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Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 3 DP Tent

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    Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 3 DP Tent

    The Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 3 DP tent is for serious backcountry users. It's lightweight, strong and durable—and fly-first pitching lets you set up in the rain while keeping the tent dry.

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    Item # 846937

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    • 2 doors with double-slider zippers and mesh panels combine with 2 generously sized vestibules, making it comfortable for 3 people to store gear and move in and out
    • Dry-entry vestibules prevent water from dripping inside tent when vestibule is open; welded vestibule flap construction is lightweight and helps keep the inside dry
    • Light yet strong, DAC Featherlite® NSL poles are anodized without the use of harmful acids
    • Thoughtful design, taping and welding technology combine to make this tent watertight off the shelf—no seam sealing required
    • Superlight ripstop nylon rainfly has outer silicone coating for additional strength, water repellency and reduced stretch in wet conditions
    • Off-ground perimeter floor features double-stitched, folded seams that absorb stress and prevent the floor fabric from stretching or weakening
    • SVX clear fly window lets in light and offers a view to the outside
    • Mesh pockets help keep tent organized; hang loops allow you to add your own gear loft
    • Reflective guyout loops, starter points and zipper pulls enhance nighttime setup and visibility
    • As a convenient option, poles and rainfly can be set up with just the footprint to create a lightweight shelter
    • Includes Skyledge 3 DP footprint
    • Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 3 DP also comes with stuff sacks, aluminum stakes/guyline and owner's manual

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    Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 3 DP Tent Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    3-season
    3-person
    4 lbs. 2 oz.
    1.88 kilograms
    2 lbs. 9 oz.
    4 lbs. 9 oz.
    7 x 22 inches
    88 x 58 inches
    224 x 147 centimeters
    38 square feet
    12 square feet
    45 inches
    114 centimeters
    2 doors
    3
    Aluminum DAC Featherlite NSL
    8 millimeters
    20-denier polyester mesh
    70-denier coated nylon taffeta
    20-denier coated ripstop nylon
    Freestanding
    Seasons
    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
    Design type

    Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 3 DP Tent

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    Rated 4.75/5 based on 4 reviews
    Rated 4out of5
    by frompricey and cramped It's a bit roomy two person tent - not a three person. As others said, do the math ; you can't fit two reguar width sleeping pads inside. The footprint material is super-noisy, that will keep everyone around you awake all night, if you are a fidgy sleeper. If they would fix the footprint material and make it at least 62 inches wide, it would be a winner
    Date published: 2013-09-02
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromtop notch tent I have owned this tent for a little over two years and have used it many times in a variety of conditions across the Midwest and Rockies. I've taken it backcountry camping, where its lightness is a great asset, especially considering its size. It is also my go-to tent for car camping with family. The tent is extremely easy to set up and very quick to do so. The fly is spacious and creates great sized vestibules. While the vestibules need to be anchored to work, I have not been in a position where I have been unable to rig a way to get the fly and vestibules to anchor; sometimes using heavy rocks etc where the tent was on solid rock. The tent is a snug 3 person fit, but it can be done. Most importantly, this tent has proven to be 100% waterproof. Amazingly waterproof actually. Most recently, over the 2013 4th of July holiday, the tent was subjected to 3+ days of non-stop driving rain or mist and moderate winds. Zero water entered the tent during the entire time. If I were to suggest one flaw in the tent that could improve the performance if it were changed, I would encourage Mountain Hardware to change the fabric or construction on the baffles that cover the zippers on the fly. The fabric is very lightweight and thin. When it gets wet it becomes very pliant and has a profound tendency to get sucked really deeply into the zipper. Even paying really close attention to how you operate the zipper doesn't always seem to keep it from getting sucked into it. I've ripped the baffle twice on seperate occasions because the fabric has gotten sucked in so far and tightly. And of course, it only happens when it is raining buckets and thus my attempts to get it unstuck are hurried and less careful than they would otherwise be. At any rate, I've had the baffle fabric patched both times and the tent rebounds just fine. A slightly stiffer fabric would solve this problem, but that observation is super knit-picky. This tent is fantastic and I recommend it often!
    Date published: 2013-07-07
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromZero Regrets I concur and confirm the "pros" that Northwest StratoVolcano has aptly described. I have owned this tent for three years now. It has battled EXTREME winds in the country of Mongolia multiple times -- no contest; Skyledge wins. It has endured flooding conditions in the US Midwest -- again no contest; we stayed bone dry. It has been pitched in the exposed high country of Colorado and Mongolia on single digit nights; again the Skyledge wins; we were warm and toasty with minimal condensation. I often camp in extreme conditions, and I really appreciate that the fly is TRULY full coverage. The fly extends out over the tub of the tent completely all the around. So the elements stay out. I have had no problems with the zipper baffles as Volcano has described, and I have used the tent in very wet weather. I think the only concern I might have with this tent is using it in warm humid climates on humid, rainy nights. I am thinking of places like Georgia. It does not have vents in the top of the fly, so it may battle condensation in those conditions, but I don't know. I would definitely test it in these conditions if I lived in the South. There are ways to vent the tent by unzipping the vestibule zippers on both sides from the top when they are zipped closed to the bottom (dual zippers). I have gotten some good air flow doing this. Awesome tent. A bit pricey for sure, but WELL worth the investment. Zero regrets.
    Date published: 2013-07-27
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromGreat all around tent This is a great tent. It is light, yet roomy. The fly completely covers the tent (down to the ground), which makes it water tight. It is very stable in the wind. I like the windows. For me, the two doors and two vestibules are critical as they provide easy access, excellent cross ventilation, and lots of room for gear, dogs, etc. I have used this in hot humid conditions and the ventilation is excellent. Set up is super quick and easy. We also own the Drifter, and this is much nice tent (but also more expensive). Mountain Hardware is making great stuff.
    Date published: 2013-10-05

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