Gear Guide 2010: Tents

These tents offer more headroom, lighter weights, and lots of strength and durability.

MOUNTAINEERING

bargain

REI Cirque ASL 2 Mountaineering Tent

best all-around

Hilleberg Jannu Mountaineering Tent

lightest

Black Diamond Skylight Mountaineering Tent

THREE-PERSON

roomiest

Sierra Designs Zolo 3 Tent

lightest

MSR Carbon Reflex 3 Tent

bargain

Mountain Hardwear Drifter 3 Tent

most versatile

Big Agnes Hager House Tent

TWO-PERSON

best all-around

Mountain Hardwear Skyledge 2.1 Tent

cold-weather bargain

Kelty Gunnison Pro Tent

light and roomy

Sierra Designs LT Strike 2 Tent

roomiest

Marmot Haven 2P Tent

bargain

Eureka! Forte SQ 2XT Tent

lightest

Editors' Choice 2010: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2

roomy ultralight

Editors' Choice 2010: NEMO Meta 2P

SOLO

most versatile

NEMO Morpho 1P Tent

best all-around

GoLite Eden 1P Tent

lightest

Big Sky Mirage 1P Tent

PLUS: How to Purchase the Right Tent