To wild camp or not to wild camp, isn't that the question? More specifically, to what extent does weight and volume matter for what you're intending to do?
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I think you'll need to get a better handle on what you plan to do. Because tent designs are compromises between contradictory needs (you want them to be big, strong and light) it's hard to get the right thing without considering the uses it'll be put to and tuning the decision accordingly.
Simon Daniels wrote (see)
The jury's still out.
I spent a year? looking for a 2 man tent and couldn't ever quite decide what to get.... ended up with my father sicking 2 under the christmas tree. Ended up keeping an Alpkit Kangri which so far I've been pretty happy with although some have suggested its too heavy.
"Now Sir, you look like a Geodesic man to me? Am I right?" I was tempted to slap him across the face and say "How very dare you!"
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