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Editors' Choice Award
Amazing weather and bug protection makes this one of the most popular thru-hiking options and our first choice
This is the comfortable shelter you want when waiting out a storm
Best Buy Award
Lightweight, affordable, comfortable, adaptable, and built to last
A spacious, expensive, and high quality single-wall pyramid tent
Best Buy Award
A very affordable and spacious pyramid tent with great protection
Editors' Choice Award
While the price is incredibly high, we appreciate its semi-freestanding superior performance in weather and on long hikes
A spacious single wall tent at a relatively affordable price
Top Pick Award
Lightweight and bombproof, this shelter will keep you dry and bug-free on solo sojourns
Top Pick Award
A versatile, incredibly lightweight tarp shelter that provides a bomber design
Luxurious and spacious trail living in a lightweight package
A reliable and affordable pole-constructed ultralight option that is easy to set up
Best Buy Award
One of our favorite tarps, it presents high value and great performance
A warm single wall tent with full enclosure and a sturdy build
Light and packable, perfect for bikepacking, running, and hiking
More luxury than a bivy sack but doesn't quite cut it as a traditional tent

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