Daily Dose: Minimalist tents

Newtonian physics may one day stymie the progress of lightweight tent design.

But until then, a handful of companies will pursue the Holy Grail of creating a shelter so feathery and ephemeral as to be perfectly unnoticeable in a backpack.

For this column, I reviewed three ultra-light tents, one each from Mandatory Gear, Nemo and Big Sky Intl.

See here for the full Gear Junkie review: GEAR ARCHIVE.

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Stephen Regenold is Founder and Editor-In-Chief of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for nearly two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of four small kids, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.


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