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Big Agnes Blacktail 3 w/ Footprint (2017) 3-Season Camping Tent

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The Big Agnes Blacktail 3 tent is an excellent balance of durability, performance, and affordability. Big Agnes even lends the 3-season backpacking/camping tent additional value by including a protective footprint.
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The Big Agnes Blacktail 3 tent is an excellent balance of durability, performance, and affordability. Big Agnes even lends the 3-season backpacking/camping tent additional value by including a protective footprint.

The tent measures 90” x 70”. With 44 square feet of interior space and a trail weight of only 5 pounds, 6 ounces, the tent can serve as a comfortable home for up to 3. Dual vestibules offer 18 square feet (9 square feet per vestibule) of additional weather-protected external storage space. Interior mesh pockets provide places to stash gear and clothes while two internal media pockets located above the sleeping area enable headphone/ear bud cord routing from phones or other devices. Integrated gear loft loops offer a connection point for the Big Agnes Large Wall Gear Loft (sold separately).

The tent's aluminum poles are lightweight and durable and feature press fit connectors. This press fit pole design works in conjunction with the tent body's integrated clips to make setting up the tent fast, easy, and intuitive. An additional short section of pole runs across the roof, pulling the tent body taut, increasing the verticality of the interior walls, and helping to maximize the spaciousness of the two vestibules. Lightweight, aluminum hook stakes are included to further secure the freestanding tent.

Ample mesh on the tent body and the large D-shaped doors encourage cross ventilation and provide circulation to fight condensation build-up. Coated with 1500mm waterproof polyurethane, the polyester floor and rainfly are lightweight and durable. All of the tent's seams are tape-sealed with waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane tape (no PVC or VOCs) to further protect the tent from the elements. If you want to travel lighter, leave the tent body at home and use the rainfly alone with the protective, custom-fit footprint (included) for a setup that weighs only 4 pounds, 1 ounce.

  • Features two doors and two vestibules
  • Storm flaps on vestibule zipper
  • Symmetrical pole structure simplifies set up
  • Quick Stash on tent body door makes stowing unzipped door quick and easy
  • Media pockets located above sleeping area enable clean ear bud cord routing from phones or other devices
  • Two fly vents
  • Velcro tabs connect fly to pole structure providing perfect pitch and extra stability
  • Ready to pitch; with pre-cut guy lines and tensioners attached to fly
  • Reflective guylines and webbing on tent corners
Specs

Specs

Specs

Best Use Backpacking, Camping
Other Footprint Included
Warranty Limited Lifetime
Packed Size 6" x 21"
Average Min Weight 5 lb, 6 oz
Average Packed Weight 6 lb
Interior Height 44"
Floor Area 44 sq ft
Floor Dimension 90" x 70"
Vestibule Area 9 sq ft + 9 sq ft
Doors 2
Pole Type Aluminkum
Number of Poles 3
Freestanding Yes
Clips or Sleeves Clips
Interior Storage Interior mesh pockets and gear loft loops (loft sold separately)
Material Walls: Polyester and Mesh
Fly and Floor: Polyester with 1500mm PU
Seam Sealed Yes
Reviews

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Real Customer Reviews

Average Rating:
5
(based on 2 real customer reviews)

2 Items

Blacktail 3 Just Right For Me
Reviewed by Rich S. - November 13, 2017

Likes: After putting this tent through a week of hard use I now feel I can give it a review. The weight of the tent makes it very pack-able while still being strong enough to handle some winter type weather. I had it in some 25 mph wind with gusts of an estimated 40 and had no problems at all. The snow didn't accumulate on top of the tent even with the extra pole which gives it more of a vertical side wall. There was plenty of space for all my gear inside the tent plus my 6'1" frame and XL sleeping bag without it touching the interior tent wall. Tent set up is so easy a caveman could do it with the color coded pieces. Poles collapse down to fit into a pack with ease. Zippers are easy to pull and fairly quiet. I would recommend this tent for anyone needing just a little more space or room for two people.

Dislikes: My only dislikes are the tiny sizes of the zipper pulls and fly tie backs. They would be fine for little fingers that aren't wearing gloves but for a guy with big hands in gloves during cold weather they can be a bit frustrating to use.

Great quality for the price
Reviewed by Annie F. - October 22, 2017

Likes: Totally happy with my new tent!

Dislikes: Nothing negative to say.

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