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Mountain Hardwear Trango 2 Tent 2-Person 4-Season


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Trango 2 Tent

When the weather gods start dropping bombs on your basecamp, retreat to the Mountain Hardwear Trango 2 Tent and sit out the storm in time-tested alpine style. The Trango's been around since 1995 and, like cheese and wine, has only gotten better as it's gotten older. Weighing under nine pounds, it's considerably lighter than many basecamp-style tents, but doesn't give up weatherproofing or durability to get there. It pitches using four DAC Featherlite aluminum poles (a fifth supports the vestibule for extra storage space), and boasts fully-taped seams on the fly and floor to keep the elements at arm's length, or even further away. All the fabrics are tightly-woven, high-denier nylon, and feature either DWR treatments, in the case of the body, or polyurethane and silicone coatings (floor and fly) that have been tested in a rain room to ensure they'll stay watertight through the burliest mountain storms.

You might be stuck inside for a while, but at least you'll have a small window to look out of (not that there'll be much to see), and two mesh doors that'll keep some air moving through so you don't go any crazier than you have to. If the weather gets nice, you can even set up the Trango with the Pitchlight option, which uses just the fly and footprint (sold separately) to provide a shelter that weights under 6.5 pounds. No matter how you choose to pitch, the vestibule has snow flaps that hug the ground to seal out wind and spindrift, fully-welded guy-out points and zipper flaps, and waterproof zippers for extra weather protection.

  • Four-season tent made for year-round mountaineering expeditions
  • Rain fly features fully taped seams for waterproof protection
  • Canopy has a bathtub-style floor for better weather protection
  • DAC Featherlight poles with direct connection clips for a solid feel
  • Mesh windows at roof and both doors for amplified airflow
  • Vestibule can attache to either door for customized coverage
  • Stakes, pocket, guyout line, and tensioners included
  • Item #MHW01DJ

[fly] 70D nylon taffeta, PU coating (2000mm), [canopy] 40D nylon ripstop, [floor] 70D nylon taffeta, PU coating (10,000mm)
Wall Type
DAC Featherlight NSL
Number of Doors
Number of Vestibules
Vestibule Space
12sq ft
mesh panels
fully sealed
Gear Loft
internal tension shelves
Interior Height
Floor Dimensions
92 x 64 / 58in
Floor Space
40sq ft
Packed Size
8 x 24in
Fast-pitch Option
footprint sold separately
Fast-pitch Weight
6lb 1oz
Trail Weight
8lb 10oz
Packed Weight
9lb 10oz
Recommended Use
mountaineering, winter camping
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>Rating: 5

My favourite expedition tent !

I've put it through the wringer
True to size
5` 10"
155 lbs

My Name is Tim Emmett I’ve been using the Trango tents since 1999, all over the World. The last time was at Everest basecamp. It’s my go to expedition tent that is reliable and pretty much bomb proof! I haven’t broken one yet!

>Rating: 5

It's the ideal small tent

I've used it several times
True to size

I'm Charlotte, a French climber in my 30s, and I've been expatriated in fun Salt Lake City, UT for 2 years now. I've had this tent for about a year now, and it's been the ideal go-to tent for our adventures around home. We're super happy with it. Two memories come to my mind. First one was in late winter, we were camping up in Castle Rock, ID. It rained a lot one night but we all (husband, dog, me) stayed dry which was great. Second memory was in summer. We went to camp up in the Uintas and we somehow decided to set up the tent on the back of our truck (we have a 5ft bed) and it worked great. No rain fly on which was even nicer for a nice summer night.