MSR Carbon Reflex 1

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This is a very impressive tent from MSR. It is a bit…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
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.


  • Lightweight
  • Well-made
  • Weather proof


  • Pricey

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit MSR's Carbon Reflex 1 page.

Retailers' Descriptions

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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.


MSR Carbon Reflex 1 TentBe well protected while staying in the great outdoors with this MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Tent. This excellent tent from MSR features a vestibule area of 9.5 sq. ft. and a tent area of 17 sq. ft., giving you plenty of room to sleep on your adventure or just shelter yourself from the weather. This tent is ideal for one person. It has an interior height of 37 in., adding to its overall size. This tent has been designed with high quality materials to give you a superior product that will last you for many adventures in the future. The efficient design of this tent coupled with its carbon fiber poles make this tent almost 1 pound lighter than the MSR Hubba while providing you with a comparable volume. It is very easy to set so that just about anyone can do it. Plus, it is very lightweight, allowing you to carry it easily. Have lots of fun in the great outdoors with this MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Tent.

- SunnySports

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.


On Sale. Free Shipping. MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Person Tent FEATURES of the MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Person Tent Storage: Full front vestibule and large door for easy access to gear Fast Set Up: Simple, non-freestanding design shaves extra weight SPECIFICATIONS of the MSR Carbon Reflex 1 Person Tent Capacity: 1 Person Doors: 1 Minimum Weight: 2 lbs 2 oz / 0.97 kg Packaged Weight: 2 lbs 8 oz / 1.14 kg Fast and Light Weight: 1 lb 3 oz / 0.55 kg Floor + Vestibule: 17 + 9.5 square feet / 1.6 + 0.9 square meter Livable Volume Tent / Vestibule: 21 + 8.5 cubic feet / 595 + 240 liter Interior Peak Height: 37in. / 94 cm Livable Volume: 21 + 8.5 cubic feet / 595 + 240 liter Dimension: 20 x 6in. / 51 x 15 cm

- Moosejaw