REI Alcove Shelter
Piece of crap. Broke the first time I used it, because…
Source: bought it new
Piece of crap. Broke the first time I used it, because of wind. Weak plastic connectors and stake lines. Can't handle moderate wind.
- Pretty good design, function, and setup
- Weak parts, can't handle wind.
Can't handle wind.
Great sun/rain shade. Easy to set up and holds up…
Ease of Setup: Very easy.
Weight: About 13 pounds
Price Paid: $100
Great sun/rain shade. Easy to set up and holds up to wind/sun/rain well. The center guy lines are needed to be attached (does not come with the shelter)in order to keep rain from collecting. Definitely recommended.
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The REI Alcove is a freestanding, floorless rain and sun shelter with substantial wind integrity--and it fits over a picnic table!