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    REI Half Dome 2 Tent

    Lightweight, weather worthy and strong for 3-season use, the REI Half Dome 2 backpacking tent offers generous headroom, storage and easy access for 2. See details

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    Lightweight, weather worthy and strong for 3-season use, the REI Half Dome 2 backpacking tent offers generous headroom, storage and easy access for 2.

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    Lightweight, weather worthy and strong for 3-season use, the REI Half Dome 2 backpacking tent offers generous headroom, storage and easy access for 2.

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    Lightweight, weather worthy and strong for 3-season use, the REI Half Dome 2 backpacking tent offers generous headroom, storage and easy access for 2.

    • 2 side doors and 2 vestibules offer easy access and personalized storage for each occupant; 4 vents ensure the tent stays well ventilated
    • Rectangular floor plan optimizes usable space and allows comfortable sleeping shoulder-to-shoulder or head-to-toe
    • Color-coded poles and pole clips ensure an easy setup
    • Advanced frame design combines DAC® Pressfit poles with a unique dual-hub architecture to provide area-wide headroom with nearly vertical side and end walls
    • Exclusive Tension Truss architecture leverages bound seams to provide low-weight structural stability and to increase interior volume
    • 4 adjustable, high-level ceiling vents mitigate condensation by drawing cool air under the fly and exhausting warm, moist air
    • Waterproof floor with sealed seams has bathtub curves that stay taut for easy door zipper operation and maximize volume at end walls
    • Multiple storage options include corner pockets, roof pockets and hang loops; additional stuff pockets hold doors out of the way and do double duty as storage
    • Shape and position of tent door zippers allow for smooth, 1-hand operation; vestibule zipper can be opened more or less to fine tune weather protection and ventilation
    • Polyester rainfly holds a consistently taut pitch, is durable and resists UV degradation
    • No-wick welded construction ensures that moisture won't sneak through susceptible areas, such as guy-out points, pole wraps and zippers
    • Includes guylines with tighteners, stakes and pole repair tube; tapered, easy-to-stuff compression stuff sack, pole- and stake bags keep everything organized
    • Save weight and create a minimalist shelter by using just the rainfly, footprint (sold separately), poles and stakes


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    REI Half Dome 2 Tent Specs
    Best use
    5 lbs. 2 oz.
    2.32 kilograms
    3 lbs. 13 oz.
    5 lbs. 10 oz.
    6 x 21 inches
    88 x 52 inches
    223 x 132 centimeters
    31.8 square feet
    7.9 + 7.9 square feet
    40 inches
    101 centimeters
    2 doors
    DAC aluminum
    8.5 / 8.7 / 11.1 millimeters
    40-denier ripstop nylon / 20D nylon mesh
    70-denier nylon taffeta
    75-denier polyester taffeta
    Freestanding tent
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    Minimum trail weight
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    Fly / footprint pitch weight
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    Vestibule area
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    Number of poles
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    Rainfly fabric
    Footprint included
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    REI Half Dome 2 Tentis rated4.5429out of5by70.
    Rated4out of5byfromGood!I love this tent but the only problem is that the water insulations is geting out so I believe if I get a strong rain, I will be very wet. Is it possible to recover it with this kind of "plastic" that are peeling out? Or is it possible to buy just the rainfly?
    Date published: 2014-04-21
    Rated4out of5byfromFirst time outFirst time out with the Half Dome on a backpacking trip in the Angeles; 9mi. rt 1600elev gain. Did not use rainfly. The tent has incredible 360deg views and is a breeze to pitch. It was comfy in 30degF weather. Pretty light, even with rainfly -a friend suggested leaving it out to gain 1-2lbs. if you are 100% of the weather. Ultralight material.
    Date published: 2014-04-18
    Rated4out of5byfromGreat tentThis is a great tent. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a versatile tent. I used it in early April when we had very high wind gusts (up to 40 mph) and cold temperatures (22 deg F). It performed great with just the 2 guide lines that I used. I had 2 slight issues with the tent that are easily corrected. It does not include stakes for the guide lines and for someone my size it is a little difficult to climb in and out. I can buy a few more stakes and I should lose some weight. I use the 2 person version as a single person tent and use the second vestibule as a closet for my stuff. Easy to setup and take down. You can also set up the fly with the footprint (another great purchase) and then set up the tent on the inside. This feature is great on those rainy day and will keep the tent dry.
    Date published: 2014-04-18
    Rated5out of5byfromLove this thing!My fiance and I got this tent on sale last year, and we love it. It was tricky to set up the first time or two, but it doesn't take long at all to get the hang of it. You can put it up and take it down in just a couple of minutes, including the time it takes to stick it in the bag. We stay nice and warm in it, and have managed to fit three people in it with minimal discomfort. We also slept through a rain storm perfectly dry. In the interest of full disclosure, we're both pretty short, but we have plenty of room to stretch out.
    Date published: 2014-03-24
    Rated5out of5byfromAwesome tent for two peopleGreat design. Like I said it has an awesome vent system that opens up for hot weather and ways to tie the fly down tight to trap heat in for cold conditions. 2 person tent so it's obviously not the most spacious thing but has many pockets all throughout the inside for phones, lights, etc. fits. Queen size air bed exactly. For the price it's awesome. Happy camping!
    Date published: 2014-02-27
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat tentI cannot write enough good things about this tent. I've taken it on canoe trips, backpacking trips, I've even used for winter camping in -30 degree weather. Very sturdy and does well in bad weather. It's a great all around tent.
    Date published: 2014-02-20
    Rated4out of5byfromGood buy for the $Great for backpacking.
    Date published: 2014-02-06
    Rated4out of5byfromGreat tentThis tent is great but the pole design is a little complicated
    Date published: 2013-12-27

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