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Thule Basin Hard Shell Rooftop Tent$3,499.95
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Thule Basin Hard Shell Rooftop Tent

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The Thule Basin is an incredibly stable hardshell tent with a versatile design that converts from a 2-person rooftop tent to a large cargo carrier within a minute!

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  • Durable hard-shell rooftop tent for use in all seasons
  • Can convert to a cargo carrier 
  • 2 person capacity
  • Includes telescoping ladder & foam mattress
  • Dimensions when open: 84 x 55 x 42.75”
  • Dimensions when closed: 84 x 55 x 12.75” 
  •  Dimensions when closed (cargo carrier):  81 x 52 x 9”
  • Sleeping space: 81 x 51” 
  • Peak internal height: 36"
  • Product weight: 157 lbs
  • Static weight capacity: 600lbs
  • Requires minimum bar spread: 32" 
  • Base construction: 
    • Hardshell: 5mm ABS with both UV inhibitors and color fade inhibitors
    • Lower shell: Combines ABS, welded aluminum substructure with unique felt lined honeycomb polypropylene panels for reinforced support
  • Canopy fabric: 260g cotton and polyester coated to a waterproof rating of 1500mm


The Thule Basin (sku 901017) is an incredibly stable hardshell tent that can be set-up and taken down in less than a minute! This versatile design with a patented zipper system is able to convert from a 2-person rooftop tent to a large cargo carrier to fit all of your adventuring needs. Easy-to-install mounting brackets are included which allow you to lock your tent to the vehicle for the best security. The Thule Basin hardshell rooftop tent has an insulated roof to aid with temperature and reduce noise. The Thule Basin is weather resistant and great for use in all seasons.

Fitment Notes: 

Fits Thule Wingbar, ProBar, SquareBar, Aerobar, Xsporter Pro, Thule TracRac with Xadapt 14 (sold separately). Not for use on clamp crossbar systems.

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