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Ultralight 2 Person Tent

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Bestseller No. 1
Nemo Hornet Elite Ultralight Backpacking Tent, 2 Person
  • At a mere 1 pound and 11 ounces, this premium technical, ultralight 2-Person shelter provides maximum livable space and large doors and...
  • Top shelf fabrics and a minimal pole structure shave every ounce possible, while our latest updates and new patent-pending Flybar...
  • Two doors and two generous vestibules eliminate awkward entries/exits and provide ample gear storage.
  • A raised waterproof bathtub-style floor enhances performance.
Bestseller No. 2
Big Agnes Tiger Wall Platinum Crazylight Backpacking Tent, 2 Person
  • CRAZY LIGHT TECHNICAL COMFORT - Joining our award winning Platinum line of Crazylight tents, the Tiger Wall Platinum offers two doors...
  • ROOMY AND STRONG - DAC poles create a strong structure that is light and spacious; the single-pole architecture makes set up and take...
  • FULL FEATURED - The Tiger Wall tent has an oversized ceiling pocket and two interior mesh pockets that provide great storage space;...
  • READY TO PITCH AND PACKABLE - All Big Agnes tents come ready to pitch; with pre-cut guy lines and tensioners attached to fly;...
Bestseller No. 3
MIER Ultralight Tent 3-Season Backpacking Tent for 1-Person or 2-Person Camping, Trekking, Kayaking,...
  • Ultralight & Portable Tent---- Package weight is only 2.8lb and packed small with 16.9*5.5 inch, so you can carry it easily on...
  • Waterproof Tent---- The tent fly is made of 15D silicon coated nylon which is waterproof and lightweight;water-repellant, seam-taped...
  • Easy to Set Up------ You must have an alpenstock to use with the tent. The teepee can resist strong wind if you correctly pitch it
  • 2 Doors with Vestibules---- Easy to get into the tent and plenty of space to keep your pack/shoes under the doors; YKK zippers;...
Bestseller No. 4
Nemo Dragonfly Ultralight Backpacking Tent, 2 Person
  • THE ADVENTURER’S DREAM - The Dragonfly strikes the perfect balance of lightweight packability and livable comfort in a backpacking...
  • LIGHTWEIGHT & LIVABLE - The 2P model’s dual trapezoidal vestibules provides loads of space for dry gear storage with roll-back points...
  • WEATHERTIGHT & RUGGED - Integrated 20D Nylon tub provides an ultralight, waterproof floor; Premium 15D Nylon Ripstop fly is coated in a...
  • PERKS & DETAILS - Protected strut vents release humidity during storms; Color-coded anodized poles and matched webbing for an intuitive...
Bestseller No. 5
Nemo Dagger Ultralight Backpacking Tent, 2 Person
  • ULTRALIGHT & ROOMY - Designed for comfort & livability on any adventure, the Dagger boasts vertical walls, increased headroom, and...
  • TWO DOORS & VESTIBULES - The Dagger has more volume for storage than any other tent in its category, keeping your gear dry, protected,...
  • WEATHERPROOF & RUGGED - Integrated 30D Nylon provides an ultralight, waterproof tub floor; Premium 15D Nylon Ripstop fly is coated in a...
  • PERKS & DETAILS (2P) - Protected strut vents release humidity during storms; Gear Pockets at each corner offer ample storage for...

Buyer's Guide: Ultralight 2 Person Tent

Choosing the Ultralight 2 Person Tent

The first question that you need to answer before buying an ultralight 2 person tent, is how much floor space will you need? Most solo hikers are on the go and only need a few items. If you need a lot of room like a normal tent, you can get an "all-season" or "all-terrain" tent. Those models have more floor space and are ideal for backpackers.

Once you've decided on the tent that best fits your needs, you need to decide on the appropriate base and legs. A base is what gives the ultralight 2 person tents its foundation. There are many choices to choose from, most of which come with a floor-length. If you are a shorter hiker, you can get an ultralight 2 person tent that has a short floor and full-length legs. These models will give you much better backpacking support. If you are a bigger hiker or are taller and prefer a longer floor-length, the following models would be your best bet.

The ultralight 2 person tent are made to be extra sturdy and long-lasting. Their bases are made of high-quality materials and are very stable. The longest model, the solo hiker, has a floor-length of 47cm and a depth of 17cm. This model offers great support when used as a backpacker, especially if used with a backpacker's pack.

Another popular model of ultralight backpacking tent is the Miele campers. These are made to be highly functional as well as being highly stylish. Miele specializes in making extremely lightweight tents that have a wide variety of different leg designs and different materials. The Miele ultra-light tent is the ultralight 2 person tent that you may want to consider for your backpacking trips.

The ultralight 2 person tent range that is extremely lightweight. All you need is about five ounces of water and single-strap stakes. These are made of a breathable membrane and they come in either a red or black color. A single strap makes it much easier to set up than any other model you may consider. You can also use a stuff sack for any excess gear and ease of storage.

The third and last option is the freestanding tents. These are the most traditional tent poles you will find, made of nylon and polyester. They also come in different colors. If you are looking for the most protection from the elements then the most common option is the semi-freestanding models. The freestanding tents don't have any side panels so make sure you can still see through the front of the tent if you are going to be walking in sub-zero conditions.

The next choice is the 2 person vestibule. This is the least expensive of the options but also offers the best protection. You are going to want to choose between a vestibule and a full-blown vestibule depending on your budget and what type of tent poles you are using. The vestibule offers more protection for people who want more freedom of movement but don't need all the additional space that the full-freestanding models offer.

Finally, there are the two-door and three-door vestibules. The two-door ones will work fine for two people, the same way as a full-freestanding model, and will also work in cold weather. The three-door vestibules are ideal for people who need some added space for clothing or a shelter for a sleeping bag or an air mattress. However, they will work better in cooler weather if you add an extra door.

Double wall tents are very popular and make great light tents. If you don't mind the extra weight, you can get a double wall that is lightweight but still offers some protection from the elements. These tend to be the cheapest option, but the best protection. Look for double walls that have seams along the bottom or sides to avoid condensation between the tent material and the ground. For those who are looking for more freedom of movement, there are ultralight tents pole styles that feature openings along the bottom of the pole. This gives better access for walking but will still keep the weight on your body where it needs to be.