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Marmot Limestone 4
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Price $254.30 at Amazon$499.00 at REI$399.00 at REI$480 List$449.95 at Backcountry
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Pros Large vestibule, simple, classic designTall and spacious, quonset hut-shaped, lots of pockets, adjustable room dividerFast set up, large built-in vestibule, tall ceiling heightSuper versatility, quality build, ease of packing/transportWell-crafted, family-friendly, good head room
Cons Low ceiling height, could use more interior storageOnly one vestibule, back door is more exposed to the elements, lots of polesCan't stand in vestibule, limited views when laying or sitting, poor duffel/stuff sackZipper design is funky, less head room, priceyZipper design, no vestibule on fly
Bottom Line For a simple, high-quality tent, this classic criss-cross design is recognizably comfortableFeel like royalty in this kingdom that offers space galoreIt's hard to imagine a better family camping tent and the price is fairMultiple configurations and quality make this an enviable piece of gearIt's all about family in this large, versatile tent
Rating Categories Marmot Limestone 4 REI Kingdom 6 The North Face Wawona 6 Big Agnes Bunk House 4 Big Agnes Big House 6
Space And Comfort (35%)
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Weather Resistance (25%)
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Ease Of Set Up (20%)
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Durability (15%)
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Packed Size (5%)
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Specs Marmot Limestone 4 REI Kingdom 6 The North Face... Big Agnes Bunk... Big Agnes Big...
Weight 11.3 lbs 20.6 lbs 21.9 lbs 15.9 lbs 15.5 lbs
Max Inside Height 5' 1" 6' 3" 6' 6" 5' 10" 6' 9"
Floor Dimension 5'3" x 7' 10' x 8'4" 10' x 8'6" 7'8" x 7'8" 9'10" x 8'4"
Floor Area 36.75 sq ft 83.3 sq ft 85 sq ft 58.8 sq ft 81.9 sq ft
Seasons 3-season 3-season 3-season 3-season 3-season
Windows 1 1 2 Mesh top Mesh top
Pockets 8 22 6 8 8
Number of Doors 2 2 3 2 2
Room Divider No Yes Yes No No
Vestibules 2 1 2 2 0 (optional to buy separate)
Vestibule Area 21 sq ft 29 sq ft 21 sq ft; 44.7 sq ft 33 sq ft N/A
Packed Size 27.5" x 10" 9.5" x 16.5" x 25.5" 9.5" x 16.5" x 25.5" 26.5" x 16" x 9.5" 25.5" x 17" x 10"
Floor Materials 150D Polyester Coated polyester oxford 75D polyester polyester w/ 1500mm waterproof PU coating polyester w/ 1500mm waterproof PU coating
Main Tent Materials 40D Polyester/mesh Nylon/mesh 150D polyester taffeta Polyester Polyester
Rainfly Materials 68D Polyester taffeta Coated polyester taffeta 68D polyester Polyester Polyester
Number of Poles 4 2 hubbed sets, 1 straight 4 4 3
Pole Material Aluminum 6061/7001 Aluminum 14 mm aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Pole Diameter 12 mm 14.5 / 11 mm 14 mm N/A N/A
Extras Hidden key/phone pouch on fly Very beefy metal stakes Internal dry lines, hang loops, Velcro lantern loop Fly can be deployed as self-standing portico/garage Fly can be deployed as self-standing portico/garage
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