Blacktail 4 Tent

SKU:
SS206546
Tent Design:
Two Skin
Season Rating:
3 Season
Weighs:
3444g (excludes pegs & bags)
Freestanding:
Yes
Entrances:
2
Set-up Option:
Footprint & Fly
Tent Capacity:
3+ Person

The Blacktail tent offers campers who don't go out as regularly a solid design and well made tent. With a large sized inner and practical mix of mesh and fabric - they are a bit heavier than other tents in the range but …

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The Blacktail tent offers campers who don't go out as regularly a solid design and well made tent. With a large sized inner and practical mix of mesh and fabric - they are a bit heavier than other tents in the range but they are more durable and offer fantastic value for money.

Big Agnes says

The Blacktail two, three, and four-person tents are light enough for the backcountry, and strong enough for the front country. A tried and true shelter with excellent value for backpackers who want a super comfortable tent after a long day on the trail. The Blacktail series of tents offers spacious sleeping areas with easy access through two, side-entry doors and vestibules, making early morning entry and exit with a tent-mate more stealth when nature calls.

Our Verdict

Big Agnes' 2020 Blacktail 4 Tent is a good sized 4 person backpacking tent with two entrances and two porches - one of the most convenient designs available. While it's not among the lightest in this design it has good head height, internal space and offers a more durable set up with the choice of materials used. 

The tent uses a classic pole design that is strong enough to stand up to the weather while providing a good space inside. The materials used are heavier than Big Agnes normally use but this results in a stronger, more hardwearing and less expensive shelter. The inner tent is a good mix of fabric and mesh so that there's protection from wind and rain, and it also has good ventilation making the tent suitable for a range of conditions. 

With two entrances, two porches and plenty of internal storage the Blacktail series are well thought out tents that come in at a decent price - Big Agnes has achieved this by taking one step back from the ultra-light, ultra-expensive fabrics used in other designs.

- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear

Features

  • Light enough for the backcountry, strong enough for the front country
  • Features two doors and two vestibules
  • Storm flaps on vestibule zipper
  • Symmetrical pole structure with pre-bent poles for increased head space
  • Dual-zipper door is smooth closing and the discrete seam design creates a clean, modern aesthetic
  • Dual-zipper door allows for easy entry. Use only one zipper for quick reach-through access
  • Quick Stash door keeper on tent body door makes stowing unzipped door quick and easy
  • Media pockets enable clean earbud-cord routing from phones or other devices
  • Two fly vents for increased air flow and reduced condensation
  • Low Vent feature on the vestibule doors for more air flow while still providing vestibule coverage
  • Ready to pitch; with pre-cut guylines and tensioners attached to fly
  • Reflective guy lines and webbing on tent corners
  • To extend the life of your tent floor we recommend using a Big Agnes footprint - sold separately
  • Multiple interior loops for attaching gear lofts, accessories and mtnGLO® Tent & Camp Lights
  • Fast Fly setup available

Specifications

Our Specs

  • Inner tent weighs: 1156g
  • Flysheet weighs: 1104g
  • Poleset weighs: 1184g
  • Total weight for comparison: 3444g (excludes pegs and bags)
  • 8 pegs supplied weigh: 110g
  • Footprint sold separately

Big Agnes Specs

  • Trail weight (excludes pegs): 7lb 5oz / 3.32kg
  • Packed weight: 7b 13oz / 3.54kg
  • Fast fly weight: 5lb 10oz / 2.58kg
  • Packed size: 22" x 8" / 56 x 20cm
  • Floor area: 60ft² / 5.6m²
  • Floor length: 96" / 244cm
  • Floor width: 90" / 229cm
  • Head height: 50" / 127cm
  • Vestibule area: 11ft²/ 11ft² / 1.0m² / 1.0m²

Construction & Materials

  • Fly and floor are polyester
  • Fly and floor have 1500mm waterproof polyurethane coating
  • Tent body is polyester breathable and polyester mesh
  • All seams taped with waterproof polyurethane tape
  • Lightweight aluminum pole system with prebends
  • Plastic clips attach tent body to pole frame
  • 6 interior mesh pockets, 2 media pockets & 8 lightweight aluminum hook stakes
  • Gear loft loops included
  • Fits the Triangle, Trapezoid, Large Trapezoid, Triangle, Large Wall, Wall, and Square gear lofts - sold separately

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Big Agnes Blacktail 4 Tent

Blacktail 4 Tent

£279.99
RRP: £299.99
You save: £20.00 (6%)
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