Ultralight Tents and Shelters at Backcountry Edge

Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! The innovative, freestanding Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 is an ultra-light enthusiast's dream. Streamlined to cut unnecessary weight, the Fly Creek UL 2 delivers surprising livability at a trail weight of just 1 pound, 15 ounces!

Big Agnes
Fly Creek UL 2 (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight 3-season backpacking tent
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  • Price: $389.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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
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  • Price: $449.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Scout UL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Bridging the gap between traditional tents and tarp-style shelters, the Big Agnes Scout UL 2 provides a taut pitch with the use trekking poles (not included). Ideal for ounce-counters, this unique tent weighs in at well under 2 pounds.

Big Agnes
Scout UL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight backpacking shelter
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  • Price: $299.95
  • 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
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
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
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
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! The feature-rich Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 2 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 2 (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, livable backpacking tent
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  • Price: $399.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Fly Creek 2 Platinum (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! Built especially for backpackers determined to have the lightest freestanding shelter possible, the Big Agnes Fly Creek 2 Platinum tent weighs in at just 1 pound, 9 ounces!

Big Agnes
Fly Creek 2 Platinum (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight backpacking tent
  • Price: $549.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! With a trail weight of less than 3 pounds, the Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 2 is a lightweight favorite. The shape of the tent provides more usable interior volume than most other ultra-lightweight tents, making it ideal for ounce-counters.

Big Agnes
Seedhouse SL 2 (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, freestanding 3-season tent
  • Price: $349.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 UL 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! A reimagining of a backcountry classic, the Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 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 2 UL

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight update to a classic
  • Price: $359.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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