MEC Camper 4-Person Tent 5042-056

MEC Camper 4-Person Tent

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Show Description

Our game-changing Camper 4 is back and better than ever thanks to an improved pole design and bigger vestibules. No department-store toy, it’s a real tent for camping and backpacking in real conditions (rain and wind). The secret sauce is the combination of basic aluminum poles and inexpensive yet functional fabrics. It's well designed, uses quality construction and is offered at a stellar price.

  • Classic, wind-stable, crossed-pole wedge shape with a spreader pole that gives you lots of headroom and interior space.
  • Twin doors and vestibules with hooded vents provide gear storage for 2 people, and a way out in the night without waking each other up.
  • 40-denier polyester mesh used throughout.
  • DriBase™ waterproof floor offers durable water protection throughout the lifetime of the tent.
  • Fly has laminated double-layer reinforcements behind guy out points and in areas where the pole touches the fly.
  • 2 mesh internal pockets hold headlamps, glasses and other nighttime essentials.
  • Includes 8 wire pegs and a tent pole repair splint.

Tech specs

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Weight 3.76kg
Ideal for
  • Backpacking
  • Car camping

The number of average sized people that the product can comfortably sleep.

Seasons 3-season
Door(s) 2 doors
Vestibule(s) 2 vestibules
Canopy fabric 75-denier polyester
Canopy mesh Polyester no-see-um mesh
Floor fabric 70-denier nylon
Floor coating Ether-type polyurethane
Floor waterproofness

The standard test for coated fabrics uses a standing pipe (column) filled with water. The figures given are the water column height. A 1000mm coating allowed no leaks after 1 minute under 1000mm of water.

Fly fabric 75-denier polyester
Fly coating Polyurethane
Fly waterproofness

The standard test for coated fabrics uses a standing column (a pipe) filled with water. The figures given are the column height. A 1000mm coating allowed no leaks after 1 minute under 1000mm of water.

Pole 7000-series aluminum
Floor length

A measurement based on the longest point of the tent.

Floor width

A measurement based on the widest points of the tent.

Floor area

Square metre measurement of a tent’s usable space. Does not include vestibules.

5.98sq. m
Interior peak height 1.47m
Minimum weight

Includes just the tent, poles, and the fewest pegs and guylines needed to properly set it up.

Packed weight

Includes the full tent with its stuff sack, repair swatches, and all the guylines and pegs.

Packed size 58 x 20cm
Pole diameter 9.5mm
Vestibule area (secondary) 1.748sq. m
Vestibule area (primary) 1.748sq. m
Free standing

These tents can be set up without stakes or pegs on any type of ground. All tents should be anchored or weighted, so they don't blow away.

Additional feature(s)
  • Footprint sold separately
  • Interior pocket(s)
Made in Vietnam