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Outwell Montana 6PE

£749.99

Average Score 9.4
Value for Money
9.5
Features
9.4
Family Friendly
9.3
Quality
9.9
Practicality
9.1

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SKU: Montana 6PE
Brand: Outwell

The Outwell Montana 6PE is a classic Outwell tent that sleeps 6 people in two bedrooms.

The ‘Montana’, affectionally called ‘the Monty‘ by Outwell owners, has been a popular tent in Outwell’s collection for many years. This year, it’s back in the range and has evolved into the Outwell Montana PE tent.

Tent Layout

The tent layout is a classic Monty, with 2 three-person bedrooms at the back, a large living space, a sheltered porch, and an enclosed side entrance.

Montana 6PE Layout

The layout of the Outwell Montana 6PE has two three-person bedrooms, a large living space, a porch, and an enclosed side entrance. (Image credit: Outwell)

Although this can sleep six adults, we think the tent is ideal for a family of two adults and two or three kids.

The bedrooms are the Outwell Ambassador Master Bedrooms, which are larger than standard tent bedrooms, have the Outwell Dark Inners, and the excellent Outwell Quick and Quiet inner doors.

You can also remove the divider between the bedrooms if you’d rather all be in one large bedroom.

Montana 6PE Bedrooms

Notice the Dark Inner inside these large bedrooms (Photo credit: Outwell)

The Living Space

The living space inside this tent is very generous.

Not only does it have the main tent door, but there are also two side doors (one enclosed – see next), and cable entry on both sides of the tent, making electric hook-up and your tent layout more flexible.

For flexible lighting, you can use the Outwell HookTrack system.

HookTrack system

You can place the lighting where you want with the Outwell HookTrack system in this tent (Photo credit: Outwell)

The Enclosed Side Door

It’s worth pointing out this enclosed side door as I know many campers use this as a place to keep a camping toilet.

Montana 6PE Side Entrance

Some campers use this enclosed side door as a place for a camping toilet.

However, if you don’t use it as a toilet, it makes a great place to get in and out of the tent in the rain.  If you are using it as a wet-weather door, I recommend you don’t put down the groundsheet in this part of the tent so that wet coats and muddy shoes can be kept inside this porch without water pooling.

Pitching

As you can see from the photos, the Outwell Montana PE isn’t an inflatable tent, but a poled tent.

It comes with a set of steel poles that simply slide into the sleeves on the tent and clip together.

The tent poles

The tent poles on the Outwell Montana 6PE (Photo credit: Outwell)

The poles and flysheet come in separate bags, which makes it easier to lift in and out of your car.  However, don’t forget and leave one of the bags at home 😉

Video

You can have a quick look at this tent in the video below at 0:27 seconds.

9.4Expert Score
Outwell Montana 6PE
A Great Family Tent
This is a really popular tent and one you can't go much wrong on for most families wanting a base under canvas for their summer holidays.
Value for Money
9.5
Features
9.4
Family Friendly
9.3
Quality
9.9
Practicality
9.1
PROS
  • Good layout with plenty of living space.
  • Front porch for additional shelter.
  • Useful enclosed side door.
  • Flexible opening doors with bug mesh.
  • Larger bedrooms, darkened, and with Quick and Quiet door.
  • Large vents for better airflow when the weather is hot.
  • Outtex 6000 Pro tent material with a whopping 6000 mm hydrostatic head.
  • Steel tent poles.
  • Tinted windows.
  • A really good price for the features and level of specification.
CONS
  • Steel poles can be heavy. The tent comes in two bags to make that easier, but check you have transport space for both bags and don't leave one of the bags behind when you go to the campsite ;-)

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Price Guide: Outwell Montana 6PE

Specification: Outwell Montana 6PE

Dimensions
Height (cm)

220

Length (cm)

540

Width (cm)

495

Weight (kg)

Flysheet: 24.3 kg, Poles: 17.9 kg

Pack Size (cm)

Flysheet: 75 x 40 x 40 cm, Poles: 75 x 26 x 15 cm

Tent Bedrooms
Bedroom Divider

Removable, zips in place (bottom not fixed)

Cable entry to Bedrooms

Yes, all bedrooms

Darkened Bedrooms

Yes

Larger Bedrooms

Yes, 230 cm depth

Removable Bedroom

Entire inner tent

Storage Pockets in Bedroom

Yes

Auto-seal bedroom doors

Yes, magnetic

Tent Details
Sleeps

Bedrooms

Recommended Tent Use

,

Frame Type

Wind Rating

10 (Storm: 55-63mph/89-102kph)

Tent Fabric

Hydrostatic Head

6000 mm

Taped Seams

Yes

Sun Protection

UPF50+

Groundsheet Hydrostatic Head (mm)

Not Applicable (PE Fully Waterproof)

Sewn-in Groundsheet (main tent)

Yes

Tent Accessories

Tent Carpet, Tent Footprint, Tent Extension, Flexible Hanging System

Year Introduced

2021

Tent Doors
Additional Tent Doors

Yes, on both sides

No-Trip Entrance

Yes, at main door

Rain-safe Entry

Yes, on side door

Bug-Free Mesh

On all exterior doors

Door converts to sunshade

No

Tent Living Space
Inner Living Space Size

2 sections (e.g. furniture space)

Living Area Storage Pockets

Yes

Cable Entry

Yes, both sides

Wet-Dry Zone

Yes, side door

Built-in Porch

No

Porch Storage Pockets

Not Applicable

Internal Hanging Line

Additional Accessory

Tent Pitching and Storage
Colour Coded Tent Pegs

Yes

Colour Coded Tent Poles

Yes

Guy Line Storage

Yes

People to Pitch

2 People

Pump included

Not Applicable

Wheeled Tent Bag

No

Tent Windows
Window Blinds

Yes, zip up

Tinted Windows

Yes

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