Eureka Tetragon 5 Tent Review

Eureka Tetragon 5 Tent
4.0

The Eureka Tetragon 5 tent is an affordable option for group camping trips. This tent is a convenient design and, according to Eureka, is designed for "the occasional camper" to take a weekend trips.

The Tentragon 5 is a freestanding dome tent that will sleep up to five people. It also includes features to make camping as a group less chaotic, such as its two interior mesh pockets for internal storage, a gear loft, clothes line loops, and a flashlight loop.

It is also designed to be reliably weatherproof. The construction makes use of a double-coated StormShield polyester fly and a bathtub floor to help protect your camping group from the elements.

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Features Of The Eureka Tetragon 5 Tent

Here are some primary features of the Tetragon 5:

  • Shockcored fiberglass frame
  • Color coded webbing
  • Side opening door with brim over door and window to help keep rain out
  • Hanging gear loft
  • 2 detachable storage pockets
  • Weighs 5 pounds 3 ounces
  • 2 vents and large areas of mesh for proper ventilation

Pros

  • The Eureka Tetragon 5 tent is easy to set up taking one person about 5 minutes.
  • It’s durable
  • Fairly lightweight
  • Life time warranty
  • Good price

Cons

  • The poles are not the greatest and liable to break easily (usually the case with fiberglass)
  • The tent’s lifespan is generally only around 5 years

What Actual Campers Have To Say

Campers’ reviews on this tent are mostly favorable. Some of the most frequently mentioned advantages are the ease of set up/take down of this tent and find that it is sturdy.

Some reviewers have stated that they have put this tent to the test using it 2 years or more and that it was still holding up well.

It was rated 4 1/2 stars on Amazon with 44 people writing positive reviews about the Eureka Tetragon 5 tent. There are good reviews of this model from other sites as well.

Many reviewers who favorably reviewed this tent recommend waterproofing it before use, while a handful reviewers who submitted negative feedback complained that it leaked. Based on this feedback, it seems this tent will function better if waterproofed ahead of your trip.

Conclusion

Most people who purchased the Eureka Tetragon 5 tent found it to be a good camping tent all things considered.

They were especially happy with it’s durability and ease of set up. However, several people did experience problems with the tent leaking in rain and have stated that the poles are not the best or most durable.

All things considered this seems to be a fairly good tent for occasional campers on a budget. However, if you purchase it, you might be wise to do a bit of waterproofing before actually taking to the wilderness .