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Kathy A Handyside
(earlymusicus) - M

Locale: Southeastern Michigan
To Dream the Impossible Dream? on 05/26/2012 20:41:05 MDT Print View

Hi Everyone -

I'm probably dreaming an impossible dream but here goes: Is there such a thing as a one-person, free-standing tent with two doors? Just something I'm pondering.

Kathy Handyside

Miguel Arboleda
(butuki) - MLife

Locale: Kanto Plain, Japan
Re: To Dream the Impossible Dream? on 05/26/2012 22:12:19 MDT Print View

The only ones I can think of are the 1 person tents by Big Sky International.

Heath Pitts
(heathpitts) - F

Locale: Nashville
RE: To Dream the Impossible Dream? on 05/26/2012 22:40:34 MDT Print View

Kathy,

The Tarptent Double Rainbow is sold as a 2 person tent but from my experience it is best used with one person. It has 2 doors and is freestanding when used with trekking poles. 2 doors as well. Tarptent also sells the Scarp 1 that is freestanding when used with the optional crossing poles and it has 2 doors as well.

Edited by heathpitts on 05/26/2012 22:42:54 MDT.

Kathy A Handyside
(earlymusicus) - M

Locale: Southeastern Michigan
Re: Re: To Dream the Impossible Dream? on 05/26/2012 22:57:35 MDT Print View

Thanks, Miguel - I'll check them out.

Kathy

Kathy A Handyside
(earlymusicus) - M

Locale: Southeastern Michigan
Re: RE: To Dream the Impossible Dream? on 05/26/2012 22:58:37 MDT Print View

Hi Heath - I'd forgotten about the Scarp 1 with the crossing poles. Thanks!

Kathy

Mary D
(hikinggranny) - MLife

Locale: Gateway to Columbia River Gorge
Solo tent, 2 doors on 05/27/2012 14:56:33 MDT Print View

The Tarptent Notch and Stratospire 1 both have 2 doors and 2 vestibules. They are not free standing, but since a freestanding tent has to be staked down anyway if you don't want it to fly away with your gear, IMHO they are greatly overrated. I switched to non-freestanding tents 7 years ago and never regretted it.

Edited by hikinggranny on 05/27/2012 14:58:42 MDT.