North Face Mountain 25 Tent Review
This 30-square-foot tent is bomber in winds, dry in snow and rain. It sets up easily with color-coded sleeves and poles—something other tent makers should copy.
Hilleberg Soulo TentMSRP: $695.00 BEST FOR: Everything from high-altitude alpine climbing to dirtbagging Hilleberg is pretty much to tents as Harley Davidson is to motorcyles; the wares they produce are not cheap, but, man, oh … Continue reading "Hilleberg Soulo Tent"
Big Agnes Big House 4I used to pack a superlight alpine tent for car camping. Then one morning I had an awakening. Literally. I asked myself why I crammed into a nylon coffin when my car didn’t care how much … Continue reading "Big Agnes Big House 4"
Hilleberg Nammatj 3 GTHilleberg Nammatj 3GT | $795 | hilleberg.com ★★★★ The 36.6-square-foot Nammatj 3GT is an exoskeleton tent. The poles slip in the outer tent, into the fly. The fly and tent go up together. No matter how hard the rain … Continue reading "Hilleberg Nammatj 3 GT"
Nemo Moki Tent ReviewNemo Moki $849.95 Four Stars Weight: 7 pounds 8 ounces Center Height: 48” Waterproof/breathable single-wall Roomy for 2; tight for 3 www.nemoequipment.com Every tester loved this tent, a self-standing dome with terrific ventilation. Two … Continue reading "Nemo Moki Tent Review"
Black Diamond/Bibler FitzroyBibler/Black Diamond Fitzroy $699 ($125.95 for optional vestibule) Weight: 6 pounds 4 ounces Center Height: 40” Waterproof/breathable single-wall Spacious for 2; tight for 3 www.bdel.com The Fitzroy hasn’t changed over the years, and remains … Continue reading "Black Diamond/Bibler Fitzroy"
Nemo Tenshi Tent ReviewNemo Tenshi $675 | 4 Pounds 14 ounces nemoequipment.com The two-person, single-walled NEMO Tenshi is a breath of condensation-free air. Alongside many pioneering features (brainstormed by NEMO’s engineering genius, Cam Bresinger) and borrowing the … Continue reading "Nemo Tenshi Tent Review"
Hilleberg JannuHilleberg Jannu | $785 | hilleberg.com ★★★★ For three days in the North Cascades, the snow came down wet and heavy. Locals call it concrete snow. Since I was using a traditional double-wall tent, I had to erect the … Continue reading "Hilleberg Jannu"
Nemo GoGo Tent ReviewNemo GoGo 1 person bivy | $285 | 3 Stars www.nemoequipment.com At 2.1 pounds and a one-of-a-kind inflatable tube in lieu of poles, the Nemo Gogo is no toy. I’m no scientist, but I know … Continue reading "Nemo GoGo Tent Review"
Brooks-Range RocketBrooks-Range Rocket Tent $650 | Brooksrange.com | 4 Stars Imagine a weatherproof, wind-stable tent weighing less than a pound and a half. It sets up easily, sleeps two and packs down small enough to … Continue reading "Brooks-Range Rocket"
Brooks-Range Ultralite Solo TarpBrooks-Range Ultralite Solo Tarp $75 | www. brooks-range.com | 4 Stars I recently climbed the Mountaineer’s Route on Mount Whitney and slept on the summit with a 6-ounce Solo Tarp to protect me from hail … Continue reading "Brooks-Range Ultralite Solo Tarp"
Sierra Designs Convert 2www.sierradesigns.com | $449 4 pounds 6 ounces | ★★★★★ The Sierra Designs Convert 2 is the newest entry in the four-pound high-altitude single-wall wedge-tent derby and is amazingly strong and easy to pitch, with … Continue reading "Sierra Designs Convert 2"