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Mountain Hardwear Optic 6 Tent: 6-Person 3-Season


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    • Bay Blue, One Size

    3 Reviews


    The only way to see nature is with the Optic.

    The Mountain Hardwear Optic 6-person 3-season tent is a spacious base camp tent that has tons of space for tired bodies and extra gear alike. It features two large, adjacent doors with dual-slider zippers that offer up a 180-degree panoramic view for you, and your family, to take in the morning, as well as easy access to help regulate the heavy traffic of six people. If the bugs aren’t too bad, you can roll back the fly to really see how glorious the day before you is shaping up to be. Along with the two doors, two vestibules provide even more dry storage for all the gear your group brings along. The tent sleeps six people happily, perhaps even the family dog, and allows the average full-grown camper to stand comfortably with a peak interior height of 6ft 4in.

    Pitching is made a breeze with color-coded tabs that guide you to a speedy and confusion-free setup in minutes. The four poles are made of lightweight, super-strong DAC DA-17 aluminum, which will cut down on the stress of schlepping and guarantee you’ll be using this tent for years to come. If you find yourself with the uninvited guest of rain, the Optic’s polyester canopy, fly, and nylon floor coupled with DWR-coating does an excellent job of preventing soggy sleeping bags. The knit mesh canopy circulates air throughout and has built-in internal gear organization pockets for even more gear storage, Once camp is set, prop the dual-zip vestibule up to convert it into an awning and you’ll have it made in the shade.

    • 75D polyester taffeta fly
    • 68D polyester ripstop canopy with DWR finish
    • 70D nylon floor
    • Four DAC DA17 aluminum poles
    • Two large doors with vestibules
    • Internal mesh gear organization pockets
    • Item #MHW00GQ

    Tech Specs

    [canopy] 68D polyester ripstop (DWR), [fly] 75D polyester taffeta (1500mm PU), [floor] 70D nylon taffeta (3000mm PU), [poles] DAC DA17 aluminum
    Wall Type
    Pole Attachment
    Number of Doors
    Number of Vestibules
    Vestibule Space
    17 sq ft
    mesh canopy
    Interior Height
    6 ft 4 in
    Floor Space
    86 sq ft
    Packed Size
    11 x 31 in
    Trail Weight
    15 lb 2 oz
    Packed Weight
    15 lb 14 oz
    Recommended Use
    Manufacturer Warranty

    Tech Specs

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    Never had a more Weather proof tent!

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

    I took this tent out as a rental from our gear closet a few weeks ago for a 1 night camp out and man was I in for a treat. The tent set up moderately easy and I actually did it myself. The hot springs in Idaho had some in climate weather and we tossed the Rain fly on right away and it rained off and on all day. The tent never took on any moisture and myself and my girl and our dogs stayed dry the entire time we were inside. We actually went to bed with it raining fairly heavy and when we awoke it had snowed about 2.5 inches and the entire tent was covered. Still we were bone dry and pretty warm what with all of us cuddled up. This may be a 6 person tent but it is crazy light. We car camped it so we brought a Queen size air mattress and wanted enough space for our dogs to sleep and to walk around comfortably. I hung up our head lamp in the middle of the tent and it kept the entire inside nicely lit. All in all I have zero complaints about this tent and I am going to be buying one myself very soon. THIS TENT ROCKS!

    Clips Clip Clips

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

    Here is a little example of the clips in my past review as well. They just "spin" into the tent. VERY EASY.

    I think a 5 year old could possibly do that.

    Clips Clip Clips

    Easiest Camping Apartment I've ever seen

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

    If this photo doesnt tell you enough... Its really crazy how light and huge this thing is.

    I have set up plenty of tents in my life but really none were as easy as this one. Mountain Hardware has created these wonderful clips that help to attach the poles making it effortless to put this puppy up.

    My sister and I did it in 2 minutes flat no problems at all.

    Side Note, Man standing next to tent is about 5'10"-5'11" and could easily stand inside.

    Easiest Camping Apartment I've ever seen