Alps Mountaineering Taurus 4-person Tent
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Eureka Copper Canyon four Tent
The extra dollars and the additional pound and some change have been nicely price it. First off it would positively accommodate two individuals and their gear (utilizing the vestibules for gear). Since I was solo I was able to hold my gear contained in the tent, which gave me piece of thoughts that I was not going to have accidental encounter with a scorpion or other desert critter in my gear. It allowed for total air flow which on the warmest night was very welcome. This journey was during monsoon season so I anticipated I would get a minimum of one storm.
I did discover an enormous advantage to the 2 particular person mannequin at this point, except for the extra room. I was capable of open one flap on every of the vestibules to get a nice breeze through the tent and nonetheless hold the rain out. The rain fly does have vents within the prime which are good but there was nothing like having the extra airflow with one side of each vestibule open. The little mesh “gear loft” in the high of the tent was great for keeping track of small light-weight objects.
The second storm came although later in the day and was not almost as strong. I was resigned to spending a while in the tent as to not get soaked.
I purchased this tent for a solo backpacking trip into the mountains in NM. It was a reasonably good climb so I was being pretty weight aware (on a reasonable price range).
I had learn the critiques and checked out the measurements on each. I opted for the 2 individual model, therefore the evaluation of this product.
The stakes that come with it are ok, but I did opt for some groundhog stakes as a substitute and I assume that was additionally a sensible idea, especially how properly they held up in the wind. I did take a small poly tarp with me to make use of under the tent since it was somewhat rocky.
I saw the storms developing and I put the rain fly on, it took me about two minutes which was right on par for the period of time it took to set up the tent (5 minutes). The climate received pretty rough, the wind was gusting over 50 mph and the rain got here down hard, greater than an inch in half-hour during the first storm. The tent stayed completely dry, I was actually quite impressed.… Read More