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  • 4-person, freestanding Lynx Pass has an extra large oval doors to facilitate easy entry and exit; combi-pole diameters increase spaciousness around head and shoulder area
  • 2 vestibule doors with vertical zippers can be staked out as a shade using your trekking poles, trekking poles not included
  • Hubbed pole design and color-coded poles, grommet webbing and buckles make setup simple
  • Lightweight and strong DAC® pole system with press-fit connectors and lightweight hubs uses an anodization process without harsh acids
  • DAC poles are made from TH72M aluminum, offering improved durability and the latest advancement in lightweight tent poles
  • Fly is made of durable ripstop nylon with a waterproof polyurethane coating; floor is made from durable ripstop polyester with a waterproof polyurethane coating
  • Tent body is lightweight polyester mesh and durable, breathable ripstop polyester; vestibule door zippers feature protective stormflaps
  • Plastic clips attach the tent body to the pole frame for a quick and easy setup
  • All seams taped with waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane tape (no PVC or VOCs)
  • Reflective guyline and stakeouts increase nighttime visibility
  • Interior mesh pockets organize gear; gear loft loops included to add your own gear loft or mini lantern, both not included
  • Save weight and create a minimalist shelter by using just the rainfly, footprint (sold separately), poles and stakes
  • Includes stuff sacks, stakes and guyline
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Big Agnes Lynx Pass 4 Tent - 2012 Closeout Specs
Specification
Description
Best use
Backpacking
3-season
4-person
7 lbs. 9 oz.
3.43 kilograms
5 lbs. 10 oz.
8 lbs. 4 oz.
9 x 21 inches
96 x 86 inches
249 x 218 centimeters
57.5 square feet
17 + 17 square feet
52 inches
132 centimeters
2 doors
2 hubbed pole sets
DAC Aluminum Press-Fit Combi
9.0 / 9.5 millimeters
Ripstop polyester/polyester mesh
Coated ripstop polyester
Coated ripstop nylon
Freestanding tent
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

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Rated 3.75/5 based on 4 reviews
Rated 3out of5
by fromIt's not bad Setup was a breeze. The liner, tent and rain fly snaps together and tent was up in 5 minutes. Camped with my wife and 2 kids in Jedediah Smith Redwood state park and there was just enough room. There were lots of condensation collected on the inside of the fly. there is a about 6 inches from the ground in the tent. i can feel the wind blowing in from the gap at the bottom of the fly through this vent.
Date published: 2013-04-03
Rated 4out of5
by fromSolid, Well Built Tent! Used this tent for an over-niter in the Weminuche Wilderness. I wanted to get a feel for how it would perform in colder temps before the weather gets nice. It did great! It's a little bulky for backpacking, but the trade-off is a huge tent. Very roomy. The tent seems, corners, and material are quality, only gripe is that the vestibule zippers are all but impossible to open from the inside. They snag on the zipper cover constantly, which can definitely cause a few choice words to float to the tip of your tongue. To end on a positive note: the tent performed top notch throughout a windy, about 15-20 mph, night with the temps getting down to about 17-18 degrees.
Date published: 2013-03-17
Rated 4out of5
by fromGreat tent So I have only set his up in the back yard so far but my initial impression is a good one. It is pretty easy to set up (even by myself I was able to set it up easily). I like the two door and two vestibule design. Being able to set up the one vestibule with trekking poles is a nice feature. It is really not that heavy or bulky for its capacity and it fits in My Osprey Aether 85 easily. Ventilation seems like it might have some issues since most of the mesh is at the top and the doors are mostly covered with a this strip of mesh at the top and bottom. This seems like it might be good for the rain so you could leave the vestibule open and still be dry inside. Some things I noticed that are a little difficult. If you are using the tent with the footprint which I really recommend it is hard to align the tent and foot print as one side is slightly shorter then the other. To make this more simple I took some colored zip ties and attached them to the stake straps on both the foot print and the tent. Now I just have to match green to green and red to red. REI does this with their tents and it makes it so easy to get things lined up quickly. Also if you are going to use your trekking poles with the fly you NEED to bring some extra cord and stakes to keep it up. They will not stand on their own. Even just some extra cord and some carabiners would work if you tied the cords to some trees. This seems like a solid tent and a great add to my gear for bigger group backpacking tents.
Date published: 2013-03-13
Rated 4out of5
by fromWhat a Great Tent... Took this tent to the beach for a weekend camping trip at Padre Island, TX. Worked out great. Perfectly roomy for my wife and I plus our two very active kids. We are able to fit a queen and twin size air mattress inside perfectly. We had steady winds around 18-24 mph with an occasional gust. After staking the fly down nice and tight, the thing didn't move at all. No rain, but it looks like it can take a beating. Like that it has pockets in all the corners top and bottom, big doors, and mesh top for stargazing. It packs nice and small (for car camping - I wouldn't hike with it). The pole setup is pretty neat once you figure it out. Don't like the zippers. The door zippers have a tendency to get stuck and one door popped (although it was a simple fix). Also, the vestibule door that allows you to use with poles is hard to unzip from the inside since it has two zippers that from from top to bottom. Overall, this is a great tent. I purchased it at 50% off, so I feel like I got a great deal.
Date published: 2013-03-06

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