Not so bulky, after all.
Put the rods in your hollow cane, walking stick or hiking poles.
Kneel on that packed stuff sack. The bulk of the Clark can be cut, perhaps in half. Maybe not by so much if you stash the tarp in there, too, but still quite a bit.
A Warbonnet 1.7 WBDL weighs 40 oz with the "easy suspension" (and stuff sack / bishop bag?) A Clark NX 250 weighs 46 oz without the rain fly, but with the attached stuff sack. And that includes a 6-8 oz weathershield.