LESS DURABLE THAN SOME – The ground and rainfly of the Copper Spur are made with 20-denier nylon. That’s on the thinner facet for tent flooring materials, although some ultralight tents use even thinner 10D or 7D nylon to avoid wasting weight.
The thinner cloth may scale back the Copper Spur’s long-term sturdiness. That stated, this tent remains to be a well-liked selection amongst thru-hikers of the AT, PCT, and CDT, all of that are notoriously powerful on gear. In the event you take care to clear pokey particles out of your campsites, this tent ought to final for 1000’s of miles. We’ve been backpacking with our Copper Spur 2 and three for a few years and so they’re nonetheless going robust.
We advocate carrying Tenacious Tape together with any light-weight tent to restore small rips/holes within the discipline if wanted. In the event you’re nervous about tent flooring sturdiness, decide up the Copper Spur HV UL2 Footprint (bought individually, 5 oz.).