MEC Volt LT 4-Person Tent 5036-986

MEC Volt LT 4-Person Tent


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Light enough for backpacking, big enough for the whole family. With room to sleep 4 adults, the Volt 4 is great for hiking trips or kayak tours. It’s light enough to bring for 3 people who like a lot of room for sleeping or stashing gear. Divide the weight among the whole crew, and everyone gets a manageable load for travel and a spacious home when you set up camp for the night.

  • 1-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 holds warmth and keeps out blowing rain or sand, mesh upper provides venting so you 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 the environmental impact.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Backpacking

The number of average sized people that the product can comfortably sleep.

Seasons 3-season
Door(s) 2 doors
Vestibule(s) 2 vestibules
Canopy fabric 30-denier nylon
Canopy mesh 15-denier nylon mesh
Floor fabric 30-denier nylon ripstop
Floor coating Ether-type polyurethane
Floor waterproofness

The standard test for coated fabrics uses a standing pipe (column) filled with water. The figures given are the water column height. A 1000mm coating allowed no leaks after 1 minute under 1000mm of water.

Fly fabric 30-denier polyester ripstop
Fly coating Ether-type polyurethane
Fly waterproofness

The standard test for coated fabrics uses a standing column (a pipe) filled with water. The figures given are the column height. A 1000mm coating allowed no leaks after 1 minute under 1000mm of water.

Pole DAC Featherlite NSL 7001 T6 aluminum
Floor length

A measurement based on the longest point of the tent.

Floor width

A measurement based on the widest points of the tent.

Floor area

Square metre measurement of a tent’s usable space. Does not include vestibules.

6.1sq. m
Interior peak height 1.35m
Minimum weight

Includes just the tent, poles, and the fewest pegs and guylines needed to properly set it up.

Packed weight

Includes the full tent with its stuff sack, repair swatches, and all the guylines and pegs.

Packed size 63 x 20.5cm
Pole diameter 9.6 and 10.25mm
Window(s) 0
Vestibule area (secondary) 1.5sq. m
Vestibule area (primary) 1.5sq. m
Free standing

These tents can be set up without stakes or pegs on any type of ground. All tents should be anchored or weighted, so they don't blow away.

Additional feature(s)
  • Interior pocket(s)
  • Footprint sold separately
Made in Vietnam