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Backpacker Magazine – October 2011

Gear Review: 4-Person Tents

Light and large: That's what you get with these five shelters, which deliver comfort on trail and in camp for families and groups.

by: Kelly Bastone

Mountainsmith Genesee (Courtesy Photo)
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Todd Jordan
Oct 25, 2011

I considered the SD Zeta 4 to accommodate 2 adults and 3 children. I ended up getting the REI Half Dome 4, and have been very pleased. It comfortably slept 4 adult men shoulder to shoulder with no condensation issues during a night of rain and another night dipping down to 32 degrees in the Eagle Cap wilderness of NE Oregon.

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