It’s lightweight, has two entry doors, and takes about as much time to set up as making your morning coffee. It's been through pretty heavy rains, 30 mph wind gusts and even snow. I have an REI half dome plus 2 tent. I noticed last year that the 'windows' of the rainfly were beginning to crack. We are looking for a secondary (our primary has been a BA Copper Spur UL2) backpacking tent for 2 people. A strong competitor is MSR’s Elixir 2 tent , which shares a similar design to their core Hubba Hubba NX, but with a wallet-friendlier build, more durable materials and less mesh, and a roomier interior. Just check that all the poles are there and in good shape. Already a favorite tent choice of mine for years, the new and improved Half Dome 2 Plus is bursting with cool features and crucially… it is still being offered at a reasonable price point. The REI Co-op Half Dome 2 Plus successfully builds on its predecessors and remains at the top of the heap in the $200 backpacking tent category. For under $200, … Good luck. I think those might be your only choices. Re: Replacement rain fly: Half Dome 2 Plus @KA Thank you for your patience as we tried to see what we could find out for you!

And also, the mesh of the tent body were breaking down. It’s a simple, easy to set up, two-person presidential suite. The REI Half Dome 2 Plus is a cavernous tent that can legitimately fit two adults, of any size, which is not true of most other “2P” backpacking tents. Craigslist, garage sales, or, go to a REI used gear sale, where there are usually half domes. You might be outa luck, ie, you've either got to spend the $ for the new poles, or, look around for a used half dome and scavenge the poles. This spring, a 10-ounce weight reduction and improved ventilation make a good thing even better. It has excellent features like star gazing, venting, and optimized headspace, and is made with high quality materials. REI Half Dome 2 We’ve long loved the livability (and affordability) of this iconic double-wall two-person dome tent, which won our 2010 Editors’ Choice Gold Award. Unfortunately, a replacement … The REI Half Dome 2 Plus tent has received a healthy makeover this year and I recently took it to the mountains of Pakistan to see what this tent is really made of. We plan to buy a 3 person (or 2 "plus") sized tent for added room. Ditch your mortgage payment and your rent and invest in a REI Half Dome 2 HC. In addition to car camping, I also take it along for short backpacking trips and haven't had an issue with it yet. The REI Half Dome 2 tent has really impressed me so far. Besides weight, are there any advantages of the REI Quarter-Dome over the REI Half-Dome tents?