• 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…

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    Marmot Traillight 2P Tent

    The Traillight 2P is a new offering from Marmot. It definitely packs a lot of value into a package that sits right around 5 pounds. What you get at that 5 pound weight is a full-coverage fly. It’s got a vestibule here on the front. The back side has access, but it doesn’t have much of a vestibule to speak of. It helps keep weight down, but it also gives you a tent that nobody has to crawl over anybody in the middle of the night if you’re using this as a true, two-person tent. So there are some weight-saving features there but still some convenience built in. The Traillight…

  • 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 Hammer 2P Tent
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    Marmot Hammer 2P Tent

    We are taking a closer look at the Marmot Hammer 2P tent which is a four season high end mountaineering tent. Obviously the weather, the season, the conditions that we are in right now do not warrant the use of this particular tent, but we are going to take a close look at the features and the details which make this two person mountaineering tent really livable, really easy to use and a tent that is going to give you confidence in the back country in your four season adventures. Getting into the specifications, this is considered a single wall tent. So you do have that waterproof protection all the…

  • 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 Carbide 2P Backpacking Tent
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    Marmot Carbide 2P Backpacking Tent

    The Marmot Carbide Two Person Tent is a great camping or back packing tent with simple features, a really easy set up and some innovations that provide a lot more interior space and livability. The standout feature of this tent is an innovation that Marmot has put into the pole construction. So on each of the corners of the tent there are pre bent knees in the poles. They also have a clip construction and the clips are really easy to use. Once you have this tent set up, you just use those clips. You don’t have to fumble with sleeves or anything like that. And the clips are in…

  • 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 Alpinist 2P Tent
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    Marmot Alpinist 2P Tent

    We’re looking at Marmot’s Alpinist 2P tent. This is a tent that is designed for mountaineering. It is a single wall tent as well. It is completely waterproof, single wall, breathable fabrics. You’ll notice it has 3 poles, which is about as minimal as you can get and still have a pole structure that’s going to be sturdy enough for high wind situations and potential heavy snowfall sitting on top of the tent. So one of the things that make this tent stand out as a mountaineering tent is that Marmot is using a clip system here that has a double clip and you’ll see this on each point where…

  • Marmot Tungsten 2P Tent
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    Marmot Tungsten 2P Tent

    We are here with the Marmot Tungsten 2P tent. This is an excellent tent for two campers or backpackers who are looking for a tent that will be great both for just weekend trips at the campsite to backpacking to anything else you can throw at it. This is a relatively light weight tent. It is a great value for the price and it has got a lot of features that give a lot of interior space, a lot of comfort inside and we will take a closer look. The pole design of this tent is really easy to use and really smart. There’s innovations here that give you a…