This is a fantastic tent for the price. The durability is not as great as higher priced tents, but that's the trade off for getting a large, instant set-up tent, for such a great price and I'm definitely happy with my choice. I don't see it wearing out any time soon, but there is a difference in thickness of materials between this and some other tents I've had and I think I am more careful to not drag this one on the ground and to pack it up neatly.
I never thought setting up any of the more modern tents (opposed to my grandfather's tent from probably the 1930's) were difficult to set up, so I was surprised that it could be this easy and fast! It's almost unfair for something to be so easy when you are camping, haha, and I'm still at a bit of a loss when I realize it didn't take as long as expected to set up my camp site.
I have set this up a few times, by myself, and it really does take less than a minute, even the first time I tried it. Watching the video once is more than enough training to figure out how to unfold and which poles to extend first. I can have the tent up and staked and still have plenty of time to help unload the rest of our camping stuff. I also love the cabin style, with the higher roof, which I never had before. It makes the tent feel so much roomier and I can get dressed inside easily.
I probably should have gone for the next size up, although the size of this tent all put away is really rather large because of the attached poles. It takes up the whole width of my trunk, opposed to a slightly larger tent I have used that stores in about half the size of this one. The trade off is worth it though, in my opinion and I always look forward to camping again with it. I also really like the large screened top, and putting the cover on is easier than other tents I have owned or used.
I have no complaints and would highly recommend this tent, just be sure to treat it carefully because of the slightly thinner fabric.
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