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.


Pitching Instructions

Tent User Manual

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

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 (Solid Ground):
79 in. / 201 cm
Internal Peak Height (w/Snow Pit):
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:
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