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MSR Access 1 Person Tent - The Access 1 Person Tent by MSR is the best solo tent for winter backcountry trips. The new Access tents let you spend comfortable days in the winter backcountry without hauling around heavy mountaineering tents. Warm, light and strong, these tents provide skiers, split-boarders and other touring users with a robust home base for their mountain pursuits. The Access 1 has a unique central support frame design that optimizes interior space and is easy to set up in cold conditions. The Easton Syclone poles stand up to high winds and heavy snow loads while providing a comfortable living space. A large vestibule protects gear, freeing up more livable room inside the tent. The durable fabric offers full protection and warmth in cold weather and in snow conditions found at tree line. Lighter than their mountaineering tents and warmer than their backpacking tents, the MSR Access 1 Person Tent is the perfect winter home away from home.

- Outdoorplay

An ultralight, four-season solo tent, the Access 1 winter touring tent was built to meet the needs of backcountry skiers, splitboarders and snowshoers. Lighter than a mountaineering tent, but warmer than a three-season backpacking tent, it offers ample comfort on cold winter nights, yet remains light in your pack while skiing or hiking. The tent features a central-support frame that withstands overnight snow loading, and offers generous space inside for bulky gear. Ideal for the protected winter conditions found near tree-line, the Access 1 tent strikes the perfect balance of winter-grade warmth without the weight. Ultralight Warmth: Limited mesh on the tent body keeps in all that hard-earned warmth on cold nights, while the tent's light design keeps you nimble while on the move. EastonA(R) Syclone(TM) Poles: Cutting-edge composite materials resist breaking in challenging winter conditions. Robust Frame: Central-support frame optimizes interior space and resists snow loading. Quick Setup: Perfect for cold environments. Additional Features: DuraShield(TM)-coated fabrics and taped bathtub floor; one door; one internal pocket; multiple guy points. Color Orange Capacity 1 Minimum Weight (Standard) 3 lbs 0 oz Minimum Weight (Metric) 1.37 kg Packed Weight (Standard) 3 lbs 8 oz Packed Weight (Metric) 1.6 kg Floor Area (Standard) 19 sq. ft Floor Area (Metric) 1.76 sq. m Vestibule Area (Standard) 9 sq. ft Vestibule Area (Metric) 0.23 sq. m Tent Volume (Standard) 32 cu. ft Tent Volume (Metric) 906 liters Number of Poles 2 EastonA(R) Syclone(TM) Interior Peak Height (Standard) 40 in Interior Peak Height (Metric) 1.01 cm Packed Size (Standard) 18 x 6 in Packed Size (Metric) 46 x 15 cm Number of Doors 1 Freestanding Yes Rainfly Fabric 20D ripstop nylon 1200mm Durashield(TM) polyurethane & silicone Canopy Fabric 20D ripstop nylon & DWR Mesh Type 10D polyester micro-mesh Floor Fabric 30D ripstop nylon 3000mm Durashield(TM) polyurethane & DWR Vestibule Volume (Metric) 241 liters Vestibule Volume (Standard) 8.5 cu. ft

- Bentgate.com

MSR Camp & Hike Access 1 Ultralight Tent - 1 Person 4 Season 9544. This ultralight four-season solo tent is lighter than a mountaineering tent but warmer than a three-season backpacking tent. It offers ample comfort on cold winter nights yet remains light in your pack while you ski or hike. The tent features a central-support frame that withstands overnight snow loading and offers generous space inside for bulky gear.

- CampSaver.com

Ideal for snow camping, the 4-season MSR Access 1 tent strikes the perfect balance of warmth and weight. Whether you're skinning or snowshoeing, you'll love calling it home.


The MSR Access 1 Tent is a backcountry tent for the solo adventurer seeking cold winter weather. From the sturdy and strong Easton; Syclone; poles to the durable fabrics that protect and offer warmth in the frigid temps, this'll hold up against extreme weather situations. The single door entry opens up to a single vestibule where you can store you gear while you sit up in a seated position offering 41 inches of height. Sets up fast, even in the cold, so you can hunker down in your sleeping bag for the night, resting up for whatever tomorrow has in store. Features of the MSR Access 1 Tent Strong Easton? Syclone? poles resist breaking Unique central support frame optimizes interior space, resists Snow loading Lighter than our mountaineering tents, warmer than our backpacking tents Unified frame is easy to set up in cold conditions

- Moosejaw