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  • Hybrid double/single wall design reduces weight and provides quick setup, even in the rain
  • Enjoy simple, speedy and dry setup with a single hubbed shockcorded pole frame; freestanding design can be pitched anywhere—no matter how impenetrable the surface
  • 15-in. integrated awning provides shade and moves the drip line away from the door
  • The Sierra Designs Lightning 2 UL Tent features a single door that saves weight; it's extra wide and large enough for 2 people to sit side by side
  • Gear closets store gear where it should be—away from the door; they can be closed or left open for additional venting, yet will stay dry in a rainstorm


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Best Use Backpacking
Seasons 3-season
Sleeping Capacity 2-person
Minimum Trail Weight 3 lbs. 7 oz.
Fly / Footprint Pitch Weight Not applicable
Packaged Weight 3 lbs. 14 oz.
Packed Size 6 x 16 inches
Floor Dimensions 86 x 56 (foot width) 44 inches
Floor Area 29.9 square feet
Vestibule Area 4.1 + 4.1 square feet
Peak Height 42.5 inches
Number of Doors 1 door
Number of Poles 1
Pole Material DAC aluminum NSL
Pole Diameter 9.0 millimeters
Canopy Fabric 20-denier nylon no-see-um mesh
Floor Fabric 40-denier ripstop nylon
Rainfly Fabric 30-denier ripstop nylon
Ultralight Yes
Design Type Freestanding
Minimum Trail Weight - Metric 1.55 kilograms
Floor Dimensions - Metric 218 x 142 (foot width) 111 centimeters
Peak Height - Metric 107 centimeters
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