Weight is critical if you are going to be carrying a tent while backpacking or during an adventure race. The quest for many is a two-person tent that weighs less than 1kg. You will generally have to pay a premium for a lightweight tent. The designs of lightweight tents and the materials and fabrics utilised tend to command higher prices. However, a tent is usually a long-term investment and, personally, I prefer to carry less while walking or adventure racing.
Ultra lightweight two-person tents
Here are five tents that weigh less than 1kg to recommend. They can be purchased from a range of retailers.
MSR Carbon Reflex 2 person Tent
Weight: 798g without pegs and bags
NORDISK Telemark 2 Carbon ULW Tent
Weight 898g without pegs and bags
TERRA NOVA Solar Photon 2 Tent
Length: 225cm /
Weight: 822g without pegs and bag
BIG AGNES Tiger Wall 2 Platinum Tent
Weight 904g without pegs and bags
NEMO Hornet 2P Tent
Weight 926g without pegs and bags.
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