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Score Product Price Our Take
81
$600
Editors' Choice Award
Amazing weather and bug protection makes this one of the most popular thru-hiking options and our Editors' Choice.
80
$700
Top Pick Award
A shelter built to take on storms with comfort.
76
$715
Top Pick Award
A spacious, expensive, and high quality single-wall pyramid tent.
75
$300
A highly livable single person shelter that is both efficient and affordable.
74
$535
Top Pick Award
Lightweight and bombproof, this shelter will keep you dry and bug-free on solo sojourns.
72
$355
Editors' Choice Award
A versatile and lightweight tarp shelter earning our highest honor.
71
$220
Best Buy Award
A very affordable and spacious pyramid tent.
70
$500
Top Pick Award
Our favorite double-walled free-standing tent that doesn't skimp on creature comforts.
69
$399
Lightweight and very water resistant, but perhaps needing some refinement.
68
$210
A spacious single wall tent at a relatively affordable price.
66
$320
Affordable and incredibly spacious, this tent will house four friends or a ton of gear.
64
$370
Best Buy Award
A reliable and affordable pole-constructed ultralight tent.
63
$130
Best Buy Award
An award winner with high value and great performance.
62
$259
Affordable, protective, and spacious, but with some downsides.
61
$550
Cramped for two, perfect for one, this is an extremely lightweight double-walled free-standing tent.
58
$250
A warm single wall tent with full enclosure and a sturdy build.
57
$165
Not the most protective, but affordable with adequate coverage for two people.
56
$200
Light and packable, perfect for bike packing, running, and hiking.
54
$550
A dedicated double-wall pole tent with a high price tag but function in the desert.