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Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1

3 Season / 1 Person / Mixed Inner / Height: 94cm, Length 229cm / Single Entrance
Weighs 996g (excludes pegs & bags)
Code: SS14631
  • £369.99
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UOG TOP PICK - Big Agnes Copper Spur Series - Best for ultralight internal height and volume - We've singled out Big Agnes's Copper Spur series because they are truly freestanding with good headroom, near vertical walls and two decent sized porches (except Copper Spur UL1) for this class of tent.

Big Agnes says:

We make Copper Spur tents a risk-free investment: full-featured, ultralight backpacking shelters that are truly easy to pack, set-up and inhabit. Dual doors and steep vertical walls make long trips with a partner or two comfortable. There’s enough internal space to ensure that windy, rainy afternoons spent playing dominoes will be easy like Sunday morning.

We really like Big Agnes's Copper Spur series of tents because they are not much heavier than the Fly Creek but they are truly freestanding and you get a good head height which is maintained over a relatively wide area due to the cross pole arrangement.

The walls are nearly vertical and there is a good mix of fabric and mesh on the inner tent - this give a good compromise between privacy, warmth and wind resistance - making it suitable for a wide range of conditions.

The Copper Spur UL 1 has a decent size porch for a tent in this category and an internal mesh pocket for bits and bobs. External storm guying points at the business end give reassurance for windy conditions.

- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear

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  • We did it again! Updated for 2014, same tent but even lighter than before!
  • Three season, free standing, ultralight backpacking tent
  • DAC Featherlite NFL pole system with press fit connectors, and lightweight hubs - featuring eco-friendly anodizing
  • All DAC poles made from TH72M aluminum: the latest technology in lightweight tent poles featuring improved durability
  • DAC HClip attaches tent body to cross pole
  • Fly is ultralight silicone treated nylon rip-stop with a 1200mm waterproof polyurethane coating
  • Floor is ultralight silicone treated nylon rip-stop with a 1200mm waterproof polyurethane coating
  • Tent body is ultra lightweight nylon and polyester mesh
  • Mesh body offers excellent ventilation
  • Hub/pole design makes set up quick and easy
  • DAC Twist Clips attach tent body to the pole frame for quick and easy set-up
  • Tent body has single rainbow door
  • Single vestibules with single stake out and storm flap over zipper
  • Interior mesh pocket
  • Reflective guyline and reflective webbing on tent corners for nighttime visibility
  • All seams taped with waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane (No PVC or VOC's) tape
  • 8 Superlight aluminum J stakes - featuring eco-friendly anodizing - included
  • Gear loft loops included: Fits Big Agnes WALL gear loft - sold separately
  • Footprint sold separately
  • Color: Cool Gray/ Terra Cotta

UOG specs:

  • Inner tent weighs 342g
  • Flysheet weighs 360g
  • Poleset weighs 294g
  • Total weight for comparison: 996g (excludes pegs and bags)
  • 8 pegs supplied weigh 92g
  • Footprint (Optional extra purchased separately) weighs 134g

Big Agnes Specs:

Trail Weight2lb 3oz
Packed Weight2lb 8oz
Footprint Weight4oz
Fast Fly Weight1lb 10oz
Packed Size4.5" x 16.5"
Floor Area22sq ft
Vestibule Area10sq ft
Head Height37"
Foot Height14"
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Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 1 rating.
Great tent.

Best tent since my phreerunner if not better still got the winter to come. Can be erected in the rain if kept clipped together. If you have the footprint you can put the inner up after erection and take it out so keeping it dry at all times. The footprint is a must as it can be used as a porch but is needed on rough ground. Enough room for two at a squeeze.

August 3, 2015 |