A person can go 7 days without food, 3 without water, but might not survive more than a few hours against inclement weather. Whatever the weather, you want the best rated 4 season tents, so you can throw it in your truck and use it all year long.
Your spouse and kids will thank you in the warmth and safety from insects and pests. I put five tents to the test last week on my little expedition and risked my warmth and tailbone, so you don’t have to.
Best Rated 4 Season Tents
It is time that I reveal you 5 camping tents that are appropriate for all four seasons and were evaluated as best.
|GEERTOP 4-season Tent||2 person||3.9/5|
|Weanas 4 Seasons Double Layer Tent||2 person||3.7/5|
|Luxe Tempo 4 Season Tent||2 person||4.3/5|
|Flytop 3-4 Season Tent||2 person||3.8/5|
|MoKo Waterproof Family Camping Tent||3 person||5/5|
Here you have details about each of the mentioned tents that are good to use all year long.
GREERTOP 2-Person 4-Season Backpacking Tent
This GREERTOP 2-Person 4-Season Backpacking Tent comes in two colors: banana yellow and shamrock sorbet green, and it is just big enough for two normal-sized sleeping bags. However, if an extra-wide sleeping bag is needed, or if both occupants are larger, or if there are any pets coming along, this tent isn’t going to be big enough.
I found this tent about exactly what I was expecting for the price. It was reasonably easy and fast to set up, and wasn’t too heavy as I lugged it around on my back. With just me alone, this tent was quite cozy and I had plenty of space around me inside the tent for my things.
I liked the mesh sidings that I could open up on hotter days, and also that I could close the flap solidly over them.
WEANAS 4-Seasons Double Layer Backpacking Tent
This WEANAS 4-Seasons Tent is cozy for one person but just barely fits two sleeping bags. It comes in many colors and has a small size for 1 to 2 people and a medium size for 3 people. The tent was lightweight at just under 3 pounds, and I felt the quality was quite good.
I felt concerned that the light fabric would tear easily, but it held its own. I had mixed feelings about the ground stakes because while they were sharp, they also seemed a little flimsy, so I worried about inserting them into ground if it was too hard.
Luxe Tempo 2-Person 4-Season Freestanding Backpacking Vestibules
Coming in bumble bee yellow as well as slate grey, the Luxe Tempo 2-Person 4-Season Tent is like the others in that it can house 2 sleeping bags side by side or comfortably fit one person with lots of personal items, but any more than that and it’s simply too small.
Unlike the others, the front door canvas flap is made with style, and it’s possible to prop it up like a little porch, say to provide shade or shelter under a vertical rain. But it’s a little heavier, at just under 6 pounds packed up. It has 2 doors, good ventilation, and I found it sturdy and waterproof.
Now, what I liked the best about this tent was its unique mesh gear loft, a place where the crossbars meet inside the tent that can be affixed with a mesh netting to hold things. With two people, this loft can really make the difference between crowded and just cozy enough.
Flytop 4-Season 2-Person Double Layer Backpacking Tent
The Flytop 4-Season 2-Person Backpacking Tent weighs 6 pounds, has 2 doors, has a snow skirt, comes in different colors, and has mesh that can be covered with solid flaps. It can fit two sleeping bags tight, or be quite cozy for just one person. Mine had a small hole in the rain fly, so some rain came into my tent, but I was able to patch it easily enough, and after that it did a pretty good job of keeping out the rain and cold.
It took me 15 minutes to assemble this tent on my own and I only had to consult the instructions twice, so it was fairly intuitive. I liked that it had a little hook as well as storage pockets that I adored. I felt that this Flytop tent was pretty good.
MoKo Waterproof Family Camping Tent
This MoKo Waterproof Family Camping Tent tent looks exactly the color of puppet Kermit the frog and blended right in with the little scrubland valley I was camping in. The red accents reminded me of a fishing pole. This tent can fit 3 sleeping bags side by side, so it would be comfortable for 2 people, or very comfortable for 1 person. It weighs just about 10 pounds so it was mildly uncomfortable to lug around on by back as I hiked.
The Moko waterproof backpacking tent has a sort of open front approach, with a doored inner room, so if you had too many things, you could just leave them in that front area, called a vestibule, and for the most part they’d stay safe and dry.
Personally, I had trouble setting up this tent and I felt like it took longer than it should have because my tent seemed to be missing the instructions. I felt that the fabric was sturdy and it did a good job of keeping the rain out. The zippers functioned well and all was as it should have been.
Best Rated 4 Season Tents
My personal prize for the best rated 4 season tents has to go to the Luxe Tempo Freestanding Backpacking Vestibules. After I was done hiking I found myself setting this tent up just to let some of my hiking gear dry after getting wet on the way home.
I didn’t want to set them on the ground because the dogs have a way of making things disappear into holes in the back yard. But I really, I wanted one more excuse to crawl inside this tent one last time before I put it away for the end of hiking season.
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