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Hilleberg Akto vs Enan---------
Im looking at putting together a new solo camp for getting back after those unlimited sheep. Right now my most important upgrade from when I last tried this hunt 11 years ago is my tent- definitely time for an upgrade.
I was pretty set on a sawtooth but to be honest with the amount of snow that can some early up there id rather have a floor just in case. Im pretty confident with all the guys ive spoken with that I cant go wrong with a Hilleberg but I cant seem to see what the difference between the Akto and Enan is- other than $80. Anyone know what the difference is or have time in both?
If snow is your concern, Akto is the better choice. The Enan is yellow label (designed for snow-free months/protected terrain/warmer climates) whereas as the Akto is red label (all season). They are very similar designs, but the Enan is lighter due to materials and features that favor fairer weather.
I think the only Difference is the Enan is more of a 3 season so the door is screen. The fly is higher cut. 1 tie out in the end vs 2 on the Akto. etc. Enan is Little Lighter. Akto possibly warmer and handle snow and wind a touch better.
I’ve tried the Akto and was dissapointed in the size and condensation I got.
I would look at the Niak. Light and free standing
1lb weight dif roughly. Appears to be due to a difference in fabric material used and the denier rating to reduce weight. Their materials page gets into the specs of the fabrics used.