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Ultralight Tents

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Ultralight Tents

Who wants to carry the heaviest tent? No one does. To lessen the load, heavy tents are often distributed amongst the hikers who would sleep in them, the poles with one person, rain fly and footprint with another, the main body and stakes with someone else.

Ultralight Tent Reviews - OutdoorGearLab

The Ultralight Shelter OutdoorGearLab divides different types of tents in to four separate reviews: Camping Tents - palatial estates for car camping Backpacking Tents - dedicated pole tents for car camping & backpacking Four Season Tents - dedicated pole tents for winter and expeditions Ultralight Tents - tents that pitch with trekking poles or other objects Ultralight tents aim to provide the most weather resistance for the lowest weight and are best if you carry the tent, and other things, for the majority of the day.

Ultralight Tents, Tarps, & Bivies from

Keep the rain & bugs out with the Six Moon Designs Trekker & carry just 24 oz. Lots of ventilation. Easy setup. Compact. Learn more The Six Moon Designs Skyscape - X uses Cuben Fiber to keep your shelter's weight at just 15 ounces. Packs small. Easy setup.

A check list of the important things to remember when looking at buying an ultra light tent!

A check list of the important things to remember when looking at buying an ultra light tent!

Sierra Designs Ultralight Tents | Lightweight Tents, Tarp Tents

Sierra Designs ultralight tents saves ounces so you don't have to. From the Mojo to the Lightning HT, Sierra Designs has lightweight tents for any adventure.

National Geographic Adventure Magazine: Gear Guide--Ultralight Tents

Gear Guide Ultralight Tents Shopping for a backpacking tent? "Go ultralight but not ultrastupid," says adventure expert Steve Casimiro. Below we compare three featherweight options and examine the ultralight ethos. All prices in U.S. dollars * LIGHT: Mountain Hardwear Approach Price: $315 Weight: 4 pounds, 12 ounces [2.2 kilograms] Web: The Approach strikes a nice balance between compact design and livability.

Ultralight Tents

As is the case with ultralight backpacks and ultralight sleeping bags, there are numerous options for ultralight tents on the market these days. Most tents considered to be ultralight weigh under four pounds, with many dropping below three. This is achieved by advances in fabric technologies, lighter weight poles, and weight saving designs and floor plans.

Easton Mountain Products

Since 1922 Easton Mountain Products, a leader in precision built outdoor equipment, is dedicated to engineering the very best in technical outdoor gear for the serious user. At the core is Easton's proprietary manufacturing of high-strength lightweight aluminum and carbon fiber tubing.

Tents & Shelters

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