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    What do you guys value the most in a 2P backpacking tent or shelter?

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    I love having the room for my gear and a place to cook. If the weather has been bad I can get in and take my boots off inside without getting everything dirty.
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    I have had no where near the amount of experience as anyone else here but I had a 2P tent once that was a Kelly that I used around here and I liked the style of rain fly that had a pretty large vestibule on each side and entry on both sides to either put gear under one side and could cook on the other side

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    Not a ton of experience here either, but FWIW I like that you can kind of stay away from the walls if your tent builds condensation inside..also as mentioned, you can move around a little more and stash your gear if it's raining.


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    Do any of you use floorless or tarp style shelters?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottR View Post
    Do any of you use floorless or tarp style shelters?

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    I run a go lite sl3. Works well for me. My wife doesn't do floor less so I stuff the best in her pack when she comes. It splits the weight well between us.

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    I have several floorless shelters myself, just wonder how popular they are here.

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    i like a tent that is free standing and a good vestibule .....as far as floor-less goes im not a fan of snakes and i have found some as high as 8000 so i like a floor ...also helps stuff from falling out if your not on flat ground

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    Quote Originally Posted by Squirrel tail View Post
    i like a tent that is free standing and a good vestibule .....as far as floor-less goes im not a fan of snakes and i have found some as high as 8000 so i like a floor ...also helps stuff from falling out if your not on flat ground
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    use to use just a bivy, and still do sometimea but im a big fan of a 2p tent, the room comes inhandy on a sleepless cold freaking night. during archery i use a tarp style.

 

 

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