BIG AGNES Fly Creek HV UL3 - is extremely lightweight 3-person free standing double wall tent available.
Fly Creek HV UL3 is three person tent for three season. Fly Creek HV won the Backpacker’s Editor’s Choice Award for 2010. This ultralight tent weighs 1.33kg, is double walled, has a big mesh front door and excellent ventilation. It performs well in a wide variety of conditions, but its weak point is lack of strength in high winds.
It is made from high-quality ultralight materials so being gentle with your gear is the price you pay for low weight. Reflective guylines and webbings ensure that you’ll be able to see your tent in camp even after the sunsets.
All of Big Agnes tent seams are taped using a solvent free polyurethane tape so there’s absolutely no need to purchase the seam grip and do it yourself.
Big Agnes says:
"Our award winning Fly Creek tents have been redesigned with steep wall architecture and a vertical door to maximize floor and head space. These features create more livable space so you can be more comfortable in the backcountry. All of the weatherproof and technical features of a three-season tent, with ultralight materials to keep the Fly Creek your go-to, easy to set up shelter when you need to pack ultralight."
If you really want to travel light and don’t need the bug protection leave the tent body at home and pitch with just the footprint (sold separately) and fly. In this configuration it would weigh in at only 1.02 kg.
Tapered from the head to the foot of the tent, the interior of the Fly Creek HV UL 3 measures 168cm at its widest point and stretches a full 224cm in length. Interior space with 3.6m² provides ample room for 3 backpackers or serves as a roomy shelter for two. An integrated vestibule offers 1.1m² of additional weather-protected external storage space. High Volume pole architecture increases the verticality of the sidewalls and the door so that there is more elbow room and livable space inside the tent.
SPECIFICATION / SIZING
Trail Weight: 1.33kg (2lb 15oz) is the weight of the tent components necessary for setup and function
Packed Weight: 1.50kg (3lb 5oz) is the weight with everything included with purchase
Fast Fly Weight: 1.02kg (2lb 4oz) is the weight of the tent in Fast Fly mode
Packed Size: 11 x 50cm (4.5" x 19.5")
Floor Area: 3.6m² (39sq ft)
Head Height: 104cm (41")
Vestibule Area: 1.1m² (12sq ft)
Footprint Weight: 184g (6.5 oz)
Number of Seasons: 3
Number of Doors: 1
Intended Use: Backpacking