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Kelty Salida 2 Tent: 2-Person 3-Season

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Your comfy home away from home.

If you’ve ever lain awake in your tent on a sweltering night, then the Kelty Salida 2-Person 3-Season Tent has your name written all over it. The Salida’s mesh walls provide you with plenty of fresh air so you don’t baste in your own sweat, while the waterproof fly (which has a roomy vestibule, by the way) is easy enough to put on that you can go to sleep under the stars and throw it on in a hot minute if it starts to drizzle.

Setting the Salida up is simple, too, seeing as it only uses two DAC Pressfit poles and has color-coded clips to prevent confusion. Guyout points provide some easy reinforcement if you're looking for more space, while internal pockets hold your gear, and roof loops hold a gear loft if you pick one up. Even the Tent Cube storage bag is thoughtfully designed, so you'll be able to pack up the Salida, which weighs under 4.5 pounds, quickly and get back on the trail in no time flat.

  • Polyester walls with mesh panels
  • Polyester fly with a PU coating
  • Nylon floor with taped seams and a PU coating
  • Single door and vestibule
  • Two DAC Pressfit aluminum poles and color-coded clips
  • Gear-loft loops and internal pockets
  • Guyout points
  • Noiseless zipper pulls
  • Item #KEL002U

Tech Specs

Material
[fly] 75D polyester, 1800mm PU coating, [body] 68D polyester, [floor] 68D nylon, 1800mm PU coating
Capacity
2-person
Season
3-season
Wall Type
double
Freestanding
yes
Poles
DAC Pressfit aluminum
Pole Attachment
color-coded clips
Number of Doors
1
Number of Vestibules
1
Vestibule Space
10 sq ft
Ventilation
mesh walls
Seams
taped
Gear Loft
sold separately
Interior Height
43 in
Floor Dimensions
88 x 55 in
Floor Space
30.5 sq ft
Packed Size
15 x 13 in
Trail Weight
3 lb 14 oz
Packed Weight
4 lb 9 oz
Recommended Use
camping, backpacking
Manufacturer Warranty
lifetime

Tech Specs

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Great tent, great price

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Lightweight, not ultra-light. Weight savings come from one door and no vents. Materials are very durable. Upgraded the stakes to Kelty no-bendums. I carry 8 (4 for tent body, 4 for fly and guy lines). The tent comes with 4 guy lines, I carry 7 (4 for poles stabilization and 3 for tent body). The back of the fly should be guyed out to prevent condensation from dripping into the tent. Tent comes with a rectangular stuff bag, I use it for storage. I carry the fly and tent body in a Kelty medium compression bag (color Chili), and the poles and stakes separately to save space in my pack. Excellent for one person who wants to store their gear in their tent. Great for a couple, will be cramped for two large people. A very good tent for the price.

Great tent, great price

Easy set up

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

This is a great backpacking tent. Super light weight and with the fly off it allows for some awesome star gazing. This tent is also a great beginner tent for my son to use on scouting trips, or for sleepovers in the backyard. With just a little help he is able to set up the tent. He is 8 years old, which shows just how easy this tent is to assemble. My only complaint is that the stakes bend if the ground is too hard.

With two adults, it's a snug fit. With two adults and a boxer, it was a bit too much. I think my dog needs his own tent.

Easy set up

Comfy for 1

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I took this tent on my first weekend beach camping trip. It is spacious for one person but it only has one door so I probably won't use it to go camping with another person--it'll make it feel claustrophobic I think. This was my first time setting up a tent, but my friend's tent was slightly easier to set up with only one person. Her Kelty tent had a locking clip that hooked the 2 poles together at the top so the frame was standing up on it's own. Pretty nifty