‘Best in Show’ Award Winners represent Greatest New Gear for 2014

Panorama Tent — The Optic 2.5 tent from Mountain Hardwear has a “why didn’t we think of this before” design with an open architecture that includes adjacent doors. You can enter from the side or one end. Or unzip them both to convert the tent to a 180-degree open design that offers an immense view of a vista from your camp site.

The two-person tent weighs 5 lb. 13 oz. when packed up. Bonus: Mountain Hardwear does not break your bank, charging just $240 for the Optic 2.5 tent experience.

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