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Big Agnes Blacktail 3

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The Blacktail 3, 3 person tent is light enough for the backcountry backpacking and strong enough for the front country camping. 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 3 tent 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.

Trail weight 5lb 3oz 2.35kg
Packed weight 5lb 11oz  2.58kg
Fast Fly weight 3lb 14oz 1.76kg
Packed size 22" x 7" 56 x 18cm
Floor size 44ft² 4.1m²
Floor length 90" 229cm
Floor width 70" 178cm
Head height 44" 112cm
Foot height na na
Vestibule area 9ft²/ 9ft² 0.8m² /  0.8m²
Footprint weight 10oz 283g
Footprint Packed Size LxWxH 8" x 5" x 2"  20 x 13 x 5cm


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

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 
4 interior mesh pockets, 2 media pockets & 8 lightweight aluminum hook stakes
Gear loft loops included
Fits the Large Trapezoid, Triangle, Large Wall, Wall & Square gear lofts - sold separately

Trail Weight 5lb 3oz
Packed Weight 5lb 11oz
Fast Fly Weight 3lb 14oz
Packed Size 22" x 7"
Floor Area 44ft²
Head Height 44"
Vestibule Area 9ft²
Seasons 3
Doors 2
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