Big Agnes Gore Pass 2 – Camping Tents: Reviews

"Big enough for comfy car camping but light enough for backpacking." That tester comment pretty much sums up the Gore Pass. Although our team praised its four gear pockets, huge doors, and generous 33-square-foot floor plan, our favorite detail was the dual-zippered vestibule door. Using your trekking poles as additional supports, you can prop it up to make a cool sunshade or larger rain shelter for fume-free stove operation. True gearheads should check out BA's nearly identical Slide Mountain ($500), which has an integrated BOA ratcheting system that allows you to tension the fly from inside the tent. The device is nifty and works well enough, but the consensus was that it isn't worth the hefty price tag. 5.9 lbs; bigagnes.com

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