Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL 2


When researching tents, I’m always torn between my love for the outdoors and my love for a stable bank account. I constantly waver back and forth like there’s a cliched angel and devil on my shoulders.

The wilderness cherub is reassuring me that cost is indicative of performance and that the higher-priced tents should be perceived as an investment into my outdoor future.

Yet the bargain Beelzebub threatens that my soon-to-be empty wallet is better off choosing a cheaper budget tent.

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Review: ALPS Mountaineering Lynx 2

Everything was perfect... until we experienced Mother Nature’s wrath.

When the sun dipped out of the sky, the soft pitter-patter of drizzle soon grew into a booming white noise. My wife and I were cramped in our tent along with our Border Collie, watching the rain seep through the supposedly-waterproof fly.

Trapped at a remote campsite, the only thing we could do was try to get some sleep.

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