REI Clipper Tent

Reviews

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The Clipper is a personal favorite. I can't say enough…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $175

Summary

The Clipper is a personal favorite.

Pros

  • Wind proof
  • Good size vestibule
  • Easy setup
  • Great ventilation

Cons

  • Could be a little bigger

I can't say enough about this 3-season tent. I have too many tents and use them all in a year's time, but the Clipper is always my go-to tent.

This double wall sheds rain, wind, even snow better than the other 3-season tents in my possession. The Clipper is close for two people yet grand for one. I now have 4 years of consistent use and it still shows no wear.

I don't know why REI discontinued this winner. I just spent a couple nights out in 35-40 MPH winds and slept well.

Alicia TRAILSPACE STAFF

It's always a bummer when something that's worked out so well is no longer sold.


6 months ago
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Great tent for the money and it stands up to years…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new

Summary

Great tent for the money and it stands up to years of abuse. Good for backpacking or camping in all weather conditions.

Pros

  • Good design

Used this tent for 10 years or so and it's been the best tent I've ever owned. I've used it in rain, snow, and wind and never had a single issue with it. Very sturdy. It's a tight two-person but it's a spacious 1-man. Only thing I've had to do is replace the shock cords in the poles from normal wear and tear.

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I have had this tent for around 8 years now and it…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Sleeps: 2
Ease of Setup: simple

I have had this tent for around 8 years now and it has been solid! Through years and years of abuse nothing has ever failed. Nice and cozy, but also with plenty enough head room to sit up comfortably. Stays dry as long as rainfly does not touch tent fabric. In order to do this make sure you use they guy lines and you will never be wet. Overall... great tent!

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I got this on clearance from REI-outlet. At $84 it…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Design: 3 pole , free standing, 1 door
Sleeps: 2
Ease of Setup: its a snap
Weight: about 6 lbs
Price Paid: $85

I got this on clearance from REI-outlet. At $84 it was hands down the best value for money I could find on the internet. So far it's proven to be a worthy shelter. I have used it 5 or 6 times on backpacks and mountaineering trips. I found it reliable and sturdy in winds. It's a little on the small side so fitting two people in it might be a tight squeeze.

The 3-pole design is nice and stable. I have never camped in rain or snow yet so cannot comment on its water-proofing. It does tend to heat up quite a bit in direct sunlight but I am willing to live with that, because it also means it retains warmth better than a tent with a lot of mesh netting on it.

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Best tent I have ever owned. Between backcountry trail…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars

Best tent I have ever owned. Between backcountry trail work and fire camp I have really put this little baby through the ringer. Many soggy days and no leaks. It fits two if need be but one has all the room they need. There is even a cot that will fit in it (after 6 weeks in fire camp a cot is a good thing). Great value!!!

REI Clipper Tent

Discontinued

The Clipper Tent has been discontinued.

MSRP:
$199.00

The REI Clipper Tent is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen July 24, 2013 at REI.

If you're looking for a new three-season tent, check out the best reviewed current models.

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