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Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL 3 3-Season Backpacking Tent


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Availability: In Stock!

Ships Monday.
Item # BGACB202
Ideal for backpackers who want to travel light but still appreciate two points of entry and freestanding structure, the innovative Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL 3 tent weighs in at just 2 pounds, 10 ounces!



Ideal for backpackers who want to travel light but still appreciate two points of entry and freestanding structure, the innovative Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL 3 tent weighs in at just 2 pounds, 11 ounces!

Tapered from the head to the foot of the tent, the interior of the tent measures 66" at its widest point and stretches a full 88" in length. The 38 square feet interior provides adequate elbow room for 3 backpackers or serves as a roomy shelter for two. Two doors provide convenient access and dual vestibules offer a combined 16 square feet of additional weather-protected external storage space. Interior mesh pockets provide places to stash gear and clothes while integrated gear loft loops offer a connection point for the Big Agnes Triangle Gear Loft, Trapezoid Gear Loft, Wall Gear Loft, or Large Wall Gear Loft (all sold separately).

Lightweight, collapsible DAC Featherlite NFL poles provide the tent with freestanding structure. The single hub/pole design works in conjunction with the tent body's integrated clips to make setting up the tent fast, easy and intuitive. Aluminum J stakes are included to ensure a taught pitch.

Ample mesh on the tent body maximizes cross ventilation and provides circulation to fight condensation build-up. Coated with 1200mm waterproof polyurethane, the silicone-treated rip-stop nylon floor and rainfly are lightweight and durable. All of the tent's seams are seal-taped with waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane tape (no PVC or VOCs) to further protect the tent from the elements. The custom-fit Tiger Wall UL 3 Footprint (sold separately) can be used to add additional protection beneath the tent from mud, ground water, or sharp objects. If you really want to travel light, you can leave the tent body at home and use just the rainfly, poles, and the footprint to create a tarp-style set-up that weighs just over 2 pounds!

  • Minimalist pole structure creates an ultralight two-door backpacking tent
  • Two doors and two vestibules with storm flaps on the vestibule zippers
  • DAC poles
  • Single pole architecture makes set up and take down simple and efficient
  • Dual zipper door with discrete seams allows for easy entry and smooth closure
  • Structured foot-end corners create more usable space between your feet and tent wall
  • Quick Stash on tent body door makes stowing unzipped door quick and easy
  • Over-sized ceiling pocket provides great storage space
  • Media pockets located above sleeping area enable clean ear bud cord routing from phones or other devices.
  • Double zipper on the vestibule allows for venting from the top or bottom
  • Velcro tabs connect fly to pole structure providing perfect pitch and extra stability
  • Pre-cut guy lines and tensioners attached to fly
  • Reflective guylines and webbing on tent corners
  • Easy grip zipper pulls



Best Use Backpacking
Warranty Limited Lifetime
Packed Size 5.5" x 18"
Average Min Weight 2 lb, 11 oz
Average Packed Weight 2 lb, 15 oz
Interior Height 42"
Floor Area 38 sq ft
Floor Dimension 88" x 52" (at the widest point)66
Vestibule Area 16 sq ft (8 sq ft + 8 sq ft)
Doors 2
Pole Type DAC Featherlite NFL Aluminum
Number of Poles 1
Freestanding Yes
Clips or Sleeves Clips
Interior Storage 2 interior mesh pockets and 1 oversized media pocket
Material Body: Nylon Ripstop and Polyester Mesh
Floor and Fly: Silicone-Treated Nylon Riopstop w/ 1200mm PU
Seam Sealed Yes


Real Customer Reviews

Average Rating:
(based on 4 real customer reviews)

4 Items

Great three person tent for a family or group that are cool with being close together!
Reviewed by Michael M. - August 13, 2018

Likes: The weight savings is great, and the craftsmanship is as well.
Perfect for two plus person tent and a three person tent as long as everyone in the group is ok with being in close quarters.

Dislikes: No real dislikes. I read reviews of people saying the zippers are an issue. I found that with all new gear there is a learning curve. The zipper on the fly will grab the storm flap, however if you keep slight down pressure that holds the zipper away I found it was very smooth.

Best tent ever!
Reviewed by SkyFlower - August 5, 2018

Likes: Lightweight, spacious, cheerful color, excellent star-viewing, really easy one-person setup, thoughtful design details, excellent workmanship - a winner!

Dislikes: Can’t find any, but too bad this tent wasn’t available years ago!

Great tent with ample space for the weight. Packs down very small.
Reviewed by A. M. - July 15, 2018

Likes: Weight
Packed size

Dislikes: None

Spacious and Light
Reviewed by Sarah Q. - May 28, 2018

Likes: Very spacious and light for a three person tent. Only used with two people, but I tend to toss and turn so it totally helped to have that extra room. Previously had a Copper Spur HV UL2 that didn’t allow room for me to do this, hence I was slapping my partner. I liked the side pockets and how the poles connected effortlessly. I used it with a footprint I made myself. Definitely feel like it’s not a tent to use bare. I like how the doors zip. Makes it easy to get in and out since they’re so wide. .

Dislikes: The fabric feels thin, but that’s how it’s ultralight. It’s not too much a peeve, what is is that since the rain fly is so light and thin, I struggled to zip myself out of the tent because the fabric kept getting caught in the zipper.

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