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Marmot Halo 6-Person Tent

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    • Pale Pumpkin/Terra Cotta
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    When you need more room, pitch the Marmot Halo Tent.

    The Marmot Halo Tent's extra-large interior easily holds all six members of your family during a weekend trip, and its four-pole design withstands a stormy day in a remote base camp. Marmot used a double-door, double-vestibule design to allow easy entry as well as provide tons of out-of-the-rain storage space for boots and packs. The 75in interior height allows a six-foot person to stand up straight in the middle. Needless to say, there will be plenty of room for card games when you're stuck in the Halo Tent during a three-day storm.
    • Item #MAR1109

    Tech Specs

    Material
    [fly] 68D polyester ripstop, PU coating (1800mm), [body] 68D polyester ripstop, 40D polyester no-see-um mesh, [floor] 70D nylon, PU coating (3000mm)
    Capacity
    6-person
    Season
    3-season
    Wall Type
    double-wall
    Freestanding
    yes
    Poles
    DAC DA17 aluminum (12mm)
    Number of Poles
    4
    Pole Attachment
    clip and sleeve
    Number of Doors
    2
    Number of Vestibules
    2
    Vestibule Space
    [front] 32 sq ft, [rear] 32 sq ft
    Ventilation
    ceiling vents
    Seams
    fully taped
    Interior Height
    81 in
    Floor Dimensions
    120 x 120 in
    Floor Space
    100 sq ft
    Packed Size
    25 x 14 in
    Packed Weight
    18 lb 15 oz
    Trail Weight
    19 lb 7 oz
    Recommended Use
    family camping, camping
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime
    Actual Weight
    Pale Pumpkin/Terra Cotta, One Size: 8418g

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    Everything we hoped for!

      After much research I finally went with my gut and chose this tent for my family of 5. With 3 children ranging from 8 mo to almost 5 yrs we still had plenty of room in this. We love the color and design. We didn't have any issues with poles bending during setup as others have said. I'll definitely be looking for more marmot products in the future.

      Everything we hoped for!

      Best Car Camping Tent

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

      This tent is awesome! Hands down my favorite. Took it out first day I had it and its super easy to put up. really stable and you can tell its something durable. Really impressed so far and stoked to use it again. This thing is huge and plenty of room to hang out in if the weather turns south. Also the vestibules are really spacious. We were able to get a large dog crate in the vestibule and there was still a little room to open the door to let them out. If your looking for tent this size look no more. Hands down its the best tent and will not disappoint.

      My first "serious" camping tent (Family)

        I haven't yet camped in this, but was excited to set it up for a test run in the backyard. Because I was having trouble visualizing the reality of the floorspace inside the tent, I threw some real-life family camping props into the tent and took some photos. Included were a queen-size sleeping bag, two kiddie-size bags (54"x 22") and the mat from the Pack 'n' Play crib. In the vestibule, I put two 30 gallon totes, and about three 16 gallon totes. (I'm thinking I will actually keep our clothes out here in the totes, as it seems many duffles in the tent will make for some crowded conditions -- let me know if you've tried this). Hope this helps put size in perspective. I may increase my rating once I've actually tried it in the "wilds" of the WI park system.

        My first "serious" camping tent (Family)

        Favorite Purchase

          We have a family of 4 and this works perfectly with 2 kids blow up mattresses and a queen blow up mattress. Were in a massive windstorm in CO and it held up like a beauty!

          The extra cover/porch was just big enough for us to put fold out chairs and enjoy the tent while the wind blew everyone to Kansas.

          Favorite Purchase

          Great headroom for a tall person

            Great tent, easy to pitch, hard to fault in any way. The best thing about it is the headroom. I'm 6'3" and I can stand up in the tent without my head touching the roof. Comfortably had 2 adults, 2 kids and a dog in the tent with plenty of room.

            A Nice Tent But,....

              I bought as a replacement for a Kelty that was showing it's age. It's main use is family car camping. We're a family of four with a 4 year old and a 6 year old. The tent is intuitive and easy to put up. I can have it up in about 10 minutes by myself. The tent is roomy enough for all four of us(feels larger than a 10x10), the ventilation seems to be ok, but we haven't used it in the summer months, yet. The side ventilation is nice! I love the large double vestibules...the only thing I wish is that at least one of the vestibules had a window. There are lots of storage pockets in the inside of tent, probably more than we'd ever use. It has rained on us twice and it did it's job by keeping us nice and dry...no leaks!. But, on our last trip...we knew a cold front was coming through with possible windy conditions so, I had the tent fully guyed out. In the early morning hours we were awaken when the strong winds and driving rain came in...the side facing the wind collapsed! I would later find out the tent poles facing the wind had bent at almost 90 degree angles and also bending the Halo poles. I was quite disappointed! But, knowing the Marmot brand (i've owned several of their backpacking tents and still have a Limelight2 that I use), I thought perhaps there may have been a defect in the poles or perhaps...it was just too big of storm for a tent this large to handle? Anyway, after pondering whether to replace the tent with another brand...I decided to stick with the Halo 6. We found out, except for that one storm, we were really loving this tent! I was looking into replacing the damaged poles and quickly found out about Backcountry's 100% satisfaction policy. So, instead of replacing the poles...Backcountry sent me a brand new Halo 6. How's that for customer service! We haven't used the new Halo 6 yet but, I'll be glad to update if any issues pop up. But for now, I'm very pleased. I'd recommend the tent. I'm giving it 4 stars eventhough we had one bad event while using it.

              We've used the tent several times since my original review. We continue to enjoy the tent with zero problems. We've been huddled down in it in a few FL thunderstorms without and leaks or issues with the poles. As a family car camping tent I would highly recommend the Marmot Halo 6. I give it 5 Stars, now!

              Awsome tent

                Finally got to use Our new Marmot Halo 6 tent, and it preformed very well. Set up is simple, but best with 2 people, as the tent is tall, and the fly is difficult to apply alone. We set up in the rain, and 45MPH gusts of wind. Once set up, the tent was stable, and rain proof, through 2 days of gusty wind and rain, while other tents toppled over, or leaked. We are very happy with this tent, and would recommend it to others to buy. The quality seems very high, and the design is very roomy and spacious. 6 people might be a little crowded, but with the 2 large vestibles, there is plenty of extra storage sheltered from the elements mother nature has in mind.

                Awsome tent

                Sweet Tent

                  Awesome tent...love the vertical sides thanks to the halo. Makes it so much easier in the morning when you are sore or stiff from the day before.

                  My kids especially love how big the tent is.

                  Super easy it is to put up even in the wind. I always end up putting it up by myself and letting everybody start exploring.

                  Marmot Halo Arrived

                    The tent arrived quickly. The shipping form Backcountry was awesome.

                    Set it up last night in the yard and per the other posts on this tent, I bent both poles when erecting the tent. The bends are likely not catastrophic (yet), but I am disappointed that this seems to be a common ailment for what looks to be a really nice tent. I don't even mind the bent poles so much as long as they all fold up nice and get back in the bag, but it bothers me the replacement poles are $100. They are aluminum poles. Why isn't a replacement set more like $20+S&H? If these poles end up breaking I will return the entire tent back to Backcountry for a replacement tent, but why even go through the hassle? Unless the cost of the replacement poles comes down significantly, I'd stay away from this tent and the hassle. Don't get me wrong. It is a nice tent. Very roomy, easy to erect, etc., but after spending $500 I'd like to think I am entitled to a little construction quality. The bending poles is just gross oversight on the part of Marmot. Drop the price of replacement poles Marmot or at least send free replacements to those of us that bent them on the first erection of the tent. At this point (after first erection) I am not a strong reference for your products.

                    Chris H., Gilbert, AZ.

                    I managed to get a light bend on one of the four poles when my 2-year helped me set up the tent and got a little bit too much into it, but it was not hard to gently bend it back into its original state. In normal operation I would say, this wouldn't normally happen. I would also rather have somwhat soft and flexible aluminum, poles then hardened ones that snap catastrophically (I have had that happen at High Altitude before on a different tent, and it's not fun).

                    Would I buy another

                      We just spent a week in the GSMNP and used our Halo 6 tent for two people. Let me tell you this is the way to camp. For the first time in years we had all kinds of room for our backpacks and other gear. On this trip we encountered high winds two nights and watched the tents top move side to side, not one time was i worried. The Halo 6 did what it was meant to to do, hold up like a marmot tent should. One of these nights we were under a severe weather warning with winds and rain pounding on us and not a drop of rain inside and again movement at the top, the tent held up great! Guess this is why we own two marmot tents.....

                      The only problem we had with the tent was when we began the tear down were we discovered two bent poles. We had heard this is a problem just thought it was peoples imaginations, guess not. I would take the chance and buy another and another. I will never own anything but a Marmot tent for front country our Halo 6 and for backcountry camping our trusty marmot limelight.

                      It would be hugely helpful if someone could post a picture of the bent poles they keep finding and any effect they have on tent function. It is frustrating that the Marmot website is full of comments about bent poles, but nothing about solutions and no way of knowing how severely the bends affect the function of the tent.

                      Extended Stay

                        We have been camping in Key West for about two months in a Halo 6 and we could not be happier.

                        The large living space along with the dual vestibules make this tent extremely comfortable for extended stays. Where I thought we might run into issues was dry rotting from the sun. The fly has faded some but not a single seam or tie-down has ripped or torn.

                        We did battle some storms with winds in excess of 40mph so the aluminum poles did a little bending but nothing that forced us to tear down camp and run for cover.

                        I cant say enough good things about it. It will be in my truck until its ripped to shreds...it may be a while.

                        Garner State Park, Texas

                        Right before the cold front!

                        Garner State Park, Texas

                        I bought this tent when I checked the prices of hotels at DisneyWorld! The money I save from the hotel paid for the tent, my kids sleeping bags and pads. This tent has been great. I have used it during a very windy cold front and a hot summer trip. The tent sets up easy and has plenty of room. Everyone else show up with massive Coleman junk. They wake up the next morning and have to pick their rainflys out of the trees! I sit there with my coffee and laugh at the carnage!

                        Curly's Clip - Halo 6 Tent

                        See why Curly is on cloud nine when he talks about this marmot tent...

                        Great, sturdy tent

                          This is a great tent that is quite spacious. It has fit myself, husband and our five kids fairly comfortably. Or myself with a cot, pack n' play and two young children. Or four rambunctious boys and all their luggage and toys.



                          The two vestibules are large and I have stored our Chariot Trailer in a vestibule at night, amongst the shoes.



                          I can set the Halo up in a matter of minutes with my two oldest boys. Rainfly is a little tricky for a short person.



                          In nice weather sleeping without the rainfly is awesome, it's so nice to look up at a clear starry sky with the night air blowing in.



                          We have faced lots of inclement weather in this tent. It weathers thunderstorms with ease. I've never had condensation issues and we've camped in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas in it. There was one awful storm in which we did have to take the tent down (rocky area and we couldn't stake it down properly). We were lake front and there were recorded 55-60 mph winds. The poles were slightly bent. We got the tent down and spent the remainder of the night in the truck. Several campers left the campground and many tents were destroyed during the storm.



                          Just recently the Halo made it through a snow storm. We had 8-10 inches of very wet, heavy snow. Four boys slept in it and didn't do a great job keeping the snow off the top. The poles bent in two places but made it thru seven days of rain, sleet, snow and ice. (At the end of the trip we were able to straighten the poles somewhat).



                          I would highly recommend the Marmot Halo to anyone interested in a spacious tent that can stand up to a variety of weather. The quality is impressive, and the abuse Mother Nature has thrown it's way is a testament to that. And for what it's worth, I really like the color.

                          How does the Halo 6P compare to the Limestone 6P. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the two in comparison?

                          The main difference between the two is the size and weight, The halo has a larger interior space and vestibule. Its also heavier and has a larger pack size.



                          The advantage of the limestone is that its smaller and cheaper, plus it is lighter then the halo.



                          The Halo would be better for car camping with more people/stuff. The limestone would be a better hiking tent because of the size and weight.



                          The Halo is also orange, so when the natural light comes through the tent the interior will light up orange, where as the limestone will have a more natural light if you get the white walled version.

                          Is a custom fit floor-liner available for...

                          Is a custom fit floor-liner available for the Halo 6?

                          Is there a hanging loop in the center of...

                          Is there a hanging loop in the center of the tent ceiling so we can hang a latern from it?

                          So this tent is 10' by 10' correct? How...

                          So this tent is 10' by 10' correct? How much usable room is in this tent? I have a Double or Queen sized air mattress, will there be room for extras inside? We plan on having a few kids in the near future and don't want to have to replace the tent right away. Just got it and with it being winter can't put it up to check yet.

                          with any tent, your not going to get the full 10by10, the walls being slanted in cuts of bit of use able space, with a twin and a queen i think you will completely fill the floor of your tent and leave yourself with little to no room for gear etc. a much easier way to go would be you and your wife take the air matress and the kids can sleep on ground pads, which will save alot of room

                          like the specs say, you will have approx 100+/- Sq.Ft. of "usable space". with this tent you also have the additional storage area in the vestibule area. i have spent time in one however i own mountain hardware and TNF tents. with this tent, it is cool how the poles actually push outward, giving even a bit more room. one thing i would have wanted would be more gear loops inside. hope this helps.

                          I just received this tent and set it up outside (haven't actually slept in it yet). By my measurements, the interior dimensions seem closer to 9'6" x 9'6". It's 10' x10' if you measure from grommet to grommet on the corner straps. Here's a queen-size sleeping bag, 2 kid sacks, and a pack n play mat. Leaves a little room to walk and maybe some for a dog or your actual luggage. The vestibules are pretty large though.

                          I just received this tent and set it up outside (haven't actually slept in it yet).  By my measurements, the interior dimensions seem closer to 9'6" x 9'6".  It's 10' x10' if you measure from grommet to grommet on the corner straps.  Here's a queen-size sleeping bag, 2 kid sacks, and a pack n play mat.  Leaves a little room to walk and  maybe some for a dog or your actual luggage.  The vestibules are pretty large though.

                          I live in Houston and do most of my camping...

                          I live in Houston and do most of my camping in Texas. During the
                          summer it gets up 100+ degrees. How is the ventilation in this tent? Let me know If you have any other suggestions on other tents that would be good in Texas.

                          How are the stakes that come with the tent?...

                          How are the stakes that come with the tent? Should I get groundhog stakes to replace them if they are not that great?

                          How many vestibules does the Halo-6 have? Can...

                          How many vestibules does the Halo-6 have?
                          Can a 5'10" individual stand in the tent if not in the middle?

                          Best Answer

                          2 vestibules. The center of the tent is 6'5" but the halo design keeps the walls mostly vertical. Dude in this video doesn't state how tall he is, but he is jumping around inside this tent and gives a pretty thorough review:
                          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn1J7STDD38
                          Hope it helps!

                          I heard the 100sq ft floor is actually...

                          I heard the 100sq ft floor is actually smaller. That marmot might have measured the floor material instead of the acutal area. I need to make the wife happy and she will not be happy unless I can get a queen size air mattress and a pack and play in this tent. Now Her current tent is 1900 sq ft but broke last trip but a bunch of space is not used cause of the way the ends of that tent tapered down to the small side doors. If this tent will not work what are some other tents I should look at.

                          Can the vesitbules be used without the...

                          Can the vesitbules be used without the rainfly? Or is it all integrated?

                          Does it come with a foot print/tarp? Do...

                          Does it come with a foot print/tarp?
                          Do they sell one that is for it?
                          How does it do in rain, wind, condensation?
                          How are the zippers after use with kids..in/out...up/down multiple times?
                          How easy does the manufacturer make it to fix problems, repair poles/rods/rips/tears/zippers/clips? How good is the lifetime warranty?
                          Does it come in a bag that is easy to carry? Several bags?
                          What is the sleeping pattern?
                          Never heard of manufacturer, what kind of reputation does Marmot have?

                          Best Answer

                          I'm not sure if I can get all of these, but I'll give it a shot.

                          - It does not come with a footprint, but there is one for it on this site, item #MAR1110. Just put that in the search bar and hit enter.

                          - It will do an excellent job in rain, wind (up to probably 35-40 if you guy it out), and condensation.

                          - The zippers are very durable and will last a long time, but the fastest killers of zipper are sand (usually not a problem) and stepping on them. Make it very very clear that no one can step on the zippers, teeth or sliders, ever.

                          - Marmot's warranty is quite good, and can be seen here: http://www.marmot.com/node/343

                          - It comes in one bag, a cylinder 25 inches long and 14 across and 19 pounds, so you can judged for yourself whether that's easy to carry.

                          - The sleeping pattern for big square tents like this is usually two people across at the head and feet, and four people side by side in the middle.

                          - I'm quite surprised that you haven't heard of Marmot, they have a fantastic reputation for jackets, tents, and other soft goods.

                          Besides, if anything goes wrong with the tent, whether Marmot covers it or not, you can always return it to Backcountry for a full refund. Any time, any condition. That's why Backcountry has 73,000 registered customers.

                          When are you anticipating that the Marmot...

                          When are you anticipating that the Marmot Halo 6-Person Tent will become available again? We want to buy by Spring Break.

                          ARE THESE IN STOCK YET?

                          ARE THESE IN STOCK YET?

                          How many people does it take to set up...

                          How many people does it take to set up this tent?

                          when will these be available again. I have...

                          when will these be available again. I have been looking to get this tents for 3-4 months and no one has it.

                          Is this tent available to buy right now?...

                          Is this tent available to buy right now? I have been told Marmot is only making 100 and if I am lucky I can get one but not until January 09. Is this true?

                          Is this tent warm enough for a light snow...

                          Is this tent warm enough for a light snow fall?