User Review: Mountain Hardwear Trango 2
Design: 4 Season
Ease of Setup: Each time you set it up it gets easier. Perhaps difficult if you only set it up once a year. Clip on rain fly is super simple.
Weight: approx. 8lbs
Price Paid: $329 US
I've owned the tent over 2 years. I have used it car camping, backpacking, backcountry skiing, and mountineering. I have always stayed warm and dry within the tent. I took the time to seam-seal all seams near the ground the first summer that I bought the tent, therefore I cannot state if any additional benifit was gained. I have had the sunshine, moon-shine, star-shine, rain, and snow on my tent while performing flawlessly.
Perhaps other tents exist that weight a ounce or two less, however the security I feel inside at night is worth it. During warmer weather opening both doors can create a pleasent draft through the tent. The biggest drawback with the tent is getting into and out of the tent. You basically have to crawl in on your hands and knees, which is worse in the rain and mud. *TIP* Having two vestibules is handy during winter camping. Dig a large pit (2-3 feet deep) at the back door of your tent slightly smaller in shape than the vestibule. You then can place your packs upright in the hole making easier access and keeping your gear out of the elements.