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If you’re an avid camper—or even an occasional camper—you’ve probably gazed enviously at a lofted, rooftop tent that crowns the top of many pickup trucks. And if you’re a non-truck-owner, you probably imagined that those tents were outside of your realm of possession due to vehicle limitations. If this description sounds like you, we’ve got great news. With savvy design and clever engineering, a rooftop tent is no longer exclusive to pick-up trucks. In fact, no matter what you drive, you can find car roof tents that work with your vehicle Interested? Read on to learn more about which rooftop...

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2020 was a year like no other. From lockdowns to social distancing, it’s no secret that we’re all looking for an escape from a year that felt interminable.  As you plan your well-deserved trips for 2021, have you considered adding a rooftop tent camping adventure to your must-do list? If you haven’t, it’s time that you add this revolutionary way of camping to your outdoor excursion list.  Increased Security Let’s face it: Animal invasions can happen when you’re camping. Whether the bear snakes your dinner or the snake slithers into your tent, these interactions are never pleasant.  When you opt...

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When an SUV rolls into your camping area with a rooftop tent strapped to its top, it’s hard not to feel at least a little bit jealous. These high-tech camping tools have become popular for everyone from front country car campers to overlanders driving souped-up Jeeps. You have probably seen your favourite Instagram influencers snapping photos of their rooftop tents too. But what’s the big deal? Are rooftop tents worth it? What is the advantage of sleeping so high off the ground, and why is the average rooftop tent so expensive? Camping Location & Overlanding Many people don’t know that...

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It seems our drive to be outdoors has been greater over the past few years! Maybe thanks to Covid or maybe folks are just getting back to nature. Certainly it seems like there’s more of a drive to camp than we’ve seen in recent decades and part of that might be new technologies and ease of camping with gear like rooftop tents!  More people have been going out camping for the first time, and this means that campsites in popular locations are often booked months in advance. So what is the best way to find car camping spots in beautiful locations that...

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This quick guide to the best rooftop tent makes it easy to choose the tent that’s right for your vehicle and lifestyle. The most important factor to consider is whether a hard shell or a soft shell is the best fit for you. The shell is like the “roof” of the tent. In the case of a hard shell, a fixed, fiberglass roof serves as a flat-top or sloped roof covering. The hard shell is attached to polyester rip-stop canvas walls. When the tent is collapsed for storage or travel, the hard top acts as part of the casing, protecting...

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