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Eureka! Apex 2 Tent & Giveaway!

Eureka! Apex 2 Tent – 2-person backpacking tent Simply like Travel Gear Blog and Eureka! on Facebook and enter a comment below telling us where your favorite hiking destination is to win! Sorry, but only US residents are eligible for the giveaway. Enter by 11:59pm EST, April 30, 2011 for your chance to win. Don’t forget to enter to win […]


How to Choose the Best Travel Tent

Looking for a new tent? This guide will help you determine what you need to look for in a tent and recommend some of the best tents available for a variety of needs and preferences. There are many items to consider when choosing a tent for your travels: Type – Will you be primarily car camping or backpacking? Weight – […]


Kelty Yellowstone 4 Tent

Kelty Yellowstone 4 Tent – affordable 4-person family tent The Kelty Yellowstone is an affordable, 3-season dome-style tent that is perfect for car camping.  With 64 square feet of floor space, the Yellowstone has plenty of room for a family of four or a couple with loads of gear and dogs. The tent is easy to setup with its color-coded […]


REI Hobitat 4 Tent

REI Hobitat 4 Tent – spacious 4-person car camping tent The REI Hobitat 4 is a spacious home away from home that fits 4 people snugly or two people, a couple of dogs, and a ton of gear comfortably. The rectangular floor design maximizes space so there are no awkward nooks and crannies and the spacious design offers plenty of […]


MSR Hubba Hubba 2-Person Tent

MSR Hubba Hubba – lightweight backpacking tent with generous space and durable design At only 4 pounds, the Hubba Hubba by MSR is a fabulous lightweight tent for backpackers and minimalist travelers.  Pack this popular freestanding, 2-person, 3-season tent when you need a generous amount of space without having to haul a heavy load. The Hubba Hubba’s latest model features […]


REI Half Dome 2 Tent

REI Half Dome 2 Tent – affordable, functional 3-season backpacking tent REI’s Half Dome has been an affordable and reliable backpacking tent for the past eight years and the 2010 Half Dome 2 was awarded the highly coveted Backpacker Magazine Editor’s Choice Gold Award. REI’s Half Dome 2 Tent defies the assumption that a sturdy, dependable backpacking tent needs to […]


GoLite Shangri-La 2 Tent

GoLite Shangri-La 2 Tent – Cool ultra light 2 person tent. I have only recently started taking a liking to the minimalist type shelters like the GoLite Shangri-La 2 Tent. It wasn’t that I was against them, it was just that if I wanted to save weight, I would rather use a backpacking hammock like the Hennesy Hammock rather than […]


Big Agnes Salt Creek 2 Tent

Big Agnes Salt Creek 2 Tent – A green tent that is actually white. When it comes to green and eco friendly tents, the Big Agnes Salt Creek 2 Tent pretty much takes the cake. There is almost nothing on this backpacking tent that isn’t recycled or constructed in the most eco friendly way possible. But, you don’t have to […]


Mountain Hardwear Habitat 5 Tent

Mountain Hardwear Habitat 5 Tent – A popular family camping tent. At first glance, the Mountain Hardwear Habitat 5 Tent might just appears to be a pretty standard and basic family camping tent. But, in fact, the Mountain Hardwear Habitat 5 Tent is far from basic. This simple looking design is crafted as such to help make the tent as […]


NEMO Gogo LE Bivy

NEMO Gogo LE Bivy – Part bivy and part ultralight shelter. I am not really into the whole bivy thing, but the NEMO Gogo LE Bivy really caught my eye. Perhaps it was the bright green color that caught my eye, or maybe it was the $200+ price tag. But, upon reading up about the NEMO Gogo LE Bivy I […]