Retail Price: $359.95
Specs per manufacturer: Packed weight–13 lb 15 oz. Floor area– 90 sq ft. Head height–75″. Combo of sleeves and clips for pole/tent attachment.
Findings: When it comes to housing 6+ people on the trail, there are lots of options, but only a few good ones. Some large family tents weight as much as 50 lbs and lack most of the features you need to really get out there in the woods. It is one thing to pitch a tent on your lawn for a sleep over, it is entirely different to set up your tent for a week in a remote area. The Big Agnes is well built, has great details and is still large enough to house my whole family and some of the kids’ friends to boot. If you are looking for a quality tent for your brood, check out Big Agnes. By the way, this same tent also comes in a 4 man size. Big Agnes also makes sleeping bags big enough for both parents and a baby in between. Check out the slide show for more pics of the tent set up.