REI Co-op Base Camp 6 Tent

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With a compact, geodesic dome design that makes it strong and storm-worthy, the REI Base Camp 6 is easy to set up and roomy enough for your group of 6 and your gear.

  • Features

    • Color coding makes the tent quick to set up with a combination of clips, sleeves and 4 strong aluminum poles that give the tent flexible stability
    • Large front and rear doors offer easy access and tuck cleanly away into interior pockets
    • Generous mesh windows in walls, ceiling and doors provide excellent ventilation; 2 fly ceiling vents help reduce condensation and can be accessed from inside the tent
    • Front and rear vestibules provide ample covered space to store gear; front vestibule's window lets you see the view and enjoy the light
    • Mesh gear attic and multiple interior pockets keep your tent organized; hang loops are located throughout the tent
    • Bound, cut-in floor and UV-resistant, full coverage polyester rainfly will not stretch or expand when wet, ensuring a consistently taut pitch
    • Convenient backpack-style carry bag organizes tent, fly and poles with extra space for footprint; footprint sold separately
    • The REI Base Camp 6 tent comes with 12 stakes, 4 guylines with tighteners, pole repair tube and gear attic


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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use



    3 - 4-season

    Sleeping Capacity


    Minimum Trail Weight

    17 lbs. 3 oz.

    Packaged Weight

    20 lbs. 6 oz.

    Packed Size

    25 x 17 x 9.5 inches

    Floor Dimensions

    10 ft. 5 in. x 8 ft. 4 in.

    Floor Area

    83 square feet

    Vestibule Area

    23 + 15 square feet

    Peak Height

    6 ft. 2 in. inches

    Number of Doors

    2 doors

    Number of Poles

    4 + 1 vestibule pole

    Pole Material

    Aluminum 6061 / 7001-T6

    Pole Diameter

    10.3 / 11.0 millimeters

    Canopy Fabric

    Nylon taffeta

    Floor Fabric

    Coated polyester oxford

    Rainfly Fabric

    Coated polyester taffeta

    Footprint Included


    Design Type


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