The Tripod is easily erected, strong and durable. The Tripod is totally portable and weighs only 12 lbs. The triangular design gives cover and protection from the elements but allowing maximum ventilation. The fabric is made from 150D PU coated nylon and adjustable webbing tension straps and heavy-duty shock-corded poles. The Tripod includes conical sand pockets, pegs and guy ropes for extra stability in stronger winds.