An alternative to hauling a costly trailer is to go with a Superlite Roof Tent from Montana-based Go Fast Campers. The company claims its 80-pound hard-shell (roof and floor) pop-up-style model is the lightest on the market. The 50- by- 90-inch interior dimensions provide space for two adults and the six-inch-thickness when folded makes for easy storage. The side curtains that cover the interior mesh screens are made from heavy-duty polyester and the quick-connect latches allow the tent to be easily attached to and removed from your vehicle’s roof. The Superlite Roof Tent sells for $1,300, excluding a ladder option that costs $100.
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