Wenzel Timber Creek
Design: Three season tent
Ease of Setup: You need two people...
Weight: 7 lbs.
Price Paid: $35
After a year of use I can say this is an great summer tent that will keep you dry. If you get mild to fairly strong wind it will hold firmly only if you manage to figure out the best tent position against the wind. I tested all sides facing the oncoming wind and the results were:
If the wind slams the sides it will stand strong and if you set the front door against the oncoming wind it will hold strong as well. If you make the mistake of facing the wind with the back window if will most likely tent to collapse on you...Not sure why.
I give it only 3,5 stars because it does not come with the strongest poles in the market and because it will not keep you dry if you set the sides facing the wind and rain...The water will run up the walls, reach the mesh shield and eventually let some drops in...
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The 9'x7' Timber Creek is a 1 room tent that has a rugged polyethylene floor for long term durability. It sleeps 4 and the 2 windows, front and back, are hooded to allow ventilation even in rain. The windows combined with the 2 large roof vents (non-closable) provide excellent ventilation. The rainfly is a coated polyester and won't sag in rain and resists UV damage better than nylon. 1 door, with a closable window for easy entry and exit. Sleeps 4 Weather Armor polyester fly - 600mm coating. Won't sag and resists UV breakdown. 2 windows and 2 roof vents for excellent ventilation Bathtub style rugged and durable 1000D polyethylene floor with welded seams Shock corded fiberglass frame. 1 door - for easy entry/exit. Roof vents allow for ventilation - non-closable Sidewalls are durable polyester. Pole pockets makes set up easy. Hooded windows in the front door and back wall allow for ventilation even in rain. Sleeve and clip set up for fast and easy set up every time. 1 gear pocket to store small stuff Flashlight loop Tent, pole and stake bags included. Fire retardant. Import.