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Two-person tents that weigh less than 1kg

Written by Fiona

April 03 2020

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

3 Season

Height: 86cm

Length: 213cm

Two entrances

Weight: 798g without pegs and bags

NORDISK Telemark 2 Carbon ULW Tent

3 Season

Height: 100cm

Length 220cm

Single Entrance

Weight 898g without pegs and bags

TERRA NOVA Solar Photon 2 Tent

3 Season

Height: 100cm

Length: 225cm /

Single Entrance

Weight: 822g without pegs and bag

BIG AGNES Tiger Wall 2 Platinum Tent

3 Season

Height: 99cm

Length: 219cm

Two entrances

Weight 904g without pegs and bags

NEMO Hornet 2P Tent

3 Season

Height: 98cm

Length: 216cm

Two entrances

Weight 926g without pegs and bags.

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