The Big Three: tent, backpack & sleeping bag are expensive. The Free Three can shave tons of pack weight without spending a dime.

The 2020 Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Tent is our #1 pick for an all around, 2 person ultralight backpacking tent. Find out why in this review!

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Looking for the perfect 2 person backpacking quilt? The Enlightened Equipment Accomplice is a great choice! This double sleeping bag checks all the boxes.

The Durston X-Mid 2P Tent is a great 2-person tent with a winning combination of low cost, low weight, a ton of livable area & great storm performance

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Here are the best inexpensive 2 Person Tents (some in the $100-$150 range) that are light enough for backpacking, while being comfortable enough for more luxurious car camping outings.

The 1.9 lb REI Co-op Flash Air 2 Tent is an exceptionally light user-friendly, 2-person ultralight tent that’s also a great value.