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Old 06-11-2019, 01:56 PM
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can anyone recommend a decent 2 person type tent that would be lightweight enough to pack in on foot in the northern Rocky Mountains for a 10 day elk hunt at the end of September ? One that wont cost more than the rest of the trip (lol) I was shocked to see how much some of these tents cost. budget is a couple hundred or less . Also looking for lightweight sleeping bag recommendations also .
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:58 AM
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Hey if this is going to be a "one and done" type hunt why not simply go to Wal-mart and pick up two of these. One for you and your friend to sleep in and another for storing your gear or eating in. https://www.walmart.com/ip/Ozark-Tra...Tent/422817405
Spray it down real good well before the season with Camp Dry Silicon spray and also buy a couple 8'x10' tarps for over the top or on the ground for extra weather protection.
Its no canvas wall tent but it is easily packable and should be sturdy enough for you hunt and then some. You can always buy one now and give it a test run. The price sure won't break you. After the test run, if its not what you want, use it to store you gear and search for a different one.

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Old 06-13-2019, 03:21 PM
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Top of the line (4 season) for backpack tents for hunting is Hilleberg. If you are only going to hunt in September Big Agnes Copper Spur 2, but if you plan in the future to hunt October and November spend the money and get Hilleberg Kaitum 2.

There are cheaper options but they come with weight.
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