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Thule Approach Rooftop M

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The next level in rooftop tents: more space, more comfort, more adventures

On top of the world, on the top of your car. Thule Approach is a tent that makes adventure travel easier, more comfortable, and more fun. The car top tent maximizes interior space, giving you a great place to hang out in, as well as a comfortable night’s sleep. For an even more spacious experience, the tent is compatible with an annex or awning (sold separately). Made for rugged adventures off the beaten path, this rooftop tent is equally great for local explorations or weekend getaways with family and friends. Transform your vehicle into a home away from home and live the van-life experience no matter what you drive—SUV, sedan, truck, or hatchback.

Quick set up for easy getaways

Thule Approach is made for ease of use. Innovative mounting brackets allow you to install the tent on your roof in just minutes—half the time of traditional rooftop tents. The mounting brackets also lock the tent to your roof rack for added security. Thule Approach is one of the fastest soft-shell tents on the market to set up and break down. Once you arrive at your destination, simply unzip the travel cover, unfold the base, and you are ready to camp in under 3 minutes.

Comfort close to nature

Thule Approach will elevate your next adventure, quite literally, since you’ll be sleeping high above the ground. The panoramic windows on the ceiling and walls will bring you closer to nature than you have ever been! Thoroughly tested for durability and longevity, Thule Approach is ready for your next trip, wherever you want to go.

A more modern tent shape delivers an extra spacious interior and more living space for you and your gear
Panoramic skylights and windows allow you to stargaze, get closer to nature, and keep the tent cool and well ventilated
Lockable mounting brackets secure the tent to your roof racks in half the time of traditional rooftop tents and have a torque limiting tool for safer installation
Removable rain cover with three different modes is suitable for any weather

Quick to set up: unzip the travel cover, unfold the base and you are ready to camp in under 3 minutes

Thick, dual-layer foam mattress has a supportive bottom foam layer and a soft upper layer for a luxurious camping experience
Compatible with an annex or awning (sold separately) that provides even more sheltered space
Rigorously tested together with Thule roof racks to ensure a safe and secure fit
Sleeps 2 adults and 1 child or 2 adults comfortably

Thule Approach technical specification   Thule Approach technical specification Thule Approach technical specification

Sleeping capacity: 3 person
Dimensions (Open): 95 x 56 x 40 in
Dimensions (Closed): 49 x 56 x 11 in
Sleeping footprint: 95 x 51 in
Peak internal height: 40.2 in
Weight:128 lb
Static weight capacity: 600 lb
Minimum bar spread: 31 in
Base construction: Welded aluminum tube with insulation and aluminum cap sheet
Canopy fabric: Breathable, water resistant 600D polyester ripstop
Mosquito screens: Yes
Seasons: All
Fits Thule Xsporter Pro: Yes
Fits Thule TracRac - Truck: With Adapter/s required: Thule Adapter Kit Xadapt 14 
Fits Thule TracRac - Van
Adapter/s required: Thule Adapter Kit Xadapt 14 



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