6 of the Best Tents for Summer Camping Adventures

We’ve got our fingers firmly crossed that the lockdown will be over by summer so we can enjoy enjoy outdoor adventures here at Coolector HQ. In the hope that it will be, we’ve compiled a list of 6 of the best tents for your summer camping adventures and have found something to suit all budgets and group sizes.

Check out our pick of 6 of the best tents for summer camping adventures below:

Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Tent – $337

The Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 Tent ($337) just got even better with brand new features both inside and out. This includes materials that are stronger and lighter, and hardware that makes setting up even easier. This excellent tent and has awning-style vestibules which enhance the covered living space, and this makes it great for both drizzle and sun protection. Crafted from lightweight double ripstop nylon and mixed-denier fabric which provides extra tear-strength and puncture-resistance without adding weight. ($337)


Kelty Late Start 2 Tent – $160

The 3-season, 2-person Kelty Late Start 2 Tent ($160) sets up quickly and easily – even in the dark – so you can start enjoying nature as soon as the lockdown comes to an end. It boasts a simple 1-door, 1-vestibule design with a full-coverage, waterproof rainfly which is designed to let you have fun on your adventure in wet or dry conditions. It uses Kelty Quick Corner technology which will make sure you can enjoy a lightning-fast setup in any weather conditions or terrains. This brilliantly priced tent from Kelty also has pre-bent poles that help to create roomy interior living spaces. ($160)


NEMO Chogori 3 Tent – $899.99

The 4-season, 3-person NEMO Chogori 3 Mountaineering Tent ($899.99) uses highly advanced materials and an integrated fly that trims weight by 25% and allows for a much faster setup. The external pole structure allows for a completely external setup, which will save valuable time in extreme weather conditions – or if you’re just itching for a craft beer. It uses silicone-treated fabrics which are robust and don’t require seam tape, making them more durable than other similar tents; plus, the fabric is free from toxic fire retardants. The tent offers excellent ventilation, ample vestibule space which are perfect for comfortable camping adventures. ($899.99)


The North Face VE 25 Tent – $749

Incredibly strong, lightweight and ready for uncompromising alpine conditions, The North Face VE 25 Tent ($749) delivers 3-person comfort and 4-season protection for mountaineering and wilderness expeditions at any altitude and in any weather. It delivers a water-resistant canopy and nylon fly with welded reinforcements overhead alongside a fully taped, cut-in nylon bucket floor for extra structural strength below. Some of the most impressive features include the glow-in-the-dark, colour-coded zipper pulls, dual doors and poled, dual-entry front vestibule make it easy to enter and exit, day or night. ($749)


MSR Mutha Hubba NX 3 Tent – $550

Boasting a lightweight design which you can effortlessly take into the backcountry, the updated MSR Mutha Hubba NX 3 Tent ($550) is a sturdy home away from home, which is more than spacious enough for you and two friends. It has an Xtreme Shield™ waterproof coating which will keep you dry, resists fabric stickiness from hydrolysis and lasts up to three times longer than standard waterproof coatings. This high quality tent has two large StayDry™ doors with built-in rain gutters that will keep the elements out; and the adaptable, cross-ventilating rainfly provides airflow in any weather. ($550)


Exped Outer Space III Tent – $499

For shape-shifting, take-anywhere comfort for three and enough space for a party, the Exped Outer Space III Tent ($499) boasts a big pole-supported front vestibule and a rear awning-style vestibule for a comfortable and versatile performance out in the wild. The inner tent can remain attached to fly when stowed, which significantly shortens the teardown time in camp and the strong and light micro-hubs strengthen the pole intersections and eliminate wear of the fly at these critical points. All the doors can be opened in breeze-way mode for flow-through ventilation, cooling occupants in warm weather and reducing condensation in wet conditions. ($499)

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