Mountain Guide Tarp

Designed to handle extreme wind, snow and rain, the Mountain Guide Tarp is a durable floorless shelter originally designed for winter expeditions. We've also found it to be the perfect base camp or mess hall on any trip, in any season. 

4+ Person
5 lbs 1 oz. / 2.30 kg
Minimum Weight
Mountain Guide Tarp

Key Features

  • Roof Vent

    Integrated stiffeners keep the roof vents open to manage condensation

  • Access Port

    This opening can be adjusted to provide airflow and double as a port access to the outside

  • Snow Flaps

    Snow flaps can be used inside or out to lock out spindrift

  • Telescopic Center Pole

    Providing ultimate versatility, the center pole can be extended to work with a snow pit for winter use, or collapsed to work on flat ground during summer use

  • Roll Back Door

    Either side of the door can be rolled back and toggled to provide the perfect amount of visibility and ventilation when mother nature cooperates

Tech Specs & Materials

tech specs

Minimum Weight:
5 lbs 1 oz. / 2.30 kg
Packaged Weight:
5 lbs 15 oz. / 2.96 kg
Number of Doors:
Number of Gear Closets:
Gear Storage Area:
Interior Area:
109.0 ft2 / 10.13 m2
Internal Peak Height:
89 in. / 226 cm
Awning Height:
Awning Overhang:
98 in. / 249 cm
98 in. / 249 cm
Number of guylines:
5 at 72 in. / 183 cm
5 at 118 in. / 300 cm
Stake Type Quantity:
15 Hex Peg Stakes
Tent Storage Bag:
Length: 17 in. / 43.2 cm
Diameter: 6.5 in. / 16.5 cm
Pole Storage Bag:
Length: 21.5 in. / 54.6 cm
Diameter: 4.5 in. / 11.4 cm 
Tent Stake Storage Bag:
Length: 8 in. / 20.3 cm
Diameter: 4.5 in. / 11.4 cm


Number of Poles:
Pole Type:
DAC Pressfit
Pole Diameter:
16 mm
Pole Set Weight:
15 oz. / 0.43 kg
Fly Fabric:
Main: 70D Nylon, 3000 mm Trim: 75D Polyester, 1500 mm
Floor Fabric:
Body Fabric: