Tent recommendations (1 Viewer)


May 4, 2021
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I'm looking to buy a tent for some pretty big backpacking adventures and I know exactly what I'm looking for, but can't seem to find a tent I'm 100% happy with, so I was wondering if people here had any recommendations.

It needs to be completely and reliably waterproof and able to deal with lots of rain and snow, including snowstorms. It needs to be resistant to high winds, double skinned, warm, lightweight, tough & durable, 4 seasons, small & stealthy for wild camping, just for 1 person and preferably camouflaged/green for keeping stealthy.

For my first trip I'm heading from Manchester in the UK to Japan and back again, my next trip will be from Manchester again, about a month at sea and then across the entire American continent, and back again, hence the need for such a decent tent.

Probably the coldest places I'll be going to will be Ulan-Ude in Russia, Sukayu in Japan, Ushuaia in Argentina and Yellowknife in Canada.

Any suggestions? What specific tent would you take? Have you used a tent in any of these places? Any advice?
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Matt Derrick

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What's your budget? What you're asking for isn't going to be cheap. Also, I'm not aware of any expensive tents that come in camo; most are designed to be seen in case you get lost (i.e. bright colors) so you might be out of luck on that one part.


Mar 2, 2021
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5 mile Spokane Washington
Don't just look for tents...look for expedition tents, then consider the seasons you will use it. I have a 20 year old 3 man expedition 4 season tent that serves me well. Look for used on fb marketplace/cl. Don't be afraid to post in search of posts online and on real communist boards.

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