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hi! whats the best 4 season 2 person ultralight tent? (big agnes,msr,black diamond,etc....)500.00 or less!? would like to put my $ towards a 4 season instead of a 3 season! fyi: i am hiking in colorado rockies!--thanks!
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I've been enjoying my Black Diamond Firstlight tent and look forward to getting it out again this winter. It's lightweight and I think I picked it up on sale for just under $300. I wouldn't say it's the best, but it works well and is affordable.

The only drawbacks would be that it wouldn't work well for a taller person and with two people it's a nice, tight fit. Also, you have to seam seal it yourself. That's not hard, but it's an extra step.

Good luck with your purchase!

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No such thing as "Best". It's what is best for you. I use a Golite Shangri-La 5 (5 man) fly for two people. 2 lbs, 10 oz, can dig a cold pit, cook inside with ease, stand up to change clothing and can handle pretty much anything nature can throw at it. In winter, I want room to haul my gear including my sled inside. I paid $210 shipped. They don't sell the fly by itself anymore.

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The more info you give, the better the advice you get .
So , is the tent going to be used by two  or just you and gear ?
What is the size of the occupants ?
What mats do you expect to use ?
( many LW tents can't take the 25" type, a thick mat will rob you of several inches of usable length too...)
What do you call (in weight) UltraLight ?
how high and when do you realistically expect it to use this tent ?
Do you need a freestanding type or are you comfortable with hoops/tunnel/pyramid types?
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Note to those who have been here a while: The OP's original post in this forum basically asks, 'How do I go camping?' (See, 'ultra lite camping, equipment,')

Just sayin'...


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Mountain Laurel Designs Duomid.

http://www.mountainlaureldesigns.com/shop...._id=105
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