• Marmot Nitro 2P Backpacking Tent
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    Marmot Nitro 2P Backpacking Tent

    With a unique and innovative pole structure, this trekking pole pitch style backpacking tent is perfect for two backpackers or one backpacker that is looking for sprawling com-fort in an ultra lightweight, very livable back packing tent. This is the Marmot Nitro 2P Tent. We will take a look at all the features and what makes this tent so special. The first thing that stood out to me about this tent was the small pack size and the maxi-mum livability that you get for the weight and for the size. This tent has sprawling room for such an ultra lightweight tent. You have a 47 inch peak height here. So…

  • Marmot Stormlight 3P Backpacking Tent
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    Marmot Stormlight 3P Backpacking Tent

    The Marmot Stormlight 3P tent is an excellent tent for three season camping and backpacking. It offers excellent protection in the elements. The unique pole structure offers a lot of livable space inside the tent for three backpackers or two people that want more space. A unique feature about this Stormlight series of tents is that all of the seams in the rain flay are actually welded. This offers a lot more waterproof protection than traditionally sewn seams. So if you can imagine a heavy rain and water kind of building up and pooling at the stitch lines, a welded rain fly eliminates that pooling of the water. As well…

  • Marmot Tungsten 3P Backpacking Tent
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    Marmot Tungsten 3P Backpacking Tent

    Affordable, roomy and very easy to set up, the Marmot Tungsten Three Person Tent is the perfect option for camping or backpacking when you have got three people to split up the weight between the tent. We will take a look at all the features and what makes this tent so great. A unique feature about the pole structure of this tent is that on all corners you have pre bent knees on these aluminum DAC poles. So they are aluminum poles, very durable. And you have two poles that cross over one another with a hub in the middle. And then you have also got a brown pole right…

  • Marmot Tungsten 1P Backpacking Tent
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    Marmot Tungsten 1P Backpacking Tent

    We are taking a look at the Marmot Tungsten One Person Backpacking Tent. This is the perfect tent for someone who is going out into the backcountry, wants a tent that is roomy enough, it can sprawl out. It is really streamlined and simple and we will go through all the features. The pole structure here is really simple. You have got two poles that cross over earth other. These are very durable, but light weight DAC press fit aluminum poles. And you will notice that the front part of the tent with the door the part of the pole that attaches to the grommets is actually bent a little…

  • Marmot Stormlight 2P Backpacking Tent
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    Marmot Stormlight 2P Backpacking Tent

    I am standing next to the Marmot, Stormlight two person tent. The standout feature of this tent is definitely its waterproof protection. So you have got excellent waterproof protection in the rain fly and in the floor of the tent. The rain fly is actually most of the seams are welded instead of your traditionally sewn seams. So if you can imagine all the holes that are put into the waterproof material when it is sewn together, these welded seams are going to eliminate water getting in through those seams. There is also bonded guide out points. So anywhere where there is, you know, a guide out line on the…

  • Marmot Tungsten tent review
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    Marmot Tungsten tent review

    Hello my name is Joff Summerfeld and welcome to Iceland. This is another of my On the road reviews. Today are we talking about the Marmot Tungsten one-person tent this is the first time I’ve used this on this trip and now I’ve been sleeping in it for about 20 days. I have to say I’m very impressed it’s not very big its light and it does the trick it’s not leaking at all and I’ve had plenty of rain here in Iceland so the main thing is that it doesn’t leak now temperature-wise here it has been cold and with this type of tent because the wind can blow…