Marmot Aeros 3P
Design: three-season freestanding dome
Ease of Setup: Easy once you figure it out
I bought this tent for 2 people and 2 dogs. For its first trip it went to Death Valley on New Years. The tent was not that easy to set up. The color coded tabs are different from most tents and the center was difficult to determine. Despite that once I set it up a few times it got easier.
I was a little concerned about how low the bathtub floor was in regards to the dogs - whether they would put a paw or claw through it but it doesn't seem that it will happen. Ventilation was terrific. The tent itself is all mesh.
One of the other main reasons I bought this tent in particular was for windy conditions. At the same time last year my favorite tent in the world - a Kelty Gunnison 4 - got flattened in the wind - completely guyed out. We did end up with significant wind and this tent held up fine - guyed out.
My only pet peeves are the low doors - VERY hard to get in and out of because the tent is very low - but good for wind. I guess you have to sacrifice one for the other! I also love the color but the tent looks a bit like a squashed pumpkin set up:)
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The Aeros 3P comfortably accommodate three people, yet surprisingly weighs what you’d expect a lightweight two-person tent to weigh. Ideal for hot and humid climes thanks to its no-see-um mesh canopy that keeps the weight down and also fends off pesky bugs. The unique “bent knee” pole system increases living space without compromising structural integrity. When the weatherman’s forecast isn’t accurate just throw on the denier nylon ripstop rainfly that has a 1,800 mm silicon/polyurethane water-resistant coating for a foul-weather barrier. The bathtub-style floor features top-of-the-line, 3,000 mm thick nylon ripstop fabric. For added peace of mind, double up on protecting gear and sleeping bags by buying Marmots Aeros 3P footprint. The dual-door design makes egress and entry easier for two campers.
With mesh walls and a simple crossing pole structure with our famous bent-knee pole system, the Aeros is a light and livable three-person tent that's easy to pack and easy to carry on multi-day hiking adventures.
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With mesh walls and a simple crossing pole structure with their famous bent-knee pole system, the Marmot Aeros 3 Person Tent is a light and livable three-person tent that's easy to pack and easy to carry on multi-day hiking adventures. Two doors and two vetiblues makes entry and exists easy with 3 people not to mention the best in class 45.5 sq ft of room. If you're looking for one of the lightest and roomiest 3 person tents around, look no further than the Marmot Aeros 3 Person Tent.
An all-season solution tuned for the British highlands and beyond, the Asgard's bounty of features is designed to provide instant waterproof shelter in nature's toughest environments. The innovative 2-in-1 guy line system stands up against wicked gales, while dual entryways and a wealth of storage options make it a natural for base camp operations. The front vestibule is pole-supported for extra stability and storage.
Marmot Aeros 3 Person Tent With mesh walls and a simple crossing pole structure with our famous bent-knee pole system, the Aeros is a light and livable three-person tent that's easy to pack and easy to carry on multi-day hiking adventures. Features DAC NSL Dual Diameter Green Poles Marmot Knees System Bare Bones Setup - Allows the Fly to be Used by Itself with Footprint to Make a Lightweight, Sturdy Shelter No Drip Sidewall Design Optional Gear Loft Available - Like Adding an Attic to Your Tent Catenary Cut Floor - Fully Waterproof Floor with Taped Seams Lifted Off the Ground Optional Footprint - Extra Protection Under Your Tent or for Bare Bones Setup Stake Tape - Stake Tape Vertical Side Wall Specs Maximum Weight: 6 lbs 1 oz / 2.75 kg Minimum Weight: 5 lbs 3 oz / 2.353 kg Dimensions: 41x76x
- River Sports Outfitters
Marmot Aeros 3P - Ideal Uses Backpacking / Hiking Specs Tent Floor Material: 40d Nylon 3000mm F/R Tent Canopy Material: 20d No-Seeum-Net F/R Tent Fly Material: 40d R/S Sil/PU 1800mm F/R Minimum weight: 5 lb 3 ozs / 2.353 kgs Maximum weight: 6 lb 1 ozs / 2.750 kgs Floor area: 45.5 sq ft / 4.227 sq m Vestibule area: 10 sq ft / 0.929 sq m Packed size: 8 x 22 in / 20.32 x 55.88 cm Number of poles: 4 Type of poles: DAC NSL Dual Diameter Pole Features 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 DAC NSL Poles Knees Pole System The Ability to Increase Internal Space Without Adding Weight No Drip Walls Optional Footprint Extra Protection Under Your Tent or for Bare Bones Setup Optional Gear Loft Like Adding an Attic to Your Tent Stake Tape Stake Tape Vertical Side Wall
- Massey's Outfitters