Coleman Montana 8-Person Tent Review

Coleman Montana 8-Person Tent

The Coleman Montana 8-Person Tent is spacious with a generous floor plan of 16 feet by 7 feet and is still relatively easy to set up.

It is packed with useful features to ensure the 8 happy campers are kept warm and comfortable throughout the night.

Features You’ll Value

Great for first time campers, the Coleman Montana 8 Tent is a perfect option for the family camping adventure. Let’s take a look at some of the most appealing qualities:

Material

The Coleman Montana 8 is manufactured in a hard-wearing 68D polyester mesh for the inner tent, 75D polyester taffeta for the fly material and 1000D polyethylene for the floor. The tent is built with a WeatherTec system with patented inverted seams and corner welds to guarantee the weather is kept out.

Set Up

This tent is designed to be easy to set up with a 15-20 minute guide time to erect the entire tent. The actual poles are made in shock-corded fiberglass to give practical and long-lasting strength. Plus, the set up is color coded to simplify the process of getting this tent ready to use.

Also, it is packaged with a convenient carry bag for easy storage and transportation.

Intended Use

The Coleman Montana 8-Person Tent is aimed at the family car camping market, as well as the planned extended camping trips and scout leaders.

Dimensions

This 8-person tent is sized at 16 feet by 7 feet with a center height of 6 feet 2 inches. The spacious floor plan has enough space to easily accept three queen-sized air mattresses. Also, the tent is more appropriate for 4 to 5 people if you plan to travel with a lot of gear for outdoor activities.

Extras

Useful hinged door for complete ease in entering and exiting the tent, while the extended door area is useful to keep gear and shoes dry. Practical door awning gives useful protection against sun and rain. Enjoy great ventilation for the entire tent with the mesh ceiling and three windows. Plus, there is an interior gear pocket to accept the important, small items that need quick access.

Pros

  • Relatively easy to set up by a single person
  • Rain-proof
  • Attractive looking tent
  • Very spacious interior floor space
  • Useful covered door to protect in all weather
  • Takes up little space when compact and folded
  • Great height in the center to enable most to stand up straight
  • Door opening is a nice touch

Cons

  • Lacks windows at the rear of the tent – would help with better circulation

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