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Affordable for its size. Takes only about 10 minutes to set up with 2 people. May not fit 6, but it fits 4 adults nicely. Lots of room for mattresses, gear, and occupants.
Directions for setting it up are confusing. They are not very helpful. Size is small for a "6-person" tent. Clips that connect the tent body to the poles can break easily. Cannot hold up to 35+ MPH winds as advertised.
The Steel Creek dome tent from the world-renowned Coleman is quite roomy inside. Plus, it also features an extra screened area for having a nice sit down while avoiding bugs, or for storing stuff that you don’t like to keep inside the main tent. Not only that, the Steel Creek employs an innovative fast-pitch system, meaning you can set it up in less than ten minutes. Enjoy the space without the hassle. It is advertised to be capable of housing 6 people, and it does not cost very much for its capacity.
While the Coleman Steel Creek provides a good amount of space and can be pitched in just a few minutes, it is not ideal for 6 people as advertised. Because the screen room area is not a very good spot to sleep in, only the main tent should be considered, and only 4 people can comfortably fit there.
The Steel Creek is also not very versatile. It isn’t constructed with wind resistance and rain protection in mind. Rather, it's only appropriate for calm and moderate weather. Those who want to camp in places with more unpredictable weather should consider a different tent. Also, this tent is definitely not for campers who value durability.
For beginner campers and those who choose campsites with good weather, the Steel Creek is a good choice. Especially considering its $130.05 info_outline price tag. it's a good tent for its price, knowing its capacity and ease of use. Not bad for occasional campers.
Is the tent freestanding?
Yes, It is preferable to use the provided guy lines and stakes though.
Is a footprint included?
No, a footprint is not included.
Does the porch area stay dry?
No, it uses a mesh type material.
Is this good for six adults?
Six would be tight. Four would be fine.
What material is used to make the fly?
The fly is made of polyester.
Can an adult stand up in the tent?
Most adults could as the center height is just under 6 foot.
Is this good for camping in winter?
No, this is considered to be a two-season tent.
Could a solo camper put up the tent?
Yes, two people would make the job easier.
Is the door hinged?
No, it is a zippered flap type.
Can I put a small table and two chairs in the porch area?
Yes, they would fit.