3 Tips to Choose Your Tent For a Camping Trip
Till now there have been many things covered which are to be taken on a camping trip. There could be much more and one such thing is your ‘tent’. A tent is your dwelling on the camping trip away from your home. and is multifunctional, protection being the first and foremost. Choosing a tent for a camping trip is as important as planning the whole trip. Most of us do not much care about choosing the tent before setting our sails.
Although, there are few factors that should be considered while choosing your tent that helps in taking an informed decision, and they are:
It may sound trivial but weather of the place you are planning to visit sets to be the first factor of choosing your tent. Choose the one which fills all the requirements of the place of visit. If you are planning to anchor your trip on a beach, your tent should have corrosion-resistant metal fittings as the winds on a beach are humid enough to oxidize the metal fittings. Similarly, if the place is humid you need to pick the tent which has a breathable fabric, otherwise, you might feel suffocated on the trip.
It may sound weird that going on a camping or a leisure trip can have different reasons, cause the only 2 reasons which are evident are relaxing and enjoying. Yes, that is, in fact, true, yet you need to dig a little deeper. You might just want to be connected to nature and you want your tent to keep you aligned with it. On the flip side, you want to socialize with friends and family which is a larger group making your requirement for the tent completely different.
The first thing considered before the trips are planned, is how much time you have in your budget. Based on the time you have and want to spend the trips are planned- a weeklong trip, a 2-day trip, a trip with multiple stoppages. In turn, this decides what type of tent you would want to carry. A relatively longer trip would need bigger tents which would take a longer time to install and uninstall as compared to the shorter trips which just need smaller tents with less time to lodge and dismantle.
Following these 3 tips, it would make it very easy for you to pick the right tent for your camping trip and that is how you can make informed decisions.