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Message posted by grill on 30/11/2018 at 2:36am
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Considering a trip that'll get very, very cold.

Has anyone recommendations for a seriously lightweight but robust tent that'll survive several months of abuse?

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The lighter they get the more delicate they are. A decent two man winter tent is going to weigh about 2.6 kilos and upwards. They ain't light.

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Message posted by ZIZAG on 04/12/2018 at 3:27pm
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Here are some tents to look and checkout .

Tarptent Stratospire 1 . Approx 1Kg

Nordisk Telemark L/W 1. 830 Grams

Force 10 Helium 1 .   Approx 1.3 Kgs .

Top two tents cost over 300+

The F10 you might get for half the price.

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All 1 man tents and not great in snow. Probably the best of the bunch is the Telemark but I would go for the two man. 1 man tents are just too small for cold climates. You want something you can sit in and get your gear into. Defrosting boot laces is not funny.

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Message posted by Caligula on 06/12/2018 at 8:51pm
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VERY durable.... superb in snow...can put a stove inside, but not really a lightweight...Ewen will know what I'm going to say...a polish lavvu!

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Quote: Originally posted by Caligula on 06/12/2018
VERY durable.... superb in snow...can put a stove inside, but not really a lightweight...Ewen will know what I'm going to say...a polish lavvu!



Also it costs next to nothing

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Message posted by Caligula on 12/12/2018 at 10:17pm
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Absolutely!! (so I bought two!!)


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