Big Agnes Copper Spur 2 Person HV UL 2020 Dome Tent Review

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Big Agnes's Copper Spur 2 HV UL 2020 With the Fly Open
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The Copper Spur HV UL 2020 With the Fly Off

Big Agnes Copper Spur 2 HV UL 2020 With the Fly Off
Fly Closed on the Copper Spur HV UL 2020 2

Fly Closed Copper Spur 2 HV UL 2020

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QUICK OVERVIEW

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Features


  • Freestanding: Yes
  • Color: Rust Orange, Gray
  • Number of Rooms: 1
  • Number of Windows: None
  • Number of Doors: 2
  • Zippers: Easy grip zipper pulls
  • Storage Pockets & Gear Loft: Yes, Sold separately
  • Mesh Roof & Walls: Yes, Half
  • Footprint: Not Included, Available Separately
  • Copper Spur 2 floor saver
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Materials and Extras


  • Inner Walls: Ultralight Double Rip-stop Mixed Denier Nylon Breathable And Polyester Mesh
  • Full Fly: Ultralight Double Rip-stop Mixed Denier Nylon
    Fly Waterproof Ratings: 1200 mm
  • Floor Materials: Ultralight Double Rip-stop Mixed Denier Nylon
    Floor Waterproof Ratings: 1200 mm
  • Pole Material: Aluminum DAC Featherlite NFL And NSL
  • Number Of Poles: 1
  • Pole Dimensions: 8.7mm
  • Guy Lines & Guy Outs: Yes, Yes
  • Stakes: Aluminum J Stakes
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Dimensions


  • Floor Area: 29 sq. ft.
  • Center Height: 3 foot. 4 inches.
  • Packed Weight: 3 Lbs 2 Oz
    Trail Weight: 2 Lbs. 11 Oz.
  • Packed Size: 6 x 19.5 inches.
  • Number of Vestibules: 2
    Total Vestibule Area: 18.00 sq. ft.
    (2 x 9 sq. ft.)
  • Screened Areas: None
  • Awnings: None

Tent Set Up

The rainfly attachment and tensioner plus the stakeout loop are included to create a trouble-free setup trifecta!

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Summary: Favorable Reviews

As this tent is due to go on sale in January 2020, we will have to focus on the reviews of the older HV UL 2. That one received tons of great reviews stating it was surprisingly light considering It was the entry-level Copper Spur. The two doors were also viewed as a significant plus for such a small tent. All in all, this 2020 version looks to have improved slightly on the older version.


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Summary: Unfavorable Reviews

As this tent is due to go on sale in January 2020, we will have to focus on the reviews of the older HV UL 2. That one received quite a few comments stating the footprint should have been included and was an expensive extra. Even though it is a small tent, quite a few people felt it would be difficult to accommodate the recommended number of campers. The headroom was also mentioned a few times. All in all, this 2020 version looks to have improved slightly on the older version.


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SPECS AND CONFIGURATIONS

The Copper Spur 2 HV UL 2020 has two doors and a maximum center height of 3' 4, which is 11 inches less than the average height of the 204 other 2 person tents we have examined With 29 square feet of room inside, it is a lot smaller than some other 2-person tents, and it would be quite cramped for you and, another camper throughout the 3-seasons, this tent is approved for use in, smaller tents similar to this one are a fantastic choice for campers who appreciate spending lots of time outside their tent getting some air.

A few of the great points about dome tents are, that they are under normal circumstances not too heavy, making them easy to carry around. In near all instances, tents used for backpacking are of the dome type. They are generally speaking, freestanding and very straightforward to set up. In calm weather, you could do without securing the tent with stakes and ropes, not that this is suggested.

Dome tents are without a doubt the most common of all the different types of tents you will see when camping. They tend to do better in the rain than other types, allowing water to easily slide off the slanted walls, unlike cabin tents that have flat tops, resulting in the rain pooling on the roof. The most basic dome tent should have a square floor, slanted walls two or more poles which converge in the center of the roof. Because of the way they are made, it is generally considered that they are best for up to a maximum of 6 people.

Underneath you can find an account of the tent's pros and cons.

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PROS

  1. Freestanding. The Copper Spur HV UL 2020 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. Vestibules. Having two vestibules. Affords you somewhere to store shoes and other items that can get dirty, muddy, this is a big plus.
  3. Internal storage. It is good to see Big Agnes has added a gear loft and pockets in the interior to store some of your gear.
  4. More than one door. With 2 doors, it is simpler to get in and out of the tent, in the middle of the night if needed.
  5. Breathable. The Copper Spur's interior uses a mesh fabric on the inside of the tent, and this helps maximize the flow of air. With the extra ventilation, and this tent is great for use in the summer.
  6. The rainfly completely covers the tent body. The rainfly covers the entire body of the tent from the top to the bottom and has a waterproof rating of 1200mm. Meaning it will easily protect you against heavy rain.
  7. Other sizes are available. Big Agnes has also made this model available in Other Sizes.

CONS

  1. Not roomy. With a floor area of 29 square feet, the Copper Spur 2 is smaller than quite a few of the 204 other 2 person tents we have looked at.
  2. Lacking in Headroom. With 11% less headroom than similar sized tents, one can see how this could be a negative factor for some people.
  3. Footprint not Included. There is no included footprint, there is one sold separately designed for the Copper Spur 2 footprint Even though the floor may be made of Ultralight double rip-stop mixed denier nylon, it is still best to protect it further with a footprint, especially on rough terrain.
  4. Out of Stock. Unfortunately this particular tent is not currently in stock. It is still on the manufactures site the last time we checked.
  5. Sloping walls. Even though Dome tents have many attributes to rave about. The sloping sides do tend to make it all the more smaller inside.

CONCLUSION

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Our Ratings: 4.4 STARS

Big Agnes's Copper Spur 2 HV UL 2020 tent is good for backpacking. There are a few other nice points not mentioned above which, were found and liked, while researching the model: Redesigned with new features inside and out, using proprietary materials that are lighter, stronger, and equipped with hardware that makes set-up even easier. , NEW pre-bent span pole with high-volume angle hub (UL1), 4-way high-volume hub design (UL2, UL3, UL4) increases strength, stability, and shedding and Smooth-closing, dual-zipper doors with easy-grip pulls allow for ease of entry, exit and quick, reach-through access..

With positive ratings, and headroom of 3' and 29 square feet of space for sleeping, this tent is like your own miniature home away from home. It allows you to enjoy some real quality time in the outdoors. We found a decent amount of pros about the tent that you can look at above.

If you found this website looking for recommendations on this particular tent, we consider, it will make for an excellent buy. In case you simply happened to arrive on this website while browsing for a new tent having never heard of this brand or this tent model previously, it is perhaps a good thing to check out a few other comparable tents.

Value for money: When contemplating value for money, this tent is more pricey than the standard cost of all the two hundred and eighty-five, two-person tents we have looked at, all alone this is not a negative thing. One should also take a look at other things in-depth, as we do for every tent.

When we calculate the overall score of a tent, we reflect upon tons of conditions, searching for areas where the tent could exceed other very similar tents and where it is coming up short. In this case, with a total score of 4.4 and the price statistics above, one can observe that with a ticket price of $449.95 Big Agnes's Copper Spur 2 HV UL 2020 is a great buy although it may be perceived as a little pricey when compared with similar tents.

Its overall score shows that the quality and space the tent offers make it a fair buy for campers searching for a tent that can last for plenty of years. It is also worth thinking about the fact that it is discounted by 100% from the manufactures suggested retail price. It should make a good choice for most people searching for an adequate three-season backpacking tent to camp with, that will serve you well for years to come.

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Copper Spur 3 HV UL 2020

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3' 4"29 sq ft

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3' 7"41 sq ft

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