Lightweight Backpacking Tents at Backcountry Edge

MSR Papa Hubba NX 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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
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:
  • Price: $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
MSR Carbon Reflex 3 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With carbon fiber poles, lightweight fabrics and a unique pole configuration, the MSR Carbon Reflex 3 three-season backpacking tent's trail weight is a mere 4 lbs 3 oz!

MSR
Carbon Reflex 3

  • 3-person
  • Ultralight 3-season backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $649.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Exped Gemini III 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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.

Exped
Gemini III

  • 3-Person
  • Roomy, lightweight backpacking tent
  • Price: $538.99
  • Free shipping plus free returns
MSR Carbon Reflex 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With carbon fiber poles, lightweight fabrics and a unique pole configuration, the Carbon Reflex 2 tent weighs in at just 3 pounds and delivers reliable 3-season performance. Dual doors and vestibules increase livability.

MSR
Carbon Reflex 2

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-light 3-season backpacking tent
  • Price: $499.95
  • 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
  • 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 Fly Creek 1 Platinum 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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

  • 1-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight backpacking tent
  • Price: $499.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Fly Creek 2 Platinum 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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

  • 2-Person
  • Ultra-lightweight backpacking tent
  • Price: $549.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
NEMO Morpho Elite 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

An innovative option for 3-season backpacking and camping, the NEMO Morpho Elite 2P tent utilizes inflatable airbeams in place of traditional metal or fiberglass poles to make setup and teardown hassle-free.

NEMO
Morpho Elite 2P

  • 2-Person
  • Innovative inflatable backpacking tent
  • Rating:
  • Price: $599.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Stormlight 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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
  • Price: $298.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Stormlight 3P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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
  • Price: $348.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Flashlight 2  3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! A reimagining of a backcountry classic, the Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 tent is a feature-rich, non-freestanding option for solo backpackers looking to balance weight and comfort.

Sierra Designs
Flashlight 2

  • 2-Person
  • Update to a backpacking classic
  • Rating:
  • Price: $269.90
  • 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
  • Price: $299.94
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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
  • Price: $349.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 3 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

With a trail weight of 3 lbs, 9 oz, the Big Agnes Seedhouse SL 3 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 3 (2014)

  • 3-Person
  • Lightweight, freestanding 3-season tent
  • Price: $399.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Wyoming Trail SL 2 (2014) 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 (2014)

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight tent with oversized vestibule
  • Reg. Price: $499.95
    $323.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Three Island UL 2 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! Built for three-season, ultralight backpacking, the Three Island UL2 provides livable space and comfort for two backpackers at a weight of just 3 pounds, 11 ounces. Dual doors and vestibules provide ease of entry and spacious storage.

Big Agnes
Three Island UL 2

  • 2-Person
  • Integrated fly to save weight
  • Price: $349.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Three Island UL 4 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! Built for three-season, ultralight backpacking, the Three Island UL4 provides livable space and comfort for up to four backpackers. Dual doors and vestibules provide ease of entry and spacious storage.

Big Agnes
Three Island UL 4

  • 4-Person
  • Integrated fly to save weight
  • Price: $499.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Bitter Springs UL 1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! Offering ultralight-weight, versatile performance for solo backpackers, the Big Agnes Bitter Springs UL1 is pitched with two trekking poles (not included) and has a packed weight of just 2 pounds, 6 ounces.

Big Agnes
Bitter Springs UL 1

  • 1-Person
  • Unique set-up requiring a set of trekking poles
  • Price: $369.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Big Agnes Blacktail 3 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The Big Agnes Blacktail 3 tent is an excellent balance of livability, durability and affordability. This combination makes the Blacktail 3 a great option for 3-season backpacking or camping.

Big Agnes
Blacktail 3

  • 3-Person
  • Free standing, backpacking tent
  • Price: $279.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
NEMO Dagger 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! A versatile and feature-rich option for backpacking or camping, the NEMO Dagger 2P effectively balances, weight, performance, and roominess. Dual doors and vestibules, internal storage, and a voluminous interior maximize livability.

NEMO
Dagger 2P

  • 2-Person
  • More livable interior space
  • Price: $399.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
NEMO Losi LS 2P (2015) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2015! The NEMO Losi LS 2P tent is a feature rich, durable, and livable shelter that offers excellent 3+ season performance. A roomy interior, two large doors, and excellent ventilation equip the tent for backpacking or camping adventures.

NEMO
Losi LS 2P (2015)

  • 2-Person
  • Near vertical side walls
  • Price: $389.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Force 1P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The ultralight Marmot Force 1P backpacking tent offers surprising roominess for a solo tent and easy set-up. With a good balance of weight, weather and bug protection, the freestanding Force 1P is a perfect trail companion.

Marmot
Force 1P

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight tent with lots of room and mesh
  • Price: $348.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Force 3P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The ultralight Marmot Force 3P backpacking tent offers roominess for up to three occupants and easy set-up. With a good balance of weight, weather and bug protection, the freestanding Force 3P is a great trail companion.

Marmot
Force 3P

  • 3-Person
  • Lightweight tent with lots of room and mesh
  • Price: $468.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Nitro 1P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! With a unique shape and structure, the Marmot Nitro 1P trekking pole-pitch backpacking tent is ultralight and compactable while maintaining livability and comfort for solo outings.

Marmot
Nitro 1P

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweight, versitile design
  • Price: $278.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Nitro 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! With a unique shape and structure, the Marmot Nitro 2P trekking pole-pitch backpacking tent is ultralight and compactable while maintaining livability and comfort for up to two occupants.

Marmot
Nitro 2P

  • 2-Person
  • Lightweight, versitile design
  • Price: $328.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Tungsten 4P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! Lightweight design and maximum livability make the Marmot Tungsten 4P backpacking tent a great option for 3-season outings. An innovative structure maximizes interior space while keeping packed weight to just over 8 lbs.

Marmot
Tungsten 4P

  • 4-Person
  • Maximum comfort and interior space
  • Price: $338.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Marmot Carbide 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! With lightweight, durable construction, maximum livability and an abundance of mesh, the Marmot Carbide 2P is a budget-friendly 2-person tent that sets up easily and provides good weather protection, as well.

Marmot
Carbide 2P

  • 2-Person
  • Large interior volume and easy set-up
  • Price: $188.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Eureka Midori 3 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Balancing weight, durability, and price, the three-person Eureka Midori 3 is an affordable option for 3-season backpacking or camping. The side-entry mesh canopy delivers breathability and convenient entry and exit to the interior of the tent.

Eureka
Midori 3

  • 3-Person
  • 2 large doors
  • Price: $199.90
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Eureka Spitfire 2 (2015) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

Updated for 2015! The two-person Eureka Spitfire 2 backpacking tent is a great balance of weight, packed size, durability, and affordability. Extensive mesh on the tent’s canopy provides excellent ventilation for warm weather or 3-season use.

Eureka
Spitfire 2 (2015)

  • 2-Person
  • 2-doors
  • Price: $179.90
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Mountain Hardwear Shifter 3 w/ Footprint 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! A unique, shape-shifting rainfly lets you decide how the Mountain Hardwear Shifter 3 tent can serve you best. With 2 doors, a roomy interior, and watertight construction, it’s a great option for backpacking or camping. Footprint included.

Mountain Hardwear
Shifter 3 w/ Footprint

  • 3 Person
  • Innovative design can change to match conditions
  • Reg. Price: $248.99
    $199.19
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Tensegrity 1 FL 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The Sierra Designs Tensegrity 1 FL tent is a radical redesign of non-freestanding tents. A spacious interior, external storage, optimal ventilation, and a versatile trekking pole (poles not included) pitch make this tent truly unique.

Sierra Designs
Tensegrity 1 FL

  • 1-Person
  • Lightweigth/Treking pole compatible
  • Price: $319.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 FL (2015) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 FL tent is a feature-rich non-freestanding option for solo backpackers who appreciate comfort, but need to travel light. Trekking pole pitch compatibility offers the chance for even greater weight savings.

Sierra Designs
Flashlight 1 FL (2015)

  • 1-Person
  • Featherlight version of a classic
  • Price: $299.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 FL (2015) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 FL tent is a feature-rich non-freestanding option for backpackers who appreciate comfort, but need to travel light. Trekking pole pitch compatibility offers the chance for even greater weight savings.

Sierra Designs
Flashlight 2 FL (2015)

  • 2-Person
  • Featherlight version of a classic
  • Price: $369.95
  • 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
  • Rating:
  • Reg. Price: $399.95
    $199.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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
    $248.95
  • 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 Copper Spur UL 2 (2014) 3-Season Backpacking Tent

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
  • Rating:
  • Price: $399.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
NEMO Hornet 2P 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2015! The ultra-lightweight (1 lb, 15 oz) NEMO Hornet 2P 3-Season tent offers fast-paced, minimalist-oriented backpackers a sturdy weatherproof freestanding shelter at a fraction of the bulk and weight you’d traditionally expect.

NEMO
Hornet 2P

  • 2-Person
  • 2 doors and 2 vestibules under 2 lbs
  • Price: $369.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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