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Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent Item # SDEC4203

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A reimagining of a backcountry classic, the Sierra Designs Flashlight
2 tent is a feature-rich, non-freestanding option for solo backpackers looking
to balance weight and comfort.


The Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 tent is a feature-rich non-freestanding option for looking to balance weight and comfort. Trekking pole pitch compatibility offers even greater weight savings by allowing you to leave the vertical tent poles at home, and with only 6 stake-outs, the Flashlight 2 is a snap to set up.

The Flashlight 2 has 30 square feet of interior space. Dual gear closets that are out of the way of both large doors can be toggled open or closed on the outside of the tent and provide an additional combined 9.8 square feet (4.9 sq. ft. per closet) of sheltered space for stashing larger items like packs and boots.

The hybrid double/single wall design of the Flashlight 2 reduces weight and further aids in quick set-up, while DAC Pressfit aluminum poles, 8" awning coverage, and the uncommonly large dual drop doors add to the list of great features. The tent has a trail weight of just 3 pounds, 6 ounces and you can reduce weight further by leaving the two front vertical poles behind and using your trekking poles (not included) in their place.

Ample mesh on the tent body and awning coverage that allows the doors or windows to remain open even in a rainstorm provide circulation to fight condensation build-up in the Flashlight 2. Coated with waterproof polyurethane, the 70D nylon taffeta floor and 75D polyester taffeta rainfly are lightweight and durable. All of the Flashlight 2’s seams are tape-sealed to protect the tent interior from the elements.

The Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 tent is designed for 3-season use.

  • Large drop doors for easy entry and exit
  • 8" awning coverage provides dry entry and exit, sun protection and allows for door/window to remain open during a storm
  • Hybrid double/single wall reduces weight and makes for quick, easy set-up
  • Trekking pole compatible
  • Gear closet


Recommended Use 3-Season Backpacking
Average Min Weight 3 lbs 6 oz
Average Packed Weight 3lbs 12 oz
Warranty Lifetime
Vestibule Area 4.9 sq ft + 4.9 sq ft (2 gear closets)
Sleeping Capacity 2
Seasons 3
Seam Sealed Taped Seams
Pole Type DAC Pressfit
Pole Diameter 9/9.5 mm
Packed Size 18.5" x 6"
Number of Poles 3
Other Stuff Sack Included
Material Body: 20D Nylon No-See-Um-Mesh
Floor: 70D Nylon Taffeta
Fly: 75D Polyester Taffeta
Interior Height 46"
Freestanding No
Floor Dimension 90" x 50" (at widest point)
Floor Area 30 sq ft
Doors 2
Clips or Sleeves Clips

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Likes: Very easy & fast setup. Much more space on the inside than I expected. I love the gear closets! Well thought out construction!!

Dislikes: I haven't found anything I don't like yet!!

Reviewed by Inside Edge M. - April 24, 2014