I'll keep it

Reviewed by Kate from Maine on Monday, June 22, 2015
I tested this tent out this weekend on a kayak camping trip and liked it pretty well. It would be a bit heavy for backpackers, I think, but it was a fine size for packing into a dry sack on the kayak. It had a larger footprint than some, but the vestibule space that that provided was handy. I've seen tents that were easier set-up, but it took about a minute longer, if that, than my friend's tent which didn't have the sleeve feeds for the poles. There is plenty of room for two average sized adults and some gear, and I like the way the fly can be accessed through the two doors (one review mentioned being able to reach out and pull the fly down from a half up position, and though I didn't try that, I can see how it would be really easy to secure it from inside). The only thing that I wasn't crazy about was the way the fly doors unzip. We woke up in the rain, and upon unzipping the fly door, some water came splashing in. They are at an angle and that left us exposed to the rain more than I would like. Next time I'll bat the water off before opening the door.
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