Sierra Designs offers their Hex Peg Tent Stakes sold in a pack of six so you can always have extras on hand. So many awesome things are sold as six packs. Use these tent stakes to secure a tent to the planet Earth.
seem sturdy enough. Not sure if they really give any more gripping power over the standard round tent stakes but it is critical to have backups. If you need to stab a charging bear these also might come in handy with a little more sharpening.