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    REI Half Dome 2 Plus Tent

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

    • $219.00

    Item # 845481

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    • 2 side doors and 2 vestibules offer easy access and generous storage; 4 vents ensure the tent stays well ventilated
    • Plus sizing provides more room with an extended floor plan; it's 10 in. longer and 4 in. wider than the standard REI Half Dome 2
    • 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
    • Hybrid floor combines sealed seams and bathtub curves to create a waterproof floor that stays taut for easy door zipper operation and to maximize volume at end walls
    • Multiple storage options include corner pockets, roof pockets and hang loops; additional pockets do double duty as gear storage and stash spots for the doors
    • 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
    • REI Half Dome 2 Plus Tent comes with guylines with tighteners, stakes and pole repair tube; tapered, compression stuff sack, pole- and stake bags
    • 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 Plus Tent Specs
    Best use
    5 lbs. 12 oz.
    2.6 kilograms
    4 lbs. 5 oz.
    6 lbs. 6 oz.
    7 x 21 inches
    98 x 56 inches
    249 x 142 centimeters
    38.1 square feet
    10.2 + 10.2 square feet
    42 inches
    106 centimeters
    2 doors
    DAC Pressfit aluminum
    8.5 / 9 / 11.1 millimeters
    40-denier ripstop nylon / 20D nylon mesh
    70-denier nylon taffeta
    75-denier polyester taffeta
    Sleeping capacity
    Minimum trail weight
    Minimum trail weight - metric
    Fly / footprint pitch weight
    Packaged weight
    Packed size
    Floor dimensions
    Floor dimensions - metric
    Floor area
    Vestibule area
    Peak height
    Peak height - metric
    Number of doors
    Number of poles
    Pole material
    Pole diameter
    Canopy fabric
    Floor fabric
    Rainfly fabric
    Footprint included
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    REI Half Dome 2 Plus Tent

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    Rated 4.604/5 based on 101 reviews
    Rated 3out of5
    by fromGreat ...if it is not strong wind This is a great tent, I was particularly impressed with a lot of space inside this tent. It is easy to set up and pack together. But it is not designed to withstand mild to strong wind. I slept in it in a considerable wind recently and the tents sides slap in the tent all night so I did not sleep much and I was worried if the tents pole would break. I did not fasten the inner tent down so when I took the rainfly of the next day then the inner tent flew away !
    Date published: 2014-07-02
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromWorked great on the JMT Worked great in heavy wind, hail & rain for 3 days on the JMT. Set up in 5 minutes, fly worked well and kept rain out. Condensation built up over night, but that's what a 4 season tent is for. Only downside is this tent packs pretty bulky and is a bit on the heavy side. Bang for the buck you can't beat it. REI makes quality gear.
    Date published: 2013-07-31
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromNice tent, easy setup and roomy I haven't had the opportunity to test it in the rain yet, but providing it does well there, I found this to be a great tent.
    Date published: 2013-06-19
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromStayed in the tent two nights, no rain I have used the tent once since I have owned it. I was impressed with it's roominess and ease of entry. It is not a minimalist tent, more a comfort tent in a two person size. I use this tent for kayak trips where weight is less of an issue. I would a lighter tent for backpacking. Construction looks good. Have not had it in the rain.
    Date published: 2013-06-19
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat little tent Plenty of room for one or two sleeping bags and gear. Lots of headroom too. The fly gives good coverage for both entrances as well. The only drawback I see is that it's tricky to take down in the rain without getting a lot of water inside - maybe that's an art that takes some practice.
    Date published: 2013-06-27
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromSo far so good Tent is extremely easy to set up. fly also goes on easily. it's a small tent, so definitely best for a couple. I'd recommend spending the extra $ for the "plus", as it's just enough room for two people and some gear. Losing that extra bit of space with just the Half Dome 2 would make it a really tight fit. My only complaint so far is that the ventilation isn't all that great. i had to unzip the doors completely to get any sort of a cross-breeze to cool down the tent. Fortunately, there were no bugs, but that won't always be the case...
    Date published: 2013-08-13
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromSpacious Comfort Plenty of room for 2 big people and gear. My friends have both the Regular and Plus Tents and after several backpacking trips I was up to replace my gear. I did shop around but came back to the Half Dome Plus. Splitting the extra pound of weight is well worth the comfort factor. Just used it on a fishing trip by myself and it is easy to set up solo.
    Date published: 2013-07-21
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromEasy to set up Bought this for my son to take backpacking with his Scout troop to Colorado. Then, I used it for a week long canoeing trip to Canada. It is lightweight, easy to set up and kept me dry in when it rained. Don't know about wind because I didn't encounter any significant wind on my trip.
    Date published: 2013-07-17

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