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Big Sky Summit 2P

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I am a patient human being for the most part, but…

Rating: rated 2 of 5 stars
Design: 3 season freestanding
Sleeps: 2
Ease of Setup: easy set up
Weight: 3lbs 11oz
Price Paid: N/A

I am a patient human being for the most part, but I have finally reached the end of the rope with Big Sky tents.

Oct. 2005, after having seen one of their tents at Trail Days in Damascus that same year, I ordered one of their Summit 2P tents, that being almost 2 lbs lighter than the Half Dome I was currently using.

After much delay in which a lot of communication from them was done via "inspection trips to Asian factories", and, as much as possible, tactfully harassing them for a delivery date for the tent, I finally received said tent almost six months later.
After two uses, one of the door zippers came apart.
To their credit, Big Sky offered to repair the thing if I would send it back. Yeah...it only took six months to get it to start with. We repaired the tent ourselves, one door being slightly trashed now. No big deal.

On a recent trip to the BMT, one of the corner "guide outs", a strand of nylon connecting the corner of the tent to the pole sleeve end, tore off. I had to thread it through an end with the pole grommet, causing the whole tent to be slightly out of kilter.

I wrote the company, even sent pictures, and again, to their credit, they made me a possible offer on a newer, better, later generation tent. I offered to accept this and, after writing yet again offering to accept, I have never heard from them again. Therefore, and this is something I rarely do, I do not, cannot, would not, recommend these people, nor their tents. Construction, without proof to the contrary, and, mostly, customer service, sucks.

Too bad because it was a easy to set up and lightweight.

I bought an REI QuarterDome where, say what you will about those folks, they stand behind their products.

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Big Sky Summit 2P

Discontinued

The Summit 2P has been discontinued.

No price on record.

The Big Sky Summit 2P is not available from the stores we monitor.

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