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Big Agnes Blacktail 4 Superlight Tent (4 Person/3 Season)

$449.95 CAD TBT420

The Big Agnes Blacktail 2, 3, and 4-person tents are light enough for the backcountry, and strong enough for the front country. A tried and true shelter with excellent value for backpackers who want a super comfortable tent after a long day on the trail. The Blacktail series of tents offers spacious sleeping areas with easy access through two, side-entry doors and vestibules, making early morning entry and exit with a tentmate more stealth when nature calls.

  • The Blacktail 4 is the perfect 4 Person, 3 Season, Freestanding, Backpacking Tent.
  • Light enough for the backcountry, strong enough for the front country
  • Features 2 doors and 2 vestibules with storm flaps on vestibule zippers
  • Increased head space with symmetrical pole structure featuring pre-bent poles and a high volume cross pole
  • Smooth closing dual-zipper doors allow for easy entry & quick reach-through access using only one zipper
  • Stow unzipped door quick & easy with Quick Stash door keeper on tent body door
  • Media pockets located above sleeping area provide convenient storage for phones & other devices
  • Increased airflow & reduced condensation with two fly vents and low vent feature on vestibule doors for more airflow while still providing vestibule coverage
  • Ready to pitch with pre-cut guylines & tensioners attached to fly
  • Enhanced visibility at night with reflective guyline & reflective webbing
  • Attach gear lofts, accessories and mtnGLO Tent & Camp Lights with multiple interior loops
  • To extend the life of your tent floor we recommend using a Big Agnes footprint - sold separately

Consider the Big Agnes Blacktail 4 Footprint for your Big Agnes Blacktail 4 Superlight Tent

  • Color: Green
  • Capacity:  4 Person/3 Season
  • Door/Vestibule:  2 Side Door & 2 Vestibule
  • Tent Footprint:  8' x 12' 10"  [244 x 391cm]
  • Sleeping Area:  8' x 7' 6"  [244 x 229cm]
  • Area: 60 sq. ft. [5.6 sq.m]
  • Vestibule Area: Front: 11sq. ft.[1.00sq.m], Back: 11sq. ft.[1.00sq.m]
  • Centre Height: 4' 2" [127cm]
  • Trail Weight: 7lbs 5oz [3.32kg]
  • Total Weight: 7lbs 13oz [3.54kg]
  • Packed Size: 22" x 8" [56 x 20cm]
  • FABRIC:  Fly:  Polyester, Coatings: Waterproof 1500mm polyurethane Taped seams
  • FABRIC:  Floor: Polyester, Coatings: Waterproof 1500mm polyurethane Taped seams
  • FABRIC:  Body: Breathable Polyester  
  • FABRIC:  Mesh: Polyester no-see-um White Mesh
  • Waterproof, solvent-free polyurethane taped seams (No PVC or VOCs)
  • Six Interior mesh pockets and four media pockets
  • FRAME: Lightweight Aluminum Pole System with Pre-Bends
    • Three poles: two long poles and one short cross pole.
  • Pole Attachment: Clips, Post & Grommet
  • Includes 8 x 6.75" Big Agnes Dirt Dagger™ UL tent stakes
  • Separate 6” length pole segment included for emergency field repair. 
    • Slide repair pole over the break to act as a splint. Secure splint in place with tape.
  • Polyesters outlast Nylon fly sheets against UV damage!
  • Polyesters last longer & keep their shape better w/o material stretch
  • [Keep your tent out of the sun for long periods of prolonged use!]

 Optional Polyester Nylon Footprint is available.

  • Placed under the tent prior to set-up, the footprint keeps the outer floor clean for packing and prevents wear & tear from roots and stones
  • The utilization of a heavy plastic sheet cut to your tent size including vestibules will protect tent floor bottoms from Ground Water, Condensation and tent site debris and obstacles


  • If you purchase the optional Big Agnes footprint for your tent, it will enable you to pitch a shelter while leaving the tent body behind.
  •  The Fast Fly configuration requires the footprint, fly, poles, and stakes.
    • Fast Fly / Shelter Mode Weight: 5lb 10oz [2.58kg]
    • Footprint Weight: 13oz [269g]