Cabela's Reviews

all 89 reviews
2
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Bighorn Fly Rod 7'6" 3wt

rated 5 of 5 stars Cabela's Bighorn 7'6" 3wt fly rod is a great economical rod that casts extremely well and has a nice moderate to fast action that fishes well…
photo: Cabela's Bighorn Fly Rod 7'6" 3wt
2
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 4 of 5 stars For an affordable fall and winter tent this one is very good value. The four-person version is great for two people and all their hunting gear.
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
0
votes
 

Cabela's Campfire Coffee Pot

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Quality  I have used this on a dozen trips out west when camping in camping grounds or on BLM ground and National Forest ground where you are…
photo: Cabela's Campfire Coffee Pot
0
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Pretty much impossible for one person to set up in windy conditions. Too much ventilation for cold weather camping.
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
0
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Guidewear X300 Gore-tex Parka

rated 5 of 5 stars A quality rain jacket that runs true to size.  I have used this for several years in Canada on fishing trips where it rains every day typically. …
photo: Cabela's Guidewear X300 Gore-tex Parka
0
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 8-Man

rated 4 of 5 stars Very strong and has survived dozens of 70mph storms. Have had for 15 years and rain fly is torn. Cabela's does not sell this separately. So…
 
0
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's XPG Expedition 4P

rated 4.5 of 5 stars It's built like a brick poop house. Great tent. I have taken this to Alaska on a motorcycle trip, camped in Yellowstone, Mt. Rainier, Airventure…
photo: Cabela's XPG Expedition 4P
1
vote
 
4 comments

Cabela's XPG Ultralight 3P

rated 4 of 5 stars Solid midweight tent for three. Moderately light for a three-person. Very roomy for two people, a little tight for three. Comes with everything…
photo: Cabela's XPG Ultralight 3P
0
votes
 
2 comments

Cabela's XPG Trail Pant

rated 5 of 5 stars i would totally recommend these pants to anyone!! They are the best for hiking and basically anything. These pants are very well made. They…
photo: Cabela's XPG Trail Pant
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 5 of 5 stars Strongest dome tent I have owned! I have both the 8-man tent and the 6-man tent with the added floor protector for both, plus they made a corridor…
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
0
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 8-Man

rated 5 of 5 stars Strongest dome tent I have owned! I have both the 8 man tent and the 6-Man tent with the added floor protector for both, plus they made a corridor…
 
1
vote
 
1 comment

Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Light Hikers

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Absolutely the most comfortable boots I've ever worn. I bought my boots at Cabela's....and I paid the price. I was a little surprised that they…
photo: Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Light Hikers
0
votes
 

Cabela's XPG Expedition 4P

rated 5 of 5 stars This tent will take any weather you throw at it. The drawback is the weight, but if you're going into "whatever Mother Nature can throw at you"…
photo: Cabela's XPG Expedition 4P
0
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Alaskan Guide Sleeping Pad

rated 4 of 5 stars It is plenty warm for 3-season camping. Very comfortable. My only real complaint is that it doesn't pack small enough to fit inside my pack.
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide Sleeping Pad
0
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 5 of 5 stars The tent is made of good material for the seasons. Would be a nice all-season tent. I bought this tent for camping with my family in Alaska.
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
0
votes
 
2 comments

Cabela's West Wind Dome Tent

rated 3 of 5 stars Four-person version...nice sturdy dome tent with great vestibule fly that won't break the bank. My wife and I needed to replace a worn out,…
photo: Cabela's West Wind Dome Tent
0
votes
 

Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Light Hikers

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I originally bought these boots for a hunting trip and found that they were probably the most comfortable boots I had worn in a very long time.
photo: Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Light Hikers
0
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Gore-Tex Rimrock Hikers

rated 2 of 5 stars Poor design and quality control at a key joint of a claimed waterproof boot. Not designed for serious trail walking or hiking. Posting here…
photo: Cabela's Gore-Tex Rimrock Hikers
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 5 of 5 stars We have had this tent since at least 1985. We camp all over and the world. It turns water, holds up in the wind, and you can stand up in it.
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
0
votes
 
2 comments

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 6-Man

rated 4 of 5 stars We have camped all 50 states and 10 countries with this tent. We purchased it years ago when Cabela's offered it with a lifetime warranty. Now…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's XPG Expedition 4P

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Bomb proof 4-season tent. Has kept me dry during rain, sleet, and snow. Purchased this tent over 10 years ago and still in love with it. Have…
photo: Cabela's XPG Expedition 4P
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide Sleeping Pad

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Was great until a seam by the valve opened up. I have the 2.5" x 30" x 80 (ish - the "Long" one) - great for car and canoe camping, but it was…
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide Sleeping Pad
0
votes
 
2 comments

Cabela's North Star Bivy

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Good quality at a reasonable price. If you want a bivy-type shelter, but mostly prefer a full size tent, this could would be a good choice.
 
2
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Heated Performance Pinnacle Gloves with PrimaLoft

rated 4 of 5 stars Recently, my husband has been plagued by cold sensitivity in his fingers. This winter has been a cold one, and being out and about in ordinary…
photo: Cabela's Heated Performance Pinnacle Gloves with PrimaLoft
2
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Dry-Plus MXP Pants

rated 4 of 5 stars The Cabela's Dry-Plus MXP pants are lightweight, waterproof, and breathable, and work equally well as rain pants or an outer shell for snow…
photo: Cabela's Dry-Plus MXP Pants
0
votes
 
1 comment

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 8-Man

rated 2.5 of 5 stars Good for standing up against strong wind and not getting wet from hard rains. Bad for being warm. I have camped in this 8-person guide tent…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide Model Cot Kit Combo

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a quality built over sized comfortable cot that provides ample storage for your gear to keep it organized and our of your way, yet accessible…
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide Model Cot Kit Combo
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 6-Man

rated 5 of 5 stars Great tent, love the look, durable, withstands windy storms easily while others are blowing away. Great tent, love the look, durable, withstands…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's GORE-TEX Workwear Gloves

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Great gloves at a reasonable price. These are great pair of Gore-Tex gloves at a reasonable price. I wear them as my daily gloves when it is…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Rainy River Gore-tex PacLite Pants

rated 5 of 5 stars Great value. These are my go-to rain pants when fishing or hunting. I have spent many days in pouring rain and near freezing temperatures and…
photo: Cabela's Men's Rainy River Gore-tex PacLite Pants
0
votes
 

Cabela's Rainy River Gore-tex PacLite Parka

rated 5 of 5 stars Great value. This is my go-to rain jacket when fishing or hunting. I have spent many days in pouring rain and near freezing temperatures and…
photo: Cabela's Men's Rainy River Gore-tex PacLite Parka
0
votes
 

Cabela's All-Leather Mountain Hiker

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Comfortable boots, great value. First the use and foot description: I have a relatively narrow foot (B-C width), size 10½-11, and wear various…
photo: Cabela's All-Leather Mountain Hiker
1
vote
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 0.5 of 5 stars Tent has a lot of great features but they try to skimp on materials for the fly. If the fly were made a bit bigger, it would be a great tent…
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
2
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 5 of 5 stars Absolutely bombproof family camping tent. I have been using this tent every year for myself, wife, and two kids since 2007. I have to say that…
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
0
votes
 

Cabela's Snake River Jacket

rated 3 of 5 stars Nice jacket, its cut and fit are OK just as expected from a Cabela's product, but what I do not like about it is it is not manufactured by Cabela's.
photo: Cabela's Snake River Jacket
0
votes
 

Cabela's GORE-TEX Pinnacle Mittens

rated 2 of 5 stars They are very well made and structured, but rather fragile. Insulation is synthetic. My winter activities generally take place around 2000 to…
photo: Cabela's GORE-TEX Pinnacle Mittens
0
votes
 

Cabela's Guidewear X300 Gore-tex Parka

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is one superb jacket for any type outdoor activity. I recently got the jacket and get it tested under a downpour for almost three hours.
photo: Cabela's Guidewear X300 Gore-tex Parka
0
votes
 

Cabela's Polartec Classic 300 ECWCS Pants

rated 3.5 of 5 stars heavyweight fleece pants for sitting around in the cold and damp. not so great for walking around unless it's obscenely cold out. on the positive…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Mountain Hiker

rated 5 of 5 stars I got mine to replace my Pivetta P-5s in 1985 or shortly thereafter, and still wear them all the time. They still don't leak and have the original…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Hiker 7"

rated 5 of 5 stars I haven't owned an exorbitant amount of hiking boots, but I can say with conviction that these boots are incredible. They're not as light as…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Premier Northern Goose Down Jacket

rated 5 of 5 stars I got it, as usual, through Ebay. At first, I was a little skeptical as to the practicability of the jacket. I checked through Cabela’s online…
photo: Cabela's Premier Northern Goose Down Jacket
0
votes
 

Cabela's Camp Kitchen

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Of course this is for camping with a vehicle. Although it's a bit cumbersome, it does come in its own easy to pack case. I have used this kitchen…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Polartec 300 Hooded Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Super warm and fits very well.  I wanted a heavy, zip front, hooded fleece and this was what I went with. I have only owned about 4 months…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 8-Man

rated 5 of 5 stars I purchased this tent after it was recommended from a friend who camps in very high country of Wyoming hunting elk. I purchased the tent expecting…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Guidewear X300 Insulated Bibs

rated 5 of 5 stars Cabelas's field-proven Guidewear fabric is backed by a GORE-TEX membrane for 100% reliable waterproof, breathable protection and enhanced all-day…
photo: Cabela's Guidewear X300 Insulated Bibs
2
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 3 of 5 stars Alaskan Guide (Cabelas) 4-man Tent Review I purchased this four man tent for several key reasons. Primarily I wanted a strong tent that could…
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
-1
vote
 

Cabela's All-Leather Mountain Hiker

rated 5 of 5 stars I bought these a year ago; I wanted to put them to both easy and rugged use before writing a review. The top line: these boots are everything…
photo: Cabela's All-Leather Mountain Hiker
0
votes
 

Cabela's Gore-Tex Rimrock Hikers

rated 4 of 5 stars I bought these hikers for a September elk hunt in Colorado. The boots were very comfortable after a short break in period. Overall comfort was…
photo: Cabela's Gore-Tex Rimrock Hikers
0
votes
 

Cabela's Windmill Classic Stormproof Lighter

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I recently purchased the Cabela's-branded version of the Windmill Stormproof Lighter, largely because I was tired of being envious of one of…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 6-Man

rated 5 of 5 stars I very good tent for the money, flawless. It's not hard to set up once you have done it once, but the directions are poor. My wife and I could…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Perfekt Hiker Light

rated 4.5 of 5 stars as someone that does most of their hiking with the boy scouts, my needs are a little different than most people. i tend to do shorter hikes,…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's X4 Adventure II

rated 5 of 5 stars These are a great choice for an everyday outdoor type shoe. Waterproof, dry-plus (Cabela's version of Gore-Tex), comfortable, durable, more…
photo: Cabela's X4 Adventure II
0
votes
 

Cabela's Mountain Hiker

rated 5 of 5 stars So that's what happened to Vasque Sundowners. The last pair I bought didn't have the same fit and fell apart (shoelace hook fell off and sole…
 
1
vote
 

Cabela's Polartec 300 Hooded Jacket

rated 4 of 5 stars This is a jacket made from polartec 300 classic - the term Malden Mills uses to describe their thick, standard (not windblock or power stretch)…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Mountain Sherpa Jacket

rated 4.5 of 5 stars this is an extremely thick, warm, windproof fleece jacket. i wore it extensively last winter and plan to again this year. this is an exceptionally…
 
1
vote
 

Cabela's Rainy River Gore-tex PacLite Parka

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Cabela's Rainy River GTX Pac Lite Parka is (at today's $100 price) still the best bargain out there for a breathable rain parka. Gore's Pac…
photo: Cabela's Men's Rainy River Gore-tex PacLite Parka
1
vote
 

Cabela's Camp Kitchen

rated 4 of 5 stars The Cabela's Camp Kitchen is a kitchen in a bag, so to speak. First, it has a center section that has a storage shelf and a sink, a snap on…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Deluxe XPG-2 Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars Very good tent! Now this is my second review for this particular tent. I originally purchased it last winter while residing in Des Moines, Iowa,…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's XPD Deluxe Tent

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I recently purchased this tent due to the fact all of my camping gear is stored at my mother's house in Akron, Ohio, and here I am in the Des…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Big Sky Hiker

rated 4 of 5 stars I recently retired my trusty pair of Danner Mountain Light IIs after 10+ years of good service because my foot had outgrown them. I typically…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Rainy River Gore-tex PacLite Parka

rated 5 of 5 stars One word sums up this parka—excellent. Got to use it while hiking a section of the Buckeye Trail around Clendening Lake in the rugged Appalachian…
photo: Cabela's Men's Rainy River Gore-tex PacLite Parka
0
votes
 

Cabela's Perfekt Hiker Light

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I was a little leery of buying a "store branded boot", but these are made by Meindl in Germany, so I figured it couldn't be too bad. The boot…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's EXV Parka

rated 5 of 5 stars Been using this parka more than a year know, and I take it everywhere with me. During cold days I zip in the polar fleece, nothing better than…
 
1
vote
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 5 of 5 stars For the past 8 years I have gone to the National Parks for a two-week camping trip (late August-Sept). This tent has been TERRIFIC! The 1st…
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
0
votes
 

Cabela's Mountain Hiker

rated 4 of 5 stars These boots are great. Except for one flaw. The insoles...or lack thereof. Everything about these boots is awesome. You just have to buy a good…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Light Hikers

rated 5 of 5 stars I have had these boots for a few years, and have put a lot of miles on them. I have hiked 14ers, I have hiked Half-Dome, and have hiked to the…
photo: Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Light Hikers
0
votes
 

Cabela's Deluxe XPG-2 Tent

rated 4 of 5 stars I used this tent for the first time in the middle of a nor'easter. I purposely backpacked out during this storm to see if this tent would hold…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Light Hikers

rated 5 of 5 stars Very nice hiking boots made by Meindl. They have a replaceable footbed made from cork/poron that molds to your foot over time, though I have…
photo: Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Light Hikers
0
votes
 

Cabela's Mountain Hiker

rated 5 of 5 stars These boots instantly fit like a glove. I saw them online at Cabelas.com and then decided to drive up to their Dundee, Michigan, site and see…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Boundary Waters 20

rated 5 of 5 stars As previously stated, this bag offers excellent room for movement as well as high compression for packing. Mine is rated to 20 degrees. I've…
 
1
vote
 

Cabela's Gore-Tex Rimrock Hikers

rated 2 of 5 stars This is a follow-up to a previous review. The Cabela's Rimrock Hikers have a leather upper with fabric-lined gussetted tongue, with glue-on…
photo: Cabela's Gore-Tex Rimrock Hikers
0
votes
 

Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Light Hikers

rated 4 of 5 stars The only reason I'm taking off a star is because ultimately these boots didn't fit my wide feet. I'm putting this review up as an aid to people…
photo: Cabela's Meindl Perfekt Light Hikers
0
votes
 

Cabela's Gore-Tex Rimrock Hikers

rated 3 of 5 stars I hadn't hiked or camped for a long time (25 years), and I just got the bug to do it again this past summer... so I really did it. I went on…
photo: Cabela's Gore-Tex Rimrock Hikers
0
votes
 

Cabela's EXV Parka

rated 4 of 5 stars Cabela's EXV Parka is a parka with hood, utilizing both a Gore-Tex inner fabric and treated outer nylon shell to provide breathable water resistance.
 
1
vote
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 5 of 5 stars Purchased the 6-man Alaskan Guide tent from Cabela's in June 2004. Have used it on three seperate trips. As the other reviews have pointed out…
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
0
votes
 

Cabela's XPG-2 Tent

rated 5 of 5 stars Awesome Tent!!! I purchased a North Face Talus 23 from Cabela's and was extremely disappointed in the fact that it leaked and had very poor…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's All Leather Dry-Plus Hikers

rated 5 of 5 stars I finally worn my new Cabela's boots this weekend while testing my ALPS Cascade Pack. I choose the most rugged of all the trails in the Wayne…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Mountain Hiker

rated 5 of 5 stars I thought I was never going to find another boot with the fit and quality of my Italian Vasque Sundowners. When Vasque moved the manufacturing…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Boundary Waters 40

rated 5 of 5 stars This is a great bag for a big guy like me (6'3", 235lbs) who sleeps hot. Stuffs down to canteloupe-size, and opens out to a 70" circumference…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Gore-Tex Trail-Lite Hikers

rated 5 of 5 stars I purchased these boots through Cabela's a few years ago. This particuliar color (mossy-oak breakup) happened to be marked down $10.00 dollars…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 6-Man

rated 3 of 5 stars The first time the tent was used was in the northeast it took some time to set-up, as the instructions included/attached to the tent were not…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 6-Man

rated 5 of 5 stars Yes, this tent is a challenge to put up, however, it is worth it in the end. I've camped through nasty storms where all the other tents in our…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 8-Man

rated 5 of 5 stars I have used mine for over 10 years in some of worst weather that mother nature can dish out. There have been mornings with 5 inches of snow…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Mountain Hiker

rated 5 of 5 stars The best boot I've worn in close to 40 years of hiking. The sticker price on some of the name brand boots are high as hiking and backpacking…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide 6-Man

rated 4 of 5 stars This tent is a standard design, free standing, dome with six sides. The tent weighs twenty five pounds and has an interior height of six feet.
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 3 of 5 stars In reference to who makes the Alaskan Quide tents for Cabela's; I also contacted Cabela's to ask who made their tents, they would not tell me…
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
1
vote
 

Cabela's Alaskan Guide

rated 4 of 5 stars This is an extra heavy duty tent. Makes a good base tent or truck/car family camping tent. It's very strong at the expense of weight. They claim…
photo: Cabela's Alaskan Guide
0
votes
 

Cabela's Mountain Hiker

rated 5 of 5 stars I was very happy with these boots right out of the box. They are stiff and provide a lot of support. They do require a short break-in period…
 
0
votes
 

Cabela's Super-Lite

rated 5 of 5 stars I've worn these boots for two seasons mainly on canoe trips in Canada. They are the best boots for wilderness canoeing. Super light weight and…