As advertised

Reviewed by JohnB from VT on Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Nice lightweight 3 person 3 season tent, just like it says. It goes up quick and if split between two people it's more than reasonable for backpacking. It seems well made, the stitching is sound, as are the seams. It poured for two nights straight and thanks to the vestibule, the inside was dry as a bone. And the vestibule helped with that, wet gear need not come inside, at least not all the way.

I am befuddled by the fly only set up though. The cross/support for the vestibule is supposed to attach to this nylon strap in lieu of the tent/mesh. The ends of the curved rod are ball bearings, and they are a great fit in the tent retainer clips. The nylon strap, however, has retainers that are too small to accommodate the ball bearing ends on the curved rod. You can see it in the photo as it curves over the door flap.

I haven't seen anything that addresses this, so I am starting to think it's me. The bugs are usually out when I'm walking so I would most likely not need it, but you might.

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