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ALPS Mountaineering
Ibex 3 Tent: 3-Person 3-Season

4.428571428571429 out of 5 stars
7 Reviews
Current price: $153.99 Original price: $219.99
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Color:Citrus/Charcoal/Light Gray



Why We Like The Ibex 3 Tent

Backpacking trips are a lot easier when we hike up with the light, ventilated Alps Mountaineering Ibex 3 Tent in our pack. Alps built the walls out of no-see-um mesh for maximum ventilation and airflow, and the floor and fly out of PU-coated polyester taffeta for protection against the elements. Two doors and vestibules give us and our backpacking buddies plenty of personal space, while aluminum poles ensure a lot of head room, as well as a quick, simple setup.


  • Lightweight 3-person backpacking tent with ample ventilation
  • Full mesh walls allow optimal ventilation on warm, muggy nights
  • 2-pole design allows you to comfortably sit without feeling cramped
  • Pole clips easily snap over tent poles for a quick set-up
  • Rain fly buckles to the tent for a more secure attachment
  • Dual doors make it easier to get in and out of the tent
  • Dual vestibules provide plenty of room for gear storage
  • Mesh storage pockets and a gear loft help to keep you organized
  • Item #ALM000E
[fly] 75D 185T polyester taffeta, PU coating (1500mm), [walls] 40D nylon no-see-um mesh, [floor] 75D 185T polyester taffeta, PU coating (2000mm)
Wall Type
7000-series aluminum (8.5mm)
Pole Attachment
clip and sleeve
Number of Doors
Number of Vestibules
Vestibule Space
17sq ft
mesh walls
[fly, floor] fully taped
Interior Height
3ft 5in
Floor Dimensions
74 x 89in
Floor Space
40sq ft
Packed Size
8 x 21in
Trail Weight
5lb 5oz
Packed Weight
6lb 2oz
Recommended Use
ultralight backpacking, camping
Manufacturer Warranty

Overall Rating

4.5 based on 7 ratings

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5 out of 5 stars

December 1, 2023

Great value!

I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

This is a great tent for the price point with a quick and easy setup. The bottom is thick enough I didn’t feel the need for a footprint and it slept three (women) cozily, but comfortably. Sufficient venting without being too chilly. The zippers on the rain fly are a bit finicky, but certainly not a dealbreaker. Definitely recommend!

Claire C
5 out of 5 stars

July 19, 2023

Love this tent!

I've used it several times
Size Bought:
3 person
5' 3"

The first time I used this tent was not an ideal situation. It was night, on a mountain trail and I hadn’t set up even once prior. However, set up in the middle of the night with just a headlight while exhausted was incredibly easy! I mean incredibly easy. My 10yr could have done it without directing him; easy! The weight for backpacking was perfect. I’m sure you can find a lighter one but for the $$ and under 3lbs this was perfect. I found it roomy, I’m only 5’3 and it comfortably fit myself, dog (90lb), pack, and unpacked gear. On a separate trip, it was me, my son, dog and our gear in the tent and it was comfortable, but a another adult would have made it really snug (2 adults, 1 child, and a lg breed dog w packs put in the vestibule would fine). On my first trip I injured my back and had to set up camp on the trail which was at an incline over a lot of rocks for 2 days. There’s no footprint that comes w it, but on the Rocky Mountain terrain w lg dog claws it help up fine.. It rained and I had no issues with water seeping in. Due to my back injury I had to temporarily abandon my tent for 4 days. During that time there were major thunderstorms. When I was well enough to go back and pack it in, it was still standing in perfect shape and zero water inside (which surprised me given the incline and days of downpours). I loved this tent and would gladly buy again. I did purchase a footprint for it later, but only because I want to extend the longevity of the tent as much as possible, not because I’m worried the bottom won’t hold up under tough conditions.

Geneva G
5 out of 5 stars

August 6, 2022

Doesn’t come with a footp

I've put it through the wringer
Size Bought:
3 person
6' 2"

This thing is awesome! Camped the eastern sierra’s worked great. I found a few design flaws; weird vents on rain fly and no footprint included. This tent is quality! Rain fly is water tight unless your girlfriend leaves it open! This tent is also fast drying unlike my backpack with all my clothes… All in all I love and would recommend this tent!

robert r
4 out of 5 stars

August 20, 2021

Pretty impressive design

I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Pros: roomy and light enough, great rain fly. Cons: poles are a bit flimsy for a 3 season tent. Had it in the rain and some wind and worked out great. My Ghost Sky survived in a foot of snow but elastic on poles has degraded and I wanted a bigger tent. This works well with well placed doors. Vents on fly help a lot.

William S
5 out of 5 stars

April 14, 2021


This tent is great, plenty of room for two people and a 70lb lab. Easy set up and take down. The interior is almost all mesh so ventilation is great, but it can get a bit cold during shoulder season. It wouldn't be my choice for a dedicated backpacking tent but as a car camping/campsite tent it's hard to beat for the price.

5 out of 5 stars

August 24, 2020

Very easy to put up

I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Size Bought:
one size
5' 3"

Very easy to put up. Love that you can sleep under the stars with this. Not easy to put everything back into the bag, but definitely doable.

Nitesh D
2 out of 5 stars

June 18, 2020

Not what I was expecting

I returned this product before using it

It?s pretty bulky and heavy. Overly complicated design and set up. Might be good for regular camping but just kinda seems like a nightmare for backpacking.

Elizabeth B