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Carbon Reflex 2 Tent 2-Person 3-Season

MSR Carbon Reflex 2 Tent 2-Person 3-Season

$499.95

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Dragontail Tent: 2-Person 4-Season

MSR Dragontail Tent: 2-Person 4-Season

$549.95

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Hubba Hubba NX Tent 2-Person 3-Season

MSR Hubba Hubba NX Tent 2-Person 3-Season

$389.95

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Twin Sisters Tent: 2-Person 4-Season

MSR Twin Sisters Tent: 2-Person 4-Season

$299.95

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Elixir 3 Tent 3-Person 3 Season

MSR Elixir 3 Tent 3-Person 3 Season

$299.95

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MiniGroundhog Tent Stake Kit

MSR MiniGroundhog Tent Stake Kit

$17.95

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TWing Tarp

MSR TWing Tarp

$299.95

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Pole Repair Kit

MSR Pole Repair Kit

$19.95

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Cyclone Tent Stakes

MSR Cyclone Tent Stakes

$24.95

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E-Wing Tarp

MSR E-Wing Tarp

$174.95

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Camring Cord Tensioners Kit

MSR Camring Cord Tensioners Kit

$12.95

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Groundhog Tent Stake Kit

MSR Groundhog Tent Stake Kit

$19.95

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Adjustable Tent Pole

MSR Adjustable Tent Pole

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Ultralight Utility Cord Kit

MSR Ultralight Utility Cord Kit

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Choosing Tents and Shelters

Unless you’re up for sleeping under the stars, you’ll want a tent for your next camping trip. Tent styles range from small solo shelters to huge, structured tents designed to withstand gale-force winds while mountaineering. You’ll need to consider seasonality (three or four-season) and size when you make your choice.

3-Season Tents
For most campers, 3-season tents are the way to go. Intended for relatively mild conditions, these tents have mesh panels to promote airflow and employ rain flies to keep you dry. Shop 3-Season Tents
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4-Season Tents
Designed primarily for winter, 4-season tents feature heavier fabrics and more poles than 3-season tents. This adds weight but is essential for withstanding fierce winds and heavy snow. Shop 4-Season Tents
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Bivy Sacks
Bivy sacks and tarps are extremely lightweight, compact shelters preferred by mountaineers, climbers, and minimalist backpackers who need shelter but want to conserve as much space and weight as possible. Shop Bivy Sacks
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How to Buy an Alpine Touring Boot

Free Your Feet From the Resort

Traditionally, a ski boot was designed for going downhill with as much speed and power as possible, with little thought to the comfort when going uphill. With an aggressive sole material like Vibram, lightweight shell material, and the now-standard lever to switch between walk and ski modes (to free the cuff to rotate or lock it in place), the alpine touring boot changed everything. This is the boot to take into the backcountry.

Binding Compatibility:

An alpine touring boot is either compatible with a standard alpine ski binding (DIN normalized binding), a TECH binding, or both. There’s little difference between the boots except for the extra heel and toe fittings required for a boot to be TECH compatible.

Flex Rating:

A stiff boot will have a high flex rating (120-130+), while a softer boot will have a lower flex rating (100-110). Stiffness benefits you during the descent, but it might cause you pain on the skin track—consider whether you prefer superior comfort or performance.

Weight:

A carbon cuff or tongue, lightweight plastic shell, minimalist buckle design, or honeycomb structure help reduce the weight of an AT boot so you can move faster and feel less fatigued during a long tour.