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The Roofnest Blog

The Roofnest Blog

Outdoor Play


Camping Safely During Coronavirus

Every day, there are new rules and regulations for keeping our communities safe during the Covid-19 outbreak. Now that it’s spring, we’ve had to rethink how we do our favorite thing — getting outside and going camping. First things first: We encourage you to adhere to the social distancing policies that are in place on […]

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5 Best Camping Spots Under 2 Hours from Seattle

Seattle is famous for so many reasons — Jimi Hendrix, the Space Needle, Starbucks, plus Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan in that one movie. But it’s also well known for the abundance of evergreen trees and forests in and around the city. There’s a reason they call it the Emerald City! And while we often […]

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3 Winter Adventures For The Whole Family

When we think of winter, we think of snow and skiing here in Colorado. But we know that not everyone skis or snowboards, so we wanted to offer a few tips on how to get in some winter adventures off the slopes. Whether your favorite way to get outside in the winter is having a […]

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Roofnest Tips & Features


Car and Driver Tries Out the Roofnest Sandpiper

It’s no secret that overlanding isn’t just for the hardcore gearheads and desert-crossing daredevils anymore (Mad Max, anyone?). More and more people are looking for ways to feel what it’s like to live life on four wheels — even if it’s just for the weekend. Ezra Dyer of Car and Driver strapped a Roofnest Sandpiper […]

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The Condor 4-Person Roof Top Tent Takes Camping to the Next Level

When it comes to hard shell roof top tents, there’s the Roofnest, then there’s everything else. Not all roof top tents are created equal — you may find one online that looks kinda like a Roofnest, but there’s a reason our tents keep racking up those rave reviews. The Roofnest advantage means a more durable, […]

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VIDEO: TFLOffRoad Tours the Roofnest Condor and Sparrow

When it comes to figuring out what hard shell roof top tent is best for you, nothing beats a 3D walkthrough to get up close and personal and breathe in that new tent smell. Now imagine a tour with the founder of the company, who can tell you everything you need to know: the benefits […]

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Adventure Journal


The Best Way to Organize Your Outdoor Gear

Outdoor activities are a heck of a lot of fun, but they also mean having a heck of a lot of gear. Camping alone comes with a long list of must-haves to enjoy your trip to its fullest: outdoor cooking supplies, a way to stay clean, a camping power supply, and like 3 different kinds […]

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How to Live the Van Life (Without Actually Living in a Van)

If you’re like us, you’ve probably spent your fair share of time scrolling through #vanlife posts on Instagram, day-dreaming of breaking away from the 9-to-5 world, and living life on four wheels. But for most of us, dumping tens of thousands of dollars into a Sprinter van or a fixer-upper VW and turning it into […]

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Cut Down on Holiday Waste with a DIY Bicycle Wheel Wreath

Image courtesy of REI.com Ah, the holidays…food, gifts, family…and unfortunately, a whole lot of waste. According to Stanford University, Americans throw out about 25% more trash during the holiday season, adding up to an extra 1 million tons of waste. While that amount of waste can feel incomprehensible, what’s not so mind-blowing is how simple […]

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Travel


January Destination of the Month : Silverton, CO

Right now Colorado is getting dumped on with snow, and we can’t wait to go get some fresh powder. And one of the most extreme places to ski in Colorado is our Destination of the month, Silverton Mountain in Silverton, CO.    Skiing Silverton Mountain is one of if not the most extreme ski resort […]

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January National Park Highlight: Lava Beds

Winter is still alive and well here in Coloradom but we can’t help but daydream of warmer weather and sleeping with our windows open in the Roofnest. That’s why this month, we wanted to bring you a national park that has gone relatively unknown. We cheated a tiny bit this month by highlighting a national […]

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December National Park of the Month: Death Valley

With dropping temps and snow rolling in this month, we thought the best national park to highlight in December is Death Valley. Death Valley is the lowest, driest, and hottest national park in the whole country. There are extreme and unbearable temps in the summer (over 100 at midnight sometimes!) Knowing that, this is the […]

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Ambassador Highlights


March Ambassador Highlight: Matt Bauer

As the winter wraps up, we can’t wait to get out and camp. One of our newest ambassadors, Matt C Bauer, Owner of Rosewood Creative, makes sure he gets to do this year-round. Matt is a father, business owner, and surfer who loves to get outdoors. We wanted to ask him a few questions and […]

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December Ambassador Highlight: Forrest Smith

This year has been one for the books here at Roofnest. We’ve come out with new tent models. You guys have grown the flock. And we got to work with some amazing ambassadors along the way. This month we wanted to highlight a good friend, ambassador, and Colorado native, Forrest Smith. Who is Forrest? Forrest […]

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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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News & Press


Car and Driver Tries Out the Roofnest Sandpiper

It’s no secret that overlanding isn’t just for the hardcore gearheads and desert-crossing daredevils anymore (Mad Max, anyone?). More and more people are looking for ways to feel what it’s like to live life on four wheels — even if it’s just for the weekend. Ezra Dyer of Car and Driver strapped a Roofnest Sandpiper […]

Read more »

VIDEO: TFLOffRoad Tours the Roofnest Condor and Sparrow

When it comes to figuring out what hard shell roof top tent is best for you, nothing beats a 3D walkthrough to get up close and personal and breathe in that new tent smell. Now imagine a tour with the founder of the company, who can tell you everything you need to know: the benefits […]

Read more »

VIDEO: Unboxing a Roofnest Falcon with Trail Recon

Everyone loves unboxing videos. Whether it’s a new album, mountain bike, or pair of hiking boots, you share in the delight as the person onscreen opens a long-awaited package filled with something that you dream of opening and trying out yourself. And watching an unboxing is that much more exciting when the box is ginormous […]

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