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Alpkit Rig 7 2011

£45.00

Alpkit is an internet-only retailer based in the UK, and its ever-expanding range of technical kit now includes tents and tarps. The Rig 7 is a little different from the usual and expands on the basic tarp shape to allow almost infinite pitching options. DesignThe Alpkit Rig 7 is a large rectangle in the classic tarp vein with a few ...

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Alpkit Rig 7 (2013)

£50.00

The Alpkit Rig 7 offers the classic tarp design of a large rectangle of fabric that can provide shelter for several people, but with the addition of numerous reinforced rigging points that are evenly spaced across the whole tarp. These additional rigging points can be used as guy line attachments or as pegging points around the base, which means it’s ...

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Outwell Oregon 4

£129.00

This is a very spacious 4-person family tent, with an equally massive porch, which means if living space is your priority this leads the way. It is pitched with poles sliding through the sleeves around the outer and pegs locating into the ends of the poles. You get ladder lock webbing adjusters to make the task of tensioning easier, and ...

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Exped Scout Tarp Extreme 2011

£165.00

Exped kit tends to be robust, functional and ready for the worst of conditions. Expeditions need low weight too, and this tarp has a good balance between all these points, as well as being a multi-person shelter. DesignThe Exped Scout Tarp Extreme has the familiar plain rectangular outline of a tarp, but it’s actually quite complex. The edges have regularly ...

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Robens Dreamer

£169.00

This 4-person family tent pitches outer-first with three poles sliding through continuous sleeves where one end of the sleeves is sewn shut to make pitching a little easier. Ladder-lock webbing straps around the base make tensioning easy too. Inside you get a massive (220cm) porch at one end, which allows a couple of bikes to be stored or a load ...

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Easy Camp Boston 400 2010

£170.00

The Easy Camp Boston is a new model based around the popular tunnel design, with a massive front porch area that leads to spacious sleeping rooms at the rear. Large windows make the porch extremely light and airy, while the low price tag gives this an irresistible financial edge that anyone on a budget would no doubt welcome. DesignTunnels make ...

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Gelert Alaska 4

£199.00

This is a perfectly proportioned tunnel tent from Gelert, with a useful living area in the centre, and bedroom compartments for two at either end. More awkward to pitch than some, but stable once up and ideal for weekend campsite-based trips or longer family holidays.

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Vango Equinox 350

£250.00

Like many Vango tents, this 4-person family tent is pitched outer-first which is ideal for the wet weather so often encountered in the UK. Three colour-coded poles slip easily through mesh sleeves around the outer, while ladder-lock adjusters make the tensioning easier. The inner tent is suspended inside and provides plenty of room. The porch area is huge at 220cm ...

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Vango Nevis 400 2010

£340.00

Vango has for many years dominated the quality end of the family camping market, and the Nevis 400 is typical of the company‘s attention to detail. The tent follows the popular tunnel configuration but it benefits from the quality components and a feature set that lift it above the average family tent. Design From the outside the Vango Nevis 400 ...

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Marmot Halo 4P

£400.00

This 4-person family tent pitched inner-first with poles slipping easily through mesh sleeves around the inner. The flysheet is then draped over the top and clipped in place with ladder lock webbing adjusters. This is very easy and fast to pitch, and creates a very stable structure. I particularly like the layout of having a porch and entrance at each ...

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Macpac Hemisphere

£550.00

This is a super-tough and super-stable 4-person tent that is ideal for mountaineers. It benefits from a 6-pole geodesic structure than is incredibly stable. It pitches inner-first, with the poles being colour-coded and slipped through continuous sleeves. There is a porch and entrance at each end, which is ideal when four people are coming and going. Each porch entrance easily ...

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Tentipi Onyx 7 CP 2010

£585.00

Tentipi Adventure Nordic tipis are based on the traditional Sami dwellings of the nomadic reindeer-herding people of northern Sweden. So they are designed to withstand the worst weather, while allowing the campers to sit around a warm fire inside the tent. Their cosy design makes them ideal for the outdoor family looking for a more ‘traditional’ camping experience. DesignTipis have ...

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MSR Stormking

£640.00

This is an incredibly spacious and stable 4-person tent that is far easier to pitch than its appearance might suggest. The trick is that all the poles are the same length and each slides through a continuous sleeve on the inner. So pitching is very easy and the flysheet goes over the top where it is attached to the base ...

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Terra Nova Laser Space 5 2010

£750.00

Many backpackers will know Terra Nova for its lightweight and expedition tents, but it also makes group tents. The Laser Space 5 is extremely light for its size, which means it should allow a family of four to get everything they need into a small car, rather than needing to tow a trailer or fit a roof box. DesignThe Laser ...

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Mountain Hardwear Trango 4 2010

£750.00

The Mountain Hardwear Trango 4 is a classic winter mountaineering tent that is based on the tried and trusted four-pole geodesic design that has proved itself in the world’s most extreme weather conditions. So this is a tent for the outdoor family that wants to push the limits, camping wild whatever the weather, and yet remain safe and comfortable. DesignThe ...

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