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Brands include Coleman, Columbia, Kelty, Eureka, The North Face and more.

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Backpacking and Family Tent Reviews
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Coleman Tents Review Columbia Camping Tents
Eureka Camping TentsKelty Tents
North Face Tents Other Tent Brands

Best Consumer Camping Tent Reviews
Who Won The First Prize?

DateNameReview
Feb 2010Peter from VirginiaKelty Mantra 7 Camping Tent - All-in-all, this is a beautiful, huge, sturdy, yet somewhat frail tent...
March 2010Michelle from VirginiaEureka Sunrise 11 Camping Tent Review - The Eureka Sunrise 11 is the perfect camping tent for our family...
April 2010Janis from IndianaTrailhead 8 by North Face - I didn't read any good family tent reviews until I found the North Face Trailhead 8...
May 2010Z from North CarolinaMSR Hubba Hubba Tent Review - The MSR Hubba Hubba tent is by far the best backpacking tent I've ever used...
June 2010Bill from GeorgiaEureka Timberline 2 Review - I've been using a Eureka Timberline 2 for about 15 years...
July 2010 Tom from Virginia Eureka Copper Canyon 1512 Review - The Eureka Copper Canyon 1512 tent is a great buy and wonderful tent for a family...
August 2010 Jason from Florida Eureka Solitaire Tent Review - I have several tents intended for different trips and my favorite tent that I have is my Eureka solitaire tent...
Sept 2010 David from New York North Face Trailhead 8 Review - My favorite cabin tent is the three room, North Face Trailhead 8...
Oct 2010 Tim from Alabama Appalachian Trail Tent - This past year I took a year off of school to go hike the Appalachian Trail...
Nov 2010 Gregory from Colorado REI Hobitat 6 Tent - The Hobitat by REI is easy to set up. It is sturdy and the price was so right...
Dec 2010 Angel from Minnesota Kelty Ridgeway 8 Person Tent - We bought our 8 person Rideway tent from Cosco about 6 years ago and we love it...
Jan 2011 Sid from California Marmot Mercury Tent Review - I have owned a Marmot Mercury camping tent for almost 10 years...
Feb 2011 Wanda from Alberta Kelty Gunnison Review - We have used both the Kelty Gunnison 2.1 and 3.1 tents to backpack...
Mar 2011 Happy Camper from Canada North Face Trailhead Tents - We would without reservation recommend The North Face Trailhead series tents...
Apr 2011David from Tennessee Kelty Ridgeway - I don't understand the bad reviews fo this tent. I've used it extensively for years...
May 2011Kent from Montana Coleman Instant 6 Man Tent - I have spent most of the past three weeks spring camping with this tent...
June 2011Wayne from South Wales Gelert 6+2 Tent - Although the tent was a good purchase, the front porch was useless...
July 2011James from OntarioColumbia Cougar Flats II - I love the Columbia Cougar Flats II tent & here's why...
Aug 2011Chris from OntarioMarmot Halo 6 Review - The Marmot Halo 6 will protect you, your family & gear and here's why...
Sep 2011 Vlad from Ohio My Camping Memories - I've had a lifetime of memories while camping in Coleman tents...
Oct 2011 Pamela from California Columbia Bugaboo ii - Why is this tent considered good? It's terrible!...
Nov 2011 Shannon from Texas Copper Canyon 1610 Tent - The Eureka Copper Canyon 1610 is an incredible family tent...
Dec 2011 Courtney from Pennsylvania Eureka Summit XT3 - I am the very happy owner of a Eureka Summit XT 3 person tent...
Jan 2012 Jeremy from Seattle REI Base Camp - The REI Base Camp tent kept the water from coming into the tent...
Feb 2012 Joe from NJ Eureka Grand Manan 7 - My Eureka Grand Manan 7 tent has served me very well... I give it 5 out of 5 stars...
Mar 2012 Rick from NH North Face Rock 22 - I just spent 3 rainy nights in the Rock 22 and it kept me and my gear very dry...
Apr 2012 Joe from NJ Coleman Evanston 6 -This is a great and inexpensive tent. Pros: small size for packing, completely waterproof...
May 2012 Anonymous Coleman Sundome Elite - My Wife and I love our Coleman Sundome Elite!! We've had our Sundome Elite for a year and a half...
June 2012 Laurie from Maine Eureka Sunrise 8 - I heartily recommend the Eureka Sunrise 8 tent...


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