Tent-Reviews

NEMO Firefly 2 Tent Review

Nemo Firefly Tent Review

The NEMO Firefly is a lightweight 2-person tent with a robust floor and ultralight mesh and fly. It’s easy to set up, and has great headroom, excellent ventilation even with the doors closed, and lots of smart design features that enhance its livability. While it is similar to the NEMO …

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Gossamer Gear DCF One Tent Review

Gossamer Gear DCF One Tent Review

The Gossamer Gear DCF One is a one-person, single-wall ultralight trekking pole tent that weighs 15.3 oz and costs $539. It has an all-mesh front door and vestibule and requires two trekking poles to set up. While it has a Dyneema DCF rain fly, the floor is made with a …

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REI Trail Hut 2 Tent Review

REI Trail Hut Tent Review

The REI Trail Hut 2 is a two-person tent double-wall tent with two doors and two vestibules. It’s exceptionally easy to set up with a freestanding dome structure and includes a ground cloth to protect the floor from abrasion. Priced at $199, it’s a great tent for car camping or …

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Gossamer Gear DCF Two Tent Review

Gossamer Gear DCF Two Tent Review

The Gossamer Gear DCF Two is a single-wall, two-person ultralight trekking pole tent that weighs 20. 8 oz and costs $589. While it has a Dyneema DCF rain fly, the floor is made with a 7 denier Sil/PU nylon, an innovative combination that reduces the price of the shelter and …

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Zpacks Free Duo Tent Review

Zpacks Free Duo Tent Review

The Zpacks Free Duo is an ultralight, single-wall freestanding tent made from strong, waterproof, Dyneema Composite Fabric (DCF). Built for two people, this tent weighs just 29.6 ounces and has two doors and two vestibules. It has two separate H-pole units that allow the shelter to truly stand up on …

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Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL 2 Tent Review

The Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL 2 is a two person dome style tent with two side doors for convenient entry and exit.

The Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL 2 is the latest generation in the ultralight Copper Spur line of tents, boasting increased interior volume and livability by integrating steeper sides walls into the inner tent. The result is an outstanding balance of comfort and function in what I consider one of …

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Six Moon Designs Skyscape Scout Tent Review (1P)

Six Moon Designs Skyscape Scout 1P Tent Review

The Six Moon Designs Skyscape Scout (SMD Scout) is a 40 ounce, one-person, trekking pole-supported tent that retails for $145 (that’s not a typo). It is a great option for scouts (hence the name), kids who are ready for their own tent, and anyone who wants a little extra durability, …

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LanShan 2 Tent Review

Lanshan 2 Tent Review

The LanShan 2 Tent is a two-person trekking pole tent that’s become very popular with campers and backpackers because it’s lightweight, inexpensive, and reasonably well made. It’s available on Amazon, AliExpress, and eBay and sold by a number of resellers including 3F UL, Meir, Flames Creed, etc. for anywhere from …

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NEMO Hornet 2P Ultralight Tent Review

The NEMO Hornet 2P Tent is a two-person ultralight tent with two doors that weighs just 1 pound 14.3 ounces (on the SectionHiker scale), not including stuff sacks or tent stakes. Let that sink in for a moment. The NEMO Hornet 2P is lighter weight than many two-person ultralight silnylon …

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Exped Mira 1 HL Tent Review

Exped Mira 1 Tent Review

The Exped Mira HL 1 is a surprisingly lightweight and comfortable one-person tent weighing just 35 oz. It has two vestibules, one for gear storage, and a second for easy access and exit. A long arched ridge-pole provides lots of headroom, making it easy to change clothes and move around …

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