Although its name brings to mind something massive, the Mountain Hardwear SuperMega UL 2 weighs in at just a little more than two pounds (two pounds, two ounces, to be exact). The freestanding tent maintains its slim figure by way of ultra-light aluminum poles, ripstop nylon/polyester walls, and a silk fly. The tent lacks excessive elbow room, but that's to be expected when the design focuses on reducing weight rather than increasing camp comfort. Still, steep walls make the most out of the 27 square feet of available floor space, and two hikers can sleep soundly inside. In our tests, the tent packed down easily (even in the dark after a late camp arrival) and proved able to withstand rain, wind, and all the scuffs of active use. [$430; mountainhardwear.com]
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