Illumina X 1.35 Ultralight Tent Review
The Illumina X is indeed 1.35 kg and it’s compact that you can compare to a 500 mL water bottle.
The tent light weight clips on to the Y-shaped pole made of aluminum making the setup fast and easy.
Novapro Sports, the manufacturer, made sure that even though this tent is light, it is made of high quality materials.
The Illumina X has a unique feature. Its high side walls block strong winds from getting in. This is great especially during cold weather. This tent can be used in cold areas as well as sunny locations.
No need to worry about ventilation though, the top half of the Illumina X is made of mesh. You will have enough airflow in the tent to keep it from getting stuffy.
Now let’s talk about durability. The floor lining on this tent is quite thick. The walls are double layered and all the edges are double stitched and steam sealed. That’s an assurance that you will have a safe stay in the tent.
For the thought and quality put into the design of the tent, it is actually quite affordable. It offers a lot of great features for a great price, it makes it easy to acquire a good quality light weight tent.
Quick Set up – Because of the color coded poles and clips, you won’t be confused where things go
Dual doors – Two doors offers easy access or getting in and out of the tent
Ventilation – Not only does this tent have dual door but they are actually quite large doors. This allows better airflow in the tent. Also the vents and mesh walls keep the tent cool at night
Not enough head space – This tent is ideal for small to medium sized hikers/campers
Not great with extreme weather – As mentioned, hikers seem to use this tent mostly during the summer. This is because there is a tendency for leaks when you’re under strong rain