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    Quote Originally Posted by Fink View Post
    For a 2 man tent, I like a tent that actually holds 2 guys... Otherwise, I'd just rather use a 1 man tent.
    My hunting partner has a BA fly creek 2 man, and there's no way on earth the two of us can fit in that thing, but, he does have plenty of room for all his gear, including his bow. In my BA fly creek 1 man, I have enough room for my pack and boots in my vestibule, but the bow has to live outside.
    I agree. I know this is a different title but I use a REI Taj 3. It is a really nice 3 season 3 person (really 2 person) tent. It has two openings with two vestibules. Which is really nice when exiting in the middle of the night w/o crawling over your partner. Also your boots sit right there outside the door under the vestibule. That way they stay dry and yet don't stink up the tent. I really like this tent when sharing a hunt with a buddy. Basically when you split up the poles and stuff it isn't that bad as far as weight goes. would definitely recommend looking at this option if you hunt with a partner.

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    Scott, what's the price on those Hilleberg's tents. Think I need to loom at one.

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    Not cheap, but you probably wont ever have to buy another tent. The model in the picture is an Allak. I have a Kaitum 2 at the moment.

    When i have a chance i will post a few more pictures.

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    Thanks. I pulled them up on the web just after I asked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dillon56 View Post
    With tents being so light now days bivys are a thing of the past the scout ul2 by big agnes is under two pounds you just have to pack trekking poles its light enough I love mine even when Im going solo
    I'll second that. I have a Nemo single man tent that uses a tracking poll superlight as well
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    I have used the Kifaru Paratarp in the past, but just ordered a Megatarp. I like the floorless design to eliminate having a floor to clean. I have a separate bathtub floor I hope will fit the Megatarp also for wet conditions. I don't have nearly as much experience high country camping as many of you do, but I like this design for the camping I do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottR View Post

    Guy just sent me a picture of his tent, it's a Hilleberg Allak. Any of you Hilleberg fans? I am thinking about getting an Akto to use solo on some trips.
    Scott, I had an Akto years ago. I wouldn't recommend it for you. It's plenty long for you and me, but the sit up height is only 36". It's fine laying down, but you've got to crank your head to the side to sit. I'm 6'3" so it'll be worse for you.

    I think the LBO is probably the same weight or lighter anyway...
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    Ditto on freestanding, also a full rainfly.
    Ah, the nostalgic aroma of a yak dung stove brewing up some tea full of herbs best left untranslated.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottR View Post
    Which tarp?
    sorry scott, never seen that ya asked what tarp I used. I have the enos rain fly tarp. going to use a one man tent I bought earlier this year this coming season though. 2p tent I like cuz of the extra room but the one manner packs just a little smaller.

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