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If you want to keep the tubes(maybe even if you don't...depends on setup), you should be looking at standard folding bead tires(or wire beads if you don't mind the added weight).
Tubeless, UST, and 2bliss are all ways of saying that the specific tire you are looking at can be converted tubeless. You don't need a true Tubeless(UST or 2bliss) tire(and rims) to go tubeless, but it's probably the most reliable and safest way.
Tire choice is pretty personal - what I like, may not work for you. However, I do know WNC pretty well. I would go with a Panaracer Rampage up front and maybe a Schwalbe Nobby Nic for the rear. Of course, there are tons of choices out there from other manufacturers...Maxxis, Specialized, Continental, Kenda, and more.