There is no single best hiking tent for all seasons and conditions. What defines an excellent backpacking tent is its capacity to withstand adverse weather conditions, offer maximum protection to its hiker and provide the least inconvenience in size and weight during the hike. (more…)
A pop up tent allows fast and effortless tent pitching. In fact, you don’t have to pitch this tent at all. All you have to do is to unpack it and it will just spring to its full structure good and ready to accommodate its campers. Although it may be highly desirable to have a self erecting tent after long hours of hiking, this type of tent is not suitable for hikers due to its packing size and unstable quality (due to the inherent flexibility of its structures) (more…)
If you are a family of at least five or six, bringing along a big family tent is a good idea. If you use this type of tent instead of several smaller tents, you’ll be able to save space. Another benefit is that of being together with the family in an intimate atmosphere. It can do wonders for bonding, but is this tent really good for hiking?
If you think you can have a livable tent with missing or broken poles, think again. Tent poles provide your tent’s skeletal structure, without which your tent will be nothing but a big and heavy blanket. (more…)
A hiking tent is a hiker’s portable shelter in the wilderness. Shelter is one of man’s key requirements for survival, especially when out in the wild and exposed to unforgiving terrain. Choosing the right tent for a particular hike is crucial for the comfort, safety, and survival of a hiker. (more…)
Family hiking is one of the best family bonding activities that you can organize for the whole family. It will give an opportunity for children to learn the beauty of nature and the great outdoors, as well as, cultivate the idea of an active lifestyle that will benefit them in the future. (more…)
Like hiking tents, hiking backpacks are indispensable hiking essentials. If you are looking into buying a backpack for hiking, you need to do a good deal of research because you will be carrying this back pack the whole time you are on the trail. The ease and comfort that your backpack offers will determine your own personal ease and comfort. (more…)