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What Is a Boreas Camper?

Adventure and a Boreas camper go hand in hand. This unique RV built by an RVer is in a class of its own. Keep reading to find out what this camper is and if it might fit your travel style. 

What Is a Boreas Camper? 

A Boreas camper tackles off-roading like a champ. It’s a compact camper that can fit in a one-stall garage. Thanks to the fiberglass, steel, and aluminum construction, these campers are both lightweight and strong.

The Boreas has off-grid capabilities and comes with all-terrain tires. It may be small, but it packs in features and comforts. From solar capabilities to full outdoor kitchens, this camper can handle much more than one might think.

2021 Boreas Campers XT Short Walkthrough

How Much Do Boreas Campers Cost? 

The cost of a Boreas camper varies depending on add-ons and features. You can find models for sale from about $19,000 to $35,000. The Boreas website lists dealers they partner with where you can purchase your camper.

Boreas AT Camper Trailer

The Boreas AT has a dry weight of 2,200 pounds. This 16-foot, entry-level camper trailer comes pre-wired with a Zamp portable solar plug. It can also use shore power.

Inside, you’ll find a 57 x 79 x 45-inch sleeping space with a memory foam queen mattress. The camper contains cabinets for storage and a Maxxair 6200 roof vent to keep the space temperature controlled. 


You can even use an outdoor kitchen with a 12-volt refrigerator and storage space. Enjoy the stainless steel countertop and LED lights that make preparing food simple even in this small space.

The Boreas AT model will be discontinued for 2022. 

XT Trailer

The Boreas XT matches the AT in size and weight, as it’s also 2,200 pounds and 16 feet. This all-terrain trailer manages 19 inches of ground clearance and contains a Cruisemaster CRS2 axel-less independent suspension. Get power through the 100-watt solar panel or via shore power with a battery charger.

Inside, enjoy 57 x 79 x 45-inches of space and a memory foam queen mattress. A forced-air furnace and an all-weather fan with 10 speeds let you control the temperature at will. 


The outside kitchen includes a two-burner stovetop and a stainless steel sink with on-demand water. It also features a 60-liter electric cooler refrigerator and freezer combo.

MXT Trailer

The Boreas MXT offers an excellent trailer for scenic drives and bike trips. It’s just barely lighter than the previous two trailers at 2,100 pounds and just barely longer at 16-feet-six-inches. This 4x4 adventure trailer can easily carry a motorcycle on the tongue bike rack. With 20 inches of ground clearance, you won’t have to worry when going off-road. Like other Boreas camper trailers, it comes with solar panels as well.

The interior offers 57 x 80 x 44 inches of space and a queen-sized bed. The oversized PVC cabinetry affords you a nice bit of storage space. You can control the temperature thanks to the all-weather fan with 10 speed options.


Cook with ease on the two-burner stove with glass top. You’ll be able to store whatever you need for your trip in the refrigerator and freezer. You’ll even find some extra cabinetry in this outdoor kitchen area.

Boreas XT-12 Camper

This Boreas camper brings extra comfort to off-roading adventures. It includes a wet bath and a roof that extends to give you enough space to stand up, unlike other Boreas campers. It’s also heavier at 3,500 pounds and quite a bit longer at 19-feet-three-inches.

This all-terrain trailer comes with an independent suspension just like the Boreas XT camper, and it has 20 inches of ground clearance. Like other trailers, it offers solar power. You can even camp in extreme weather thanks to the heated water tanks. 


Impressively, the inside can sleep four adults and one child. Besides the queen bed, a dinette folds down into a double-sized bed. You can even get a fold-down bunk option that might be nice for a child. When you extend the roof, you’ll get six-and-a-half feet of standing room. The wet bath includes a cassette toilet and shower. 

The outdoor kitchen has a three-burner stovetop, a stainless steel sink, and a Truma fridge and freezer. You can even use a fold-down table for prep. 

Benefits of Off-Road Trailers

Off-road trailers give you flexibility and freedom when you’re out exploring. Let’s take a closer look at some of the benefits of these trailers.


A lightweight trailer, like the Boreas camper, can get you farther off the beaten path. They typically do better in sand, mud, and other tough terrains. 


Can Be Taken Anywhere

An off-road trailer can travel where low clearance vehicles and regular tires can’t. Whether you’re heading into the mountains or boondocking in the backcountry, an off-road trailer can take you virtually anywhere you want to go.

Low Maintenance

Off-road trailers, like the Boreas, tend to be low maintenance. They have fewer bells and whistles than other trailers or RVs. However, where they lack amenities that may require frequent maintenance, they make up for it with features such as solar panels and tires fit for rugged terrain.

Little to No Prep Time

Due to the size and efficiency of an off-road trailer, there’s little to no prep time to get it ready for a trip. Pack what you need, hitch it up, and go! That gives you vastly more flexibility when the mood for adventure strikes.


Is a Boreas Camper Right for You?

If you’re looking for an off-road adventure or simply for a lightweight, compact trailer, a Boreas camper might be for you. Finding the right RV to fit your needs and lifestyle is essential. Have you ever traveled in a Boreas camper?

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