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We’ve engineered the 16-foot LiT Fernweh canvas bell tent to be both a beauty and a beast. Quickly pop it up in your backyard or pitch it for a season on your property as a cozy, waterproof cabin tent.

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.
  • 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 & 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.


  • Industry leading 11.5 oz. (390 gsm) weighted canvas bell tent!
  • Dye-free, 100% natural cotton canvas - marine boat shrunk.
  • Mildew, UV and rot resistant canvas finish (reapplication likely needed after 180 days of use).
  • 9'8" metal center pole includes 2 hooks for hanging clothes and gear.
  • Bell Tent Footprint: 16’4" Diameter. See the floor measurements bell tent floor diameter.
  • Enclosed floor made of a waterproof PVC 19 oz. rip stop material
  • Built-in 5-inch ceiling stove jack for adding wood burning stove. You can adjust this yourself fit up to a 6” stove pipe.
  • Withstands wind gusts of 50 mph!
  • Treated for flame retardancy to meet CPAI-84 standards
  • 1 x center pole and 1 x door poles made of galvanized steel, coated in brass
  • 11 x aluminum outer wall poles to help with structural integrity and function of the roof eaves.
  • Durable SBS zippers on both canvas and mesh doors.
  • 12 x 10" (10mm) powerfully secure rebar stakes - tough enough to penetrate rock beds.
  • 12 x 8" (6mm) tent stakes.
  • 12 x 6mm thick and reflective guy line ropes include aluminum sliders to tighten the canvas structure.
  • Waterproof storage bag with side straps for easier transportation + durable SBS zipper.

5M Bell Tent Footprint: 16’4" Diameter. See the
Staked bell tent footprint: 25’-30’ is best for the guy lines
Center height: 9’8”
Wall height: 29.5”
Shipping weight: 110 lbs. - so have a friend or a dolly handy :-)
Packed tent bag measures 45” x 15” x 15”

30-month warranty against defects in the workmanship and materials when our tents are used for recreational purposes. Any bell tent whose quality is compromised will be repaired or replaced for free, at our discretion. Return freight requires customer prepayment.

The tent warranty does not cover damages arising from normal use, including mold, mildew, UV exposure, extreme weather, wood stove and air conditioner use, fire, damage during storage, sewn-in zippers, nor fabric holes or damage caused by neglect or accidents. Warranty does not cover improper guy rope rigging if tent is placed on a deck platform. Warranty is not valid if unapproved canvas cleaning or protective chemical products are used, improper cleaning methods used, or aftermarket customizations are made to the tent materials or hardware.

Tents used for set-up for long-term use greater than 21 consecutive days at time do not qualify for the 30-month warranty. Such use does however come with a 12-month warranty. Any bell tent whose quality is compromised will be repaired or replaced for free, at our discretion. Return freight requires customer prepayment.

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