Ultralight Tents and Shelters at Backcountry Edge

Kelty Noah's Tarp 12

A versatile option for minimalist overhead shelter, the Kelty Noah’s Tarp 12 offers sizeable dimensions (12’ x 12’) and folds down into an included tote-style carrying case for travel convenience. NOTE: Poles not included.

Kelty
Noah's Tarp 12

  • 144 sq ft
  • Lightweight and versatile
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  • Price: $69.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Eagles Nest Outfitters House Fly Rain Tarp

Whether used independently or with your hammock, the House Fly rain tarp from Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO) allows you to enjoy the outdoors even in wet conditions. Overlapping doors and 10' 6" x 10’ dimensions ensure that you and your hammock stay dry.

Eagles Nest Outfitters
House Fly Rain Tarp

  • Sprawling rain tarp
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  • Price: $139.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Adventure Medical Kits SOL Emergency Bivy

Ideal for those occasions when unforeseen events force you to spend an unplanned night out in the elements, the Adventure Medical Kits SOL Emergency Bivvy employs a metalized polyethylene material that reflects back up to 90% of your radiated body heat.

Adventure Medical Kits
SOL Emergency Bivy

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  • Price: $13.99
  • 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
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  • Reg. Price: $89.95
    $71.95
  • 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.
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
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  • Price: $279.95
  • 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
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  • Price: $239.95
  • 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.
Ultimate Survival Technologies B.A.S.E. All Weather Tarp

A versatile safety option for overhead shelter or use as a reflective, thermal blanket, the Ultimate Survival Technologies B.A.S.E. (Basic Adventure Survival Essentials) All-Weather Tarp offers sizable dimensions (8’ x 6’) at a trail-friendly weight.

Ultimate Survival Technologies
B.A.S.E. All Weather Tarp

  • Price: $29.99
  • 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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