Big Agnes Scout 1 Platinum
If trekking alone in the backcountry, you’ll need a quality one-person tent to keep you protected from the elements. Backpacker’s tent reviews have all of the information you need to choose the best model for your needs from the top tents and brands.
It's everything you need on a light-and-fast hike, and nothing you don't.
Minimalist Bug Shelter
It’s one of the lightest solo models out there, even before swapping the tent poles (3.9 ounces) for trekking poles.
It has the best performance-to-weight ratio of the bunch.
This solo tent can take a beating
Pack ultralight—but legit—weather protection with this solo bivy.
This versatile solo tent is a castle for one and an ultralight shelter for two.
Solo tents sometimes feel coffin-tight, but this nonfreestanding, double-wall dome is supremely livable.
Reinforced guyout points deliver above-average durability, and an optional mesh net enhances protection in buggy areas.
Solo hikers get a near-perfect balance between livability and weight savings.
This shelter disappears in your pack—like any good bivy—but tent-like upgrades make it way more livable than most.
This non-freestanding shelter blends the best features of tents and tarps, offering bug protection and a ballroom-size vestibule for about a pound per person.
As luxurious as a portable shade tree and open to welcome breezes, it offers cool refuge for four in hot conditions.
Lightweight, but sturdy tents for the solo camper.
Deluxe features and headroom for a relatively low weight.
A lightweight tent that doesn't skimp on weather protection.
A freestanding tent that tarp lovers will love.
If low weight is your prime tent priority, put this shelter at the top of your shopping list.