Deal of the Week: Tents
Backcountry.com is here to hook you up with the perfect tent, offering huge discounts on everything from single person tents to 8-person party tents.
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For climbers, a tent can often become a second home. We spend just as many nights under a nylon rain fly dreaming about the send as we do tossing and turning in our bed at home, wishing we were under that rain fly. Backcountry.com is here to hook you up with the perfect tent, offering huge discounts on everything from single person tents to 8-person party tents.
As usual, we receive a portion of the sales—the listed items have not been tested by the editors.
MSR Zoic Tent: 2-Person 3-Season
$297.46 (15% off, was $349.95)
This is a lightweight and comfortable two-person tent, ideal for a good night’s sleep in the backcountry. The Zoic weighs just over 3 pounds, so it won’t weigh you down on the long walk in, but it also has a spacious floor plan for a lightweight tent, meaning you and your partner can get some solid and uncramped rest before tomorrow’s climb.
Buy the Zoic Tent: 2-Person 3-Season at Backcountry.com
Eureka Kohana 4 Tent: 4-Person 3-Season
$198.71 (25% off, was $264.95)
For camping close to the car with your family or three close friends, the Kohana is a great option. It is a spacious dwelling, with a floor plan of 8ft x 7ft 6in and a head height of 4ft 8in. Two poles and hook attachments make for an easy setup and the durable polyester floor and walls means you’ll have the Kohana for a long, long time.
Buy the Kohana 4 Tent: 4-Person 3-Season at Backcountry.com
MSR Hubba NX Tent: 1-Person 3-Season
$303.96 (20% off, was $379.95)
For solo excursions in the backcountry when the weather is too inclement to sleep on the dirt, this 1-person tent from MSR is a lovely place to call home. It weighs just over 2lbs and packs down quite small so it isn’t a nuisance in the pack, while the rain fly and bathtub floor keeps you dry. The streamlined single pole setup allows you to pitch it quickly and easily by yourself.
Buy the Hubba NX Tent: 1-Person 3-Season at Backcountry.com
Eureka Timberline SQ 2XT Tent: 2-Person 3-Season
$206.21 (25% off, was $274.95)
When it comes to weather protection and durability, the Timberline SQ 2XT is hard to beat. Its A-frame design with DAC poles stands strong in high winds, and the full coverage rain fly and bathtub floor ensures you stay dry when the rain blows in.
Buy the Timberline SQ 2XT Tent: 2-Person 3-Season at Backcountry.com
Marmot Tungsten Ultralight Hatchback 3-Person Fly
$294.71 (25% off, was $392.95)
For a 3-person tent, the Tungsten Ultralight is as ultralight as it gets. It has a packed weight of 3lbs 5oz and a trail weight of 2lbs 14oz, which between three people is a negligible amount of poundage. It also features an incredibly spacious awning for storing your gear and keeping it protected from the elements.
Buy the Tungsten Ultralight Hatchback 3-Person Fly at Backcountry.com
Eureka Copper Canyon LX: 3-Season 8-Person
$352.46 (25% off, was $469.95)
When on climbing trips in the black-fly-infested south or mosquito-infested north, spend your after-hours in comfort and class with the Copper Canyon LX. This thing is 7ft tall with 130 sq ft of floor space, allowing plenty of room for you and all your buddies to have dinner, sprawl out your gear, play cards, have a dance party, and fall asleep.
Buy the Copper Canyon LX: 3-Season 8-Person at Backcountry.com
ALPS Mountaineering Koda 2 Tent: 2-Person 3-Season
$119.96 (25% off, was $159.95)
The Koda is a great tent at a budget price for close to the car camping trips. It is constructed of a durable polyester with urethane coating for water resistance. The half-mesh walls allow for ventilation on hot summer nights, while the rain fly offers protection from the elements for you in the tent and your gear under the two large vestibules.
Buy the Koda 2 Tent: 2-Person 3-Season at Backcountry.com
Eureka Suma Tent: 2-Person 3-Season
$116.21 (25% off, was $154.95)
The Suma is yet another excellent budget option for a 2-person tent. This one however is still on the lighter side of things, weighing just 3lbs 14oz. The Suma has a single door and vestibule, along with a gear loft and internal mesh pockets to keep your things organized.
Buy the Suma Tent: 2-Person 3-Season at Backcountry.com
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