I swear up and down by coleman tents. We have two now, one is 4 person dome that I use when camping by myself or with 1 other person. the other is a Bayside, also a 4 person, but it will sleep 4 people, plus gear with walking space. Best thing about it is the 6' ceiling all the way to the edges. Granted my hair rubs but its nice being able to stand. Both of mine are in the "guide series" line, so they have the heavy tarp floors, double welded seams, watertight zippers etc. I have had the dome in some sever thunderstorms with 50 mph winds and buckets of rain, not a single drop has come in. Other tents in the group not so lucky.
I havent slept in a tent since i bought my first rv, 9 years ago. Now, 4 rvs later it is very easy to get used to having a nice comfy bed and your own clean bathroom.
I've thought about that but I like to think that the tents keep me young Honestly though, many of the places I have spent nights or even weeks, a tent is the only way to have some shelter.
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Severe weather is what lead up to the purchase of the North Face for me. I love a tall tent but sometimes the short height is what keeps it together. You ought to post a couple pictures (please ) to show the construction if you have some. I like seeing other tents than what I own.
and just think of how many tents you can buy just with the gas money you spend filling a motor home.. let alone the cost of owning one. Ill stick to the tent, its called camping not moving your house to the woods for the weekend
Now now; I think we can agree that waking up on a rainy morning in an RV would have its advantages. Camping comes down to choices; choices about destinations are the predominate ones that dictate tents, however I would often appreciate the comfort of walls and a furnace Up here the heat thing is a player. I have a hard time motivating when everything including the tent is covered with a thick frost or worse. Often I think of getting just a small tow behind camper so that I could base camp from one area without dealing with the foul weather wakeup........
I have two tents, a Hilleberg Allak, if weight is important (just 2,9kg) and one Eureka when I am going to the campcround together with my wife. The Hilleberg tent is for one person OK, with two persons you should love each other pretty much The Eureka tent has two (or one bigger) sleeping areas and enough room to place a table and two chairs.