MSR Carbon Reflex Tent

At a published weight of two pounds, thirteen ounces, MSR's 'hyperlight' Carbon Reflex 2-man tent sounds perhaps a little too good to be true. The Carbon Reflex employs a mostly traditional, tent-plus-fly double wall design at a weight typically reserved for single wall or solo shelters. If three pounds sounds too heavy, pitch the Carbon Reflex sans body with fly and optional footprint, and you've got a sub-2 pound shelter (more...)

— August 26, 2010

Andy Lewicky is the author and creator of SierraDescents

Michael August 28, 2010 at 8:07 am

Hey Andy, Just got back from a 6 day trip to the Kaweahs and tried another sub-3lb tent - the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2. 2lbs 6 oz. We had a night of hard rain and wind - the tent was brilliant. Zero condensation and solid. Plus it's $370 compared to MSR's $500.

Andy August 28, 2010 at 8:19 am

Michael -- I finally got to see your photography at Yosemite's Tenaya Lodge this past weekend. It looked fantastic. Loved the Lone Pine Peak shot, and of course your signature Yosemite shot. Great stories behind the shots too!

Mike August 29, 2010 at 12:58 pm

Thanks Andy! I am waiting to print my new stuff till after my next trip in about 3 weeks: a trans-Sierra through the heart of evolution country.