@skx013k2 great information, and super helpful to give you some recommendations!

Let's start with a few tents:

  • REI Co-op Half Dome 3 Plus - because you've got the 6' tall individual, the "plus" model of the Half Dome tents will give nice extra length. No real need to go with the HD 4+, unless you need to accommodate another human or pet(s) or just simply want lots of space! Not really cot-compatible (you won't be able to sit up on the cot in the tent). Full rain-fly for rainy days, good amount of mesh on the tent body for warmer days. Don't forget the footprint!
  • Marmot Limelight 3 - good length, lots of mesh for warm weather, full rainfly for wet weather. Similarly not cot-compatible. Footprint is included!
  • REI Co-op Grand Hut - tall enough for standing and cot-compatible. Full rain fly for wet weather, good mesh for warm temps. Again, don't forget the footprint.
  • The REI Base Camp will likely run too warm/muggy in your humid weather (less mesh on the tent body), the REI Camp Dome does not have a full-coverage rainfly (not great for wet weather), and the Kelty Discovery 4 only has 1 door (which can be frustrating for 2 adults trying to maneuver around each other).

Let us know if these recommendations raise any additional questions. And we'll respond again with sleeping pad recommendations next!

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