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Backpacker Magazine – Gear Guide 2012

Gear Guide 2012: Two-Person Tents

Find lightweight shelter for every budget and weather scenario.





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May 23, 2012

I know there's more criteria than just weight and price. However, I'd like to make a plug for a tent that won't break the bank and didn't make the list for best all around economy/starter tent. I'm very happy with my LL Bean FS2. It's free standing and weighs in 3 lb, 12 oz. and won't break the novice's bank at $199 (cheaper than any on the list). I should also mention that this tent was the 2012 Backpaker Magazine Editor's Choice Award.

Dr. G
May 22, 2012

If you are truly looking to reduce the weight of your tent you need to check out Six Moon Designs or Tarptents two man tents.

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