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This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series TentsSleeping away from base-camp requires a tent or a “bivy” – a combination tent/sleeping bag. There are thousands of tents and bivys on the market and I’ve reviewed most of them and you need to understand hi-tech tents so you can easily eliminate 99% of them. The biggest problem a tent/bivy faces is your breath – not bad breath but the water vapor you expel with every … Read entire article »

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4-Season Tents

4-Season Tents

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series TentsIf it gets below 40 degrees F at night any day of the year where you live then you need a 4-season tent, if not a 3-season tent is just fine for you. The 4-season tent looks just like a 3-season tent except the no-see-em mesh walls are smaller or can be blocked with tent flaps. Also, the support structure is stronger to withstand blowing snow … Read entire article »

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3-Season Tents

3-Season Tents

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Tents90% of all tents are 3-season tents, Spring, Summer, Fall, with some taking on winter but not snow and showing 3.5 seasons. The 3-season tent is your standard 3 layers of construction: 1) Top layer is the rain fly 2) Middle layer is the¬†support¬†structure holding up the tent 3) Inner layer is the tent itself Since there is so much competition for 3-season tents the prices are much cheaper than … Read entire article »

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