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Vihe Vaellus Loue I Shelter

Vihe Vaellus

Vihe Vaellus Loue I Shelter


Brand: Vihe Vaellus
Weight: 800 g         No reviews yet
The Loue I is a traditional, lightweight woodland shelter from the Finnish brand Vihe Vaellus. Essentially designed as an open-sided tent, the Loue I allows you to enjoy the warmth of an open fire and the beauty of the outdoors while still being sheltered from wind and rain. This as an excellent shelter for 1 or 2 people.

The Loue I sits somewhere between a tarp and a tent in its design; one side can be pitched flush with the ground, offering protection from the elements, while the open side avoids cutting you off from the nature around you. As such, the Loue I is favoured by those looking for a unique camping experience, and allows the user to truly connect with the forest in various weather conditions.

The Loue I performs at its best with a small fire lit in front of it. The shape of the shelter allows for the heat from the fire to circulate, while the silver lining of the fabric helps to reflect the heat and light back onto the user.

As you can see from the photos, the apex of the Loue I can be pitched to a tree, while the base of the shelter sits directly on the ground. As such, there is no need to carry long, awkward tent poles, and the shorter poles can simply be fashioned from small branches. Darts sewn to the rear seams help keep the shelter taut, and give extra internal space. Thanks to its construction from durable PU Nylon, the shelter is strong yet extremely lightweight, weighing in at just 800 g.

  • Material: PU Nylon
  • Silver coating on underside to reflect heat and light
  • Traditional Finnish design
  • Capacity: 1-2 people
  • Width of opening: 2.9 m
  • Diameter: 3.2 m
  • Height: Variable (often pitched at 140 - 160 cm)
  • Depth: 1.6 m
  • Weight: 800 g
  • Please note that all Vihe Vaellus products stocked by Woodlore come fitted with black guy lines
  • Exclusive to Woodlore in the UK

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