Kodiak Tents - Built for comfort, Ready for extreme
Kodiak Tents were born in the rugged Rockies. In the ten years that they have been in business, Kodiak Canvas has quickly earned a reputation for making some of the finest tents available and is one of the top leading providers of canvas tents.
Reliable: Whether you are deep in the back-country, or close to home, Kodiak Canvas makes tents that you can rely on to protect you from the elements.
Comfortable: Being able to stand up when you put your pants on is one of the comforts Kodiak Tents offer. You shouldn’t have to crawl into a tent on all fours either. Kodiak Tents Hydra-Shield™ canvas breathes, minimizing mugginess, and makes your tent a more comfortable place to be with plenty of room to stand up and stretch.
Sturdy: Be it high winds, driving rain, or even snow, Kodiak Tents will hold up to it. It’s not uncommon for Kodiak Canvas to get fan mail from its customers telling about a storm that ripped through the camp, and their Kodiak Canvas tent was the only tent left standing. Amazing weather resistance!
Made Right: Kodiak Canvas uses quality, top-of-the-line materials, and components. From it's steel tubing, cotton duck canvas, awning poles and steel stakes, Kodiak Canvas does not cut corners.
Made to Last: When properly cared for, one can expect a Kodiak Canvas tent to far outlive any run of the mill tents on the market.
Commonly Asked Questions:
Do Kodiak Tents Leak?
Kodiak Tents type of Hydrashield cotton canvas is treated with a water repellant and water resistant finish, so you don't need to be worried about getting wet. Occasionally a new tent will have some slight leaking out of the box, but there is a super easy fix! Simply apply some SILICON based waterproofing such as Kiwi Camp Dry. This will take care of any leaks. This heavy duty tent also has sealed seams to prevent water from entering the tent. You and your gear will stay nice and dry in a Kodiak Tent, even in the heavy rain. Over the life of the tent you may need to do some water proofing maintenance.
How Long do Kodiak Tents last?
With proper maintenance, your Kodiak Tent can be a comfortable refuge on your adventures for decades.
How much wind can Kodiak Tents withstand?
If you're worried about an encounter with strong wind, you can feel rest assured that Kodiak Canvas Tents have a TON of happy reports from customers who have encountered storms while they were camping and they wake up to their tent being the only one left standing. These tents are built to withstand the elements with their superior quality, steel poles and heavy duty canvas. People use these tents for extreme winter mountaineering too!
What do I need to know for extended use situations in Kodiak Tents?
If you plan to stay in your Kodiak Tent for over 3 weeks at a time, there are a few things you need to keep in mind to maximize the life of your tent.
Mildew: More likely to grow in dark, shady areas or humid climates. You can prevent it by opening your Kodiak Tent up every day to air it out. Try and place the tent in an area where it can get a couple of hours of direct sun a day.
Canvas Rot: This can occur when the canvas at the bottom of the tent is constantly touching moist ground, which prevents the canvas from drying out and will eventually lead to decay or rot of those areas. This can happen with precipitation or moisture from dew. You can prevent this by making sure the tent is placed in an area that's dry and well drained. Placing it on sand, gravel or a slated wooden platform is ideal. Extended use on moist soil or grassy areas should be avoided.
UV Damage: Kodiak Tents type of canvas is a lot less susceptible to UV deterioration than synthetic fabric tents, however over time UV's will eventually degrade the canvas. Ideally, if you place your Kodiak Tent in an area where it receives full sunlight for just a few hours a day, this will prolong it's useful life.
Can I use the Kodiak Tents year round?
Yes! The Kodiak tents are usable year-round. These are some of the best tents available to withstand any elements thrown your way.
Kodiak Canvas 10x10 VX Flex-Bow Tent: What makes it our most popular Kodiak Tent?
This Kodiak flex bow tent is our most popular tent right now. With its large triangle windows on both ends that provide openness, ventilation and views and its smaller pack size, this tent checks so many boxes. The Kodiak Canvas 10x10 VX Flex Bow is a great tent for camping, hunting, hiking, you name it!
Which Kodiak Tent do I need?
There are a few things to consider when choosing which tent is right for you:
How many people are using the Kodiak Tent? You can get a truck tent which sleeps 2-4, or you can get a Cabin Tent with multiple rooms and can fit upwards of 10 people if you'd like.
How long are you going? Just a weekend getaway? Then likely the truck tent or Flex Bow would be your best bet. Whereas if you're going on an extended hunting trip, you'll likely want to go the Cabin Tent route.
Transportability: Can you drive right up to the site? Or are you needing to haul in your gear. Keep the tent weight in mind when making that choice.