Mountain Hardwear SkyLedge 2.1
- adaptable to ultra light with only fly and footprint
- quick easy to set up
- two doors/vestibules
- lots of mesh
- could be just a touch longer and or poles that fit with a slightly more curved (taller) dome.
- I find that I touch at both ends and I am 5'11".
Fits two NeoAir pads perfectly
I also use a Big Agnes Lynx Pass 3 footprint as a perfect fit for a ground cover entry area tarpaulin on one side.
Awesome tent for one. Tight and light for two.
Update: February 3, 2012
Recently used in the snow and was adequate.
Price Paid: $300
For backpacking/hiking this is a great tent.
It runs on the small side for a two person tent, however it is very light and has two vestibules for storage out of the weather (one on each side). It also has doors on both sides which is fantastic for two people. This tent would be fine for a average couple, it would be tight for a couple of guys (in this case I would suggest the Skyledge 3 which a friend has).
There is plenty of room in the vestibules for a pack and boots, I also use a gear loft inside mine to keep my valuables, torch, watch, phone etc at easy reach and off the floor of the tent and out of the way (not really an issue if you only have one person inside).
The majority of the tent body is mesh so it provides good ventilation, I use a phantom 32 sleeping bag and I am a warm sleeper, there is some condensation inside the tent in the morning on a cool night. Compared to the Hammerhead 2 tent (which is also good) this tent is a little easier to set up and a bit lighter.
Most of the time, I use this as a large one man tent. It does fit two people snuggly, but at the end of the day it is a lightweight hiking tent.
I would recommend this tent to someone who would like a compact lightweight hiking tent.
Design: Three-Season 2 doors
Ease of Setup: Easy and fast!
Weight: About 4 pounds
Price Paid: $325
Perfect tent. My wife and I both sleep in it and the double doors are awesome. I carry it in my pack and is easy to set up and use. The canopy gives you 2 areas on both doors to put packs and gear out of the weather.
I also got the footprint with mine. You can set up the canopy and footprint for an extra light outdoor sleeping area. Awesome purchase. I love MH!
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On Sale. Free Shipping. Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 2.1 Tent DECENT FEATURES of the Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 2.1 Tent Industry leading DAC Featherlight NSL poles Guaranteed watertight construction with fully taped fly, taped perimeter seam, welded corners and welded guy clip anchors Proprietary Evolution Tension Arch stabilizes tent using fewer poles Two dry entry vestibules with dual slider mesh doors Pitch Light configuration allows user to set up a super light shelter using only the tent fly, poles and footprint (sold separately) SVX window for a brighter interior and visibility of exterior conditions Welded zipper flap construction is lighter and drier than a sewn flap Mesh pockets for interior storage Super-light buckles and webbing reduce tent weight The SPECS of the Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 2.1 Tent Capacity: 2 Person Pitch Type: Freestanding Minimum Weight: 3 lbs 7 oz / 1.56 kg Pitchlight Weight: 2 lbs 11 oz / 1.23 kg Floor Area: 28 square feet / 2.6 square meter Canopy: 20D Poly Knit Mesh (100% polyester)/40D Nylon Ripstop DWR (100% nylon) Reinforcement: 30D Nylon Ripstop 1500mm PU/SIL Fly: 20D Nylon Ripstop 1500mm PU/SIL Floor: 70D Nylon Taffeta 3000mm PE Poles: DAC Featherlight NSL Packed Weight: 4 lbs 4 oz / 1.91 kg Vestibule Area: 11+11 square feet / 1+1 square meter Interior Peak: 39in. / 99 cm Number of Pole: 2 Doors: 2 Vestibules: 2 Packed Size: 6in. x 21in. / 15 x 53 cm
Mountain Hardwear Skyledge DP 2-Person Camping Tent - The Skyledge 2 DP by Mountain Hardwear is a livable, elite backpacking tent for two with the versatility of the DryPitch system. DryPitch technology lets users pitch the tent one of three ways, fly only, canopy only, or a complete tent. And with the DryPitch fly-first pitching, it lets you set up the tent in the rain while you stay dry. The Skyledge offers a guaranteed watertight construction with a fully taped fly, taped perimeter seams, welded corners and welded guy clip anchors. Two dry entry vestibules with dual slider mesh doors offer easy entry while the SVX window provides a brighter interior and visibility of exterior conditions. A welded zipper flap is lighter and drier than a sewn flap and the super-light buckles and webbing reduce tent weight. For the serious backcountry user, the Mountain Hardwear SkyLedge 2 DP Tent is impressively lightweight without sacrificing strength, durability, or livable space.
Description of Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 2.1 TentFloat like the butterflies and sting like the bees you see in the backcountry with the impressively light Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 2.1 tent. Its quick and easy to pitch with two side doors and a large vestibule. A guaranteed watertight construction is backed by strength and durability without packing on weight so you can get into the real grit of the backcountry with ease. The Skyledge 2.1 is a 3 season superlight 2 person tent for real backcountry bandits.FeaturesFloor Area 27.50 sq ft Vestibule Area 11.00 sq ft Guaranteed watertight construction with fully taped fly, taped perimeter seam, welded corners and welded guy clip anchors. Rain room tested with 1200 of rain in 24 hours.Proprietary Evolution Tension Arch stabilizes tent using fewer polesPitch Light configuration allows user to set up a superlight shelter using only the tent fly, poles and footprint sold separatelyTwo dry entry vestibules with dual slider mesh doorsSVX window for a brighter interior and visibility of exterior conditionsWelded zipper flap construction is lighter and drier than a sewn flapMesh pockets for interior storageSuper-light buckles and webbing reduce tent weightAll new superlight fabrics reduce this proven designs weight by 10 ouncesMinimum Weight 3 lb. 7 oz. 1.56 kg. Packed Weight 4 lb. 4 oz. 1.91 kg.
- US Outdoor Store
The Skyledge 2 1 is impressively lightweight without sacrificing strength or durability It is a very strong, durable, freestanding three season tent designed for the serious backcountry user Two side doors with large vestibules provide ample gear storage Atlas UL poles reinforced by our Evolution Tension Arches provide outstanding strength in stormy conditions The 70 denier floor with polyether coating is non-hydrolyzing, and 3 times as abrasion resistant as standard PU Superlight details like molded grommet tabs, fly hook attachments and 1/4 in webbing further reduce weight Guaranteed watertight construction Superlight option: pitch with fly and durable Spun-bonded Olefin Pitch Light footprint to shave ounces Spun-bonded Olefin footprint sold separately