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Minipeak XL 3-person Pyramid Wood Stove Tent Quick Look Video

Minipeak XL 3-person Pyramid Wood Stove Tent Quick Look Video

Quick overview of the Minipeak XL 3-person Hot Tent. Key features include: tent wood stove jack, two doors entry points, floorless or 1.5 person inner tent. Thanks for checking out our shelter!

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.

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.

Megahorn XL Tipi 8-person Wood Stove Tent Quick Look Video

Megahorn XL Tipi 8-person Wood Stove Tent Quick Look Video

Quick overview of the Megahorn XL 8-person Hot Tent. Key features include: tent wood stove jack, two doors entry points with no-see-um bug mesh, floorless/removable floor or peak vent opening for tent stove pipe (with adapter). Thanks for checking out our shelter!

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.
Hot Tent Comparison 2022: Wood Stove Jack Shelters Guide

Hot Tent Comparison 2022: Wood Stove Jack Shelters Guide

We manufacture pyramid, octagon, hexagon and dome shaped hot tents for winter camping. We sew stove jacks into the tent, which makes it possible to put a wood stove inside. This makes it so that you can burn wood as a heat source, to cook food or even dry clothing.

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.

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.