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The Dagger 2 is strong, light, and easy to set up. Outside tester Johanna Flashman used this tent everywhere from New Mexico to Iceland to Wales, and the tent stayed dry and comfortable. Appalachian Trail hiker Jonathan Dower also loves this tent and you can read his full review…

Our Gear Guy, Joe Jackson, picked the Kingdom 6 as one of the best car-camping tents on the market. It has a six-foot-high ceiling, a divider that creates two rooms (a handy feature if you’re camping with a rambunctious dog), and two doors. It’s a roomy setup that’s great…

Here’s our comprehensive guide for how to choose the right backcountry shelter

Five options for your summer adventures

Everything you need to know before you head out camping this summer

Yes, it's possible to abandon the stakes, poles, and fly. Tuck into these alternatives next time you need some shut-eye outdoors.

A technical tree house for campers of any age

A livable, freestanding three-season tent.

I'm in the market for a small, light backpacking tent that won't break the bank.

Making a good tent requires compromise. In line with the old business adage “Good, fast, cheap: pick two,” tent designers generally aspire to two properties from their own list: light, roomy, and sturdy. Other trade-offs include the convenience of two doors and vestibules for the weight of the extra zippers and fly fabric.

Design and Technology Special: The world's most streamlined and innovative new gear, gadgets, tools and toys, including the Nemo Isopod 100 tent.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Easton Kilo tent.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Mountainsmith Morrison 2 tent.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the MSR Hoop 2 tent.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Sierra Lightning HT 3 tent.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Big Agnes Copper Spur 4 tent.

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