The Roofnest Blog

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Outdoor Play


Going to the Bathroom Outdoors: Your Options When Nature Calls

Checking out of civilization to escape in nature for a few days is our favorite way to refresh and reset. But there are few aspects of modern life that we sometimes miss when we’re out camping, hiking, climbing, and backcountry skiing. And out of all the creature comforts we sacrifice when we go exploring, number […]

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How to Find Places to Car Camp in Your Roof Top Tent

Camping with a Roofnest on your car is like regular camping…but way better. You don’t have to set up a tent, it’s more comfortable, more convenient, better protected from weather, and you wake up with a heck of a panoramic view. A hard shell roof top tent automatically turns any car into a camper. That […]

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Skiing Recovery Tips for Your First Day Back On the Slopes

Here at Roofnest, our passion for epic adventure is what drove us to start making hard shell roof top tents in the first place. And once winter rolls around in our home base of Colorado, epic adventure means one thing: skiing. We spend a lot of time hitting the slopes, from the Rocky Mountains’ iconic […]

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Roofnest Tips & Features


Top 5 Holiday Gifts For Overlanders

The Holidays are right around the corner and we all have that special someone who is a royal pain in the ass to shop for. Well here at Roofnest, we want to make your life easier. Whether that is by making your camping setup quicker, or showing you what gifts to buy the person who […]

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How to Find Places to Car Camp in Your Roof Top Tent

Camping with a Roofnest on your car is like regular camping…but way better. You don’t have to set up a tent, it’s more comfortable, more convenient, better protected from weather, and you wake up with a heck of a panoramic view. A hard shell roof top tent automatically turns any car into a camper. That […]

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How to Attach a Solar Panel to Your Roof Top Tent

As our Roofnest community continues to grow, we’ve been impressed by new creative modifications to our products. One of the most frequently asked questions is whether solar panels can be attached to our tents. The answer is yes — but with varying difficulty and methods. Best Tent Design for Solar Panels If the ability to […]

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Adventure Journal


Thanksgiving Dinner at Camp

Well flock, the leaves have come and gone here in Colorado and winter is rolling in. Although the cold weather is here to stay, that doesn’t mean we’re going to stop camping and neither should you. For the true die-hard campers who want to spend the upcoming holidays outdoors with their loved ones. We’ve decided […]

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Skiing Recovery Tips for Your First Day Back On the Slopes

Here at Roofnest, our passion for epic adventure is what drove us to start making hard shell roof top tents in the first place. And once winter rolls around in our home base of Colorado, epic adventure means one thing: skiing. We spend a lot of time hitting the slopes, from the Rocky Mountains’ iconic […]

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5 Must Have Winter Camping Accessories

  While we’re writing this blog there is over a foot of snow on the ground and we don’t want camping season to be over. The good thing for all of us is that we have a Roofnest and with the right accessories, you can be just as cozy as a warm summer night… Even […]

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Travel


November National Park Highlight: Joshua Tree

This month we’re getting a ton of snow in Colorado and are day dreaming of an escape to one of our favorite national parks, Joshua Tree. With an outer space like feeling, there’s nothing better than escaping to a warm out of this world park.   Camping Joshua tree has many things to offer and […]

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November Destination Of The Month: Baja, California

As the winter starts to roll in, we get excited to hit the slopes. But, part of us is going to miss the warmth of summer when diving into the ice-cold rivers in Colorado feels amazing. That is why we wanted to show you one of our favorite destinations to escape the cold and get […]

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October Destination of The Month: Jackson Hole, WY

Happy Halloween Flock, even though it is usually a spooky day with that perfect fall air it is snowing all around the country. We’re getting stoked on ski season! This month we wanted to highlight one of our favorite places to visit year-round. With epic national parks to camp at in the summer and the […]

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Ambassador Highlights


November Ambassador Highlight: Mason Prendergast

Hey Flock, our community is growing and so is our amazing group of ambassadors. Today we wanted to highlight one of our newer ambassadors Mason Prendergast. Mason is a 21-year-old freelance content creator from Issaquah, Washington. Mason currently attends Central Washington University through online courses so he can travel the world while getting his degree. […]

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September Live Outside & Play

  We’re back again showcasing our resident #VanLife ambassadors Ben and Roxy from Live Outside and Play! In September, they’ll still be hanging around in Colorado for the last few adventures of the summer. If you’re in the area, be sure to try and swing by and event to connect with some fellow outdoor enthusiasts […]

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August Ambassador Highlight – Francis Fraioli

This month we’re excited to highlight one of our ambassadors, Francis Fraioli! He’s been a member of the Roofnest Flock since 2018 and has cruised around the country in his FJ and Sparrow Eye! Be sure to check out his IG @iamnomad_ for some epic shots of his latest adventures. Hailing from Montreal, Francis is […]

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News & Press


Roofnest Highlighted on Wall Street Journal

Photo courtesy of The Wall Street Journal Roofnest recently made waves partnering with Honda at the 2019 SEMA SHOWCASE to present attendees with a tricked-out overlanding rig. The excitement about the setup was palpable, and this enthusiasm was echoed in the countless press mentions and highlights Roofnest received in the wake of the event. And […]

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Roofnest Gets Long List of Shout-Outs from SEMA 2019

Image courtesy of Autoblog.com When participants arrived at the SEMA Showcase in Las Vegas earlier this month, they were expecting to be wowed by the world’s most cutting-edge automotive specialty products. But when Honda rolled up with a Roofnest Falcon roof top tent strapped on top, folks were blown away by the power of this […]

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Adventure Pro Magazine Tests out the Roofnest Eagle

Photo courtesy of Terrance Siemon Here’s the deal — most of us here at Roofnest would choose the van life if we could. Saying goodbye to a mortgage and hello to new trails and terrain every day (after work, we mean) is the outdoor adventurer’s dream. But the problem is, most of us don’t have […]

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