The most notable thing about the Coleman Montana 8 Tent is probably its size. Being able to comfortably house 8 people makes it the ideal tent for family camps and other camping trips involving large groups. But size is not the feature that makes the Coleman Montana 8 Tent so attractive.
It offers good protection against the elements in moderate weather conditions and it is equipped with a variety of design features to provide you maximum comfort even when camping deep in the jungle. It is also light easy to transport and set up, perfect for family camping trips. Keep reading this Coleman Montana 8 Tent review for an overview of the tent’s features.
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A closer look at the Coleman Montana 8 Tent
The Montana 8 person tent has a height of 6 ft. 2 inches measured through the center, which makes it possible for most people to stand and move around the tent. It is easily distinguishable from other tents thanks to Coleman’s unique awning with its wings that not only offer privacy but also sun protection.
The tent has a hinged door, an electrical access port, and reverse angle windows. The tent’s fly features an extended overhang in addition to a fly pole with wings. An interior gear pocket for stowing things out of sight.
Coleman’s WeatherTec system – This is one of the most important features of a Coleman tent as it is the system that guarantees protection from the elements. Thanks to this system, you can enjoy temperatures that are reasonably warm at all times, just like at home.
Excellent Variflow system – This tent is equipped with a strong and rugged poly floor and taped seams that will effectively keep out the hot sunlight, biting wind and bone chilling night cold from penetrating into the tent. Controlling the ventilation system is easy thanks to the large doors, vents and mesh roof which can be opened or closed accordingly.
The tent’s flysheet can be extended beyond the door so that it acts like a miniature front porch. This also makes for a dry entrance, a useful feature for keeping the interior mud-free when camping I damp weather conditions.
An electrical access port is also provided with the Coleman Montana 8 person tent so that you can use your electronic devices inside the tent by running in a power cable from a power outlet outside the tent.
This tent can comfortably accommodate 8 campers thanks to its 16 ft. by ft. footprint and it is equipped with a variety of features to make living easy, such an AC inlet port, adjustable lighting and a good airflow and ventilation system.
Ease of use
The Montana 8 is light and easy to set up. Installation instructions come sewn right onto the carry bag and this together with the Insta-Clip attachments, Coleman’s exclusive pin-and-ring design, and continuous, power corded poles and color coded sleeves make setting up the tent a breeze.
The tent’s frame is sturdy and wind resistant and the skeleton is made u to 6.3 mm, 9.5 mm and 11 mm diameter fiberglass poles. The tent fabric is 68 denier polyester mesh inside and 75 denier polyester taffeta outside in addition to a 75 denier taffeta flysheet.
Height of camping comfort
When camping with kids, it is doubly important to ensure that all the little yet important things like weather protection, space and comfort in the tent are provided to avoid any unnecessary frustrations. The Coleman Montana 8 person tent allows you to turn your regular camping trip into a memorable event.
Last thoughts on the Coleman Montana 8 Tent
This tent has been really well made, and you can use it in the confidence that if it rains you will be kept dry inside. The tent is very easy to assemble, so you will not have to spend long putting it up, and taking it down when the time comes too. The design of the Coleman Montana 8 Tent is very intuitive and it makes for a really good family tent to go away on your camping trips with.