Updated for 2014! 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.
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.
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.
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.
Effectively balancing weight, performance and livability, the Exped Gemini II tent is a great option for 3-season backpacking. A unique pole structure and durable construction equip the Gemini II with reliable freestanding stability.
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.
Priced to appeal to cost-conscious backpackers and campers, the no-frills Kelty Grand Mesa 3 tent provides excellent value and reliable durability for 3-season use.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Overhead and/or screened protection against rain, sun and bugs
Designed especially for car and family camping (not for backpacking)
Minimalist designs and advanced materials make these the lightest offerings available
Versatile tents designed for use in Spring, Summer and Fall
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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