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Megahorn XL Tipi (8p) Wood Stove Tent: User Guide Video

Megahorn XL Tipi (8p) Wood Stove Tent: User Guide Video

Setup of the XL begins with staking out 4 opposing corners and inserting the included center pole. Because of the height of the shelter, we recommend clipping the top cap on prior to inserting the center pole.
2022 Megahorn vs Octopeak Tipi Tent Showdown

2022 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!

2022 Hexpeak Tipi vs Minipeak Pyramid Trekking Pole Tents

2022 Hexpeak Tipi vs Minipeak Pyramid Trekking Pole Tents

We get questions in customer service all of the time. One of the biggest ones is, what is the difference between your Hexpeak and Minipeak shelters? So we will try to sum it up as simply as possible, hope this helps!
2022 Backpack Hunting Tipi (Our) Tents Guide

2022 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!

Top 6 Tent Wood Stoves in 2022

Top 6 Tent Wood Stoves in 2022

Adding a wood stove to your large teepee or tent can be great in those cold months of the year. For decades hunters have added wood stoves to their large military style canvas tents to keep warm in the winter. Now, with the availability of lightweight materials (titanium and stainless steel), several companies have started manufacturing small lightweight packable stoves for backpacking, hunting or winter camping.

Hexpeak XL vs Minipeak XL 3p Comparison Video

Hexpeak XL vs Minipeak XL 3p Comparison Video

Let’s Compare the Luxe Minipeak XL and Hexpeak XL. Use these shelters for cold weather hunting and backpacking. Both have the available tent wood stove jack option, to create a hot tent for winter conditions.

Twinpeak Wood Stove Tent (5p) with Awning: User Guide Video

Twinpeak Wood Stove Tent (5p) with Awning: User Guide Video

The Luxe Twinpeak basecamp hunting and backpacking hot tent. Setup of the Twinpeak begins with staking out the 4 end corners first. Then insert your two poles. Now stake out remaining stake out points and adjust tension.

Twinpeak 5-person Awning Tent with Stove Jack Quick Look Video

Twinpeak 5-person Awning Tent with Stove Jack Quick Look Video

Quick overview of the Twinpeak 5-person Hot Tent. Key features include: tent wood stove jack, 3 doors entry points (one of which opens as tent awning), floorless or optional 2-person inner tent. Thanks for checking out our shelter!

Twinpeak Awning Tent Bikepacking with Wood Stove Tips Video

Twinpeak Awning Tent Bikepacking with Wood Stove Tips Video

Cold weather bikepacking with the Twinpeak Tent with Awning. We took our Twinpeak deep into the backcountry and paired it with the 3W Titanium Tent Stove, for a comfortable winter camping experience. We also explain in detail the proper tips and technique to utilize the awning to its full potential. We hope this inspires you to go sleep outdoors soon!

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!

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.