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Camping Tents

1 Person Solo

1 Person Solo Tents

Big Agnes, Eureka!
2 Person Tents

2 Person Tents

Big Agnes, Chinook, Eureka!, SwissGear
3 Person Tents

3 Person Tents

Big Agnes, Chinook, Eureka!, Stansport, Wenzel
4 Person Tents

4 Person Tents

Chinook, Eureka!, Grand Trunk, Stansport, SwissGear, Wenzel
5 Person Tents

5 Person Tents

Chinook, Eureka!, Wenzel
6 Person Tents

6 Person Tents

Chinook, Eureka!, Paha Que, Winchester Tents
7+ Person Tents

7+ Person Tents

Chinook, Eureka!, Paha Que, SwissGear, Wenzel
Screen Houses

Screen Houses

Eureka!, Kelty, Paha Que, Wenzel
Shelters

Shelters

Eureka!, Grand Trunk, Paha Que, Slumberjack, Stansport

When camping, a tent can become your home away from home. You rely on a tent to protect you from the cold and rain. Your tent also can provide privacy. Tents even provide protection from bugs and other annoying insects. Tents come in a wide range of sizes from small single-person tents, to large cabin and frame tents.

With that said, a tent is arguably one of the most important pieces of camping gear that you will purchase. Therefore, Top Gear Camping realizes that the decision to buy a tent can be a difficult one. We have compiled a list of several important factors to consider when you are deciding which tent to buy.

One important aspect to consider when you are determining which tent to purchase is what time of year you will be using your tent most frequently. Tents are generally designed for one of the three following types of weather classifications:

  • All-Season or Convertible Tents: This type of tent has the ability to be used all year round. However, the all-season/convertible tent does not perform well in winter weather. These work best for relaxed family summer camping.
  • 3-Season Tents: This is the most versatile type of tent. A three-season tent works well in everything but the coldest weather conditions.
  • 4-Season Tents: As its name implies, a four-season type of tent is built to withhold the coldest weather climates.

Another constraint for a tent buyer to consider is the size and weight of the tent that they purchase. This will often be determined by for what type of activity the tent will be used. For example, if one is driving in a car to camp, then he/she does not need to worry about the size or weight of the tent when packed. However, if someone is planning on backpacking or mountaineering, size and weight will be crucial factors. Top Gear Camping sells tents from the leading brand names with exactly this type of person in mind. We have a wide selection of quality discount backpacking tents that are small and light enough for one to carry as he hikes.

It is also important that your tent be made of quality materials that will last. A variety of materials can be used to make tents include:

  • Cotton Tents
  • Polyethylene Tents
  • Nylon Tents
  • Rip-stop Nylon Tents

Each of these types of material has their own positives and negatives. However, it is most important that your tent will breathe well and produce the least amount of condensation. Weather your tent is made from cotton, nylon, or some other type of fabric, it also should be waterproof and UV protected.

Waterproofing is additionally an important factor to consider when comparing tents. Since a tent will be a backpacker or campers only place for shelter, it should provide safe protection from the elements. Therefore, it is important that your tent is completely seam taped to prevent leaks in wet, rainy conditions.

A quality waterproof tent should also have good ventilation. This is the final step to keeping you, your belongings, and your tent dry. A tent should have a rain fly that allows proper ventilation to occur to prevent the buildup of condensation inside the tent. In addition, it is beneficial to have a tent with awnings over the doors so that these can stay partially unzipped in the rain.

Rain is not the only weather factor to consider when purchasing a tent. You should also be aware that your tent might need to stand up to strong winds. A-frame tents, tunnel tents, and dome shaped tents tend to stand up best to strong winds. This is important so that you are not blown away in severe wind conditions.

1 Person Solo Tents

Product DescriptionManufacturerPricePreview

Solo Tents

Eureka! 1 Person SoloSpitfireSolo Tents
Seedhouse TentBig Agnes 1 Person SoloSeedhouse 1 Person TentSeedhouse Tent

Solo Tents

Eureka! 1 Person SoloSolitaireSolo Tents
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2 Person Tents

Product DescriptionManufacturerPricePreview
Mountain Breeze TentEureka! 2 Person Tents$271.28Mountain Breeze Tent
Mountain Pass 2XTEEureka! 2 Person Tents$179.90Mountain Pass 2XTE
High CampEureka! 2 Person Tents$499.90High Camp
Eiger Hiker TentSwissGear 2 Person Tents$40.32Eiger Hiker Tent
TimberlineEureka! 2 Person TentsTimberline 2Timberline
ZeusEureka! 2 Person TentsZeus 2 Classic Zeus
AlpenliteEureka! 2 Person TentsAlpenlite 2XTAlpenlite
Emerald Mountain SeriesBig Agnes 2 Person TentsEmerald Mountain 2Person Tent SL2Emerald Mountain Series
Seedhouse TentBig Agnes 2 Person TentsSeedhouse 2 Person TentSeedhouse Tent
Pinnacle PassEureka! 2 Person TentsPinnacle Pass 2APinnacle Pass
Autumn Wind TentEureka! 2 Person TentsAutumn Wind 2XDAutumn Wind Tent
TetragonEureka! 2 Person TentsTetragon 5 Tetragon
SpitfireEureka! 2 Person TentsSpitfire 2Spitfire
ApexEureka! 2 Person TentsApex 2Apex
SiroccoChinook 2 Person TentsSirocco 2, FiberglassSirocco
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3 Person Tents

Product DescriptionManufacturerPricePreview
Olympus, Backpackers Dome TentStansport 3 Person Tents$25.43Olympus, Backpackers Dome Tent
Pinion tentWenzel 3 Person Tents$35.48Pinion tent
Grand Manan 7Eureka! 3 Person Tents$179.90Grand Manan 7
Mountain Pass 3XTEEureka! 3 Person Tents$209.90Mountain Pass 3XTE
Tundraline 3Eureka! 3 Person Tents$279.90Tundraline 3
Aurora 3, FiberglassChinook 3 Person Tents$50.86Aurora 3, Fiberglass
K-2Eureka! 3 Person TentsK-2 XTK-2
Emerald Mountain SeriesBig Agnes 3 Person TentsEmerald Mountain 3Person Tent SL3Emerald Mountain Series
Parkview TentBig Agnes 3 Person TentsParkview 3 Person TentParkview Tent
Seedhouse TentBig Agnes 3 Person TentsSeedhouse 3 Person TentSeedhouse Tent
Seedhouse SuperlightBig Agnes 3 Person TentsSeedhouse 3 Superlight, GreenSeedhouse Superlight
Pinnacle PassEureka! 3 Person TentsPinnacle Pass 3XTAPinnacle Pass
Autumn Wind TentEureka! 3 Person TentsAutumn Wind 3XDAutumn Wind Tent
TetragonEureka! 3 Person TentsTetragon 7 Tetragon
SiroccoChinook 3 Person TentsSirocco 3, FiberglassSirocco
TornadoChinook 3 Person TentsTornado 3, FiberglassTornado
Santa AnaChinook 3 Person TentsSanta Ana 3, FiberglassSanta Ana
CycloneChinook 3 Person TentsCyclone 3, FiberglassCyclone
WhirlwindChinook 3 Person TentsWhirlwind 3, FiberglassWhirlwind
North StarChinook 3 Person TentsNorth Star 3, FiberglassNorth Star
Long StarChinook 3 Person TentsLong Star 3, FiberglassLong Star
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4 Person Tents

Product DescriptionManufacturerPricePreview
Orion II, 4 Person Dome TentStansport 4 Person Tents$53.93Orion II, 4 Person Dome Tent
Sunrise 8, 4 person tentEureka! 4 Person Tents$169.90Sunrise 8, 4 person tent
4-Man TentGrand Trunk 4 Person Tents$199.994-Man Tent
Timber Ridge tentWenzel 4 Person Tents$46.77Timber Ridge tent
Kanderstag Backpack TentSwissGear 4 Person Tents$88.71Kanderstag Backpack Tent
Outfitter TentsEureka! 4 Person TentsAssault Outfitter 4Outfitter Tents
TimberlineEureka! 4 Person TentsTimberline 4XTTimberline
TetragonEureka! 4 Person TentsTetragon 8Tetragon
Twin Peaks GuideChinook 4 Person TentsTwin Peaks Guide 4, FiberglassTwin Peaks Guide
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5 Person Tents

Product DescriptionManufacturerPricePreview
Ponderosa tentWenzel 5 Person Tents$61.29Ponderosa tent
Beartooth tentWenzel 5 Person Tents$104.03Beartooth tent
Grand Manan 9Eureka! 5 Person Tents$289.90Grand Manan 9
TetragonEureka! 5 Person TentsTetragon 9 (1 Room)Tetragon
SunriseEureka! 5 Person TentsSunrise 9Sunrise
N!ergyEureka! 5 Person TentsN!ergy 9N!ergy
Santa AnaChinook 5 Person TentsSanta Ana 5, FiberglassSanta Ana
WhirlwindChinook 5 Person TentsWhirlwind 5, FiberglassWhirlwind
North StarChinook 5 Person TentsNorth Star 5, FiberglassNorth Star
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6 Person Tents

Product DescriptionManufacturerPricePreview
Pamo Valley 6-Person TentPaha Que 6 Person Tents$446.15Pamo Valley 6-Person Tent
Outfitter TentsEureka! 6 Person TentsTimberline 6 OutfitterOutfitter Tents
Luxury Family TentsEureka! 6 Person TentsEquinox 6Luxury Family Tents
8 Person Winchester TentWinchester Tents 6 Person TentsModel 97, 4-Season8 Person Winchester Tent
SunriseEureka! 6 Person TentsSunrise 11Sunrise
Copper CanyonEureka! 6 Person TentsCopper Canyon 10Copper Canyon
TornadoChinook 6 Person TentsTornado 6, FiberglassTornado
CycloneChinook 6 Person TentsCyclone Base Camp, FiberglassCyclone
TradewindsChinook 6 Person TentsTradewinds Lodge 6, FiberglassTradewinds
Twin Peaks GuideChinook 6 Person TentsTwin Peaks Guide 6, FiberglassTwin Peaks Guide
Long StarChinook 6 Person TentsLong Star 6, FiberglassLong Star
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7+ Person Tents

Product DescriptionManufacturerPricePreview
Promontory, 2 Room, 8 PersonPaha Que 7+ Person Tents$287.28Promontory, 2 Room, 8 Person
Sycamore tentWenzel 7+ Person Tents$129.03Sycamore tent
Mackinac Family tentWenzel 7+ Person Tents$145.16Mackinac Family tent
Promontory 8-Person, 2-Room TentPaha Que 7+ Person Tents$319.53Promontory 8-Person, 2-Room Tent(Picture not available)
Baregg Family DomeSwissGear 7+ Person Tents$225.81Baregg Family Dome
Titan Lodge 8, FiberglassChinook 7+ Person Tents$228.20Titan Lodge 8, Fiberglass
Blue MesaEureka! 7+ Person TentsBlue Mesa 1610 (3 Room)Blue Mesa
Luxury Family TentsEureka! 7+ Person TentsTitanLuxury Family Tents
TetragonEureka! 7+ Person TentsTetragon 1210 (2 Room)Tetragon
Copper CanyonEureka! 7+ Person TentsCopper Canyon 1312Copper Canyon
N!ergyEureka! 7+ Person TentsN!ergy 1210 N!ergy
Pine LodgeEureka! 7+ Person TentsPine Lodge Tent w/Fly/AwningPine Lodge
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Screen Houses

Product DescriptionManufacturerPricePreview
Screen HouseEureka! Screen Houses$164.33Screen House
Biscayne screenhouseWenzel Screen Houses$104.84Biscayne screenhouse
Perry Mesa Screen Room/TentPaha Que Screen Houses$446.15Perry Mesa Screen Room/Tent
Shelter/Screen HousesEureka! Screen HousesExternal ScreenhouseShelter/Screen Houses
Screenhouse SheltersKelty Screen HousesScreenhouse 10'Screenhouse Shelters
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Shelters

Product DescriptionManufacturerPricePreview
Hanalei 10'x10' Instant CanopyStansport Shelters$98.55Hanalei 10'x10' Instant Canopy
Cabana Privacy ShelterStansport Shelters$40.43Cabana Privacy Shelter
Food TentPaha Que Shelters$14.88Food Tent
The Pet ShelterPaha Que Shelters$81.19The Pet Shelter
Tepee Outhouse- Shower, Grey, Fiberglass PolesPaha Que Shelters$118.43Tepee Outhouse- Shower, Grey, Fiberglass Poles
Air Bivy Extreme ShelterGrand Trunk Shelters$134.00Air Bivy Extreme Shelter
Cielo ShelterGrand Trunk Shelters$74.99Cielo Shelter
Portable CanopyEureka! Shelters$239.90Portable Canopy
N!ergy Canopy Side WallsEureka! Shelters$49.42N!ergy Canopy Side Walls
Shelter/Screen HousesEureka! SheltersSolar Shade MedShelter/Screen Houses
Browning TentSlumberjack SheltersBrowning Equinox Canopy 10'x10'Browning Tent
Cottonwood Shade ShelterPaha Que SheltersCottonwood 12x12 Shade ShelterCottonwood Shade Shelter
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