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ALPS Mountaineering Taurus 6-Person
Dome-style 6-person tent with full-coverage fly
Looking for a larger tent for your family or troop? Look no further than the ALPS Taurus 6 tent. The Taurus 6 provides 100 sq. ft. of interior floor space, a 6-foot center height, two doors for easy entry and exit, along with a durable polyester tub style floor to keep you dry. The full coverage fly features two large vestibules to store your gear and can be easily accessed from either inside or outside of the tent, with the large zippered openings. With just two fiberglass poles, frame clips and a ring and pin connection frame system, the Taurus 6 is very easy to assemble. When your camping trip is over, take down is simple and the tent can be conveniently stored in the compression drawstring duffle bag until your next outing.
  • Free-standing two-pole design with fiberglass poles
  • Easy assembly with pole clips
  • 75D 185T polyester fly with 1500mm coating resists UV damage and stays taut
  • Factory-sealed fly and floor seams provide best weather protection
  • 75D 185T poly taffeta floor with 2000mm coating
  • Extra large #8 zippers on doors and vestibules
  • Easy entry and great ventilation with two doors (both with zippered mesh windows)
  • Two vestibules for gear storage and extra weather protection
  • Weatherproof fly buckles on for maximum adjustability and protection
  • Mesh roof vents increase ventilation and improve star-gazing
  • Mesh storage pockets, gear loft, 7075 aluminum stakes, and guy ropes included
  • Floor saver available
  • Base size: 10' x 10'
  • Center height: 72"
  • Vestibule depth: 35"
  • Tent area: 100 ft²
  • Vestibule area: 45.5 ft²
  • Total weight: 16 lbs. 15 oz.
  • Packed size: 8" x 25"
  • Pole diameter: 12.7 mm
Product Number
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Taurus 6 Gray/Red5622642
Customer Reviews
The Taurus 6-Person has been rated 3 times.
4.7 out of 5 stars
Love the Tent, Very watertight

This tent has served us well on a couple of cross-country trips, even keeping us dry and cozy on a very wet, rainy night. This was enabled by the way the fly goes all the way to the ground. In response to the concerns about thin floors - it feels thin because it is actual ripstop nylon not polyethylene tarp material like cheaper tents, but always use a groundcloth to preserve your tent.

Great tent

Used this tent the last 2 weeks turkey hunting and it performed very well.. We had high winds (25-30 mph gust), heavy rain then sleet and snow then more heavy rain and wind and never felt it.. Great tent..

Good Tent

Purchased this tent for the upcoming summer months and intend to use it hunting this fall. Some reviews noted the thin floor. Once I set it up, I agree the floor is very thin. I purchased the separate floor saver and I still have concerns with the durability and how weather-proof the floor is. On the positive side, the poles are thick and appear to be sturdy. The full coverage rain-fly seems well built and coverage is good. I'm 6' and can stand up in the center of the tent. Giving 4 stars due to ease of set-up and overall function of the tent. That may go up or down once we start using it, especially in adverse weather for hunting season. I will note I had it up with approx. 20 mph wind gusts and attaching the guy-outs really secured the tent well.