Have you googled the weight of backpacking (hiking, trekking) backpacking because you are wanting to carry the least amount of weight? That makes perfect sense.
Based on average popular backpacking (hiking, trekking) tents weighs around 3.36 lbs /1.52 kgs
Now I have answered the main question, would like to share some detail and answer additional questions relating to weight.
To help to understand weight have research popular backpacking (hiking, trekking) tents weight.
Backpacking Weight by Type
|Product Name||Weight||Pack Size|
|Big Agnes Fly Creek HV 2 Carbon||1.39 lbs||18.5 x 5 in|
|NEMO Hornet Elite||2.00 lbs||19 x 5 in|
|Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL2||2.36 lbs||19 x 4 in|
|Big Agnes Tiger Wall UL2||2.56 lbs||18 x 5.5 in|
|Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2||3.06 lbs||19.5 x 4 in|
|NEMO Dragonfly 2||3.16 lbs||19.5 x 4.5 in|
|Marmot Tungsten UL2||3.70 lbs||18 x 7 in|
|The North Face Triarch 2||3.75 lbs||22 x 7 in|
|NEMO Dagger 2||3.76 lbs||19.5 x 6.5 in|
|Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL3||3.81 lbs||20 x 4.5 in|
|MSR Hubba Hubba NX||3.81 lbs||18 x 6 in|
|Hilleberg Anjan 2 GT||4.64 lbs||19 x 6 in|
|Kelty Dirt Motel 2||4.81 lbs||15 x 6 in|
|REI Half Dome 2 Plus||5.31 lbs||20.5 x 7 in|
|Marmot Limelight 2||5.63 lbs||22 x 8 in|
What is the lightest tent for backpacking?
The lightest tent for backpacking is the Big Agnes Fly Creek HV 2 Carbon at 1.39 lbs or .63 kg with an 18.5 x 5 in packed size
How heavy should backpacking be?
A backpacking tent weighs between 2 to 2.5 lbs per person. Remember when backpacking with multiple people, you can either split the weight by dividing the tent, rainfly, poles, or take turns carrying the tent.
When backpacking, how do i carry the backpacking tent?
When backpacking, best to carry the backpacking tent inside the backpack close to your back around the shoulders.
This will give you a better weight distribution and keep your balance.
Another good reason to pack the tent towards the top of your backpack.
The tent is the first thing you need when setting up camp is your tent and the last thing you pack away when you leave, especially if it’s raining.
When packing your tent and are struggling for room in your backpack attach the tent poles to the outside of your backpack.
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