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Pros Affordable, easy to set-up, simple, packable, comes with stakesAmazingly light, four-sided weather protection, ample space for two, double doorsDCF construction is lightweight and waterproof, super spacious, four season useGreat weather protection, lightweight, adaptableUnder a pound, bombproof dyneema construction, ultralight stakes included
Cons Not encompassing protection all aroundExpensive, doesn’t include necessary stakesRequires lashing two poles together for setup, very expensive, no floor or bug protection built inExpensiveExpensive, single pole set-up takes a little practice
Bottom Line An award winner with high value and great performanceAmazing weather and bug protection makes this one of the most popular thru-hiking options and our Editors' ChoiceA spacious, expensive, and high quality single-wall pyramid tentA shelter built to take on storms with comfortLightweight and bombproof, this shelter will keep you dry and bug-free on solo sojourns
Rating Categories Kammok Kuhli UL ZPacks Duplex Flex Upgrade UltaMid 2 Tarptent StratoSpire Li Tarptent Aeon Li
Livability (30%)
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8
10
9
8
Weight (25%)
10
7
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Weather Resistance (25%)
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Adaptability (10%)
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Ease Of Set Up (10%)
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Specs Kammok Kuhli UL ZPacks Duplex Flex... UltaMid 2 Tarptent... Tarptent Aeon Li
Type Flat tarp Single wall tent w/ sewn in bug mesh and floor Floorless pyramid Single wall tent w/ removable floor and bug netting Single wall tent w/ sewn in bug mesh and floor
Weight with all components 0.84 lbs 1.8 lbs 2.32 lbs 1.60 lbs 1.09 lbs
Measured Weight of All Included Shelter Parts Total: 13.45 oz., Tarp: 11.65 oz., Stakes: 1.40 oz., Sack: 0.4 oz. Total: 1 lb. 5 oz Tent: 19.7 oz, Guy lines and clips: 1.2 oz, Stuff sack: .3 oz. (Flex upgrade: 11oz) Mid: 1 lb. 7.7 oz. (bug insert with floor = 22 oz, bug insert w/o floor = 13.4 oz.) Total: 1 lb.10 oz, Floor and bug net: 11.5 oz, Fly: 14.1 oz Total: 1 lb. 1 oz., Tent with Bathtub floor and bug net: 15.8 oz., Stakes: 1.7 oz.
Stakes Included? Yes No No Yes Yes
Poles Needed for Set-up? Yes or Tree Yes w/o flex kit
No w/ flex kit
Yes, unless suspended from the peak Yes Yes
Capacity 2 person 2 person 2 person 2 person 1 person
Max Floor Dimensions (inches) 132" x 88" 45" x 90" 83" x 107" 86" x 45" 88" x 30"
Peak Height (inches) Depends on configuration 48" 64" 45" 47"
Fabric Patagium 15D diamond ripstop .51 oz/sqyd DCF Fabric DCF8 Dyneema Composite Fabrics Dyneema Composite Fabrics Dyneema Composite Fabrics
Packed Size 3.7" x 7" 7" x 13" 8.5" x 6" x 5.5" 16" x 4" 14" x 4"
Floor Area 80.7 sq ft 28.13 sq ft 63 sq ft 26.88 sq ft 18.3 sq ft
Doors 0 2 1 2 1
Number of Poles 0 4 2 trekking poles 2 trekking poles 1 trekking pole
1-person version? Yes No No No Yes
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