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ALPS Mountaineering Meramac 4-Person
Dome-style 4-person tent with awning
The Meramac series tents are all free standing 2-pole designs with shock corded fiberglass with aluminum ferrules. The ferrules are the "connectors" that hold the poles together and we use aluminum, rather than steel, because aluminum can never rust. Our fiberglass poles are also normally one size larger than normal to offer you a sturdier, stronger tent. We use lightweight but strong polyester fabrics. The side walls are uncoated so the tent can "breathe" under the urethane coated fly. The fly uses a pole in the top, which gives you an awning over each door for excellent rain protection. Our fly is full length on the sides, not 3/4 length like some others, for better weather protection. We even have our factory seal the seams on the floor and fly for maximum water repellency. Entry and exit are enhanced with 2 doors, which means if you have to get out at night, you don't need to crawl over the others to get to the only door. The second door is also nice for extra ventilation in hot, muggy weather. Our door zippers are a #8, which is one size larger than most, for extra durability. Mesh storage pockets and a gear loft are included to help you keep your gear organized.

If you're interested in an even heavier oxford floor and larger #10 zippers, you can always check out our Meramac Outfitter Series as another option.
  • Free-standing two-pole design with shock corded fiberglass poles
  • 75D 185T polyester fly with 1500mm coating resists UV damage and stays taut
  • Factory-sealed fly and floor seams provide best weather protection
  • 75D 185T poly taffeta floor with 1500mm coating
  • Extra large #8 zippers on both doors for extra durability
  • Easy entry with two doors and "single-zip operation"
  • Great ventilation with two zippered windows (in the doors) and large side mesh panels
  • Weatherproof fly with a ridge pole provides an awning over each door
  • Mesh storage pockets, gear loft, 8" steel stakes, and guy ropes included
  • Floor saver available
  • Base size: 7'6 x 8'6
  • Center height: 60"
  • Tent area: 64 ft²
  • Total weight: 11 lbs. 10 oz.
  • Packed size: 7" x 24"
  • Pole diameter: 11 mm
Product Number
ItemProduct Number
Meramac 4 Gray/Red5421642
Customer Reviews
The Meramac 4-Person has been rated 1 time.
4.0 out of 5 stars
lots of headroom

This tent is pretty great for 2 or 3 people in somewhat fair weather. The rainfly comes down to the ground on the sides, but the openness of the front and back door would leave the tent exposed to rains that might blow in sideways. Having no tent fly to try to navigate while going in and out of the tent is a nice feature, though, when you're camping in fair weather. Because there is so much headroom, the side walls of the tent are pretty perpendicular. This is nice for the people who are sleeping near the sides of the tent. They're not sucking nylon in their faces. The one thing I do NOT like and I would say is a design flaw, is that the door zippers have a zipper flap that begins about halfway down the door. When you're zipping closed the tent, the zipper gets 'stuck' where that flap begins. The flap acts like a zipper stop. All you need is a second hand or to just run your finger along the outside edge of the zipper as you're zipping to lift the flap and stop the blocking. So it's not a major headache, but it is most certainly an annoyance and a design flaw.