Choosing The Right Camping Tent For You

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Camping and exploring the mountains are always fun and exciting activities, especially when the weather is warm and friendly. What can be more pleasant than staying up all night around the fire with your friends or family, telling stories and enjoying nature? You must try this experience at least once in your life and you'll certainly have a lot of fun.

The most important thing when going on these types of trips is choosing the right tent for you. This is essential because that tent will be your sleeping and resting place for the whole trip. So, it must be roomy enough and comfortable. That's why, you must think before you leave if you will sleep alone in the tent or with somebody else, so that you know what kind of tent to take with you. Some don't want to carry too much weight and that's why they take with them smaller tents and when they get to their destination they realize that a much bigger one would have been better.

So, when buying a tent you must take into consideration their many and useful features. Beside their exterior appearance, color and design, you must first think about size as well. Choose a big tent if you plan a long stay in the camping place and if you're thinking about bringing many friends with you. Some types of tents are really huge and come up with multiple doors and windows for ventilation. Family tents are also a great choice to consider because they're also big enough to shelter an entire household of four-five members.

If you know you are sleeping alone or with maximum one more person, choose a backpacking tent. It is also very easy to carry because it fits perfectly in your backpack. It is light weight, it's very close to the ground and has short walls. That's why it can resist against the wind. Also, when choosing the right tent you must think about its design. So, there are mountain tents and geodesic tents. These are very strong tents and you can use them in expeditions. They have a tough structure and a great volume. The material is waterproof and won't let rain, snow and not even wind come through.

The tunnel tents are the more spacious version of the small, classic ones. They have a larger sleeping and storage space and they are also taller. The dome tents, or the classic ones, are those lightweight tents. They have a simple structure and they are very popular because they can be carried in a backpack. The large group tents or family tents are also popular. They can't be carried unless you have a car, but they are surely very efficient.

They have different sizes and they are usually used as camp tents, because it's hard to disassemble it if you move very often in one trip. You must think about every aspect when choosing the right tent, but once you've got it you will have the conviction that you'll have a blast on your vacation. 

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This article was published on 2011/09/19