1-Person Tents & Bivy Sacks at Backcountry Edge

MSR Hubba NX 3-Season Backpacking Tent

The MSR Hubba NX is the lighter weight next generation of MSR's highly acclaimed Hubba tent. Designed for solo backpackers, the freestanding Hubba NX weighs a mere 2 pounds, 7 ounces.

MSR
Hubba NX

  • 1-Person
  • Ligthweight, livable solo shelter
  • Price: $349.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Eos 1P  3-Season Backpacking Tent

Compact, lightweight and sturdy, the Marmot Eos 1P backpacking tent is ideal for thru-hikes or solo outings. A good balance of weight, weather and bug protection, the freestanding Eos 1P is a perfect trail companion for backpackers.

Marmot
Eos 1P

  • 1 Person
  • Lightweight, solo tent
  • Price: $248.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mountain Hardwear SuperMega UL 1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Catering to fast and light solo backcountry travelers, thru-hikers and touring cyclists, the Mountain Hardwear SuperMega UL 1 backpacking tent offers freestanding geometry and full weather protection for one in a 1 pound, 12 ounce package.

Mountain Hardwear
SuperMega UL 1

  • 1-Person
  • Ultralight backpacking tent
  • Price: $350.00
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy Backpacking Shelter

The fully-featured Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy provides backpackers with a minimalist sleeping space and provides weather protection beneath a canopy of innovative, breathable Gore-Tex Respiration+ fabric. Available in Mojo Blue and Alpenglow.

Outdoor Research
Alpine Bivy

  • 1 Person
  • Feature-laden ultra-light backpacking shelter
  • Rating:
  • Price: $239.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Eureka Midori Solo 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Balancing weight, durability, and price, the one-person Eureka Midori Solo is an affordable option for 3-season backpacking or camping. The side-entry mesh canopy delivers breathability and convenient entry and exit to the interior of the tent.

Eureka
Midori Solo

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight, Aluminum frame
  • Price: $139.90
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mountainsmith Mountain Shelter LT 3-Season Backpacking Tarp

The Mountainsmith Mountain Shelter LT tarp tent provides weather-protection for up to 2 backpackers. Pitching easily with the use of 2 trekking poles (not included) and weighing just under 2 pounds, the shelter can also serve as a spacious solo tent.

Mountainsmith
Mountain Shelter LT

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight backpacking shelter
  • Price: $129.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Eureka Spitfire 1 (2015) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2015! The Eureka Spitfire 1 solo backpacking tent is a great balance of weight, packed size, durability, and affordability. Extensive mesh on the tent’s canopy provides excellent ventilation for warm weather or 3-season use.

Eureka
Spitfire 1 (2015)

  • 1-Person
  • 2-pole hoop design
  • Price: $139.90
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Tungsten 1P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! Lightweight design and maximum livability make the Marmot Tungsten 1P backpacking tent a perfect option for 3-season solo outings. An innovative structure maximizes interior space while keeping packed weight to 3 and a half pounds.

Marmot
Tungsten 1P

  • 1-Person
  • Maximum comfort and interior space
  • Price: $178.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Kelty Gunnison 1.3 w/ Footprint (2015) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2015! While not the lightest 1-person tent on the market, the Kelty Gunnison 1.3 is roomy enough for tall hikers to stretch out and provides solid construction, advanced features and durable weather protection.

Kelty
Gunnison 1.3 w/ Footprint (2015)

  • 1-Person
  • Compact poles
  • Price: $169.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! A reimagining of a backcountry classic, the Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 tent is a feature-rich, non-freestanding option for solo backpackers looking to balance weight and comfort.

Sierra Designs
Flashlight 1

  • 1-Person
  • Update to a backpacking classic
  • Price: $219.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Fly Creek 1 Platinum 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Built especially for backpackers determined to have the lightest freestanding shelter possible, the Big Agnes Fly Creek 1 Platinum tent weighs in at just 1 pound, 6 ounces!

Big Agnes
Fly Creek 1 Platinum

  • 1-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight backpacking tent
  • Price: $499.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Bitter Springs UL 1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! Offering ultralight-weight, versatile performance for solo backpackers, the Big Agnes Bitter Springs UL1 is pitched with two trekking poles (not included) and has a packed weight of just 2 pounds, 6 ounces.

Big Agnes
Bitter Springs UL 1

  • 1-Person
  • Unique set-up requiring a set of trekking poles
  • Price: $369.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Force 1P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The ultralight Marmot Force 1P backpacking tent offers surprising roominess for a solo tent and easy set-up. With a good balance of weight, weather and bug protection, the freestanding Force 1P is a perfect trail companion.

Marmot
Force 1P

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight tent with lots of room and mesh
  • Price: $348.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Nitro 1P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! With a unique shape and structure, the Marmot Nitro 1P trekking pole-pitch backpacking tent is ultralight and compactable while maintaining livability and comfort for solo outings.

Marmot
Nitro 1P

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight, versitile design
  • Price: $278.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Tensegrity 1 FL 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The Sierra Designs Tensegrity 1 FL tent is a radical redesign of non-freestanding tents. A spacious interior, external storage, optimal ventilation, and a versatile trekking pole (poles not included) pitch make this tent truly unique.

Sierra Designs
Tensegrity 1 FL

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweigth/Treking pole compatible
  • Price: $319.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 FL (2015) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 FL tent is a feature-rich non-freestanding option for solo backpackers who appreciate comfort, but need to travel light. Trekking pole pitch compatibility offers the chance for even greater weight savings.

Sierra Designs
Flashlight 1 FL (2015)

  • 1-Person
  • Featherlight version of a classic
  • Price: $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Kelty Salida 1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The award-winning Kelty Salida three-season tent series now includes a 1-person option ideal for solo backpackers on a budget. The Salida 1 is easy to pitch and well ventilated. For the price, the Salida 1 is tough to beat.

Kelty
Salida 1

  • 1-Person
  • Award-Winning
  • Reg. Price: $144.95
    $122.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

The innovative, freestanding Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 1 is an ultra-light enthusiast's dream. Streamlined to cut unnecessary weight, the Fly Creek UL 1 delivers surprising livability at a trail weight of just 1 pound, 10 ounces!

Big Agnes
Fly Creek UL 1

  • 1-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight 3-season backpacking tent
  • Price: $329.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Upslope Tarp

The versatile Kelty Upslope Tarp is a trekking pole pitch A-frame tarp tent ideal for backpackers. Also designed to work with Kelty’s TraiLogic gear collection, the Upslope Tarp attaches to the TN2 or TN3 tent to extend the vestibule.

Kelty
Upslope Tarp

  • Backpacking shelter/accessory vestibule
  • Reg. Price: $99.95
    $79.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
NEMO Veda 1P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

The lightweight and versatile NEMO Veda 1P is a trekking pole-pitched (trekking poles not included) tent that is ideal for solo backpackers. The 3-season Veda 1P features one door and one vestibule for gear storage.

NEMO
Veda 1P

  • 1-Person
  • Innovative "trekking pole" tent
  • Price: $329.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 1 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

The feature-rich Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 1 solo backpacking tent boasts an impressive interior space-to-weight ratio. The balance of weight and performance is sure to appeal to ounce-counters who still appreciate comfort.

Big Agnes
Copper Spur UL 1 (2014)

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight, livable solo backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $369.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Classic Bivy

Featuring an oversize rectangular cut, the Kelty Classic Bivy provides backpackers with a secure, waterproof sleeping shelter that has space for a bag and pad plus a bit of extra wiggle-room.

Kelty
Classic Bivy

  • 1-Person
  • Roomy, protective bivy
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $89.95
    $71.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 1 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With a packed weight of less than 3 pounds, the Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 1 is a lightweight favorite. The shape of the tent provides more usable interior volume than most other one-person tents, making it ideal for solo backpackers.

Big Agnes
Seedhouse SL 1 (2014)

  • 1-Person
  • Classic Big Agnes backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $279.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Trail Bivy

Featuring an oversize mummy cut, the Kelty Trail Bivy provides backpackers with a secure, waterproof sleeping shelter that has space for a bag and pad plus a bit of extra wiggle-room.

Kelty
Trail Bivy

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight, trail-worthy bivy
  • Reg. Price: $89.95
    $71.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
NEMO Hornet 1P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The ultra-lightweight (1 lb, 10 oz) NEMO Hornet 1P solo tent offers fast-paced, minimalist-oriented backpackers a sturdy weatherproof freestanding shelter at a fraction of the bulk and weight they’d traditionally expect.

NEMO
Hornet 1P

  • 1-Person
  • Lots of livable space in an ultralight tent
  • Price: $319.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
NEMO Blaze 1P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! Despite its ultra-lightweight (1 lb, 11 oz) design focus, the non-freestanding Blaze 1P backpacking tent also delivers a surprising amount of livability due to its truly innovative pole configuration and smart triangulated guyout points.

NEMO
Blaze 1P

  • 1-Person
  • Innovative pole configuration
  • Price: $369.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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