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Roofnest is built on… adventure

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Our Mission

Escaping from the familiar sights and sounds of your daily routine and immersing yourself in nature refreshes, relaxes, and reminds you of what’s most important.

We make outdoor camping easy, accessible, convenient, and comfortable for campers of every experience level by designing durable and easy-to-use hardshell rooftop tents.

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Our vision is to bring the camaraderie, wonder, and adventure of the great outdoors closer to every customer.

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Our Roots

Tim Nickles, the Founder of Roofnest, is a 25-year Boulder resident who was practically raised outdoors. He spent his childhood traversing the Alaskan wilderness with hiking boots on his feet and camping gear on his back, strapping on his first pair of skis when he was barely 3 years old.

From a young age, Tim understood how being immersed in nature can shape who we are, and inspire who we want to be.

As he grew older and began to explore further — spending winters skiing in Chamonix, France, and summers mountain biking in Boulder — Tim came to appreciate how his camping gear was the key to accessing the outdoor lifestyle he’d been raised to love. Thus began his lifelong pursuit of modifying, designing, and creating outdoor camping gear that made packing up and sleeping under the stars easier and more comfortable than ever.

Using his first rooftop tent was a turning point for Tim. As an avid outdoor adventurer, a rooftop tent provided a night’s sleep as comfortable as his own bedroom — only to open his window and be greeted by fresh mountain air and awe-inspiring Alpine peaks. All this, without ever having to compete for a campsite, find a flat surface, or pitch a single pole.

From that moment, Tim knew rooftop tents would be a lifelong obsession. And in his typical spirit of improvement, he was quick to invest his time and expertise into designing a superior hardshell rooftop tent.

This is where Roofnest was born: from the love of leaving daily life behind and spending more hours discovering the breathtaking adventures and unforgettable memories that nature has to offer.

Adventure Journal

How to Make Camping Educational for Your Kids

Roofnest Team// September 10, 2020

Kids are going back to school again — but this school year is looking different than ever before. It’s different for parents too, as many have taken on the role of home-schooler and parent (not to mention having a job). But out of the struggle there is opportunity to be found: more time with your kids […]

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You Won’t Believe What People Are Saying About the Roofnest Falcon

Roofnest Team// August 19, 2020

Borderline magical? We’ll take it. At Roofnest, “Easy and Affordable Adventure” is our middle name (we know…it’s a long one). But we don’t have to toot our own horns — these days, everyone else is doing it for us. The rave reviews of our Roofnest Falcon have been coming in so fast that we can […]

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Why This Camper Chose Roofnest Over iKamper

Roofnest Team// August 19, 2020

We can talk about how great Roofnest roof top tents are compared to our competitors all day. An incredibly slim profile, insanely quick and easy setup, durable, waterproof…the list goes on. But what we like even better is to shut up and let our fans do the talking. Why Edward Shin Gave Up His iKamper […]

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