I've only unlatched ours once, and it was a pain in the neck (and fingers) to get open. I do keep it latched though as it's a great entry point for bugs, and there's nothing worse than a mosquito buzzing you while you're trying to sleep.
Rob & Kelly, Bella & Brady (Miniature Schnauzers)
2016 Eagle 323LKTS
2016 Ram 2500 6.7L CTD
2015 White Hawk 29REKS Summit Edition (Traded)