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Gear Review: Sierra Designs Light Year 1 Person Tent
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Gear Review: Sierra Designs Light Year 1 Person Tent

Gear Review: Sierra Designs Light Year 1 Person Tent

Value Rating: 9
Durability Rating: 10
Overall Rating: 10
Location of Test: Paddle Oregon trip
Duration of Test: Still using
Product Name: Light Year 1 Person Tent
Product Brand: Sierra Designs
Best Use: The great outdoors! Or indoors if your roommates don't mind

Sierra Designs Light Year Tent

The Full Review:
This tent has a simple design and it is SUPER easy to set up. I've got the process down now and takes me about 5 minutes. Took me 10 minutes my first try, (I had not set up a tent in years previous to this, so literally anyone can do it!)

I was a bit worried about it being non-free standing, but there have been no issues whatsoever. Just double check that you DO have all of the tent stakes. I managed to lose 2, but the tent still worked flawlessly without them.

There is color coding too, to help line everything up, which I found to be very helpful.

Usually, I keep the vestibule open for ventilation, or you can create an awning.

The floor is waterproof, but you should get a footprint to help protect it even more.

I really dig the all-mesh canopy. It keeps the tent lightweight, great for backpacking and kayak camping.

Sierra Designs Light Year Tent Sierra Designs Light Year Tent

The Good: 
Light, easy setup, cost-efficient,
Like the Tardis- it's smaller on the outside, but bigger on the inside.

The Bad: 
Pick up some extra tent stakes to tie all of the fly supports, it only comes with 10.

The Bottom Line: 
I REALLY enjoy this tent, and highly recommend!


Light Year 1 Person Tent

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Sierra Designs Light Year 1 Person Tent


$169.95

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