Greatland Tents: Necessity for Outdoors

Greatland outdoor tents are manufactured by a company based in South Korea with satellite offices around the world named Northpole Limited (originally the Jinwoong Company).  Northpole Ltd. is one of the biggest manufacturers of backpacking tents around the world.  Their product lines had expanded from a wide range of tents that now includes sleeping bags and air mattresses, followed by seating products and other outdoor living furniture and accessories. The products that they sell are: fiberglass composites, gazebos and screen houses, mobile furniture, sleeping bags, camp comfort, tents and shelters, and other outdoor living implements.

Today, NorthPole claims to enjoy a dominant market share with approx. 65% of the tents in the USA and 30% worldwide. Backpacker Magazine awarded Northpole the “Tent of the Year”.  Most recently, the 2007 Columbia Cougar Flats tent, which is also manufactured by NorthPole received the 2007 Camping Life Gear Guide Choice Award.


There is a huge variety of Greatland tents sold for different users with their varied demands.  One of the popular products is the Greatland 3 room tents, and the Greatland 2 room dome tent.  It is important though to carefully check the product manual if you’re thinking of buying a Greatland tent since not all of their tents are waterproof.  Most of the Greatland tents are built and developed merely as a shelter for sun and light rain. Some Greatland tents are specifically not intended for use during heavy rain, wind, hail, snow or other inclement (rough, stormy) weather.

Below is a more comprehensive look on two of the best-selling Greatland tents:

Greatland® Dome Tent 4-6 Persons

This is a heavy-duty weather-resistant tent with taped seams, that comes with a detachable rain-fly for wet weathers, and a heavy-duty floor.  It also features a 5ft 9in center height for a generous headroom. It’s a streamlined assembly and take down set-up with their shock-corded fiberglass poles.  It’s further equipped with a tip and eyelet system

This product is different in assembly set-up to criss-cross dome tents because it utilizes sleeves and tent poles.  The instruction manual that comes with the product purchase is sufficient and clear for users.

The ventilation is made comfortable with their meshed ceiling and windows part.  Easy, no hassle entry with their arched door and noiseless zippers.   The ventilation feature is impressive and nice, because Greatland dome tents are designed with many ventilation screen on the top of the tent.

Gearloft for additional storage, comes with a carrying case ·

Overall size – 5′ 9″H x 10′W x 8″D.

Greatland® 2-Room Dome Tent – Blue/ Black

This is a weather-resistant (Drymark waterproofing system) tent with roomy space inside. Meant for two people with attached 2 rooms. It also has a screened porch to enjoy the view from outside while staying protected from the elements inside for hanging out with your company prior to sleeping in for the night.  Again, the ventilation feature is nice, with roomy meshed screen feature.  Set up is easy and the instruction manual is sufficient with your purchase.   An additional nice feature of this product is the sealed floor seams.

Standard features include a nylon tent with rain flap and included stakes.  Average weight of the product is 29.5 pounds.  The center height dimensions is “16L’x15W’x78H”.  This Greatland tent is perfect for backpackers or seasoned outdoor campers.

There is also a three-mesh pocket storage feature for camping accessories.

There are four big multiple doors for an easy entry and exit, four big windows, and twin roof mesh panels.  The room divider is detachable for multi-use for indoor purpose.  The set-up system is a three-way hub core that you slide the integrated pole in prior to usage.

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