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Pros Excellent balance between weight and features, many storage pockets, large vestibulesTwo large double doors, good headroom, excellent balance of interior space and weightLightweight, good lateral headroom, large side doors, large overhead pocketGenerous dimensions, large vestibules, good balance between weight and durabilityExceptional headroom for its size and weight, two large side doors, lightweight
Cons Tapered foot, pockets are high upExpensive, delicate materialsSmall vestibules, tapered footprint reduces interior spaceSmall doors, expensive, zippers don't always open smoothlyOdd tent and fly zipper configuration, rain can splash underneath fly onto tent
Bottom Line A exceptional choice for both front and backcountry adventuresThis tent balances the key aspects of a backpacking tent better than all other modelsThis tent offers enough room for three, without weighing you downA tent that offers comfort and quality at a good weightA surprisingly comfortable, lightweight tent
Rating Categories NEMO Dragonfly 2 Copper Spur HV UL2 Copper Spur HV UL3 NEMO Dagger 2 Tiger Wall UL2
Comfort (25%)
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Weight (25%)
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Weather Resistance (20%)
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Ease Of Set Up (10%)
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Durability (10%)
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Packed Size (10%)
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Specs NEMO Dragonfly 2 Copper Spur HV UL2 Copper Spur HV UL3 NEMO Dagger 2 Tiger Wall UL2
Packaged Weight 3.16 lbs 3.09 lbs 3.88 lbs 3.76 lbs 2.56 lbs
Floor Area 29 sq ft 29 sq ft 41 sq ft 31 sq ft 28 sq ft
Packed Size 19.5 x 4.5 in 19.5 x 6 in 21 x 6in 19.5 x 6.5 in 18 x 5.5 in
Dimensions 88 x 50 x 41 in 88 x 52 x 40 in 90 x 70 x 43 in 90 x 50 x 42 in 86 x 52 x 39 in
Vestibule Area (Total) 20 sq ft 18 sq. ft 18 sq ft 22.8 sq ft 16 sq ft
Peak Height 41 in 40 in 43 in 42 in 39 in
Number of Doors 2 2 2 2 2
Number of Poles 3 1 3 2 3
Pole Diameter 8.7 mm 8.7 mm 8.7 mm 8.5/9/9.6 mm 8.7 mm
Number of Pockets 3 3 5 2 3
Gear Loft No No No Sold separately No
Pole Material DAC Featherlite NFL DAC Featherlite NFL Aluminum DAC featherlight NSL DAC featherlight NFL aluminum
Guy Points 5 4 4 10 5
Rain Fly Material 20D Nylon Ripstop 15D 1200mm Silicone Nylon RipStop proprietary patterned random rip-stop nylon with 1200mm waterproof polyurethane coating 15D Sil / PU Nylon Ripstop (1200mm) Silicon-treated ripstop nylon
Inner Tent Material 15D Nylon Ripstop [Body] 10D Polyester mesh
[Floor] 20D Nylon RipStop
proprietary patterned random rip-stop nylon with 1200mm waterproof polyurethane coating [Body] 15D Nylon Ripstop / No see um mesh
[Floor] 30D PU Nylon Ripstop (3000mm)
Silicon-treated ripstop nylon
Type Two Door freestanding Two Door freestanding Two Door freestanding Two Door freestanding Two Door freestanding
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