Mountain Hardwear EV 3

Specs

Capacity 3
Minimum Weight 7 lb 2 oz / 3.23 kg
Packed Weight 7 lb 13 oz / 3.53 kg
Floor Area 49 sq ft / 4.5 sq m
Number of Doors 2
Number of Poles 4
Number of Vestibules 0
Interior Height 41 in / 104 cm
Packed Diameter 5 in / 15 cm
Packed Length 20 in / 51 cm

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Mountain Hardwear's EV 3 page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Spacious, light and strong, the single-wall Mountain Hardwear EV 3 Tent shelters 3 climbers throughout 4 seasons of high-altitude expeditions.

- REI

The Mountain Hardwear EV 3 is the perfect balance of space, strength and compactness in single-walled expedition tents. Built to endure the extreme conditions of high-altitude expeditions, the EV3 is strengthened and stabilized by Mountain Hardwear's Evolution Tension Arch(TM). Integrated vestibule provides adjoining storage and food-prep area outside of main living space.

- CampSaver.com

The Mountain Hardwear EV 3 Tent is an alpine tent for High-altitude expeditions. The EV 3 Fits (you guessed it) three persons for extreme weather in the mountains. The tent is single-wall, with a total of four Paleria DAC Featherlight NSL poles to stabilize it against strong winds and Snow. The multiple guy out points provide additional strength and anchors with included line and tensioners. An integrated vestibule allows for maximized living space, or more room inside for your gear. The four zippered vents allow you to open as many or as little as you need, to release moisture and/or heat. A nice bright orange keeps you visible out on the mountain. Features of the Mountain Hardwear EV 3 Tent Industry leading DAC Featherlight NSL poles Proprietary Evolution Tension Arch stabilizes tent using fewer poles Designed with 'integrated vestibule' to allow space for boots and other Items near door while still maintaining living space 4 welded adjustable zippered vents with mesh and canopy panels allows versatile ventilation options SVX windows for a brighter interior and visibility of exterior conditions Color coded webbing at stake out points for easy pole set up Multiple guy out points with self-equalizing guy out anchors on side walls Welded zipper flaps and watertight door zipper construction Watertight Snow port in floor allows an exit point for accumulated frost/Snow Reflective guy-out loops and zipper pulls Are easy to see at night Gear can be stored off the floor using internal mesh pockets or an accessory gear loft (sold separately) Optional triangular gear loft stows gear off the floor (sold separately) Optional floor footprint available Guy out line and line tensioners included

- Moosejaw

If "compact and strong" brings up images of one of those half-pint 1880s bodybuilders in a silly bathing costume, that's totally cool, but don't forget that those words also apply to other, more rugged and radical things like Mountain Hardwear's EV 3 Three-Person Four-Season Tent. You could toss "superlight" into the mix as well, seeing as the EV weighs under 6. 5 pounds, virtually the same as some of Mountain Hardwear's all-mesh 3-season tents. Unlike those glorified mosquito nets, the EV is built to endure the raging winds and hammering snow you encounter on high-alpine expeditions and winter camping trips, with four DAC Featherlite NSL aluminum poles that stabilize your shelter without being unnecessarily heavy. In the same vein, the integrated vestibule cuts down on material while increasing strength and giving you enough room to store gear and de-boot without trampling your partners and tracking snow all over your living space. If you do get some snow inside (and let's be real, you will), the EV has you covered with a watertight drainage port in the floor so you don't have to sleep in a puddle. You can let some sunshine and fresh air into your life, too, courtesy of several SVX windows and four welded, adjustable mesh vents that'll keep you from feeling too claustrophobic on your fifth day of being stuck inside. The zippers are welded, their pulls are reflective, and the corner webbing is color-coded to make setup as easy as can be, even if the wind's howling. Good luck finding a body builder than can do all that.

- Backcountry.com