Reviews

This Camden, Maine, original tent is roomy for two…

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

Summary

This Camden, Maine, original tent is roomy for two people even with a pack harbored inside overnight.

Pros

  • It looks great.
  • It’s a collectible.
  • It’s nearly indestructible when properly used.
  • It lasts decades and decades. Mine is now 26 years old.

Cons

  • It’s no longer manufactured.
  • Due to decomposition of the floor material, I had to replace the floor by former Moss Tent Co. employees at Tent Repair in Maine, who did a perfect job of it.

This tent is the best tent I’ve ever owned.

Alicia MacLeay TRAILSPACE STAFF

Thanks for letting us know about your Moss tent, TigerFang. I'd love to see some pics.


3 months ago

I have had my Moss Olympic for 17 years. I have put…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $600

I have had my Moss Olympic for 17 years. I have put it through hell over that time. Summer thunderstorms in Appalachia, winter snow, you name it.

Too bad they went out of business.

I've used my tent from the Adirondaks to Costa Rica…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Sleeps: 2
Ease of Setup: very easy

I've used my tent from the Adirondaks to Costa Rica and found it to be very reliable. A bit heavy compared to newer tents but 20 years of use makes it a good investment. I'm now shopping for another because my family has grown.

Excellent year round. Can take a frost liner. Good…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Design: 4-season, freestanding, long dome
Sleeps: 3
Ease of Setup: Easy and quick
Weight: 3.5 kg
Price Paid: $600

Excellent year round. Can take a frost liner. Good vestibule - handy summer and winter. A nice tent for wind and snow. Well made for long term use. Wonderful at altitude and in very cold conditions. Vestibule is very useful.

An aethetically pleasing tent. It looks like a sculpture…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Design: 4 season
Sleeps: 2-3
Ease of Setup: sets up with ease
Weight: about 7 lbs
Price Paid: about $500

An aethetically pleasing tent. It looks like a sculpture in addition to being a wonderful shelter. Reliable and strong with pleasing colors. I have used my tent in a myriad of conditions over many years. It's a classic!

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