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Big Agnes Blacktail 3 Tent

Big Agnes Blacktail 3 Tent
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The Blacktail two, three, and four-person tents are light enough for the backcountry, and strong enough for the front country.

A tried and true shelter with excellent value for backpackers who want a super comfortable tent after a long day on the trail. The Blacktail series of tents offers spacious sleeping areas with easy access through two, side-entry doors and vestibules, making early morning entry and exit with a tent-mate more stealth when nature calls.

Floor Area: 4.1m² / 44ft²
Weight: 2.35kg / 5.18lbs
Vestibule Area: 0.8m² + 0.8m² / 9ft² + 9ft²
Design Type: Freestanding

Features

Light enough for the backcountry, strong enough for the front country

Features two doors and two vestibules

Storm flaps on vestibule zipper

Symmetrical pole structure with pre-bent poles for increased head space

Dual-zipper door is smooth closing and the discrete seam design creates a clean, modern aesthetic

Dual-zipper door allows for easy entry. Use only one zipper for quick reach-through access

Quick Stash door keeper on tent body door makes stowing unzipped door quick and easy

Media pockets enable clean earbud-cord routing from phones or other devices

Two fly vents for increased air flow and reduced condensation

Low Vent feature on the vestibule doors for more air flow while still providing vestibule coverage

Ready to pitch; with pre-cut guylines and tensioners attached to fly

Reflective guy lines and webbing on tent corners

To extend the life of your tent floor we recommend using a Big Agnes footprint - sold separately

Multiple interior loops for attaching gear lofts, accessories and mtnGLO® Tent & Camp Lights

Fast Fly setup available

Recommended Use

Backpacking

Seasons

3 Season  

Sleeping Capacity  

3 Person

Weight

2.35 kg / 5.18 lbs

Floor Area

4.1 m² / 44 ft²

Vestibule Area

0.8m² + 0.8m² / 9ft² + 9ft² 

Peak Height

112 cm / 44 in

Packed Size

18 x 56 cm / 7 x 22 in 

Floor Dimensions

224 x 178 cm / 90 x 70 in 

Number of Doors

2 Doors

Number of Poles

3 Poles

Pole Material

Aluminum

Pole Diameter

9 mm

Fly Fabric

Polyester/polyurethane coating

Tent Body

Breathable polyester/polyester mesh

Floor Fabric

Polyester/polyurethane coating

Design Type

Freestanding

Footprint

Sold Separately

Footprint Weight

283 g / 10 oz

Gear Lofts

Sold Separately – fits square

Fly and floor are polyester

Fly and floor have 1500mm waterproof polyurethane coating

Tent body is polyester breathable and polyester mesh

All seams taped with waterproof polyurethane tape

Lightweight aluminum pole system with prebends

Plastic clips attach tent body to pole frame 

4 interior mesh pockets, 2 media pockets & 8 lightweight aluminum hook stakes

Gear loft loops included

Fits the Large Trapezoid, Triangle, Large Wall, Wall & Square gear lofts - sold separately

Tent and Footprint Cleaning and Care Instructions:

Storage:

Always make sure your tent is dry and free of debris before storing. Fold and roll your tent a different way each time to avoid permanent creases. Store in a cool, dry place. Never leave your tent in hot temperatures (such as a car trunk or attic space) for long periods of time, as it will damage the material coatings. Storing your tent damp can result in mildew growth, which may cause your tent to smell, leak, or delaminate. Mildew damage is not covered under warranty.

Cleaning:

For light cleaning, sponge the product with warm water (not hot).

For more thorough cleaning you will need:
-Wash basin (or bath tub)-Warm water (not hot)
-Waterproof Gear Cleaner (we recommend products like Nikwax Tech Wash)
-Sponge

1. Submerge your gear in warm, clean water. Gently agitate with hands. Empty dirty water. Repeat until most of the excess dirt/grime is removed and water is mostly clear.
2. Apply waterproof gear specific wash and gently work into fabric with sponge.
3. Rinse gear thoroughly.
4. Hang it up to dry.
5. Triple check that your gear is completely dry before storage or use.

*Do not dry clean or machine-wash. Detergents and dry cleaning solvents will damage the fabric and ruin waterproofing.
*Never use hot water, bleach, liquid detergents, or dishwashing liquids.
*Allow to dry COMPLETELY before storage or use.
*Avoid prolonged direct sunlight as UV exposure can compromise waterproofing.

Seam Sealing:

Big Agnes tents are seam sealed as part of our manufacturing process! This seam tape alone is durable enough to prevent water leakage. Any seams that have been taped do not need to be seam sealed with a liquid sealer unless you want extra protection. Make sure the seam-sealer is completely dry before re-packing your tent. Damage caused by misapplication may void warranty.

Zippers:

Keeping your zippers clean will help keep the coils and sliders from wearing out. If filled with dirt, vacuum or brush zippers before storing tent. We recommend Gear Aid Zipper Cleaner and Lubricant.

All Big Agnes tents are guaranteed against manufacturing or material defect. We do not warranty products damaged from normal wear and tear, alteration made by owner, misuse, accidents or damages caused by uses other than intended. Damage due to misuse, normal wear and tear, or improper care may be repaired, at the discretion of Big Agnes, at a reasonable charge. Tents returned for repair must be clean and free of debris.

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Part Numbers

UPC MPN Store SKU
841487130022 TBT330 TEN379354830

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