Lightweight Backpacking Tents at Backcountry Edge

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
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
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  • Reg. Price: $299.95
    $229.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 3-Season Backpacking Tent

New for 2014! A reimagining of a backcountry classic, the Sierra Designs Flashlight 1 tent is a feature-rich, non-freestanding option for solo backpackers looking to balance weight and comfort.

Sierra Designs
Flashlight 1

  • 1-Person
  • Update to a backpacking classic
  • Reg. Price: $219.94
    $169.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $89.95
    $71.95
  • 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 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
  • Reg. Price: $89.95
    $67.45
  • 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
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
  • Reg. Price: $99.95
    $74.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
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
  • Reg. Price: $248.95
    $198.95
  • 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
  • Reg. Price: $69.95
    $59.95
  • Free shipping plus free returns
  • Out of stock.
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
  • Reg. Price: $129.94
    $99.95
  • 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
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  • Reg. Price: $169.94
    $124.95
  • 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.
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