I am in love with my Jackson Journey 14. I am now deciding that I would like to start planning overnight trips. I have looked at some tents online and I came across this particular one from backcountry. I am looking for something a little more roomy but this will just be for myself. It seems as if most 1 person setups seem too cramped up according to many reviews so a 2 person may be the way to go…then again it may be overkill for just myself. I plan on camping on and off year round so I would like a decent tent that can stand pretty much all-around weather that can handle hot and cold conditions as well as rain. I still have plenty of research to do but so far this one caught my eye and I like the decent price as well. I am not looking to spend more than $300.00 and this one is cheaper than that. It is a little over 5 pounds packed according to the specs so I do not know if that is too heavy or not (5 pounds seems like it would be no problem to me) but 18" by 7" packed I am not sure this would be ideal for carrying in one of the hatches in the Journey 14 I just have no experience with any of this…I am going to have to measure the hatch for this even though I do think I should have plenty of space for this tent. It was only the many reviews on some single person tents that I was reading where people were saying they can be pretty cramped inside that kind of turned me off from buying a single person tent…but again for just myself if there is indeed a decent single person decent for under $300.00 that still would have a fair amount of room for myself as well as putting my sleeping bag and some gear inside that would be great too.
So if anyone has any suggestions I would really appreciate it. There are soooo many tents out there that can be affordable in my price range I just want to make sure I get a decent one that will be comfortable and decently sized for carrying in the Kayak that I have. I am 5’11" 240 stocky but for all I know there may be a tent setup for a single person for a decent price that is actually more spacious than the ones I have been looking at so I am not exactly stuck on having to have a 2 person setup…I just do not know where to start. The last time I went camping I was in the boy scouts, lol. Well…here is the one I have been checking out which is getting great reviews:
Sorry for the long post but I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder it tends to make me type too much.
Again any suggestions on either a single or 2 person tent for overnight Kayaking Journeys in my Jackson Journey 14 that I have indeed fell in love with would be greatly appreciated.
Oh…here is the link at the one I have been looking at: