Tents

MSR Freelite 1

Review The MSR Freelite 1 is an ultralight 1 person solo tent. The MSR Freelite 1 weighs in at just 1 lbs 10 oz, or 0.74Kg and packs down to just 46 x 15 cm. Although the size and weight are small, the main body of the tent is completely …

Tent Stakes

Tent stakes or pegs (the UK name) often come with tents and occasionally with some other gear. In this case, the purchase is the tent, not the stakes and although the ‘free’ included stakes will be fit for some purpose, they are usually simple aluminum or steal wires bent to …

How to pick a tent

Tents are the most commonly used form of shelter on the trail and there are a number of things to consider when considering how to pick a tent that suits you. Size and shape. Clearly, your tent needs to fit all the occupants but also consider where your gear will …

Big Agnes UL1

Review The Big Agnes UL1 tent is an ultralight 1 person tent. At just 2.1 lbs, this is a fantastically light tent – especially since it is free standing. Only the small vestibule area (big enough for a pack and boots) needs to be secured by a stake (lightweight ones included), …