Lightweight Backpacking Tents at Backcountry Edge

Marmot Eclipse 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Catering to backcountry travelers seeking a lightweight, affordable shelter and decent interior space, the Marmot Eclipse 2P backpacking tent offers freestanding, full weather protection for two and weighs in at 4 pounds!

Marmot
Eclipse 2P

  • 2 Person
  • Excellent balance of weight and space
  • Price: $368.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Aura 2P  3-Season Backpacking Tent

Lightweight design and maximum breathability make the Marmot Aura 2P backpacking tent a perfect option for 3-season backpacking. An innovative pole design maximizes interior space while keeping packed weight to just over 4 pounds.

Marmot
Aura 2P

  • 2 Person
  • Excellent balance of weight and space
  • Rating:
  • Price: $358.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Jack Rabbit SL 2 (2013) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

The Jack Rabbit SL 2 tent is an excellent balance of weight, livability, durability and affordability. This combination makes the Jack Rabbit SL 2 a great option for 3-season backpacking or camping.

Big Agnes
Jack Rabbit SL 2 (2013)

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, freestanding 3-season tent
  • Price: $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Fishhook UL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Another trailblazing offering from Big Agnes, the Fishhook UL 2 is a “zipperless” 3-season backpacking tent. By utilizing clips instead of zippers, the Fishhook UL 2 eliminates a common failure point while also saving on weight.

Big Agnes
Fishhook UL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Innovative "zipperless" backpacking tent
  • Price: $399.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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
Big Agnes Jack Rabbit SL 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! The Big Agnes Jack Rabbit SL 2 tent is an excellent balance of weight, livability, durability and affordability. This combination makes the Jack Rabbit SL 2 a great option for 3-season backpacking or camping.

Big Agnes
Jack Rabbit SL 2 (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, freestanding 3-season tent
  • Price: $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
NEMO Switch 1P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The lightweight and versatile NEMO Switch 1P tent can serve as a solo backpacking ground shelter, a bug net on safari or even as a protected sleeping enclosure on top of a cot (not included).

NEMO
Switch 1P

  • 1-Person
  • Unique cot-friendly tent
  • Price: $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Wyoming Trail SL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

A unique offering for backpackers or bike tourers who need shelter, privacy and storage, the Wyoming Trail 2 SL 2 tent has sleeping quarters and a huge, garage-style vestibule to protect gear from the elements.

Big Agnes
Wyoming Trail SL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight tent with oversized vestibule
  • Price: $499.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Lone Spring 3 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Offering reliable performance at a budget-friendly price, the Big Agnes Lone Spring 2 is ideal for 3-season use. The Lone Spring 2 boasts durable construction and livable features like interior mesh pockets, a large door and a vestibule.

Big Agnes
Lone Spring 3

  • 3-Person
  • Versatile, affordable freestanding 3-season tent
  • Price: $269.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Kelty Grand Mesa 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Priced to appeal to cost-conscious backpackers and campers, the solid and functional Kelty Grand Mesa 2 tent provides reliable 3-season performance at an affordable price.

Kelty
Grand Mesa 2

  • 2 Person
  • Economical no-frills performace
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $149.94
    $119.95
  • 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
  • Price: $399.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty TN2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! Designed to work with Kelty’s TraiLogic gear collection, the TN2 backpacking tent delivers innovative 3-season performance in a compact and lightweight 2-person package that sets up and breaks down quickly and easily.

Kelty
TN2

  • 2-Person
  • Innovative, livable backpacking tent
  • Price: $249.95
  • 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 TN3  3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! Designed to work with Kelty’s TraiLogic gear collection, the TN3 backpacking tent delivers innovative 3-season performance in a compact and lightweight 3-person package that sets up and breaks down quickly and easily.

Kelty
TN3

  • 3-Person
  • Innovative, livable backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
MSR Hubba Hubba NX (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The MSR Hubba Hubba NX is the lighter weight next generation of MSR's highly acclaimed Hubba Hubba tent. Designed for two backpackers, the freestanding Hubba Hubba NX weighs 3 pounds, 7 ounces.

MSR
Hubba Hubba NX (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, livable backpacking tent
  • Price: $389.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Mountainsmith Morrison 3 w/ Footprint 3-Season Tent

With dual doors, a roomy interior and watertight construction, the Mountainsmith Morrison 3 tent is a reliable and affordable choice for 3-season camping or backpacking. The tent delivers excellent value at a budget-friendly price.

Mountainsmith
Morrison 3 w/ Footprint

  • 3-Person
  • Affordable 3-season performance
  • Reg. Price: $228.94
    $160.97
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
MSR Papa Hubba NX 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The MSR Papa Hubba NX is a feature-rich 4-person backpacking or camping tent with a unique pole design, small packed size and a respectable weight of just 5 pounds, 15 ounces.

MSR
Papa Hubba NX

  • 4-Person
  • Lightweight livable backpacking/camping tent
  • Price: $599.95
  • 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.
Marmot Eos 1P  3-Season Backpacking Tent

Compact, lightweight and sturdy, the Marmot Eos 1P backpacking tent is ideal for thru-hikes or solo outings. A good balance of weight, weather and bug protection, the freestanding Eos 1P is a perfect trail companion for backpackers.

Marmot
Eos 1P

  • 1 Person
  • Lightweight, solo tent
  • Price: $248.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Angel Springs UL 3 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! Offering an excellent weight-to-space ratio and employing a hybrid single wall/double wall design, the 3-season worthy Big Agnes Angel Springs UL 3 tent is a unique and effective balance of ventilation and weather protection.

Big Agnes
Angel Springs UL 3

  • 3-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight 3-season backpacking tent
  • Price: $449.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Mountain Hardwear Optic 3.5 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! With dual adjacent doors that provide an expansive view of the outside world, a roomy interior and watertight construction, the Mountain Hardwear Optic 3.5 tent is an excellent choice for 3-season backpacking and camping.

Mountain Hardwear
Optic 3.5

  • 3+ Person
  • Maximum livability and an expansive view
  • Price: $284.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
NEMO Losi 2P +  Footprint (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! With its roomy interior, two large doors and good ventilation, the NEMO Losi 2P tent is a durable, lightweight 3-season shelter offering a great mix of features, and it comes with the footprint for added value.

NEMO
Losi 2P + Footprint (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Maximum livability for 3-season backpacking
  • Price: $319.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Angel Springs UL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! Offering an excellent weight-to-space ratio and employing a hybrid single wall/double wall design, the 3-season worthy Big Agnes Angel Springs UL 2 tent is a unique and effective balance of ventilation and weather protection.

Big Agnes
Angel Springs UL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight 3-season backpacking tent
  • Price: $379.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
MSR Elixir 2  3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The MSR Elixir 2 3-season tent is feature-rich and extremely livable at a price that won’t break your budget. Designed for two backpackers, the freestanding Elixir 2 has floor space to easily fit two 20 inch mattresses side-by-side.

MSR
Elixir 2

  • 2-Person
  • Excellent weight-to-space ratio
  • Rating:
  • Price: $249.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Mountainsmith Genesee 4 3-Season Backpacking/Camping Tent

With dual doors, a roomy interior of 56 square feet and watertight construction, the budget-friendly Mountainsmith Genesee 4 tent is an excellent choice for 3-season camping.

Mountainsmith
Genesee 4

  • 4 person
  • Affordable 3-Season flexability
  • Rating:
  • Price: $199.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Copper Spur UL 3 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! 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
  • Price: $499.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Outfitter Pro 4 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Built to deliver maximum durability, the Kelty Outfitter Pro 4 is an ideal choice for anyone spending many nights outdoors in varying conditions. Sturdy construction ensures reliable 3-season backpacking performance.

Kelty
Outfitter Pro 4

  • 4-Person
  • Clean, durable, field-repairable design
  • Price: $359.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
NEMO Losi 3P + Footprint (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! With its roomy interior, two large doors and good ventilation, the NEMO Losi 3P tent is a durable, lightweight 3-season shelter offering a great mix of features, and it comes with the footprint for added value.

NEMO
Losi 3P + Footprint (2014)

  • 3-Person
  • Maximum livability for 3-season backpacking
  • Rating:
  • Price: $349.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Marmot Traillight 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Durable construction with full weather protection, the Marmot Traillight 2P is a value-priced 2-person tent designed for 3-season backpacking and camping. A footprint is included at no additional cost.

Marmot
Traillight 2P

  • 2-Person
  • Affordable and weather-worthy
  • Rating:
  • Price: $198.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Trail Ridge 3 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Ideal for backpackers, the Kelty Trail Ridge 3 tent delivers reliable 3-season performance at a budget-friendly price. The Trail Ridge 3 offers easy set-up, room for three and provides excellent ventilation in hot and humid conditions.

Kelty
Trail Ridge 3

  • 3-Person
  • Livable space at an affordable price
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $239.94
    $189.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Mountain Hardwear Drifter 2 DP 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With dual doors, a roomy interior and watertight construction, the Mountain Hardwear Drifter 2 DP backpacking tent is an excellent choice for 3-season backpacking due to easy set up, fly-first pitching and an included footprint.

Mountain Hardwear
Drifter 2 DP

  • 2 Person
  • Backpacking tent with Dry-pitch set-up
  • Price: $234.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Salida 4 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Easy to pitch, lightweight and very well ventilated, the Kelty Salida 4 three-season tent is an ideal choice for backpackers on a budget. The Salida 4 has the features backpackers want at a price that's hard to beat.

Kelty
Salida 4

  • 4 Person
  • Great value in a lightweight tent
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $249.94
    $199.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Marmot Pulsar 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

The Marmot Pulsar 2P backpacking tent is an ideal choice for ultralight backpackers looking for a high-performance shelter with unique features, and it weighs in at less than 3 pounds!

Marmot
Pulsar 2P

  • 2 Person
  • Excellent balance of weight and space
  • Price: $348.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Gunnison 1.2  3-Season Backpacking Tent

While not the lightest 1-person tent on the market, the Gunnison 1.2 is roomy enough for tall hikers to stretch out and provides solid construction and durable weather protection for any solo backpacker.

Kelty
Gunnison 1.2

  • 1-Person
  • Classic Kelty backpacking tent
  • Reg. Price: $179.94
    $143.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Big Agnes Jack Rabbit SL 4 (2013) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

The Jack Rabbit SL 4 tent is an excellent balance of weight, livability, durability and affordability. This combination makes the Jack Rabbit SL 4 a great option for 3-season backpacking or camping.

Big Agnes
Jack Rabbit SL 4 (2013)

  • 4-Person
  • Lightweight, freestanding 3-season tent
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $499.95
    $374.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Gunnison 1.1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Following the success of Kelty's other Gunnison models the Kelty Gunnison 1.1 is a fully featured tent at a great price. Roomy enough for tall hikers to stretch out, providing solid construction and durability for any solo backpacker.

Kelty
Gunnison 1.1

  • 1 Person
  • A solo hiker addition to a Kelty classic
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $169.94
    $124.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
MSR Mutha Hubba (2013) 3-Person, 3-Season Backpacking Tent

A 3-person version of the award-winning Hubba Hubba backpacking tent, the MSR Mutha Hubba features two stay-dry entrances with ample vestibules and an extended interior space through unique, freestanding pole design.

MSR
Mutha Hubba (2013)

  • 3-person
  • Award winning lightweight tent
  • Reg. Price: $449.95
    $329.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Kelty Grand Mesa 4 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Priced to appeal to cost-conscious backpackers and campers, the solid and functional Kelty Grand Mesa 4 tent provides reliable 3-season performance at an affordable price.

Kelty
Grand Mesa 4

  • 4 Person
  • Economical no-frills performace
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $239.94
    $192.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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