The Heyerdahl 2 from The North Face is a 2 person, 3 season tunnel tent weighing 2.81 kg. In this review we will take a detailed look at the design and features of the Heyerdahl 2, to help you decide if this is the right tent for you. Pitching the Heyerdahl Tent The Heyerdahl 2, … Continue reading The North Face Heyerdahl 2 Tent Review
Jack Wolfskin’s Gossamer Tent is one of the growing breed of what I would classify as hybrid tents, which are in between a bivi and traditional one person camping tent, it’s no surprise that many people refer to such tents as Bivi Tents. The Jack Wolfskin brand name and its excellent price have seen the … Continue reading Jack Wolfskin Gossamer Bivi Tent Review
The North Face are one of the leading tent manufacturers and the Talus 2 EU and 3 EU are the latest additions to their range. This review looks at the tents main features and critiques these latest editions to The North Face family.
At only 950 grams the Nordisk Telemark 2 LW is currently our lightest 2 person backpacking tent. It is suitable for 3 season use, even in high winds and has plenty of useful features. Pitching Pick the tent up in its stuff sack and it feels lovely and light. Nordisk have made sure that its … Continue reading Nordisk Telemark 2 LW Tent Review
Update: We are no longer stocking the Sanctuary II RT and instead recommend the Force 10 Strato 2 tunnel tent, which is a 4 season, 2 person tent that weighs 2.26kg. The Jack Wolfksin Sanctuary II RT is a spacious, 2 person, tunnel tent. With a weight of 2.65 kg it is light enough for … Continue reading Jack Wolfskin Sanctuary II RT Tent Review
A Great Year for the CheapTents Outdoor Gear Blog! As the year draws to a close we like to look back over our blog posts and share our favourites. As ever, we've posted some amazing interviews, great gear reviews, insightful outdoor news and thrown in a little bit of fun too! Explorer Interviews This year … Continue reading Our Favourite Outdoor Blogs Posts!
Update: We no longer sell the Hubba HP and instead recommend the Nordisk Telemark 1 LW tent, which is lighter than the Hubba HP and has more features. The MSR Hubba HP is a high performance 3 season, one man tent, with a low weight of 1.36kg. It is easy to pitch and in our … Continue reading MSR Hubba HP – Tent Review
The Jack Wolfskin Time Tunnel 3 RT is a 3-4 season tunnel tent, ideal for cycle touring, which sleeps 3 and weighs 4.79 kg. It has a large vestibule with two entrances and the tent makes use of the Jack Wolfskin Real Tunnel (RT) Technology, a system which increases stability, also due to the curvature of the poles … Continue reading Jack Wolfskin Time Tunnel 3 RT – Tent Review
Update: We are not currently selling the Mirage 200. As an alternative we recommend the Jack Wolfskin Gossamer II which is a tunnel tent as opposed to the semi-geodesic style of the Mirage. The Mirage 200 is a 2 man, 3 season backpacking tent from Vango's expedition range. With an RRP of £150 (July 2012) … Continue reading Vango Mirage 200 Tent Review
Update: Please note that the Power Tokee has been discontinued. As an alternative we recommend the Nordisk Telemark 1 LW instead. This week's Product of the Week (09/07/12) is the Vaude Power Tokee Ultralight 2012 Tent. A tent we've chosen as a star product, it's a favourite amongst our customers and one of our best … Continue reading Vaude Power Tokee Ultralight Tent – Review