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Old 06-10-2014, 05:35 AM
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Big Agnes Scout series - lots of stakes?

I'm looking at the Big Agnes Scout Plus UL2 and Super Scout UL2. Great tents, of course, but I had a few questions for those who may have used them.

They seem to have a lot of stake points. Does this ever become an issue in rocky areas, or limited space areas? And, if you have used the Super Scout, do you ever feel limited in finding enough space to pitch it? It's got a big footprint, but I like the huge vestibule it has, particularly if it were raining.

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Old 06-10-2014, 11:14 PM
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I don't have any Big Agnes tents, but all my non-feestanding tents and tarps have similar issues.
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The most guy line connections I've used on one tent was 16 during a storm.

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