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Tents

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Too many, depends on what I'm doing with whom and when and for how long?:whistle:

A new addition is on it's way a s well.................:evileye:
 

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Usually I am using a set up of bivvy bag and military tarp- poncho when I am hiking.

Luxe Outdoor SilHexpeak V4a
Instead of the poncho I use on camping grounds and if I expect strong rain and wind the outer tent of a Luxe Outdoor Silhexpeak V4a piramide tent with bivvy bag, because that is a very light option too. (750g)
This tent you can hang under a washing line or use a nature stick as central pole.

Hilleberg Nallo 2
In snow, very stormy conditions, and when I plan to camp outside the forest I use a Hilleberg Nallo 2.

Decathlon Arpenaz 2
In summer times in France on camping grounds I use the 20 € Decathlon Tent Arpenaz 2.
It is made for maximum 40 km/h wind speed, but has a very strong floor and is with 2 kg without pegs relatively light too.
It is for this price a surprisingly very well made tent.

Tortuga Kohte
And of course I own a german boy scout cotton tippee tent "Kohte".
There I can light a real normal sized open cooking fire INSIDE the tent without any problems.
But it is made for 4 to six persons. It is needed a group of 4 persons to carry it.

Tschum 4 P
This winter I slept in a tent called "Tschum", hand crafted in Bad Salzufflen in Germany.
It is a smaller version of the traditional boy scout tent.
The "Tschum 4P" is sized for 4 persons. It is possible to carry it with two persons.

A very good winter tent, where you can light a real, normal sized open cooking fire inside.
 
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1 shot willie

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Another tent I use is the "Luxe Megahorn II".....very similar to Bopsdudes above.

Nice amount of room inside and plenty of ventilation.....easy to put up and pack away.
Sometimes I will use a tarp out front from the pole to create a nice admin area and have a small fire in the Gelert folding BBQ.
Could do with adding a footprint to t.

Nice tent and well made.



 

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whats your preferred tent and why ?
Got a MSR TwinPeaks a few years ago but only for the summer.Fits in my pocket & pitches with trekking poles or foraged wood. Downside is it’s single skin & has no groundsheet so unless it’s warm enough to leave the door open, condensation is a big issue. Glorified tarp really, but cool.
 
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Well don't keep it to yourself Al
OK ok, you dragged it outta me, I'm leaning towards the Seek Outside, as much as I like the Helsport Tipi's, I used to own 1, I'm future proofing future overseas trips with the SO tipi, which also comes with a flatpack Ti stove, I'll be buying from the UK from another person, IF, indeed that's the route I'm going to go :D
 

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OK ok, you dragged it outta me, I'm leaning towards the Seek Outside, as much as I like the Helsport Tipi's, I used to own 1, I'm future proofing future overseas trips with the SO tipi, which also comes with a flatpack Ti stove, I'll be buying from the UK from another person, IF, indeed that's the route I'm going to go :D
well you know what you are doing but try minus 22 with just a tarp and an arctctic sleeping bag