Thursday, January 19, 2012

My Review of Marmot Limelight 4P Tent - 2011 Closeout

Originally submitted at REI

The Marmot Limelight 4P tent features fine architecture and allows 4 campers plenty of space to enjoy a restful night's sleep.

"Pretty cozy"

By hiker-ed from Houston, TX on 1/19/2012


4out of 5

Pros: Fly Works Well, Comfortable, Easy To Setup

Cons: Too Cramped

Best Uses: Backpacking

Describe Yourself: Avid Adventurer

What Is Your Gear Style: Minimalist

Was this a gift?: No

Used this tent last weekend for a little family camping in a National forest. Very easy to set up & well constructed. It kept the wind out but with the mesh doors it was a little chilly for the sub-30 degree night. My children are small so with 2 of them, my wife and dog, we did just fit. I can't imagine what it would be like with 4 adults- probably uncomfortable to say the least.

For a first run I was very impressed. I'll see how it does on my first backpacking trip with it. I can tell that it won't pack as small or light as I would like. However the vestibules we well sized and shaped so that is a plus.

Overall a very good tent with only a few drawbacks.


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