Big Agnes Inc. Blacktail 4 Tent with Footprint and Gear Loft

Big Agnes Inc. Blacktail 4 Tent with Footprint and Gear Loft
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The Blacktail four-person tent offers spacious sleeping areas for a pair or family of campers. Easy access through two, side-entry doors and vestibules makes climbing over your tent mate for an early morning bathroom run a thing of the past. An excellent value for the entry-level backpacker or those who just want a super comfortable tent to bring on the trail.

Specs + Sizing

Trail Weight 8lb 4oz / 3.74kg
Packed Weight 8lb 15oz / 4.05kg
Fast Fly Weight 6lb 6oz / 2.89kg
Packed Size 7" x 23" / 18 x 58cm
Floor Area 66 sq ft / 6.1 m²
Head Height 55" / 140cm
Vestibule Area 12 sq ft / 12 sq ft / 1.1 m²
Number of Seasons   3
Number of Doors 2


Features two doors and two vestibules

Storm flaps on vestibule zipper

Symmetrical pole structure simplifies set up

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

Media pockets located above sleeping area enable clean ear bud cord routing from phones or other devices

Two fly vents

Velcro tabs connect fly to pole structure providing perfect pitch and extra stability

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

Reflective guylines and webbing on tent corners

Footprint - Included

Fits the Large Wall & Large Trapezoid gear lofts - sold separately

Gear loft loops included

*Trail Weight vs *Packed Weight: 

Unless otherwise noted, all published weights in our catalog and website are “trail weights”; the weight of the tent components necessary for setup and function. Packed weight is the weight with everything included with purchase.

*Fast Fly Weight is the weight of the tent in Fast Fly mode; fly, footprint, poles, stakes (footprint sold separately)

Construction + Materials

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, solvent-free polyurethane tape (No PVC or VOC's)

Lightweight aluminum pole system with press fit connectors

Plastic clips attach tent body to pole frame

4 interior mesh pockets, 2 media pockets & 12 lightweight aluminum hook stakes


Blacktail 2-4 Series