REI Co-op Arete ASL 2 Tent - 2018

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With a 4-pole design that increases both living and storage space, the REI Co-op Arete ASL 2 tent has plenty of room to weather out the storm in comfort. It adapts easily to a variety of climates.

  • Features

    • 4-pole design increases structural stability for dependable all-season use, and increases both internal living and storage space
    • Large door makes it easier to get in and out
    • Wide vestibule provides sheltered storage space for gear
    • Adjustable vents creates cross-flow ventilation that releases condensation
    • Dead End pole sleeves and color coding make setup quick
    • Adapts to a variety of seasons and climates: Inner tent is fully closeable, with zippered panels that cover the mesh panels and vents
    • Unzipped vestibule overhangs tent door so the rain stays outside
    • Multiple storage options include corner pockets, roof pockets and hang loops; use the door pocket to hold door out of the way or for storage
    • 40-denier nylon rainfly is lightweight yet strong, reducing sagging in damp conditions
    • No-wick welded construction ensures that moisture won't sneak through susceptible areas, such as guyout points, pole wraps and zippers
    • Reflective trims and detailing help spotting of tent guylines at night
    • Vestibule stake-out loops can accommodate skis or split boards
    • Comes with guylines and tighteners, stakes, pole and stake bags, pole repair tube and lightweight stuff sack
    • Made with solution-dyed mesh to reduce water and energy use in manufacturing; mesh also meets bluesign® criteria
    • Footprint not included


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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use



    3 - 4-season

    Sleeping Capacity


    Minimum Trail Weight

    5 lbs. 10 oz.

    Packaged Weight

    6 lbs. 5 oz.

    Packed Size

    6 x 6 x 20 inches

    Floor Dimensions

    88 x 57/60/44 (L x W head/shoulder/foot) inches

    Floor Area

    32.9 square feet

    Vestibule Area

    8.7 square feet

    Peak Height

    43 inches

    Number of Doors

    1 door

    Number of Poles


    Pole Material

    DAC NSL aluminum and DAC PF aluminum

    Canopy Fabric


    Floor Fabric

    Nylon taffeta

    Rainfly Fabric

    Nylon ripstop

    Footprint Included


    Design Type



    Contains materials that meet the bluesign® criteria

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