Tent Color Considerations

I have never given tent color much thought when purchasing a new tent. Unlike buying a pair of pants, there aren’t color options when selecting a particular tent model. However, there is a lot of thought that goes into the selection of a tent color by the manufacturer.

This is from Oware, who makes tarps […]

Characteristics of Four Season Tents

Four season tents are engineered to be as functional and as comfortable as possible during prolonged stays.

The basic elements of a four season tent are that they are windproof, can handle a heavy snow load, and able to be transported in your pack.

Usually a three season tent will have ventilation panels (mosquito […]

Len and the one night bivvy

A few years ago, on a trip to John Pond, Len decided to skip sleeping in the crowded lean-to with Matt, Mark, Rob, Ian and Sparky as he had a new bivy try out.

Below Len gets some help from Ian in setting it up.

Len set up his bivy on the fringe of […]

Black Diamond Megamid Tipi

I bought this Black Diamond Megamid Tipi Tent as a 2nd (off color) from Campmor with thoughts that it could be used for emergency shelter when canoe camping, but especially for winter camping. The tipi sets up easily on snow and over uneven ground.

The four person Megamid is supposed to sleep 4 persons, but […]

Tent Color Considerations

I have never given tent color much thought when purchasing a new tent. Unlike buying a pair of pants, there aren’t color options when selecting a particular tent model. However, there is a lot of thought that goes into the selection of a tent color by the manufacturer. This is from Oware, who makes tarps […]

Tent Color Considerations

I have never given tent color much thought when purchasing a new tent. Unlike buying a pair of pants, there aren’t color options when selecting a particular tent model. However, there is a lot of thought that goes into the selection of a tent color by the manufacturer.

This is from Oware, who makes tarps […]