How to make the decision of what type of ultralight shelter to use on various types of backpacking trips in different seasons.
Dan Durston is a gear designer, wilderness guide, and biologist. In this interview with Rex Sanders, he talks about the process and philosophy of shelter design.
The Tarptent Double Rainbow Li is a 2-person, side-entry, 2-door (and 2-vestibule) hybrid single/double-wall tent made with Dyneema Composite Fabrics that weighs 27 oz (765 g).
The REI Flash Air 1 Tent (20 oz / 567 g, $249) is a hybrid single/double-wall solo tent with a single entrance and vestibule and can be supported by a single trekking pole.
The Tarptent Moment DW is a one-person, single-hoop tunnel, silnylon double-walled backpacking tent with a highly modular design.
The REI Flash Air 1 is a 1-person, hybrid-wall (single/double) tent that can be pitched with a single trekking pole and weighs 20 oz.
After a lifetime of pole-supported shelters and sleeping pads, I’d decided to give hammock camping a try.
NEMO Airpins are ultralight aluminum tent stakes designed with notches that function as a three-point locking system.
This REI Quarter Dome SL 2 Review features a 2-person, double-wall, double-entrance, double-vestibule tent that weighs about 3 lbs.
This Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo Review features a 26 oz, one-person, single-wall, three-season, trekking pole supported shelter.