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Old 05-11-2014, 02:04 PM
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A tent for all seasons

I moved to Montana a year ago and live adjacent to the Forrest. I find myself heading out into the Forrest at least 3 times a week. Sometimes for an hour sometimes all day. If my hike is going to be a "walk" I take a fanny pack with basics. If I'm heading out the door for a while I grab my backpack which is more extensively loaded.
Fist of all, I figure I'm keeping in shape by carrying the weight, and secondly, I like the options to make a hot cup of coffee, lay back and enjoy NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 05-14-2014, 06:05 AM
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Price per use

To me it makes sense to pay more for something that you really like. If you sleep out 2-3 times/mon NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 05-16-2014, 05:26 AM
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If you're planning on going out more than a couple times a season a more expensive tent has a better NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 05-18-2014, 12:35 PM
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GGervin GGervin is offline
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Backpack: Gregory Shasta, Deuter ACT Lite 65+10
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+1 to OCDave and Dsuursoo's comments on cost and durability.

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Old 05-19-2014, 08:48 AM
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The Hilleberg Anjan is marketed as a 3 season tent, so wouldn't meet your criteria for either winter NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 05-27-2014, 04:12 PM
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Last week was a good example. 3 inches of snow one night in May...
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