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August 18th, 2016

Once again the Jannu and Tarra take first and second place in Outdoor Gear Lab’s Best Four Season Tent review. OGL awarded the Jannu Editor’s Choice, praising its strength and easy set up. The Tarra received Top Pick, and was highly praised as not only the strongest two person tent they have ever tested, but very roomy and comfortable, as well. Read the full review of the Jannu here and the full review of the Tarra here.


July 29th, 2016

Joeri and Anita just posted their review of the Niak that they are using on their adventures during a 6-month journey throughout Scandinavia. They are quite happy with it, praising the amount of space in both the inner tent and the vestibule, as well as the construction, weatherproofness and ventilation.

Read the full review here. To learn more about the Niak, click here.


July 22nd, 2016

The Nallo 2 was selected as Editor's Choice by Latest Gadget Review (UK). They were very pleased with its versatility, durability, adaptability, and weather resistance saying that it was "unmatched for it 2.4kg (5 lbs 5 oz) weight."

Read the full review here or learn more about the Nallo 2.


July 13th, 2016

Hilleberg adds 4-person all-season models and redesigns key three-season models for 2017

The 4-person Kaitum 4 and Kaitum 4 GT join the Kaitum family in the all-season Red Label series, and the popular three-season Yellow Label Anjan, Anjan GT and Rogen get a facelift.

Frösön, Sweden – Hilleberg is adding the Kaitum 4 and Kaitum 4 GT models to the 2017 line to expand the company’s offerings of 4-person tents. The 2- and 3-person Kaitum and Kaitum GT models have long been popular with all-season backpackers and climbers because of their roominess and light weight. With the new Kaitum 4 and Kaitum 4 GT, adventurers needing larger, 4-person all-season tents now have more options. Both are roomy, two entrance, two vestibule tents. The Kaitum 4 has two standard sized vestibules, while the Kaitum 4 GT has one standard and one extended vestibule. Like the one entrance, one vestibule Nallo 4 and Nallo 4 GT, the Kaitum models are in Hilleberg’s Red Label line of all-season tents that are ideal for trips in all climates where low weight is a priority and where the conditions may be all but the most challenging.

Both the Kaitum 4 and Kaitum 4 GT are excellent choices for backpacking families, for couples who camp with their dogs, or for anyone looking for a roomy but remarkably lightweight 4-person tent. The Kaitum 4 has an interior area of 4.6 m2 and two 1.6 m2 vestibules. Weight is 3.9 kg. The Kaitum 4 GT’s interior is 4.8 m2, and it has one 1.6 m2 vestibule and one that is 3.4 m2. Weight is 4.6 kg.

The Anjan, Anjan GT, and Rogen were Hilleberg’s first ever three-season tents originally introduced in 2012. They are designed specifically as very lightweight tents that can handle all types of weather in warmer, snow-free conditions. The single vestibule Anjan models are well-suited to mobile adventures where a high space to weight ratio is important, and the Rogen is a remarkably lightweight, all-around, two entrance, two vestibule dome tent.

For 2017, Hilleberg is redesigning all three of these models, replacing the dual opening pole sleeves and Lock-Tip poles with single opening sleeves and standard poles for quicker pitching, especially in windy conditions. All three offer full weather protection in varying three-season conditions, as well as plenty of ventilation for warmer days and nights. Mesh inner tent doors in all three tents, and a mesh vent in the back wall of the Anjan and Anjan GT’s inner tent, along with catenary patterning at the bottom of the outer tent walls allow full-time air flow. For even more venting, in both the Anjan and Anjan GT, the rear wall of the outer tent can be fully rolled back, and the Anjan’s front vestibule can be completely rolled to the side. On the Rogen, both vestibules can be either fully or partially rolled away.

All three are excellent choices for three-season backpacking trips and summer bicycle or paddling tours. And with all of them, warm weather comfort seekers can “size up” and still keep the weight very low. Both the Rogen (2.1 kg) and the Anjan 2 (1.8 kg) make a deluxe solo tent, and the Anjan 3 (1.9 kg) is lightweight luxury for two. Even the Anjan 2 GT (2.1 kg) and Anjan 3 GT (2.3 kg) are surprisingly light – yet huge – solo shelter options for those who hold spaciousness in the highest regard.

About Hilleberg the Tentmaker

Founded in 1971, Sweden-based Hilleberg the Tentmaker is a family-owned company that manufactures lightweight tents of the highest quality for every season. The company is known for setting the standard in making tents by employing the lightest, yet strongest materials, by using double wall construction, and by setting up and inspecting every tent in their own European factory to ensure the ultimate in quality and safety. The company is still very much a family affair: Bo Hilleberg is Chairman of the Board, and heads up the product development team; his wife, Renate and their children Rolf and Petra comprise the company’s board, and Petra is CEO of the Hilleberg Group as well as President of the US-based Hilleberg, Inc.


June 21st, 2016

We were happy to see that Hunt Alaska Magazine awarded the Nallo 2 Editor's Choice Award.
Visit huntalaskamagazine.com to read the full review or learn more about the Nallo 2.


May 17th, 2016

Our Ambassador Alexander Barber has a new update from Camp 2 at 7700 meters on the Tibetan North Face of Everest where he is doing a solo climb with no supplemental oxygen. Click here to read the update.


May 13th, 2016

We were featured in a recent article published by Outside Daily. It provides a nice overview of our company, our history, and our values. Click here to read the article.


May 2nd, 2016

We were happy to see that Keith from Modern Hiker enjoyed his winter outing in a Kaitum 2 GT. He was impressed both by the high quality materials and by how easy it was for him to set up by himself. Visit modernhiker.com to read the full review or learn more about the Kaitum 2 GT.


March 30th, 2016

Once again the Anjan 2 is OutdoorGearLab's backpacking tent Editors' Choice award winner! "We pick the Anjan as our go to tent if we could have only one tent for multi-day, three-season adventures. It's exceptionally durable, strong, comfortable, weather resistant, spacious and light. We especially appreciate its removable inner tent, top-notch construction materials and spectra guylines with camming adjusters. We've taken this tent car camping, backpacking through the Sierra's and India and Nepal and bicycle touring down Mexico's Baja Peninsula and it always comes out on top of the list of contenders we've tested."
Click here to read the review.


March 28th, 2016

Canoe and Kayak applauded the versatility of the Niak citing its comfort for two and palatial space for one person.
Click here to read the review.


March 23rd, 2016

Huge congratulations to Hilleberg Ambassadors Said Belhaj and Lina Hallebratt! Said was named Sweden’s Male Adventurer of the Year, while Lina took home the Female Adventurer of the Year title!
In awarding the two, the jury rewarded Said for climbing over 130 pitches last year, all rated between 8a and 9a, a good number of which are considered some of the hardest in the world. And they applauded Lina for her 5318 km journey through Sweden by kayak, on skis and on foot.
Both Said and Lina are truly inspiring adventurers and we are thrilled to be working with both of them.
www.aretsaventyrare.se


March 9th, 2016

Conor Mihell has spent a good deal of time in his Nallo 3, and recently reviewed it for Canoe & Kayak magazine.
Click here to read the review.


March 7th, 2016

In October 2014, 17 year old Satoru Shanti Yamada left his home country of Japan and set out on a bicycle journey around the world. The goal was not to break any records or to gain fame, but to travel the world and learn from every culture. His goal is to one day reach the North Pole. As he passed through northern Sweden yesterday he stopped by our office and we are happy to support him on his continued journey and make sure he has a safe place to sleep. This unselfish adventurer and modern nomad is touching people with his big smile and his amazingly happy outlook on life.
https://www.facebook.com/satoru.yamada.378

Here he is pictured with Göran Svensk, Managing Director of the Swedish office.


March 3rd, 2016

We are very happy that our new Niak has received the Editor's choice from Germany's Outdoor Magazine.
They praise its "sensational weight to space ratio" and its ability to "keep out wind, ground moisture and rain" as well as its "fast and completely uncomplicated set up."