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7.2 out of 10

Kelty Gunnison 2.1

Seasons: 3 Number of doors: 2 Number of vestibules: 2 Ca Read more

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Overall 9
9.0

Great, durable, economic tent. Being a larger sized…

Travel Well, Trailspace.com
24 November 2013
  • Summary: Great, durable, economic tent.
  • Pros: Two enterances, Two vestibules, Very simple and quick set up
  • Cons: Weight (but not all that bad), Non reflective guidelines.
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Overall 9
9.0

Best tent ever!!! Not ultralight but great for any…

Jim Deski, Trailspace.com
9 August 2013
  • Summary: Best tent ever!!! Not ultralight but great for any other use.
  • Pros: Ease of set up, Size, Features
  • Cons: Pegs, Weight
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Overall 10
10

My Kelty Gunnison 2.1 has served me very well for…

Keith Browne, Trailspace.com
11 June 2013
  • Summary: My Kelty Gunnison 2.1 has served me very well for the past three years. I've spent many nights in it and it is still in great condition.
  • Pros: Light weight, Great price, Easy assembly, Great looking
  • Cons: The windows on the fly are somewhat worthless
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Overall 9
9.0

This thing does it all. This was my first major backpacking…

phantommaggot, Trailspace.com
7 June 2013
  • Summary: This thing does it all.
  • Pros: Size, Vestibules, Ventilation, Watertight
  • Cons: Pack Size
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Overall 10
10

Very well designed, easy to use # season tent. I've…

strika62, Trailspace.com
6 June 2013
  • Summary: Very well designed, easy to use # season tent.
  • Pros: Easy setup, Quality fittings, Twin door design
  • Cons: Cheezmo stakes
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Overall 10
10

Very easy and fast to set up and take down. Packs…

afacjf, Trailspace.com
3 April 2013
  • Summary: Very easy and fast to set up and take down. Packs down relatively small for a tent this size. Fits my 6' 5" slender frame great. Holds two adults easily. Best suited for backpacking. Would highly recommend. Perfect for backpacking in pairs.
  • Pros: Two doors with a vestibule each, Very roomy compared to weight, Easy setup, When set up right is 3+ season
  • Cons: Little heavy for a solo packer, but only slightly heavier than its solo counterpart., Rain drips in when entering or exiting with wet rain fly
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Overall 8
8.0

I've had the standard (not the "pro") Gunnison 2 person…

Alcap, Trailspace.com
16 January 2013
  • Excerpt: I've had the standard (not the "pro") Gunnison 2 person tent for approx. 5 years and have used it in a variety of locations and seasons. I haven't done any winter camping with it, and (hopefully) never will. The tent is designated a 3-season tent, and I'll take Kelty's word for it. The tent is very easy to set up, and though I've never actually timed it I'm guessing I can set it up in 5 or 6 minutes, including staking.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Great floor space, 2 vestibules, Crappy stakes included, There are lighter tents available
  • Cons: Crappy stakes included, There are lighter tents available
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Overall 9
9.0

I'm copying my review from backcountry.com, since…

SamS, Trailspace.com
21 January 2011
  • Excerpt: I'm copying my review from backcountry.com, since I don't want to type it out again: I got this tent about two months ago, and I've used it 3 times with great satisfaction. I work for a conservation corps, for twice a month for 8 days my tent is my home. I researched tents for 4 months when picking my most recent tent, and I decided on the Gunnison 2.1. For me, dual doors tents are a must-have. If you ever go backpacking with a friend or partner, one door just sucks.
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Overall 9
9.0

I have had this tent for about 4 years, and it has…

vmckenney, Trailspace.com
12 October 2010
  • Excerpt: I have had this tent for about 4 years, and it has been an outstanding tent for the price. It is rated as a 2 man, but being a fairly large person I have always used it as a one man. I use it frequently for backpacking trips with my son and his Boy Scout troop, and I have never had any problems. The tent has been through torrential rain storms, cold temperatures and light to moderate snow and it has always kept me dry.
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Overall 10
10

I've had this tent for four years and it still holds…

Ian Heindel (guest), Trailspace.com
28 September 2010
  • Excerpt: I've had this tent for four years and it still holds up great. I bought it to use as a river guide in Alaska. Camping on river banks and sand bars it took all the punishment I dished out. It was the perfect size for me and my gear to live comfortably. And when necessary I let double up with someone else when their tent fail and still had room. I did this for two years. My dad, who is a scoutmaster, has used it many times since.
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