Mountain Hardwear Direkt 2

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Perfect for ultralight, high-altitude alpine expeditions, the Mountain Hardwear Direkt 2 Tent offers light weight and single-wall, internal-pole performance for 2 people throughout 4 seasons.

- REI

The Mountain Hardwear Direk 2 Tent is the lightest 2 person tent on the mountain. This sub 3 pound tent is perfect for light and fast mountaineering. At under 3 pounds, the single wall Direkt 2 takes up less pack space than a bivy yet offers more protection for and your partner. Industry leading DAC Featherlight(TM) NSL poles Internal Pole System allows you to stow gear in inclement weather while you set up the tent from the inside Proprietary Evolution Tension Arch(TM) stabilizes tent using fewer poles Zippered mesh vents at roof and door for ventilation Attachment points for optional external vestibule Welded zipper flaps and watertight door zipper construction and is lighter and drier than a sewn flap Multiple guy out points to stabilize tent in high winds Zippered Mesh vent with integrated snow flap allows ventilation while keeping the weather out Superlight 0.25 in (0.635 cm) buckles and webbing reduce tent weight Removable internal pocket helps keep you organized Reflective guy-out loops and zipper pulls are easy to see at night 2014 model is compatible with the new Direkt 2 Vestibule

- OMCgear

Sleeping in a cramped bivy or suffering through a storm in a bare-bones shelter just to shave a few ounces just isn't worth it. The Mountain Hardwear Direkt2 Tent was designed for burly alpine conditions, but weighs a jaw-dropping two and a half pounds, so you don't have to compromise protection to travel ultralight on your summit push or ski objectives. The single-wall Direkt2 is, in fact, the lightest mountaineering tent Mountain Hardwear has ever made. Ever. It's no weak-sauce bivy, though; the floor and walls are made of 30D nylon ripstop and coated in waterproof polyurethane and silicone, while the DAC Featherlite aluminum poles let you pitch from the inside, minimizing the time you spend exposed to harsh conditions. Each corner has two guy-out points for increased stability, and Mountain Hardwear's proprietary Evolution Tension Arch design stabilizes the Direkt2 against wind and snow loads using only two weight-saving poles. It can get stuffy (not to mention stinky) if you're trapped in the alpine during a storm, but there are two zippered mesh vents with integrated snow flaps to get some air moving through your shelter, so you don't have to suffer the weight penalty of nose plugs or clothespins. For ultralight missions in serious weather, the Direkt2 is damn near unbeatable.

- Backcountry.com

Free Shipping. Mountain Hardwear Direkt 2 Tent FEATURES of the Mountain Hardwear Direkt 2 Tent Industry leading DAC Featherlight NSL poles Internal pitch pole system Proprietary Evolution Tension Arch stabilizes tent using fewer poles Zippered mesh vents at roof and door for ventilation Attachment points for optional external vestibule Welded zipper flaps and watertight door zipper construction Multiple guy out points to stabilize tent in high winds SPECIFICATIONS of the Mountain Hardwear Direkt 2 Tent Capacity: 2 Pole Num: 2 Door: 1 Packed Dimension: 5 x 10in. / 13 x 25 cm Pitch Type: Freestanding Packed Weight: 3 lbs 5 oz / 1.49 kg Minimum Weight: 2 lbs 10 oz / 1200 g Interior Peak: 45in. / 114 cm Floor Area: 25 square feet / 2.3 square meter Single Wall Canopy: 30D Nylon Ripstop 1200 mm PU Floor: 30D Nylon Ripstop T 4000 mm Ether Type PU/SIL FR Poles: DAC Featherlight NSL

- Moosejaw

The Mountain Hardwear Direkt 2 is an ultralight mountaineering tent engineered for high-speed, high-altitude ascents where every gram counts. Sets up quickly and safely even in harsh conditions, thanks to the internal pole system. Compact footprint fits in tight spots. Architecture strengthened and stabilized by Mountain Hardwear's Evolution Tension Arch.

- Mountain Gear