Here's what other sites are saying:
A minimalist alpine tent for for alpine climbers and mountaineers, the EV 2 Direct tent from Mountain Hardwear provides full protection from the weather with waterproof, breathable Conduit FR fabric - totally eliminating the need for a fly. Scandium aluminum poles keep your pack weight low and tent clips provide easy pitching, plus, the small floor space allows you to set up in places where flat ground is limited.
- Mountain Gear
If you own the Mountain Hardwear EV Direct 2 Tent, the EV Direct 2 Tent Footprint is a must have. Protecting the floor of your tent from rocks, sticks, or anything else that might cause damage will prolong the life of your tent and keep you warmer, as a footprint acts as insulation between you and the ground. Mountain Hardwear has designed the EV Direct 2 footprint specifically for the EV Direct 2 Tent, so you will have a perfect fit.
- Altrec Outdoors
Description of Mountain Hardwear EV Direct TentThe EV Direct expedition tent is a straight to the point, minimalist approach to alpine climbing. This lightweight, durable, two person, four season expedition tent has a sleek design developed to fit ledges increasing the amount of rest-worthy terrain. The EVs Evolution Tension Arch increases load bearing strength and wind resistance while stabilizing the EV using fewer poles in turn cutting weight, a luxury during high altitude expeditions. Designed at the request of the Athlete team, the EV Direct is a bomber single wall tent for alpine climbing and other minimalist pursuits.FeaturesCapacity 2Minimum Weight 4.45 lb 2.02 kgPackaged Weight 5.20 lb 2.36 kgUsage High Altitude Mountaineering ExpeditionTent Floor 70D Nylon Taffeta 3000mm PEPoles Atlas ScandiumReinforcement Fabric TX07 PUReinforcement Fabric WX20Fly Fabric Conduit FRFloor Area 29.00 sq ft 2.69 sq mNumber of doors 1Number of poles 2Number of vestibules 0Interior height 3.50 ft in 106.68 cmPacked diameter 6.00 in 15.24 cmPacked length 23.00 in 58.42 cmType WinterMountaineeringAtlas Scandium XL poles 9.7mm diameter1 Door alpinist design for maximum weight savingsProprietary Evolution Tension Arch stabilizes tent using fewer polesSVX window for a brighter interior and visibility of exterior conditionsReflective guy-out loops, starter point and zipper pulls for easy set-up at nightReflective zipper pullsWelded guy clip anchorsMesh storage pocketsMesh and canopy zippered thru-ventSuperlight 14 buckles and webbing reduce tent weight
- US Outdoor Store
Mountain Hardwear EV Direct 2 Tent - 2 Person, 4 Season
Mountain Hardwear's athlete team put their heads together to create a tent for serious alpine climbing and mountaineering objectives-the EV Direct 2 Tent. This minimalist tent weighs well under five pounds and protects you from the weather with waterproof breathable Conduit FR fabric. Unlike most single-wall tents, this Mountain Hardwear design uses pole clips to allow easy pitching without opening a door. Plus the small floor space saves you tons of time when you need to chop a tent platform into the side of an icy mountain.