Verified Buyer Reviewed by oldmanadrift from Colorado on Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Midgard P2 Tent
Heavy duty all around! built to handle snow wind and rain (when fully guyed out). The floor is heavier duty than my other 4 tents. I set it up in my yard the day before a very heavy, wet spring snow. When I shoveled the walks it was the heaviest, wettest snow I had ever seen in Denver CO. Five inches of that snow pushed the rain-fly down a little but the tent still stood proud and was dry inside.
My personal experience is that the number of people a manufacture says a tent should house must be divided by two! So I find the Midgard to be a perfect one-person tent. It is tight for 2 people.
The 10 stakes that are required for the tent floor plus 2 more for the front and 1 for the rear vestibules are provided as the minimum number to erect the tent. An additional 16 stakes (not provided by Marmot) are required to fully guy out the fly. Marmot only provides 4 additional guy stakes and they are throwaway aluminum wire stakes, totally inadequate for the task.
In warm weather you could use the tent without the rain-fly but only if no moisture is expected because the fabric above the floor is not at all water resistant!
This is a heavy tent that is large to pack which will put off some backpackers. Since I camp from of a 17 foot sea kayak, the weight and size of the Midgard P2 is not a big concern. These tents are on closeout and may not be available for long, better get one soon.
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