The Arctic Oven tent is known around the world as a premier cold-weather tent. They've been used anywhere from the remote reaches of Alaska to the frozen wastelands of Antarctica and have proven themselves over many years. Let's have a look at the pros and cons of the Arctic Oven tent. This review is focused primarily on the AO10 model.
A tent intended to be used on remote trips in Alaska needs to be the epitome of toughness. Alaska dishes out weather so horrendous that simply camping out becomes an exercise in survival tactics. If you're only going to buy one tent for Alaska, make it a mountaineering tent.
The Kifaru Tipi has generated a lot of interest in Alaska for people looking for a weather-tight, light-weight shelter that can handle rugged back-country use. It certainly fits the bill for a basic shelter, however, as with anything, you should know its limitations.
Eureka has been in the tent business for many years, and it shows. Their Timberline tents have been used around the world, and the design has withstood the test of time. This review is focused primarily on the Timberline Outfitter Six (TLO6) model.