MSR Carbon Reflex 1
Source: tested or reviewed it for the manufacturer (Kept)
This is a very impressive tent from MSR. It is a bit expensive so I gave it 4.5 stars instead of 5, but wow, this is a great tent. If you go backpacking more than twice a year, I would say it's worth the price. It is a very light tent, yet pretty sturdy... all thanks to the carbon fiber poles. Check out my video review to see the tent in action and learn more about the Carbon Reflex 1.
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The MSR Carbon Reflex 1 tent is the lightest, double-wall solo tent weve ever made, crossing the barrier from ultralight to hyperlight. Utilizing the latest fabrics and cutting edge carbon fiber poles, weve engineered a tent thats ideal for any ultralight, 3-season adventure youre ready to take onfrom bike touring through Central America to lightweight weekends. The best thing about the Carbon Reflex series tents, however, is what we didnt take outlivability. Packing over 7 ft. (2.2 m) of length, plenty of room to sit up in and a roomy vestibule, were continuing to prove our philosophy that traveling ultralight should increase your comfortnot compromise it.
The Carbon Reflex 1 is the lightest, double-wall solo tent MSR has ever made, crossing the barrier from ultralight to hyperlight Utilizing the latest fabricsand cutting edge carbon fiber poles, they engineered a tent that's ideal for any ultralight, 3-season adventure you're ready to take on from bike touring through Central America to lightweight weekends The best thing about the Carbon Reflex series tents however is what we didn't take out livability Packing over 7 ft (2 2 m) of length, plenty of room to sit up in and a roomy vestibule Traveling ultralight should increase your comfort not compromise it
The Carbon Reflex 1 tent is the lightest, double-wall solo tent from MSR. It crosses the barrier from ultralight to hyperlight, and is ideal for any 3-season adventure you're ready to take on. And one of the best things about the Carbon Reflex 1 is its livability-it packs over 7 ft. of length, has plenty of room to sit up in and includes a roomy vestibule. Comparable to the MSR Hubba tent in volume, the carbon fiber poles and efficient design make the Carbon Reflex 1 nearly a pound lighter. Much lighter and stronger than aluminum, cutting-edge carbon fiber poles reduce frame weight by up to 30% over aluminum while adding significant strength. Unique geometry provides ample center height and steep sidewalls to maximize usable space; non-freestanding design saves precious weight. Clip construction ensures a fast and easy setup. Taped DuraShield(R)-coated fly and bathtub floor are durable and waterproof; all-mesh body offers livability beyond your expectations. 4 internal mesh pockets organize small gear. For a lightweight setup during nice weather, leave tent body behind; use the rainfly and footprint (sold separately) with the poles and stakes.
The Carbon Reflex 1 Tent holds the record of being the lightest double-wall tent that MSR has ever made. Carbon fiber poles, lightweight nylon fabric, and a unique two-pole design helps this tent get in just over the two-pound mark, so you barely notice it in your pack.