Lightweight Backpacking Tents at Backcountry Edge

Kelty Upslope Tarp

New for 2014! 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
  • Price: $99.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Fishhook UL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Another trailblazing offering from Big Agnes, the Fishhook UL 2 is a “zipperless” 3-season backpacking tent. By utilizing clips instead of zippers, the Fishhook UL 2 eliminates a common failure point while also saving on weight.

Big Agnes
Fishhook UL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Innovative "zipperless" backpacking tent
  • Reg. Price: $399.95
    $259.95
  • 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
MSR Carbon Reflex 3 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With carbon fiber poles, lightweight fabrics and a unique pole configuration, the MSR Carbon Reflex 3 three-season backpacking tent's trail weight is a mere 4 lbs 3 oz!

MSR
Carbon Reflex 3

  • 3-person
  • Ultralight 3-season backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $649.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Exped Gemini III 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Effectively balancing weight, performance and livability, the Exped Gemini III tent is a great option for 3-season backpacking. A unique pole structure and durable construction equip the Gemini III with reliable freestanding stability.

Exped
Gemini III

  • 3-Person
  • Roomy, lightweight backpacking tent
  • Price: $538.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
MSR Carbon Reflex 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With carbon fiber poles, lightweight fabrics and a unique pole configuration, the Carbon Reflex 2 tent weighs in at just 3 pounds and delivers reliable 3-season performance. Dual doors and vestibules increase livability.

MSR
Carbon Reflex 2

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-light 3-season backpacking tent
  • Price: $499.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Eclipse 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Catering to backcountry travelers seeking a lightweight, affordable shelter and decent interior space, the Marmot Eclipse 2P backpacking tent offers freestanding, full weather protection for two and weighs in at 4 pounds!

Marmot
Eclipse 2P

  • 2 Person
  • Excellent balance of weight and space
  • Price: $368.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Aura 2P  3-Season Backpacking Tent

Lightweight design and maximum breathability make the Marmot Aura 2P backpacking tent a perfect option for 3-season backpacking. An innovative pole design maximizes interior space while keeping packed weight to just over 4 pounds.

Marmot
Aura 2P

  • 2 Person
  • Excellent balance of weight and space
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $358.95
    $249.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Super Scout UL 2  3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The lightweight and versatile Big Agnes Super Scout UL 2 is a trekking pole (NOTE: poles not included) pitched tent built especially for backpackers. A massive front vestibule provides a wealth of external storage space.

Big Agnes
Super Scout UL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight trekking pole shelter
  • Price: $399.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
NEMO Switch 1P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The lightweight and versatile NEMO Switch 1P tent can serve as a solo backpacking ground shelter, a bug net on safari or even as a protected sleeping enclosure on top of a cot (not included).

NEMO
Switch 1P

  • 1-Person
  • Unique cot-friendly tent
  • Reg. Price: $299.95
    $224.95
  • 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
Sierra Designs Flash 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! Quickly providing ventilated refuge, the Sierra Designs Flash 2 tent is lightweight, roomy and freestanding. Two doors and two gear closets supply easy access and storage, while steep walls give an open feel on the interior.

Sierra Designs
Flash 2 (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Innovative backpacking tent
  • Price: $299.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Wyoming Trail SL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

A unique offering for backpackers or bike tourers who need shelter, privacy and storage, the Wyoming Trail 2 SL 2 tent has sleeping quarters and a huge, garage-style vestibule to protect gear from the elements.

Big Agnes
Wyoming Trail SL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight tent with oversized vestibule
  • Reg. Price: $499.95
    $349.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Kelty Grand Mesa 4 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Priced to appeal to cost-conscious backpackers and campers, the solid and functional Kelty Grand Mesa 4 tent provides reliable 3-season performance at an affordable price.

Kelty
Grand Mesa 4

  • 4 Person
  • Economical no-frills performace
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $239.94
    $179.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
MSR Hubba Hubba NX (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The MSR Hubba Hubba NX is the lighter weight next generation of MSR's highly acclaimed Hubba Hubba tent. Designed for two backpackers, the freestanding Hubba Hubba NX weighs 3 pounds, 7 ounces.

MSR
Hubba Hubba NX (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, livable backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $399.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Marmot Limelight 4P 3-Season Camping Tent

Boasting lightweight, durable construction and a roomy floor plan, the Marmot Limelight 4P is a value-priced 4-person tent. Designed for 3-season backpacking and camping, the Limelight 4P is ready for your next backcountry adventure.

Marmot
Limelight 4P

  • 4-Person
  • Excellent balance of performance and price
  • Rating:
  • Price: $368.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty TN3  3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! Designed to work with Kelty’s TraiLogic gear collection, the TN3 backpacking tent delivers innovative 3-season performance in a compact and lightweight 3-person package that sets up and breaks down quickly and easily.

Kelty
TN3

  • 3-Person
  • Innovative, livable backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 UL 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! A reimagining of a backcountry classic, the Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 UL tent is a feature-rich non-freestanding option for solo backpackers who appreciate comfort, but need to travel as light as possible.

Sierra Designs
Flashlight 1 UL

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight update to a classic
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $299.95
    $229.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Mountain Hardwear Drifter 3 DP 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With dual doors, a roomy interior and watertight construction, the Mountain Hardwear Drifter 3 DP backpacking tent is an excellent choice for 3-season backpacking due to easy set up, fly-first pitching and an included footprint.

Mountain Hardwear
Drifter 3 DP

  • 3 Person
  • Backpacking tent with Dry-pitch set-up
  • Rating:
  • Price: $284.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
NEMO Galaxi 2P + Footprint 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! With its roomy interior, 2 large doors and good ventilation, the NEMO Galaxi 2P tent is a durable, lightweight 3-season shelter with a great feature set for first-time and budget-minded backpackers. NEMO even throws in a free footprint.

NEMO
Galaxi 2P + Footprint

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, affordable innovation
  • Price: $249.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 1 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! 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.
Mountain Hardwear SuperMega UL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Catering to fast and light backcountry travelers, thru-hikers and touring cyclists, the Mountain Hardwear SuperMega UL 2 backpacking tent offers freestanding geometry and full weather protection in a 2 pound 2 ounce package!

Mountain Hardwear
SuperMega UL 2

  • 2 Person
  • Ultralight backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $449.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Mountain Hardwear Optic 2.5 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! With dual adjacent doors that provide an expansive view of the outside world, a roomy interior and watertight construction, the Mountain Hardwear Optic 2.5 tent is an excellent choice for 3-season backpacking and camping.

Mountain Hardwear
Optic 2.5

  • 2+ Person
  • Maximum livability and an expansive view
  • Rating:
  • Price: $239.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Classic Bivy

New for 2014! 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:
  • Price: $89.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
MSR Elixir 2  3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The MSR Elixir 2 3-season tent is feature-rich and extremely livable at a price that won’t break your budget. Designed for two backpackers, the freestanding Elixir 2 has floor space to easily fit two 20 inch mattresses side-by-side.

MSR
Elixir 2

  • 2-Person
  • Excellent weight-to-space ratio
  • Rating:
  • Price: $249.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
MSR Elixir 3  3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The MSR Elixir 3 3-season tent is feature-rich and extremely livable at a price that won’t break your budget. Designed for three backpackers, the freestanding Elixir 2 has floor space to easily fit three 20 inch mattresses side-by-side.

MSR
Elixir 3

  • 3-Person
  • Excellent weight-to-space ratio
  • Price: $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Sierra Designs Flash 3 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! Quickly providing ventilated refuge, the Sierra Designs Flash 3 tent is lightweight, roomy and freestanding. Two doors and two gear closets supply easy access and storage, while steep walls give an open feel on the interior.

Sierra Designs
Flash 3 (2014)

  • 3-Person
  • Innovative backpacking tent
  • Price: $399.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Sierra Designs Lightning 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The freestanding Sierra Designs Lightning 2 is a roomy 2-person tent that’s simple to set up and take down. One massive single drop door and dual gear closets help to maximize backcountry livability while saving ounces.

Sierra Designs
Lightning 2 (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Spacious, livable backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $269.90
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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
  • Out of stock.
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
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Trail Bivy

New for 2014! 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
  • Price: $89.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Mountain Hardwear Drifter 2 DP 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With dual doors, a roomy interior and watertight construction, the Mountain Hardwear Drifter 2 DP backpacking tent is an excellent choice for 3-season backpacking due to easy set up, fly-first pitching and an included footprint.

Mountain Hardwear
Drifter 2 DP

  • 2 Person
  • Backpacking tent with Dry-pitch set-up
  • Price: $234.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Exped Gemini II 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Effectively balancing weight, performance and livability, the Exped Gemini II tent is a great option for 3-season backpacking. A unique pole structure and durable construction equip the Gemini II with reliable freestanding stability.

Exped
Gemini II

  • 2-Person
  • Roomy, lightweight backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $488.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Exped Mira 1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With its 3-pole design and lightweight materials, the Exped Mira I is an excellent 3-season backpacking tent. A spacious interior and functional exterior storage space combine to make the Mira I an extremely livable backcountry shelter.

Exped
Mira 1

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight and roomy
  • Price: $328.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Outfitter Pro 4 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Built to deliver maximum durability, the Kelty Outfitter Pro 4 is an ideal choice for anyone spending many nights outdoors in varying conditions. Sturdy construction ensures reliable 3-season backpacking performance.

Kelty
Outfitter Pro 4

  • 4-Person
  • Clean, durable, field-repairable design
  • Price: $359.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Marmot Traillight 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Durable construction with full weather protection, the Marmot Traillight 2P is a value-priced 2-person tent designed for 3-season backpacking and camping. A footprint is included at no additional cost.

Marmot
Traillight 2P

  • 2-Person
  • Affordable and weather-worthy
  • Rating:
  • Price: $198.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Mountainsmith Morrison 3 w/ Footprint 3-Season Tent

With dual doors, a roomy interior and watertight construction, the Mountainsmith Morrison 3 tent is a reliable and affordable choice for 3-season camping or backpacking. The tent delivers excellent value at a budget-friendly price.

Mountainsmith
Morrison 3 w/ Footprint

  • 3-Person
  • Affordable 3-season performance
  • Price: $228.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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