Colorado Teardrop has added a new trailer to its lineup for 2016. It’s called the Summit and, like its name, it’s for those RVers who enjoy fishing, hunting, or off-roading in the backcountry for a day or days at a time.
It weighs 1,800 pounds (with optional power package) and can be towed by a jeep or 4×4 SUV. What’s more is its 18-inch clearance with 35-inch BF Goodrich Radial TA off-road tires, full skid plates, nerf bars, corner hardeners and 3200-pound torsion axles make it ideal for a variety of terrain.
While it doesn’t offer all the space and amenities of larger trailers, it`s not designed to. Yet, many efforts have been made to provide comfort within its overall 14 x 7.3-foot package. For instance, the Summit has an interior height of 4.6 feet and a width of five feet. This allowed designers to include a set of bunks, which can convert to a sofa, and the ability to provide a queen size bed. The Summit also offers ample lighting when night falls.
“One of the many benefits of the Summit is it fits into a garage, eliminating storage fees, and users can easily pack up and be ready for a destination,” company owner Dean Wiltshire told RVlife.com. “They can also be towed with a jeep or SUV and meet a series of activities.”
Other Appointments of the Summit for Backcountry Camping:
- Shelving with under floor storage
- Full rear galley with stove sliders and ample storage.
- Bi-folding doors that are strong enough to hold two Yeti coolers
- Organized storage for food and cooking gear
To increase the functionality when it`s needed at rustic campgrounds or way off the beaten path, users can upgrade the Summit to personal requirements to include:
- Side mount levelers
- Front tool box or Rack
- Power Package with Solar Panels
- Bike Racks
- 25-Gallon Water Tank with Hand Pump
- Propane Mount
- On-Demand Hot Water Shower
Additional upgrades entail a 5 x 7-foot screened room, a queen size memory foam mattress, a double slide galley, and spare tire.
“The Summit is for campers who are interested in boondocking or rural camping,” added Wiltshire. “For that reason, we can personalize the Summit to meet the needs of our customers whether they fish, hunt, or use for them for sports such as cycling or mountain biking. People who use the Summit are enjoying the outdoors. They are provided with a comfortable and easy means for their outdoor activities and for certain periods of time.”
Overall Length: 14’
Cabin Width (interior): 5’
Overall Width: 7.3’
Interior Cabin Height: 4’6
Overall height: 6’8”
Tongue/Dry Weight: 220 lbs.
Trailer Dry Weight: 1,630 lbs.
Bed Size: Queen 5’ x 6.5’
Frame/Ground Clearance: 1.5’