outdoorsy people/hikers/campers: good 2 person backpacking tent recommendation?

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  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    my bro and I are going on a trip to the boundary waters canoe area at the end of june and i want to pick up a decent, lightweight tent to bring along on the trip. it's rugged wilderness and it's totally unsupported camping/canoeing. so i need lightweight, sturdy, and reliable. any recommendations would be awesome.

    @gridman
    @Mack
    ps: this picture i can relate to...
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    No idea. It looks like some of the nice ones almost unfold and put themselves up. That would be nice in bad weather.
     
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  3. Stew Nod

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    Build a lean to, ya pussy!

    :pwn:
     
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  4. Mack

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    I've had a Kelty Quattro for 20 years that's been bulletproof. It's heavier than you want for packing but they make a lot of pack tents, too.


    I had a Peak 1 by Coleman I used for packing and it was pretty legit.
     
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    My wife's idea of roughing it is when she can't get a Marriott and has to stay at a Courtyard.
     
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    My girl has this tent:

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    Chums Bettle. Used it a few times last summer. Worked well :up:
     
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    My daughter had a nice lightweight Barbie tent when she was younger.
     
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    watch that vid if serious, Dink
     
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    I'm getting this one:

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    Sierra Designs
     
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  12. Gator

    Gator What?

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    [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah. If my "camping" doesn't have a bar and wi-fi, I literally can not.
     
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    And room service :smile:
     
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    Yaaaaaaaaaaas
     
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    Looks like the ones that are easiest to erect are also the heaviest and bulkiest.
     
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    :lunch:
     
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    Those easy up tents are tanks.
     
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    fucking in a tent at night rules! :yes:
     
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