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2-Person 3-Season Tents

The balance of space, weather performance and packability makes this a versatile size of tent. We've been using seven different models; each has its pros and cons.


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Alpkit Viso 2 Tent

The Alpkit Viso 2 is ideal for 3-season car camping or travel. It's no lightweight, but if you're counting pounds more than grams, and value a bit of living space, it's a solid choice at a reasonable budget, says Martin McKenna.

Lightwave S10 Sigma 1-Person Tent

It's not the last word in ultralight, says Dan Bailey, but for its weight you'd struggle to find a sturdier or more spacious solo tent than the S10 Sigma.

MSR Access 2 Tent

Billed as a light-but-strong two-person shelter for North American winter ski touring, MSR's Access 2 has obvious year-round crossover into the UK hills too, finds Richard Prideaux.

Lightwave t10 Raid Tent

This one-person mountain tent is lightweight, yet reliable in demanding conditions. With its durable construction it should offer many...

MSR Elixir 4 Tent

The Elixir 4 backpacking tent is light for its size, and easy to pitch. But is it roomy enough for the advertised four adults, plus kit? And is...

Amdro Boot Jump

Deep down every climber, hill-walker and mountaineer wants a van... However the reality of the situation, more often than not, is that vans aren't...

MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2-Person Tent

Since its launch ten years ago the Hubba Hubba has proved a popular three-season staple for MSR. For 2014 this...


Latest News

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Quadratic Tent System - New 2 Person Mountain Tent by The Theory Works

The Theory Works has introduced the Quadratic Tent System.  Designed for the mountains, a unique new pole structure allows additional poles to be added to enhance the strength of the tent.  The two person tent is a system of components: so the tent can be customized when purchased - and reconfigured to suit every trip and season.

SALEWA Litetrek Tent

Salewa's Litetrek tents are tough, three-season mountain models designed by people with the Dolomites in their backyard. So wind stability, protection against severe weather, wind stability, light weight, compact pack size and wind stability were key objectives. It...

Macpac Sololight & Duolight Tents

Macpac have a great reputation for making lightweight but highly durable backpacking tents. Both the Minaret and Microlight tents are proven, iconic designs that are amongst the best in their class. Recently Macpac introduced two new tents to the...

Introducing MSR Access Winter Backcountry Tents

When it comes to winter backcountry camping, MSR's new Access Tents are carving fresh tracks. Lighter than a...

The Alpkit Tetri and Viso tents

We've got our Ordos ultra lightweight tents for when you want to really cut down on the pack size and weight you're...

Nikwax Solar Wash

Ultraviolet (UV) light and dirt are the two most important sources of damage for tents. UV light attacks the fabric, reducing its strength...

The new Macpac Tent Range

Four 1 and 2 man tents from Macpac which range from backpacking to full-on alpine ready.


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