Ultralight Tents and Shelters at Backcountry Edge

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
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
Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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

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

The Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 3 backpacking tent is an ultra-light enthusiast's dream. Streamlined to cut unnecessary weight, the Fly Creek UL 3 accommodates three or serves as a roomy shelter for two backpackers.

Big Agnes
Fly Creek UL 3

  • 3-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight 3-season backpacking tent
  • Price: $449.95
  • 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
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 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 Fly Creek 2 Platinum 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight backpacking tent
  • Price: $549.95
  • 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 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
Marmot Nitro 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! With a unique shape and structure, the Marmot Nitro 2P trekking pole-pitch backpacking tent is ultralight and compactable while maintaining livability and comfort for up to two occupants.

Marmot
Nitro 2P

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, versitile design
  • Price: $328.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
NEMO Hornet 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The ultra-lightweight (1 lb, 15 oz) NEMO Hornet 2P 3-Season tent offers fast-paced, minimalist-oriented backpackers a sturdy weatherproof freestanding shelter at a fraction of the bulk and weight you’d traditionally expect.

NEMO
Hornet 2P

  • 2-Person
  • 2 doors and 2 vestibules under 2 lbs
  • Price: $369.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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
  • Rating:
  • Price: $399.95
  • 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.
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 3 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

The award-winning Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 3 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 3 (2014)

  • 3-Person
  • Lightweight, livable backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $499.95
  • 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.
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.
Big Agnes Bitter Springs UL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! Offering ultralight-weight, versatile performance for two backpackers, the Big Agnes Bitter Springs UL2 is pitched with two trekking poles (not included) and has a packed weight of just 2 pounds, 12 ounces.

Big Agnes
Bitter Springs UL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Unique set-up requiring a set of trekking poles
  • Price: $399.95
  • 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.
NEMO Blaze 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! Despite its ultra-lightweight (2 lb, 0 oz) design focus, the non-freestanding Blaze 2P backpacking tent also delivers a surprising amount of livability due to its truly innovative pole configuration and smart triangulated guyout points.

NEMO
Blaze 2P

  • 2-Person
  • Innovative pole configuration
  • Price: $449.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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