Needle Stakes - 10 Pack

Regular price $ 17.99

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16 reviews

Don't be fooled, our needles stakes pack a punch! Despite their small size and ultralight weight, the square cross-section is plenty thick to survive the toughest terrain. At only 0.34 ounces per stake, they are a great option for ultralight backpackers.

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Product Description

Don't be fooled, our needles stakes pack a punch! Despite their small size and featherlight weight, the square cross-section is plenty thick to survive the toughest terrain. If you don't want to spring for our titanium shepherd stakes, these are the lightest alloy option available.

The smaller, needle-shaped cross-section makes them easy to sink into any terrain. If you do manage to bend one on a rock, they are easily straightened out. The bright blue color and rounded notch at the top make them easy to see and a breeze to pull out.

Finally, each stake is carefully manufactured from high-grade, 7000-series aluminum alloy for the perfect mix of weight and durability. Due to the minimalist shape, the stakes only weigh 0.34 ounces (9.6 grams).

Specs and Sizing

  • Material: High-grade 7000-series aluminum alloy
  • Weight per Stake: 9.6 grams / 0.34 ounces
  • Total Weight: 96 grams / 3.4 ounces
  • Length: 6.3 inches

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.

What is your return/exchange policy?

We offer 60 days to accommodate any returns or exchanges of non-defective products. In some cases, we can accommodate returns and exchanges past 60 days, but these will be decided on a case-by-case basis. Any returns after 60 days will only be offered store credit.

What items are eligible for a return?

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.

If items sent back for a return/exchange show clear signs of use (excessive dirt, animal hair, etc.), the return/exchange will be rejected and the items will be shipped back.

Are shipping fees refundable?

Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the initial cost of shipping your order (if any) will be deducted from your refund.

Is return shipping free?

No, the cost of return shipping will be subtracted from the refund amount. We will provide a prepaid return label for the return shipment. The cost of return shipping will be provided to you along with the prepaid return label. 

Please note that due to our shipping volume, we have access to significantly lower shipping rates than retail. As a result, the cost of the return shipping will be much lower, resulting in a higher refund.

How do I initiate a return/exchange?

To initiate a return/exchange, please email us at with the following information:

  • Your original order number
  • The items to be returned/exchanged
  • The reason for the return/exchange

Once your return/exchange request is received, we will provide a prepaid return shipping label along with the cost of return shipping. If you decide to proceed with the return, please use this label to send the items back to us. We will only accept returns that are shipped via the prepaid return label. This ensures that the shipment will be trackable and insured.

Once the returned items are delivered and inspected (please allow 1-2 weekdays for inspection), we will issue your refund or exchange.

When a refund is processed, a credit will automatically be applied to your original method of payment and you will receive an email notification. Please allow 2-5 business days for the credit to appear.

What about international returns?

If you are an international customer, the same 60 day return/exchange policy applies. To initiate an international return, please contact us at the email address above and provide the same order/item to be returned information. We will then coordinate with you on the return process, which will differ slightly depending on your exact location. The return instructions above only apply to US customers.

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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Mark P.
United States United States


Glad I found a company still selling needle stakes. They are the best all-around stakes for backcountry adventures. Very strong, super light and the light blue color is easy to spot if you drop one in the grass. They will definitively be in my tarp kit next time I hit the trail.

Paria Outdoor Products Needle Stakes - 10 Pack Review
Carl S.
United States

Tent Stakes

Best tent stakes, period.

Bruce H.
Canada Canada

Needle Stakes

Well made, strong and light. Great value.

Ben S.
United States United States

So Far So Good

I've used them twice now and both times they have performed perfectly. They're super lightweight and have held tight so far. I've only used them for guy lines in good weather but I'd be confident using them in moderate wind/rain. It's weird but they also work great as a dog back scratcher too. I was messing around with them when they came in and my dog loved it.

Brianna C.
United States United States


So happy to find a company making these stakes, was really bummed when I found MSR was no longer making this style. I choose them 100x over the traditional V stakes. So easy to push into the ground and take out, and the tension perfectly.

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