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Hunting Tent: Octopeak Hot Tipi 6-person Video

Hunting Tent: Octopeak Hot Tipi 6-person Video

This group hot tent shelter can be used for spike camp backpack hunting. Easily sleep a buddy with winter gear and tent wood stove, all season long far away from the trailhead. This is rad ultralight backpack hunting base camp setup!

Batwing Camp Tarp x 2 Megahorn Tipi Video

Batwing Camp Tarp x 2 Megahorn Tipi Video

Demonstrating that it is possible to use a Batwing Camp Tarp, to connect two Megahorn Tipi Tents. This gives you a great option for base camp, when the weather is less than favorable. We hope this helps!

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.

Megahorn Tipi with Stove Jack (User Guide) Long Video

Megahorn Tipi with Stove Jack (User Guide) Long Video

This versatile floorless shelter is a suitable option for hunters and outdoorsmen who enjoy 4 season winter camping. The Megahorn when paired with a wood stove, allows ample room for two people to sleep and plenty of gear storage. The Megahorn made from waterproof polyester taffeta, is an ideal shelter for winter camping, providing enough space to use as a base camp shelter.

2021 Backpack Hunting Tipi (Our) Tents Guide

2021 Backpack Hunting Tipi (Our) Tents Guide

One of the most important benefits of backcountry hunting out of a backpack, is the ability to carry everything you need to spend the night in the woods. For certain kinds of hunting, this means walking out of the reaches of roads, and setting up a base camp. Then spending a considerable amount of time living out of a tent.  Having the capability to backpack hunt makes it so that you can improvise your campsite location, how far you want to explore, and how long you want to stay out. No rushing back to the car or campground before dark!

Octopeak Tipi Backpacking Wood Stove Tent (6p) Quick Look Video

Octopeak Tipi Backpacking Wood Stove Tent (6p) Quick Look Video

The Octopeak hot tent is a large winter shelter designed for cold weather ultralight backpacking and backcountry hunting. The silnylon outer tent sleeps up to 6 people as a fully functional portable shelter, with the option to add a stove jack and snow skirts.

2021 Megahorn vs Octopeak Tipi Tent Showdown

2021 Megahorn vs Octopeak Tipi Tent Showdown

We get questions in customer service all of the time. One of the biggest ones is, what is the difference between your Megahorn and Octopeak shelters? So we will try to sum it up as simply as possible, hope this helps!

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.

Top 3 Tent Wood Stove (Titanium) Commonly Asked Questions Video

Top 3 Tent Wood Stove (Titanium) Commonly Asked Questions Video

Common questions asked about the 3W Titanium Wood Stove. This is to help properly set up your hot tent stove out of the box. This turns your winter tent into a hot tent shelter, great for cold winter weather camping!

Octopeak Tipi 6-person Wood Stove Tent (User Guide) Video

Octopeak Tipi 6-person Wood Stove Tent (User Guide) Video

The Octopeak tipi is a large, yet lightweight hunting and backpacking shelter that sleeps up to six people. Let's discuss the setup and features of the Luxe Octopeak ripstop nylon teepee. With a weight under 4 pounds, this cone-shaped shelter will shed rain and snow allowing hunters and backpackers protection for extended stays in the outdoors.

Tent Stove Break Down (Video): Take Apart Titanium 3W Wood Stove

Tent Stove Break Down (Video): Take Apart Titanium 3W Wood Stove

Learn how to take apart a folding wood stove and rolable chimney pipe. The 3W Stove was used in this demo, but this method will work for most stoves on the market, making it possible to fit the portable titanium stove inside a backpack or other small place. We hope this helps you properly store this ultralight wood stove for camping!

Tent Stove Jack (Size and Material) Tips Video

Tent Stove Jack (Size and Material) Tips Video

Want to burn a wood stove inside a tent? A shelter must have a safe way for the stove pipe exit the living area of the tent. Mostly because the stove pipe gets very hot, and without using some precautions, the tent wall fabric will melt or burn. The most common way to provide a closable and sealable hole in a tent, is called a stove jack port. This allows you to have the wood stove smoke to exit the shelter, and still not let the cold weather inside where you sleep.