Mark III

Mark III

1-3 person

"Stuffed" MARK III

Stuff Sack

Mark V

Mark II

3-5 person

Tarp Tent

ultra light backpacking tent

1 person


Mark III Backpacking Tent (1 to 3 Person)


Backpacking Tent 1 lb. 3.5 oz. and 3.5’ tall. 3 man max. or two with gear.

That’s right!  These are serious tents at as light a weight as we could make them.  Solid 185T polyester!  PU1000 coated.

Light!  And yet great for short trips, too. 

Product Description:

Single-wall design boasts low weight, while its single center pole architecture creates a stable and tight structure

As a backpacking style tent, full vestibule space is built in.

The fabric is ideal for single-wall tents, not water repellent but water proof coated polyester, T185 treated to 1000 pu.

Only one tent pole, light and compact, and also lessening the need to carry weight by having the options of mounting using hiking pole or cord or pole found at site.

With two hikers the total weight even with pole splits to 14 ounces each.

Tensioned fabric makes the tent quiet in heavy winds.

Stuffsack slightly oversized for ease of stuffing. Compression instructions included.

Comes with stakes, stake bag, guylines, stuff sack, instruction/care card, information sheet

All seams factory sealed

Average minimum weight specification is based on tent only


Sleeping capacity: 3 (see chart – this model requires setup with rope in order to sleep 3, otherwise 2 with equipment)

Average minimum weight: 1 lbs. 3.5 oz.

Weight with stuffsack: 1 lbs. 4 oz.

Weight of stakes and stuffsack: 3.4 oz.

Weight of pole set: 4.6 oz.

Floor area: 52.9 square feet

Floor dimensions:  91 by 120 inches

Height: 3.5 feet

Vestibule area: included

Floor fabric: none; requires groundcloth

Pole material: Aluminum

Pole: Four section pole, plus folding rear tensioning rod.  Packs to 12″ long

Packed size: 4.75 x 6.5 inches

Fire resistant to CAPI-84 standards

NOTE : This is our new version with larger grommets, a folding line tensioner, a 4 joint center pole








Guarantee – ten day return for any reason.  One year guarantee for manufacturing flaws.  Obviously excludes abuse or fire (sparks) or a tree fall or other acts of God.

Mark III with wing out




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