A mosquito net tent or shelter is one of the most crucial items in any backpacker, humanitarian aid worker, soldier, or world traveler's pack. While traditional mosquito nets and canopy nets are designed as permanent solutions, they cannot be set up and taken down quickly. A mosquito net tent, on the other hand, can be. They can be set up almost anywhere (on the jungle floor, in the middle of a field, on a cot, in a hotel room) and they can be set up in seconds. They are also very lightweight and compact, with most mosquito net tents weighing between 2-5 lbs.