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Hilleberg Akto (Red Label)

Hilleberg Akto (Red Label)

The Akto is a spacious, very light, four season solo tent.

The Akto is slightly heavier than a bivy bag,  but offers near-luxury, four-season shelter for the solo traveler – includes a vestibule and a packed size small enough to fit into a side pocket on many packs.

It’s an ideal choice any time you need the lightest weight.  While it was not designed for extreme use, the Akto has proven itself on extended polar expeditions, and will stand up well to all conditions.

The Akto has become a popular choice of tent for many solo travellers who have embraced its lightweight roominess, and it is being used all over the world. Long distance backpackers especially appreciate having a sturdy, comfortable room of their own at the end of a long day on the trail. Trekkers find it excellent lightweight accommodation for when traditional lodging in far flung places is overcrowded, or unavailable. Some tall users find it one of the few solo tents available that has enough room.

  • Hikers, 
  • Climbers
  • Cycle Touring and Motorbike Adventure Riders
  • Sea kayakers


Link to all the Hilleberg Tent Technical Information -  Click here for the Hilleberg Tent label information 


Click the highlighted link for the Hilleberg Akto Footprint.




Features / Performance Attributes:

  • Tent Fabric: Kerlon 1200 outer tent fabric, and 9mm poles make for a very lightweight yet supremely stable tent
  • Single pole construction offers excellent space to weight ratio and is the ideal choice for mobile journeys.
  • The Akto has plenty of room for one person and their gear.
  • The single entrance/single vestibule configuration offers easy access as well as storage space.
  • The outer and inner tents can be used separately. Pitching the inner tent alone requires the optional “Akto pitching kit” (sold separately)

  • Basic pitching requires only 4 pegs in the head and foot end guy lines, and the simple, single-opening, continuous pole sleeve and tensioner system is quick to pitch and remarkably stable. (
    • Note: Pegging out the four corners provides optimal floor space, venting and overall tent function and is highly recommended)

  • Tent Footprint:
    • An optional footprint covers the entire area of the outer tent, including the vestibule. It connects directly to the tent, and can be left attached during pitching.

Tent Specifications:

Every tent comes with:

  • Outer tent, inner tent, guy lines with runners, poles, pegs, stuff bags for tent, poles and pegs, spare pole section, repair sleeve and instructions.

Minimum weight: Refers to the outer & inner tents & the poles only.

Packed Weight:    Includes all items that come with the tent



 Outer Tent Fabric

Kerlon 1200

 Minimum Weight
 Packed Weight  

1.3kg / 2 lbs 13 oz
1.7kg / 3 lbs 12 oz

 Inner Height

90 cm / 36 in

 Inner Tent Area

1.7m2 / 18.3 ft2

 Vestibule Area

0.8 m2  / 8.6 ft2

 Poles (9 mm)

1 x 293 cm /  1 x 115.4 in


18 V-Pegs

Hilleberg Akto (Red Label)