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Ultimate Camping Thread

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by davestaco, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. duckcmdr

    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

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    Havn't seen it in person, but looking at the pics, it looks like the floor seams are on the edge of the floor and walls. Not good for rainy camping.

    Look for a tent that has the seams on the wall, meaning the floor extends past the floor and crawls up the wall a few inches.
     
  3. MTgirl

    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    People seem to like the Nemo version of those. Although I worry about waking up to a collapsed tent.
     
  5. duckcmdr

    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

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    It says it has a tub floor ... I need to see this tent in person
     
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    Yea, it may be better to see in person. Hard to tell with the pics.
     
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    Kelty makes great tents, IMO. I have had many tents (Coleman, Hilary, Kelty), and the Kelty's are by far the best without spending over $1k.

    I recently got the Kelty Hula House. Trippy design, but the hula hoop makes the walls vertical, which is surprisingly nice to be able to actually stand, and walk around a small 4-6 person tent.
     
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    Lurking around here for a bit now.
    Anybody ever use Alps Mountaineering?
    I have become a huge fan/consumer of their products. The tents simply can't be beat and I have bought and trashed just about every brand out there.
    Just throwing that out there.

    http://www.alpsmountaineering.com/alps/products/tents

    imo, these are absolutely the best tent for the money.
    For years with Other Brand tents I had to bring tarps to keep the thing dry in the rain. Not anymore.

    I have two of their tents currently, The Taurus outfitter in a 2 man size, bought last season and very happy with it.
    http://www.alpsmountaineering.com/alps/products/tents/outfitter-tents/taurus-outfitter#.Uwewe_ldV8E

    The other has been discontinued, it was the Alaskan model and has been used in a blizzard with 18" of snow for a week. The poles alone are 1" in dia. Dry as a bone and wind is not a problem at all. This tent is approaching 8 years in age and looks like new still.
    The replacement for it is the same Taurus outfitter in the 5 man size.

    I have used a few Kelty's, their not bad, best for backpacking imho. :cool:
     
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    Nemo makes awesome stuff. :spy:
     
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    Before I got the RTT I was a diehard Kelty fan. I still have my ground tent should I ever need it again. It's gotten a lot of use and still looks new. Plus I just liked their simple designs, made it very easy to set up /take down.
     
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    F.U> GUYZ
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    vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv
    THIS IS A BAD ASS TENT
     
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    pittim Play stupid games, win stupid prizes

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    Joe how soon are you looking to buy?

    Last March/April I got myself a real nice Kelty Gunnison Pro tent for ~$120 from Cabelas, normally they ran $300.. I'm guessing they were trying to move the previous year models fast. If you have some time I'd wait for what spring brings..
     
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    He has until April 4th :spy:
     
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    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

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    alps are the ones making the browning tent and the person who started this worked for kelty for years.
     
  15. duckcmdr

    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

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    Sooner than later. I can use my trekker but not wanting too. I should wait till cabelas opens in may or take a trip to hamburg. Didyou get that online or in store. Ill prolly get it from cabelas cause I I have gift cards for there.
     
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    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

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    That kelty is a dome thou. Looking to be able to stand up in my next tent
     
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    I guess that means you heard of them :D
    I learned something today. Thanks. I did not know the history.
     
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    awesome thread! I love camping hiking and exploring as well..
     
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    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

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    Nope. I just was trying to figure out who made the browning and came across that info.
    im glad you have a true test review. Thanks
     
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    Just a heads up for those of you in CA specifically the sf bay area, lyme disease has been found in ticks here, i don't know the details but they were saying it was in every park the tested in. I'll find details later.
     
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