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16′ Bell Tent Stargazer

(1 customer review)



Estimated delivery by: 29/09/2023

SKU: TEN-STE-5M-LiT Category: Tags: , ,
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16-foot LiT Fernweh canvas bell tent is both a beauty and a beast. Use the Stella bell tent for stargazing, birdwatching, cloud spotting and a magical guest room. This sky view glamping tent comes with all the features of our Fernweh bell tent, with the added feature of a 360 degree transparent clear top tent roof panels.

Made with the heaviest canvas on the market, the brute strength of the thick-plied double weave 11.5 oz (390 gsm) Army duck cotton canvas, will hold up in all seasons and last for generations.  The natural light-colored fabric provides an elegance that can’t be matched by another 5M bell tent in the wild. We like to say it’s adurable (adorable + durable).

  • Thickest and strongest 11.5oz (390 gsm) weighted canvas on the market.
  • Transparent roof panels for stargazing.
  • Sewn in ceiling curtain can be clipped closed or tied open as needed.
  • 360 degree double sidewall can unzip & roll-up to reveal bug-free tent mesh screen for ventilation OR also unzip & roll-up mesh wall to let all of nature in.
  • More interior room around the edges with 29.5” tall sidewalls.
  • Waterproof + Mold + Fire resistant DoekTecTM canvas.
  • Exclusive outer wall poles create greater form, function - reducing canvas wall drooping.
  • Loads of room! The 16’ (5M) diameter provides 212 square feet of space. Room for up to 2 queen beds or 8 sleeping bags.
  • Fully enclosed (and removable) bell tent floor keeps you dry in standing water.
  • 4 screened large windows and door can be zipped open or closed.
  • Bring in electrical or solar power through the dedicated rear zippered cord entry.
  • 2 sewn-in interior storage pockets to store your stuff.


    • Mold & mildew resistant (reapplication likely needed after 180 days of use).
    • Withstands wind gust up to 50 mph (when properly pitched).
    • Extra thick canvas provides greater enhances insulation.
    • Wood stove ready (includes stove jack hole).
    • Snow capable.

HARDWARE (inlcuded)

    • Ships camp ready!
    • 1 x center pole (1.5" diameter) and 1 x door pole (1" diameter) made of galvanized steel, coated in brass.
    • 9'8" tall metal center pole includes 2 hooks for hanging gear or lights.
    • 11 x aluminum outer wall poles to help with structural integrity and function of the roof eaves.
    • 12 x 10" (10mm) powerfully secure rebar stakes - tough enough to penetrate rock beds.
    • 12 x 8" (6mm) tent groundsheet stakes.
    • 12 x 6mm thick and reflective guy line ropes include aluminum sliders to tighten the canvas structure.
    • Optional accessories to consider (but not required): Fly Cover (recommended), Ground Tarp (recommended), rugs.


    • Tent Footprint: 16 ft. 4 inch Diameter.
    • Staked bell tent footprint: 25’ diameter is best for the guy lines
    • Center height: 9'8”
    • Wall height: 29.5”
    • Door height: 5'10" at apex
    • Shipping weight: 110 lbs. - so have a friend or a dolly handy 🙂
    • Packed tent bag measures 45” x 15” x 15” (with poles removed)


    • Printed Field Guide user manual (of course!).

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1 review for 16′ Bell Tent Stargazer

  1. Barton

    This tent is AMAZING! I do find I need two people, but I could set it up on my own if I wanted to. Great quality, easy to set up. Simple to collapse, roll up, and store. It is so heavy that carrying it by myself would be nearly impossible.

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