There are several lightweight single-man tents available on the market, and the best one for you will depend on your specific needs and preferences. Here are three options to consider.

1.MSR Hubba NX: This freestanding tent is designed for solo backpacking and weighs just 1120 grams. It features a spacious interior with a vestibule for gear storage.

2. Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL1: This ultralight tent weighs just 1130 grams and packs down to a small size. It has a single-pole design and features a large vestibule for gear storage.

3. Nemo Hornet OSMO: This tent is designed for fast and light adventures. It has a single-pole design and features two doors and vestibules for easy access and gear storage.

Keep in mind that while lightweight tents can be convenient for backpacking and other outdoor activities, they may sacrifice some durability and weather protection compared to heavier, more robust tents. It’s important to choose a tent that meets your needs and will keep you comfortable and protected in the conditions you expect to encounter.


Our Pick

MSR Hubba NX


Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL Bikepacking Tent



Weight (grams) 1120g 1130g 820g
Pros Possibility to add Hubba Gear Shed vestibule for two times the storage space

Head height is maintained over a wide area
Compact Poles:
“Short Stik” poles, which are an impressive 4 inch (10 cm) shorter than standard poles, making it easier to stash on your handle bars or panniers.

Storage: Number of handy storage pockets inside. 
Ultralight Design: Ultralight and designed for weight-conscious backpackers.

Spacious Foot area:
The triangulated area for the feet again improve the living space and protect the sleeping bag from condensation.
Seasons 3 season 3 season 3 season
Entrances 1 1 2
Freestanding Yes Yes Yes
Front or side entrance Side Side Front
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