Gear Editor Kristin Hostetter from Backpacker Magazine offers a grear review on the Sierra Designs Lightning XT4 Tent. This tent won the 2009 Editors Choice Award from Backpacker Magazine

New for 2009! The freestanding Sierra Designs Lightning XT 4 is a roomy, lightweight backpacking/camping tent. Collectively, the Lightning XT 4’s innovative Tunnel Dome design, dual doors and twin vestibules help to maximize livability.

The Lightning XT 4 has 57.5 sq. ft. of interior space. A large front vestibule offers 17.5 sq ft of exterior shelter while a rear vestibule provides an additional 10 sq ft! Sewn-in interior pockets help you free up floor space.

See more at the Sierra Designs Web Site

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