Ideal for ounce-counting backpackers who still don’t want to skimp on creature comforts, the Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 2 tent is a feature-rich 3-season option that boasts an impressive interior space-to-weight ratio.
The Kelty Gunnison 2.1 backpacking tent offers an excellent set of features at an affordable price. With 2 doors, 2 vestibules and 37 square feet of floor space, the Gunnison 2.1 is a whole lot of tent for the money.
Ideal for family car-camping, the Kelty Trail Ridge 6 tent delivers reliable 3-season performance at a budget-friendly price. The Trail Ridge 6 offers easy set-up, excellent ventilation and even allows stargazing on clear nights.
A feature-rich solo offering, the Copper Spur UL 1 boasts an impressive interior space-to-weight ratio. The balance of weight and performance is perfect for ounce-counting backpackers who don't want to skimp on creature comforts.
The Kelty Gunnison 3.1 backpacking tent offers an excellent set of features at an affordable price. With 2 doors, 2 vestibules and 48 square feet of floor space, the Gunnison 3.1 is a whole lot of tent for the money.
The Big Agnes Flying Diamond 8 is a spacious, feature-rich offering for base camping or car camping. Rugged materials, weatherproof coatings and sturdy pole construction ensure that the Flying Diamond 8 provides 3+ season functionality.
The Big Agnes Flying Diamond 6 is a spacious, feature-rich offering for base camping or car camping. Rugged materials, weatherproof coatings and sturdy pole construction ensure that the Flying Diamond 6 provides 3+ season functionality.
New for 2013! An innovative 3-season camping tent, the Kelty Mach 6 utilizes inflatable “AirPoles” in place of traditional poles. A pump is included to make it quick and easy to erect the Mach 6 and enjoy the tent’s spacious, feature-rich interior.
Family campers and base campers alike will love the roomy Marmot Limestone 6P. When elbow room, overhead height and full protection from wet weather are a priority, the Limestone 6P offers standout performance and features.
With its innovative pole structure, spacious interior and convertible front vestibule, the Kelty Palisade 6 three-season tent is a cut above most camping tents. The Palisade 6 has a 109 square foot interior.
Named for its innovative, encircling overhead pole design, the Marmot Halo 6P offers a full 100 square feet of interior space for base or family camping. When elbow room and overhead height are a priority, the Halo 6P offers standout performance.
Named for its innovative, encircling overhead pole design, the Marmot Halo 4P offers 64 square feet of interior space for base camping or family camping. When elbow room and overhead height are a priority, the Halo 4P offers standout performance.
Weighing in at just 4 lbs, 1 oz, the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 4 is an ultra-light enthusiast’s dream come true. Streamlined to eliminate any unnecessary weight, the Fly Creek UL 4 sleeps 4 or serves as a roomy shelter for 3 backpackers.
With a packed size of 19" x 5" and a feather-light trail weight of 2 pounds 11 ounces, the Sierra Designs Light Year 1 is an ideal choice for lightweight devotees and solo backpackers.
The flagship model of NEMO’s AirSupported Technology tents, the Morpho 2P provides ideal space (39 sq ft) and packed dimensions (14" x 7") for backpackers and touring motorcyclists. Traditional poles are replaced with innovative, inflatable Airbeams.
New for 2013! 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.
With a lightweight design and maximum breathability, the Marmot Aura 2P is a perfect option for 3-season backpacking. An innovative pole design maximizes livability while keeping packed weight to just over 4 pounds.
New for 2013! With a spacious interior, dual doors/vestibules and an array of other features, the Big Agnes Tensleep Station 6 is a deluxe option for 3-season family camping or base camp usage.
A great entry-level alternative to the low-end tents found at many big box retailers, the Kelty Acadia 4 offers two doors, two vestibules and plenty of overhead room. The Acadia 4 is truly a cost-effective option for family campers.
Compact, lightweight and sturdy, the Marmot Eos 1P is ideal for thru-hikes or solo outings. Weighing less than 3 pounds and packing down to 17.5 in. by 5.5 in., the freestanding Eos 1P is a perfect trail companion for backpackers.
Weighing less than 2 pounds and packing down small, the space-and-weight saving Terra Nova Laser Photon 2 tent is a great option for thru-hiking, lightweight backpacking, adventure racing and bicycle or motorcycle touring.
With a packed size of 19" x 5" and a trail weight of only 3 lb. 6 oz., the classic Sierra Designs Clip Flashlight 2 remains a favorite amongst thru-hikers and lightweight backpacking enthusiasts.
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.
Sure to delight ounce-counting thru-hikers, the NEMO Meta 2P tent uses lightweight construction to serve as a reliable sub-3 pound shelter for two. Pitched with two trekking poles (not included), the Meta 2P has a packed size of just 5" by 7".
Sure to delight ounce-counters, the Meta 1P tent uses innovative, lightweight construction to serve as a reliable sub-2 pound solo shelter. Pitched with a trekking pole (not included), the Meta 1P has a packed size of just 6" by 6".
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!
Built to withstand heavy trail use but be light on the wallet, the Big Agnes Burn Ridge Outfitter 3 three-season backpacking tent is a great choice for scouting groups or backpackers who desire durability over an ultra-lightweight shelter.
The affordable Big Agnes Burn Ridge Outfitter 4 tent is a great choice for scouting groups or backpackers who value durability over lightweight construction. The Burn Ridge Outfitter 4 offers versatility for backpacking or camping.
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.
The Terra Nova Laser Ultra 1 tent and its ounce-shaving design deliver reliable protection at a weight (1 lb, 1 oz) and packed size (14” x 3.2”) that is perfect for thru-hikers, fast-and-light backpackers, adventure racers and touring cyclists.
The streamlined Terra Nova Laser Photon 1 tent weighs just 1 pound, 7 ounces and packs down to 14” x 3.9”. An impressive balance of weight and durability makes it a great option for thru-hiking, adventure racing and bicycle or motorcycle touring.
Sleek, compact offerings designed for the solo backpacker or camper
Tents with room for two or extra roominess for one
Camping and backpacking tents with room for three or four inhabitants
Spacious tents for large groups, base camping or car camping
Overhead and/or screened protection against rain, sun and bugs
Lightweight designs pack down small for easier carrying
Designed especially for car and family camping (not for backpacking)
Minimalist designs and advanced materials make these the lightest offerings available
Built for cold-weather, alpine conditions and expedition usage
Removable rainfly protects against the elements and reduces interior condensation
Weight-conscious offerings without a separate rainfly, best suited to dry climates where condensation is not an issue
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