• Marmot Force 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent
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    Marmot Force 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

    Ultra lightweight, spacious and easy to set up, the Marmot Force Two Person Tent is perfect for one or two backpackers that are looking for an ultra light, compact option in a free standing, very easy to set up tent. We are going to take a look at all the features and talk about what makes the Marmot Force so special. This is a free standing design. And you have got a really interesting pole construction here. So Marmot uses a little bit different configuration than I have seen on typical free standing tents. They have got a big pole on either side of the tent. So you have really…

  • 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…

  • Mountainsmith Mountain Shelter
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    Mountainsmith Mountain Shelter

    We have just set up the Mountainsmith Mountain Shelter LT and this is a lightweight tarp style shelter that pitches with trekking poles. So there is no traditional tent poles for this tent and unlike traditional tents it doesn’t have a floor. So we are going to take a look at this tent, but the first thing that stood out to me when I set this thing up is it really challenges me to think about how light weight and how minimalist am I really willing to go. You know, without the floor of this tent you still have a lot of weather proof protection. The really steep walls allows…

  • 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…

  • 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…