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Marmot Traillight 2P

rated 4.0 of 5 stars

The Traillight 2P has been discontinued. If you're looking for something new, check out the best three-season tents for 2022.

photo: Marmot Traillight 2P three-season tent


Price Historic Range: $118.81-$199.99
Reviewers Paid: $125.00


1 review
5-star:   0
4-star:   1
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

A decent solo tent for the summer sub-alpine.


  • Light-ish
  • Freestanding
  • Metal poles
  • Double walled and full coverage
  • Vestibule


  • Not a 2-man

I bought this as a solo summer mountain tent and am happy with what I have. It is perfect for one person. If two men are sharing this tent then they are probably sharing more than a tent.

I have not had it in any summer snow conditions (YET), but if you're able to tie it down it should handle a couple of inches, which makes the 5 lb total travel weight reasonable. 

It also has two doors and a vestibule at each door though one is quite small. The two-pole setup is very easy to put together. The same with the rain fly. The only downside I could see is that there is not a lot of ventilation for freezing temperatures.

Recently had it on a high winds alpine excursion and came out unscathed.

Up to about 30 days in it so far.

I've had it for a few years on six or seven backcountry trips. Everything has held up well.


Alpine backcountry adventurer

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $125

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