4 Person Rooftop Tent – A Review of Tepui

Out of all the rooftop tents at Amazon.com four are popular, and out of those four two come from Tepui: Ayer 2 and Kukenam 3. But Tepui also makes 4-person tents: Autana 4, Ruggedized Kukenam 4 and Ruggedized Autana 4. I’m going to walk through going from Kukenam 3 through 4 tents ending in the … Read more

Hard-Shell Roof Top Tents

There are several different kinds of hard-shell tents: 1. Pop-up – Hard-shell is the roof. 2. Pop-out – Hard-shell is one side/roof. 3. Pop-out expandable – Same as #2 but the soft side expands. Why would you want a hard-shell rooftop tent? A hard-shell tent provides more support in adverse weather. Strong winds which can … Read more

Yakima Skyrise Rooftop Tent

The Yakima SkyRise 3 (and SkyRise 2) is a light weight, super easy to install rooftop tent. It compares favorably to other tents like the Kukenam 3 and Smittybilt Overlander. There is one really big outstanding issue: price. The Smittybilt Overlander is much cheaper. That’s going to be difficult to overcome. In this first video, … Read more

CVT Roof Top Tents – Price Tracking

Here is a table of daily prices for CVT rooftop tents : [Legend information is below the table.] Note: Click the little arrow next to the Date in order to reverse sort the column. Legend: 1. Batch = CVT Mt. Bachelor Roof Top Tent 2. Denal = CVT Mt. Denali Roof Top Tent 3. Rain … Read more