Tents

Deal of the Week: Black Diamond Distance Tent

Save money, and weight, with this ultralight shelter.

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Weighing just over 1.5 pounds, the Black Diamond Distance is a lightweight, minimalist tent for two. It’s a bit snug inside, but you probably won’t mind given the weight savings. This shelter requires trekking poles to set up: Black Diamond’s Z Poles are designed to screw into the tent’s brow pole, but other companies’ poles will work as well with an included adapter.  Despite some trekking-pole shelters being difficult to set up, our testers had no such problems with the Distance. “I put it up in less than five minutes by myself on my first try,” one tester says. You can buy this ultralight shelter now for 25 percent off its $265 retail price at REI, making the Distance $197.93.