ALPS Mountaineering Chaos 3-Person Tent Review

The Alps Mountaineering Chaos 3 Tent is a free standing three person lightweight and compact tent perfect for when you hit the trails. The Chaos is a one continuous pole design, free standing tent that is enhanced with 2 doors for easy entry and 2 vestibules for gear storage and extra weather protection.

What is good about the Alps Mountaineering Chaos 3 Tent

Good size – with a total packed size of 7” x 24” and total weight of 6 pounds, 10 inches with 3 person tent is a great option when backpacking.

Easy setup – when you get to your destination after a day on the trails you can easily and quickly assemble the tent using the free standing aluminum poles and the included pole clips.

Very water proof – you are sure to sometimes encounter bad weather but no worries with improved protection from rain with the urethane coated floor and fly that are factory seam sealed.

Super ventilation – look up at the stars through the mesh roof vents and mesh door panels which also provide great ventilation

Entry access – 2 doors for easy entry to the tent with extra large zippers and to help with the ventilation.

Fly – the full coverage fly is UV resistant. It also comes with extra guy-out to help anchor the fly down in windy conditions.

Two Vestibules – for storing your hiking gear and keeping it dry, a total of 22 square feet of room.

Alps Mountaineering Chaos Tent

 

Alps Mountaineering Chaos 3 Tent Features

  • Alps Mountaineering Chaos 3 TentStabilize the tent in poor weather with the extra guy-outs Mesh storage pocket and tent bag Specifications: Features
  • Free standing 7000 Series aluminium pole system
  • Easy assembly pole clips
  • Full coverage 75D 185T Polyester Fly that resists UV damage
  • 75D 185T Taffeta floor with 2000mm coating and factory sealed seams
  • Extra large zippers on door and vestibutes
  • 2 doors for easy entry and great ventiliation
  • 2 Vestibules for storing your gear
  • Mesh roof vents for increased ventilation

What customers say about the Alps Mountaineering Chaos 3 Tent

Hikers who have purchased and used this backpacking tent gave it a rating of 4 ½ out of 5. Numerous people commented on how rainproof this tent is. They also loved the double vestibules for storing their boots and the rest of the gear.

Extremely easy to set up this freestanding tent was also a common remark. Because of the design the ventilation is also wonderful.

The only issues raised was that many felt that 3 full size adults might be a little tight for space so it is best for 2 adults or 1 adult and two kids. A number of people also remarked they used a footprint with this tent.

The Alps Mountaineering Chaos 3 Tent provides ample for you and your gear in a quality lightweight shelter that packs compact.




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3 comments for “ALPS Mountaineering Chaos 3-Person Tent Review

  1. MMarryn
    April 8, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    Well constructed. Great tent for what you’re paying. I’m an avid hiker/camper with much experience and bought this in a pinch for something bigger than my two man. Full rain fly with dual vestibules and doors is absolutely the way to go. This way you have a place to stash your bigger gear outside vs inside. Super easy to set up, and has great storage pockets on the inside for all your little bits of gear. The double sized zippers on the doors are also a plus keeping them from binding up. Any review stating this isn’t water resistant is bs. Yes, you will need a footprint to help with keeping water out, but it holds up well and if you have any idea how to stay dry while camping you should be fine. It’s short money well spent on a well constructed affordable tent that should last.

  2. Amazon Customer
    April 8, 2018 at 1:27 pm

    Easy set up – convenient features A+ We have used these tents on multiple backpacking trips in Yosemite and ATL trails. The dual doors is very convenient and there are pouches on the interior to hold your things. The vestibule is roomy enough for boots and several backpacks that you might want out of the rain or from critters. I must say, this was the absolute easiest tent to set up and take down that I’ve ever had which is nice when your exhausted coming off the trails and have to set up camp in a hurry. The rain fly is well done as it goes all the way to the ground and has plenty of separation from the tent. It is light weight and fits nicely in a backpack (we had 80 liter backpacks).

  3. Zoe C.
    April 8, 2018 at 1:36 pm

    Greatest tent! I did tons of research before buying this tent but I wanted to really test it out before writing a review. The first time I took this tent out I went to a festival where we had a really bad rain storm hit and it rained for about 10 hours and zero water made it into the tent! There is so much storage/organizing space in this baby! There are 3 mesh pockets at either end of the tent and it comes with a mesh gear loft. So that’s 7 places to store stuff and keep it organized! Which is a god send when you’re at a festival for days! It’s really easy to set up by yourself and even easier with a buddy. The 3 person tent fits a queen air mattress but will leave you with no extra floor space. I went with a full sized air mattress and my boyfriend and I fit comfortably and had some floor space left. We took it on a 2 month cross country road trip this summer and set it up and broke it down many times and it’s still in really good shape! I will say please please please buy the floor saver!! I…

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