ARB Simpson III Rooftop Tent Review – Introduction

This is the first in a series of posts that will be a complete review of the ARB Simpson III Rooftop tent.

With adventure or overland travel, camp tends to be moved almost every night. With this type of travel, setting up and tearing down the tent consume lots of time.  On one of our 2009 adventures we traveled with a couple who were using an ARB Simpson II Rooftop tent. They had their tent set up in less than ten minutes each night. Packing the tent took just a little more time. This led me to consider how a roof top tent would work for us.

Tent wrapped in shipping plastic on pallet

Having worked with ARB USA on a few other gear reviews I was able to purchase an ARB Simpson III Rooftop tent and Annex directly from ARB USA. The tent arrived by motor transport attached to a skid and was delivered right to my driveway ready to be installed.

ARB Simpson III Rooftop Tent Installation
ARB Simpson III Rooftop Tent Setup
ARB Simpson III Rooftop Tent Detailed Review
ARB Simpson III Rooftop Tent Annex



Tomas has lived in Colorado since age 5. Having grown up on the Western Slope of Colorado lots of time was spent in the Desert Southwest. Tomas' father introduced him to the love of 4 wheeling at an early age in the high mountains around Aspen, Colorado. While an avid Mountain Biker, Tomas and his Family enjoy adventures in the mountains and desert in the remote locations that can only be reached by 4wd. Day hikes are always a must when on the family trips. While enjoying outdoor activities he wants to share his love as a certified 4wd trainer and ski instructor. Tomas also enjoys caving and cave exploration. Tomas currently resides in Colorado Springs. 


  2 comments for “ARB Simpson III Rooftop Tent Review – Introduction

  1. alfred beilin
    January 2, 2012 at 3:03 PM

    if anyones on here today all the best have a gud new year

  2. Wendell
    October 4, 2014 at 3:58 AM

    Ԍreat write-up, I

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