The right hiking tent is a complex decision. It has a lot to do with how you’re going to use it and where you’re going to sleep. It’s likely to be one of the biggest items in your backpack so investing in a lightweight tent is one best ways to reduce your pack size and weight.
Think about if you’re hiking tent will spend more time on your back or you will spend more time in the tent than it on your back. This will help you decide on the importance of its size and weight either packed or unpacked.