY?

If you are afraid of freezing when sleeping outside you can put a thermos of hot water and a drinking bottle easy accessible before you go to bed. If you wake up cold you can pour hot water into the drinking bottle and put it inside your sleeping bag. You body will heat up very quickly! Note: it's very important that the bottle is completely closed. Use a dry bag if you want extra security against leakage. Andreas Kjøndal Teacher KVS Lyngdal

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TECHNICAL INFO | TENT AND LAVVU

HELSPORT AIRFLOW II® VENTILATION SYSTEM A good ventilation system will prevent condensation, and dramatically improve interior climate and sleeping comfort. The ventilation system achieves this in two ways: through ventilation and air exchange. Ventilation must ensure an even and steady flow of fresh air/oxygen through the tent (for reasons of both safety and sleep), and at the same time remove condensation. You achieve the best results by having a constant and controlled stream of air through the tent. Air exchange can be compared with opening windows in your home to get a quick exchange of air to ensure a good atmospheric and thermal inner climate.

II

®

FLOW

ventilation system

On Helsport's many tent models there are a number of different vents and ventilation systems. These vary between simple vents with bungee cord closure and zippered closure, skirt ventilation, and ventilation on the roof. The main source of ventilation comes from drawing fresh air from the ground and letting warm and humid air escape high in the tent. Warm air rises, and by warming the air inside the tent a natural flow of air is created.

ATMOSPHERIC INNER CLIMATE High levels of CO2 feels like “heavy air”. To prevent overexposure to CO2, every human body needs approximately eight litre/min of fresh air . Clinical studies with NTNU and SINTEF have shown that Helsport's Airflow II® ventilation system is capable of surpassing those required levels of fresh air. Test results without this type of ventilation system show inadequate exchange of fresh air and therefore high levels of CO2-gas.

THERMAL INNER CLIMATE

Cold air, rich with oxygen enters through vents on ground level, and the warm, oxygen-depleted air goes out through the vents higher up.

Helsport's Airflow II® ventilation system transports the humidity out of the tent and ensures a good thermal inner climate. This prevents a large degree of condensation. Humidity caused by condensation can reduce the insulating abilities of clothing and sleeping bags, and the air can feel clammy and heavy. A good thermal inner climate will improve your comfort level inside the tent.

THIS IS HOW IT WORKS: -- Cold and fresh air, rich in oxygen enters below the outer tent and through vents on ground level. This insures circulation and exchanging of humid air in the inner tent and the layer between the inner and the outer tent. -- Warm, humid, oxygen-depleted air rises and escapes through the mesh door on the inner tent on the opposite side and further through a vent placed on the outer tent. The opening has to be regulated dependant on how many people are in the tent. If there are two mesh doors in the inner tent, it's important that one of them is kept closed to stop it from disrupting the airflow.

VENTILATION UNDER EXTREME CONDITIONS In all of our tents (except the SuperLight-series) the ventilation system is fully closable. The ventilation can be closed during winter use, and the mosquito mesh and fabric door can be opened and closed independently.

Ventilation seen from the outside: Open, closed, with mosquito net.

Ventilation seen from the inside: Open, closed, with mosquito net.

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All X-TREM tents are equipped with storm flaps. In these cases a system like Airflow II® is critical to allow fresh air to enter the tent. If you buy a tent with storm flaps, or get these mounted later, a circulation vent is vital to allow fresh air to enter the tent. When we mount storm flaps on tents that don’t have them originally, we always recommend adding an extra air intake vent. This air intake vent is also important for tents without storm flaps because, during winter use, the snow will pack around the tent and prevent air entering below the outer tent. For this reason, all of our PRO-tents have 4-season ventilation just like the ventilation our X-TREM tents have with storm flaps. A lot of tents are produced assuming good circulation under the tent. When these tents are packed with snow, good ventilation is a lot harder to achieve when they don't have the vital circulation vent. For tents that are meant to be used during wintertime, vents have to be mounted higher up on the tent wall to prevent snow from blocking them. Remember that you can use the inner door as a vent to contribute to better airflow. Breathable materials are used to improve indoor climate and to prevent condensation even with closed vents.

CONDENSATION The condensation that occurs in a tent is due to water vapour in the air becoming liquid water. It is important to understand the problem with condensation that occurs in a tent.

SOURCES There are three main reasons why condensation occurs in a tent: - from the people inside the tent (breath, humid body and wet equipment) - from the air and the ground - from cooking During the night a body releases around 0.5 litres of water. This moisture is partially collected by clothes and sleeping bags, but some is also caught by the tent. The condensation increases when there is high humidity and/or low temperatures. Condensation collects on cold surfaces, and the outer tent and the ground sheet are most vulnerable. Condensation is formed both on the out- and the inside of the fabrics. Wind and rain can cause movement in the outer tent and condensation can drip down from the inside of the outer tent, often misinterpreted as a leaking tent. Condensation can also easily occur between the ground sheet and your sleeping mattress. The vestibule does not have a ground sheet and condensation from the ground or from cooking can collect on the inside of the outer tent.

INNER TENT In addition to the ventilation system, which is optimized for reducing condensation, the inner tent also contributes to minimizing condensation: it reduces the difference in temperature on both sides of the outer tent. The connection between the inner and outer tent ensures correct distance between the two sheets, and good airflow.

SKIRT VENTILATION SYSTEM Our “Skirt ventilation system” is also another system that reduces condensation. This system gives you the option to open a part of the outer tent to create more intake of air down by the ground. It maximizes the ventilation between the inner and outer tent, and minimizes the condensation.

FOOTPRINT To protect and minimize condensation from the ground sheet, and to increase comfort it is very efficient to use a footprint. They are sold separately with almost every tent model.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOD TEXTILES Choosing fabrics is crucial for the product's lifetime and performance. Helsport has developed a unique understanding and competence for choosing the right fabrics for long durability. Fabric name Helsport Rainguard®FR Helsport Rainguard® Superlight Helsport Rainguard® Pro

Tear strength**[kg] 5 10 18

Weight [g/m2] 95 37 60

Type 75D Polyester Ripstop 15D Polyamid 6 MicroRipStop 40D Polyamid 6 RipStop

Treatment Watercolumn*[mm] DWR and PU-coating 3000 Silico. coating on both sides 2000 Silico. coating on both sides 3000

OUTER TENT FABRICS

*ISO 811 **ISO 13937-4

Many consumers can be misled and judge a fabric's quality based simply on its reported water resistance. International standard EN 343 defines fabrics to be waterproof if they have water column rating higher than 800mm. Different manufacturers might use different methods to test the water column, and nonstandardized test results may vary as much as several hundred percent. However it is not the water column when new that is important, but the fabric’s ability to maintain its water resistance over time. In Helsport we set very high standards for our fabrics, and use standardized tests for measuring water column (ISO 811) and tear strength (ISO 13937-4).

HELSPORT RAINGUARD® FR: For our TREK-tents and lavvus we use a specially developed polyester, Helsport Rainguard® FR, which has a water column of minimum 3000 mm. The polyester is constructed to keep the flysheet tight even under changing weather- and temperature conditions. It is also fire retardant - making it possible to safely use open flames inside.

HELSPORT RAINGUARD® SUPERLIGHT: The Superlight tents use a polyamide micro ripstop fabric. This fabric is woven by a very thin (15D) thread that providess super lightweight materials. It is also coated on both sides with a silicone coating, which results in high tear strength and durability, while providing a water column of 2000 mm.

HELSPORT RAINGUARD® PRO: For the rest of the PRO and X-TREM tents we have developed a solid outer tent fabric. It is over eight times more durable and tear resistant than normal fabrics, woven with the finest thread and coated on both sides with silicone. Naturally this fabric also features strong resistance to UV-rays and excellent fabric stability under changing weather and temperature conditions. It has a water column of minimum 3000 mm. This fabric is also used as a ground sheet for the SuperLight tents.

INNER TENT FABRICS HELSPORT AIRFLOW FR:

The inner tent fabrics we use in our TREK tents are Polyester with WR/FR coating, which makes the fabric water repellent, fire retardant and highly breathable. Polyester does not absorb moisture and dries quickly. It weighs only 60g/m²

HELSPORT AIRFLOW PRO: : The fabrics used in our PRO and X-TREM tents are light and strong 30D polyester fabrics. The ripstop increases the tear strength and the fabrics are highly water repellent and breathable.

HELSPORT AIRFLOW SUPERLIGHT: The SuperLight tents have a ripstop material in polyamide, which is woven in 15D thread. This fabric has very high breathability, which is important for reducing condensation. In addition, the fabric is impregnated to keep out condensation that might drop from the outer tent.

GROUND SHEET

HELSPORT RAINGUARD® FLOOR: Ground sheets are a critical component of all tents, because they are exposed to additional wear and tear. Helsport's ground sheets have a great durability and tear strength. The surface facing down to the ground is coated with silicone, which prevents water penetration and reduces drying time.

HELSPORT RAINGUARD® FR FLOOR: Used in Trek tents and lavvu: with polyurethane instead of silicone, to allow flame retardant treatment.

It is not recommended to expose the fabrics to UV-rays over a longer period, as it will degrade the fabric treatment. Read more about fabrics at helsport.no

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SEAMS, TEAR STRENGTH AND WATER COLUMN Producing high quality tent fabrics is challenging, because so many different factors need to work together optimally. For example, many consumers can be misled to judge a fabric's quality based simply on its water resistance. We think the key behind the best fabrics is the combination between a sufficiently high water column, high tear strength and choice of seam and thread.

METHODS/THREAD The seams are crucial for a tent's quality, and that’s also why the placement of the seams is important. Seams with the greatest strain are sewn with double-needle stitching. Double-needle stitching is the only seam that won't come apart if a thread is broken. Other load bearing points are reinforced with a special bartack seam. For example the peg points have bartack seam and extra reinforcement. The seams on the tent are placed and oriented so water can't collect at the seam edge, but instead can run off easily.

The type and placement of the seam, relative to the poles, results in a waterproof construction.

In addition to a well-considered seam placement, we use a continuous filament polyester thread with WR coating. This means that we can use a thinner needle, which keeps the holes smaller. Small holes and water repellent thread prevents water from passing through the fabric.

SEAMS IN THE FLOOR Some producers choose to weld the seam in the floor, but our tents are made using a silicone treated floor sheet with no welds. Using our waterproof threads and sewing techniques, our seams are still waterproof, even without welding. Our lavvus and TREK tents, on the other hand, cannot be treated with silicone, as this reduces the effectiveness of the flame retardant treatment, and hence have taped seams.

TEAR STRENGTH It is important to note that tear strength only describes a fabric’s ability to resist further tearing after an initial cut. A high tear strength increases resistance to further tearing. For tents, this also affects how the fabric behaves along seams and around guy points etc. Tear strength is affected by four factors; material, thread thickness, construction, and coating. The first three factors are directly linked to the fabric itself. A strong material, with thicker threads and reinforcement threads, gives a proportionally higher tear strength. That the coating also affects the tear strength might be more of a challenge to understand. Picture an area of a fabric where a tear is developing. A less flexible coating, like PU, will lead to an uneven tension in the fabric, and the threads can tear one by one. If, on the other hand, the coating is more flexible, like silicone, the tension will spread more evenly across more threads, which dramatically increases tear strength. We test our materials according to international standard ISO 13973-4. In our PRO and X-TREM tents we use Helsport Rainguard Pro® , a material which is among the strongest on the market.

WATERPROOFING By international standard EN 343, a water column rating of 800 mm is considered to be waterproof. But it’s not the water column for a new fabric that is important, but the fabric’s ability to retain a high rating over time. Water column is measured by exposing a textile sample to an increasing water pressure. The test is halted when 3 droplets of water have passed through the textile sample.

FABRIC TEKSTIL

PRESSURE CHAMBER

TRYKK-KAMMER

INCREASING WATER PRESSURE

ØKENDE VANNTRYKK

Simplified sketch of how the water column is measured.

Different areas of use requires different levels of water column rating. The outer tent needs resistance against rain, wind and snow, but is exposed to a totally different water pressure than the floor, which might be pressed down against wet ground. Helsport has therefore chosen a fabric with a higher water column rating for the floor than for the outer tent. It is important to also notice that silicone and PU coating degrades over time. Exposure to UV rays from the sun and wear and tear will lead to a reduction of the water column rating. By starting with a higher rating than 800mm, the total lifetime of a tent is increased.

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WHY CHOOSE A HELSPORT SLEEPING BAG? We know sleeping outdoors

We created our first sleeping bags in 1954 and have, since then, been at the forefront in development of ever better and more user-friendly, high-quality sleeping bags. To create comfortable sleeping bags that stay warm in the most optimal way requires both knowledge and experience, and we have both.

Scandinavian fit

We develop our sleeping bags based on the shape of Scandinavian men and women. This means that they are more spacious and more comfortable than most others. For Scandinavian women, we have also developed the unique, award-winning Huldreheimen-technology - created by and for women. Read more on p. 89

Our special fiber

Helsport ThermoguardÂŽ6000 is a specially developed insulation fiber for use in sleeping bags. With this we need less insulation to achieve equal warmth, it transports moisture very efficiently and is water repellent. In addition, the fiber is produced in a way that allows us to use fewer seams in our bags. Thus we avoid unnecessary seams which squash the fibers and create cold spaces. Read more on p. 112

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TREK - Designed with comfort, convenience and versatility in mind

GLITTERHEIM SPRING

SVADALEN SPRING

T-LIM: 0°C

T-LIM: 0°C

SVADALEN T-LIM: -9°C

PRO - Specified when light weight, efficiency and flexibility are essential

T-LIM: -8°C

ALTA SUMMER

IT ST E

ST

TROLLHEIMEN

BE

FONNFJELL SUMMER T-LIM: 8°C

T-LIM: 8°C

NR 03 2013

FONNFJELL SPRING T-LIM: 0°C

TROLLHEIMEN WINTER

ALTA SPRING

RAGO DOWN SPRING

T-LIM: -16°C

T-LIM: 0°C

T-LIM: 0°C

FONNFJELL

ALTA

T-LIM: -5°C

RAGO DOWN

T-LIM: -5°C

Std./long: T-LIM: -5°C Lady: T-LIM: -7°C

ALTA WINTER

RAGO DOWN WINTER

T-LIM: -16°C

T-LIM: -17°C

X-TREM - For the toughest, most demanding conditions

TROLLHEIMEN X-TREM

ALTA X-TREM

T-LIM: -25°C

T-LIM: -25°C

TEMPELFJORDEN

KONGSFJORDEN

T-LIM: -31°C

T-LIM: -35°C

T-LIM: -5°C*

MINI

FONNFJELL JR.

ELG JR. FLEX

RAGO DOWN JR.

T-LIM: -5°C*

T-LIM: 0°C*

T-LIM: -5°C*

ALTA WINTER JR. FLEX T-LIM: -16°C*

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Std./long: T-LIM: -25°C Lady: T-LIM: -30°C

ALTA JR. FLEX

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SLEEPING BAG | 2018 EU standard EN13537

Volume compressed cm

Weight excl. comp. bag

Weight incl. comp. bag

Person lenght/ witdh

4

0

-15

18 x 26

1.60 kg

1.70 kg

185 / 85 cm

185 cm

x

Thermofill

200 gsm

Type

Weight

T-Extrem

Heat trap collar

T-Lim

Glitterheim Spring

Zipper Length

T-Comf

Name

Isolation

Weight(+/- 5%)

Svadalen Spring

5

0

-14

18 x 16

1.10 kg

1.20 kg

190/85 cm

190+70 cm

-

80/20 Duck Down 650 FP

402 g

Svadalen

-3

-9

-27

19 x 20

1.30 kg

1.40 kg

190/85 cm

190+70 cm

-

80/20 Duck Down 650 FP

639 g

Fonnfjell Summer

12

8

-3

19 x 20

1.00 kg

1.10 kg

185 / 80 cm

185 cm

-

Thermofill

100 gsm

Fonnfjell Summer Long

12

8

-3

19 x 26

1.10 kg

1.20 kg

200 / 90 cm

185 cm

-

Thermofill

100 gsm

Fonnfjell Spring

4

0

-15

18 x 26

1.50 kg

1.60 kg

185 / 80 cm

185 cm

x

Thermofill

250 gsm

250 gsm 30 g

Fonnfjell Spring Lady

4

0

-15

19 x 20

1.60kg

1.70 kg

170 / 75 cm

150 cm

x

Thermofill+ 70/30 Duck Down 350 FP

Fonnfjell

0

-5

-22

19 x 26

1.70 kg

1.80 kg

185 / 80 cm

185 cm

x

Thermofill

300 gsm

Fonnfjell Long

0

-5

-22

20 x 26

2.00 kg

2.10 kg

200 / 90 cm

185 cm

x

Thermofill

300 gsm

Alta Summer

12

8

-3

14 x 16

1.00 kg

1.10 kg

185 / 80 cm

185 cm

-

Thermoguard® 6000

100 gsm

Alta Spring

5

0

-14

16 x 20

1.40 kg

1.50 kg

185 / 80 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000

200 gsm

Alta Spring Long

5

0

-14

17 x 22

1.80 kg

1.90 kg

200 / 90 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard 6000

200 gsm

Alta Spring Lady

5

0

-14

18 x 26

1.60 kg

1.70 kg

170/ 75 cm

150 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000+ 70/30 Duck Down 350 FP

200 gsm 30 g

Alta

0

-5

-22

18 x 22

1.70 kg

1.80 kg

185 / 80 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000

300 gsm

Alta Long

0

-5

-22

19 x 22

2.10 kg

2.20 kg

200 / 90 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000

300 gsm

Alta Extra long

0

-5

-22

20 x 22

2.30 kg

2.40 kg

215 / 90 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000

300 gsm

x

Thermoguard® 6000+ 70/30 Duck Down 350 FP

300 gsm 30 g

Alta Lady

0

-5

-22

18 x 20

1.85 kg

1.95 kg

170 / 75 cm

150 cm

®

Alta Lady Long

0

-5

-22

18 x 21

1.95 kg

2.05 kg

185 / 80 cm

165 cm

x

Thermoguard 6000+ 70/30 Duck Down 350 FP

300 gsm 30 g

Alta Winter

-9

-16

-38

24 x 37

2.80 kg

3.00 kg

185 / 80 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard 6000

550 + 100 gsm**

Alta Winter Long

-9

-16

-38

26 x 38

3.35 kg

3.50 kg

200 / 90 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000

550 + 100 gsm**

Alta Winter Lady

-9

-16

-38

24 x 34

2.70 kg

2.80 kg

170/ 75 cm

150 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000+ 70/30 Duck Down 350 FP

550 + 100 gsm** 30 g

Alta X-Trem

-17

-25

-48

30 x 40

3.45 kg

3.60 kg

185/ 80 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard 6000

750 + 125 gsm**

Trollheimen

-2

-8

-25

20 x 30

2.00 kg

2.20 kg

185/80 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000

375 gsm

Trollheimen Long

-2

-8

-25

23 x 30

2.35 kg

2.50 kg

200/90 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard 6000

375 gsm

Trollheimen Lady

-2

-8

-25

20 x 30

2.20 kg

2.30 kg

170/75 cm

150cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000 70/30 Duck Down 350 FP

375 gsm 30 g

Trollheimen Winter

-9

-16

-38

24 x 38

2.75 kg

2.90 kg

185/80 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000

550 + 100 gsm**

Trollheimen Winter Long

-9

-16

-38

25 x 42

3.25 kg

3.40 kg

200/90 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard 6000

550 + 100 gsm*

Trollheimen Winter Lady

-9

-16

-38

24 x 34

2.80 kg

2.95 kg

170/75 cm

150 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000

550 + 100 gsm** 30 g

Trollheimen X-Trem

-17

-25

-48

30 x 40

3.45 kg

3.60 kg

185/80 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard 6000

750 + 125 gsm**

Trollheimen X-Trem Long

-17

-25

-48

32 x 42

4.15 kg

4.30 kg

200/90 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000

750 + 125 gsm**

Trollheimen X-Trem Lady

-17

-25

-48

28 x 38

3.35 kg

3.50 kg

170/75 cm

185 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000

750 + 100 gsm** 30 g

®

®

®

®

®

®

Rago Down Spring

5

0

-15

18 x 25

0.87 kg

0.98 kg

185/75 cm

160 cm

x

90/10 Duck Down 650 FP

332 g

Rago Down Spring Long

5

0

-15

18 x 25

1.02 kg

1.13 kg

200/80 cm

180 cm

x

90/10 Duck Down 650 FP

368 g

Rago Down Spring Lady

5

0

-15

18 x 25

0.82 kg

0.95 kg

175/75 cm

150 cm

x

90/10 Duck Down 650 FP

306 g

Rago Down

0

-5

-22

21 x 27

1.00 kg

1.10 kg

185/75 cm

150 cm

x

90/10 Duck Down 650 FP

471 g

Rago Down Long

0

-5

-22

20 x 27

1.24 kg

1.36 kg

200/80 cm

160 cm

x

90/10 Duck Down 650 FP

533 g

Rago Down Lady

0

-7

-24

20 x 27

1.00 kg

1.13 kg

175/75 cm

140 cm

x

90/10 Duck Down 650 FP

476 g

Rago Down Winter

-10

-17

-38

20 x 30

1.33 kg

1.46 kg

185/78 cm

150 cm

x

90/10 Duck Down 650 FP

758 g

Rago Down Winter Long

-10

-17

-38

20 x 30

1.58 kg

1.71 kg

200/80 cm

165 cm

x

90/10 Duck Down 650 FP

915 g

Rago Down Winter Lady

-10

-17

-38

20 x 30

1.31 kg

1.43 kg

175/75 cm

140 cm

x

90/10 Duck Down 650 FP

759 g

Rago Down X-trem

-16

-25

-48

24 x 32

1.63 kg

1.78 kg

185/75 cm

150 cm

x

90/10 Goose Down 750 FP

975 g

Rago Down X-trem Long

-16

-25

-48

24 x 34

1.89 kg

2.03 kg

200/80 cm

165 cm

x

90/10 Goose Down 750 FP

1044 g

Rago Down X-trem Lady

-21

-30

-55

24 x 32

1.62 kg

1.76 kg

175/75 cm

140 cm

x

90/10 Goose Down 750 FP

984 g 625 + 75 gsm** 400 g

Tempelfjorden(inner: fiber/down, outer: fiber)

-19

-31

-57

30 x 40

3.80 kg

4.20 kg

195/85 cm

90+190 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000 + 90/10 Goose Down 650 FP

Kongsfjorden(inner: down, outer: fiber)

-25

-35

-65

27 x 34

3.40 kg

3.60 kg

195/85 cm

2x70+190 cm

x

Thermoguard® 6000 90/10 Goose Down 650 FP

125 gsm 1100 g

16 x 32

0.70 kg

0.80 kg

105/50 cm

90 cm

-

Thermofill

250 gsm

300 gsm

Mini Fonnfjell Jr.

0*

-5*

-22*

25 x 35

1.30 kg

1.40 kg

150/75 cm

140 cm

-

Thermofill

Elg Junior Flex

4*

0*

-15*

25 x 30

1.00 kg

1.10 kg

130-160/65 cm

120 cm

-

Thermoguard® 6000

200 gsm

Alta Junior Flex

0*

-5*

-22*

25 x 35

1.40 kg

1.50 kg

130-160/65 cm

120 cm

-

Thermoguard 6000

300 gsm

Alta Winter Junior Flex

-9*

-16*

-38*

28 x 38

2.20 kg

2.30 kg

130-160/65 cm

120 cm

-

Thermoguard® 6000

550 + 100 gsm**

Rago Down Junior

0*

-5*

-22*

17 x 25

0.76 kg

0.86 kg

165/70 cm

150 cm

-

90/10 Duck Down 650 FP

332 g

®

*The temperature standard EN 13537 does not apply to children’s sleeping bag, since children have a different physiological regulation than adults. The temperature stated is only a reference to the corresponding adult size bag. **Extra layer of isolation on cold spots on the underside

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SLEEPING BAG SELECTION DOWN OR FIBRE: Down is a carefully selected natural material and is great for lightness, compressibility and comfort. It is the best choice if minimum weight is important. However, it needs some extra care and loses most of its insulating properties when wet. Fibre is great if you want a bag that is easier to care for. It is bulkier and heavier than down for the same temperature, but stays warmer if the bag gets wet and is less of a problem if the fabric tears. A fibre bag is a good first choice for kids.

TEMPERATURE RATING We test our sleeping bags to the EN13537 standard. This gives an indication of the warmth of a sleeping bag, but overall comfort is dependent on several factors outside the laboratory, including: • • • • •

How easy you usually find it to keep warm Your own level of outdoors experience and what you are used to Your level of fitness, which affects how warm you will sleep Fatigue, hunger and damp conditions, which all make it more difficult to get warm Whether you are in a cabin, sleeping in a tent or under the stars

SPECIAL NOTE: -the EN13537 standard is not intended for children. It is only a reference to the corresponding adult bag with the same fill. Children can find it harder to keep warm so adults must think responsibly and take this into account when choosing bags for the family.

ZONES To make selection easier, we have put the EN ratings into zones.

Fonnfjell SpringU/ Fonnfjell Spring Lady

TCOMF 4 COMFORT

TLIM

TEXT

0°C

TRANSITION

-15 *RISK

*In the risk zone a strong sensation of cold has to be expected. There is a risk of health damage by hypothermia.

GREEN ZONE (T-COMFORT) -is the temperature at which an average adult

woman can expect a comfortable night's sleep while laying out flat. Most people will be able to sleep well here, and women should always consider this rating first. Choose the GREEN ZONE if you: • are a woman • feel the cold more than usual • are not familiar sleeping outdoors • expect to be tired and hungry • are sleeping in an exposed area • want to have a good safety margin

YELLOW ZONE (T-LIMIT) -is the temperature at which an average adult man can expect a comfortable sleep while lying curled-up. It is the transition range where some people could begin to feel slightly cold.

RED ZONE (T-EXTREME) -is the temperature where a strong sensation of cold is to be expected. Never consider this rating for normal use, because there is significant risk of hypothermia.

You are in the YELLOW ZONE if you: • don't normally feel the cold • will be sleeping in a sheltered location

Why you should consider the RED ZONE: • An adult woman will experience coldstress at this temperature even lying in a full-fetal position • it is a bare minimum for survival, over short periods of time only

REMEMBER: It might get colder than you expect. It's always better to be a little too warm at night than huddled up somewhere, wishing you had bought the higher-rated bag!

NOTE: 1.

2. 3.

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The EN13537 test uses a special mannequin, based on an average person's metabolism. To make the temperature readings more consistent, it is wearing a layer of thermal underwear and lying on a thermal mattress. The sleeping bag hood is in place, the heat collar (if included) is fastened and the draw cords pulled closed. If you sleep in less clothing or with the hood off and collar open, you will not feel as warm. For longer trips and expeditions, you should always add an extra safety margin to the bag you choose. It is an excellent idea to test your bag in similar conditions overnight before having to rely on it for an extended period. A lot of warmth can be lost to the ground, so always use a good quality sleeping mat, especially when sleeping on snow.

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DALE OEN EXPERIENCE

THE DALE OEN EXPERIENCE The Dale Oen Experience believes that outdoor activity is key in becoming the person you want to be! We want all children and young adults to have the same opportunities, and be able to see that they can achieve whatever they set their mind to - no matter who they are or what their background is. Alexander and brother Robin dreamt of showing that you can do whatever you want, if you want it enough. The plan was for Alexander to win Olympic gold in London 2012 first, and then the brothers Dale Oen were to start The Dale Oen Experience (DOE) together. Unfortunately, things turned out differently. But even though Alexander was taken away from us, his dream lives on. The Dale Oen Experience was created in Alexander’s memory, and Robin runs it with the brothers’ philosophy and vision as a strong foundation. The Dale Oen Experience is a non-profit organization aimed to facilitate experiences and coping among children and young adults who may not have had an easy life. We do this through tours, expeditions and other activities in norway's long fjords and mountains. We believe that the mix of nature, the outdoors, and basic survival can help make anyone a better person. It is in the outdoors that you get to know who you are and who you want to be, and it is by coping with that you experience that anything is possible. Having Helsport as a partner to The Dale Oen Experience is something we value highly. Helsport has world-class equipment, and cares personally that their customers get the optimal equipment for their use. The Dale Oen Experience is proud to call Helsport a partner and looks forward to 2018. Follow us on our new adventures on www.daleoen.com. Robin Dale Oen, General Manager The Dale Oen Experience

DALE OEN EXPERIENCE

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COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

GLITTERHEIM SPRING

EXTRA WIDE AND COMFORTABLE BAG WITH MESH ALONG FULL-LENGTH ZIPPER The Glitterheim Spring has been designed with a focus on comfort and user-friendliness, with smart details for shorter hikes and camping trips. The unique Helsport AirVent™ system gives you the opportunity to vent the bag from an extra side zipper, significantly increasing the range of use. It is also possible to sit with the bag over your shoulders with both of your arms out.

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Full length two-way joinable zipper Easy to adjust size of hood opening Pocket for valuables Heat trap collar

The Glitterheim Spring is constructed with a wider fit where the bottom and the top of the bag are stitched together directly. This gives a spacious bag with more room to move in. The extra width and several ventilation solutions make the bag more comfortable than regular bags with a mummy shape. If you want a spacious, airy and user-friendly sleeping bag to use in summer as well as early spring and fall, the Glitterheim Spring is the right bag for you.

AIR VENT

Helsport AirVent™ system for extra air circulation in the whole length of the bag

Pillow pocket TREK

PRO Alta

EXTR

Glitterheim

Wide shape for excellent comfort

Body length: Bag Width: Weight excl. comp. bag (+ /- 5%): EN 13537 T-Lim: Fabric outer: Fabric inner: Insulation: Fill weight (gsm): BrightBlue

185 cm 85 cm 1.60 kg 0ºC Airtex® 40D 100% Nylon Dobby Airtex® 50D 100% Polyester Thermofill 200 gsm Art.: 600-015 (L) Glitterheim Spring

*In the risk zone a strong sensation of cold has to be expected. There is a risk of health damage by hypothermia

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TLIM

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TRANSITION

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REVIEW: Consistently good quality. Possible to sit inside the bag with both hands out. Very good ventilation opportunities and roomy fit.

Possible to sit up-right with arms out

NIKLAS VILLABØ


COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

SVADALEN

SVADALEN SPRING SVADALEN

LIGHT, SPACIOUS, COMFORTABLE AND USER-FRIENDLY 3-SEASON DOWN BAG

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The Svadalen gives you great comfort and is very userfriendly. For increased comfort, we made the bag 85 cm wide, with a foot-end zipper for extra ventilation. You can also convert the sleeping bag into a warm and comfortable duvet by opening both zippers, which is a convenient feature for warm summer nights.

80/20 white duck down, 650 FP Full length two-way zipper Extra zipper in the foot area for ventilation Easy to adjust hood opening Inside pocket for valuables Water repellant, down proof outer shell and soft breathable lining

The bag is filled with duck down, making it easy to compress to a minimum; great when you want to pack light. The Svadalen is perfect if you want a spacious and userfriendly down bag for spring, summer and fall.

Pillow pocket

Turn the bag into a warm duvet by opening both zippers TREK: Svadalen

PRO: Rago

SVADALEN:

SVADALEN SPRING:

Wider shape for excellent comfort Comparison Body length: Bag Width: Weight excl. comp. bag (+ /- 5%): EN 13537 T-Lim: Fabric outer: Fabric inner: Insulation: Fill weight: Black

*In the risk zone a strong sensation of cold has to be expected. There is a risk of health damage by hypothermia.

190 cm 85 cm 1.10 kg 0ºC 30D 100% Nylon Ripstop 30D 100% Nylon 80/20 Duck down 650 FP 402 g

190 cm 85 cm 1.30 kg -9ºC

639 g

Art.: 600-025 (L)

Art.: 600-027 (L)

Svadalen Spring

TCOMF 5 COMFORT

TLIM

0°C

TRANSITION

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ALTA

ALTA SUMMER ALTA SPRING| ALTA SPRING LONG | ALTA SPRING LADY ALTA | ALTA LONG | ALTA EXTRA LONG | ALTA LADY | ALTA LADY LONG | ALTA JUNIOR FLEX ALTA WINTER | ALTA WINTER LONG| ALTA WINTER LADY | ALTA WINTER JUNIOR FLEX ALTA X-TREM

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TEST WINNER, AND OUR MOST POPULAR FIBRE SLEEPING BAG

The test winner Alta has been one of our most popular sleeping bags for many years with features such a compact volume, comfortable inner fabric, and durable lightweight outer fabric. The Alta series is suitable for a wide range of temperatures and lets you find a sleeping bag perfect for any conditions.

Heat trap collar (ex. Alta Summer) Strong, lightweight ripstop outer fabric Comfortable microfiber lining Quick hood closure Glow in dark puller Inside pocket 190 cm two-way joinable zipper

The Alta is constructed with water-repellant Helsport Thermoguard® fiber, which retains its insulative qualities even if the bag gets damp, making this the bag of choice on trips where you will experience humidity or condensation. Both the box-construction and the fact that only the inner layer is sewed to the lining reduces heat loss to the surroundings, and ensures an optimal fit and insulative properties. In addition to all this, on Alta Lady you will get all the awarded features from our Huldreheimen technology, designed to keep women warm. Read more about our concept for women on the next page.

No-Slide base

Pillow pocket

ALTA, TEST WINNER AGAIN Once again Helsport Alta was awarded with an outstanding statement from the jury. ”Solid bag with optimal size and low volume”

ALTA SUMMER:

ALTA SPRING:

ALTA: Long

ALTA WINTER:

Lady

Long

Extra long

Lady

ALTA X-TREM

Lady long Junior flex

Long

Lady

Junior winter flex

Read more on p. xx

Body length: Bag Width: Weight ex.comp.bag (+- 5 %): EN 13537 T-Lim: Fabric outer: Fabric inner: Insulation: Fill weight (gsm): Helsport Green

Read more on p. xx

185 cm 185 cm 200 cm 170 cm 185 cm 200 cm 80 cm 80 cm 90 cm 75 cm 80 cm 90 cm 1.00 kg 1.40 kg 1.80 kg 1.60 kg 1.70 kg 2.10 kg 8ºC 0ºC 0ºC 0ºC -5ºC -5ºC Airtex® 40D 100% Nylon Dobby/ 100% Nylon Taslon ripstop Anti slide Airtex® 100% Polyester 50D Thermoguard 6000® + 70/30 Duck down 350 FP (Lady)

215 cm 90 cm 2.30 kg -5ºC

170 cm 75 cm 1.85 kg -5ºC

185 cm 80 cm 1.95 kg -5ºC

130-160 cm 65 cm 1.40 kg -5ºC**

185 cm 80 cm 2.80 kg -16ºC

100

200

200

300

300+30g

300+30 g

300

550+100*** 550+100*** 550+100*** +30 g

600-255 (L)

600-260 (L) 600-261 (R)

600-265 (L)

600-250 (L)

600-280 (L )

600-274 (L)

600-275 (L)

Royal Purple

200+30 g

300

300

600-270 (L) 600-271 (R)

600-277 (L)

600-279 (L )

600-262 (L)

200 cm 90 cm 3.35 kg -16ºC

170 cm 75 cm 2.70 kg -16ºC

ALTA SUMMER

TCOMF 12 COMFORT

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8°C

TRANSITION

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Alta Std/Alta Std Long / Alta Std Extra Long /Alta Lady

TEXT

ALTA / ALTA JUNIOR FLEX**

TCOMF

-14 *RISK

0 COMFORT

TLIM

-5°C

TRANSITION

750+125***

600-252 (L)

600-285 (L)

Alta x-trem/ Alta X-trem long ALTA X-TREM

ALTA WINTER / ALTA WINTER JR ** Alta Winter

TCOMF

-22

-9

*In the risk zone a strong sensation of cold has to be expected.

550+100***

600-282 (L)

TEXT *RISK

185 cm 80 cm 3.45 kg -25ºC

600-283 (L )

Black

Alta Summer

130-160 cm 65 cm 2.20 kg -16ºC**

COMFORT

TLIM

-16°C

TRANSITION

TEXT

TCOMF

-38

-17

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COMFORT

TLIM

-25°C

TRANSITION

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the risk zone a strong sensation of cold has to be expected. *In theisrisk a strong of cold has to be *In expected. There is a risk of health damage by hypothermiaThere is a risk of health damage by hypothermia. There a riskzone of health damagesensation by hypothermia. There is a risk of health damage by hypothermia. There is a risk of health damage by hypothermia. There is a risk of health damage by hypothermia. ** The temperature standard EN 13537 does not apply to children’s sleeping bag, since children have a different physiological regulation than adults. The temperature stated is only a reference to the corresponding adult size bag.

***Extra insulation layer on critical spots on the underside.

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2011

SLEEPING BAGS FOR WOMEN In 2011 Helsport introduced Huldreheimen, a sleeping bag series designed specifically for women. It was developed in cooperation with both female adventurers and active female outdoor enthusiasts, as well as by conducting scientific tests in the laboratory. These studies revealed the differences between men and women using sleeping bags:

1. Women have a greater overall heat loss than men, and need more insulation in order to maintain the same temperature 2. Women are more sensitive to cooling of the skin, particularly in the hands and feet 3. The female body shape dictates a different sleeping bag cut in order to optimise the use of insulation including a shorter length, a more narrow shoulder area and a wider hip zone.

The Huldreheimen FOR WOMEN concept: Shorter length

Narrower shoulder area 1. W’s StayWarmCollar™: A collar designed for female body shape that is easy to adjust for both cold and warm situations. It makes the sleeping bag more versatile, comfortable and makes sure warm air stays inside the sleeping bag.

2. W’s WideZone™:

A Perfect shape for women with a shorter length, a wider hip zone and a more narrow shoulder area. This gives an optimal layer of air around the body, making it more easy to maintain body warmth inside the bag.

THE MAKING OF HULDREHEIMEN FOR WOMEN Experienced female adventurers and outdoor people were asked about what they wanted from a sleeping bag. These women knew how important it is to stay warm during the night in order to wake up rested and ready for a new day. A special "thank you" goes to The Norwegian Trekking Association and the female adventure group Baffin Babes for their enthusiastic and much appreciated input to the project.

3. W’s HeatForFeet™: The foot part of the fiber bag is filled with down for extra insulation. This gives an instand feeling of warmth and prevents heat loss from the feet.

Wider hip zone

COOPERATION WITH THE BAFFIN BABES Baffin Babes have used Helsport tents and sleeping bags since their first trip to Baffin Island in 2009. Since then, they have also been involved in the making of the expedition bag Kongsfjorden and Helsport’s sleeping bag series for women, the Huldreheimen. Helsport have used the girls’ vast experience from expeditions to make the Huldreheimen concept even better for women’s needs. We greatly appreciate working with the talented and always enthusiastic Baffin-girls.

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LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE

FONNFJELL

FONNFJELL SUMMER | SUMMER LONG FONNFJELL SPRING | SPRING LADY FONNFJELL | FONNFJELL LONG| FONNFJELL JR.

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A LIGHTWEIGHT AND COMPACT BAG, IDEAL FOR ACTIVE HIKES IN SPRING, SUMMER AND AUTUMN The Fonnfjell is a light and compact sleeping bag. It is designed for active outdoor activities, and is a safe choice for three seasonhikes. The bag offers a great warmth-to-weight ratio, so it is a good choice for longer hikes where you want a light pack.

Heat trap collar (ex. summer) Comfortable microfiber lining Quick hood closure  Glow-in-the-dark puller  Inside pocket Full length two-way zipper

The Fonnfjell is constructed with one layer (summer) or two layers of water repellent Thermofill fiber. The fiber retains its insulative qualities even if the bag gets wet, making this the bag of choice on trips where you will experience humidity or condensation. Only the inner layer is sewed to the lining, reducing heat loss to the surroundings. With the Fonnfjell models you will in addition get all the awarded features from our Huldreheimen technology, designed to keep women warm. Read more about our concept for women on page 89.

Pillow pocket

Heat trap collar (Lady)

FONNFJELL SUMMER

FONNFJELL SPRING

FONNFJELL

Long

Lady

Long

Jr.

Read more on p. 102

Body length Bag width: Weight excl. comp. bag (+ /- 5%): EN 13537 T-Lim: Fabric outer: Fabric inner: Insulation: Fill weight (gsm):

185 cm 80 cm 1.00 kg 8ºC

185 cm 80 cm 1.50 kg 0ºC

200 cm 90 cm 1.10 kg 8ºC

170 cm 75cm 1.60 kg 0ºC

100% Polyester Ripstop 50D Airtex® 100 % Polyester 50D Thermoguard 6000® + 70/30 Duck Down 350 FP (Lady) 100 250 100

BrightBlue

Art.: 600-205 (L)

RoyalPurple

Fonnfjell Summer

12

8°C

TRANSITION

TEXT

TCOMF

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4

*RISK

COMFORT

300

Art.: 600-215 (L) Art.: 600-212 (L)

TLIM

200 cm 90 cm 2.00 kg -5ºC

300

250+30

Ar t.: 600-210 (L)

Art.: 600-207 (L)

TLIM

0°C

TRANSITION

Art.: 600-217 (L)

160 cm 75 cm 1.30 kg -5ºC**

300 Art.: 600-201 (L)

Fonnfjell

Fonnfjell SpringU/ Fonnfjell Spring Lady

TCOMF COMFORT

185 cm 80 cm 1.70 kg -5ºC

TEXT

TCOMF

-15

0

*RISK

COMFORT

TLIM

-5°C

TRANSITION

TEXT -22 *RISK

risk zone aThere strong sensation has damage to be expected. *In the risk zone a strong sensation of cold has to be expected. *In the risk zone a strong sensation of cold has to be expected. *In the risk zone a strong sensation of cold has to*Inbetheexpected. is a risk of cold health by hypothermia There is a risk of health damage by hypothermia. There is a risk of health damage by hypothermia. There is a risk of health damage by hypothermia. ** The temperature standard EN 13537 does not apply to children’s sleeping bag, since children have a different physiological regulation than adults. The temperature stated is only a reference to the corresponding adult size bag.

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KRISTOFFER KIPPERNES


TONJE BLOMSETH A full-time adventurer who always has a project on the go! We have followed her since she was 17, when she became the youngest person to walk the length of Norway. She has also skied across northern Scandinavia and been to Alaska several times.

FOLLOW THE DREAM, NOT THE STREAM! www.tonjeblomseth.com | Instagram: @tonjeblom

"I'm a 23 year-old girl who enjoys living the good life in the mountains in Finnmark. I have found inner peace in icy Karasjok. But my thoughts still often wander to the wilderness, and Alaska has become a kind of ”charter vacation”. The plan is to travel more in the US and Canadian wilderness in the years to come. There’s a lot to be seen and experienced, but Norway remains my favourite place to explore. The dogs are what take up most of my time. Five dogs to be trained, fed and cared for. The family is growing and we’ll soon have the perfect furry team. When I’m not out and about on skis, foot or by dog sled, I'm home with a thousand other projects and am now the proud author of two books and do a lot of traveling and speaking. Life is wonderful." TONJE HELENE BLOMSETH


TROLLHEIMEN| TR.H LONG | TR.H LADY TR.H WINTER |TR.H WINTER LONG | TR.H WINTER LADY TR.H X-TREM |TR.H X-TREM LONG | TR.H X-TREM LADY

TROLLHEIMEN

DOUBLE TEST WINNER! A WIDE RANGE OF BAGS WITH A WATERPROOF FOOT END Waking up with a wet sleeping bag can happen if your feet have slid off the mat or been pressed against the damp tent wall. This is no problem with the Trollheimen which has waterproof fabric in the foot end to protect the bag from getting wet. Trollheimen is constructed with two or three (X-trem) layers of water repellent Helsport Thermoguard® fiber. The fiber retains its insulative qualities even if the bag gets wet, making this the bag of choice on trips where you will experience humidity or condensation. Only the inner layer is sewed to the lining and this plus the box-construction reduces heat loss to the surroundings and ensures an optimal fit and insulative ability.

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Heat trap collar No-slide base Strong, lightweight ripstop outer fabric Comfortable microfiber lining Quick hood closure Glow-in-the-dark puller Inside pocket Two-way joinable zipper

With the Trollheimen Lady you will in addition get all the awarded features from our Huldreheimen technology; designed to keep women warm. Read more about our concept for women on page 89. All its features make the Trollheimen perfect for hiking all year around. In 2013, the Trollheimenseries was awarded test winner by a large Norwegian Outdoor Magazine, and a consumertesting TV show.

TROLLHEIMEN:

TROLLHEIMEN WINTER: Long

Body length: Bag width: Weight excl. comp. bag (+ - 5%): EN 13537 T-Lim: Fabric outer: Fabric inner: Insulation:

185 cm 80 cm 2.00 kg -8ºC

200 cm 90 cm 2.35 kg -8ºC

170 cm 75 cm 2.20 kg -8ºC

Long

185 cm 80 cm 2.75 kg -16ºC

200 cm 90 cm 3.25 kg -16ºC

Lady

170 cm 75 cm 2.80 kg -16ºC

375

375

BrightBlue

Art.: 600-231 (L)

HelsportGreen

Art.: 600-226 (R)

RoyalPurple

375+30 g

550+100

550+100**

Art.: 600-235 (L)

Art.: 600-229 (L)

Trollheimen+

TCOMF -2

550+100** +30g

185 cm 80 cm 3.45 kg -25ºC

200 cm 90 cm 4.15 kg -25ºC

170 cm 75 cm 3.35 kg -25ºC

750+125**

750+125**

750+125**+30 g

Art.: 600-405 (L)

Art.: 600-410 (L)

Art.: 600-407 (L)

Art.: 600-237 (L)

COMFORT

TLIM

-8

TRANSITION

Trollheimen Winter/trollh. Winter Long / Trollh.Winter Lady

TEXT

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-9

*RISK

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Art.: 600-239 (L)

Black

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Long

Airtex® 40D 100% Nylon Dobby/Rainguard 75D 100% Polyester/100% Nylon Taslon ripstop Anti slide Airtex® 100% Polyester 50D Thermoguard 6000

Art.: 600-225 (L)

Fill weight (gsm):

TROLLHEIMEN X-TREM:

Lady

2018

COMFORT

TLIM

-16°C

TRANSITION

Trollheimen x-trem Lady

TEXT

TCOMF

-38

-17

*RISK

*In the risk zone a strong sensation of cold has to be expected. There is a risk of health damage by hypothermia.

COMFORT

TLIM

-25°C

TRANSITION

TEXT -48 *RISK

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TROLLHEIMEN Pillow pocket

The best three season sleeping bag. Villmarksliv 2013 | 2017

The best sleeping bag for the outdoor. TV2 hjelper deg 2013 | 2017

Trollheimen Lady

Heat trap baffle over the zipper

Waterproof fabric in foot end and reflective details

HELSPORT


RAGO DOWN

RAGO DOWN |RAGO DOWN LONG | RAGO DOWN LADY | RAGO DOWN JR RAGO DOWN SPRING |RAGO DOWN SPRING LONG | RAGO DOWN SPRING LADY RAGO DOWN WINTER |RAGO DOWN WINTER LONG | RAGO DOWN WINTER LADY RAGO DOWN X-TREM |RAGO DOWN X-TREM LONG | RAGO DOWN X-TREM LADY

-- 90/10 white duck or goose down, 750 or 650 cuin/oz

A NEW RANGE OF DOWN SLEEPING BAGS FOR YEAR-ROUND USE

-- Two-way zipper -- Water repellant, down proof outer shell and

The Rago is a new range of down sleeping bags designed for temperatures ranging from T-Lim 0ºC til - 25ºC. To achieve the optimal weight-to-warmth ratio, we have used high quality duck or goose down. The 90/10 mix (90 % down, 10 % small feathers), and the 650 and 750 fill power, makes this a range that will give very good thermal efficiency, good loft and will quickly return to shape after compression.

soft breathable inner fabric

-- Comfortable mummy shape to give an even fit around the body

-- Down filled baffle along zipper to prevent heat loss

-- Quick hood closure -- Glow in the dark puller -- Heat collar

The fit of the Rago bags has been meticulously designed to avoid cold spots. Cold spots occur when the down gets pressed against the fabric walls while you sleep. By extednding the widest points of the bag from the shoulder all the way down to the hip area, you can move around a bit without cold spots occuring, giving you a good nights sleep. In addition we have designed a seperate bag for the kids called the Rago Junior, as well as custom models for ladies, utilizing our Huldreheimen-technology(p. 89). This range has perfected the ratio of warmth to weight and packed volume.

Inner pocket

Durable, two-way zipper

Adjustable, soft down baffle around hood

Complete with lightweight compression bag and a breathable storage bag . RAGO DOWN SPRING:

RAGO DOWN: Long

Body length: Bag width: Weight excl. comp. bag (+ - 5%): EN 13537 T-Lim: Fabric outer: Fabric inner: Insulation: Fill weight (g):

185 cm 75 cm 0.87 kg 0 ºC

200 cm 80 cm 1.02 kg. 0 ºC

Black

175 cm 75 cm 0.82 kg 0 ºC

30D 55 gsm 100% Nylon ripstop Pertex 30D 100% Nylon taffeta 90/10 duck down 650 FP 368 306 332

RoyalPurple

RAGO DOWN WINTER: Long

Lady

185 cm 75 cm 1.00 kg -5 ºC

200 cm 80 cm 1.24 kg -5 ºC

471

533

600-316

TCOMF 5 COMFORT

332

600-322

TEXT

0°C

-15 *RISK

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185 cm 78 cm 1.33 kg -17 ºC

200 cm 80 cm 1.58 kg -17 ºC

758

915

TCOMF Rago down: lady

0

TLIM

-5°C

-7°C

TRANSITION TCOMF TLIM

5

185 cm 75 cm 1.63 kg -25 ºC

759

Pertex 30D 100% Nylon mini-ripstop Pertex 30D 100% Nylon taffeta 90/10 Goose down 750 FP 975 1044 984

600-328

(-5°C)

TRANSITION

175 cm 75 cm 1.62 kg -30 ºC

600-340

TCOMF -10

*RISK

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COMFORT

600-344

600-342

Rago down x-trem: std, long

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COMFORT

600-324

TEXT

*In the risk zone a strong sensation of cold has to be expected. Rago downisJra risk of health damage by hypothermia. There 0 -24 COMFORT

200 cm 80 cm 1.89 kg -25 ºC

Lady

175 cm 75 cm 1.31 kg -17 ºC

Rago down Winter

TRANSITION TCOMF TLIM

COMFORT

Long

Lady

600-326 600-310

Rago Down std, long

TLIM

TRANSITION

165 cm 70 cm 0.76 kg -5 ºC**

RAGO DOWN X-TREM: Long

Junior

600-320 600-318

Rago down Spring: Std, long lady

175 cm 75 cm 1.00 kg -7 ºC

476

600-314 600-312

Lady

TLIM

-17°C

TRANSITION

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TCOMF Rago down x-trem: lady

TLIM

-25°C

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-30°C

TRANSITION

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RAGO

"BEST VALUE" UTE test down, winter sleeping bags January 2018

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KYLE MEYR


FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

TEMPELFJORDEN -- Heat trap collar -- Short 90 cm zipper on inner bag -- 190 cm two-way joinable zipper on outer

ROBUST 2-IN-1 EXPEDITION AND WINTER SLEEPING BAG WITH SAFE INSULATION The Tempelfjorden is the sleeping bag for the most extreme conditions. It uses a unique 2-in-1 design where two bags can be used alone or together. The outer bag is filled with a layer of Helsport Thermoguard® 6000 fiber layer that protects against outside moisture and condensation. The outer bag can be used alone as a spacious and comfortable warm summer bag. The inner bag can be used separately as a winter bag for extreme conditions and is constructed with Helsport's Fiber/Down concept that combines the features of both down and fiber. The sidewall and the upper side of the inner layer is filled with down, for greater heat and an increased feeling of comfort.

bag

-- Extra insulation in the back and foot -- Compression darts with less insulation to allow for better, tighter hood closure

-- Adjustable inner heat collar traps warm air inside

-- Strong, ligthweight ripstop outer fabric -- Comfortable micro fiber fabric lining -- Inner pocket

The inner bag has a 90 cm long zipper to reduce heat loss from the lowest parts of the bag.

Zipper stopper to prevent unintentional opening

Pillow pocket

INNER BAG

OUTER BAG

”Powerful, and delivers in the icy environment”.

OUTER BAG + INNER BAG

Tonje Blomseth 17 years old she became the youngest person at the time ttto walk the entire length of Norway.

Inner

Outer

Total

Tempelfjorden

Body length: Bag width:

195 cm 85 cm 2.50 kg -21ºC

Weight excl. comp. bag (+ - 5%): EN 13537 T-Lim: Fabric outer: Fabric inner: Insulation:

195 cm 85 cm 3.80 kg -31ºC

Airtex® 40D 100% Nylon Dobby Airtex® 100 % Polyester 50D 90/10 goose down 650 FP Thermoguard 6000 Down: 400 g, Fiber: 500 gsm + 75 gsm** 125 gsm

Fill weight (gsm): Black

| Art.: 600-480 (L) **Extra layer of isolation on cold spots on the underside

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195 cm 90 cm 1.30 kg 10ºC

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GURI ANNE HANSEN

IDA KATHRINE KNUDTZON ERIKSEN

INA OTHILIE VIKØREN

UNE CECILIE OKSVOLD

In the autumn of 2015 we launched turjenter.no with the goal and desire to create a community where women can talk together, share experiences and inspire each other to get outdoors and explore. We have gathered a group of dedicated turjenter who write weekly blogs with relevant and inspiring content – since we started, turjenter.no has become Norway’s largest outdoor blogsite. Join more than 200,000 others and share your pictures on social media with #turjenter!

ISELIN NÆSS

JILL KRISTIN ØIE

JULIE KORNELIUSSEN

KARI SCHIBEVAAG

KRISTIN FOLSLAND

MOA HUNDSEID

MARIA STRAY HOMME

MARTE TVETEN

RANDI SKAUG

SILJE OG FRIDA

TEAM IDA

TONJE BLOMSETH

BRITT-INGUNN TAFJORD WALLE

GUNHILD & HELENE

ASTRID FURHOLT

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FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

KONGSFJORDEN -- 90/10 goose down, 650 cuin/oz in inner bag -- Inner bag has two short 70 cm zippers with

AWARD-WINNING 2-IN-1 EXPEDITION BAG WITH DOWN INNER -AND FIBER OUTER BAG The Kongsfjorden is a highly-advanced and solid sleeping bag that combines two bags into one and is suitable for demanding, cold trips and expeditions.

three individual sliders

-- Outer bag: Long 190 cm two-way joinable zipper

When launched, the Kongsfjorden was recognized beyond the industry, and has received both the Norwegian Design for Excellence award (2010) and the German design award (2012).

-- Compression bands that can be used to reduce the amount of internal volume to be heated

With a T-Lim temperature of -35 degrees and a weight of only 3.4 kg, the Kongsfjorden inner bag and outer bag provide maximum protection with a modest pack volume and weight when used together. However you can also use the two bags separately; the inner bag for more normal winter conditions, and the outer bag as a comfortable summer bag. The inner bag is filled with 1100 grams goose down. Goose down of the highest quality with a 90/10 mix (90% down, 10% feathers) and a fill power of 650 cuin/oz means that this bag has a high warmth to weight ratio, and will quickly regain shape after being compressed. The outer bag is a thin one-layer fiber bag that you pull over the inner bag. Double front zippers make it possible to sit in the bag with your arms out while cooking or reading. The inner bag also has a special hood-collar that protects your head and chest from cold in the night.

-- Continuous, down filled baffles along the opening of the inner- and outer bags

-- Down filled pocket with fleece wall for quick warming of hands

- Glow-in-the-dark puller. - Firm anti-snag prevents the zipper from snagging and enables easier and safer operation. - Attachment loop between the inner and outer bag

Both bags have a durable and water repellant ripstop outer material. The inner bag has a technical, light and breathable 30D down proof inner fabric that dries quickly. The outer bag has a comfortable micro-polyester lining.

INNER BAG

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195 cm 80 cm 2.00 kg -21ºC

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30D 100% Nylon Ripstop 40D Nylon Dobby (ytterpose) Airtex® 30D 100 % Nylon Airtex 50D 100% Polyester 90/10 goosedown, 650 FP Thermoguard 6000 1100 125

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Pillow pocket

Specially-constructed heat trap collar with hood significantly increases heat retention around the head and chest.

Option to use the inner bag with arms out while cooking or working.

Pocket inside for valuables

KONGSFJORDEN Awarded: THE AWARD FOR DESIGN EXCELLENCE 2011

(Norwegian Design Council)

NIKLAS VILLABØ


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Alta Winter Jr. Flex

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MINI A SLEEPING BAG ADJUSTABLE TO FOUR LENGTHS, AS CHILDREN GROW The Mini is designed to fit children as they grow. Adjusting the length of the bag to fit a growing child means the sleeping bag always has the correct length, and the child will not have to heat up unnecessary space. The bag can be adjusted to 60, 70, 85 and 105 cm length, making the Mini suitable for kids aged between 6 months and 5 years (max. 105 cm body height). The Mini has zippers on both sides so it's easy to get the child in and out. The snug hood ensures proper protection for small heads and the mummy-shaped bag provides great insulation. Non-slip fabric on the back of the bag prevents it from slipping, and a seat-strap keeps the bag in place when used in sleds. It is also possible for the child to have their arms out of the bag, a practical solution when camping or to secure a smaller child. The Mini has a comfortable micro polyester inner fabric and water repellent ripstop outer fabric for heavy use and easy cleaning.

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Non-slip bottom fabric prevents slipping Internal zipper flaps prevent heat loss Snug fitting hood Comfortable micro polyester inner fabric and water repellent ripstop outer fabric which is easy clean

Adjustment loops to adjust length to different ages and heights.

The bag can be used as a sleeping bag, in a stroller or sled. It has seat mount for a sled on the back and antislide material that ensures better grip to the surface.

60 cm 70 cm

85 cm

Zippers on both sides makes it easy to take the baby in and out, and it is possible to sleep with the arms out, which can be both practical and a safeguard for small children.

105 cm

Body length: Bag width: Weight excl. comp. bag (+ - 5%): Fabric outer: Fabric inner: Insulation: Fill weight (gsm): BrightBlue

105 cm 55 cm 0.70 kg AirtexÂŽ 100% Nylon Dobby 40D AirtexÂŽ 100 % Polyester 50D Thermofill 250 Art.: 600-005

"Here you get a very versatile bag at a highly affordable price." 12 | 2014

HELSPORT HELSPORT


JUNIOR

FONNFJELL JR.

A LIGHTWEIGHT AND COMPACT BAG, IDEAL FOR SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL HIKING

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The Fonnfjell is designed for active outdoor use. It is a light and compact sleeping bag for children up to 150 cm tall. The Fonnfjell is constructed with two layers of water-repellant fiber, which retains its insulative qualities even if the bag gets wet. This is therefore the bag of choice on trips where you will experience dampness or condensation. Only the inner layer of the bag is sewed to the lining, reducing heat loss.

Heat trap collar Comfortable microfiber lining Quick hood closure  Glow-in-the-dark puller  Inside pocket Two-way joinable zipper

The Fonnfjell offers a great warmth-to-weight ratio, making it a good choice for longer hikes where you want a light pack.

Pillow pocket

Fonnfjell Jr

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NIKLAS VILLABØ


TRISTRANS SAGA - THE ADVENTURES OF TRISTAN www.TrisTransSaga.com

LET THE LITTLE ONES JOIN THE OUTDOOR LIFE! It might take some more planning, but going hiking with kids can be a great experience for both adults and children. So whether you have your own children or grandchildren, you’re an aunt or uncle or have a friend with small children – let them join your next adventure!

TROTRANS SAGA

CHILDREN’S HIKING RULES: - All children can hike. - We would like to bring a friend. - We want be involved in planning the hike. - We want to walk in front and set the pace. - We want time to play and experience exciting things along the route. - We want time to talk about what we see and experience while hiking. - We want a tasty treat when we've reached the top of the hill(every hill). - We want to enjoy ourselves at night when we are on an overnight hiking trip. - We don’t want to be cold, wet or afraid.

TROTRANS SAGA


JUNIOR FLEX CONCEPT Helsport Junior Flex is a concept created with the idea that children should be able to manage as much as possible on their own.

JUNIOR

EASY-HANDLING FEATURES Developing these sleeping bags in close cooperation with many children, we learned that adjusting and packing bags were the two main things they couldn’t manage on their own. So we made thes details red, so they were easy to understand and adjust.

Two-way zipper and glow in the dark puller

Foot end can easily be zipped inside the bag to adjust the length

Pillow pocket and no-Slide base (Alta and Alta Winter)

INSULATION The hood (only on Alta and Alta Winter) has extra insulation, and the adjustment cord can easily be stowed away in a small pocket, keeping the face area cord-free. An adult can do this particular adjustment in advance.

Extra filling around the opening (Alta and Alta Winter)

Quick hood closure that can be stowed away

LONG-LASTING The Helsport Junior Flex concept consists of adjustable sleeping bags made for children from 130 to 160 cm in height. You can easily adjust the length by pushing the foot end inside the bag and closing the end with a zipper, creating a shorter sleeping bag with extra insulation in the foot end. These are sleeping bags for those who want their children to have a bag for several years – and learn how to use it.

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ELG JUNIOR FLEX AN ADJUSTABLE SLEEPING BAG FOR KIDS, WITH DETAILS THEY CAN MANAGE The Elg Junior Flex is an adjustable sleeping bag for children between 130-160 cm. By simply tucking the footend inside the bag and closing with a zipper, you can create a shorter bag with extra insulation in the foot-end for youngesr children. The Elg is the thinnest bag in the Junior-Flex concept and is most suitable as a spring and summer bag. Two layers of lightweight fiber help to reduce heat loss. Like the rest of the Junior Flex-series, the Elg has red details so the kids can easily manage and adjust the bag on their own.

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Heat flap along the zipper Two-way zipper Durable and lightweight ripstop outer fabric Comfortable microfiber lining Quick hood closure that can be stored in a small pocket

-- Glow-in-the-dark zipper pull -- Inside pocket -- Reflective details

Adjustable: Body length: 130-160 cm

Pillow pocket

Elg Junior Flex

Body length: Bag width: Weight excl. comp. bag (+ - 5%): EN 13537 T-Lim: Fabric outer: Fabric inner: Insulation: Fill weight (gsm): BrightBlue

130-160 cm 65 cm 1.00 kg 0ºC** Airtex® 100% Nylon Dobby 40D Airtex® 100 % Polyester 50D Thermoguard® 6000 200

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ALTA JUNIOR FLEX

ALTA JUNIOR FLEX ALTA WINTER JUNIOR FLEX

AN ADJUSTABLE SLEEPING BAG FOR KIDS, WITH DETAILS THEY CAN MANAGE

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The Alta Junior Flex is a adjustable-length sleeping bag for children between 130-160cm in height. By simply tucking the foot-end inside the bag and closing with the zipper, you can create a shorter bag with extra insulation in the foot-end for younger children. The Alta Junior Flex is based on the Alta, our most popular 3-season sleeping bag for many years, and is a bag for spring, summer and autumn. The Alta Winter Junior Flex is the warmest sleeping bag in the junior-flex concep, meaning that kids can use the sleeping bag in the winter without getting cold. The Alta Junior flex bags have two layers of lightweight fiber for reduced heat loss.

Insulation around the head Heat flap along the zipper Two-way zipper

Durable and lightweight ripstop outer fabric

-- Comfortable microfiber lining -- Quick hood closure that can be stored in a small pocket

-- Glow-in-the-dark puller -- Inside pocket -- Reflective details

Like the rest of the Junior Flex-series, the Alta has red details so the kids can easily manage and adjust the bag on their own.

Adjustable: Body height: 130-160 cm

Pillow pocket

ALTA JUNIOR FLEX

ALTA WINTER JUNIOR FLEX

Extra insulation around the head (Winter)

Body length: Bag width: Weight excl. comp. bag (+ - 5%): EN 13537 T-Lim: Fabric outer: Fabric inner: Insulation: Fill weight (gsm): HelsportGreen

130-160 cm 65 cm 1.40 kg -5ºC** Airtex® 100% Nylon Dobby 40D

130-160 cm 65 cm 2.20 kg -16ºC**

Airtex® 100 % Polyester 50D Thermoguard® 6000 300 gsm

550+100***

Art.: 600-250 (L) Art.: 600-252 (L)

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Alta winter Jr Flex

Alta Junior Flex

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ANDREAS KJØNDAL


JUNIOR

RAGO DOWN JR. OUR IDEAL THREE-SEASON SLEEPING BAG FOR KIDS

-- 90/10 white goose down, 650 cuin/oz -- Two-way zipper -- Water repellant, down proof outer shell and

The Rago Junior is an uncompromising down sleeping bag for kids, made using the same materials and details as the rest of the Rago range. This means that the comfortable features of the down sleeping bag are now available for kids as well!

soft breathable inner fabric

-- Comfortable mummy shape to give an even layer of air around the body

In order to achieve the optimal warmth-to-weight-ratio, we’ve found the perfect fitting bag by focusing on the scandianavian market, and combined this with the precise distribution of high quality 650 duck down. The bag compresses to a small size and only weighs 0,88 kg, making it possible for the kids to carry it themselves, even in a smaller backpack.

-- Down filled baffle along zipper to prevent heat loss

-- Quick hood closure -- Glow in the dark puller -- Heat collar

The fit of the Rago bags have been meticulously designed to avoid cold spots. Cold spots occur when the down gets pressed against the fabric walls while you sleep. By extending the widest points of the bag from the shoulder, all the way down to the hip area, your child can move around a bit without cold spots occuring, giving them a good nights sleep. Our ideal three-season sleeping bag for kids, with a good balance between warmth,weight and compressed volume, the Rago Junior will keep the kids warm during those chilly autumn nights.

Inner pocket

Durable, two-way zipper

Adjustable, soft down baffle around hood

Complete with lightweight compression bag and a breathable storage bag . Rago down Jr

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HELSPORT MARIUS ANGVIK

165 cm 70 cm 0.76 kg -5 ºC 30D 55 gsm 100% Nylon ripstop Pertex Nylon Taffeta 90/10 Duck Down 650 FP 332

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EXPAND SUMMER/WINTER

Increases sleeping bag width by 20 cm at the shoulders. Universal for left and right sleeping bags. Summer is suitable down to 0°C. Winter is suitable down to -20°C. 190 cm zipper length. Expand Summer: Art.: 806-102 Weight: 400 g stuff sack incl. Color: Black

Expand Winter: Art.: 806-103 Weight: 660 g stuff sack incl. Color: Black

Airtex® 100 % Polyamide Diamond ripstop Airtex® 100 % Polyester 50D

Outer Fabric: Liner:

COVER ZIP

Cover zip is a sleeping bag cover with a waterproof bottom, great when sleeping under open sky. It has two zippers, one on either side, so it can be used with either left or right sleeping bags. Weight: Size: Fabric under: Fabric over:

395 g 85 x 230 cm Nylon ripstop (water repellant) Waterproof Polyester PU Art.: 821-008

MOSQUITO MESH COVER Small and lightweight mosquito net for sleeping bags. Mesh on top and waterproof fabric underneath. The Mosquito mesh can be tightened with an adjustable cord.

Weight: 115 g Color: Green Fabric over: Mosquito net Fabric under: Waterproof Polyamide PU Art.: 828-008

COMPRESSION BAG FOR SLEEPING BAGS

Compression bag for sleeping bags to protect and compress your sleeping bag. Adjustment straps ensures even compression. Size: Fabric:

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SLEEPING BAG LINERS Helsport’s sleeping bag liners are available in both rectangular and mummy shapes. Liners save your sleeping bag from wear and tear and increase sleeping comfort by increasing the insulation properties. You can also use your liner by itself on warmer nights.

MUMMY SHAPED

SILK

Art.: 833-008

Body length/Bag width: 220/ 85 cm Weight: 100 g Fabrics: 100% silk Color: Navy

POLYESTER / COTTON

SILK

THERMOLITE Body length/Bag width: 220 /80 cm Weight: 440 g Fabrics: Fleece Color: Navy

Art.: 833-120

Art.: 832-008

Body length/Bag width: 220 / 80 cm Weight: 370 g Fabrics: PolyCotton Color: Grey

POLYESTER /COTTON THERMOLITE

RECTANGULAR

SILK Body length/Bag width: 200/ 85 cm Weight: 130 g Fabrics: 100% silk Color: Navy

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POLYESTER / COTTON Body length/Bag width: 200 / 75 cm Weight: 430 g Fabrics: PolyCotton Color: Grey

Art.: 830-008


TIPS & TRICKS

SUMMER & WINTER In a cottage or outside on a warm summer’s night, the bag liner can be used on its own. When it gets colder, the liner works together with a sleeping bag – adding extra warmth, depending on the material.

TIPS AND TRICKS

EASY CLEANING & BETTER HYGIENE Using a liner in your sleeping bag will protect it from wear and make cleaning easier. In addition to increased comfort and better hygiene, a sleeping bag liner improves insulation.

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TECHNICAL INFO | SLEEPING BAGS

Helsport has manufactured quality sleeping bags since 1954 and we continuously strive to develop more comfortable, high performance bags. Regardless of price and temperature rating, all our bags are made of high quality materials and have practical details tested and proven throughout the decades.

FIT: Fit is critical and can make a huge difference to warmth. The goal is to reduce wasted space. If a sleeping bag is too roomy you’ll spend unnecessary energy heating it. A correctly-fitted bag maintains the insulation thickness, while one that is too small is both uncomfortable and not efficient. The head, neck and shoulders are important areas, and it’s crucial to prevent cold spots forming there. Our bags fit naturally and comfortably, maintaining full loft and reducing cold spots, even when the hood is tightened. Having warm feet can really make a difference when you sleep, so it’s important that the foot of the bag is not too tight over the toes. Our bags are sized to have a Scandinavian fit for both men and women, with additional height and more width at the shoulders.

DETAILS

HEAT COLLAR: An internal insulating collar to contain the warmth even more. It fits closely up underneath the chin and adjusts with a drawcord.

PILLOW POCKET: Some of our bags are fitted with a sleeve under the hood, designed to hold a pillow or some folded clothes for added comfort.

DIFFERENTIAL CUT: It is essential that the fill is allowed to expand and reach a maximum potential insulation. We have adjusted the patterns on our down bags so that the shell fabric is larger than the lining. This reduces tension, preventing the down from being crushed. It also allows the down to loft inwards, filling extra spaces within the bag and improving warmth even further, without being restrictive.

CONSTRUCTION

SYNTHETIC CONSTRUCTION: Over years of research and testing, Helsport has developed a system of fibre insulation, adding independently-stitched multiple layers that concentrate the warmth only where it's needed, giving maximum thermal efficiency while keeping the bag comfortable. Selected Helsport bags also have specially-designed box construction sides that lift the bag up around the body to make it warmer.

DOWN CONSTRUCTION: Warmth is directly related to the thickness (loft) of the down. Our bags are carefully designed so that each baffle has just enough down to support the weight of the fabric and give the loft needed. We have calculated exactly how much is required depending on the placement and shape of each baffle. In the Rago series the baffles are curved, which helps prevent the down from moving around and opening cold spots. Women and men lose heat in different ways and from different places, so customization for both user and temperature is important. That’s why we’ve boosted the fill in specific locations on the women’s bags to further optimize insulation.

FIBER/DOWN COMPOSITE: An important factor to consider in extreme cold is freezing condensation. We lose moisture as vapour through our skin, and in polar conditions this can turn into droplets, freezing before it can escape through the outer fabric. For a weekend trip it's no problem, but over the course of a longer journey, this buildup inside the bag can become an issue. We have designed our Templefjorden and Kongsfjorden models with both an inner layer of down for warmth and an outer layer of fibre that is less affected by moisture. In these conditions you can also consider a waterproof breathable cover.

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ZIPPERS: We use only world-leading YKK brand zippers for durability and ease of use. Our zippers are all open-ended, allowing bags of the same size and model to be zipped together. Choose left and right zip options if available. Having double sliders also allows the bag to be zipped open from the foot if it is warm.

ZIP STOPPER: Our most extreme bags have a tab at the foot end to prevent the bag being unzipped completely, unless you want to. It can be quite difficult to re-attach an open zip if your fingers are cold or if you are wearing gloves.

COMPRESSION BAG: Sleepingbags take up a lot of space in your pack. Our compression bags are designed to evenly reduce the bag to a more efficient packed volume. There is a handle on the base to make it easy to remove. We do not recommend leaving a bag compressed when it is not in use. This can damage the fill and reduce the bag’s warmth. Store it loose if possible, or in a large storage bag. Helsport down bags are supplied with a breathable mesh bag for this purpose.


TECHNICAL INFO | SLEEPING BAGS

FABRICS We choose only the best fabrics for our sleeping bags to get an ideal mix of lightness, comfort, durability and resistance to fill migration. It is important to note that while our fabrics are rated down proof, that actually means the construction and treatment of the fabric keeps leakage of down to an acceptably low level, tested to an international standard. A small feather could still pop through, and a down cluster will occasionally come out through a stitch line. If some down does escape, it is better to pinch it from the inside and draw it back into the bag. Pulling it out can create a hole in the fabric. Microscopic dust particles from down will certainly migrate through, so anyone with a down allergy should know their own level of allergic reaction beforehand.

INSULATION: SYNTHETIC FIBRE Thermoguard 6000: an insulating fibre technology specially-developed for sleeping bags, with great loft and durability. It uses an exact blend of four-hole fibers for warmth and lower melting-point fibers to bind it together in a special process, stabilizing the insulation layer. This means fewer seams that would otherwise compress the fill and let warmth escape. Thermoguard 6000 is also hypoallergenic, water-resistant and breathable. Thermofill: synthetic fill for when low weight and bulk are not critical.

DOWN

SHELL FABRIC:

We use only high-quality, responsibly-sourced down in our bags and select the best fill power for weight, warmth, loft (volume) and cost. Down loft is expressed as fill power. It is simply a way to measure the ability of down to fill a volume and is expressed as the number of cubic inches filled by one ounce of down. So, 650 FP gives 650 cuin of volume for 1 oz of down.

these have to do four very important things - keep the insulation inside, keep as much water as possible outside, resist damage and allow condensation to escape.

The higher the fill power, the less is needed for the same warmth but because higher fill power down is much harder to get, the price increases accordingly.

Airtex® 40D 56gsm 100% Nylon dobby with C6 Reach WR – a light, water-resistant and durable shell for Trek, Pro and Xtrem fiber bags. 30D 55gsm 100% Nylon ripstop – down proof, water resistant, light and durable shell for our down sleeping bags. 50D 59gsm 100% Polyester ripstop with C6 Reach WR – a strong, water-resistant and durable fiber shell Pertex 30D 52gsm 100% Nylon miniripstop – a high-quality, durable, down proof and water-resistant shell fabric for the Rago Xtrem. Rainguard 75D 100% Polyester with 3000mm PU – actually one of our tent fabrics, used to keep the foot end of some of our synthetic bags nice and dry. 100% Nylon Taslon ripstop Anti slide – a specially-woven fabric used on the base of our fibre bags to resist sliding.

LINING FABRIC: the liner fabric has two functions - keep the insulation in place, and feel comfortable. Airtex® 50D 85gsm 100% Polyester with C6 Reach WR – water resistant and quickdrying for our Trek, Pro and Xtrem fiber bags. Airtex® 30D 48gsm 100% Nylon with C6 Reach WR – downproof and water resistant for some of our down bags Pertex 30D 46gsm 100% nylon taffeta – an exceptionally comfortable, down proof and durable liner fabric with good water resistance and great breathability.

DUCK VS GOOSE: The insulation properties of goose and duck are almost identical when considering all the other factors. The main reason for using goose down is that it’s not possible for duck down to reliably attain a fill power above 650. For a good bag that is designed down to around -15 degrees, duck down is sufficient. Goose down would be a lot more expensive, for no real advantage. For a premium bag where weight and volume are critical factors, the only way forward is to use 750 fill power and above. That means goose.

TEST PARTNERS: IDFL

”IDFL is the global leader in quality assurance programs for filled textile products. We test, certify, inspect and manage quality assurance programs for companies around the globe. IDFL has tested thousands of filled textile products since its start in 1978 and is now the global authority on down and feather testing. We are proud to say that we serve over 4,000 clients in over seventy countries from our offices in Europe, China and the USA. Down and feather testing is a unique and difficult challenge, because down is a natural non-homogeneous product. Each test sample is handled individually so testing is very labor intensive. We test Helsport sleeping bags and garment fabrics for down-proofness during both their development process and production. We also test Helsport down blends for fill power, down percentages and general quality levels – all critical parameters to provide the very best down products to Helsport customers.” Matt Lieber, Managing Director IDFL Europe

THELMA-TEST ”Objective testing of sleeping bags by Ergopro Ltd.– formerly Thelma AS – was started as a Sintef development project in the 1990’s with Helsport as one of our early industry partners. By means of a thermal manikin that simulated the heat production of a human being and a test laboratory where the thermal conditions could be controlled in an accurate way, the thermal insulation of sleeping bags was measured. Based on insulation values for men and women a model was developed to predict expected comfort levels for sleeping bags. In 2002 a new European standard (EN 13537) for sleeping bag testing was issued and Ergopro Ltd calibrated their thermal manikin for testing according to this new standard. During the actual test, the manikin is placed inside a sleeping bag on top of an elevated wooden plate on an insulating mattress. The test is performed in a stable temperature atmosphere where also humidity and wind conditions are maintained stable, until the manikin’s “skin temperature” has stabilized at 34°C (+/- 0.1). Heat supplied to the manikin will then be similar to the heat loss from the manikin to the surrounding atmosphere. The final result is the average of three measurements and the recommended temperature limits are determined from this. Since 2002 Ergopro Lt.d have tested more than two thousand sleeping bags from more than forty different manufacturers all over the world. In Europe today, similar testing according to EN 13537, are only performed at three other laboratories.” Arvid Påsche, Managing director Ergopro Ltd.

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WHY CHOOSE A HELSPORT PACK: Experience

We know mountain conditions. Helsport packs are made for rough terrain and four-season weather. Designed and tested in our rugged and beautiful Norwegian mountains, they are destined to survive the toughest that nature has to offer.

Technology

Our Helsport Link™ System transfers the load efficiently to your body using a unique fit system that adjusts quickly and connects every element of the system together. It stabilises the pack for a minimum of wasted effort. We know the value of saving energy.

Versatility

We work to create reliable and flexible solutions for a variety of activities. Many features can be tucked away or removed when not in use to give you either a light and simple pack, or one that will handle the biggest adventure.

JØRGEN KVALSVIK

JØRGEN KVALSVIK


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TREKKING BACKPACKS | 2018 TREK - Designed with comfort, convenience and versatility in mind

DOVREFJELL

LOM 28L 0.60 kg

35L

1.30 kg

STEGG 35L 45L

1.70 kg 1.80 kg

PRO - Specified when light weight, efficiency and flexibility are essential

ALTA

LADY 65L

ALTA LADY 65L 65L M/L 85L S/M 85L M/L

SNOTA 29L 0.80 kg 36L 0.90 kg

X-TREM - For the toughest, most demanding conditions

SNOTA X-TREM 40L 1.20 kg

JUNIOR

ELG

15L 0.50 kg 20L 0.60 kg

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ALTA JR. 45L 1.40 kg

2.10 kg 2.20 kg 2.20 kg 2.30 kg


BACKPACK | 2018 Suspention system Color

0.60 kg x

1.30 kg

35L

x

1.70 kg

x

x

45L

x

1.80 kg

x

x

29L 36L

Alta

65L

x x

0.80 kg

x

0.90 kg

x

2.20 kg

x

2.20 kg

x

x

2.30 kg

x

2.10kg

x

x

Alta

85L

Alta

85L

Alta Lady

65L

Snota X-trem

40L

Alta Jr.

45L

Elg

15L

x

x

0.50 kg

x

Elg

20L

x

x

0.60 kg

x

x

x

x

x x x

1.20 kg

x

1.40 kg

Lady

x

x x

M/L

x

Stegg

Snota

S/M

x x

Stegg

Snota

Adjustable back

Junior

Adults

Junior

Rain cover incl.

Weight (+/-5%)

Red

OrangeRed

HelsportGreen

Olive

x

BrightBlue

28L 35L

DarkBlue

Black

Lom Dovrefjell

Name

Blue

Volume

Fixed back

x

x

x

TIPS AND TRICKS

FABRIC MAINTENANCE The fabrics in your Helsport pack will be water repellant when you buy it, but these properties diminish with time and use. Please note that the seams are not taped and water can penetrate. Use spray impregnation in order to retain the water repellent properties. The impregnation should always be applied to a clean and dry bag. It is a good idea to use a rain cover in very wet conditions.

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COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

LOM

28 L

A STYLISH AND LIGHTWEIGHT PACK WITH CLEVER SOLUTIONS FOR EASY ORGANIZING The Lom is suited for shorter trips and hikes. With its smart internal pocket solutions and external attachment points, this backpack is easy to organize.

-- Stiffened back with extra padding -- Padded shoulder straps with adjustable sternum strap

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Waist belt strap(detachable) Main compartment with angled zipper opening Spacious zipped front pocket Side compression straps Hydration system compatible with internal pocket and top exit

-- Reflective details on the shoulder straps and the front of the bag

Spacious front pocket with zipper

Elastic side pockets

Attachment points on the bottom

Volume: Weight (+/-5% ): Bodylength: Fabrics: GraphiteBlack

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28 L 0.60 kg Adult Polyester 300D Honeycomb, Polyester 600D, Polyester 75D ripstop Art.: 680-317

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Internal organizing pockets

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COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT AND VERSATILE

DOVREFJELL 35 L

A CLASSIC BACKPACK WITH EASY ACCESS TO THE MAIN COMPARTMENT The Dovrefjell is a pack that can easily be used for hut-to-hut trips and short day hikes in the woods. It has lots of options for attaching equipment on the outside and a robust carrying system ready for heavy loads. With multiple pockets and openings, it’s easy to stay organized.

-- Robust carrying system with two aluminium bars

-- Padded shoulder straps with adjustable sternum strap

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Padded hip belt for stability Top lid with two compartments Compression straps/ski straps Hydration system compatible Rain cover included (120 g, incl.in total weight)

Top- and side entry to main compartment

Gear loops on the front

Spacious side pocket

Expandable zipped side pocket

Volume: Weight (+/-5%): Body length: Fabrics: HelsportGreen

HELSPORT

35 L 1.30 kg Adult

Hydrative tube loops

Polyester 300D Honeycomb, Polyester 600D, Polyester 75D ripstop Art.: 679-133

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STEGG 35L 45L A HUNTING PACK WITH SMART SOLUTIONS FOR A RIFLE, AMMUNITION AND THE CATCH Designed specifically for hunting and featuring smart solutions, the Stegg is a favourite among many hunters during the season. It is sturdy, comfortable, using brushed polyester, which gives the bag a soft surface. The supportive back and stable hip belt gives comfort, even with medium-to-heavy loads. The shoulder straps are specially designed for hunting. Padding over the shoulders gives a comfortable fit, while the front is flat, providing good friction and a steady gun mount. The catch-bag is detachable and reversable, providing increased visibility when needed.

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Stable and robust carrying system Top lid with two compartments Hunting-specific shoulder straps Loops on the hip belt for attaching dog leash

-- Expandable side pockets -- Spacious, mesh side pockets

Safety: Detachable mesh bag for grouse, which can be reversed for better visibility

Hip belt pockets with cartridge loops

Volume: Weight (+/-5%): Body length: Fabrics: Olive

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INSTAGRAM

INSPIRE AND BE INSPIRED We want to inspire people to get outdoors. Share your experiences with us on Instagram and get inspired by others as well. Instagram: @helsport

#helsport and #nowifigreatconnection

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LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE

SNOTA 29L 36L A LIGHTWEIGHT AND VERSATILE BACKPACK WITH EASY ACCESS TO YOUR BELONGINGS A medium-sized daypack that works for everything from short outings where you bring only the most essential equipment, to all-day adventures fully-loaded with gear. The large zipper opening allows multiple ways of accessing the main compartment. It can be opened as a top lid, or you can open it all the way down for better access to all the gear. You can also open the zipper from the bottom to reach items in the lower part of the pack. Together with the spacious inner pockets, this makes it easy to stay organized.

-- Ergonomic back panel supported with light aluminum stays

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Padded shoulder straps Padded waist belt with zippered pockets Hydration system ready Compression straps Hidden attachment for trekking poles Spacious zipped side pocket that can fit i.e. a drinking bottle

-- Internal zippered pocket with key clip -- Three internal stash pockets for easy organization

-- Movable sternum strap -- Reflective details

Spacious main compartment

Large zippered opening with multiple access options

Large zipped side pocket

Reinforced ski loops (130 mm wide)

Volume: Weight (+/-5% ): Body length: Fabrics: Black BrightBlue

29 L 36 L 0.80 kg 0.90 kg Adult Adult Nylon 192D Double ripstop Polyester 75D ripstop | Art.: 680-936 Art.: 680-927 | Art.: 680-937

29/36L

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HELSPORT

HELSPORT

HEL

SNOTA We invited outdoor enthusiasts to try out our Snota backpack, and challenged them to share how they spend their time in nature and how they use the Snota. The results showed many inspiring videos at Snota's diversity. HELSPORT

HELSPORT

Check out our YouTube channel for all the movies: youtube.com/helsport1951

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TIPS AND TRICKS

TEST THE BACKPACK IN THE STORE! HELSPORT When you buy a new pack it's a good idea to try it on in-store with some weight added. Ask for a tent or anything heavy to put inside, so that you get an idea of how the pack will feel when you use it.

Snota X-Trem 40L

HELSPORT


TIPS AND TRICKS

ADJUSTMENT WHILE WALKING HELSPORT Walking on level ground or descending is easier if the hipbelt takes more load and balance is easier on rough terrain if the shoulder straps are tighter. Always keep the top stabilisers tight for good control.

Snota 36L

HELSPORT

HELSPOR


LIGHT WEIGHT, EFFICIENT AND FLEXIBLE

ALTA LADY 65L

65L 85L

A MINIMALIST BACKPACK FOR BOTH DAY TRIPS AND LONGER HIKES The Alta harness is constructed using the LINK support system, designed to fit your body and effectively transfer your energy, especially when carrying a heavy load for an extended period.

-- Helsport LINKTM carrying system with ventilated back and pivoting belt

The compression system, roll-top closure and detachable lid give the Alta versatility, with substantially less load than the maximum volume specifies.

-- Removable lid (5L) with four pockets and a key hook -- Spacious front pocket for easy access

The roll-top closure for the main compartment means you can head out for a hike and leave the lid at home, if you wish. This makes the pack simpler, with less volume. You can also attach the lid to the shoulder straps and create a large, easily accessible pocket on your chest for maps, camera or a snack. The load is then also better distributed over your body and thus more ergonomically efficient. The removable lid can also be used as a hip bag or shoulder bag for shorter trips from camp.

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The Alta Lady's shoulder straps, belt and back length are designed to suit the female form. The sternum strap has extra room for adjustment, and can be moved to behind the neck if desired. Even in this position, it will still help keep the shoulder straps together.

whilst underway Side pocket that fits a hydration bladder Compression system Side pocket that is easily accessed with the pack on Reflective details for increased security in the mountains

Lady:

-- Harness adapted for female form -- Sternum strap with extra room for adjustment if needed

Removable lid that doubles as a lumbar pack. Can be attached to the shoulder straps as a front-pack

Main compartment roll-top closure. Allows you to use the pack without the lid

Front zipper gives access to the whole compartment

Hidden straps for attaching gear

Hidden straps for attaching tent

Lady

65/85L Volume Weight (+/-5%): Torso Length: Fabrics:

65 L (Lady) 2.10 kg (incl. rain cover) S/M

65 L 2.20 kg (incl. rain cover) M/L

| Art.: 681-216

BrightBlue

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85 L 2.30 kg (incl. rain cover) M/L

Polyamide 192D double ripstop, Nylon 70D, Airmesh

| Art.: 681-213

HelsportGreen DarkBlue

85 L 2.20 kg (incl. rain cover) M/L

Art.: 681-200

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| Art.: 681-219

Hidden attachment system for fishing rod, trekking poles etc.


ALTA LADY

– The most important criteria for a pack is carrying comfort, and we knew that designing a pack for women would be no exception. We needed good information straight from the source, and our call for knowledge was answered by over eight hundred replies on social media. The resulting carrying system is proportionally smaller but with no compromise on performance and strength. The shoulder straps have been trimmed and reshaped and the hipbelt designed specifically for women. We learned that the sternum strap needed to be as adjustable as possible, so we increased the range of fit, even allowing the strap to be fixed behind the shoulders, giving stability without getting in the way.

MATS GRIMSÆTH


FOR THE TOUGHEST, MOST DEMANDING CONDITIONS

SNOTA X-TREM 40L A ROBUST PACK FOR WINTER ADVENTURES

-- Fixed suspension that keeps the load close

This is a pack designed for winter activities like backcountry skiing, alpine ski touring or overnight trips with a sled. Like the rest of the backpacks in the Snota range, it is constructed to give easy access to the whole main compartment. The robust features of Snota X-Trem enable it to tackle snow, wind and cold conditions.

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to your body Reinforced fabrics on the sides and base Snow shedding Large and multifunctional zip access Spacious top pocket Spacious belt pocket Ice tool attachment points Hydration system compatible Gear loops on the belt Reflective details for increased security in the mountains

A-frame ski carry loops, compatible with skis up to 140 mm

Large front pocket for avalanche safety equipment

Internal pocket with key clip and internal lid pocket

Stowable helmet holder

Volume Weight (+/-5%): Torso Length: Fabrics: Black OrangeRed

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TIPS AND TRICKS

USE THE SHOULDER STRAP ADJUSTMENT WHEN WALKING! Remember to adjust the shoulder straps when you use a backpack for trekking. This allows you to alternate the pressure points on the body and adjust pack stability and flexibility in variable terrain. See more about this on page 136.

Reinforced sled attachment loops

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- connect with your pack FAST FIT – Link™ adjusts quickly and easily using our unique components. This gives you an excellent fit, reduced pressure points and less restriction of movement.

EFFICIENT

- Link™ is strong and reliable, with all the elements connected directly together for maximum efficiency, unprecedented load carriage and great stability.

DIRECT

– The Link™ hipbelt has an integral stiffening element which gives reduced flex in the frame stay to waist belt connection for direct load transfer. Carrying a loaded pack over tough mountain terrain will test your endurance. You need a suspension system that fits to your body without restriction, transferring your hard-earned energy into dynamic motion. We have years of experience designing packs that perform efficiently, comfortably and reliably in a tough environment. Our own Norwegian mountains have provided the ideal, uncompromising test laboratory. The result is Helsport Link™.

FAST FIT - easy adjustment

EFFICIENT - energy transfer

DIRECT - load connection

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JUNIOR

ELG 15 L

20 L

A SMALL, LIGHT BACKPACK FOR KIDS The Elg is an outdoor pack for kids who want to carry their own gear, either for kindergarden or on trips with the family. This backpack is ergonomically designed for children, and has features that help them find what they need on a day in the woods. The durable fabrics ensure that the pack can stand up to kids' adventures, and the integrated nametag indicates who the owner is. The Elg has marked details marked in yellow so the kids easily can manage and adjust the backpack themselves.

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Carrying system designed for kids Reflective details on all sides Lid with integrated name tag Stuff-pocket on front Elastic side pockets Internal back pocket Easy to operate buckles

Front pocket with zipper

Lid with zippered pocket

Easy access pocket on the front

2008 and 2010

Previous version:

Best for school and kindergarden! Volume Weight (+/-5%): Age: Fabrics: Red Blue

15 L 0.50 kg 2-4 years

20 L 0.60 kg 5-9 years

Polyester 300D Honeycomb Polyester 75D ripstop Art.: 632-156 | Art.: 632-161 Art.: 632-155 | Art.: 632-160

JUNIOR It is essential to a child’s growing body that their backpack fits properly, so they can carry the load in the best possible way. Developed in partnership with outdoor kindergartens using anthropometric sizing data and actual fit-testing, Helsport Elg packs feature carefully shaped shoulder straps, a stiffened back panel for comfort and support, plus easy-open buckles and contrast zippers, integrated name tag and reflective patches for safety. Helsport Junior packs have a reputation for durability, and nobody is tougher on their gear than kids.

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JUNIOR

ALTA JR 45 L A BACKPACK FOR KIDS AND TEENS WITH AN ADJUSTABLE CARRYING SYSTEM The Alta Jr. is a backpack for younger people aged between 10-16 years, and was developed in cooperation with the Scouts. There is enough space for gear needed on overnight trips. We've developed a carrying system for the Alta Jr. that takes into account teenage growth. The harness back length can be easily adjusted, as can the hip belt length, so the pack can be tailored to fit. The Alta Jr. has a large main compartment, plus a separate compartment at the bottom for a sleeping bag. It also has several practical pockets and fasteners for easy organization of hiking equipment.

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Moveable sternum strap

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Internal back pocket

Top lid with lots of room Spacious zippered front pocket Spacious side pocket with zip Open side pocket for drink bottles Compression straps Attachment points for carrying tent (own straps required) Rain cover included Compatible with hydration systems Reflective details

Padded, adjustable hip belt

Separate compartment for sleeping bag

Hidden straps for sleeping mat attachment

Volume Weight (+/-5%): Torso Length: Fabrics: BrightBlue

ANDREAS KJĂ˜NDAL

45 L 1.40 kg (incl. rain cover) 10-16 years Polyester 300D Honeycomb PU Polyester 75D ripstop Art.: 679-147


QUICK RELEASE BUCKLE To replace damaged buckles.

20 mm (pair) 25 mm (pair) 35 mm 50 mm

Art.: 693-006 Art.: 693-008 Art.: 693-108 Art.: 693-208

COMPRESSION STRAPS To secure equipment like a sleeping pad, tent or other things to the backpack

75 cm 125 cm 200 cm Fabric:

(pair) (pair) (pair) Polyamide

Art.: 692-408 Art.: 692-608 Art.: 692-808

CHEST STRAP

Art.: 693-508

Can be attached to all backpacks fitted with a 25 mm webbing shoulder harness.

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RAINCOVER Perfect to protect your pack and contents when its pouring. Also practical when checking-in your pack for a flight and you need to prevent tangled straps.

Fabric: Nylon Ripstop, PU 3000 mm XXS 15-20L 0.06 kg XS 20-30L 0.09 kg S 35-50L 0.12 kg M 55-75L 0.17 kg L 80-100L 0.22 kg

Art.: 692-010 Art.: 692-012 Art.: 692-014 Art.: 692-016 Art.: 692-018

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TECHNICAL INFO | BACKPACKS

PACK SIZING It is important that you choose a correctly-sized pack. You can get a general indication of pack size from your height, but measuring your torso is better. Find the C7 vertebra in your neck. It’s the prominent bone that can be felt just above your shoulders when you tip your head forward. Measure from there down to the middle of your lumbar curve which is level with your iliac crest (the top of your hips). Lady– 39 to 45 cm torso length (160 to 175cm height) Small/Medium – 39 to 45 cm torso length (160 to 175cm height) Medium/Large – 45 to 51 cm torso length (175 to 195cm height)

PACK FIT A properly-fitted pack will make a world of difference to your trip. It gives more freedom of movement to the muscles most used for walking, balancing and climbing and keeps fatigue to a minimum. As a general rule about 75% of the weight is usually carried on your hips, but a properly-fitted pack will let you easily shift the load between your hips and shoulders to reduce fatigue. Some of the most important muscles for walking are in the backs of your legs and lower back. The hipbelt should not be so tight as to restrict their movement.

FITTING INSTRUCTIONS We recommend putting a loose sleeping bag inside your pack before fitting to give it some shape and then adding at least 10kg of weight, placed close to your back. Note: Your fully-loaded pack should ideally be no heavier than one quarter of your body weight. If you are not accustomed to carrying heavy loads, one fifth is better.

SLACKEN BOTH TOP AND HIPBELT STABILISERS, AND THE SHOULDER STRAPS ADJUST THE SHOULDER STRAP HEIGHT Release the Link buckles by pushing them downwards Match the buckle position to your height as printed on the webbing Check both straps are even and then click the Link buckles back into place. The adjustment webbing should sit flat against the shoulder straps. Note: This adjustment is a good first step – fine-tuning might still be needed

PUT ON THE PACK, FIRMLY TIGHTEN THE HIPBELT AND CHECK - The lumbar pad should be comfortable against your lower back and the top of the hipbelt just above your iliac crest - The shoulder straps should fit the curve of your shoulders - The shoulder strap attachment point should be near the ridge of bone that runs across your upper shoulder blade - Use the Link buckles to fine tune the height, if needed If the straps are too low, the pack will pull away and be unstable If the straps sit above your shoulders they will not carry a load

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ADJUST THE STERNUM STRAP HEIGHT: The sternum strap should be high enough to not restrict breathing, without being so close to your throat as to cause discomfort Note: The sternum strap doesn’t carry a load, it only locates the shoulder straps, so don’t make it too tight.

TIGHTEN THE TOP STABILISERS – these pull the pack closer to you to improve balance and control. They should not be so tight that they pull the shoulder straps upwards.

TIGHTEN THE HIPBELT STABILISERS – these should not be pulled so tight as to deform the hipbelt Final, and most important test: Go for a walk. The only way to make sure that your pack is properly fitted is to carry it on uneven terrain for at least an hour. Make adjustments as needed to remove unexpected discomfort. Enjoy the trip!

FRAME STAYS If the lumbar pad is not sitting comfortably against your back and the pack is fitted with frame stays, it is possible to carefully bend the stays just above the lumbar pad so they match the shape of your spine. It is very important to do this only after all other adjustments have been made. Note: the shape of your spine changes with the load, so it is essential that your pack is fully loaded for this step

LOADING YOUR PACK • • • • • • •

This is an important factor. Weight packed away from your centre of gravity adds strain and throws you off balance Pack heavy items about shoulder height, close to your back (cooking gear, fuel) Keep essentials near the top (headlamp, map, snacks) Have a jacket within easy reach in case the weather turns bad Pack lighter things not needed during the day at the bottom (sleeping bag, extra clothes) You will have better balance skiing if heavy objects are packed lower, just above lumbar height. Pack everything inside if possible to avoid snagging on trees and rocks

MATERIALS: We carefully choose all our pack fabrics, placing them specifically where the unique benefit of each material is used to its best advantage. Our quality standards focus on abrasion resistance, tear strength, seam strength and waterproofness. Note: Even though we use treated and coated fabric on all our packs, they are not waterproof. Rain can still get in through the seams and the zips. Therefore we recommend using additional waterproof bags for anything you want to keep dry. If you expect heavy rain, use a rain cover.

Nylon 192D Double Ripstop 1500 mm PU coating

Polyester 300D Honeycomb 1500 mm PU coating

Polyester 600D Oxford 1500 mm PU coating

Lightweight, high density weave with the tensile strength of polyamide and an integrally-woven grid pattern for even better tear resistance.

Used in small to middle size packs.

When toughness is essential. Placed in exposed areas where there will be particularly rough treatment, such as the pack base.

Polyester 75D Waterproof Ripstop 3000 mm PU coating

Polyester 75D Ripstop - PU coating

Light, packable, coated to give a high waterproof rating and able to be seamtaped. Used in our pack raincovers.

Lightweight fabric used for internal pockets and linings.

Nylon 70D PU-coating Lightweight fabric used for internal pockets and linings.

Kodura 600 - PU coating Flexible weave with a soft, brushed finish. Used on our hunting packs to reduce noise.

Polyester Airmesh 276 gsm

Zippers & Buckles

A soft, three-dimensionally-woven fabric with an open structure and low moisture absorption, allowing for ventilation and quick drying.

Components are just as important as the fabric and have to work regardless of the weather. We use components from a range of premium suppliers and quality YKK zips.

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FJELLDUK

Versatile and adaptable to any situation.

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FJELLDUK

PRO X-TREM

A VERSATILE MULTI-USE PRODUCT PROVIDING GOOD SHELTER AND PROTECTION The Fjellduk can be a vital piece of hiking equipment, and is also useful to a hunter who needs to stay warm. Our Helsport Fjellduk is a convenient multi-use product suitable for differing situations and needs. Whether you are caught out by extreme weather or just need a light shelter, the Helsport Fjellduk is ideal. The hood and arms are detachable and can be zipped off as needed. The Fjellduk can also be used as a poncho, sleeping bag, bivvy bag or tarp, and comes in different colours/ patterns and thicknesses.

TOP SCORE FOR VERSATILITY. Ultimate flexibility for wide use.

APPLICATIONS

WEIGHT

BIVVY BAG

ON WATCH

PONCHO

TARP

Can be used as a bivvy bag

For shelter when on the lookout

Easily converts to a poncho

Folds out as a tarp for shelter

FJELLDUK PRO

Yes 115 x 160 cm

Yes 115 x 160 cm

Yes

FJELLDUK X-TREM

Yes 115 x 160 cm

Yes 115 x 160 cm

Yes

Model

Used as a poncho

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GROUND SHEET

SLEEPING BAG/ COVER

Dry, waterproof ground sheet

Easily converts to a sleeping bag/cover

Yes 230 x 160 cm

Yes 230 x 160 cm

Yes 80 x 230 cm

Yes 230 x 160 cm

Yes 230 x 160 cm

Yes 80 x 230 cm

HELSPORT

Detachable arms

HELSPORT

MAIN PRODUCT

TOTAL WEIGHT

200 g

575 g

775 g

200 g

1500 g

1700 g

HOOD & ARMS Removable, for greater flexibility

Adjustable sleeve-ends

HELSPORT


A hunter on the lookout

HELSPORT

VOLUME

DETAILS

COLOUR / PATTERN /ITEM NR.

STUFFSAC, comes

DETACHABLE ARMS

HELSPORT GREEN

FOREST CAMOUFLAGE

MOUNTAIN CAMOUFLAGE

OUTER FABRIC

INNER FABRIC

INSULATION

Rugged, waterproof tent fabric, with heat reflective silver coating.

Rugged yet breathable tent fabric.

Unique fibre insulation reduces heat loss.

12 x 25 cm

Art.nr.: 826-708

Art.nr.: 826-708

Art.nr.: 826-718

Polyester PU, 5000 mm

No

No

20 x 25 cm

Art.nr.: 826-808

Art.nr.: 826-828

Art.nr.: 826-818

Polyester PU, 5000 mm

Nylon ripstop

1 x 210 g

with compession straps.

DETACHABLE HOOD

MATERIALS

Compressed size:

Adjustable hood with brim

HELSPORT

Used as a tarp

BJØRN TORE MOEN

Fjellduken used as a sleeping bag/cover

HELSPORT


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ACCESSORIES

LY GAPAHUK A LIGHTWEIGHT SHELTER THAT IS QUICK AND EASY TO PITCH The LY Gapahuk is perfect for ultralight trips from spring through fall, or just as a shelter when resting. It sleeps 4 people, but can also be used to increase comfort with a tent. By using the gapahuk over the tent entrance you get a spacious vestibule, creating more room for drying and storing your gear, as well as for cooking. The width is easily adjusted with webbing. The rear height can be modified with guy lines or peg loops to suit different situations. The single pole makes for simple pitching, and the guy points have integrated guy line collectors and peg loops. You can attach the guy lines to natural objects like trees, which makes pitching even easier. The LY Gapahuk accommodates up to 4 people, depending on how wide or high you pitch it.

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260 cm

Pack bag with roll closure Integrated pole- and peg bag Reflective guy lines Strong guy line points with guy line collectors Guy line tensioners to be used around objects

USE THE GAPAHUK ON ITS OWN OR COMBINED WITH YOUR TENT By pitching the Gapahuk over your tent’s entrance, it provides you with extra shelter and room for making food or organizing your gear. On its own the Gapahuk is good for shorter trips, when you need a simple shelter without having to carry too much weight.

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125 cm 100 cm Person: Weight (+/-10% inkl.acces.): Outer fabric: Poles: Pegs: Grey/Red

2-4 1.25 kg (incl. pole) Nylon 15D, 1000 mm DAC NSL Featherlite (364 cm) V- peg (9, Aluminium) Art.: 830-003

240 cm

180 cm

The width and height are easily adjusted with webbing

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ACCESSORIES

LY VINDSEKK

TEST WINNER! UTE | no. 72

FOR INCREASED SAFETY IN THE MOUNTAINS

The LY Vindsekk is light, weighing only 460 gm, and compact. It easily fits two people sitting either beside or opposite each other. The integrated stuff sack has a roll-top closure, designed to be used with mittens which makes packing and unpacking easier when the wind picks up. The Vindsekk has two closable vents, and the stuff sack has mesh in the bottom to prevent condensation. To check the conditions outside there is a small window in the front, or the top can be unzipped. This way you can also sit partially outside if the weather allows. The bottom has an adjustable cord closure if the weather turns really bad.

Two way zipper at the top Reflective details Safety line on the inside Window

Two closeable vents 120 cm

An emergency bivvy bag should always be a part of your backpack, providing safety and shelter if the weather gets bad. It can also be used as a shelter when eating lunch or if you need shelter during a short downpour.

With its bright colors and reflecting details, the LY vindsekk provides a safe and easy-to-use shelter in a small and compact package. 176 cm

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2 460 g 65 x 175 x 120 cm. Nylon 15D, 1000 mm Red/Yellow Art.: 830-012

Integrated stuff sack, easy to operate with mittens

cm

Cord closure in bottom

TORKEL SĂ˜RHUS

Large zippered opening

VINDSEKK FOR INCREASED SAFETY IN THE MOUNTAINS A emergency bivvy bag should always be in your backpack, providing safety and shelter if the weather gets bad. It is also great for pulling over you when eating lunch when the wind is strong, or if you need shelter fast during a short downpour.

Two closeable vents with velcro

Two velcro vents in the front can be used as a window if you need to check on the environments. Along the side there are eight attachment points for trekking poles or ski poles so you can use it as a windbreaker or as a simple ski sail.

220 cm

With its simple construction and robust details the Vindsekk is a must have in your backpack for when the weather catches you out.

- Emergency flag is included 2 580 g 220 x 150 cm Waterproof polyester PU, 2000mm Water repellent and breathable polyester Red/Yellow Art.: 841-008

Persons: Weight (+/-10% ): Size: Fabric base: Fabric front:

Multiple attachement points

150 cm

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FOOT BAGS

M L XL

IDEAL FOR USE IN DEEP SNOW, TO AVOID WET AND COLD FEET These foot bags can easily be tightened and adjusted to fit any shoe, and are perfect to slip on when setting up camp in deep snow.

Size: Fabric:

In addition they are also ideal without shoes, when you are stepping out to pee, tighten guy lines or taking care of other necessities.

M (37 - 41) 350 g L (42 - 46) 400 g XL (47 - 52) 450 g 65% Polyester, 35% Cotton

Art.: 851-008 Art.: 852-008 Art.: 852-508

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They are made from a solid breathable cotton material, using a durable and waterproof sole with anti-slip material.

LEGGINGS

M L

ALTERNATIVE TO WATERPROOF PANTS A light and easier alternative to waterproof pants on rainy days, these leggings are ideal to keep in your backpack in case of bad weather, or if you are walking through particularly wet areas. They are easy to put on and take off, and weigh only 120 grams.

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Waterproof Nylon 70D PU. 3000 mm Medium and Large 120 g (M) / 130 g (L) incl. bag

HelsportGreen

Art.: 856-008 (M) Art.: 856-108 (L)

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PONCHO

M L

DURABLE PROTECTION IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOREST ON RAINY DAYS The Helsport Poncho is a good alternative to a raincoat. It's easy to put on, and will keep both you and your backpack dry until the rain passes. A great companion on any hike. It is 100% wind and waterproof, compact and lightweight.

Fabric: Nylon 70D PU, 3000 mm Weight: 300 g (M), 340 g (L) incl. bag Size: Medium Large Helsport Green Camouflage Forest Camouflage Mountain

Art.: 855-008

Art.: 855-108

Art.: 855-208

Art.: 855-408

Art.: 855-308

Art.: 855-508

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BIVY SHOES

M L XL

FIBER INSULATED SHOES Stay warm and cosy inside your tent, your cabin or around the campsite. Size: M 37 - 41) 330 g L (42 - 46) 430 g XL (47 - 50) 450 g Fabric: Nylon 70D PU (outer) Nylon (inner) Fibre: Thermoguard® 6000

Art.: 854-510 Art.: 854-512 Art.: 854-514

HelsportGreen

NIKLAZ VILLABØ

WATERPROOF STUFF SACK

10L 20L 30L

WATERPROOF AND LIGHT FOR PRACTICAL ORGANIZATION Robust and durable waterproof stuff bags with a roll-top closure. They can be used for almost anything, but are especially great for keeping clothes dry, and for organizing gear in your backpack as well as inside the tent. Børge Ousland uses these bags to organize everything he brings on long skiing expeditions. 10L: 20L: 30L: Fabric.

H=42 cm, D=18 cm 60 g Art.: 840-209 H=54 cm, D=24 cm 85 g Art.: 840-211 H=58 cm, D=26 cm 100 g Art.: 840-213 Waterproof Polyester Ripstop PU 75D, 8000 mm

Orange

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WATER BAG HELPS YOU COLLECT, CARRY AND STORE WATER WITHOUT SPILLING This water bag is a handy tool for any hiking trip where you have to collect water for your camp. It is light, holds 10 litres and is designed in a way that allows you to collect, carry and store water without spilling. The water doesn't pour out if the bag is placed on the ground, it can also be easily hung from a tree and the practical spout makes it easy to pour. With the Helsport water bag you always have water in the camp. Weight: Fabric:

60 g Nylon 70D PU, 8000 mm

HelsportGreen

Art.: 840-008

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SERVICE FOR LIFE

Buying equipment from us will be worry free. We create products to last a long time and so, if something gets broken, we fix it - no matter how old your Helsport gear might be.

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THE BEST SERVICE! To provide excellent service is a top priority for us and, because we make repairs throughout our product's entire life-cycle, people trust us when purchasing a new product. We can also make alterations on our tents by request, such as adding storm flaps or an extra vent. With service departments both in Norway and the Netherlands we are able to provide the necessary service quickly and efficiently, meaning you're without your gear for as little time as possible.

HELSPORT TOTAL WARRANTY We give everyone who purchases a Helsport product the following warranties: SERVICE WARRANTY

SPARE-PARTS WARRANTY

PRODUCT WARRANTY

Out of our concern for the environment we encourage long-term use. Therefore we have service departments in Norway and the Netherlands making repairs throughout the product's entire life-cycle.

We guarantee delivery of spare parts for at least 10 years. Even if your product is older and we no longer have the original spare-part, we will always find a solution.

We guarantee all our products for 5 years. The warranty does not include damage due to accident, improper use, alterations, other changes or natural breakdown of colors and materials over a long period of time and usage. However, even if the warranty is expired or does not apply, we will always help you if something happens to your product.

Service department in Norway | Ida and Bente - over 30 years' experience each

CONTACT For questions, repairs or inquiries, contact one of our service departments: NORWAY HELSPORT: Mail: service@helsport.no Phone: + 47 72 87 83 00

EUROPE

TEN HOOPE RECREATIE E-post: info@tentreparaties.nl Tlf: +31 573 432620 Holtmark 1-a NL-7217 PP Harfsen The Netherlands

DISCLAIMER Errors and printing errors may occur when producing a catalogue. We reserve the right to make price changes and technical changes. Printed colours may vary from the original colours. All rights reserved. The reproduction or other use of images, texts and illustrations from this catalogue requires the express permission of Helsport AS

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