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Recommendations from sleeping countless nights in the woods and years of hiking trails. So grab a tent and go camping!

Rocket XL Shelter: User Guide Video

Rocket XL Shelter: User Guide Video

The ultralight Rocket XL wood stove tarp was designed with the tall hunter in mind. Available with extra length (over 11') which can fit tall people, wood stove and gear. The side entrance doubles as a tent awning/glassing tarp.

Luxe Inner Set Up (Pro) Tips Video

Luxe Inner Set Up (Pro) Tips Video

This is the proper way to setup your Luxe inner tent (Hexpeak 2p Tipi shown). Your peak pulled to tight will reduce sleeping space, or the floor pulled too tight will reduce headspace. Here are steps to get the proper pitch.

Using Wood Burning Stove Inside a Tent Video

Using Wood Burning Stove Inside a Tent Video

We recommend these steps on how to use a wood burning stove in a tent. Following these recommendations you can use a tent wood stove inside your shelter. This comes in handy for winter camping, and backcountry hunting.

Hercules Tent (Quick) Set Up Guide Video

Hercules Tent (Quick) Set Up Guide Video

The Hercules is a 4-season, freestanding dome shaped wood stove tent, for hunting and camping. It was designed to use a wood burning stove inside.

Hot Tent Definition (What It Is and Basic Function) Video

Hot Tent Definition (What It Is and Basic Function) Video

A hot tent is a shelter that’s equipped with a wood stove jack, which makes it possible to pass a red hot chimney through the tent wall. Often used for backcountry hunting and winter camping in cold weather.

Backpacking Tarp Set Up Tips and Very Common Mistakes

Backpacking Tarp Set Up Tips and Very Common Mistakes

Join us as we set up the Polatouche tarp. We will go over basic tarp set up and common mistakes made when setting up any camp tarp. We hope you found this helpful and can apply it to your next camping adventure.

Wood Stoves for Tents (What They Are) Function and Tips Video

Wood Stoves for Tents (What They Are) Function and Tips Video

What is a tent wood stove? A tent wood stove burns wood as fuel and requires a stove jack for the chimney to exit the shelters living area. Generally, a stove jack is made of a fireproof material which makes it possible for a red hot chimney pipe to exit the tent.

Ultralight Hot Tents | Ripstop Silnylon for Hunting and Camping Video

Ultralight Hot Tents | Ripstop Silnylon for Hunting and Camping Video

Our Ultralight Octopeak and Hexpeak XL Tipis are made from ripstop silnylon waterproof fabric, They’re our most packable wood stove tents in the Luxe shelter collection.

Kill Kit (Elk Hunting) for Backcountry Backpacking Video

Kill Kit (Elk Hunting) for Backcountry Backpacking Video

Items we use to process game in the backcountry. These pieces of gear will help you maximize processing efficiency and minimize weight by only bringing the bare essentials. A great beginners guide who are just getting into backcountry hunting. Learn about what you might need in the field and get creative with your own kit.

Tent Set Up and Take Down (Heavy Rain) Video

Tent Set Up and Take Down (Heavy Rain) Video

How to set up and take down a backpacking tent in the rain. Very helpful for winter camping, backpacking and backcountry hunting. Hope this helps!

Rocket XL 1.5/2-person Tarp (Teaser) Wood Stove Shelter Video

Rocket XL 1.5/2-person Tarp (Teaser) Wood Stove Shelter Video

This wood stove tarp was designed with the tall hunter in mind. Available with extra length and side entrance which doubles as a tent awning/glassing tarp.

Megahorn Tipi Set Up (Short Version) Guide Video

Megahorn Tipi Set Up (Short Version) Guide Video

Megahorn Tipi Wood Stove Tent set up. This shelter is used for winter camping, hunting and lightweight backpacking. We hope this helps!