The Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL3 offers all of the same great features of its two-person sibling, so it's no wonder that we like it just as much. This tent is made of super thin fabric. The elastic cords in the poles snapped in one place, and the waterproof tape on the interior of the tent has come off. : +1-435-213-1125 The UL3 comes in a single colour, which is a yellowy/green colour (Big Agnes calls it cool grey), this is pretty good for blending into the environment – a useful property when you want to go unnoticed whilst wild camping. Would you like to. Tag: Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL3 tent review The 8 (Very) Best Backpacking Tents of 2020 by Michael Lanza | Aug 28, 2020 | Backpacking , Gear Reviews | 20 | Structurally, the tent is fine in light winds – I emphasize light winds. Because I use this as a 2 person tent there is ample room inside the tent for the majority of gear two people have with just small stuff like boots and trekking poles needing to stay outside. We will be keeping the FC UL3 in our rotation, primarily for trips where we need to carry larger loads and need additional space to store gear. It has extra guy points for very windy conditions. If you are here, you are in the position I was in 3+ years ago. With its two large side doors and expansive headroom, it maintains a lot of livability and earns a Top Pick Award as an excellent 3-person option. The rainfly is a extremely thin and somewhat transparent rip stop nylon. Mary G., Reinforced mounting points for the tent body. So I went with the UL3 for the additional room for 2 adults and a dog. Ventilation 5 / 5. The Big Agnes Fly Creek UL3 tent comes with stuff sacks and eleven superlight aluminum stakes ; For an even lighter setup during nice weather, leave the tent body behind; use the rainfly and footprint (sold separately) with the poles and stakes ; Average minimum weight specification is based on tent, rainfly and poles only ; Imported. With most two person tents weighing between 4-5 lbs. The High wall helps prevent misting or water from getting into the tent. The reinforcement is not found on the FC UL2. In our experience the UL3 has performed well. Why would this be handy? The tent was easy to setup and easy to tear down. (Big Agnes now provides a splint as part of the UL3 tent for emergency field repairs). I treat my gear with respect, repair it when there is a hole, and I keep in mind that if gear doesn’t get broken I’m not using it hard enough. We’re sorry, but something went wrong. No more putting the fly on the wrong way around during setup. Quick and Dirty The Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL 3 tent improves on an award-winning design with steep walls and a vertical door to maximize floor and headroom in your wilderness shelter. We decided to pick up the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL3 (FC UL3) in place of our FC UL2 for most of our trips. I decided the Toyiabe Crest Trail would be a good trail to break in the tent. Great tent better than expected lots of room and lightweight. Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window). The FC UL3 tub is high, adequate for light flooding and rainstorms. The tent body is 90 inches long with a 36 inch vestibule, offering room for gear and space for the tall. The FC UL3 uses one single front entry door, which is standard on all ultralight tents. When it comes down to it tents are a unique conundrum – they are essential for keeping safe from the elements but they are the last place most of us want to spend time.

Written on November 18, 2016. Again, this isn’t a big deal to me. A bargain deal from Campsaver, even came with a free footprint.

The tent is about three inches longer than the Golite Imogene UL3. each including footprint. But despite its status as an ultralight tent, this tent is a packhorse and can take pretty much anything you throw at it… Email:, Customer Service:

Required fields are marked *. We used a two person tent with our dog Dakota for a few trips before we realized that the tent was too small for the three of us. They are fairly flexible and have thin walled tubing – which comes at a price. Material: Rip Stop Nylon ( Log Out /  How do you repair your gear when it breaks in the…. In the morning I opened my tent to see many other 4 season tents completely destroyed while this champ of a 3 season tent held strong. The DAC Angle Hub, exclusive in Fly Creek HV tents, creates steeper wall angles than in the first generation of Fly Creek shelters, resulting in a little more headroom and a vertical door that prevents rain from dripping inside when you come and go. The door design is well thought out making entry and exit easy. Fly creek comes in four stuff sacks: tent body and fly, tent poles, foot print, and stakes.