The Mountain Hardwear Pathfinder 2 tent is lightweight 3 season backpacking tent adaptable to any adventure. Symmetrical design means there’s no wrong direction to pitch it, and two full sized doors with their own vestibules means no awkward clambering when nature calls in the middle of the night.
An easy to set-up two person tent for those last minute weekend get-aways.
The tents architecture includes an arched center pole that not only sheds precipitation, but offers maximum head room. When precipitation is not in the forecast, skip the fly and take in the stars through the full mesh canopy. The mesh not only offers great views, but enhanced ventilation and keeps weight to a minimum.
The fully symmetrical design keeps campers happy by allowing each their own entry and equal vestibule space. It can also save time on set up as there neither the fly, nor the tent body, is directional. Each dry entry vestibule features dual slider mesh doors.
The Pathfinder 2 is designed to be lightweight, durable, and waterproof. A bathtub style floor, and taped seams help keep the moisture out. On the inside, 2 mesh pockets offer quick access storage for the essentials.
DAC Featherlight® NSL poles are the industry leading tent pole. The single pole system combines featherlight technology with DAC developed alloy to create the first tent pole system where different pole diameters can be used in the same line. The result is a tent frame with a rounder, broader roof with steeper walls; what this means for you is a more comfortable, livable space.
The fly attaches via special clips and each attachment point can be tightened or loosened with slack adjusters. Velcro loops keep the fly tight to the poles on the inside of the fly, and multiple points to both stake and guy out the fly are available.
Setting up the Pathfinder 2 tent was a dream! The symmetrical design makes it easy to set up without having to flip things around during the layout. All the clips and attachment points are well designed, simple, and solid.
The living space is fairly roomy and the double vestibules are a great way to keep it that way. The double vestibule is arguably one of the best features of this tent as it not only provides maximum storage space, but gives each tent occupant their own dry entrance. Another advantage this tent has is the full mesh canopy. Be it stargazing, or just taking in the wilderness around you, this canopy offers unobstructed views and shelter from mosquitos and flies.
The disadvantage of the dual vestibule comes with the extra bulk and weight when packed. For example, the Big Agnes Fly Creek 2 Platinum tent is a 2 person tent that is a full kg lighter. On the other hand, shedding that extra weight means shedding a few extra bucks at the store, so pick your poison.
Price: $520CAN / $419US
Tent capacity: 2
Vestibules: 2 @ 0.5sq m / 5.7sq ft)
Floor area: 2.7sq m / 29sq ft)
Interior height: 109cm / 43in
Packed size: 18 x 53cm / 7 x 21in
Packed weight: 1989g / 4lb 6.2oz
Minimum weight: 1782g / 3lb 14.9oz
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