Marmot Nusku 2P

rated 4.0 of 5 stars (1)
photo: Marmot Nusku 2P four-season tent


Price MSRP: $449.00
Historic Range: $269.95-$459.00
Maximum Weight 7 lb 8 oz / 3.4 kg
Dimensions 43.3 x 55.1 x 86.6 in / 110 x 140 x 220 cm
Packed Size 7 x 20 in / 18 x 51 cm
Vestibule Area 8 sq ft / 0.7 sq m
Tent Poles 3 / DAC NSL 9.6 mm
Floor Area 33.5 sq ft / 3.1 sq m
Tent Floor Material 70d 100% Nylon, PU 10,000 mm (Fully Taped)
Tent Canopy Material 40d 100% Nylon Rip Stop F/R
Tent Fly Material 40d 100% Nylon Ripstop, Silicon / PU 5000 mm (Fully Taped)


This Nusku 2 has become my most used tent. It packs small enough for use on a motorcycle or tobaggan and can be relied on in any weather.


  • Excellent weather protection
  • High wind stability
  • Twin vestibules and doors


  • Only average build quality
  • Bright orange color too conspicuous

I was looking for a freestanding four season tent that had a smaller pitch than my Andromeda 2. I settled on the Marmot Nusku 2 based on previous experience with Marmot equipment and the design specs for the tent.

I have used the tent in spring, summer, fall and winter and have found it to be a faithful addition to my equipment choices. It pitches quickly and securely. The tent and fly are connected as one so even in foul weather everything stays dry. In addition the combination pole-sleeve and clip pitch is pretty straight forward. Once up, there are plenty of additional guy out and included lines to ensure a secure pitch in almost any weather.

There are two doorways and vestibules that are super convenient and provide plenty of storage in poor weather. The interior includes additional vents at the top of the  tent and with the opposing doors open, ventilation is quite good. I find that I have way more room than I need when traveling alone.

The tent is really weatherproof and has kept me dry and confident in my shelter is every storm it has been subjected to. When travelmates had tents failing I was snug and dry in the Nusku. It has also been a good tent for winter camping. Holding in warmth without holding condensation.

I was somewhat disappointed in two things. One; there were two seams that had small missed sections for the inner tent. And two; the clips that attach the bottom of the tent and fly are not well designed for winter camping. I had two of them break while taking the tent down because they froze up. I have since fixed the stiching myself and replaced the clips with carabiners.

Overall nice tent, as I mentioned earlier it has become my most used shelter.

Source: bought it new


Nice review Troop 600. I agree that the orange does make it difficult to blend into your surroundings (On the upside, you're ready for deer season!)

5 years ago

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