Outback Swag Pioneer Tent

 Outback Swag Pioneer Tent

The Pioneer swag tent is the shelter of choice for rugged adventurers. Photo: Outback Swag

Australians invented heavy duty, one-person canvas swag tents like this ($300) to keep poisonous insects and invasive animals out while camping down under. Here in the States, where we don't have as many threats, they still make great, bombproof car-camping shelters. On cold nights the thick, waterproof material traps heat, but the canvas also rolls down to reveal lots of mesh for when things warm up. Inside, a built-in two-inch pad offers comfort from the hard ground. 

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