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Marmot EarlyLight Tent - 2 Person, 3 Season

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$228.95
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Description

The Marmot Earlylight 2 Tent is a light and strong pole structure, excellent ventilation, a convenient door, and a roomy vestibule make the Earlylight an excellent value for first-time tent buyers and value-conscious backcountry veterans. Sturdy “jingle-free” nylon zipper pulls do their job without stirring up the natives!
  • Gear Loft and Footprint Included
  • DAC FeatherLite Poles - Provide Excellent Strength-to-Weight Ratio
  • Full Coverage Fly
  • Two Doors / Two Vestibules
  • Fly Vent for Moisture Dissipation - Adjustable flap for ventilation
  • Bare Bones Setup - Allows the Fly to be Used by Itself with Footprint to Make a Lightweight, Sturdy Shelter
  • Catenary Cut Floor - Fully Waterproof Floor with Taped Seams Lifted Off the Ground
  • Jingle-Free Nylon Zipper Pulls - Promote Undisturbed Sleep
  • Light-Reflective Points - To Find Your Tent At Night
  • Snag-Free Zipper Flap - Zip and Un-Zip Without Getting the Zipper Caught
  • Window Weld - Waterproof Window Construction Reduces Weight and Enhances Appearance
  • Specs

    Brand Marmot
    Weight 5 lb 5 oz
    Minimum Weight 4 lb 12 oz
    Oversize Details N/A
    Sleep Capacity 2 Person
    Floor Space 30 sq ft / 2.8 sq m
    Vestibule Space 11.5 sq ft / 1.1 sq m
    Max Inside Width 54 in / 127 cm
    Max Inside Length 88 in / 224 cm
    Head Height 39 in / 100 cm
    Packed Size 7 x 18 in / 17.8 x 45.7 cm
    Poles DAC Featherlite (3)
    Best Use Backpacking
    Body Material 68d 100% Polyester Ripstop,F/R
    Floor Material 70D Nylon PU, 3000mm
    Rainfly Material 68D Polyester Ripstop, 1800 mm Coating
    Doors 1
    Freestanding Yes
    Seam Taped Yes
    Seasons 3 Season
    Made in N/A
    Condition N/A

    Reviews

    Reviews For The Marmot EarlyLight Tent - 2 Person, 3 Season

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    Marmot Earlylight Tent - 2 Person, 3 Season
     
    4.4

    (based on 5 reviews)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to set up (4)
    • Comfortable (3)
    • Lightweight (3)
    • Waterproof (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backpacking (5)
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      4.0

      Great price for a very good tent

      By bykyrb

      from Orem, Utah

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lightweight
      • Waterproof

      Cons

      • Flimsy Construction
      • Poor Fly Design
      • Too Cramped

      Best Uses

      • Backpacking
      • Backyard

      Comments about EarlyLight Tent - 2 Person, 3 Season:

      I've only used this tent a couple of times, so I can't comment on the durability yet.

      It is very waterproof, and has good ventilation. With two people, I haven't had issues with condensation even in a rainstorm at 40F.

      This is an excellent price for a well-made tent with a lot of good features. The construction quality is very good. Of course, there are compromises to hit this price, the biggest of which is using polyester fabric instead of nylon. And of course don't expect silicone coating at this price. But the included poles are high-quality, and the pegs/stakes are actually pretty sturdy, and reasonably light. The stuff sacks leave a lot to be desired though - just sewn fabric ties, no drawstrings or cord pulls.

      I like this tent better than Marmot's LimeLight or TrailLight because it has enough solid material to provide privacy if not camping alone, but there is enough mesh to not be hot. The vents in the fly are very effective, and I like the two vestibules and doors to make getting in and out easy for two people, and storing gear out of the weather. I really like the double-wide pole clips. They distribute the pole tension to the fabric better than narrower clips used on other tents (including Marmot), which should help the durability and strength.

      I added reflective guy lines to all corners, which helps the stability. But the fly needs to attach to the poles with more than just one Velcro loop at each corner to really support the tent in moderate wind. I added loops of elastic cord to stake out the tie-outs on the two short sides of the fly, which keeps them tight and away from the tent without deforming the frame or fly (I got the idea from Terra Nova tents).

      This tent is a bit on the narrow side for me, which is typical of 2-person tents attempting to be light weight. You could fit one 25" wide and one standard 20" wide pad, but two 25" wide pads won't fit. The foot end is quite narrow if you want to store much clothing or gear inside the tent. But there are just enough storage pockets inside, and the included gear loft is handy to illuminate the tent or dry something out.

      All in all, this is the best deal on a tent I can think of. I am very happy with my purchase.

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      • No
       
      5.0

      Great tent great price

      By Wanderlust

      from Fort Bragg, Ca

      About Me Avid Adventurer

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      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Fly Works Well
      • Lightweight
      • Sturdy
      • Waterproof
      • Windproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Backpacking
        • Backyard
        • Beach
        • Car Camping
        • Cycle touring

        Comments about EarlyLight Tent - 2 Person, 3 Season:

        The price is AMAZING for something so darn good.
        Love this tent.
        You can use it with just the tent, or just the fly alone. Set up very easy, even in the dark during a good rain! Nice to be able to set up the fly first in the rain, than the tent under its cover. Well vented.
        We used this tent almost every night during our 71 day bicycle tour through Europe, late Sept. into early Nov. It kept us warm and dry through near gale winds and rain in Ireland, and Scotland, and warm through very heavy frost in France. It has since been on many other camping trips, and is still going strong.
        The only improvement I can think of is to give the fly a bit of an overhang at the vestibule doors, (yes, there are two) though no rain ever got in, we worried about it.
        The only thing I didn't like was the bright orange color, so we just bought the same tent in green.
        We explored other tents before we got our new green one, but this one is the same size, or a bit bigger, and includes the footprint, and the Gear Loft, which the others don't and they cost more... Go figure!

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        • Minimalist
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        • No
         
        4.0

        Good tent, but with some improvements

        By Laurent Epervier

        from Bordeaux, France

        About Me Avid Adventurer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Waterproof

        Cons

        • Collapses in Wind
        • Leaky

        Best Uses

        • Backpacking

        Comments about EarlyLight Tent - 2 Person, 3 Season:

        It is a good tent, rather light and well built. Apses are small, and with a moderate wind, they have a tendancy to touch the internal tent. The presence of two doors is really practical in the use. Good ventilation, and good resistance in the rain. This tent is not made to face moderate or strong winds. I improved the resistance in the wind by adding cords to all the angles, by attaching poles to their point of crossing, and by putting a cord which leaves this point of crossing up to the ground (on both sides) to strengthen the rigidity, and avoid that the wind sticks the cloth of the apse on the internal tent. In this case, we can consider that winds of 60 mph can be faced without breaking poles. Just buy 5 or 6 yards of 3mm cord, and 6 aluminium pegs (V or Y shaped), and you'll feel really safer!

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        • Comfort Driven
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        • No

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        Marmot Sizing Chart

        Marmot Size Chart


        Sizing by Measurements

          XS S M L XL XXL XXXL
        PARKAS/JACKETS/SWEATERS/TOPS (UNISEX)
        Chest 33-35 36-38 39-41 42-45 46-49 50-53 54-57
        Neck 13.5-14 14.5-15 15.5-16 16.5-17 17.5-18 18.5-19 19.5-20
        Sleeve 30-31 32-33 34-35 35-36 36-37 37-38 37-38
        PANTS/BIBS (UNISEX)
        Waist 26-28 28-30 31-33 34-36 37-39 40-42 44
        Hip 36-38 38-40 40-42 43-45 46-48 50-52 56
        Inseam 28 29.5 31 32.5 33 33.5 34.5
        GLOVES (UNISEX)
        Girth 6.5-7 7-7.5 8-8.5 9-9.5 10-10.5 --  
        PARKAS/JACKETS/SWEATERS/TOPS (WOMEN'S)
        Size 4-6 6-8 8-10 12-14 14-16 --  
        Bust 30-32 32-34 35-37 38-40 41-43 --  
        Sleeve 29-30 30-31 32-33 34-35 36-37 --  
        PANTS/BIBS (WOMEN'S)
        Size 4-6 6-8 8-10 12-14 14-16 --  
        Waist 22-24 24-26 27-29 30-32 33-35 --  
        Hip 33-35 35-37 38-40 41-43 44-46 --  
        Inseam 27.5 28.5 30 31.5 32 --  
        GLOVES (WOMEN'S)
        Girth -- 6-6.5 6.5-7 7.5-8 8.5-9 --  



        Kid's Sizing (boys & girls)

          S M L XL
        Size 6-7 8-9 10-12 14-16
        Height (in.) 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-63
        Weight (lbs.) 44-51 52-67 68-92 93-115
        Chest 26 28 31 34
        Waist 22.5 23 25 27
        Hip 26 28 31 34
        Inseam 18 21 25 28
        Sleeve 22.5 24 27 30
        Gloves (age) 6-7 8-9 10-12 14-16



        Gament Sizing Information
        The charts above will help you select the proper size.
        If you have questions, please call us.

        Care Instructions
        Marmot does not recommend dry cleaning for any of our products. Gore-Tex® fabric products, MemBrain ® fabric products, down insulated products, and fleece are all machine washable. You should use a commercial front loading machine and follow the care instructions.

        About Marmot

        Marmot
        In April 1971, Eric Reynolds and Dave Huntley were in Alaska's Juneau Icefield where the idea of a Marmot Club began. The name 'Marmot' refers to a group of highly social, large ground squirrels that live in mountainous areas. To become a Marmot, you had to climb a glaciated peak with another Marmot. That summer and over the next two years, Eric and Dave began making prototypes of down products in their dorm room in addition to establishing the Marmot Club. Marmot has grown quite a bit, but one thing has never changed: the commitment to designing the highest quality performance product. Marmot has become widely recognized as one of the premier outdoor gear and clothing brands in the world today.
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