Lightweight Backing Tents at Backcountry Edge

Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 1 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! 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
  • Price: $369.94
  • 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
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
  • Price: $89.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With a packed weight of less than 3 pounds, the Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 1 is truly a lightweight favorite. The shape of the Seedhouse provides more usable interior volume than most other ultra-lightweight solo tents, making it ideal for solo backpackers.

Big Agnes
Seedhouse SL 1

  • 1-Person
  • Classic Big Agnes backpacking tent
  • Price: $279.95
  • 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 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
  • Price: $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 1 (2013) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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.

Big Agnes
Copper Spur UL 1 (2013)

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight, livable solo backpacking tent
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  • Reg. Price: $349.94
    $259.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 1 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! 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 (2014)

  • 1-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight 3-season backpacking tent
  • Price: $329.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Bug Shield Bivy

New for 2014! Made of No-See-Um mesh, the Kelty Bug Shield Bivy can be used under the stars or in a tent or cabin to keep bugs from biting while you sleep. Sized to fit a standard or mummy sleeping bag, the bivy sets up easily utilizing aluminum poles.

Kelty
Bug Shield Bivy

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight, insect-blocking bivy
  • Price: $69.95
  • 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
  • Price: $239.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Fly Creek 1 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 1 Platinum tent weighs in at just 1 pound, 6 ounces!

Big Agnes
Fly Creek 1 Platinum (2014)

  • 1-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight backpacking tent
  • Price: $499.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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