EVER ADVANCED Portable Folding Camp Cot Bed for Adults is a very large and collapsible cot with an integrated headrest, a nice carry bag, and a great price tag.
Key features & benefits
- Integrated padded headrest.
- Great size, suitable for tall people.
- Instant setup.
- Very reasonable price.
- Carry bag included.
Where to buy
Check on Amazon, they have numerous stores globally for best shipping conditions and the best prices.
What type of cot is this
There are several important features to mention here. The integrated headrest is something you might like, it is slightly angled and padded, see the picture below. But it is not as high as in some other cots, and I find it a nice feature; with such a design you can manage without a pillow.
The cot is folding or collapsible, this means it collapses from all directions towards the center and it folds like an umbrella. You can make it ready in seconds. There is no assembly and no tools are needed, and equally fast you can close it. The steps are obvious from this picture:
Who is it for
Capacity-wise, with its 300 lb (136 kg) capacity, this cot may be good for the majority of users, but if you need something stronger please check this list of cots for heavy people.
Size-wise, with its bed size of 80.75 x 32.25 inches (205 x 82 cm), this is an impressive item. But if you still need something wider, please check my list of extra wide camping cots. Also, if it is still not long enough, check my list of extra long camping cots.
Weight-wise, the cot weighs 20.5 lb (9.3 kg) and it is a bit heavy, you will be able to see how it compares with a few competitors in the comparison table below. But bear in mind its size, so the weight is not necessarily a bad thing here.
The packed size of 45 x 8 x 7 inches (114 x 20 x 18 cm) is such that you need a car for transportation. It has straps on its bag, see the picture, so you can carry it short distances, but you have seen the weight. All in all, this is a cot to use in a camp, a park, at a beach, or as an extra bed at home for sudden guests.
Materials & construction
The frame is a powder-coated steel with diagonal support bars that run between its 6 feet, so the structure is sturdy and stable against lateral movement.
The bed deck is a soft and durable polyester 600D, mildew-proof and it resists fading. The most important details from its construction are shown in this collage:
Can you use it in a tent
The answer is yes, there are 6 feet and all are with large plastic caps, the weight is distributed and there should be no problem with the floor. But to put your mind at rest, you can add something under the feet in the case of a very soft ground underneath the tent, some pieces of cardboard might do the job.
But bear in mind the size of this Ever Advanced cot, it is long and wide, but it should fit in 2-person and larger tents assuming they are high enough. The cot is 16 inches (41 cm) high, but see this from a positive side, you have lots of space underneath it to store your gear. Imagine that you sleep on the floor, in such a case the area is completely lost for the sleeping pad.
How about a sleeping pad
For summer camping you can manage without a pad on the cot. But in a cooler environment and for winter, you should have something underneath the bag.
Good and less good features
Here is my short summary:
- Great size.
- Quality materials.
- Very good price.
- Extra easy setup.
- Carry bag.
- A bit on the heavy side.
The price & my rating
As of the moment of writing this text, the Amazon price for this cot is around $64 and I find this a real bargain for such a cot.
This is a new item on the market and there are only a few reports on Amazon, but it has scored a perfect average rating 5.0/5. Now, my rating is a bit different, but I use several criteria and they are the same for all the cots here in the site:
My rating breakdown of the EVER ADVANCED Camp Cot:
- Type: collapsible cot.
- Weight: 20.5 lb (9.3 kg)
- Capacity: 300 lb (136 kg).
- Dimensions (L x W x H): 80.75 x 32.25 x 16 in (205 x 82 x 41 cm).
- Packed size: 45 x 8 x 7 in (114 x 20 x 18 cm).
- Frame: steel.
- Fabric: 600D polyester.
EVER ADVANCED Portable Folding Cot vs Competitors
I thought you might want to see how this cot compares with some of its competitors built in the same style. So here are two of them, both with the integrated headrest. As you see, this Ever Advanced cot is heavier but it offers far more comfort, it is longer and wider. Please follow the links to check for the updated prices:
COMPARE PACKAGE FEATURES
Weight, lb (kg)
Bed size, in (cm)
Packed size, in (cm)
Capacity, lb (kg)
Ever Advanced Cot
Payable Every Month
80.8 x 32.2
(205 x 82)
45 x 8 x 7
(114 x 20 x 18)
Payable Every Month
74.8 x 26.8
(190 x 68)
41.3 x 9.1 x 6.7 (105 x 23 x 17)
Payable Every Month
74.8 x 26.4
(190 x 67)
38.6 x 7.9 x 7.9
(98 x 20 x 20)
In the summary of this EVER ADVANCED Camp Cot review, I would stress again that this is a great size/quality/price combination. This is a new item and it is becoming popular already, with all the good reasons. The setup can hardly be easier and the carry bag is really nicely done.
Thank you for reading. If you need more options of this type, check in the category Collapsible Cots here in the site. But if you need something to carry on the trail, check in the category Backpacking Cots.
Note that this is NOT a sponsored post, I am not paid by the brand or related to them in any way. I am only expressing my own unbiased view of this product.
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