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Mondo 5 CD

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a great tent! Sleeps 4 people very comfortably. We've had the tent for 24 years now and it's still in perfect condition. Super durable and reliable. It is easy to set up and take down. It has prevailed through many wind and rain storms with us sleeping (still dry) inside!  Full review

Light Year 1

rated 5 of 5 stars I have used this tent for many outings, including hiking 200 miles on the Colorado Trail. This tent has kept me dry in many storms, especially those on the CT. As a lightweight tent, I feel it has worn well, and has more life in it now that I have applied some seam seal, where it was peeling off. Easy setup; room for solo hiker; good vestibule for boots; is taut enough to keep me dry in all conditions, including severe weather in Colorado mountains; no condensation issues. I'm 6-2 and can sit up… Full review

Lightning 2 FL

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This tent is super easy to pitch. The fly and tent body are integrated, so there is no need for extra stakes. Natural color of tent offers more private camping appeal. The Sierra Designs Lightning FL 2p tent is a great camping home. The tent compresses nicely and is simple to pitch with one connected set of DAC poles. The setup only requires 6 stakes. The tent ceiling is high enough to sit up and to change. Also, this is an excellent tent for stealth camping.  Full review

Wild Bill 20

rated 4 of 5 stars No complaints. It's been a good bag for temperate climate weather. I've been using this for nearly 9 years, but only a handful of times. Still looks new and works exactly as I expected. I haven't exactly pushed its limits as I'm a fair-weather backpacker whenever possible.  Full review

Night Watch CD

rated 5 of 5 stars Genius tent for the adventurer — the original Nightwatch (one door, blue/white). Loved this tent from around '94 until it was stolen in the post (!!) in 2013.  I am a former national park ranger and have spent A LOT of time in backcountry. This tent served me extremely well in sustained wind storms of 70mph+; snow camping in the Cascades of WA state, hot dusty Black Rock Desert in Nevada (you can keep most of the dust outside), heavy rainstorms in WA State.  The ONLY thing this tent doesn't… Full review

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Sierra Designs is owned by Exxel Outdoors, which also owns Kelty, Mountain Trails, Ultimate Direction, and Wenzel.

Sierra Designs Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

Last Day, Enter to Win a Sierra Designs DriDown Bag
Today's the last day to enter to win one of two Sierra Designs DriDown sleeping bags. On Thursday we'll draw two Trailspace members to win a sleeping bag each. Read more
June 29

Review Your Gear to Win a Sierra Designs Sleeping Bag
We're giving two lucky Trailspace members DriDown sleeping bags next week, thanks to Sierra Designs. Whether it's your pack, puffy, or paddle, review your outdoor gear now through Wednesday, June 29. Read more
June 22

Win Your Own Sierra Designs Summer Sleeping Bag
Two lucky Trailspace members are going to win his and her own DriDown sleeping bags in June, thanks to Sierra Designs. To enter, review your outdoor gear, apparel, or footwear. Read more
June 14

Win 1 of 2 DriDown Sleeping Bags from Sierra Designs
We're giving away Sierra Designs DriDown sleeping bags to two lucky Trailspace gear reviewers. After all, every outdoor enthusiast needs a warm, dry place to rest up between adventures. Read more
June 7

Review Your Gear, Win a Sierra Designs Sleeping Bag
We're giving away two Sierra Designs DriDown sleeping bags in June. Review your outdoor gear and you're entered to win a women's Eleanor Plus ($250 value) or a men's Zissou Plus ($220 value). Read more
June 1

Titanium-Infused Garments, Retro Rain Gear, LED Tents
Sierra Designs celebrates 50 years with its decidedly retro Elite Cagoule and Rain Chaps. Big Agnes shows off mtnGLO tents with integrated LEDs. And Vargo Outdoors embeds titanium into its performance apparel. Read more
August 9, 2014


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6235 Lookout Road, Suite C
Boulder, CO 80301

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