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Black Diamond Firstlight Tent Review

Aaron Zagrodnick

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Aaron Zagrodnick

Shelter from the elements is a crucial component of a backpacker’s equipment list and having adequate and reliable shelter is of paramount importance in winter. When I primarily backpacked in the Southeast, I was able to get away with using a three-season tent or a tarp for backpacking trips in the winter months without any issues. However, when I moved to Montana and knew I would be backpacking year-round in the Northern Rockies, a dedicated winter tent quickly rose to the top of my “to buy” list of gear. After diligent research, I ended up with a Black Diamond Firstlight tent ($369.95) on my doorstep thanks to the miracle of online shopping. The first thing that struck me about this tent was its compact size and its weight. With a packed weight of 3 lbs. 5 oz. and a minimum weight of 2 lbs. 13 oz...

@Mark takes a look at the Black Diamond Firstlight Tent in this Issue 27 Review:

Black Diamond Firstlight Review

The Firstlight 4 Season Tent from Black Diamond

Issue 27 Page 1

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