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2 man < 2 Kg

More 2 man tents under one kilo per person

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Nemo ESPRI2P Nemo ESPRI2P 3.5 lbs (1.6 kg)
28 sq ft (2.6 sq m)
9 sq ft (0.8 sq m) Vestibule
Optional Trekking Pole Vestibule

Nemo ESPRI2P eeview

Nemo Meta 2P Nemo Meta 2P tent A tent for use with hiking poles.

2.9 lbs (1.3 kg)
36 sq ft (3.3 sq m)

22 sq ft (2.0 sq m) Vestibules
Ultralight 20D PU coated nylon ripstop

Editor's Choice Review

Nemo Nano Ultralite Nemo Nano Ultralite 2 man light weight tent 2.8 lbs (1.27 kg)
32 sq ft (2.97 sq m)- Area based on corner dimensions
Vestibule N/A
 

Nemo Nano Ultralite review

Nordisk Telemark 2 Nordisk world's lightest 2 man tent

The world's lightest 2 man tent. 950g Telemark 2 has won several awards for its technical and extreme lightweight construction, and despite striving for the lowest weight possible, there are no compromises on function nor comfort. Inner pocket, ventilation through mechanical construction as well as mesh window, easy adjustable guy ropes, magnet closing and corner poles, which can convert the door into a tarp.

Review

The North Face Meso 22 The North Face Meso 22 Capacity : 2
Floor Area : 29 ft2 (2.7 m2)
Poles number: 3 diameter: 8.5 mm
Stuffed Size : 20' : x 5" : (51 cm x 13 cm)
Stuffed Size : 20' x 5" : (51 cm x 13 cm)
Vestibule Area : 13 ft2 (1.2 m2)
Weight : trail weight: 3 lbs 12 oz (1.7 kg) total weight: 4 lbs 1 oz (1.84 kg)

Reviews

One Planet Gunyah 2

The Gunyah 2 is designed for two people. It's got a little porch area for boots and gear and enough head and foot room for the lanky, even when sitting upright. A large, high-opening door helps the poor old back when entering and leaving the tent, as well as giving great ventilation on balmy summer nights. The tent weighs approx 1.2 kilograms with a stuff sack.

The pitching options:

Full tent (inner, fly, pole, pegs and stuff sacks): approx 1.2 kilograms
Full tent with footprint floor protection: approx 1.44 kilograms
For hot and mozzie-infested areas use the mesh inner (inner tent, pole, pegs): approximately 0.73 kilograms
For fly only (fly, poles, pegs, footprint): approximately 0.85 kilograms

Footprint that prolongs the life of the floor and doubles as a lunch tarp: approximately 0.23 kilograms

Gunyah 2 Review

Outer Limits Backpacker 2 Outer Limits Backpacker 2 Single pole design for ease of set up which gives also a great weight at <2.0kg. Extra benefit of providing a vestibule for wet and grubby gear.

Inner is mesh.

OzTrail Hiking tent Size: 230 x 120 x 85cm
Weight: 1.90 kg
Packed size: 40cm long x 15cm in diameter
Sleeps: 2
This tent cost only $69  AUD on ebay - very good value
QUECHUA T2 Ultralight Pro Tent QUECHUA T2 Ultralight Pro Tent 2 Kg

Carry bag - 37cm long by 18cm by 11cm
 

QUECHUA T2 Ultralight Pro review | Review

REI Quarter Dome T2 REI Quarter Dome T2 Average minimum weight 3 lbs. 15 oz.
Average packaged weight 4 lbs. 8 oz.
Average weight - metric 1.87 kilograms
Floor dimensions 84 x 51 inches
Floor dimensions - metric 213 x 130 centimeters
Floor area 29.7 square feet
Vestibule area 6.5 + 6.5 square feet
Peak height 40 inches
Peak height - metric 101 centimeters
Number of doors 2

Review

Saguaro Bivy Shelter Tent Saguaro Bivy Shelter Tent Found this in eBay, also on Amazon.

Sleeps two persons
Great for backpacking; weighs only 4 Lbs

Sea to Summit Bug Dome Sea to Summit Bug Dome Freestanding,2-person mesh tent.
Inner-Pitch-First. Rain-fly use optional in fine weather.
Min Wt 1.39 kg
Packed Wt 1.7 kg
Footprint: 2300mm x 1250mm
Rain Fly Fabric: 40d ripstop polyester, silicone elastomer face, tape-sealed, 2000mm PU back coating.
Rain Fly Colour: Sky Blue.
Mesh Tent: Black 40d nylon mesh door and walls.
Floor: Tub design, 70d nylon with 5,000mm PU coating.
Poles: Scandium Air Hercules FC, fully field-maintainable.
Pegs: 4 x 4-Flute HT Aluminium, with pull cords.
Sea to Summit Specialist Duo Ultra-light weight weighs just 846g for the Duo (2 person). The lightest on the planet
Size: 220cm long x 95cn high x 190cm wide (inner approx 120cm)Packed size: 27cm x 10cmDuo - two entrances and vestibules.
Pertex Endurance 20D nylon shell fabric, 1000mm waterhead, 7000MVTR (Moisture Vapour Transmission Rate)
15D waterproof nylon walls, vestible & floor, 1200mm waterhead
Double stitched and bar tacked at all stress points for strength and endurance
Fully tape seam sealed
2 x 7075 alloy poles and 6 x hard anodized 7075 alloy pegs
Can be pitched with a pair of trekking poles and natural anchors
Reflective guys
Internal storage pocket
Optional lightweight Tyvek ground sheet
Sierra Designs

LT Strike 2

Sierra Designs LT Strike 2 Trail Weight 3 lb 6 oz
Fast Pack Weight n/a
Packed Weight 3 lb 11 oz
Number of Doors 2
Interior Area 29 ft
Vestibule Area  9 + 9 ft
Peak Height 37"
Floor Material 40D Nylon, 3000mm
Body Material 20D Nylon
Fly Material 20D Nylon, 1500mm
Poles DAC Featherlite NSL
Sierra Designs Lightning XT Sierra Designs Lightning XT 3 lbs 15 oz (1.8 kg)

Voted Top Ultralight tent- Backpacker Magazine's Gear of the Year Awards 2009

Sierra Designs Lightning XT review

Review

Sierra Designs Mojo Sierra Designs Mogo 2 man tent ultralight Capacity: 2, Seasons: 3
Trail weight: 2 lb 11 oz / 1.22kg
Packed weight: 3 lb 2 oz / 1.42kg
Interior area: 26.5 sq ft / 2.46 sq meters
Vestibule area: 7.00 sq ft / .65 sq meters
Peak Height: 38 inches / 97cm
Packed length: 17.5 inches
Packed diameter: 5 inches
Number doors: 1
Number poles: 2 hubbed
Pole diameter: 8.5mm
Pole type: DAC NSL
Floor material: 40D Nylon, 3000mm
Body material: 20D Nylon
Fly material: 20D Nylon, 1500mm
Interior floor dimensions: 84 x 41 inches
Sierra Designs Ultralight Vapor Light Sierra Designs Ultralight Vapor Light tent Trail Weight 3 lb 14 oz (1.7 Kg)
Packed Weight 4 lb 4 oz
Number of Doors 1
Interior Area 30.5 ft
Vestibule Area 8 ft
Peak Height 38"
Floor Material 40D Nylon, 3000mm
Body Material 20D Nylon
Fly Material 40D HT Nylon, 1500mm
Poles DAC Featherlite NSL

Sierra Designs Ultralight Vapor Light review | Review

Six Moons Lunar Duo Six Moons Lunar Duo Weight with ultralight floor 1.1 Kg

Weights are without pegs and poles (hiking poles)

Review | Review

Tarptent Scarp 2 Sleeps 2
Weight 54 oz (1530 g)
includes 6 x 8 stakes
Floor Width 52 in (132 cm)
Floor Length 86 in (218 cm)
Interior Height 45 in (114 cm) adjustable
Floor Area 31 sq ft (2.9 sq m)
Stakes (included) 6 x 8 in
Packed size 20 x 4.5 in (51 x 11 cm)

Video review Tarptent Scarp 2

Terra Nova Laser 2 1-2 Person Super lightweight tent
2 Door version now available
Multi-Pitch design allows fly only or fly 1st pitching
30D Rip Stop Siliconised Nylon fly with 40000mm waterhead
Nylon taffeta floor with 7000mm waterhead
Reflective guy ropes and attachments
Internal mesh storage pocket
Vestibule for storage
Size: 220cm x 93cm x 62cm ( inner)
Vestibule: 50cm
Height: 96cm
Weight: 1.19kg (min) 1.42kg packed Reviews
Vango Banshee 200 Vango Banshee 200 Pitching time 10 mins
Pack size 44 x 12cm
Total Weight 2 kg

Vango Banshee 200 review | Reviews

Vango Helium 200 Vango Helium 200 Capacity: 2 person
Total Weight: 1300g (apparently the 2010 Force 10 Superlite model is 1140g)
Trail Weight: 1200g
Pack Size: 40 x 12cm
Area: 2.1m2
Area w/vestibule: 2.6 m2

Vango Helium 200 review | Review | Review | Review

Vaude Hogan Vaude Hogan ultralite 2 man tent min. weight: 1.440 g
max. weight: 1.700 g
size when packed: 56 x 15 cm
entrances: 1/1
Pegs: 12, Guylines: 4

Floor Protector: 155480480 / 250 g (optional)

Vaude Hogan review | Review | Review

Vaude Powerlizard Vaude Powerlizard 2 man tent Capacity: 2 Persons
Weight: 1000g

Stuff Sack: 35 x 10 cm

Vaude Powerlizard review | Review

Vaude Refuge Vaude Refuge Tent Capacity: 2 persons
Weight: 810 g / 1lb. 13oz. (min); 990 g / 2lbs. 3oz. (max)
Stuffsack: 40 x 15 cm / 16 x 6 inches
Pegs: 10
Guylines:  4

Hiking Poles needed

Vaude refuge reviews

Wenzel Starlight Sleeps: 2
Area: 22 square feet
Base: 48 inches (front) and 37 inches (rear); 82 inches long
Center height: 36 inches (front) and 24 inches (rear)
Carrying weight: 3.4 pounds

Amazon reviews

Wilderness Equipment Tectite 1

1 man but can accommodate two if necessary

Single-pole, hybrid-single-skin, ultra-light solo tent

3-plus-season performance
Detachable ceiling panel acts an effective barrier when conditions mean condensation is unavoidable
Min Pitch Wt: 1.23kg
Package WT: 1.62kg
Packed Size: 45cm (pole section length) x 14cm diameter.
Floor Dimensions: 205cm long x 118cm wide, Area: 2.0m2