Under 1 1/2 pounds. 1 pound 4.5 ounces to be more accurate for you gram weenies out there. Take out the knife (4.4 ounces) and the kit is, for all intents and purposes, one pound. Granted, it is not a hotel. I would just fit under it. But it could keep me dry and warm. It will easily fit in a backpack or shoulder bag. Heck even in a large cargo pocket. The base of the kit is the GoLite poncho tarp. The moisture barrier/blanket is the heat sheet. The knife, which is redundant, may or may not travel depending. But it gives a pretty good tool to fashion stakes, brush cover, etc. And I have more cordage than really necessary, but I like string. I have a short length of paracord to use as a belt to cinch the poncho down, about 25 feet of paracord for a ridge line or to suspend the poncho for a pyramid type shelter, and four lengths of accessory cord of about 15 feet each. Oh and the mesh bag and a bandana. Should do the job in a pinch, even though it may not be the most spacious and comfortable.