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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Anyone here have experience with Hewolf tents? I am looking for a new 2 person tent, was browsing ebay and amazon when I came across the hewolf brandname. 2 person tent Aluminum poles od green outside color About 18 inches long packed Around the $100 price range. There is one up for auction...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Ok, so I have gathered a decent bit of gear. Backpacks (USMC ILBE main and assault), mess kit, first aid kit(s) built, tested some trail foods, maps, hiking gps, survival kit (multiple ways to make fire, fishing and trap food equipment, water purification) para-cord, duct tape, hiking boots, SOG...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Anyone have ideas on the smallest backpack 2-person, 4-season tent when packed? Smallest I could find so far is the Mountain Hardwear EV 2 from REI. I did a search for this and did not come up with anything, I am putting together a Bug-Out-Box for my truck, this mainly houses roadside...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Amazon is selling the Eureka Spitfire solo tent for $87, typically it is $99 from them, but they dropped the price in the last 24 hours, i was looking at them Sunday and they were $99. Reviews are positive out on the web on this. I picked one up for backpacking and solo trips. Just thought I...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I've been looking into single person tents for backpacking this spring/summer. I'm on a pretty tight budget and would like to keep things as cheap as possible. I stumbled across this tent last night and I was wondering if it would be any good. Amazon.com: Wenzel Lone Elk Hiker 6.5 X 4-Feet...
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    After about 15 years of use, I decided it was time to retire my Wenzel Starlight tent. The replacement had to be light-weight, fit into an medium alice pack, easy to strap to the top or bottom of a pack, easy to setup, easy to take down, good for hot weather camping, bug proof,,,,,, just the...
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'd like to have a tent for my BOB. I was looking at the Coleman Dakota-1, largely because it packs very, very small. Does anyone have any suggestions for any other small tents that could easily fit in a pack?
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    This is a review of the No Limits Sunlight Peak tent. The only place I have seen this tent is Academy Sports and Outdoors. I dont know if its an exclusive item, but I was even able to find it on amazon. First impression - this is a really cool tent, and I like it. Long story short - one of...
  9. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I just won an auction on ebay for a Eureka Solitaire. (Amazon.com: Eureka Solo Solitaire Tent: Sports & Outdoors) I'm considering cancelling my bid, as I was hoping to not spend more than $50 on a tent (considering it will only be used once or twice a year) and this cost me over $60, which...
  10. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    Hey does anybody have any info on good backpacking tents i'm looking for one that will fit in the back of my large A.L.I.C.E. Pack. I would really appreciate anybodys info Thanks
  11. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    My one man (or woman) tent is about 13 years old, and its time for a replacement. While doing a quick search I found the Coleman Avior. This tent sells for $100 - $120 The carry bag information said the tent can fold up to 15 inches by 6 inches. Which is big, but not too big. If you...
  12. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    1. Must be 4 season. 2. Must be able to fit in ALICE pack. 3. Must be able to accomodate my long legs (I'm 6'4"). 4. MUST NOT BE TOO EXPENSIVE. This is what I'm looking at right now: Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy MEC Hybrid Sleeping Bag -20C Combined price of both is $371. This is roughly the...
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