If there is any outdoor pursuit more challenging and rewarding than heading into the backcountry for an extended wilderness adventure, it’s taking on that same challenge alone. Solo hunting, fishing, and camping require a higher level of woodsmanship compared to going with a group. Self-reliance is inherent, and proper gear essential. Unless you plan to sleep under the stars, shelter is about the most important equipment decision to make. A lightweight, one-person tent is a great all-around option. It may weigh more than a tarp but sets up in a snap and offers 360-degree protection from the elements rather than just a rain fly. Here are a few features to consider before heading down that lonesome trail.