The Outwell Rockwell 5 tent is perfect for those requiring a tunnel tent, which can sleep up to five people. Additionally, the Rockwell 5 features a pre-attached front canopy, which will help to add a little bit of protection from the rain to the front door. The canopy is also a nice place to relax of an evening, or to find shade from the sun or shelter from the rain. The living space of the Rockwell 5 also features a fully integrated, seam sealed groundsheet, will will stop draughts, bugs and water entering the tent. The large windows and light colour on the roof allow lots of natural light into the tent during the day, perfect for the camper wanting a high quality tent for a reasonable price.
|Year of Manufacture||2017|
Berth – This shows the number of people that the tent can sleep within the inner tents of a model of tent, in line with the industry standard. Normal procedure is to look for a slightly larger tent, for example, a family of four usually purchase a five or six berth tent, to give added room and comfort.
|Hydrostatic Head (mm)||
Hydrostatic Head (Tents) – a waterproof rating for technical fabrics measured in mm. The higher the rating the more waterproof the fabric is. A rating of 1500mm is deemed waterproof, but on a tent, look for a rating of 3000 or higher. Measured by the height of water column a fabric weave can take before it begins to “sweat”. “Polycotton” tents will not have a Hydrostatic Head level, as they are not treated for waterproofing.
|Doors||1 Front Doorway with canopy over the top|
Outtex 4000mm - 75 Denier Polyester Taffeta flysheet
Polyester – a synthetic fibre, made from polymer units to create a textile fabric. Polyester is the most popular fabric for tent manufacturing, as it is durable, reliable and lighter in weight. Polyester does not breathe though, which creates more condensation.
Polycotton - a blend of polyester and cotton, primarily cotton (usually around 65% cotton / 35% polyester split). Polycotton is a more natural fabric for camping, as it is breathable, far more durable material, reducing the effects of condensation. Offers greater versatility in hot and cold climates.
Ripstop Nylon – a durable material used in tents which is strong and repairable due to its Ripstop properties.
|Groundsheet Fabric||Double coated 100% polyethylene, 10,000 mm hydrostatic head|
|Inner Fabric||Breathable 100% polyester|
|Window Fabric||Clear PVC Windows for great views of the surroundings|
Fire Retardant – all modern tent fabrics are fire-retardant under EN5912 European Safety Laws. Caution with fire must always be used, as flame retardant fabrics, will still catch fire given the right circumstances.
|Pack Size (cm)||74 * 30|
|Pole Bag Weight (kg)||No|
Double Skin Tent – A tent with an inner bedroom and a flysheet, most family tents are designed as a “Double Skin tent”, as it makes the tent more comfortable, and lessens the effects of condensation.
|No. Bedrooms||1 Bedroom|
|Bedroom Dimensions (cm)||280 * 215 - optional divider (160 * 215 / 120 * 215)|
|Bedroom 2 Dimensions (cm)||No|
|Bedroom 3 Dimensions (cm)||No|
|Bedroom 4 Dimensions||No|
|Floor Dimensions||410 * 310|
|Poles or Air||
Most tent structure are either Airbeam or Poled in design, both have advantages and disadvantages. Air tents are quicker to pitch, but more expensive when compated to traditional pole style tents. Some tents are hybrids, and combine poles and air technologies.
|Number of Poles / Beams||4 Poles|
|Pitching Time||15 Minutes|
|Pitching Area (cm)||450 * 350|
|Recommended Use||Perfect for the family camper wanting a spacious and comfortable family tent for summer camping.|