Mountain Equipment Company

MEC Volt LT 2-Person Tent


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We sent our popular Volt 2 to fitness camp where it lost half a kilo. Now called the Volt 2 LT, it’s faster, lighter, sharper looking and better outfitted. Yet it still delivers the same amount of living room and 3-season solidity that made the original a hit. In your pack or strapped to your bike rack, it’s barely noticeable. In camp, it’s conspicuously spacious and comfortable.

  • Single-piece pole set with a centre hub assembles quickly and easily
  • Crossed-wedge design and upper crossed poles provide generous headroom and great stability
  • Ultra-light 30-denier polyester ripstop fly has great UV-resistance and stretches less than nylon when wet
  • Translucent fly, light coloured canopy, and fluoro-green floor keep the interior ambience upbeat even in dull weather
  • Lower fabric canopy keeps out windblown rain, sand, or snow and keeps in warmth while the upper is made of mesh to maximize breathability so you'll get less condensation
  • Twin vestibules, each with its vent, ensure you both have gear storage and a way out without waking your tent mate
  • Pegs are DAC J-stakes, with a V-cross section that holds better than needle or wire styles
  • Guy lines are reflective and have glove-friendly tensioners
  • Poles anodized without heavy metals reduce its environmental impact

Tech specs

Weight1.7kg (Stainless Steel/Sour Appl)
Ideal for
  • Backpacking
  • 2 doors
Canopy fabric30-denier polyester ripstop
  • 2 vestibules
Canopy mesh15-denier nylon mesh
Floor fabric30-denier nylon
Floor coatingEther-type polyurethane
Fly fabric30-denier polyester ripstop
Fly coatingEther-type polyurethane
PoleDAC Featherlite NSL aluminum
2.73sq. m
Interior peak height1.02m
Packed size55 x 17cm
Vestibule area (secondary)0.8sq. m
Vestibule area (primary)0.8sq. m
Pole diameter8.5mm
Additional feature(s)
  • Interior pocket(s)
  • Footprint sold separately
Made inVietnam

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