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High-quality tent that is perfect for family camping trips. Also, the design is very simplistic; no unnecessary bells and whistles.
It's just an okay tent. it can't handle strong wind and heavy rain. However, under other conditions, it can still protect you and can make you comfortable.
The Kelty Trail Ridge 6 with Footprint is an excellent choice for family and group campers. It is not very bulky, the construction is sturdy, and it protects well against the elements. It even has a nice feature that allows you to gaze into the stars at night. It is also not very expensive, at about $319.99 info_outline.
This review covers the 6-person model, but actually, Kelty has 4- and 8-person variants for the Trail Ridge as well. The feature set is essentially the same except for the capacity and floor area.
The $319.99 info_outline price tag may not seem very budget-friendly, but the Kelty Trail Ridge 6 compensates through quality. The tent is able to shelter you in both calm and bad weather. It doesn’t easily snap in the wind, and the rainfly covers the whole tent, preventing leaks. The stargazing feature is a very nice addition too.
All in all, the Trail Ridge 6 is a very reliable tent for most campers. Unlike its cheaper counterparts that become problematic even at the first use, the Trail Ridge 6 presents a good balance of cost and quality.