"Stone Glacier's goal has always been to create premium ultralight products that revolutionize the way backcountry hunters utilize gear in the mountains, and we are very proud and excited to introduce a game-changing shelter that exudes our philosophy, Redefining the Capabilities of Ultralight," says Stone Glacier Founder and Lead Designer, Kurt Racicot.
The Stone Glacier Skyscraper 2P 4-season tent is the result of 30+ years of design experience incorporating a revolutionary patented pole setting technology. Thanks to world-renowned and legendary tent designer, Martin Zemitis, mountain hunters now have access to a tent unlike any they have ever seen. Martin's vast experience in mountaineering product development with such companies as The North Face® and Mountain Hardwear® has led him to design shelters that have protected mountaineers on the planet's largest and most dangerous mountain expeditions. Most notably, he designed a shelter for Babu Chiri Sherpa, the only man to ever spend the night on the summit of Mt. Everest. It was with Martin's current company, SlingFin®, that Stone Glacier was able to tap into the brilliance and bring mountain hunters a true 4-season tent that weighs less than 5lbs! Utilizing the patented WebTruss™ technology and state-of-the-art materials the Skyscraper 2P does, Redefine the Capabilities of Ultralight and resets the standard that mountain hunters expect from backcountry shelters.
"Although the backbone of Stone Glacier has always been backpacks, we have long since had our eyes set on the need and opportunity to create other products such as shelters, sleep systems and gear that truly stand apart from the rest in their ability to perform at high levels and exceed the 'Ultralight' barrier, while standing up to the harshest conditions mother nature can throw at us," says Stone Glacier President Jeff Sposito.
The Skyscraper 2P also boasts unprecedented modularity and can be quickly transformed into an early season shelter as well as a 3-season configuration with the addition of Stone Glacier's Skyscraper 2P Tub Footprint and Mesh Insert. The Skyscraper 2P is now available directly from StoneGlacier.com as well as at Stone Glacier's select retailers.
About Stone Glacier: Stone Glacier is a result of 15 years of solo sheep hunts from the Dall country of Alaska to the unlimited districts of Montana's Beartooth Wilderness. Minimizing pack and gear weight increases the usable load, which, in turn, extends your range in the backcountry. Our quest for ultralight backpacking gear began 15 years ago and has been a slow and organic process of development, testing, and refining. The goal has been straightforward: build the lightest, most durable gear using only the toughest technical materials available. After hundreds of miles of testing on the trail and years of research and design, this goal has been accomplished. Stone Glacier, Redefining the Capabilities of Ultralight.