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Marmot Limelight 2
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Price $159.95 at Backcountry
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$399.95 at REI
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$499.95 at Backcountry
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Pros Huge doors, feels roomier than its dimensions, includes footprint, affordableExcellent 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 durability
Cons Heavy, lower quality materialsTapered foot, pockets are high upExpensive, delicate materialsSmall vestibules, tapered footprint reduces interior spaceSmall doors, expensive, zippers don't always open smoothly
Bottom Line An inexpensive tent made from lower quality materials great for the occasional car camperA 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 weight
Rating Categories Marmot Limelight 2 NEMO Dragonfly 2 Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL3 NEMO Dagger 2
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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Packed Size (10%)
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Specs Marmot Limelight 2 NEMO Dragonfly 2 Big Agnes Copper... Big Agnes Copper... NEMO Dagger 2
Packaged Weight 6.44 lbs 3.16 lbs 3.09 lbs 3.88 lbs 3.76 lbs
Floor Area 33sq ft 29 sq ft 29 sq ft 41 sq ft 31 sq ft
Packed Size 20 x 7in 19.5 x 4.5 in 19.5 x 6 in 21 x 6in 19.5 x 6.5 in
Dimensions 43 x 54 x 88in 88 x 50 x 41 in 88 x 52 x 40 in 90 x 70 x 43 in 90 x 50 x 42 in
Vestibule Area (Total) 16.3 sq ft 20 sq ft 18 sq. ft 18 sq ft 22.8 sq ft
Peak Height 43 in 41 in 40 in 43 in 42 in
Number of Doors 2 2 2 2 2
Number of Poles 2 3 1 3 2
Pole Diameter 8.7, 9 mm 8.7 mm 8.7 mm 8.7mm 8.5/9/9.6 millimeters
Number of Pockets 5 (2 side, 2 light, 1 door) 3 3 5 2
Gear Loft No No No No Sold separately
Pole Material DAC Pressfit, Velocity aluminum DAC Featherlite NFL DAC Featherlite NFL Aluminum DAC featherlight NSL
Guy Points 4 5 4 4 10
Rain Fly Material 68D polyester taffeta 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)
Inner Tent Material 100% polyester mesh, [floor] 68D polyester taffeta 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)
Type Two Door freestanding Two Door freestanding Two Door freestanding Two Door freestanding Two Door freestanding
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