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Tent Showcase: Outwell Nevada MP

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5  (more 5 berth tents)
22.90 KG
Fully Sewn-in
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8.86/10 from 138 reviews

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138 Reviews of the Nevada MP        Showing 11 to 20          Page:   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14  
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By: Sad its over  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 17/08/2013

Really happy with this tent. We have all the extras; the footprint, carpet and porch. The porch is fantastic and great for sitting out if it is a bit showery or breezy. Also good for cooking if the weather isn't great, and leaving outdoor shoes. Plenty of room for 4 adults but might be cosy for 5.

The only problem we had was when we pitched it in a windy site and the side-wind looked like it would squash it and we had to take it down. I think this is why one of our poles broke. The broken bit was easily replaced.

It is not the easiest or quickest tent to put up, but doesn't present any major problems.
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By: Nat 2012  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 16/08/2013

We like our Nevada M. It was Ex display so half price !but think its a tight fit for 5, even with the front awning. I think the 3pod only comfortably fits 2 and the 2pod only comfortably fits 1 (we have a 6yr old and 2 teenagers). One person sleeps in the lounge area on two single blow up beds and this doubles up as as couch in the day/eve!Part of the lounge is used for storage. Not sure why there is a side door we only use it to air the tent though the mesh. We would probably buy a side awning if they made one! The tent is really well made and the curtains are a good idea. We use the front awning as a kitchen diner but will probably buy a day tent for this next year! I see us keeping this tent for a number of years whilst we expand our kit range! and hopefully see the benefit of a cheaper holiday!
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By: Bopi75  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 14/08/2013

I LOVE this tent! So easy and quick to erect, essential when you have two young children! Spacious, bright, thanks to the big windows, and more than ample height.

The only slight niggle is the sloping front, you need to remember to close it quickly if it rains, otherwise everything gets wet, but like I say, it's a small niggle, not a real problem.

Good quality product, would definitely recommend!
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By: Mitzionline  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 01/08/2013

This is the first tent we have owned for family holidays as a family of three. We bought it as it had such good reviews and we are not disappointed. Even though this is a 5 berth tent, I think for comfort it lends itself to 4 maximum. Two adults, two children.

We have had one 4 day holiday with the tent so far and experienced really hot weather and also heavy rains and the tent stood up well - no leaks, and plenty of doors/windows for ventilation.

We purchased the front extension (open fronted) and so glad we did. This was our cooking area and gave a sheltered and relatively private place to sit out at night. This was quite sturdy during the winds and rain.

We hesitated buying the carpet, but having done so I would consider it an essential. It adds a tremendous amount of comfort to the tent.

Summary of the features we liked:

Light and airy with lots of windows/doors which have an insect mesh option which is a nice feature.

Generous living area which can be increased if we temporarily remove one of the sleeping compartments.

Three doors which help ventilate the tent in hot weather.

Some nice storage pockets in the bedroom partition - a minor feature but really very useful.

Lightweight and compact when packed away.

Velcro loops to keep the electric hookup wire tidy up to the ceiling where the light would be.

Quick to pitch (but see comments about the method of pitching below).

Things we did not like so much:

If you open the sloping doors when the it's raining or the tent is wet, then the water just runs straight in on to the floor. Not a good design feature. But front extension solves this for the front door.

The plastic tent pegs that come with the tent are dreadful any many broke first time - lucky we bought backups - easily replaced though.

The door sills are a little too high and caused us to trip a few times.

Yes, this tent is quite quick to pitch but we found that the Outwell method of putting the tent up (youtube) not as easy as it looks - the tent does not 'lift' that easy after the poles are inserted due to the air suction inside - felt like the poles would break under the initial strain. The crosscamping method on youtube looks a whole lot easier and quicker and we will try this next - they suggest pegging the four corners fist, then with front door unzipped to let air in, putting in the poles working from front to back.

On the whole really pleased with this tent - especially the generous living area which is useful in the changeable weather we get in the UK. I hope it will give us many happy holidays.
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By: Maggicraft  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2011   Rating:   Date: 17/07/2013

In my opinion its the best tent in the world, the Nevada m has everything we need and more.The only downside which lets Outwell down is the cheap pegs that come with the tent they fracture and snap which can be downright annoying.It is light and airey with lots of space,it looks amazing and is amazing in my opinion
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By: Sue Coyle  Reason: Other  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 08/02/2013

I bought this one for me, my grandaughter and big dog and it was perfect. I could keep the dog on a leash whilst cooking and she still had room to move around in the tent. The two zipped bedrooms were brilliant although we combined them as my dog wasn't happy sleeping on her own! My Grand-daughter and I managed to put it up ourselves although we needed help the front awning as we didn't seem to have the strength.
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By: KampaWendy  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 17/01/2013

This is my favourite tent as its so adaptable, its ideal for a small family or just for weekend camping but put an extension on it and you have a great place to cook under cover or just to sit and relax however put the awning on and it becomes a large tent with plenty of room for those longer trips.I looked at lots of tents but kept coming back to the Nevada as with the abundance of windows to let the light in it never felt dark and dingy like some other tents and the Mocca colour I really like as it stands out from all those green tents.

Size wise its suits us down to the ground, im a single mum with 2 youngish boys and have used it for weekends away as well as longer trips, its very easy to put up on my own, not too heavy and it has never let us down even in the gales and very heavy rain over the Jubilee week it stood firm and never let in a drop of water which is why I cant understand why 'Arayment' had problems with his pegs as our ground was more than soggy and our pegs never let go in the gale force winds.

The tent itself is nicely thought out with 3 entrance doors, one at the front and one each side, all three have flymesh screens on them so in warm weather they can all be opened up for ventilation without flys, wasps etc getting in plus 1 side door has a rain safe hood on it. Ive already mentioned the windows and these all have curtains on them so a bit of privacy can be had. There is enough room in the living area for table, chairs etc without being overly cramped and things like cable entry point, lamp hanging point, storage pockets are all nice touches which add to an enjoyable experience. Bedrooms, listed as 5 berth, well you would have to be pretty friendly, I would say 2 adults and 2 children would be fine, they are split 3/2 with a zipped central divider which can make 1 big bedroom if desired or the smaller bedroom can be unzipped to make more living space.

Accessories, this is the thing I like about Outwell the number of accessories they have available, I bought the footprint as it not only helps with positioning the tent it also keeps the sewn in groundsheet clean. Also decided to buy the carpet for a nice cosy feel and the extension for longer trips to give a bit of extra room.

Ok its a bit more expensive than most but I feel its well worth it
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By: Stutters  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 23/09/2012

Fantastic tent for our young family - plenty big enough to live in on rainy days, but light enough to carry and pitch at music festivals.

A few minor niggles. The poles seem a little flimsy - we've bent the joint on one of them after only 2 uses. And as mentioned many times already, those plastic pegs are pretty useless unless you're pitching in a stone-free, slightly moist field.

Great value for money though, and having experienced many other tents in this class, this one beats them all hands down - you can just see the jump in quality.
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By: Arayment  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 17/09/2012

Difficult compromise

This Outwell Tent has caused us to waste a lot of time trying it, it would we a great Tent in reasonable conditions but when the winds get to around 30 mph, I would recommend you pack up and go home. I have camped for 30 years and have not been defeated by the weather but this tent failed at about 35 mph wind and also rainy conditions. Well under the 55 mph claimed by Outwell, it may well survive 55 mph in Dry conditions, but in soggy ground the plastic pegging system didn't hold for us, causing the fibre glass poles to snap in multiple sections and the tent to become a large sail very quickly. Luckily this happened to us in the daytime and we were able to get it down. For fine weather camping this is a lovely spacious tent of average quality finish. But to rely on in all weathers beware. We returned this tent and brought a Wild Country Family Khamsin, as we knew we could pop it up in the wilds an not worry in windy conditions.
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By: Mpl_1623  Reason: I own(ed) one  Made in: 2012   Rating:   Date: 13/09/2012

Bought Nevada m as a weekend tent as I own a Montana 6 but is too much work to put up for two nights, first off thought the wind stabilizing velcro was a good idea as was the inner pole to give the front extra strength, bedrooms large and airy as was whole of tent really, rain canopy on side was a bit small to be practical though. Only problem we had was put front extension on and when wind got up it put a lot off bend on tent so be careful of this. All in all it is a great weekend tent and proves you get what you pay for.
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Manufacturer's Description

Joining the Premium Collection, the versatile, popular Nevada MP family tent design sleeps five in two bedrooms, has a living area with panorama windows and a Rain Safe side door for easy access with protection from the elements. Fast, stable pitching can be either flysheet first or all in one.

Type of tent: Three room tunnel tent
Sleeps people: 5
Hydrostatic Head: 6000 mm
Flysheet: Outtex® 6000 (75D 100% polyester taffeta) with taped seams
Inner tent: Breathable 100% polyester
Rooms: 2 bedrooms, 1 living room
Poles: Duratec fibreglass 8.5/11.0/12.7 mm
Floor: Double-coated 100% polyethylene, 10,000 mm hydrostatic head
Groundsheet: Sealed Ground System
Pitching way: Flysheet first or as one
Pack size: 78 x 40 x 42 cm
Weight: 22.9 kg

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