The Shield 2 is a lightweight, four-season mountaineering tent with single-wall design meant to be taken to the highest points, lowest canyons, and every climate in between. The Accessory Vestibule (sold separately) adds protected gear storage and a covered entry.
||3lb 12oz / 1.70kg
||4lb 5oz / 1.97kg
|Fast Fly Weight
||5" x 17.5" / 13 x 44cm
||28 sq ft / 2.6 m²
||40" / 102cm
||na / na
||6oz / 170g
|Number of Seasons
|Number of Doors
Door features two windows. One weather viewing widow and one with two closure options. Mesh only for ventilation or zip up the nylon layer for complete closure.
Zippered fly vents allow for venting in inclement weather or zip up the nylon layer for complete protection.
Heavy duty reflective guylines and reflective webbing
Storm flap on door zipper
Two fly vents
Velcro tabs connect fly to pole structure providing perfect pitch and extra stability
Ready to pitch; with pre-cut guy lines and tensioners attached to fly
Reflective guylines and webbing on tent corners
4 interior mesh pockets & 8 lightweight DAC J-stakes
DAC J-Stakes may be buried as deadman anchors
Over-sized, reinforced stake out loops - to be used with skis, ice axe, ski poles, etc.
Gear loft loops included
Footprint - sold separately
Fast Fly setup NOT available
Fits Wall Gear Loft - sold separately
*Trail Weight vs *Packed Weight:
Unless otherwise noted, all published weights in our catalog and website are “trail weights”; the weight of the tent components necessary for setup and function. Packed weight is the weight with everything included with purchase.
Ultralight nylon, three layer waterproof, breathable fabric with a microporous membrane and tricot layer to enhance moisture management
Membrane with electrospun nanofibers provides a 10000mm waterproof rating at minimal weight
Fabric breathability (MVTR): 30000 g/m2/24 hours
Durable nylon floor fabric with a 10000mm polyurethane coating
All seams taped with waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane tape (No PVC or VOC's)
DAC Featherlite NSL pole system with press fit connectors
Plastic clips and sleeves attach tent body to pole frame