Big Agnes Big House 6 Person Deluxe Gold Cabin Tent Review

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Features


  • Freestanding: Yes
  • Color: Gold, White
  • Number of Rooms: 1
  • Number of Windows: 2
  • Number of Doors: 2
  • Zippers: N/A
  • Storage Pockets & Gear Loft: Yes, Yes
  • Mesh Roof & Walls: Half, Half
  • Footprint: Not Included, Available Separately
  • Big House 6 floor saver
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Materials and Extras


  • Inner Walls: Breathable Polyester, Coated Polyester And Polyester Mesh
  • Full Fly: Polyester
    Fly Waterproof Ratings: 1500 mm
  • Floor Materials: Polyester
    Floor Waterproof Ratings: 1500 mm
  • Pole Material: Lightweight Aluminum With Press Fit Connectors
  • Number Of Poles: 4
  • Pole Dimensions: 8.5mm And 12.8mm
  • Guy Lines & Guy Outs: Yes, Yes
  • Stakes: Lightweight Aluminum
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Dimensions


  • Floor Area: 75 sq. ft.
  • Center Height: 6 foot. 6 inches.
  • Packed Weight: 13 Lbs 11 Oz
    Trail Weight: 12 Lbs. 8 Oz.
  • Packed Size: 8 x 12.5 x 24 inches.
  • Number of Vestibules: 1
    Total Vestibule Area: 50.00 sq. ft.
    (Sold Separately)
  • Screened Areas: None
  • Awnings: 1

Tent Set Up

Color-coded webbing and poles makes for an easy set up.

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Summary: Favorable Reviews

A great large tent. It's spacious and perfect for a huge family. Kept me dry all night after using it at the camping event I attended.


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Summary: Unfavorable Reviews

It's big in size. It might be difficult if you put it up in a small space. You need to be careful because the poles might hurt other people around the area where you will be placing it


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SPECS AND CONFIGURATIONS

The Big House 6 Deluxe Gold has two windows and two doors and a peak center height of 6' 6, which is a tiny bit more than the average height of the 107 different 6 person tents we have studied. With 75 square feet of room inside, it is considerably smaller than some other 6-person tents, and it would be quite tight for you and, up to five other campers throughout the 3-seasons, this tent is suggested for use in, smaller tents similar to this one make a fantastic choice for campers that prefer spending heaps of time outside of their tent exploring.

One of the many advantages of cabin tents is, that the walls are basically vertical making for a spacious interior, this allows for much more headroom at the sides inside, making it feel much larger than other types of tents, in general the floor areas are quite large compared to other tents. Normally cabin tents will be used by groups going on a camping trip in a car or a truck as they are quite heavy when compared to dome tents. It dose though make them well suited to colder months.

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PROS

  1. Freestanding. The Big House Deluxe Gold can support its own weight on any terrain. It does not need to be staked down in most cases. But in case of strong winds, it is always best to secure it to the ground with the included steel stakes and guylines.
  2. Vestibule. Having one vestibule. Affords you somewhere to store shoes and other items that can get dirty, muddy, this is a huge plus.
  3. Has Gear Loft. It is nice to see Big Agnes adding a gear loft in the interior to store some of your things.
  4. Has awnings. The awnings protect the walls of the tent.
  5. More than one door. With 2 doors, it is easier to get in and out of the tent, in the middle of the night if needed.
  6. More than one window. With 2 windows it is easier to keep the tent cooler on a hot summers night.
  7. The rainfly completely covers the tent body. The rainfly covers the whole body of the tent from the top to the bottom and has a waterproof rating of 1500mm. Meaning it will easily protect you against heavy downpours.
  8. Great Ratings The Big House 6 has some of the best ratings of all the tents on optimumtents.com
  9. Available in other sizes. Big Agnes has also made this model available in Other Sizes.
  10. Low price. It is a great buy for a 6 person cabin tent providing this much space. Not many tents available on the market give this level of quality for only $319.96 info_outline

CONS

  1. Sensitive to wind. Because of its size and shape, the Big House may not do best in strong winds if it is not firmly secured with the provided guy lines and stakes. Even though the tent is listed as freestanding in all but very calm conditions, one would want to stake and tie it down correctly.
  2. Not spacious. With a floor area of 75 square feet, the Big House 6 is smaller than quite a few of the 107 other 6 person tents we have looked at.
  3. Only one room. The Big House is suggested for 6 people, many other tents of a similar size have more than one room allowing for a little more privacy.
  4. Footprint not Included. There is no included footprint, there is one available separately designed for the Big House 6 footprint Even though the floor may be made of Polyester, it is still best to protect it further with a footprint, especially on rough terrain.

CONCLUSION

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Our Ratings: 4.7 STARS

Big Agnes's Big House 6 Deluxe Gold tent is great for car camping. Here are a few other points not already mentioned above which, we noticed and liked, while researching the model: Ready to pitch; with pre-cut guy lines and tensioners attached to fly, 10 interior mesh pockets, 2 bin pockets and Velcro tabs connect fly to pole structure providing perfect pitch and extra stability.

With awesome ratings, a few reviews and headroom of 6' and 75 square feet of area to sleep, this tent is like your own small residence. This will allow you together with 4 other campers to enjoy some delightful moments camping together. We found a decent amount of pros about the tent that you can read through above.

If you found this website looking for recommendations on this particular tent, we think, it will make for an excellent purchase. If you just happened to land on this page while looking for a new tent having never heard of this manufacture or this model before, it is probably a good thing to look at a few other similar tents.

Value for money: When contemplating value for money, this tent is a lot cheaper than the average price of all the one hundred and eight, six-person tents we have taken a look at, this just by itself does not make it excellent value for money. We also need to think about other areas in detail, as we do for every tent.

When we measure the overall score of an individual tent, we consider tons of things, searching for things where the tent could excel against other very similar tents and where it is not quite as good. In this case, with a total rating of 4.8 and the price details above, It is simple enough to view that with a cost of $319.96 info_outline The Big House 6 Deluxe Gold is a fantastic bargain and incredibly priced when compared with similar tents.

The ratings show that the build and dimensions the tent gives you were not in any way compromised to finish up with a price tag well under the normal price for similar tents. It is also worth thinking about the fact that it is discounted by 20% from the manufactures MSRP. It will make a fantastic choice for nearly all people looking for an appropriate three-season cabin tent to camp in, that will serve you well for years to come.

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