A versatile and feature-rich option for backpacking or camping the NEMO Dagger 3P effectively balances weight performance and roominess. Dual doors and vestibules internal storage and a voluminous interior maximize livability.
Measuring 90” x 70” the tent has a 43 square foot floor area and offers a peak height of 42”. Two large side-entry doors create convenient access and the Dagger 2P’s two vestibules offer a combined 23 square feet of exterior space to stow gear. An internal storage pocket utilizes light-diffusing fabric to turn a headlamp (not included) into a lantern capable of illuminating the interior of the tent.
A hubbed-pole design creates a unique easy-set-up architecture and an additional ridge pole gives the sidewalls excellent verticality which frees up elbow room inside the tent. This construction also better maintains overhead height so that you have headroom throughout the tent instead of just in the very center.
A raised waterproof bathtub-style floor enhances performance in poor weather and also cuts down on wear-and-tear. Fully seam taped construction and the PU-coated Nylon rainfly further bolster weather protection. A custom-fit footprint (sold separately) can be used to offer additional protection against standing water rocks and roots.
Each NEMO Dagger 3P tent includes a stuff sack guyout cord stakes and a repair kit. An innovative “dual-stage” design on the stuff sack makes it convenient to split up the components of the tent to share the carry weight between multiple backpackers.
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- Trapezoidal vestibule creates more area and volume for storage than any other tent in its price and weight category
- The Dagger 2P has more livable interior space than the best-selling tents in its category
- Two doors an two generous vestibules eliminate awkward entries/exits and provide ample gear storage
- Overhead light pockets use special light diffusing fabric to cast an even glow throughout the tent
- New dual-stage stuff sack fits the tent and poles or adjusts smaller to further compress the tent and split the load
- Inner tent has a built-in privacy panel for extended coverage and security
- Footprint, Pawprint, and Gear Loft sold separately
Best Use Backpacking Average Min Weight 3 lb 12 oz Average Packed Weight 4 lb 4 oz Warranty Limited Lifetime Vestibule Area 23 sq ft Sleeping Capacity 3 Seasons 3 Seam Sealed Taped Seams Pole Type DAC Featherlite NSL Aluminum Pole Diameter 9.0/9.6 mm Packed Size 19" x 6" Number of Poles 1 Other Stuff Sack Included Material Fly: 20D PeU Nylon Ripstop (1200mm)
Canopy: 20D Nylon Ripstop Ripstop / No see um mesh
Floor: 30D PU Nylon Ripstop (3000mm)
Interior Storage Overhead light pockets Interior Height 42" Freestanding Yes Floor Dimension 90" x 70" Floor Area 43 sq ft Doors 2 Clips or Sleeves Clips
Real Customer Reviews
- Plenty of room with a view
Likes: setup was very easy, huge amount of room for 2 hikers plus gear. I bought this so my son and I can split the weight and have plenty of room for sleeping. I was concerned the 2P was too tight for two people so I went with the 3P for only 8 oz more weight but a lot more room. I also wanted a true free-standing tent for platform camping and this one is the best so far! The 42 inc height is the highest I have ever seen and the arch design ensures your head will not hit the tent top!
Dislikes: none so far
- Great lightweight tent
Likes: Lightweight and roomy
Dislikes: Had more moisture buildup than I would have expected. Would like to see rain fly vents
- Best all-around 3P tent
Likes: I love the roomy vestibules and the natural color scheme. Nemo makes quality gear and I haven't been disappointed by any of their products yet. The bathtub floor is effective in keeping the interior dry during heavy rain.
Dislikes: It's certainly not an ultralight minimalist tent, so I mainly use it for 3-season car camping, and "comfortable" backpacking.
- Great backpacking Tent
Likes: Easy to set up
- Excellent purchase
Likes: Easy to assemble, packs light
Dislikes: The zippers on the doors sometimes do not flow smoothly on the turn of the opening.
- Haven't tried yet
Likes: Easy to assemble, seems great quality.
- Loving it
Likes: I'm 6'6" so I wanted a tent that didn't make me feel like I was living in a hobbit home. This tent is super spacious and super simple to set up. I wouldn't want to share this tent with two other people but for you and your backing packing buddy you've got tons of space and don't have to compromise on weight. Hitting the trail in 3 weeks will update review once I'm back.
Dislikes: Have to buy the footprint separately but that seems pretty standard for comparable tents.
- Best tent on the market!
Likes: As a long time Nemo fan, I bought this tent without seeing it in person and I didn’t have to. This is now my 4th tent from Nemo, my favorite tent until now has been the Losi 2P. I’ve worked with Nemo’s customer service with warranties before and was overly satisfied. The price is a bit steep, but that’s what it costs to design and own the best tent on the market. The floor of the tent seems like a pretty durable material. It’s super light and is very roomy. It blows me away that you can get everything you’ve always wanted in a tent, no compromise.
Dislikes: Not a single thing...
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