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Price $659.00 at REI$729.95 at REI
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Pros Inclued hooped vestibule, lightweight, excellent ventilation, good headroom, compressible, robustBomber, great durability, compact footprint, lighter than average weight, fantastic balance of strength, weight, and livability, ample guy pointsVersatile, lightweight, double wall design works far better in rain than single wall models, handles condensation well, big vestibules, easy to pitchStormworthy, highly resistant to snow loading, pitches quick from outside, great ventilation, multiple setup configurationsIncluded removable vestibule, ventilation system, innovative anchor point, robust, external poles clips are quick and easy to set up
Cons Exterior fabric isn't as breathable as other models and absorbed moisture, guylines are light dutyPoor ventilation, slightly tricky setup, insufficient guylines includedIsn't as strong as other 4-season models, offers a good but not excellent packed sizeZippers are small and slightly harder to grab, less headroom than other modelsHeavy, ventilation system is sweet but the canopy fabric itself is not as breathable as other models, okay internal dimensions, average price
Bottom Line A versatile bivy-style tent that is packed full of featuresAn excellent all-around option, this tent strikes a great balance of weight, strength, packed size, and stormworthinessOffers a tremendous amount of versatility and the ability to keep its inhabitants dryWhen you know you're in for crummy weather and want the best of the best, choose this tentA versatile and solid option an optional removable vestibule
Rating Categories Assault 2 FUTURELIGHT Black Diamond Eldorado MSR Access 2 Hilleberg Jannu Nemo Tenshi
Weight (27%)
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Weather Storm Resistance (25%)
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9
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Livability (18%)
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Ease Of Set Up (10%)
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Durability (10%)
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Versatility (10%)
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Specs Assault 2... Black Diamond... MSR Access 2 Hilleberg Jannu Nemo Tenshi
Minimum Weight (only tent & poles) 3.24 lbs 4.5 lbs 3.80 lbs 6.17 lbs 3.9 lbs (no vestibule)
Floor Dimensions 82" x 45 in. 87" x 51 in. 84 x 50 in. 93" x 57 in. 85.1 x 48.1in.
Peak Height 42 in. 43 in. 42 in. 40 in. 42.6 in.
Measured Weight (tent, stakes, guylines, pole bag) 3.62 lbs 4.9 lbs 4.1 lbs 6.87 lbs 5.88 lbs
Type Single Wall Single Wall Double Wall Double Wall Single Wall
Packed Size 7" x 22 in. 7" x 19 in. 18 x 6 in. 6" x 20 in. 16.2 x 9.1 in.
Floor Area 27.3 sq. ft. 31 sq. ft. 29 sq ft. 34.5 sq. ft. 28.4 sq ft.
Vestibule Area 10 sq. ft. 9 sq. ft. (optional) 17.5 sq. ft. 13 sq. ft. 10.5 sq ft.
Number of Doors 1.5 1 2 1 1
Number of Poles 3 2 2 3 3
Pole Diameter 9 mm 8 mm 9.3 mm 9 mm 8.84 mm
Number of Pockets Side: 2 Ceiling: 0 Side: 4 Ceiling: 0 Side: 2 Ceiling: 0 Side: 4 Ceiling: 0 Side: 2 Ceiling: 1
Pole Material DAC Featherlite aluminum Easton Aluminum 7075-E9 Easton Syclone DAC Featherlite NSL Green Aluminum DAC Featherlite
Rainfly Fabric 50D DryWall durable ripstop polyester 3 layer ToddTex 20D nylon ripstop Kerlon 1200 40-denier ripstop nylon
Floor Fabric 40D ripstop nylon, 3000 mm PU coating, silicone water-resistant finish Unknown 30D nylon ripstop 70D PU coated nylon 40D OSMO waterproof/breathable nylon ripstop
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