Arches 1P and 2P Trekking Pole Tent

Regular price $ 139.99

Starting at $46/mo with Affirm.

26 reviews

Our Arches 1-person and 2-person trekking pole tents incorporate spacious designs, dual side-entries, high-quality materials, and flexible pitching options to make them one of the best values in ultralight tents. With a trail weight of only 2 lbs. 6 oz. for the Arches 1P and 2 lbs. 12 oz. for the Arches 2P, they are the lightest options that we offer.

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Based on customer feedback, each tent now ships with additional shocks cords that can be swapped to make set up much easier. If you have any questions about this change, contact us at

Now you can have a full-featured ultralight tent on a budget! Our Arches trekking pole tents incorporate spacious designs, two side-entries, high-quality materials, and flexible pitching options to make them one of the best ultralight options available.

We've done our best to make this an outstanding backpacking tent:

  • Our lightest option, the one-person Arches 1P comes in at a trail weight of only 2 lbs. 6 oz. while the larger two-person Arches 2P comes in at a trail weight of 2 lbs. 12 oz.
  • Dual side-entries (even on the Arches 1P) make it easy to get in and out of your tent. Open both sides for amazing views and cross-ventilation.
  • The extra-long 90-inch tent body and dual vestibules offer plenty of space for even the tallest backpackers and their gear.
  • All of the high-end features in an affordable package; two-way inner and outer zippers, mesh pockets, dual vents at the ridgeline, eight Y-stakes with Dyneema guy lines and adjusters, 5,000 mm silicon/PU waterproofing with fully-taped seams, and the list goes on. Why pay more when you can have it all!
  • Use the included footprint, rainfly, and stakes to quickly set up a minimalist shelter. This even lighter alternative is perfect when you don't need the protection of a full tent.
  • We used high-quality rip-stop fabrics to make sure this tent will last you for years. If you do run into any issues, our outstanding customer service and lifetime warranty will be there to save the day!

Note: Trekking poles (sold separately) are required to pitch the Arches 1P and 2P tents. A length of 120 to 135 cm is recommended, with longer lengths providing more headroom.

Specs and Sizing

Arches 1P

  • Size: fully rectangular floor, 90-inch length x 36-inch width, 46-inch height
  • Trail Weight: 2 lbs. 6 oz. (without stakes and footprint)
  • Total Shipped Weight: 3 lbs. 2 oz. (includes everything)
  • Minimum Weight: 1 lb. 13 oz. (minimalist setup with footprint, rainfly, and stakes)
  • Packed Size: 13 inches long by 5 inches in diameter

Arches 2P

  • Size: fully rectangular floor, 90-inch length x 53-inch width, 46-inch height
  • Trail Weight: 2 lbs. 12 oz. (without stakes and footprint)
  • Total Shipped Weight: 3 lbs. 8 oz. (includes everything)
  • Minimum Weight: 2 lbs. 1 oz. (minimalist setup with footprint, rainfly, and stakes)
  • Packed Size: 15 inches long by 6 inches in diameter

Other Specifications

  • Ideal Trekking Pole Length: 120 to 135 cm, longer lengths provide more headroom
  • Rainfly: 20 Denier rip-stop nylon with dual silicon/PU coatings
  • Tent Floor and Footprint: 20 Denier nylon with dual silicon/PU coatings
  • Mesh: 20 Denier no-see-um fine polyester mesh
  • Waterproofing: Dual silicon/PU coating with factory taped seams
  • Hydro-static Resistance: 5,000 mm
  • Accessories: 8 aluminum alloy Y-stakes, reflective 1.75 mm Dyneema guy line, 3 mm shock cord, micro line-lok adjusters
  • Stuff Sacks: three total (one for poles, one for stakes/guylines, one for the whole kit)

How do I care for my tent?

For detailed care instructions, including how to clean, maintain, and make repairs to your tent, please review our complete guide.

We offer three shipping services within the United States:

  • Standard Shipping = 3-5 Day Ground Shipping
  • Expedited Shipping = 2-3 Day Express Shipping
  • Priority Shipping = 1-2 Day Express Shipping

Do you ship outside of the United States?

Yes, we ship to all of Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.

All international orders are shipped Duties Paid. This means that all import taxes and duties are prepaid. No additional fees will be collected from the customer.

Canadian orders are shipped via a 7-10 day Economy Service. Orders to Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan are shipped via a 10-15 day Economy Service. All international shipments are fully tracked from door-to-door.

If you're outside of our shipping area, we are not able to accommodate direct shipments to you. However, some of our customers have successfully used 3rd party international forwarding services.

We offer 30 days after receipt of the order to accommodate any returns or exchanges of non-defective products. In some cases, we can accommodate returns and exchanges past 30 days, but these will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

To be eligible for a return and refund, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

If you've purchased a tent or tarp and would like to set it up in your backyard, please do so on a dry, clear day to keep the tent/tarp as clean as possible. Pitch the tent/tarp on dry grass if possible and use other stakes if you have them available. This will keep the tent/tarp and stakes in an unused condition to facilitate a return.

Once your return is received and inspected, we will issue your refund and you will be notified via email. When a refund is processed, a credit will automatically be applied to your original method of payment. Please allow 2-5 business days for the credit to appear.

Where do I ship my return?

To return or exchange your product, please mail it to:

Paria Outdoor Products
Attn: Returns or Exchanges
PO Box 201328
Denver, CO 80220

For European customers, we offer additional return addresses in the UK and Germany. Please contact us at to coordinate a return to one of these locations.

You will be responsible for paying the return shipping costs. Shipping costs are also non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the initial cost of shipping (if any) will be deducted from your refund.

If you are shipping an item over $75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We can’t guarantee that we will receive your returned item.

All of our products come with a limited lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects. If there is a problem with your gear due to manufacturing, we will replace it free of charge, no questions asked. If you have any concerns about your product, please contact us at:

When contacting us for a warranty claim, please include:

  • The specific product, including size or length
  • Your original order number
  • Your current shipping address

We pride ourselves on our courteous and responsive customer service. We'll do our best to make sure all of our customers are happy with their purchase.

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Christopher D.
Canada Canada

Nice Tent

Setup the first time was a bit tricky as I hadn't used a trekking pole tent before, however Paria was able to refer me to a setup video that answered my questions. Tent also now comes with additional elastic cords to swap out for the dyneema on the corners (which many people have issues with) I didn't have a problem with the dyneema so I left it for now. Nice to have the option though. Customer service was extremely responsive to my questions about the setup. Tent was missing a peg and they immediately sent a replacement, no hassle whatsoever.

Robb D.
Canada Canada

Rain and Snow

Fall and winter trips in Northern Ontario. Held off rain and survived the weight of two inches of wet snow. Obviously some condensation inside but it was surprisingly weather proof. This is worth every dollar I saved by not buying an expensive tent.

Anna S.
United States United States

Great tent!

I got the 1-person tent. This was my first ever tent that I took on a backpacking trip. The first time I tried to set it up in my yard it was a little tricky to figure out how to get it all set up the right way. The loops on the ground sheet and the loops on the tent don’t line up. But I read a comment that says to slip the tent loops through the ground sheet loops and then stake the tent loops. That worked great. Rain sheet was easy to attach to the tent body and easy to stake out and set up. One other thing I loved was that there are two zippers on the door. That way you can just unzip the bottom while leaving the top zipped making it harder for bugs to get in. I have not yet used it in the rain, but based on how well the ground sheet kept moisture off the bottom of my tent I think it will do alright. It’s super roomy, too. More like a 1-1/2 person tent. Cons are the inner pockets - they’re more like flaps in a couple of the corners. Stuck my glasses in there but they didn’t stay put. Overall, great tent! Looking forward to more trips.

Keith S.
United States United States

Great Backpacking Tent

Used for one outing, so limited data. Measurements and weight were accurate as advertised. Slept in about 20 deg weather with decent humidity levels. Stayed warm and dry. Ice formed on the outside of the tent for reference. I honestly did quite a bit of research and this tent matches up with other name brands that cost double the price.

Stephen H.
United States United States

Great Bang for the Buck!

In my opinion, the Arches 2P tent is an excellent value. The main aspects of the tent that I appreciate are the double wall construction for managing condensation, the interior space (53 inches wide), and the balance of weight and cost. My son and I took this tent on a hike through the Grand Canyon. The Arches tent was structurally sound, and it held up well to the moderately strong winds we experienced. Furthermore, we had plenty of room for both of us, and our gear fit nicely under the vestibules. Not many trekking pole tents are 53 inches wide! As mentioned in one of the other reviews, the tie-outs on the ground cloth are not long enough to reach the stakes if the tent corners are fully stretched out. I replaced the Dyneema lines that came attached to the ground cloth and tent body with some shock-cord, but I did leave the Dyneema on the fly. You can find a lighter 2P tent, but you will either be paying a lot more for DCF or giving up some interior space. The Arches 2P had all the features I was looking for.

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