Blacktail 3

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An excellent value for entry-level backpackers

The Big Agnes Blacktail 3 offers a spacious sleeping area for three campers (or two and a puppy pal). 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.
Footprint sold separately.


Brand Name:
Big Agnes
Tent Sleeps:
3 Person
Tent Type:
Double Wall
Number of Doors:
2 Doors
44 ft² / 4.1 m²
Packed weight: 5 lbs 11 oz
Trail weight: 5 lbs 3 oz
Minimum Weight:
Fast Fly weight: 3 lbs 14 oz
Vestibule Size:
9 ft² / 9 ft² (0.8 m² / 0.8 m²)
90 in
44 in. at peak
70 in
Tent Pole Type:
Lightweight aluminum pole system
Stuff Size:
22 x 7 in
Mfg Sku/Part Number:
Other 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 discreet 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
• 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 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 (all sold separately)
• 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
Stakes & Storage
• 4 interior mesh pockets, 2 media pockets & 8 lightweight aluminum hook stakes
• Gear loft loops included
Options & Accessories
• Footprint sold separately
• Fast Fly setup available - requires footprint
• Fits Large Wall gear loft - sold separately

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