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SuperMegaUL™ 2


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Our lightest 2-person backpacking tent at just over two pounds. Designed for going fast and light without compromising weather protection, strength or vestibule storage space.
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Features & Specs

  • Weight: - 2 lb. 7 oz. / 1.11 kg. -
  • Reviewers rated this product: - Fits Slightly Small -
  • Tent Capacity: - 2 -
  • Good For: - Backpacking / Hiking -


Our lightest 2-person backpacking tent at just over two pounds. Designed for going fast and light without compromising weather protection, strength or vestibule storage space.


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  • Industry leading DAC Featherlight™ NSL poles
  • Super lightweight fabrics designed in every aspect to be as lightweight as possible but to still deliver solid protection from the elements.
  • Guaranteed watertight construction with fully taped fly, taped perimeter seam, welded corners and welded guy clip anchors.
  • One Dry entry vestibule for added storage and convenience.
  • Truly free standing light weight geometry and design.
  • Welded zipper flap construction is lighter and drier than a sewn flap
  • Mesh pockets for interior storage
  • Super-light buckles and webbing reduce tent weight
  • Imported


  • Pole Type: Paleria 'DAC Featherlight™ NSL
  • Fabric Fly: 10D Nylon 800-1200mm PU
  • Fabric Canopy: 15D Nylon Ripstop FR;15D Poly Knit Mesh
  • Fabric Tent Floor: 30D Nylon Ripstop 2000 mm Ether Type PU/SIL FR


  • Apparel Fit: Equipment
  • Weight Packed: 2 lb. 7 oz. / 1.11 kg.
  • Weight Minimum: 2 lb. 2 oz. / 0.98 kg.
  • Weight Pitch Light: 1 lb. 10 oz. / 733 g.
  • Tent Capacity: 2
  • Number of Poles: 2
  • Number of Doors: 1
  • Number of Vestibules: 1
  • Height Interior: 36" / 91 cm
  • Length Packed: 22 in / 56 cm
  • Diameter Packed: 5 in / 13 cm
  • Tent Floor Area: 27 sq. ft. / 2.5 m2
  • Tent Vestibule Area: 6 sq ft / 0.6 sq m


Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 33 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome Light weight & breathable Tent I love this tents airflow, I sleep hot, so this works well for me. With the mesh sides and top, it makes it easy to see the stars all night. I wish that the bottom side panels were up another foot, for sleeping privacy and water puddles splash :) As with many 2 persons tents, I have tried it a few times and unless you have smaller pads it was tight. I use it for myself and my pack, and it works great for that. One thing I wish would be different is the angle as you are getting out, there is a pole that almost always stabs me in the back unless you stay low. This tent is so lightweight and sets up in a small spot, looks good out there and does its job, allowing me to sleep in nature! September 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tiny but strong Broke this baby in on the Kesugi Ridge in Denali State Park, AK the first week of September. My sister and I were cozy but comfortable for a few nights together, though I wouldn't want to share for too much longer than that, it's a typical UL 2 person (I think they like to count your pack as the 2nd person, not another human). The second night out we pitched camp just before it started down pouring and the rain didn't let up for almost 12 hours. Had no problems with getting wet, though you have to make sure to pitch the fly out far enough from the tent, because you can get a decent amount of condensation under the fly if you're in there for awhile. Can't wait to see what other adventures it can handle! September 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best Lightweight Tent I've ever owned... I love this tent...my gal and I have over 200 miles on the trail already this year and have spent every night in this bad boy! It's light and it's durable (we have dogs that go with us). It lives up to the Mountain Hardware reputation of quality and functionality. The only negative we've experienced is a zipper malfunction. The company promptly replaced the tent with no questions asked! July 29, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by 5 days hike Bought this product few days before going to a 5 days hike with my wife (In southern Oregon section of PCT). Tent is easy to assemble (First night 10-15 min, 5 min after). I loved the smart poles and way they are coming as one unit. I also like the light weight. Had also used the canopy. The tent kept us dry in a short rain, kept the mosquitos out and kept us warm at night. My only complain is size. It is TOO SMALL for two persons. Only couples can fit and even then gear need to stay out. I definitely recommend this product under the size restriction. it is ideal for single hiker and will have plenty of space for gear too July 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very well built tent I wanted a lightweight tent for 1 to 6 day hiking trips. I researched ultralight tents and finally decided on the Mountain Hardwear UL2. I am 6'1", 170 lbs and wanted a tent to fit me and my backpack. This one works perfectly. It is just long enough for me in a long sized bag. The width allows me to keep my backpack and any other gear inside. I tested it out on the Appalachian Trail and it worked perfectly. May 19, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Incredible! First off, understand that this tent is small. It's really just a big one man, so if you like space, don't buy it. If you don't mind the squeeze, then this tent is the best out there. It's unreal how small it packs down and how light it is. Do yourself a favor and go for it; you won't regret it. May 7, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Just what I wanted I am very happy with this tent, I bought it in January as a 4 season. Condensation: I would highly recommend it to anyone that is looking to avoid condensation through the night. Though impossible, this tent does the best with its open first wall. Set up: Single T style pole makes for an easy construct, Fly is snug and low to reduce catching wind. If you so choose you can offset the fly in the direction of the wind to further reduce draft. Only concern with set up is initial exposure to the rain before the fly is atop (Plan Ahead). Weight: So light I thought I forgot it. Stakes: After reading a previous review I purchased ultralight stakes with the tent, personally I found them unnecessary as the stakes provided are adequate and light. Beyond that I purchased snow anchors from Mountain Hardwear which I would highly recommend if going in deep snow. Size: A snug 2 is perfect in the winter, important to keep in mind that this tent tapers down by your feet and full sized pads may overlap. Room for a pack or 2 pairs of shoes/boots under the fly. Durability: I have not used it enough to really say anything meaningful here but as is custom with most tents a footprint is advised. 3 Season/4 Season: I am using this in the Colorado Rockies at ~11,000 feet in sub zero temperatures. Without a doubt it is 4 Season ready. April 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Across Alaska I have used this tent extensively throughout various ranges in Alaska for the last several years. Most recently it housed me during a ten day Wrangell Mountain sheep hunt, during which I experienced extreme wind, rain, snow, bugs, and everything else Alaska has to offer. The tent performed flawlessly. The weight-to-strength ratio of this tent is the best I've seen. It's also very well vented so condensation is not an issue and rain cannot penetrate. I initially questioned the durability and longevity of the tent but it still has several years left in it despite heavy usage. The sizing runs small for a two person but I have had my wife with me in the tent for several overnight trips and it's been fine (it would get cramped for a multi-night trip). This is without question my go-to ultralight tent - I'll take it over a tarp any day. January 18, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Light, solid, dry, perfect for one! I hiked the entire PCT with this tent and it held up in high winds, rain and thunderstorms. Never a drop of water inside, never a tear, never a bent pole! Ok, mice and chipmunks chewed their way in now and then, but I don't think any force in the universe can keep them out :P A rounded piece of quality duct-tape on either side of the netting closes the holes after their occasional visits, but then again, they'll just chew new ones next time. This so-called 2-person version is 4 oz heavier than the single person version, but it SO nice with the extra space! Having my pack inside the tent, spreading all my stuff around me. Totally worth 4 oz! It's a tent for laying down - only munchkins could sit comfortably inside. I never missed sitting though, and perfected the art of preparing and eating any meal from the comfort of my sleeping bag. The real trick here is staying awake while eating :) To sell this as a 2-person tent is a joke shared with most other tent-makers in the world. Personally I'd say that a tent should fit 2 regular sleeping pads to be called a 2 person tent. A couple in love would fit if they cut their sleeping pads in a V-shape (or one of them settled for a half-length pad), but in most scenarios this is a comfortable tent for one, a short-term solution for a couple in love or an emergency shelter for 3 people. 4 pegs is all the tent needs to stand firm, even in heavy weather. I bought titanium pegs separately since I find the aluminum pegs that comes with the tent overly solid and heavy. The tent performs best parked with the rear to the wind, but even then the poles sometimes flex during heavy gusts, letting the tent fold down on me. This isn't unusual for an ultra-light tent - it actually performs better in heavy weather than others I've used, but for a good nights sleep on a stormy night, one really has to find a little natural shelter from the wind before pitching the tent. This tent always kept me dry though, even when folding down in heavy rainstorms, even when exposed on mountain tops and ridges, rain, hail and turbulent winds shaking the tent like a giant hand for hours. Once I even met hikers heading back to civilization the day after a storm with torn tents and wet sleeping bags. That really cemented my faith in this tent. Get the footprint as well. It's sold separately, even though I doubt the bottom of the tent would survive long without it, but with the footprint it seems to live forever, so who knows? The footprint is also perfect for cowboy-camping on those clear, mellow, bug-free nights. An amazing tent in the ultra-light class! January 5, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great tent but not sure about durability I've taken this tent out twice now for some overnight trips. Once alone, once with another person. Two people in this tent is tight. If you needed to have all your gear in the tent or under cover, well that's going to be uncomfortable. The tent functioned great and I am very happy with the weight. My primary concern is the long-term durability of the seam around the zipper and the zipper itself. I probably would have accepted another couple ounces of total weight just to beef this area up, where it take the most recurring mechanical stress. I want to re-iterate that it is fine so far and has not failed but it looks to be a point of trouble down the line with a couple more years of wear and tear. I'm generally really careful with gear but I'm going to be extra careful with the zipper. October 8, 2014
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