User Review: Ozark Trail 2-Person Junior Dome Tent
Design: three season free standing dome
Ease of Setup: very easy
Weight: 4 lbs approx.
Price Paid: $20
I have used this tent two years in a row for 3-4 night hikes on the Appalachian Trail and it performed extremely well for the price. Set-up and take down are very quick and easy.
My hiking companions with high-dollar tents were still struggling to get their tent gear out of their packs while mine was already set up. I have had no trouble with poles breaking or water leakage.
In fact, the first night I used this tent on the AT we experienced a violent hail storm with high wind and heavy rain. My hiking buddies soon bailed out of their expensive tents to try to cram into an already occupied shelter, but I hunkered down in this little tent with minimal water intrusion.
I was very surprised and pleased with its performance and the others at the campsite were amazed that the tent held up under those conditions.
Also, it is very easy to pack and is lightweight.
Main drawback is that its interior hardly accommodates two persons, and it requires me to sleep on the diagonal, however for the price I can't really complain too much.
I plan to use it again this year without reservations.