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We're often asked which is better, and, can you do a comparison? So here it is folks. A rundown of the Cloud Peak 2 and the LanShan 2 tents.  

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A question that often crops up is what is the difference between the Lanshan 2 and the Lanshan 2 Pro tents, and which one would suit my needs better? To start with the basics, the Lanshan 2 is cheaper than the Lanshan 2 Pro, whilst the Lanshan 2 Pro is lighter than the Lanshan 2. Well, I guess that's the question answered? Of course it's not. You folks want far more detail than that don't you? In essence, the Lanshan 2 has a traditional set up of having a separate flysheet and inner tent, whereas the Lanshan 2 Pro is...

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With a huge selection of tents available, what should you look for in a backpacking tent? There are some key questions that you should be asking yourself when considering a backpacking tent. I'll be focusing on typical UK conditions for this post. Budget Size, 1 or 2 person tent Where will you be using it Weight How many nights you intend on using it for, multi-night trips or just one or two nights Inner or outer pitch first Single or double skin 1) Budget. Okay, so I've hit the ground hard with this one. but it is vital to have some...

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Single skin or hybrid tents. Are they worse for condensation? After a few nights camping with the kids. Me with a 3FUL hybrid tent, and the kids with double layered Vango NYX 200's or Soul 200's (which are the same thing), I've come to some conclusions regarding the suitability of single skin / hybrid tents 'v' double layered tents. But for those unsure of the terminology, A brief explanation. Single skin / single walled tents do not have an inner tent. Think of them like a normal tent but without an inner sleeping compartment. In its most basic form, think of...

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We look at how modern tent designs have blurred the line between inner and outer pitch first tents, and how an 'inner pitch first' isn't such a drawback as used to be the case. Some inner pitch first tents can be outer pitch first.

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