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special tent recomendations?

Post by byewayrider » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:34 pm

Soz yep another tent question :o ...

Ive alwzys used either vango tempest or coleman 2 man pitch as one tents, But as i like to wild camp and go where its hot 30c and above i need a tent the can be pitched inner first for hot nights but has a cover for rain....a small porch for the boots would be great not a fan of side entrances...

So any ideas ....2kg max too ish.
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Re: special tent recomendations?

Post by herman » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:59 pm

https://www.alpkit.com/products/tetri I use this and for the price hard to beat. Pitches outer first though but you can just use that but I prefer that set up for those unexpected showers, combined with a bivvi bag you have all the options. 3kg for the complete set up.
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Re: special tent recomendations?

Post by tuftywhite » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:04 pm

Have a look at some of the Terra Nova tents.

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Re: special tent recomendations?

Post by Helicoptermanr22 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:23 pm

MER Elixer can be used seperately .if it gets hot
Really good bit of kit and no hesitation to recommend one

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Re: special tent recomendations?

Post by Spike941 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:37 pm

I use a North Face Tadpole 2. Packs small, lightweight, but on the small side if the weather turns.

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Post by Monster » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:28 pm

I use a North Face Big Fat Frog tent (but they may have stopped making them?)
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Re: special tent recomendations?

Post by Broken Jones » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:52 pm

Vango did some really good hot weather tents. A bit heavier than 2kg, but pretty bombproof - I've got a Mistral 200.

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Re: special tent recomendations?

Post by OnHellas » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:10 pm

As per my new thread in the travel section, we’ve just bought an MSR. We’ve only set it up once and slept in it twice so far.
It’s very light (ours is a 3 man), has a good feel to it and is much more spacious than our previous tent, Vango Pulsar 300, minus the vestibule area.

Due to its light weight it feels a bit more delicate? Time will tell.
It certainly a lot different to the Vango in all respects, certainly the price. Again, time will tell.

Although difficult, and we didn’t manage it with the tent we ultimately settled for, it’s worth trying to find a stockist of your chosen tent to see it put up before you commit.

Having said all that.....I still prefer a hotel room!! 🤪

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Re: special tent recomendations?

Post by 92kk k100lt 193214 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:56 pm

I have a small 2 man ridge tent that pitches inner first and is perfect for this kind of camping. Unfortunately I have it over 40 years so its got steel poles rather than aluminium but its still good and small enough well under 2 kg. I always use pitch outer first for obvious reasons but in extreme heat the pitch inner is better and you keep the bugs out.
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Re: special tent recomendations?

Post by motorbike » Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:14 pm

Helicoptermanr22 wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:23 pm
MER Elixer can be used seperately .if it gets hot
Really good bit of kit and no hesitation to recommend one
i concurr...my one is for sale on this site

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