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EV™ 2

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OU9652

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The perfect balance of space, strength and compactness in single-walled expedition tents. Built to endure the extreme conditions of high-altitude expeditions, the EV2 is strengthened and stabilized by Mountain Hardwear’s Evolution Tension Arch™. Integrated vestibule provides adjoining storage and food-prep area outside of main living space.
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Style# 1541271
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  • Weight: - 5 lb. 4 oz. / 2.37 kg. -
  • Reviewers rated this product: - True to Size -
  • Tent Capacity: - 2 -
  • Good For: - Alpine Climbing -

Summary

The perfect balance of space, strength and compactness in single-walled expedition tents. Built to endure the extreme conditions of high-altitude expeditions, the EV2 is strengthened and stabilized by Mountain Hardwear’s Evolution Tension Arch™. Integrated vestibule provides adjoining storage and food-prep area outside of main living space.

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  • Industry leading DAC Featherlight NSL® poles
  • Proprietary Evolution Tension Arch™ stabilizes tent using fewer poles
  • Designed with 'integrated vestibule' to allow space for boots and other items near door while still maintaining living space
  • 5 welded adjustable zippered vents with mesh and canopy panels allows versatile ventilation options
  • SVX windows for a brighter interior and visibility of exterior conditions
  • Color coded webbing at stake out points for easy pole set up
  • Multiple guy out points with self-equalizing guy out anchors on side walls
  • Welded zipper flaps and watertight door zipper construction
  • Watertight snow port in floor allows an exit point for accumulated frost/snow
  • Reflective guy-out loops and zipper pulls are easy to see at night
  • Gear can be stored off the floor using internal mesh pockets or an accessory gear loft (sold separately)
  • Optional triangular gear loft stows gear off the floor (sold separately)
  • Optional floor footprint available
  • Guy out line and line tensioners included
  • Imported

Materials

  • Pole Type: Paleria 'DAC Featherlight™ NSL
  • Fabric Tent Floor: 70D Nylon 190T Taffeta 10000mm Ether Type PU FR (Tent)

Measurements

  • Apparel Fit: Equipment
  • Weight Packed: 5 lb. 4 oz. / 2.37 kg.
  • Weight Minimum: 4 lb. 10 oz. / 2.10 kg.
  • Tent Capacity: 2
  • Number of Poles: 3
  • Number of Doors: 1
  • Number of Vestibules: 0
  • Height Interior: 41" / 104 cm
  • Length Packed: 18 in / 46 cm
  • Diameter Packed: 6 in / 15 cm
  • Tent Floor Area: 33 sq. ft. / 3.1 m2
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Reviews

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Handles the wind I used the EV2 on a recent trip to Mt. Rainier for the first time last week. We made camp at Ingraham Flats just as the sun was going down and the wind was picking up. Even though other tents around me were being nearly blown over and flapping around all night, the EV2 was rock solid and kept me warm and safe. July 26, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Not as wet as people say. I live and hunt on Kodiak Island, AK and weather gets rough here, so I was looking for a tent to stand up to aggressive weather, no matter what. I'd used a MH Annapurna for years, but it's heavy and takes a while to set up in the dark, wind and rain. I'd read all the reviews about this tent being wet with condensation and just miserable to be in unless you're in sub-zero and high wind. It wasn't that bad. I used it all year long from late summer, through winter and it never "rained" inside the tent like you see on a couple of the YouTube reviews of the tent. This is a mountaineering tent and in that regard I'm sure it's perfect. But for lower elevation backpacking and hunting, it does really well too. I'm not a minimalist and chose the tent for weight, pack size and ease of set up. And for each of those, the tent is excellent. The tent is up in a couple minutes and I can throw everything inside to stay dry while I'm setting it up in rain or snow. Two poles, and it's up. For the moisture, even in warm temps with 100% humidity and rain/fog, it was manageable with a small camp rag to wipe down if it got bad. The key is ventilation. Set the tent up with the front vents right into the wind to keep airflow going. I also made longer struts for the vents to hold them open further than MH designed. With proper set up and working with the vents, the tent is dry enough for me to be comfortable in. My Annapurna, which is a double wall, got condensation in it too and this tent isn't significantly worse. Some condensation on the walls, but my gear wasn't soggy or wet. But if you must have bone dry conditions, this tent isn't for you. It's a compromise. I'm a big guy, and I think the tent is a perfect one-man shelter when carrying a load of gear, a hunting weapon and when you may be stuck in shelter for a day or two due to weather and tent becomes home. I'd love to have a vestibule on it, but I get by without it. For me, the ease of set up under harsh conditions, weight and strength all outweigh the bit of moisture I get inside. It's a niche tent for sure, but used properly the moisture isn't detrimental. March 14, 2015
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