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Exped Gemini IV

Review by: Kelly Bastone

By pairing four expedition-worthy poles with three-season fabric, the four-person Gemini tent delivers rock-solid stability for an attractive weight.

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2-Person
4.9 / 5.0 rating

Big Agnes Foidel Canyon 2

Review by: Kelly Bastone

This sturdy, double-wall two-person dome tent offers the protection and space campers need for year-round use—and the durability to do it year after year.

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2-Person
4.0 / 5.0 rating

Big Sky Soul x2

Review by: Kelly Bastone

Shaving tent weight usually means jacking the price or shrinking the dimensions, but the two-person Soul hits a rare trifecta—light, livable, and affordable.

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2-Person
4.5 / 5.0 rating

Exped Mira II Hyperlite

Review by: Kelly Bastone

If you're willing to secure a few stakes and sacrifice some stability, this two-person tent offers roomy quarters.

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2-Person
3.7 / 5.0 rating

Marmot Force 2P

Review by: Kelly Bastone

If you sleep better knowing you're in a fuss-free fortress, this two-person tent is the one for you.

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3-Person
4.0 / 5.0 rating

Marmot Tungsten 3P

Review by: Kelly Bastone

This three-person tent boasts freestanding convenience and luxe headroom at an affordable price.

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Family
3.5 / 5.0 rating

Mountain Hardwear Optic 6

Review by: Kelly Bastone

The six-person version of the 2014 Editors’ Choice Award-winning Optic 2.5 tent, this palace features a rollaway fly and adjoining doors for 180-degree views.

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3-Person
4.0 / 5.0 rating

Mountainsmith Mountain Dome 3

Review by: Kelly Bastone

Expansive headroom and an unusually sturdy design make this three-person tent a comfy, affordable choice for car-camping and short-mileage overnights.

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MSR FlyLite

Review by: Kelly Bastone

This versatile solo tent is a castle for one and an ultralight shelter for two.

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