Protection from weather and bugs. A comfortable place to tell stories or watch the stars. A shelter to get some rest before morning. Most backpackers prefer a tent while backpacking. Explore what kinds of tent are appropriate for your size and environment. You don't want to be stuck in a snow storm in a 3-season tent that is too short for you...
Before you purchase this expensive item, use our buying guide to understand what type is best for you and what features to look for in a tent.
Read real reviews written by the backpacking community. Learn what backpackers loved or hated about the leading tents as well as lesser known brands. It's almost as good as getting to try it out yourself before you buy it!
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Refurbish your tent's old coating with a new waterproof coating without paying the big bucks to get it professionally done. Learn one more skill to be independent and save money! Small article providing a lot of easy steps to fix up your tent before you have to give it up.