June 23, 2020, 1:37 PM PDT
Pitching a tent just got easier and a lot cooler.
The iKamper Skycamp is an expandable hardshell tent that fixes to the roof of your car and stays put. The elevated tent, which includes a ladder, is almost like camping in a futuristic treehouse. After initial installation, it only takes a minute to set up once on the campgrounds.
All you have to do is unlock the hard case, pull the ladder out and Skycamp unfolds into surprisingly spacious sleeping quarters. Inside the floor expands into a memory foam, king-size mattress that can fit four people. Its canopy windows and signature Skyview means you can fall asleep under the stars, soak in the sun or get some extra ventilation.
Perhaps, most importantly, Skycamp is durable. After all, it’s going to travel on the road through all kinds of weather. The tent’s aerodynamic, double-layered hardshell consists of fiber-reinforced plastic. While its two layers of insulation make it soundproof as well as condensation and wind-resistant.
Skycamp’s floor is another sturdy feature. It’s made of honeycomb aluminum panels which apparently are strong enough to hold a 1.8-ton Jeep Wrangler, but lightweight enough that it won’t bog your car down.
If you’re still on the fence, check out a few glowing testimonials.
“Used the iKamper a few times now and couldn’t be happier. Easy to set up, easy to take down,” one reviewer wrote.
“I love how easy the Skycamp Mini opens and how quickly I can set up and be ready to relax,” another customer said.
“The Skycamp 2.0 far exceeded our expectations,” one purchaser wrote.
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