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The LFD is the workhorse of our big mountain domes. Like its big sibling, the BFD, this shelter will safely take you anywhere you can take it. Both of our big domes have been proven on Everest; yet the LFD received some extra attention after a heavy wind storm on Mt. Everest at 22,000 ft in 2011. The LFD was the last large tent standing at Camp 2 after the storm passed. 

Every aspect of the LFD was designed to maximize durability and function. Custom-molded acetyl clips are easy to operate with gloves and stay flexible down to -40˚F/C. Titanium dioxide-coated fabric gives the LFD an unmatched degree of UV resistance. We often hear from customers that it lasts several times longer than comparable tents at extended high-altitude basecamps.

Built for groups of 10-12 , this is a great communications or dining tent, and is the right size for most expeditions. The LFD is being used all around the world and excels in windy, harsh, high-altitude, and even hot environments.


  • ET70 and LS07 Fabrics feature Titanium Dioxide coating, which is extremely UV resistant and lasts 3-5 times as long as comparable tent fabrics under intense UV exposure.
  • Custom Cobra clips are made of injection-molded acetyl plastic, which remains flexible to -40˚F/C, with stainless steel gate
  • Internal tie downs/o-rings provide many options for hanging, storage or internal guying. When properly strung and tensioned, the internal tie down system will greatly increase the strength of the tent much like the spokes and rim of a bicycle wheel.
  • Clear polymer window film does not yellow from UV exposure and remains flexible to below -40˚F/C.
  • White ET70 window covers protect window film from UV and reflect heat when closed. (This allows the LFD to excel in almost any condition where large groups need to congregate. Great for expos, trade shows and in-laws as well.)
  • Reinforced attachment points are 3-layer ET70 sewn over a nylon core.
  • Reflective grommets are alphanumerically labeled and pole-specific to ease setup.
  • 840D nylon perimeter skirt


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Weight 40 lbs 2 oz (Body 19 lbs 14 oz, Poles 20 lbs 4 oz)
Capacity 12+ people plus gear
Floor Area 201 sq ft
Interior Height
7' 5"
Diameter 16'
Number of poles 10
Number of doors 3
Number of windows/vents 7



Tent Body Fabrics
ET70 Ti-Diox Nylon, LS07 Ti-Diox Nylon
Skirt Fabric 840D Nylon Taffeta
Poles 10 DAC Pressfit 13.2mm