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Kathmandu Mono Tent (2015)

£80.00

FeaturesThe Kathmandu Mono Tent’s low price tag is a very appealing feature here. The design is inner-pitched-first with a side entry and side porch. The flysheet is made from ripstop polyester with a PU coating while the inner tent is mostly mesh. The poles are metal alloy. The weight is a little heavy for this size at 1796g but it ...

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Jack Wolfskin Gossamer (2015)

£100.00

FeaturesA well-priced tent with a reasonably low weight for its price, the Jack Wolfskin Gossamer is an inner-pitched-first design with a front entrance. The tunnel design is quite low, making this tent particularly stable in the wind. The flysheet is made from polyester with a PU coating. The main feature it lacks is a large porch area, though, which is ...

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Wild Country Coshee 1 (2015)

£100.00

FeaturesThe Wild Country Coshee 1 is great value, has a great weight of just 1481g and packs down to just 35x15cm small while also offering an outer-pitched-first design. The flysheet is made of polyester with a PU Stormtex treatment and you get shock-corded alloy poles. There is a long porch down one side and this is also the entry to ...

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Vaude TerraLight 1-2p (2015)

£190.00

FeaturesThe TerraLight 1-2p is either a small two-person tent or a large one-person tent as its living space sits between these two standards. It is pitched outer-first with a long porch down one side that also provides entry to the tent. The flysheet is made from PU-coated polyester material and it weighs 1858g, which is acceptable at this price. 5/5 ...

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Highlander Blackthorn 1 (2015)

£45.00

FeaturesThe main feature of the Highlander Blackthorn 1 is its extremely low price tag. But you do still get a reasonable weight of 1575g and there is a large porch. The drawbacks are that this tent pitches inner-first and the poles are made of fibreglass, which means it may not be ideal for more wild weather. The flysheet is made ...

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Nordisk Svalbard 1 Si (2015)

£220.00

FeaturesThe Svalbard 1 Si uses a very high-spec material compared to others – a ripstop nylon outer that is silicone-coated – so it should be more durable than other tents. It is pitched inner-first with a front entrance and porch. The weigh of 1744g is acceptable at this price when you also take into account the fact that you get ...

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Wild Country Zephyros 2 (2015)

£150.00

FeaturesThe Wild Country Zephyros 2 is a really popular tent for backpacking due to its tiny weight of just 1810g. It is pitched outer-first with a long porch down one side that also provides entry to the tent, while a second door at the back provides entry from the opposite side. The flysheet is made from PU-coated polyester ripstop material, ...

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Wild Country Zephyros 2 (2015)

£249.00

FeaturesA low weight (1980g) is the most important feature for backpackers. The Robens Buzzard has a large porch on one side only but this has an excellent doorway with four zip pulls. Inside are additional smaller doors for ventilation at each end, and there are zipaway panels on the inner doors for venting. The fly is made from very durable ...

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Alpkit Jaran 2 (2015)

£200.00

FeaturesWith the Alpkit Jaran 2 you are getting an outstanding amount of floor space, plus two porches and good headroom; furthermore it weighs only 1998g, which is remarkable for the size and price of £200. It pitches inner-first, and the outer is made from a ripstop nylon rather than polyester, with a PU coating. Outstanding at any price. 5/5 DesignThe ...

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Mountain Equipment Glacier 1000 (2015)

£460.00

The Mountain Equipment Glacier 1000 is a superb all-rounder. Its temperature rating of -16 deg C is conservative, as the manufacturer suggests you can get a ‘good night’s sleep’ at -20 deg C in this bag. The performance edge comes from the 725+ fill power down with minimum 90 per cent down and just 10 per cent feather. This down ...

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Kelty Dualist 0 Degrees F (2015)

£180.00

The Kelty Dualist 0 Degrees F’s technical features are impressive yet its price is very low for the temperature rating. You are getting a -18 deg C (= 0 deg F, as per the name) comfort temperature rating. The bag features ThermaDry, which is a mix of DriDown and ThermaPro insulation. DriDown is a 600 fill power down that has ...

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Crux Torpedo 900 (2015)

£800.00

For the ultimate in cold-weather comfort when snowholing, bivvying or tackling Himalayan peaks, the Crux Torpdedo 900 offers fully waterproof construction. The outer is made from eVent waterproof and breathable fabric, and the seams are all taped, so the bag is completely waterproof except for the base of the zip and the hood opening. Inside you get 850+ fill power ...

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Rab Andes 800 (2015)

£560.00

The Rab Andes 800 is a little warmer than some other bags, with a temperature rating of -22 deg C, but it’s still very light at just 1544g. This performance is achieved by using the most efficient down, so you get 800+ fill power down, made up of 90 per cent down and just 10 per cent feather. This down ...

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The North Face Superlight (2015)

£280.00

The North Face’s Superlight is a very low-priced bag for its temperature rating of -16 deg C comfort limit, but it is also one of the lightest options at this temperature rating at just 1489g, making it ideal for those wanting to save weight and save cash. Inside you get 650+ fill power goose down with 90 per cent down ...

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Craghoppers Kiwi Long / Madigan (2014)

£100.00

FeaturesA much longer jacket than most. (The Kiwi is also available in a standard-length version for £90.) A drawcord at the waist helps improve the fit too. This jacket is also ideal for those who love pockets as you get six on the outside, with an OS map fitting in the chest pockets. The hood has a stiffened peak with ...

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Vango Helix 100 (2014)

£100.00

Tents are getting lighter, but the lightest often carry a whopping price tag. However some brands are making lightweight tents that are far more affordable – and the Helix 100 is the lightest and lowest-priced model in Vango’s new range. At £100 for a one-person tent weighing just 1573g, the Helix 100 should strongly appeal to weekend backpackers. But if ...

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