Proven by 850+ Homeless Agencies

Study proven for homeless without shelter

The most awarded single person ultra light weight crisis tent in the world - also a Backpack.



Lightweight 3KG

Street tough material


Full Body Protection

4 season summer & winter


Fire Retardant

Fabric + Mattress 190cm x 55cm


Water & Wind Proof

Protects against winter chills


Full Body Mosquito Net

Stop bites on hot summer nights


Ergonomic Backpack

Adjustable shoulder & chest straps


Storage Pockets

4 pockets - store over 20kg


Secret lockable pocket

With brass key lock

Dignified Emergency Bed

Dignity – looks like a Backpack but converts to a Bed.

Study proven to improve people's dignity, health, sleep, warmth, comfort and safety.

Distributed to homeless people without shelter across Australia - in partnership with 850 Homeless Agencies.

Connects people with their local homeless service for additional assistance + keeps them alive tonight.

Every Backpack Bed distributed to a homeless person without shelter provides $3,319 in savings to the community - in health, employment and Justice costs (source: 180 Degrees consulting 2018.)


Ergonomic Backpack

5 built-in storage pockets – store 20kg (44lb) inside.

Ergonomically designed padded Backpack straps.

Adjustable Backpack + chest straps.

Keep belongings in the empty Backpack while sleeping.

Secret lockable pocket + supplied brass key lock.


All Weather Bed

Suitable for all weather conditions – summer to winter.

3 x mesh vents (head + foot + chest).

Tape sealed seams.

Water resistant zips.

Easy setup

Set-up in seconds. Roll out and get in.


3 built-in ropes

Easily tie the Backpack Bed shelter to trees, poles or other structures.

Individual velcro sealed pockets store each connected rope.

Built-in fire retardant Camp Mattress

Built-in 190cm (6ft 3″) custom made mattress.

MatTrex® Foam with ASI (Advanced Silver Insulation) backing - protects against heat loss.

Fire retardant.

Mildew resistent.

Environmentally friendly - meets strict European chemical standards REACH (1907/2006).


Emergency Blanket - Thermal Protection

Compact - pocket size.

Emergency foil blanket 210 x 160cm (82.6 x 63").

Made from mylar / space blanket technology.

Body warmth is trapped and reflected back towards the body to protect from extreme cold, wind and rain.


Insect Protection

3 x mosquito mesh vents (head + foot + chest).

Durable tear resistant MeshTrex® mesh.

PLUS Full body - Mosquito Mesh

Built-in tie rope to keep mesh elevated off the body.

Bright easy see corner peg loops.

FULL size body protection fits over entire Backpack Bed emergency bed 2700mm (L) x 1150mm (W) x 900mm (H)


Weather shelter

Shelter from wind or sun during the day.

Easily convert into a shelter - undo the zip and use the built-in ropes.

Up to 5 times more waterproof

LiteTrex® - Fire Retardant Fabric

LiteTrex® 200D cover and LiteTrex® Tough 600D base - the oxford weave Litetrex fabric provides the perfect balance of light weight, yet rugged toughness. The Backpack Bed is a world class award winning outdoor bedding solution.



Waterproof up to 15,000+ mmH2O.  Backpack Beds are ready to use out of the box and superior to canvas swags which require additional waterproofing / waiting / hoping for the canvas to shrink around needle holes.

Environmentally friendly

Fire retardant and environmentally friendly. Both the Litetrex fabric and ASI Camp Mat meet the highest European chemical standards REACH (1907/2006).

Fire retardant

The Litetrex Fabric and built-in camp mat are fire retardant - meeting 2 international fire standards. Fires are part of any campsite - are you ready? Do you you know if your gear is fire retardant?

Quick Drying

LiteTrex is an ultra fast drying material and mildew resistant, so even if you have to pack it away wet there is no need to worry. Incredible water repellency means water beads off.

Windproof & UPF50+

Wind and sun protection - for added outdoor protection.

Industrial strength only 3kg

The Backpack Bed emergency bed is industrial strength, yet light weight. Ready for rugged outdoor living with confident protection against the elements. Cut and tear resistant mesh windows allow for airflow without the insects.

Tape Sealed Seams

Tape sealed main seams prevent needle hole leakage.

Double Stitching

Provides extra strength where needed most.

Corrosion Resistant fittings

Backpack Bed emergency beds provide years of reliable outdoor safety with quality.

Water Resistant no. 10 & no. 8 zips

Large heavy duty coil zips provide smooth and easy use.

Heavy Duty clips

The Backpack uses heavy duty side opening clips.


You can HELP a homeless person with a Backpack Bed

$115 / homeless person
(Backpack Bed inc. shipping, tracking & insurance)

Australia wide. Shipped 4 units / box to our homeless Partner Agencies.



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