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   The Mountain Hardwear EV2 Tent Review By the Everest GearGal


The EV2 is known for its sleek design, quick pitch, and staunch set against high winds. And why not? It was designed to the specifications of Ed Viestur, the only American to successfully summit all 14 of the world’s 8000 meter peaks. This specialist tent includes all the features you’d expect to shelter you in winter and high alpine conditions.

A lightweight, strong, non-stretch laminate with a techy-sounding name--TX07PU--stretches over Atlas Scandium XL poles, creating Mountain Hardwear’s Proprietary Evolution Tension Arch™ making it strong and stable, while delivering the lightest weight possible.

Four welded adjustable zip vents with mesh give you control over ventilation, while a watertight snow port enables you to easily rid your tent of accumulated frost/snow. Adding to the super light construction are ¼” buckles and webbing, plus a welded zipper flap that keeps you drier, too. Even though you may be on a ledge, you still need space for your boots and other gear, so an integrated vestibule provides just that.

 2 SVX windows make for a brighter interior and allows you to see what’s going on outside.

And as always, Mountain Hardwear backs up its superior design with a lifetime warranty.

Buy it here.

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A cold weather, high altitude double boot for extreme conditions The Olympus Mons is the perfect choice for 8000-meter peaks. This super lightweight double boot has a PE thermal insulating inner boot that is coupled with a thermo-reflective outer boot with an integrated gaiter. We used a super insulating lightweight PE outsole to keep the weight down and the TPU midsole is excellent for crampon compatibility and stability on steep terrain. WEIGHT: 39.86 oz • 1130 g LAST: Olympus Mons CONSTRUCTION: Inner: Slip lasted Outer: Board Lasted OUTER BOOT: Cordura® upper lined with dual-density PE micro-cellular thermal insulating closed cell foam and thermo-reflective aluminium facing/ Insulated removable footbed/ Vibram® rubber rand See more here.

 






 

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