backpacking tent

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Noun1.backpacking tent - a tent that can be carried in a backpackbackpacking tent - a tent that can be carried in a backpack
collapsible shelter, tent - a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek"
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Setting up my backpacking tent, arranging gear and putting Runt out to feed for the night, I settled down for some soup and a sandwich.
The confined air space of a backpacking tent is considerably warmer than an open lean-to.
A two- or three-person backpacking tent is ideal, not so much for its light weight as for the space saved compared to the typical car-camping umbrella-type unit.
"Set up a backpacking tent, put a sleeping bag in it, get a stove and some cookware out.
The largest model, 74 inches long, weighs just 4.2 pounds and compresses smaller than a backpacking tent. Each raft is big enough for one paddler with a 50-pound pack strapped across the bow.