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The Advantages of Canvas Tents Plus Our Top 4 Picks

There are many reasons we are upgrading and considering canvas tents for our future camping experiences.

Having grown up camping, I spent the first several years of my life camping in canvas tents.

When I became an adult, I realized canvas tents were expensive, but something you could keep for decades. However, canvas tents were not in the budget, so I spent a considerable amount of time trying to find the “right” tent.

I have owned many fantastic tents, but they never lasted.

Between the camp cot feet digging holes in the floor, zippers breaking, and the rain fly never getting taut enough to prevent it from touching the screen and dripping water on my face when sleeping, something needed to change.

So, here we are. We are buying a canvas tent.

Durability for the Long Haul

Canvas tents are durable for a couple of different reasons.

First, you have protection from UV rays. Sun rays degrade synthetic tent materials over time, which causes the material to sag and tear.

Also, punctures to tents are the bane of my existence. Between simple carelessness or the legs of the cot rubbing on the floor, punctures are a thing.

A canvas tent does not rip or tear easily, even when meeting the business end of a sharp object. Also, if you do have a rip or tear, repairing is a cinch.

Winter Is Coming, and Spring, and Summer…

Unlike most “normal” tents, a canvas tent is a true four-season hero.

If you are a winter camper or planning to give that a try, a canvas tent is a good option.

Many canvas tents already come with a stove jack, so you can add a tent stove.

A stove jack is an opening, usually with a silicone sleeve for the stove pipe. You won’t have to worry about your tent melting.

Also, the canvas is a fantastic insulator. You avoid those wild temperature swings as the day turns into evening.

Canvas tents are tremendously windproof as well. Our history with a synthetic material tent and the wind left a lot to be desired, but I know canvas is tougher and a lot easier to secure in windy weather.

Furthermore, I know manufacturers design canvas tents with rain in mind. Many canvas tents offer natural waterproofing. However, it is easy to add an extra layer yourself.

Condensation and Breathability of Canvas Tents

Canvas tents are more breathable than synthetic material, so you will have fewer condensation issues.

Condensation is water vapor that happens when you have a cold surface and warm air. Essentially, this is humidity.

As you sleep and breathe inside your tent, you could have moisture inside your camping abode. Also, cooking in your tent or trying to dry wet clothes can cause this issue.

Ventilation is key to prevent condensation. Even though canvas tents are more breathable than synthetic, look for a canvas tent with decent ventilation.

It’s Getting Hot in Here

We do a lot of warm weather camping, so I am looking hard at the features of canvas tents that lead to comfort.

I know canvas is breathable and does not react as fast to abrupt temperature swings.

However, that may also mean it takes a while to cool down, and I am not interested in sweating while I sleep.

Therefore, ventilation is key. I am looking for plenty of air vents and windows on multiple sides of the canvas tent.

What to Consider When Shopping for Canvas Tents

When shopping for a canvas tent, you must consider your needs.

For example, canvas tents are heavy; therefore, if you have your hopes up for something you can carry while backpacking, this may not be the best tent material for you.

Also, the size of the tent is a consideration. If you camp with your family, pets, or both, you need to make room. If you are winter camping and plan to bring a stove, you need a smidge extra space.

Pay attention to the ventilation set up as well as door access. There are some tents with doors on both sides of the tent, which is fantastic to avoid tripping over people on your way to pee in the woods.

There are other handy features, as well. Extension cord pockets to run power are nice if you want a fan or air conditioner.

Sleeve jacks and ceiling or wall mounted stash bags are nice add-ons as well.

Also, I care about how the door opens. I am one of those who struggle with zippers in the middle of the night, so I pay attention to door features.

The 4 Best Canvas Tents on the Market Today

It took a while to narrow down the choices.

However, we believe all of these canvas tents are worth your consideration.

1. Sierra 12 Canvas Tent

Teton Sport’s Sierra 12 Canvas Tent includes a free lifetime warranty, which is a huge plus in its favor.

This canvas tent is 12 feet by 12 feet and is just over 8 feet tall.

You can squeeze in 10 people, but you are more comfortable with just six.

This tent includes one door, so if you were hoping for multiple entrances for convenience and added ventilation, you are out of luck.

Although, the door is extra wide, and that generosity adds to the ventilation factor and makes it easier for door-challenged people like me to navigate.

Also, the walls of the Sierra 12 Canvas tent are 100 percent canvas cotton, and the floor is a 19-ounce sturdy polymer.

The floor of the Sierra is removable, which is kind of a cool idea if you want more of a canopy tent. It is a bathtub style floor, and the floor zips off and on up at the top of the bathtub line.

In addition to the floor being removable, you can roll up the vertical sides, so you have a true canopy experience with this canvas tent.

The pole system is a vertical pole along with a door pole. The vertical pole has a weather cap to help avoid unwelcome elements into your tent.

There are ventilation spots up at the top of this tent as well as down low closer to the bottom.

Also, there are stash pockets for your small items as well as access for electrical cords.

There is not a stove jack built into this tent, so if you were hoping to bring a stove, you will need to alter the tent.

2. Kodiak 10 x 14 ft. Flex-Bow Canvas Tent

Kodiak’s footprint in the canvas tent business is substantial, as is their reputation. Based out of Utah, Kodiak is known to use high-quality materials to make their tents and accessories.

Kodiak uses a Hydra-Shield 100% Cotton Duck Canvas. The Hydra-Shield is rather nice because it is a silicone finish that makes the canvas breathable, but it protects you from the rain.

This tent is 10 feet by 14 feet, and it weighs 79 pounds. While this is heavy, it is comparable to other canvas tents of this size.

The ceiling height is 6 feet and 6 inches in the center, so walking around is easy.

Unlike the bell tents, this tent is shaped more like a cabin. You may prefer this over the bell-style tent because some campers feel they lose floor space when they have to duck to reach some areas of the tent.

This tent has a 7-foot-wide awning, which is a nice feature to have if you have rainy conditions and do not want to go directly into your tent in a rainstorm.

Furthermore, the strong frame is galvanized steel, and the tent has spring steel rods to keep the tent taut.

Also, this tent has plenty of ventilation. There are a window and door on opposite ends of the tent and tunnel flow vents at the top corners that are designed to keep the rain out when open.

The floor is a thick 16-ounce polyester vinyl floor, and you will find several gear pockets and a gear loft for storing small items.

3. WHITEDUCK 16ft Regatta Bell Tent

WHITEDUCK’s 16-foot Regatta Bell Tent is a spacious and high-quality yurt-style canvas tent.

This bell tent’s sidewalls are nearly 3 feet tall, which means you can walk closer to the edge without having to crouch down or duck. Also, if you have a cot-style camp bed, you can get closer to the edge of the tent without losing floor space.

The Regatta has two windows and two doors, and the door opening is very generous. There are vents at the top of the tent, as well, to channel warm air out.

Furthermore, the edge of the tent just at the top of the sidewall extends out to allow you to keep the windows open while offering some protection from the rain.

The tent is an actual four-season tent with the addition of a stove jack for winter or cold weather camping.

The duck canvas has a water and mildew treatment applied to ensure your tent is waterproof without sacrificing breathability.

One reason this tent is a strong contender is the amount of space with the 16-foot option. If you camp with family or friends or need a lot of room inside, this will give you what you need.

However, this tent does take up a lot of space at a campground with extended guy lines. If you are low on camp space, be aware of the footprint of this tent.

Although, this tent does come in a 10 and 13-foot option if you need something just a little smaller.

4. WHITEDUCK 13′ Avalon Bell Tent

We want to take a moment to point out WHITEDUCK’s Avalon Tent, as well.

This tent is a standout for many reasons. This tent has many of the same features as mentioned in the previous bell tent. For instance, the higher sidewalls make it a lot easier to use more of the floor space. Also, the center height is generous.

However, this tent does have eight total windows all along the sidewall, making the cross-ventilation a definite pro. The other sizes of this tent have a different window count.

You can remove the groundsheet and roll up the sides if you wish to have a canopy style tent.

Also, the front door area has a tension rain flap to keep out the rain with your door open.

Furthermore, there are sleeping pods available for this tent in the event you want more space. These are sold separately, though.

The 13-foot Avalon sleeps up to six people, but this style also has a 16-foot and a 20-foot version.

If you go for the 13-foot, the capacity may be six, but if you want maximum space and comfort, you may want to only have three in the tent.

What We Chose and Why

We spent hours going over all these tent options. In the end, we decided to go with the Kodiak although it was a close tie with the WHITEDUCK options.

Because it was so close, we chose to go with a cabin-style tent because we can open more doors and windows. Plus, those doors and windows are opposite one another for maximum airflow.

The tent size is similar to what we are used to, so we know how to function in the space. Also, we were concerned with the shape of the bell tent leading to unused space.

We have friends who have both styles, and we love both tent styles.

Therefore, I can say with confidence once you work out your needs based on how you like to camp, any of the options will suit you.

Lets Go Camping

At this point in life, many of us are ready to grab a tent and get away from home for a while.

In most cases, a tent is necessary for the camping experience.

Also, replacing synthetic tents is a hassle and you often realize it when it is too late to do anything about it.

Therefore, investment in a canvas tent is a worthy one.

What canvas tent did you choose? Answer in the comments.


A teacher by trade, Victoria splits her free time between freelance writing, her camping blog, and (frantically) guiding her teenagers into becoming functional adults.

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Winter Sleeping Bags: Stay Warm on Your Winter Adventure

If the promise of a scarcity of people, clear sky, and the smell of pine has you ready to go camping, you probably need to consider winter sleeping bags before you head out.

Winter camping has its own personality compared to summer camping, and the glory and enjoyment of camping during cold weather diminish if you are cold and miserable.

Therefore, it is vital to plan to ensure you stay warm when you sleep so you reap your winter adventure benefits.

Got Sleep?

Camping in the cold or snow requires a little extra calculation to handle the environment. It is vital to both stay warm but not overheat and cause yourself to sweat.

Being sweaty increases the risk of frostbite and decreases the ability to stay warm in the long run. The risk of sweating is why you do not want to pile on blankets to keep warm.

Not all sleeping bags are created equal. It would be best to have a quality winter sleeping bag that meets your portability, function, and warmth needs.

Who Does This?

Heading out to a remote area in the winter does a lot to help you sleep in the long run. Research shows that exposure to real darkness without artificial city lights resets your circadian clock.

The study showed that just a week of sleep after camping in the winter gets your body to produce melatonin at a normal rate.

Also, camping in the winter gets you away from the crowds and forces you to slow down. Even in the winter, being in nature improves your stress levels and better prepares you to cope with what life throws your way.

How We Reviewed

Before diving in and sifting through the features of winter sleeping bags, we discovered the sought-after winter sleeping bag features that make winter camping fun.

We learned that you do not want to be cold, but you also do not wish to overheat.

The sleeping bags we present all have a variety of features. Also, we understand individuals have unique needs from the length of the bag, temperature expectations, and even compression weight.

Therefore, we worked to find various bags that exhibit quality construction and have the features you need.

What You Need in a Winter Sleeping Bag

There are several features unique to winter sleeping bags. Some of these features add to the functionality of the bag, while some are for convenience.

Winter sleeping bags fill type

There are a couple of options for fill types in winter sleeping bags.

First, you have synthetic material, which tends to be less expensive. Also, this fill type makes winter sleeping bags hypoallergenic.

Another option is goose feather down. Down tends to be more expensive, but down winter sleeping bags are warmer and easy to pack up small.

Depends on the weather

Temperatures vary drastically depending on where you camp. Sometimes it is just a little on the chilly side. Other times it is so cold you might question your sanity for sleeping in a bag.

Winter sleeping bags tend to have temperature ratings such as 20 degrees and zero degrees.

If you are camping in the fall, spring, or an area with mild winter temperatures, you might consider a 20-degree bag.

However, if you prefer to camp in insanity, meaning frigid temperatures, you need to look at winter sleeping bags with a zero-degree rating.

Also, it is vital to remember the ratings often have a comfort and survival limit. For example, your zero-degree sleeping bag might keep you alive at 15 degrees, but you will be comfortable at 30 degrees.

Lastly, be aware women tend to sleep close to seven degrees colder than men. Therefore, keep that in mind when selecting a bag for its comfort temperature rating.

Size and shape matter

The shape of your sleeping bag is also essential because it contributes to the ability to retain heat.

Often, the form of winter sleeping bags looks like a mummy.

Also, you want to ensure the size is not too small because you don’t want your sleeping bag to compress while you are in it. The compression causes you to lose heat.

The extras

Tons of add-on features are not necessary for survival, but they help make your time in a sleeping bag more enjoyable.

Some noted features include a media-friendly stash pocket, zipper foot vents, and a hood to keep in the heat. Also, zipper location and baffles matter as well.

Top Winter Sleeping Bag Contenders

There are several winter sleeping bags up for consideration that are sure to keep you warm.

The best winter sleeping bag for you, however, comes down to your unique needs and the temperatures during your adventure.

Moose Country Gear Frontier -20° Sleeping Bag

Moose Country Gear’s Frontier sleeping bag has a 20 below rating. With this rating, you are likely to be comfortable even in extreme camping environments.

Although, this is the extreme limit of the bag. You may need to make adjustments to your environment to keep warm.

This adult-size bag is windproof and waterproof. Despite being waterproof, the interior sleeping area’s design means any perspiration transfers away from you.

The fill type is synthetic, and the inner liner is nylon.

The shape is the expected mummy shape favored for winter sleeping bags, and it is 34 inches at the shoulder area and 86 inches long.

Hyke & Byke Katahdin 0°F 625 Fill Power Hydrophobic Sleeping Bag with Advanced Synthetic

Hyke & Byke’s Katahdin Zero Degree Sleeping Bag has a lot to offer.

This bag has a survival limit at zero degrees Fahrenheit, but the comfort limit temperature is 15 degrees Fahrenheit.

The fill is an advanced synthetic material designed to perform even when it is wet. The loft of the synthetic material creates space to keep in warm air.

This mummy-shaped winter sleeping bag features an anti-snag zipper, an interior stash pocket for your cell phone, or other small items.

The bag compresses to 11 inches by 8 inches, and it weighs under 4 pounds, which makes it lightweight enough for backpacking.

Lastly, this bag comes in three different lengths. The short version is suitable for those up to 5 feet 6 inches tall. The regular length is for those up to 6 feet tall. For those over 6 feet, look for the long length.

Outdoor Vitals Summit StormLOFT Down Sleeping Bag

Outdoor Vitals has several Summit Series winter sleeping bags worth considering. This bag is filled with the company’s 800-fill StormLoft Water Repellent Down.

Also, the cover is a ripstop polyester with a coating making it water-resistant. Because of the down fill, the bag is warm and lightweight.

Also, the company scooted some of the down away from the back to the feet. The down at the back offered little warmth because of the compression. Having more fill at the feet will keep your feet warmer.

Also, the bag has baffles to keep the down where it is meant to be.

Outdoor Vitals were careful to label their bags with their rated temperature, not just the lower comfort and survival ratings.

The Summit series has more than one temperature rating to this series. The temperature range is 15 degrees to 30 degrees. Also, you have options for lengths, too, including short, regular, and long.

Lastly, this bag features boxed zipper baffles and shoulder baffles to eliminate colds spots.

Marmot Trestles 0° Sleeping Bag

Marmot’s Trestles 0° Sleeping Bag has a lot to offer.

The high loft insulation is synthetic, and the design is meant to have a maximum loft on the top and a blanket-type construction at the bottom for comfort.

This sleeping bag is called a zero degree bag, but the comfort temperature is right around 15 degrees Fahrenheit. While that is not quite zero degrees, it is pretty close.

This mummy-shaped bag has a shoulder circumference of 62 inches and a 47-inch foot-box.

This sleeping bag compresses into its stuff sack and weighs just under five pounds.

There is a second zipper in this bag for quick and easy ventilation if you get too warm. Also, the main zipper’s design reduces snagging.

You can expect drawcords, hanging loops, and a stash pocket for your smaller items as far as extra features.

Hyke & Byke Eolus 0°F Ultralight 800FP Goose down Sleeping Bag

We discussed Hyke & Byke’s synthetic winter sleeping bag already, but they also have their Eolus down sleeping bag to consider.

The fill for this bag is ultralight 800 FP Hydrophobic goose down. The bag is very lightweight at less than three and a half pounds, depending on length.

The outside of the sleeping bag is water repellant ripstop nylon.

The zipper has an anti-snag design with a baffle, and the bag features oversized shoulder baffles for added warmth. Also, the shoulder and hood have drawcords so you can pull it tighter to your body if needed.

The foot box has enough room for your feet, and the bottom of the foot box area has two loops so you can hang your bag to air it out or to dry.

Sierra Designs Cloud 800 / 20 Degree Sleeping Bag

If zippers are not your friend, consider the Sierra Designs Cloud Sleeping bag.

This sleeping bag is mummy-shaped and contains 800 fill Down.

The outside of the sleeping bag is nylon ripstop and includes a nylon ripstop liner on the inside.

You can expect comfort in weather as cold as 26 degrees Fahrenheit and a low limit of 15 degrees.

The shoulder circumference for this bag’s regular length is 60 inches, and the hip comes in at 58 inches. The longer lengths give a little bit more room.

Other features include insulated shoulder pockets, so the bag stays wrapped around you. Also, there is a sleeping pad sleeve underneath to keep your sleeping pad here it should be.

Backpackers favor this sleeping bag as it is very lightweight. The long version of this winter sleeping bag is barely over two pounds.

Finally, the foot box of this bag has self-sealing vents to allow in some air if needed.

Teton Sports LEEF Regular 0 Degree Ultralight Mummy Sleeping Bag

The Teton Leef sleeping bag is designed with layers in mind. Teton added an extra layer in the foot box to keep your toes nice and toasty.

The fill of this sleeping bag is synthetic, and it is called PolarLite Micro insulation. The shell is ripstop nylon, which is water-resistant, and it also has a poly liner.

You can expect to survive the night with temps as low as zero degrees. However, to be comfortable, plan to camp in 34-degree weather.

This sleeping bag has several notable features, too.

You will find a puff hood for extra warmth around your head and an inner storage pocket. Also, the liner is a brushed microfiber, which makes it rather soft.

Furthermore, there is extra padding along the zipper to prevent cold air from getting in.

There are different lengths and sizes of this sleeping bag, but you can expect this bag’s weight to be just over four pounds.

Stay Warm out There

Winter camping has a lot to offer those looking for adventure.

Before heading out to a winter wonderland to sleep in the cold, you must be sure you can stay warm.

There is much to consider when looking at winter sleeping bags.

You have to consider the expected temperature of your trip because that determines the sleeping bag’s temperature rating.

It is also essential to be mindful of the difference between the survival temperature rating and the comfort temperature rating. You might survive in a zero degree bag, but you are not likely to have a fun time if the comfort level is 30 degrees.

Once you determine temperature needs, decide if you want or need down or synthetic. Down is long considered premium in a sleeping bag, but synthetic often does better in wet conditions. Plus, if you are allergic to down, you don’t have a choice.

You might look for other features, including the room in the foot box and whether the company added a stuff pocket on the inside.

In the end, the perfect winter sleeping bag comes down to what you need and your priorities.

What winter sleeping bag did you choose? Answer in the comments.

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A teacher by trade, Victoria splits her free time between freelance writing, her camping blog, and (frantically) guiding her teenagers into becoming functional adults.

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The Best 5 Winter Camping Tents with a Stove Jack

If winter camping is on your radar, you might be looking at the fact there are no bugs to contend with and people are scarce. You can enjoy amazing views and solitude without having to cope with the same distractions summer campers face. However, you might be concerned with staying toasty warm while camping in the winter and need to review winter camping tents with a stove.

There are plenty of options for winter camping tents with a stove jack to help make your winter adventure comfortable and serene. All you need to do is evaluate your needs to pick the right tent for your camping situation.

Stove Jacks and Winter Camping

Camping out in the cold may not seem like an ideal way to spend some downtime. However, there is only one problem with camping in the winter, and that is staying warm.

Fortunately, you can stay very warm on your winter escape by ensuring your tent is ready for the elements by finding the best tent with a stove jack.

Having a tent with a stove may seem peculiar, but if your tent is of the right material, you absolutely can include a stove for warmth and even cooking.

However, you need a way for the smoke to escape the tent.

What Is a Stove Jack?

The stove jack is a smoky problem-solver because it creates a safe place at the top of the tent to allow the flue to direct smoke outside.

A stove jack protects your tent from the hot flue pipe of a stove. The stove jack is at the top of the tent and is sewn in to protect the surrounding area from the heat.

Typically, tents with a stove jack mean you may include your own stove. However, if your tent is the right material, such as polycotton or canvas, you can sew in the stove jack yourself.

What Qualifies as the Best Winter Camping Tents with a Stove?

Before picking out a winter tent with a stove jack, there are some points to consider.

Material

The biggest concern about winter camping with a stove is melting the fabric of the tent. Therefore, the choice of materials is vital.

The tent material must not melt in the heat. Also, winter tents need to breathe because moisture builds up and can make a tent uncomfortably steamy. Appropriate airflow helps keep you and your belongings comfortable and dry.

Canvas is an excellent choice for a winter tent, but it is heavy, and the weight may not suit your needs.

Nylon is a lightweight tent material, but it does not handle the heat, and it will melt.

Stove jack location

Some stove jacks are located at the top of the tent, while others are on the side. If your pipe is going straight up, the smoke has an easier time leaving the tent. Also, if you have a side vent, you need an elbow joint for the stove pipe.

You might consider the stove jack location depending on either the stove you have or the configuration of the stove you wish to buy.

How We Reviewed Winter Camping Tents with a Stove

We compiled these winter camping tents with a stove jack options based on tent-style commonly used as winter camping tents.

Also, we took into consideration the internal structure and size of the tent itself. We included a variety of sizes for consideration because we understand that not everyone has the same needs.

In addition, we evaluated the fire retardant properties and the quality and thoughtfulness of the materials used to make the tent itself.

Best Winter Camping Tents with a Stove Jack

The following winter camping tents with a stove jack are fantastic options for consideration for your next winter camping adventure.

1. Preself Tipi Hot Tent

The Preself Tipi Hot Tent option is lighter in weight, making it a better option for those who backpack and hike while camping.

The tent material is an anti-tear 210T polyester. It is waterproof and resists wind and rain.

The stove jack is fire retardant and fits all caliber of stove pipe. The fabric of the jack is coated in silicone and will handle temperatures up to 572 degrees.

Furthermore, it will not become brittle when exposed to cold climates. The jack is removable, as well.

This tent is a four-season tent and can fit up to three people and the stove. However, the three people include two adults and a child. So plan to consider who needs to be in the tent at once and the storage of gear.

The diameter is just over 10 feet and has a height of just over 5 feet.

There are two air vents and double doors on this tent. You can expand the gap between the bottom of the tent and the floor to help with dew and condensation.

Also, the tent includes a one-person mesh tent.

If you decide this is the tent for you, you will receive the tent, removable jack, pegs, ropes, and a pole. The stove and stovepipe are not included.

2. PlayDo 4-Season Cotton Canvas Bell Tent

If you need a lot more space while winter camping, the PlayDo 4-Season Bell Tent is worth considering. The tent is similar to a yurt and can fit four double mattresses with room to spare for gear.

This tent is heavy-duty due to its 300 gsm of waterproof cotton fabric. It can tolerate snow, a reasonable amount of rain, and wind.

The seams’ stitching is taped to help with weatherproofing, and despite how heavy duty it is, the tent is breathable.

There are air vents at the top of the tent, and the windows feature zippers and nets. Furthermore, one of the walls of the tent rolls up to allow maximum airflow.

Also, the tent is suitable for all four seasons. The stove jack is at the top of the tent rather than the sidewall and it is five inches in diameter. The stove jack has a sturdy flap to cover the area when not in use.

The tent features mesh storage bags for small items, and the door has a frame, making navigating the zipper easier.

The tent poles include a rain cap that pops on to the top where the pole runs from inside the tent to outside. And the vents at the top are screened in to prevent bugs from finding a way inside.

This tent is definitely heavier than the first one listed, but if you have more people and plan to stay put, you have space for everyone. Plus, if you prefer glamping over camping, this tent has a lot to offer.

3. POMOLY HEX Hot Tent with Wood Stove Jack

If you are looking for an exceptionally waterproof tent, consider the POMOLY Hex Hot Tent.

This tent includes 300D oxford cloth. Also, the inside of the tent has a silver-coated layer, which helps the tent be more waterproof and warmer.

This added layer is very durable and helps in all sorts of weather. In the summer, it is cooling, while in the winter, it reflects the heat from your stove back to you.

The stove jack has a flap to secure the space when not in use. Also, the jack is on the sidewall, but it is far enough up where you do not need an angle for your stove pipe.

This tent has six sides and includes a snow/rain skirt on all sides. The floor dimensions are nearly 70 square feet, and it has a peak height of 95 inches.

Also, the ventilation is located at the top and the bottom of the tent. There are two doors opposite one another.

This tent is large enough for a stove and up to two people. However, if you need to store your gear inside, plan on using this for just one person.

If you are camping in other seasons and do not need a stove, you could fit up to three people depending on gear space.

This tent has a built-in half tent suitable for one person. With both doors open, the other half works as a vestibule.

Also, this area is the location of the stove jack, so you may open or enclose the area and still sleep separately if you wish.

4. WINTENT 4-Season Teepee Tent

The WINTENT Teepee Tent is lightweight, waterproof, and includes taped seams.

This tent has a center height of nearly 8 feet and a floor diameter of over 11 feet. Also, the tent includes a stove jack just shy of 5 inches in diameter.

The capacity of this tent is up to four people without the stove or a lot of gear. You will need to adjust for the addition of the stove.

The tent weighs almost 19 pounds, so while it is not the lightest of tents, it is reasonable.

Also, this tent has another unique feature. There is an inner mesh tent that you can set up separately from the rest of the tent. This part of the tent has its own floor.

If you decide to use the rainfly part of the tent with the stove jack, it has a tarp floor, as well. This tarp floor is removable, though.

There are two doors on this tent, making it easy to get in and out of without climbing over people. Also, there are vents at the top and bottom.

5. POMOLY HEX Plus Hot Tent with Wood Stove Jack

The POMOLY Hex Plus tent has many of the same features as the Hex, but with added benefits.

The material is still 300D Oxford Cloth with the inner silver coating. This coating works to keep heat inside when you have a heat source, but it also keeps cooler air inside during warmer months.

The stove jack is flame-retardant and includes a cover when not in use. Also, the ventilation is located at the bottom of the tent or at the top. The tent features a removable cap at the top for maximum airflow and ventilation.

The Hex Plus features two doors opposite one another, and it has a skirt around the outside. By piling rocks or other materials over the skirt, you prevent rain and snow from entering the tent.

The dimensions of the Hex Plus are different than the previous Hex we discussed. The floor dimensions are over 125 square feet, and the peak height is 106 inches.

That means you can fit up to three people with the tent stove. If you do not need the tent stove, you can fit up to six people depending on how much gear needs storing in the tent.

Have Fun and Stay Warm in Winter Camping Tents with a Stove

Camping is not just for the warmer summer months. There is a lot of fun to have camping in the winter. The biggest issue with winter camping is the struggle to stay warm.

However, there are several winter camping tents with stoves to consider to stay warm when on a camping adventure.

There are options to consider before buying. You must evaluate if you are camping in one spot or backpacking. This consideration is vital because the material that makes a tent flame retardant is heavier than the typical nylon of regular tents.

Also, it would be best if you considered how many people are camping with you and need to fit in the tent. Some tents will barely squeeze two people with a stove and gear while other tents are more generous.

Either way, buying a tent that includes a stove jack means you can tent camp in all kinds of weather.

Which winter tent with a stove did you buy? Answer in the comments.

 

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