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Old 08-15-2021, 01:52 PM
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Does anyone have any input or experience with the Luxe or LiteOutdoors tipi tents? As far as quality of material and build quality. Leaning towards LiteOutdoors for the very reason he is located in Alberta and would rather support someone local. Thanks in advance.


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Old 08-15-2021, 03:20 PM
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You may have already looked into this company but "seekoutside" makes lightweight backcountry tipis as well. I have one and it works great; also has stove options for colder weather hunts while still keeping it light weight.

Should find some info using the search function to for all these brands.
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Old 08-15-2021, 07:02 PM
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Which model do you have?


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Old 08-15-2021, 07:24 PM
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I have the lite outdoors 4 person model, what I like about it is the snow flaps on it if your in the wind this is the best tent I have, along with ti goat 7.5 I also have the cattle mountain tipi from , aliexpress.com its just like the tigoat model, but cheaper.
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Old 08-15-2021, 07:50 PM
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I have the cimmaron. Comfy for two people, gear and stove. 3/4 ppl no stove. Has held up well on a handful of sheep hunts with some nasty weather days.
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Old 08-15-2021, 09:47 PM
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I’ve got the Lite outdoors plateau and it’s an excellent shelter. Tons of room for two guys plus gear with the stove. Well made and like Nimrod said the snow flaps are awesome when the wind picks up.
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Old 08-16-2021, 10:19 AM
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I have also been looking at the tipi tent and hot tent set up. Looked at seek and love the look of them. But also wouldnít mine supporting liteoutdoors because itís an Alberta based company, as long as it is comparable to the seek outside quality. Would the liteoutdoors have enough room for a guy on a cot with 2 dogs in there? Was hoping to be able to fit a cot in for when Iím truck camping but also be able to pack in when desired. Is there anyone around the Calgary/airdrie area with a set up I could come check out. I could supply beer for your time.
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Old 08-16-2021, 08:33 PM
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I just purchased the isola and stove from lite outdoors. It hasn't shipped yet, but when it arrives I can take some close up photos and give some impressions. I'm just north of Edmonton.

Before purchasing I marked out the floor dimensions of both the plateau and isola with masking tape. Then used a 2x4 as a pole and laid a tarp over. I'm mostly a late season solo hunter that's why I'm giving the isola a try.

I emailed lite outdoors with some questions and they were very prompt and even responded on the weekend. They also informed me that they have a lighter and stronger model in both tents which I purchased. So far they've been great to deal with and there local.

This will be my first hot tent combo. I've used a bivy/tarp, snugpak ionosphere and the black diamond Eldorado in the past. Switching it up depending on the hunt. I looked at Seek and Luxe and figured if LO makes a great stove, might as well give them a shot.

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Old 08-17-2021, 06:25 PM
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Thanks everyone for the input. Will post which tent I decide to go with.


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Old 08-17-2021, 06:49 PM
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If anyone has any questions about LiteOutdoors products send me a message. I'd be happy to help answer any questions.

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Anyone try the lightweight version of the liteoutdoors plateau 5? Hold up as well as the standard version?
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A bell tent made of the same material as the teepee tents would be the bomb.
More useable floor space etc. Iíve looked quite a bit for that kind of tent but havenít found one. Thereís all kinds of bell tents available in canvas, why not synthetics?
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The Lite Outdoors setup comes in a bit cheaper than the Seek Outside models too.
Would really like to get into a Isola with a stove for the 23 season myself.
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The Lite Outdoors setup comes in a bit cheaper than the Seek Outside models too.
Would really like to get into a Isola with a stove for the 23 season myself.
Quite a bit cheaper for sure, especially with our exchange rate. Always prefer shopping local when I have the option as well
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Old 01-01-2023, 12:59 PM
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I have the lightweight Plateau 5, the tent is wicked and holds up well in the snow and wind. Use the liner or you get condensation (and will in any single wall shelter)

I only have about 25 days in it but no complaints so far.

I have not heard anything good about Luxe Ö Seek has a good reputation.
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I have the lightweight Plateau 5, the tent is wicked and holds up well in the snow and wind. Use the liner or you get condensation (and will in any single wall shelter)

I only have about 25 days in it but no complaints so far.

I have not heard anything good about Luxe Ö Seek has a good reputation.
Thanks for the info on that. Think I will go that route then
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Old 01-01-2023, 04:23 PM
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here are my tents, the white ones are the cattle model off ali express , green is the lite outdoors 4 man, and the brown one is a luxe 4 man, all have stove holes, i also have 4 titanium wood stoves
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Old 01-01-2023, 05:20 PM
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Argali recently put out a really nice tipi also just another option. I have a seek cimmaron and I love it.
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Old 01-01-2023, 07:35 PM
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+2 on the Cimarron. We used it this year on a mule deer backpacking hunt. It is a pretty slick tent and was very easy to set up. I have not tried any other Tipi tents so my experience and opinion is limited to the SeekOutside.
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Old 01-20-2023, 05:53 PM
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Well got my setup today. Needless to say Iím happy.


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One more picture from the outside.


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I have add good luck with the luxe


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