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We love it when people talk about us. Find out what people are saying about Roofnest in podcasts, feature videos, news articles, and 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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VIDEO: How to Choose a Roof Top Tent with Outside Magazine

One of the big debates in the camping world centers on which is better: a hard shell or soft shell roof top tent. We certainly think we know the answer to this one, but it’s important for everyone to arrive at their own conclusions. A roof top tent is a big investment — not just […]

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Roofnest featured in Overland Discovery® Holiday Gift Guide

Photo courtesy of Overland Discovery® When it comes to shopping for your favorite outdoor enthusiast, you don’t want to get them something they probably already have three versions of. Steer clear of the flashlights, wool socks, and water bottles, and surprise them with something that’ll really take their next outing to a whole new level. […]

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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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Roofnest Falcon Favorited by Expedition Portal

In the newest installment of exciting Roofnest press, Chris Cordes of Expedition Portal recently reviewed our newest aluminum hard shell clamshell tent, the Roofnest Falcon. In going from his previous hulking canvas roof top tent with a wooden door to the sleek, durable and lightweight Falcon, Cordes experienced a coming-to-god moment (our words) about how […]

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Colorado FM Interviews Roofnest Founder Tim Nickles

Roofnest Founder and CEO Tim Nickles was recently invited to be interviewed by Doug Stetzer, host of Colorado.FM. Colorado.FM is an ongoing podcast series that highlights artists, authors, entrepreneurs, gear companies, and more around Boulder, Crested Butte, Denver, Nederland, and Silverton. In this interview, Tim talks about everything from what brought him to Colorado 15 […]

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Roofnest Featured on the Outdoor Biz Podcast Blog

This month, we were fortunate enough to have our Founder and CEO, Tim Nickles sit down for an interview with Rick Saez, host of The Outdoor Biz Podcast. The Outdoor Biz Podcast is a weekly podcast where executives, athletes, designers, retailers, and other outdoor industry leaders offer stories, tips, strategies, and ideas that you can […]

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Reddy Yeti Interview with Roofnest Founder Tim Nickles

Earlier this summer, Roofnest founder Tim Nickles sat down for an interview with Josh Salvo of Reddy Yeti. Reddy Yeti is an outdoor club that gives members access to the most innovative gear from startups and small businesses at exclusive prices. Quirky, cutting-edge, and utterly obsessed with the outdoors, Reddy Yeti is an obvious friend […]

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Roofnest Photo Contest

Enter The Roofnest Photo Contest! Enter the Roofnest Photo Contest for a chance to win a Roofnest Down Blanket and some ShowerPouch towels! 1st Prize in each category will be also featured and credited on Roofnest.com and all our social channels. CRITERIA Submit an image or images for consideration in any of the following categories: Best Scenic Landscape, Best Camping Setup,  and Best Camping […]

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Climbing.com Reviews The Roofnest Sparrow

Kevin Corrigan, from Climbing.com, and his girlfriend, took our Roofnest Sparrow out on the road for a weekend across Colorado’s Front Range. As an avid climber, Kevin spends countless nights on the road traveling to find the next perfect pitch. Kevin was tired of sleeping on the ground and setting up and breaking down his tent […]

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