Mountain Hardware Spire 2 - Tents
(Mark Wiens)

Mountain Hardware Spire 2 – Tents: Reviews

Mountain Hardware Spire 2 - Tents

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You don’t need to attempt an unclimbed summit in Tibet to appreciate this tent, but that’s what our tester did. After weathering 50-mph winds while hunkered down at 16,600 feet, he says, “The Spire is one of the best tight-quarters, two-man mountain tents available.” The secret? A top-strut pole keeps the traditional X-pole design from folding in strong winds, and the double-wall construction is stormproof and condensation-free. 4.5 lbs;

Bonus: Two doors and vestibules increase versatility when cooking, packing, and exiting.

Bummer: Space is tight—the floor and doorways could use a few extra inches in every direction.

From Outside Magazine, April/May 2021 Lead Photo: Mark Wiens