The Easy Fold Stretcher Tent from Oztrail takes everything you love from traditional outdoor shelters - the elevation of a stretcher, the spacious head height of a tent and the cosiness of a swag and combines it into one magnificent package.
You won’t even have to spend time setting up your sleeping quarters because this shelter folds out with no assembly required. All you need to do is chuck your mattress, sleeping bag and pillow inside and you’ll be good to go. The fabric is treated to repel water, and the seams of the fly are taped so once it’s properly set up you’ll stay dry all night.
With three doors you’ll never feel trapped in, and you can just roll out of bed easily no matter how sore you are from yesterday’s energetic adventure. In good weather you can use it without the fly, and with the mesh roof you’ll be able to fall asleep while looking at the stars.
1 minute set up. Comfortable Excellent
Thanks for the awesome turn around time from order to delivery!!! Unfortunately I'm unable to give a review as its a birthday present and the Commander in Chief (AKA the wife) will not allow me to have it for another 3wks!!!
Can't wait for the end of August.
This has been purchased for our teenager to take to camp. We have trialed it at home and love the ease with which it is set up. Plenty of room and perfect for our requirements. Delivery was fast and it is exactly as advertised.
I'm a bigger bloke, so it wasn't too bad, would get a bit clastaphobic if I spent too much time in it. Quick to set up and use and was off the ground which is nice
I bought two, to accommodate teenagers. As a 72 year-old bloke I didn't want a difficult set up and the Easy Fold Stretchers proved the perfect answer; up in seconds and with a light mattress, very comfortable. They need to be protected from rainwater as the pooling issue is real but, with the help of a tarp, that's not too difficult.
Like everyone, I struggled to get it back in bag. We have two, and one is sitting in the shed still needing to be battled with to get in the bag. We found them really easy to set up and very comfortable (we each have a sleep mat). I found it very snug and warm - love sleeping in it.
On our last night camping recently, forecast was for a bit of rain so I put small tarps over each and secured them in a creative way. Tents were dry and warm.
Downside - as someone else has said, zips are a bit difficult to manage once you're in (mostly side ones).
Biggest downside - get them up so quick that
I then feel obliged to go help others!!
My son (11 yrs) and I love them. Im a 50 year old not slim female and found them incredibly easy and comfortable.
Used in the rain over Easter fine no leaks. inserted swap inside
.Downside zips run from foot end and difficult to zip up when your inside.
Pegs are crap had to purchase decent strength pegs.
Carry bag very tight to get in back in after use.
We love our Stretcher tents. We have taken them up to the Cape as well as the Vic High Country. Being off the ground makes it easy to get in and out.
A few minor issues. Being older it is hard to put the stretchers back in their bag. Especially with arthritic hands. Its a two man job for us.
If it rains the guy ropes MUST be in place and tight otherwise you get water pooling at the foot of the bed. We had to put seam seal on the seams if the fly.
Condensation is a problem in cold regions.
Still love them.
I'm a 65y/o single female. I have a small hatchback car and my camping gear had to be easy, small and light enough for me to set up and breakdown by myself. I used the stretcher tent with a self-inflating mattress and a light sleeping bag. I love the stretcher tent - quick and easy set up. I simply gave up on trying to get the frame and the fly back into the carrier bag. It didn't fit - the bag is too small. So, packed up the fly with other tarps. PERFORMANCE IN THE WET: Perhaps I'm doing something wrong. Rain water pools at the foot end. The more it rains, the bigger the pool of water. The nylon stretches and becomes a bucket. Waking up with wet feet, and a wet sleeping bag in the dark hours of the night was enough for me. If there was the slightest chance of rain I made sure I rigged an awning and had the stretcher tent protected - top to toe.! Also internal condensation created very muggy and dampish conditions inside. Otherwise it was comfortable and I had a great trip. CAMPERS BEST FRIENDS: A selection of tarps, occy straps, clamps and sharpened tent pegs lol.Thanks.
VERY GOOD TO SET UP. I FINE IT VERY GOOD TO SLEEP IN . IAM 58 & IT SO EASY TO WORK WITH . THE BAG YOU PUT THE TENT IN IS VERY TIGHT & THE ZIPPER RIPPED APART .
Hi, wondering how stable the stretcher tent is? I have a friend who has difficulty with knees etc, will the tent be fairly stable to allow to get in and out OK. Thanks
The Oztrail Easy Fold Stretcher Tent is very stable. Naturally, there isn't a huge amount of room to manoeuvre within the stretcher tent, but in terms of stability when set up and getting in and out, it should be fine for your friend.
when does the sale end
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I am thinking of moving from a swag to this. At the moment I set up the swag with all my bedding in it before I leave home and then just unroll the swag when I arrive with sleeping bag and pillow already to go. Can I do the same with this or do I have to carry it all seperate till I get there? Thanks
Hi guys we are loooking to buy three of these for a trip on the CSR what mattress would you recommend to go with it, if any? We are all in our late sixties and like the idea of not having to be on the ground!
Thanks for that Ben, We will be buying a lot of stuff from you in late July, including three stretcher tents, which i see are not available til late June. We will be departing from adelaide, so i guess we could pick stuff up there which you might hold for us? We leave for the CSR and Anne Beadell highway around 3 August Cheers and thanks peter
My picture is difficult to see details clearly. Is it wind-tight and cosy?
Comfortable yes . Depends on your mattress. The inside is all fly wire then external cover or fly, no extra cover at door. Once you know how to erect, 5 mins max. If windy during day needs to be peged down at night I hope it does not blow away. Have used stretcher tent a dozen times. So far so good
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