I am an experienced camper, older in age, and with…
25 July 2011
Summary: I am an experienced camper, older in age, and with all experience in the U.S. This is a fine quality tent. The materials used in all parts and components as well as workmanship are above average. I have several Kelty and Eureka tents of varying sizes. This Marmot ranks above these products. The clips on the tent beat sleeves and the poles are super light and sturdy. And the since the tent is not "square" in floor plan, the fly must be put on one way only.
I live in the UK and bought this tent in June 2010.…
Colin C. Muir, Trailspace.com
2 August 2010
Summary: I live in the UK and bought this tent in June 2010. I have just returned from a few weeks in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland and had to move into a simple hostel after just seven days because the tent was not stable/wind/rain proof. It was pitched in an exposed position on a remote island because I wanted to test it out to the max. It was quite tricky to erect in a moderate wind and once up would not stay 'square'.
Inner tent end walls sag and eat up space. Fly end…
4 March 2010
Summary: Inner tent end walls sag and eat up space. Fly end walls also won't pitch tight. Don't take this tent in a sandy windy environment. Needs simple toggles and cords to hold open doors, has weird bungee/cordlock deals that aren't neat or simple. Zippers aren't readily usable one-handed.
I really like this tent. I have used it for three…
4 August 2009
Summary: I really like this tent. I have used it for three seasons now and in at least three rain storms. It held up very well for me in the Adirondacks in one storm. I never once had the impression that it was going to fold. During a stronger wind, it would make its way through the mesh, so using this tent when it is cold out would not be the best idea. Overall, I have enjoyed spending many summer and fall nights in this tent.
I was looking for a 2 person backpacking tent that…
30 March 2009
Summary: I was looking for a 2 person backpacking tent that wouldn't break the bank. I stumbled across the Earlylight and was impressed with the space/weight ratio. I'm 6'3" and fit comfortably in this tent. It has enough height a accommodate sitting up, and the dual vestibules are nice for my gear. After a couple nights out in Florida on some cold nights, I was sold. I stayed 100% dry in this tent.
I like Marmot products and I bought this tent so I…
26 October 2008
Summary: I like Marmot products and I bought this tent so I didn't have to take my 4 season tent to North Dakota in September. It's a nice little weekend tent if you're near the car, or home but not for back country. I saved money and weight but that was the extent of it. I spent 4 days on lake Sakakawea in central ND and it collapsed on me in a bad rainstorm. Additionally, the zippers are light and get stuck. Rule #1: It's OK to save weight but not money.
The good news is that this tent is lightweight and…
29 November 2007
Summary: The good news is that this tent is lightweight and well-ventilated..... the bad is that this tent is lightweight and ventilated. So, it rolls up small, feels like a feather in your pack, and sets up in a flash. In warm weather you'll stay cool and dry. The sun makes this thing literally glow. But as soon as the weather turns, things get less fun. The multitude of screens means that chilly breezes enter unimpeded.