Lightweight Backpacking Tents at Backcountry Edge

Marmot Limelight 3P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Boasting lightweight, durable construction and a roomy floor plan, the Marmot Limelight 3P is a value-priced 2-person tent. Designed for 3-season backpacking and camping, the Limelight 3P is ready for your next backcountry adventure.

Marmot
Limelight 3P

  • 3-Person
  • Excellent balance of performance and price
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  • Reg. Price: $278.95
    $221.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Limelight 4P 3-Season Camping Tent

Boasting lightweight, durable construction and a roomy floor plan, the Marmot Limelight 4P is a value-priced 4-person tent. Designed for 3-season backpacking and camping, the Limelight 4P is ready for your next backcountry adventure.

Marmot
Limelight 4P

  • 4-Person
  • Excellent balance of performance and price
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  • Reg. Price: $368.95
    $293.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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
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  • Reg. Price: $299.95
    $239.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 1 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! 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
  • Reg. Price: $279.95
    $217.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
MSR 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 NX (2014)

  • 1-Person
  • Ligthweight, livable solo shelter
  • Reg. Price: $339.95
    $270.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
MSR Elixir 3  3-Season Backpacking Tent

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

MSR
Elixir 3

  • 3-Person
  • Excellent weight-to-space ratio
  • Reg. Price: $299.95
    $239.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Stormlight 3P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! With its roomy interior, two large doors and good ventilation, the Marmot Stormlight 3P tent is a durable, lightweight 3-season shelter offering a great mix of features for value-minded backpackers and campers.

Marmot
Stormlight 3P

  • 3-Person
  • Ultra-durable backpacking tent
  • Reg. Price: $348.95
    $278.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Stormlight 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! With its roomy interior, two large doors and good ventilation, the Marmot Stormlight 2P tent is a durable, lightweight 3-season shelter offering a great mix of features for value-minded backpackers and campers.

Marmot
Stormlight 2P

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-durable backpacking tent
  • Reg. Price: $298.95
    $238.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Jack Rabbit SL 3 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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

Big Agnes
Jack Rabbit SL 3 (2014)

  • 3-Person
  • Lightweight, freestanding 3-season tent
  • Reg. Price: $369.95
    $284.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mountain Hardwear Drifter 3 DP 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With dual doors, a roomy interior and watertight construction, the Mountain Hardwear Drifter 3 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 3 DP

  • 3 Person
  • Backpacking tent with Dry-pitch set-up
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  • Reg. Price: $284.95
    $219.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Scout UL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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.

Big Agnes
Scout UL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight backpacking shelter
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $299.95
    $219.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Flash 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! Quickly providing ventilated refuge, the Sierra Designs Flash 2 tent is lightweight, roomy and freestanding. Two doors and two gear closets supply easy access and storage, while steep walls give an open feel on the interior.

Sierra Designs
Flash 2 (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Innovative backpacking tent
  • Reg. Price: $299.94
    $229.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $399.95
    $299.95
  • 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
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $299.95
    $229.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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
  • Reg. Price: $359.94
    $279.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Flash 3 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! Quickly providing ventilated refuge, the Sierra Designs Flash 3 tent is lightweight, roomy and freestanding. Two doors and two gear closets supply easy access and storage, while steep walls give an open feel on the interior.

Sierra Designs
Flash 3 (2014)

  • 3-Person
  • Innovative backpacking tent
  • Reg. Price: $399.94
    $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Lightning 2 UL  3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The freestanding Sierra Designs Lightning 2 UL is an lightweight, roomy 2-person tent that’s simple to set up and take down. One massive single drop door and dual gear closets help to maximize backcountry livability while saving ounces.

Sierra Designs
Lightning 2 UL

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, spacious backpacking tent
  • Reg. Price: $359.94
    $279.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Kelty Gunnison 4.2  3-Season Backpacking Tent

The Kelty Gunnison 4.2 backpacking tent offers an excellent set of features at an affordable price. With 2 doors, 2 vestibules and internal storage features, the Gunnison 4.2 is a whole lot of tent for the money you'll spend.

Kelty
Gunnison 4.2

  • 4-Person
  • Cl
  • Reg. Price: $299.94
    $234.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Super Scout UL 2  3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! The lightweight and versatile Big Agnes Super Scout UL 2 is a trekking pole (NOTE: poles not included) pitched tent built especially for backpackers. A massive front vestibule provides a wealth of external storage space.

Big Agnes
Super Scout UL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight trekking pole shelter
  • Reg. Price: $399.95
    $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Flash 2 UL 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! Quickly providing ventilated refuge, the Sierra Designs Flash 2 UL tent is roomy and freestanding, yet ultra-lightweight. Two doors and two gear closets supply easy access and storage, while steep walls give an open feel on the interior.

Sierra Designs
Flash 2 UL

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, innovative backpacking tent
  • Reg. Price: $399.94
    $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 UL 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! A reimagining of a backcountry classic, the Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 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 2 UL

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight update to a classic
  • Reg. Price: $359.94
    $279.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Kelty Outfitter Pro 3 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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

Kelty
Outfitter Pro 3

  • 3-Person
  • Clean, durable, field-repairable design
  • Reg. Price: $309.94
    $239.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $350.00
    $269.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Kelty Outfitter Pro 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Built to deliver maximum durability, the Kelty Outfitter Pro 2 is an ideal choice for anyone spending many nights outdoors in varying conditions. Sturdy construction ensures reliable 3-season backpacking performance.

Kelty
Outfitter Pro 2

  • 2-Person
  • Clean, durable, field-repairable design
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  • Reg. Price: $269.94
    $202.45
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Exped Mira 1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With its 3-pole design and lightweight materials, the Exped Mira I is an excellent 3-season backpacking tent. A spacious interior and functional exterior storage space combine to make the Mira I an extremely livable backcountry shelter.

Exped
Mira 1

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight and roomy
  • Reg. Price: $328.99
    $249.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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
  • Reg. Price: $368.95
    $294.95
  • 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 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
  • Reg. Price: $299.95
    $229.95
  • 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 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
  • Reg. Price: $269.95
    $214.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2014! With a trail weight of less than 3 pounds, the Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 2 is a lightweight favorite. The shape of the tent provides more usable interior volume than most other ultra-lightweight tents, making it ideal for ounce-counters.

Big Agnes
Seedhouse SL 2 (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, freestanding 3-season tent
  • Reg. Price: $349.95
    $279.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
NEMO Galaxi 2P + Footprint 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! With its roomy interior, 2 large doors and good ventilation, the NEMO Galaxi 2P tent is a durable, lightweight 3-season shelter with a great feature set for first-time and budget-minded backpackers. NEMO even throws in a free footprint.

NEMO
Galaxi 2P + Footprint

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, affordable innovation
  • Price: $249.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $379.95
    $289.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $284.95
    $222.95
  • 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.
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
  • Reg. Price: $348.95
    $279.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
Sierra Designs Flash 2 (2013) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

The Sierra Designs Flash 2 Tent is a lightweight external pitch tent that provides 3-season refuge in a matter of seconds. Two doors and two vestibules provide easy access to gear, while steep walls give an open feel when you're inside.

Sierra Designs
Flash 2 (2013)

  • 2-Person
  • Award-winning, 3-season performance
  • Reg. Price: $339.95
    $229.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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