TENT TESTED: 3-SEASON TENTS TEST

Posted on June 24, 2016 By

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On this test, price taken into account is fixed because the prices on the market are vary, so if you want to purchase “soft” prices, look for best family camping tents for sale.

Our tests in detail

To evaluate the models submitted by manufacturers, two pairs of testers were responsible for the tests in a flat, grassy ground, a sunny day. It provides valuable information of subject models but is also limited. Indeed, attempts to deliver excellent invoice all its qualities that over intense uses and when drastic climatic situations. To highlight qualities of resistance, impermeability and breathability we could not evaluate.

THE NORTH FACE Merlin 33

Special features: tent 3 people

Materials used: DAC Featherlite aluminum poles, inner tent ripstop nylon 40 denier nylon rain fly PU coating, floor mats Nylon Taffeta PU coating

Weight: 3262 g

Volume when folded: 11.84 L

Interior dimensions:

250 x 140 x 118 cm

Recommended retail price: 420 Euros

Mounting: 3.5 / 5

Manufacturing / Finishes: 3.9 / 5

Tester rating: 4/5

Goodies: 2 large entrances, interior

Cons: weight, folded volume

Overall rating: 13.1 / 20

Namely: A strong model of interior space.

Mounting: 3/5

Manufacturing / Finishes: 3.3 / 5

Tester Rating: 3/5

Goodies: low weight for

3 seats

Cons: little vents, zippers

Overall rating: 13.4 / 20

Namely: Lightweight materials for a spacious tent and a tight price.

VAUDE: Mark II light

Special features: tent for 3,

2 starters, 2 apses, double roof mounts first.

Materials used: aluminum poles 7001, 285T polyester ripstop room,

Double roof and floor mats ripstop nylon 240T

Weight: 2894 g

Volume when folded: 9.5 L

Interior dimensions:

210 x 163 x 106 cm

Recommended retail price: 470 euros

Mounting: 3/5

Manufacturing / finishes: 3.1 / 5

Note testers: 3/5

Goodies: storage bags, interior

Cons: little vents, zippers

Overall rating: 13.9 / 20

Namely: Excellent cabin with two large awnings.

EUREKA: Spitfire duo

Special features: tunnel tent 2 places

Materials used: interior mesh, polyester ripstop rain fly Armatech, soil Nylon Taffeta 70 denier

Weight: 2295 g

Volume when folded: 9.57 L

Interior dimensions:

320 x 180 x 110 cm

Recommended retail price: 170 Euros

Mounting: 5/5

Manufacturing / finishes: 3.6 / 5

Note testers: 3/5

Goodies: interior space, vents

Cons: basic sardines

Overall rating: 16.5 / 20

Namely: Quick to assemble

WILSA SPORT: Scorpion 2

Special features: tunnel tent for 2, 2 side entrances, 2 apses

Materials used: sun shield ripstop nylon 190T PU coating, breathable Nylon Mesh room + ripstop soil Oxford Nylon 210D PU coating

Weight: 2265 g

Volume when folded: 8.07 L

Interior dimensions:

230 x 140 x 95 cm

Recommended retail price: 140 Euros

Mounting: 2.5 / 5

Manufacturing / finishes: 3.6 / 5

Note testers: 4/5

Goodies: 2 large entrances, floor mats

Cons: guying

Overall rating: 16.2 / 20

Namely: A well-designed model with two large entrances and a floor mat back up on the sides.

SALEWA: Zodiac II

Specifics: 2 person tent, 1 entry, the double roof mounts first

Materials used: aluminum 7001 T6 hoops, Nylon room, double ripstop polyester roof, floor mats Nylon Taffeta

Weight: 2338 g

Volume when folded: 8.23 L

Interior dimensions:

210 x 120 x 100 cm

Recommended retail price: 250 Euros

Mounting: 2/5

Manufacturing / finishes: 3.3 / 5

Note testers: 2/5

Goodies: quality double roof

Cons: hard mounting, floor mats

Overall rating: 13.6 / 20

Namely: simple to mount for some, this sturdy tent uses quality materials.

MSR: Hubba Hubba

Special features: tent for 2, 2 doors, 2 apses

Materials used: polyamide 70 denier room and screened 20 denier ripstop polyester double roof 30 deniers, mat polyamide 70 denier

Weight: g 1867

Volume when folded: 6.74 L

Interior dimensions:

210 x 125 x 107 cm

Recommended retail price: 420 Euros

Mounting: 4.5 / 5

Manufacturing / finishes: 4.1 / 5

Note testers: 5/5

Goodies: outstanding finishes, weight / volume

Cons: no rigging

Overall rating: 19.6 / 20 CHOICE EDITOR

Namely: A weight / volume is praised for this model with impeccable finishes.

CAMP: minima

Special features: tunnel tent

2 places, 1 entrance, mosquito room

Materials used: aluminum poles 7001 T6, polyester 50D room, double roof polyester ripstop 185T, waterproof groundsheet

Weight: g 1616

Volume when folded: 5.12 L

Interior dimensions:

205 x 91 x 67 cm

Recommended retail price: 90 Euros

Mounting: 5/5

Manufacturing / finishes: 2.6 / 5

Note testers: 3/5

Goodies: weight / volume, quick and easy installation

Cons: minimum internal space

Overall rating: 16.4 / 20

Namely: A single tent for people who need lightness and minimum congestion.

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