What to Know About Camping Tents

What to Know About Camping Tents
Camping tents are used for outdoor camping and adventure as a place to rest and retreat from the weather elements. Camping tents can also offer a sense of security and privacy while camping in the wild or among other campers.

Price

Camping tents range in price from $59.99 for a small one to two person backpack tent up to $4995.95 for a North Face 2-Meter Dome 4 Season Tent for all-weather terrain and wind resistance.

Type

When shopping it is essential to determine what type of camping tent is beneficial---a lightweight tent for backpacking and expeditions, a mid-sized two to three domed tents for large groups and family camping or a weather resistant tent for mountain expeditions and windy, frigid regions.

Accommodations

Camping tents offer a variety of accommodations from individual pup tents or hammock tents to large sized tents that sleep up to 15 people.

Weight

Weight is important when it comes to choosing a camping tent---especially if it is being used for backpacking purposes. Small backpacking tents weigh around a few pounds to where large tents with heavy poles may weigh anywhere from 12 to 20 pounds and might be harder to carry long distances.

Accessories

Accessories that may or may not be included with a camping tent are lofts, tarps, walls, attics, pocket storage area and vestibules.

Article Written By Julie Boehlke

Julie Boehlke is a seasoned copywriter and content creator based in the Great Lakes state. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. Boehlke has more than 10 years of professional writing experience on topics such as health and wellness, green living, gardening, genealogy, finances, relationships, world travel, golf, outdoors and interior decorating. She has also worked in geriatrics and hospice care.

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