Igloo Door – A Must Have
Igloo Door by Grand Shelters – ICEBOX® Igloo winter camping experts have developed, tested and offer a heavy duty nylon weighted flap door . Design and optimization is a hallmark of any product, so we explicitly designed the door to be used with any shelter. Every igloo needs good structure above all and a reliable enclosure, otherwise you will significantly lose heat.
To use the door, simply hang the door by the attached spikes. The spikes are driven into each side of the face of an igloo or snow shelter therefore attaching it relaibly to the igloo. The spikes are attached to elastic strap loops on the door. Igloos need doors and our door is simple yet very effective. Grand Shelters has extensively time tested the doorand as can be seen our door is different from home made versions.
Door Dimensions and Features
The door is 26″ X 50″, thereafter the maximum recommended opening size is 24″ X 45″. This ensures the door will cover the opening completely. If your opening is too wide, it will therefore not cover the opening. Simply add some snow to narrow the opening in order to narrow the opening. The door has a vertical slit in the middle to allow for quick entry and egress.
Velcro pads will fasten the door together to block out high winds. A door will keep things flexible, there are velcro pads which can be covered by a sewn on strap to prevent the flaps from sticking together. This, as can be seen, is great when entering or exiting through the flaps. It also helps when you want some fresh air.
First, to hold the door down, we designed in a sleeve. Sewn into the bottom of each flap of the door, the sleeve is therefore filled with snow which adds the weight to the flaps.
The sleeves add weight to the bottom of the door, therefore this ensures the door flaps will hang taut and not blow in the wind.
Fill the snow pouch through the cone shaped plastic disc on the edge of each door flap.
First thing to remember, our design allows for the cone shaped plastic disc to act as a funnel. Simply put snow into the pouch as well as to remove the snow when you are done camping.