Probably the biggest advantage to a truck tent is that it’s lightweight, you never have to look for a smooth surface to set your tent up on, and you don’t have to worry about your tent sitting in water if it rains.
Rightline Gear describes their Campright truck tents as:
|If you have never been truck tent camping before, you’re missing out on something special. Sleep in the full comfort of being up off the ground, completely dry, no matter what the weather conditions. You don’t have to worry about finding a flat rock-free piece of ground, simply camp wherever your truck can take you. Truck tent camping is enjoyable for anyone with a truck: weekend warriors, adventurers, hunters, fishermen, and family campers.|
There are (2) truck tent manufacturers:
Both manufacturers offer their tents for a variety of truck sizes, as well as SUV’s and mini vans.
For discussions on camping with your Ford Ranger, check out our Truck Camping & Camping Gear Forum.