Box 1748 Conway, NH 03818
Phone: (603) 447-2344 Fax: (603) 447-1777

Snow Walker Tent

Egyptian Cotton Snow Walker Tent

This Octagonal tent design made its first popular appearance in Garret and Alexandra Connover’s book “The Snow Walker’s Companion” (now “the Winter Wilderness Companion”).  The idea is to provide plenty of room with tall walls to sit near, one center pole and total useable floor space.  The conical shape sheds the wind, rain and snow to stand proudly through nasty weather.  The limited roof area makes for a very efficiently heated space. The conical design has been proven on long trips and in extremely cold temperatures.

The little details that make this such a great tent:  each Snow Walker is constructed with two pockets for gear sewn into the wall seam on the inside. Also inside the tent loops are sewn into the roof seams to facilitate the erection of a rope lattice for drying gear.  The door overlaps a full 12 inches and uses either wooden toggles or webbing to secure closed. ( your choice) We can add Velcro, a zipper or both to completely seal the door overlap. Snow flaps are placed on the bottom of each wall such that they can be used either inside or outside of the tent.  Your choice of canvas loops or grommets at the stake positions and the guy line positions.  The peak is standard with a solid reinforcement for an interior pole with the option of a loop sewn to the outside or a stainless steel grommet hand placed into position. Reinforcements abound in a tent designed to weather the storm.

Stove Jacks are also offered for the Snow Walker.  Placed in wither the wall (standard) or the roof, we have stove jacks to fit most size stove pipes.  Tell us your pipe diameter and the location you would like your jack placed and let us work our magic to prepare your tent for frigid winter evenings.  Stove jacks are installed with a surrounding of Velcro to attach the removable jack cover.  The cover is used when your stove is not along for the trip.

The FLY protects the roof of the tent providing one more layer of water repellency and holding the heat a bit longer.  It is sized to provide an overlap for the tent roof. We sell the fly separate from the tent body because not everyone needs both.

Diameter Peak Walls Flame Resistant
9′ diameter fly  for above 7′ 2’6″ $720
$365
10′ diameter fly  for above 8’ 3’ $840
$425
12′ diameter fly  for above 8′ 3′ $935
$485
Stove Jack $75
Door Velcro $75
Door Zipper $75
Peak Loop $20
Peak Grommet $20

Please Specify whether you would like wooden toggles or webbing ties on your door.

Now offered built from Army Duck  10.10 oz. Sunforger Flame Canvas

This Octagonal tent design made its first popular appearance in Garret and Alexandra Connover’s book “The Snow Walker’s Companion” (now “the Winter Wilderness Companion”). The idea is to provide plenty of room with tall walls to sit near, one center pole and total useable floor space. The conical shape has traditionally been a common site in the North due to the fact it sheds wind, rain and snow to stand proudly through nasty weather. The limited roof area makes for a very efficiently heated space. The conical design has been proven on long trips and in extremely cold temperatures.

Egyptian Cotton being hard to come by, clients have requested we build the Snow Walker from Army Duck canvas.  Here it is.  While a bit heavier and bulkier to pack it exhibits all of the other fine qualities of this efficient  design.

The little details that make this such a great tent:

Each Snow Walker is constructed with two pockets for gear sewn into the wall seam on the inside. Also inside the tent are loops sewn into the roof seams to facilitate the erection of a rope lattice for drying gear. The door overlaps a full 12 inches and uses either wooden toggles or canvas ties to secure closed. ( your choice) We can add Velcro, a zipper or both to completely seal the door overlap. Snow flaps are placed on the bottom of each wall such that they can be used either inside or outside of the tent. Your choice of canvas loops or grommets at the stake positions and the guy line positions. The peak is standard with a solid reinforcement for an interior pole with the option of a loop sewn to the outside or a stainless steel grommet hand placed into position. Reinforcements abound in a tent designed to weather the storm.

Stove Jacks are also offered for the Snow Walker. Placed in either the wall (standard) or the roof, we have stove jacks to fit most size stove pipes. Tell us your pipe diameter and the location you would like your jack placed and let us work our magic to prepare your tent for frigid winter evenings. Stove jacks are installed with a surrounding of Velcro to attach the removable jack cover. The cover is used when your stove is not along for the trip.

While we don’t believe a fly is absolutely necessary with a Snow Walker built from Army Duck Canvas, the addition of a fly will protect the roof of the tent providing one more layer of water repellency and holding the heat a bit longer. It is sized to provide an overlap for the tent roof. We sell the fly separate from the tent body because not everyone needs both.

9’ Diameter 7’ 6” Height 2’ 6” Walls $575
10’ Diameter 8’ Height 3’ Walls $650
12’ Diameter 8’ Height 3’ Walls $740

Wooden Toggles or Door Ties for Closure Includes Mud/Snow Flaps from 10.10 oz fabric

Second Door ~ $75

Second Door with zipper ~ $115

Mud / Snow Flaps from vinyl or nylon: ~ add $50

Snow Walker Fly

9’ $275
10’ $300
12’ $350

Snow Walker Full Fly 21’ Diameter

12’ $825
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