Sign up for
Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.Sign up for an award
You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.
SAKO is a patent pending two person backpacking tent that uses two pairs of low pressure inflatable airbeams to create a very easy to use, surprisingly strong and lightweight structure that sets up in less than one minute. The airbeams are linked together within the tent to a single inflation and deflation point. Every airbeam has an abrasion resistant outer shell and a replaceable inner bladder. Strips of laminated sailcloth run along the airbeams and the directions of greatest tension. The sailcloth adds strength and visual interest to the design. The tent shell is a revolutionary silicone impregnated waterproof-breathable fabric. Six vents and three mesh doors insure comfort inside SAKO no matter the weather. SAKO comes with a lightweight integrated pump and a revolutionary roll-up style stuff sack that doubles as a drying bag.
NEMO Equipment, Inc.
Nashua, NH, United States
Cam Brensinger, Eliot Cohen Pirenne