I'm about to purchase a tent to hopefully lighten up my load a bit. However, I'm having a conundrum of sorts and can't seem to make up my mind.
There are times that I take my kids (13 and 6) on backpacking trips and I am trying to figure out what would be the best choice as far as a tent that would accommodate the three of us but yet still be ok to use on my solo trips.
Here are my options:
1. Tarptent Double Rainbow - now, I know this is a tent meant for 2 persons but from what I've seen, it looks like I can fit my 6 year old daughter between myself and my son. A tight fit but I think it can be done? Additionally, the weight on this tent is minimal enough and can be used as my solo tent as well.
2. Tarptent Rainbow - I saw a photo online where they were able to fit 2 pads indicating that the size of this tent would be close to a 2 person (1+ maybe)
3. Lunar Skyscape Scout (Solo) - now if I get the TT Rainbow, I was thinking of getting this for my son, he can pack this and use it so he has his own shelter and my daughter and I can potentially have the TT Rainbow to ourselves.
Anyway, I'm looking forward to your thoughts and opinions.