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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Big Agnes Copper Spur 2 HV UL 2020 With the Fly Off
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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 smaller than the average height of the 193 various 2 person tents we have examined With 29 square feet of space inside, it is significantly smaller than some other 2-person tents, and it would be quite cramped for you and, another camper during the 3-seasons, this tent is suggested for use in, smaller tents similar to this one are an awesome choice for campers who appreciate spending loads of time outside of the tent enjoying the fresh air.

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

Dome tents are easily the most commonly seen of all the various types of tents you will see when camping. They tend to fair better in the rain than other types, allowing water to roll off the slanted walls, unlike cabin tents that have flat roofs, allowing the water to pool on the top of the tent. The simplest dome tent will have a square footprint, sloped walls two or more poles which cross in the middle of the roof. Because of their construction, it is typically considered that they are best suited for up to a maximum of 6 campers.

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PROS

  1. Freestanding. The Copper Spur HV UL 2020 can support its own weight on any terrain. It does not even have 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 things that can get dirty, muddy, this is a huge plus.
  3. Internal storage. It is nice to see Big Agnes has added a gear loft and pockets in the interior to store some of your things.
  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. Available in other sizes. 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 193 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 available separately specifically for the Copper Spur 2 footprint Even though the floor may be made of Ultralight double rip-stop mixed denier nylon, it is still better 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 website the last time we looked.
  5. Sloping walls. Even though Dome tents have lots of things to rave about. The sloping sides do tend to make it all the more smaller inside.

CONCLUSION

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Our Ratings: 4.1 STARS

Big Agnes's Copper Spur 2 HV UL 2020 tent is perfect for backpacking. Here are a couple of other points not noted above which, were found and liked, while reviewing 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 favorable ratings, and a minimum headroom of 3' and 29 square feet of space to play with, this tent is like your very own miniature home away from home. This will allow you to spend some really enjoyable time in the outdoors. We found a decent amount of pros about the tent that you can study above.

If you came to this website looking for recommendations about this actual tent, our view is, it should make for a good acquisition. In case you simply happened to arrive on this page while browsing for a brand new tent having never heard of this manufacture or this tent model previously, it is perhaps a good idea to check out a few more similar tents also.

Value for money: As far as value for your money, this tent is more costlier than the usual cost of all the two hundred and seventy-two, two-person tents we have studied, this just by itself is not a negative thing. We also need to take into account other factors in detail, as we do with each tent.

When we calculate the valuation of an individual tent, we regard plenty of conditions, searching for things where the tent could shine against other very similar tents and where it is lacking. In this case, with a total rating of 4.3 and the price statistics above, It is simple to spot that with a ticket price of $449.95 The Copper Spur 2 HV UL 2020 is a good deal even though it could be considered a tiny bit costly when set side by side with comparable tents.

Its ratings show that the quality and size the tent offers make it a fair purchase for people wanting a tent that will last for lots of years. It should make a good choice for most campers looking for an adequate three-season backpacking tent to go camping in, that will serve you well for years to come.

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COMPARE WITH OTHER SIMILAR TENTS

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Other Sizes and Variations of the Big Agnes Copper Spur Model

Model Headroom Sleeping Area Price * Discounted

Big Agnes Copper Spur 2
Copper Spur 2 HV Expedition

3' 3"29 sq ft $499.95info_outline(0%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 3
Copper Spur 3 HV Expedition

3' 5"41 sq ft $549.95info_outline(0%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 1
Copper Spur 1 HV UL

3' 2"20 sq ft $269.95info_outline(29%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 2
Copper Spur 2 HV UL

3' 4"29 sq ft $299.59info_outline(33%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 3
Copper Spur 3 HV UL

3' 7"41 sq ft $333.90info_outline(33%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 4
Copper Spur 4 HV UL

4' 2"57 sq ft $420.66info_outline(35%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 1
Copper Spur 1 HV UL 2020

3' 2"20 sq ft $379.95(0%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 2
Copper Spur 2 HV UL 2020

3' 4"29 sq ft $449.95(0%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 3
Copper Spur 3 HV UL 2020

3' 7"41 sq ft $499.95(0%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 4
Copper Spur 4 HV UL 2020

4' 2"57 sq ft $649.95(0%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 1
Copper Spur 1 HV UL Bikepack

3' 2"20 sq ft $399.95info_outline(0%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 2
Copper Spur 2 HV UL Bikepack

3' 4"29 sq ft $469.95info_outline(0%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 1
Copper Spur 1 HV UL mtnGLO

3' 2"20 sq ft $298.95info_outline(30%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 2
Copper Spur 2 HV UL mtnGLO

3' 4"29 sq ft $348.95info_outline(30%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 3
Copper Spur 3 HV UL mtnGLO

3' 7"41 sq ft $379.89info_outline(31%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 2
Copper Spur 2 Platinum

3' 4"29 sq ft $599.95info_outline(0%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 3
Copper Spur 3 Platinum

3' 8"44 sq ft $689.95info_outline(1%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 2
Copper Spur 2 Ultralight Classic

3' 4"29 sq ft $379.95info_outline(0%)

Big Agnes Copper Spur 3
Copper Spur 3 Ultralight Classic

3' 8"43 sq ft $449.95info_outline(0%)
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