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Old 04-08-2013, 03:25 PM
 
Location: California
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I started with a tent, I've owned overhead campers, tent trailers and travel trailers, currently I have a travel trailer, tent trailer and 3 tents, It all depends on where I'm going but I still love the tent, nothing feels as good to me.
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Old 04-08-2013, 07:23 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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Even my 4-season Coleman backpacking tent keeps out the weather great. It held out 18" of snow one night in Yosemite.

Upper Pines 1 by scorpio516, on Flickr

DSC_1961 by scorpio516, on Flickr
There it is not buried in the snow. I prefer that hammock though.

My REI 2 person tent that cost 2x the Coleman is a much better tent though - superior construction, easier to set up, better design, and lighter.

And finally, why a tent not an RV? No roads here, this shot was taken about 15 miles from a road.

S6300300 by scorpio516, on Flickr

Sure, you could park your RV somewhere, drive to the trail head, park, hike 30 miles, drive back to the RV and sleep, but IMHO that's silly.
I see a hang in that group.
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