Best Ultralight Backpacking Tent Options

Weight is the enemy of every ultralight backpacker. Ounces can quickly add up to pounds, and more and more pounds can equal an uncomfortable backpacking trip. It is easy enough to leave non-essential gear items at home, but if you are expecting wet weather conditions on you trek, you will need a tent to add needed protection from the elements.

Tents come in all shapes and sizes. Solo tents and bivys are perfect for ultralight backpackers. But they are tight for space and many backpackers like the flexibility and extra space offered by a two man tent. Below, we will go over the best tent/bivy/tarp options for ultralight backpacking, starting with the most minimalist and moving towards the two man tent options.

Minimalist Options (Tarps/Bivy Sacks)

Black Diamond Beta Light Ultralight Tent – $199

[amazon_link id=”B000RVX27K” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Black Diamond Beta Light Shelter Blue/Silver, One Size[/amazon_link]The Black Diamond Beta Light is designed to be used with your trekking poles to provide you with a lightweight outdoor shelter. If you don’t hike with trekking poles, this won’t work for you. This is a fantastic minimalist option that provides great protection from rain without adding more than 19 ounces to your pack. It is lighter than a bivy but has more space than one, since two people could sleep dry underneath one. For those of you who want rain protection without having to haul around a tent, this is the option for you. [amazon_link id=”B000RVX27K” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Click here[/amazon_link] to purchase yours today.

Outdoor Research Advanced Bivy – $300

[amazon_image id=”B000VVHYE8″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”large” ]Outdoor Research Advanced Bivy (Mojo Blue, One Size)[/amazon_image]

When it comes to bivy sacks, especially options that are 3 season capable, the Outdoor Research Advanced Bivy is our favorite model on the market. It features 3 layers of Gore-Tex Respiration Positive fabric, a durable hydroseal coated waterproof nylon floor, and completely fully taped seams to keep ground water out. Two shock corded poles allow for sturdy head space, but can be left behind for extra weight savings. What really sets this bivy apart from others is the internal volume. There is  a ton of room for a high-loft down sleeping bag and sleeping pad, and there are integral loops for attaching the pad to the bottom of the bivy. This bivy sack comes in at 37 ounces, so it is a nice ultralight option for solo backpacking. [amazon_link id=”B000VVHYE8″ target=”_blank” ]Click here[/amazon_link] to order your Outdoor Research Advanced bivy today.

One Man Tents

Eureka! Solitaire – $69

[amazon_image id=”B000EQCVNY” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”large” ]Eureka! Solitaire – Tent (sleeps 1)[/amazon_image]

The Eureka! Solitaire solo tent has taken the good points of a bivy sack and expanded it out to a tent. Instead of feeling couped up in a constrictive bivy sack, the walls are 2 feet high the length of the tent. Without the rain fly on, the entire tent is made of mesh for excellent ventilation on warmer days and for stargazing at night. The weight is very manageable for one person, at only 41 ounces. For all the extra space in this tent compared to a bivy, the extra few ounces are worth it for me. And the price (always subject to change) of under $70 is a steal! To get your Eureka! Solitaire solo tent today, [amazon_link id=”B000EQCVNY” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]click here[/amazon_link].

ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 1 Tent – $119

[amazon_link id=”B00B9GCRL4″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]ALPS Mountaineering Zephyr 1-Person Tent[/amazon_link]Another great option for a solo tent is the Alps Mountaineering Zephyr. This tent comes in heavier than the Eureka! Solitaire, but boasts a lot more interior space and comfort. Weighing 62 ounces (3 pounds 14 ounces), it is by no means a light weight tent (and some two man tents weigh the same or less), but the tall walls add an amount of comfort that a lot of backpackers seek from their tents. Maybe this doesn’t fit in our ultralight discussion here, but if you are alright with sacrificing a little bit of weight for a lot of comfort, the Alps Mountaineering Zephyr is the solo tent for you. [amazon_link id=”B00B9GCRL4″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Click here[/amazon_link] to get yours today.

Two Man Tents

Nemo Equipment Meta 2-Person Ultralight Trekking Tent – $319

[amazon_link id=”B0035EJMTI” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Nemo Equipment Meta 2-Person Ultralight Trekking Tent[/amazon_link]The Nemo Meta two person tent is our favorite ultralight option out there right now for a few reasons. First of all its weight – an astonishing 47 ounces (2 pounds 15 ounces) – is outstanding for a two person backpacking tent. This weight is achieved by utilizing your trekking poles for the construction of the tent body, so if you don’t use trekking poles again, this tent isn’t for you. There are also well placed vents on this tent that allow for exceptional air flow. The internal floor space is 37 square feet, with an additional 22 square feet of vestibule space for gear. That is a lot of floor space for two people. There are other 2 person tents out there with weights close to that of the Nemo Meta, but they are cramped (often with less than 30 square feet and a tiny vestibule area). This is a very comfortable and ultralight tent option, usually two characteristics you have to choose between. To get your Nemo Meta two person trekking tent today, [amazon_link id=”B0035EJMTI” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]click here[/amazon_link].

Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 Person Tent – $369

[amazon_image id=”B00GSYH5IC” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”large” ]Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2-Person Tent – Silver/Gold[/amazon_image]

The Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 is another exceptional two person tent. Another ultralight tent option, coming in at 42 ounces (2 pounds 10 ounces), the Fly Creek could easily be divided between two backpackers or carried solo. The internal space is cramped when compared with the Nemo Meta above (only 28 square feet of internal space, with only an additional 7 square feet of vestibule space), so it is not as comfortable. But it does shave 5 extra ounces off the overall weight, and you don’t need your own trekking poles to set up the tent. This award winning tent (winner of Backpacker Magazine’s Editors’ Choice award in 2010) is one of the lightest two person tents on the market. For ultralight backpackers, that is the most important factor. To get your Fly Creek UL2 from Big Agnes, [amazon_link id=”B00GSYH5IC” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]click this link[/amazon_link] today.

Summary And Backpacking Samurai Thoughts

There are several things to think about when investing in an ultralight backpacking tent, starting with the overall weight. Do you plan on sleeping in your tent alone? With another person? Your dog? Do you like having extra space for gear storage? Can you handle cramped quarters? Do you like to sleep under the stars? What will the weather be like? Think about these questions as you browse our favorite ultralight backpacking tent options on the market today. Hopefully this article will help you to choose a tent that fits your needs.

What is your favorite ultralight backpacking tent? Do you prefer the bivy sack to the tent? Are you a true minimalist that sleeps under the stars/tarp? Let us know in the comment section below. Thanks for reading!

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New To Backpacking? Get Started For Under $300

Are you interested in backpacking, but not willing to commit a large amount of money upfront until you know you are going to like it? Are you on strict budget? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this article will hopefully help you to see that you don’t need to spend a small fortune to get into this great hobby. Below, I will go over some of my favorite low cost (but still high quality) gear to consider.

For the sake of this article, we will assume you have no backpacking gear. That means you will need to buy a backpack, tent, sleeping bag, and other items to keep you going, less the consumables (food, fuel, etc). Let’s say you have a strict budget of $300 to get all the gear you need to go on a summer weekend (3 day, 2 night) backpacking trip that is more or less on a flat trail.

Here is a breakdown of the items, and below will be more details of the gear choices:

  • Backpack$115 [amazon_link id=”B009R4CV3E” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Kelty Coyote 80 Backpack[/amazon_link]
  • Tent$110 [amazon_link id=”B0043HH5CW” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Eureka! Apex 2XT 2 Person Backpacking Tent[/amazon_link]
  • Sleeping Bag$40 [amazon_link id=”B006WPZBBA” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Ledge Sports Scorpion 45 Degree Ultralight Sleeping Bag[/amazon_link]
  • Water Prep – $25 [amazon_link id=”B004DZMD08″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Seychelle 28 Ounce Flip Top Water Filter Bottle[/amazon_link]
  • Food Prep$10 – [amazon_link id=”B000P9IR8I” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Stainless Steel Mess Kit[/amazon_link]
  • Total Cost = $300

Backpack – $115

[amazon_link id=”B009R4CV3E” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Kelty Coyote 80 Internal frame Backpack, Forest Night, Medium/Large[/amazon_link]For the backpack, the Kelty Coyote 80 [amazon_link id=”B009R4CV3E” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]can be picked up off of Amazon currently for $115[/amazon_link]. That is a great deal for a backpack that boasts 78 Liters (4750 cubic inches) of interior space. This is more than large enough for a 3 day excursion. It is more suited for a longer trip, but at that price point, it’s hard to pass this deal up. Additional features in this pack include:

Bag Features:

  • Top loading
  • 420-denier polyester Ball Shadow body fabric
  • 420-denier polyester Oxford reinforcement fabric
  • Hydration compatible
  • Reservoir sleeve
  • Front-panel access
  • Zippered side pockets
  • Mesh water bottle pockets
  • Side compression straps
  • Load stabilizer straps
  • Spindrift collar
  • Ice-axe loops
  • Daisy chain
  • Key fob
  • Zippered waist belt pockets
  • Lid converts into lumbar pack
  • Carry handle

Suspension Features:

  • CloudLock II adjustable suspension
  • LightBeam II dual aluminum stays
  • HDPE frame sheet
  • Removable HDPE reinforced dual density waist belt
  • Padded shoulder straps
  • Ventilating back panel
  • Load-lifter/stabilizer straps
  • Sternum strap
  • Patented Scherer Cinch

Specifications:

  • Capacity: 4,750 cubic inches (78-liters)
  • Weight: 5 lb. 9 oz.
  • Measures 16 x 34 x 16.5 inches (W x H x D)

Highlights of the Kelty Coyote 80 backpack are the price point, the capacity, removable waist belt and lid (converts into hip pack), and construction. The pack is on the heavy side at 5 pounds 9 ounces empty, but as long as it isn’t over packed for a 3 day trip, it shouldn’t be a problem.

Tent – $110

[amazon_link id=”B0043HH5CW” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Eureka! Apex 2 - Tent (sleeps 2)[/amazon_link]The tent of choice is the Eureka! Apex 2XT tent. This is a lightweight 2 person backpacking tent that is also a very palatable price right around a hundred bucks. We chose the Apex 2XT tent because of the price, as well as a few features, such as: the 2 door design with 2 vestibules totaling 27 additional square feet, solid construction, and light weight (6 pounds 5 ounces). Here are some additional features and specifications:

  • Seasons: 3
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Floor dimensions: 7′ 6″ by 4′ 11″
  • Center height: 3′ 10″
  • Minimum weight: 6 pounds, 5 ounces
  • Frame: Freestanding, shock-corded fiberglass
  • Vestibule: 2, with 13.8 square feet of storage each
  • Storage pockets: 2 mesh
  • Clothes line loops: 4
  • Flashlight loop: Yes
  • Warranty: Lifetime

This is great tent, and for the price, you won’t be disappointed. [amazon_link id=”B0043HH5CW” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Pick yours up today[/amazon_link].

Sleeping Bag – $40

[amazon_link id=”B006WPZBA6″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Ledge Sports FeatherLite +20 F Degree Ultra Light Design, Ultra Compact Sleeping Bag (84 X 32 X 20, Red)[/amazon_link]Since this is a summer trip, we can get away with suggesting a summer sleeping bag. And that is completely fair, because if you are new to backpacking, you probably don’t want to get into a cold weather trip right off the bat because you might ruin your outlook on the hobby. Start with a mild, warm weather trip to see if you like it first, then as you get more experience and become more adventurous, expand. Back to the sleeping bag of choice – [amazon_link id=”B006WPZBBA” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Ledge Sports Featherlite 20 degree ultra light sleeping bag[/amazon_link].

The price is right at $40, and the weight is also a bonus coming in at 3.4 pounds. This sleeping bag is nice because is compresses well and takes up minimal room. It is a synthetic fill sleeping bag, so even if it gets wet, it should keep you warm down to 30 degrees or so. It also comes with a stuff sack. Pick up one of these affordable 3 season sleeping bags today!

Food and Water Prep – $35

For cooking your food, this [amazon_link id=”B000P9IR8I” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]stainless steel mess kit[/amazon_link] is just right. It offers a frying pan, pot, two lids (plates) and a plastic 8 ounce cup. At just over $10, all you need to have is a bed of hot coals and you can cook food or heat water.

[amazon_link id=”B004DZMD08″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Seychelle 28oz Flip Top Advanced Filter Water Purification / Filtration Bottle[/amazon_link]As for purifying your water, the [amazon_link id=”B004DZMD08″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Seychelle 28 ounce flip top water filter bottle[/amazon_link] is a high quality option that is affordable ($25). It removes 99.99% of bacteria, virus, contaminants, and pollutants from water. It can filter up to 100 gallons of water, depending on the quality of the water (dirtier water = less filtering capacity). It weighs just 11 ounces and you can fill it up from any body of water along the trail.

The Bottom Line

If you are just getting into backpacking, and you are worried that you won’t like it, it doesn’t make sense to spend a ton of money on gear. I can tell you that if you like nature, exercise, the outdoors, and camping in general, you are going to absolutely love backpacking. But keeping your start-up costs low just in case you don’t is a good idea. The nice thing about all of these items is that they could all be sold used to recoup most of your money if you decide you don’t like backpacking. Another nice thing about all of these items is that if you do like backpacking, they are high quality products that you will be able to enjoy for a long time.

Use this list to find the right gear for your needs. This is just a list of the most essential gear items. I didn’t include hiking boots because they require such a specialized fit and vary greatly in price. For a flat 3 day hiking trip, sturdy tennis shoes should be alright. Other items might include a good flashlight, first aid kit, survival kit, GPS, fitted hiking boots, multi-tool or pocket knife, and a sleeping pad. They will greatly increase your comfort and safety in the backcountry. As always, happy trails!

Do you agree with this list? What would be your $300 starting setup? Leave a comment below. Thanks!

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Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 Backpacking Tent – Ultralight Tent Defined

[amazon_link id=”B0036GT87G” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 Person Tent[/amazon_link]The Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 person backpacking tent is an award winning ultralight tent option loaded with features and functionality. Weighing in at an astounding 2 pounds, 10 ounces (packed weight), the Fly Creek UL2 could easily be carried by a single person. Even though it is so light, the living space is quite comfortable for 2 backpackers. This is a top choice of many backpackers around the world, and for good reason. Let’s look at the features of the award winning Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 tent below.

Features

The weight saving technology utilized by Big Agnes in the development of the Fly Creek UL2 is mainly evident in the materials used to build the tent’s fabric and poles. The tent is also a snap to setup (Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 Setup Instructions), and a single person could easily utilize the single hub pole assembly. The tent walls are mostly made of woven mesh, providing insect protection while allowing for excellent ventilation, even with the rain fly on. The seams are all properly taped and waterproofed.

Other highlights include:

  • 1 door
  • 1 vestibule
  • 28 square feet of interior space
  • 7 square feet of vestibule space
  • Rain fly
  • 3 pockets
  • Gear loft

Backpacking Samurai Thoughts

The Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 is a design feat of modern innovation. In 2010, this tent was awarded the Backpacker Magazine Editor’s Choice for innovative design. That speaks very highly of what Big Agnes has accomplished with this tent. The Fly Creek UL2 is one of the lightest, if not the lightest, 2 man tents on the market today. Even though it is ultralight, it still offers a large interior for comfortable living. The features included in this tent make the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 person 3 season freestanding backpacking tent one of our best choices for ultralight backpacking. If these features are what you are looking for, click this link here to purchase this tent –

[amazon_link id=”B0036GT87G” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2 Person Tent[/amazon_link]

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Nemo Losi 2 Person Backpacking Tent – Comfort On The Trail

Nemo Losi ClosedThe Nemo Losi 2 person tent is built for stability and interior comfort. Nemo is known for their innovation in technology and development, and the Losi 2 person tent is no exception. Rather than shaving ounces with the Losi, Nemo has built this tent for more comfort and stability against wind and storms. That doesn’t mean that this tent is a heavy weight – coming in at only 5 pounds 12 ounces. There is plenty of interior space for 2 backpackers, 2 vestibules for both party’s gear, and 2 doors. Let’s look at the features offered by the Nemo Losi below.

Features

The interior full mesh canopy of the Nemo Losi allows ample ventilation on warm and rainy nights. The pole structure provides an almost vertical wall structure that maximizes interior space. Setup and takedown is a breeze, and can easily be accomplished by a single person. Another cool feature is that the fly, footprint, and poles can be setup for a separate structure in case you just want a rain fly for sleeping under the stars or a sun shade.

Other highlights include:

  • 2 doors
  • 2 vestibules
  • 32 square feet of internal space
  • 22 square feet of vestibule space (11+11)
  • Rain fly
  • Interior mesh pockets and a light diffusing pocket for a flashlight

Backpacking Samurai Thoughts

The Nemo Losi 2 person 3 season backpacking tent might be a little on the heavy side, but it makes up for it in the many included features. Our writers can’t get over how sturdy this tent is in even the windiest conditions. The interior space is also large, perfect for taller backpackers and their companions. If you need a sturdy, comfortable backpacking tent, the Nemo Losi is right for you. Click on the ‘order now’ button below, or follow this link – Nemo Equipment Losi Tent– to buy the Nemo Losi 2 person backpacking tent now.

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Nemo Obi 2 Person Ultralight Backpacking Tent

Nemo Obi FreestandingAs stated by Nemo, the Obi line of backpacking tents is the “black belt martial artist” of their lineup. Not a single ounce of material is wasted, and everything that is included provides functionality. For example, Nemo added waterproof sidewalls that allowed for cutouts from the rain fly, reducing the overall weight. This is what it is all about when it comes to designing a truly ultralight piece of gear. The Nemo Obi does not disappoint. Let’s look at the features and highlights below.

Features

The Nemo Obi 2 person tent weighs in at only 3 pounds 10 ounces of packed weight. That is an amazing feat, especially for a 2 person tent. The tent is also very customizable. The vestibules can be configured fully opened, partially opened, or fully closed depending on the weather conditions. Another cool option is that you can setup the rain fly with the poles to provide just a sun shade or rain shield if you don’t want to use the full tent.

The free standing Nemo Obi is an innovative design that provides multiple functions in a small package. Additional highlights and features include:

  • 27 square feet of interior space
  • 14 square feet of vestibule space
  • 2 doors
  • 2 vestibules
  • Rain fly
  • Fully seam taped and waterproof

Backpacking Samurai Thoughts

While the Nemo Obi 2 person tent is one of the lightest backpacking tents on the market, the best word to describe the interior space is ‘cozy.’ But not being roomy has its advantages, such as only 1 pound 5 ounces of carry cargo per person. For many ultralight backpackers, every ounce counts. The Nemo Obi excels in the minimalist and ultralight backpacking scenario, and is a great option for other backpackers as well. If you are looking for one of the lightest 2 person backpacking tents on the market today, order the Nemo Obi 2 now by clicking the link below or by clicking this link – Nemo Equipment 2011 Obi 2-Person Ultralight Backpacking Tent (Green)

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The North Face Minibus 2 Person Backpacking Tent

[amazon_link id=”B004P72RPK” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The North Face Minibus 2 Tent Citronelle Green One Size[/amazon_link]The North Face Minibus 2 person freestanding backpacking tent offers a great value on a lightweight backpacking tent loaded with features that you come to expect from The North Face. Enjoy the view from the top while relaxing in your Minibus tent equipped with mesh side walls for 360 degree views. Let’s look at the features and highlights of this tent below.

Features

One of the nicest features of the Minibus is the vertical wall structure. This provides the maximum amount of space to be utilized inside the tent. The tallest point is 40 inches, which makes for very comfortable head space. Some tents out there make you feel like you are sleeping in a coffin. Another nice feature is the 360 degree mesh side walls that not only allow for incredible views, but provide excellent ventilation to help cut down on condensation. The Minibus can be assembled by one person, and is very easy to do (TNF Minibus Setup And Care Instructions).

Other highlights include:

  • 2 doors
  • 2 vestibules
  • 33 square feet of internal capacity
  • 5 pounds 6 ounce trail weight
  • Rain fly

Backpacking Samurai Thoughts

The North Face Minibus backpacking tent is a great value on the market of 2 person backpacking tents. The weight can easily be divided up between 2 people, and the interior space is more than comfortable. If you are looking for a high quality 2 person backpacking tent from The North Face, look no further than the Minibus 2 person tent. Order now by clicking the following link.

[amazon_link id=”B004P72RPK” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The North Face Minibus 2 Person Backpacking Tent[/amazon_link]

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MSR Hoop 2 Person Tent – Recommendation For Taller Hikers

[amazon_link id=”B00453OTRS” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]MSR Hoop Tent[/amazon_link]The MSR Hoop 3 season 2 person tent is a prime example of a lightweight tent with plenty of interior space. Not every backpacker is under 6 feet tall, so it is refreshing to find a lightweight tent that was built with the taller trekker in mind. Let’s dissect some of the features and highlights of the MSR Hoop 2 person tent below.

Features

One of the coolest things about this tent is the fact that 2 large Therm-a-Rest mattresses will fit with room to spare. Try to do that in most other 2 person tents on the market and you will be up against all edges of the tent collecting condensation on your sleeping bag. The MSR Hoop is keeping taller hikers in mind with its roomy interior, without sacrificing too much on the weight. The tent is also designed for 3 season camping, offering early and late season protection against the elements. The weight is what really stands out on the MSR Hoop, weighing in at only 5 pounds, 3 ounces. Divided up, it isn’t even 3 pounds per person, making it a very lightweight 3 season tent option.

Other highlights include:

  • 2 doors
  • 2 vestibules
  • Easy 4 step setup
  • 32 square feet of internal area
  • An additional 18.75 square feet of vestibule area
  • 63 cubic feet of interior volume
  • Rain fly
  • Shape handles light snow and heavy winds
  • Exceptional ventilation reduces condensation
  • 2 overhead gear loft pockets
  • 2 mesh side pockets

Backpacking Samurai Thoughts

The MSR Hoop 3 season 2 person tent is a fantastic option when it comes to backpacking and general camping. It is lightweight, easy to setup (MSR Hoop Setup Instructions), offers 3 seasons of protection against the elements, and has a ton of interior space. You will have a hard time finding another 2 person, 3 season tent on the market with as little weight and as much interior space. If you are a taller backpacker and are looking for a lightweight backpacking tent option, the MSR Hoop tent is the tent for you. Click the link below to order yours today.

[amazon_link id=”B00453OTRS” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]MSR Hoop 2 Person Tent[/amazon_link]

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MSR Hubba Hubba 2 Person Tent

[amazon_link id=”B003C1H2SW” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]MSR Hubba Hubba Tent[/amazon_link]The MSR Hubba Hubba 2 person tent is an award winning lightweight backpacking tent option on the market today. With a total weight of 4 pounds 3 ounces, (or roughly 2 pounds per person), you will be hard pressed to find a lighter tent with the functionality that is provided here. The tent sets up in a flash, has more than enough room for two people, and is super light. Let’s look at some of the features and highlights of this freestanding tent below.

Features

The MSR Hubba Hubba tent offers quick and easy setup. With the all-in-one hub-and-swivel pole design, setup is easy enough to accomplish by yourself, and is only a 4 step process (see setup PDF instructions). The interior space provided by the Hubba Hubba tent is 29.5 square feet, with an additional 17.5 square feet of vestibule space. There are two doors, each with roughly 9 square feet of vestibule space.

Other highlights include:

  • Included rain fly
  • 43 cubic feet of tent volume
  • Can be used as a double walled tent for regular protection, or can double as two separate shelters when combined with a footprint
  • 2 doors
  • 2 vestibules
  • 29 square feet of internal area
  • 8.75 + 8.75 square feet of vestibule area

Backpacking Samurai Thoughts

The MSR Hubba Hubba 2 person tent is one of the best lightweight 2 person tents on the market today. It is versatile, offers 2 doors, 2 vestibules, and plenty of interior living space, and easy to set up. This tent received the 2005 Backpacker Magazine Editor’s Choice Award for outstanding innovation in design, materials, and performance, and is one of only 15 products to do so that year. You simply cannot go wrong with the Hubba Hubba 2 person tent. If you are looking for an award winning tent with these features and qualities, buy this tent now by clicking the link below.

[amazon_link id=”B003C1H2SW” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]MSR Hubba Hubba 2 Person Tent[/amazon_link]

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