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Group Test One Person Tents and Hooped Bivvys

From minimalist backpacking and mountaineering, to quick overnights in the hills closer to home, solo shelters save a lot of weight and bulk in your pack. With an emphasis on versatile three-season models, we look at a range of options for budgets of all sizes. 

Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Sea To Summit Telos TR2

Hitherto known for camping accessories, Sea to Summit recently made the logical step into tents. New this year, their ultralight Telos TR offers lots of space, ventilation and versatility. We tested the two-person version over summer and early ...

MSR Freelite 2 Tent

A two-person model weighing only around 1kg, the Freelite 2 also makes a luxurious - and highly portable - shelter for one, finds Toby Archer. If you're after a tent that's both ultralight and airy for summer, MSR's Freelite series is worth a closer look.

MSR Tindheim 2 - the traditional tunnel tent gets a makeover

With the Tindheim, MSR have gone back to basics to create a simple but very effective tunnel tent. Sturdy, spacious, and stable in wild weather; it might make serious weight savers think twice, but in all other respects this is an...

MSR Access 1 Tent

Though it's designed for ski tourers, the Access 1's balance of solid weather performance, comfy living space, and reasonable weight also...

Rab Ridge Raider Bivi

This has to be one of the more robust and spacious hooped bivvy bags on the market, says Dan Bailey, and if you can make the investment...

Black Diamond Distance Tent with Z-Poles

At only around 820g, and pitching using trekking poles, the single-skin Distance Tent is not much heavier than a bivvy...

MSR Zoic 2 Tent

Toby Archer enjoys the living space on offer from this summer-oriented backpacking tent, but he's not sure it's the best choice for the UK's...

Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Samaya® creates a new generation of tents with Nanovent®

Samaya® creates the Nanovent® membrane and revolutionizes the single-wall tent by offering the lightest and most compact technical equipment on the market!

Discover Samaya® 2021 new tents

Samaya® places excellence and innovation at the heart of its development in order to offer high-performance objects that invite you to reconnect with the essential. By combining style and technicality, Samaya® gives life to objects with a strong...

Nikwax Camping Kit

With campsites now open and bookings flooding in its time to dust off your camping kit and thanks to Nikwax's new Camping Kit (£19.99) you'll have everything you need to clean and protect your tent, camping gear, waterproofs and much more.

MSR Habitude

Designed for families looking to holiday locally or head out on an adventure, the Habitude Tent is the ideal home away from home. ...

MSR® Zoic™ tent keeps you cool and dry on warm-weather adventures

Lightweight, spacious and breathable, the MSR Zoic Tent Series is perfect for backpackers...

New lightweight tent and bivvy from Alpkit

The Soloist is our first 1 man tent and the Kloke is our lightest ever bivvy bag.

Outdoor Research Reinvents the Lightweight Shelter Category with New Bivvys

Re-thinking the entire concept around how lightweight backcountry shelters...

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