Tips & Advice

What Is A Tent Footprint

What Is A Tent Footprint? Do you need one?

A footprint is an essential piece of gear for any camper or hiker. It helps to protect the bottom of your tent from wear and tear, and also keeps it clean. But what exactly is a tent footprint, and do you need one? In this post, we’ll answer all your questions about tent footprints. We’ll…

How Long Does Tent Waterproofing Last

Waterproofing Your Tent How Long Does It Last?

The most important thing to avoid while camping is for your tent’s roof to leak in the event of rain. Fortunately, it’s entirely preventable. The article will answer all your questions on how to keep water out of the tent. It includes information about when it is time for a new application, what kind you…

camping backpack

How Heavy Should Your Backpacking Tent Weigh?

When you’re backpacking, it can be hard to find the perfect balance between tent weight and features.A good middle ground is key. How much should a backpacking tent weight? It’s not always easier to be lighter. So you’ve been thinking about picking up backpacking? It can be tough to decide which tent is right for your…

Emergency Mylar Thermal Blankets

Is It Possible To Use a 3 Season Tent in Winter?

The most widely used type of tent today is the 3 Season Tent. Because of their light weight and superior ventilation properties at warmer temperatures, they can be used in spring, summer and fall (the 3 seasons). However, can you use a 3 Season Tent in winter. Is It Possible To Use a 3 Season Tent…

Green Elephant Telescoping Tarp Poles

Best Time Of Year to Buy a Tent and Save Money

I love a good deal. And I don’t know about you, but whenever something comes out as an early-bird special or on sale for more than it usually costs I’m sold The cost of camping can be rather steep, especially when it comes to high quality tents and other equipment. We’ve spent decades of buying…

tarp under tent

Do You Need a Tarp Under Or Over Your Tent?

It is a question many campers ask themselves before their first trip. Is it necessary for me to bring along an extra tarp? Putting down a tarp can be the right solution for certain situations, but there are also some cons to consider. In this article we will discuss what you should know before making…


Can You Get Bed Bugs While Tent Camping?

The one thing every traveler should be aware of when they travel abroad is a pesky little creature called bed bugs. These bloodsucking insects have been found in hotels and homes across the world. What are the best ways to get rid of bed bugs? We looked into this question, along with other pesky household…

Brite Strike Camp Perimeter Security System

9 Tent Security Tips to Stay Safe While Camping

Camping can be a wonderful way to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, but it’s not without its risks. Campgrounds are usually quiet places where you have peace of mind if things go wrong until they don’t! If precautions aren’t taken in advance then campers might find themselves in dangerous situations….

Dark Color Tents

What Color Tent Is Coolest in Hot Weather?

Camping is about spending time with friends and family, getting closer to nature, and simply escaping from life’s distractions. And not about trying to survive in a sweltering hot tent. You need to find the right tent color for you and your family. Choose one that will keep everyone cool, but also protect from threats! Does Tent…

Side Vestibules tent

What Is A Tent Vestibule? Are They Important?

The tent vestibule is like your home’s mudroom. It can be used to store things like extra clothes, shoes and other camping essentials when you’re not in use of the shelter that houses all this gear. As a tent vestibule, it can be attached to your shelter or used as an independent space. For storing…