@yhansotte thanks so much for reaching out for suggestions on a camping/backpacking tent! Because you've got a furry friend who's 50lbs and gets to sleep in the tent, we'd highly recommend a 3-person tent. And, because you are going to be backpacking, you'll want to consider the total weight of the tent (and ideally have it weigh less than 6lbs). With those details in mind, here are a few to consider:

  • Marmot Limelight 3 - freestanding and 3 season, includes the footprint, weight around 6lbs
  • MSR Zoic 3 - freestanding and 3 season, weight is a bit over 5lbs
  • Nemo Dagger 3 - freestanding and 3 season, weight is closer to 4lbs

We hope this helps get you started - don't hesitate to reach out with any additional questions you may have!

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