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FreeLite™ 1 Ultralight Backpacking Tent

FreeLite™ 1 Ultralight Backpacking Tent

Our lightest freestanding solo tent.
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Designed for backpackers and adventurers who want to make the most of their time outdoors, the FreeLite 1 offers the comfort of a backpacking tent in an ultralight design that won’t weigh you down or take up much room in your pack. With its unified freestanding frame, it sets up quickly to offer soloists plenty of headroom—great for sitting up and planning the next day’s adventure, whether it’s hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail, mountain biking the Flume Trail, or sport climbing on the South shore. The ventilating micromesh canopy and large, easy-access door are just a few of this liberating tent’s livable features that make you feel free to tackle it all.
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  • Ultralight: Our lightest freestanding, double-wall solo tent provides full protection without a big weight penalty.
  • Easy Access: Large door offers access to spacious interior for comfort and convenience on longer backcountry trips.
  • Ventilation: Micromesh canopy offers maximum ventilation, moisture control and bug-free protection.
2 lbs 10 oz
1 lbs 10 oz
0.74 kg
1 lbs 15 oz
0.89 kg
2 lbs 7 oz
1.09 kg
18 sq. ft
1.67 sq. m
9 sq. ft
0.83 sq. m
23 cu. ft
1 Aluminum 7000 Series
651 liters
36 in
91 cm
18 x 6 in
46 x 15 cm
15D Nylon Ristop 1200mm Durashield™ polyurethane & silicone
10D polyester micro-mesh
15D Ripstop Nylon 1200mm Durashield™ polyurethane & DWR
Cancer and reproductive harm
198 liters
7 cu. ft

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