Tents are some of the oldest shelters that are valuable today. As you read this there is a tent in a Russian museum that dates back 40,000 B.C. Incredible, right? But unlike in the past when there were only a few types of tents, today there are varieties of tents on the market. They come in different shapes and sizes. In this piece, we are going to look at some of the popular tents and why most people love them.
Dome Tent
These are the most common types of domes found on the market. They have two flexible poles that crossways over the dome, intersecting at the top. The poles then bend to be anchored to the ground. Dome tents are easy to set up. They are mostly free-standing and have a good headroom and a broad floor area. If you are camping in a snowy location, a dome tent can be a good choice. They come with a design that withstands harsh conditions during snowy days.
Tunnel Tents
Tunnel tents, as the name suggests, resemble a tunnel. They have a series of poles that run from one side of the tent to the other. They rely on guy-wires or guy-ropes for stability. Tents are easy to put up and uninstall. They have good headroom, and when pitched smartly, they can withstand harsh weather conditions reasonably well. If you have a large, outdoorsy family, you can go for a tunnel tent; it has plenty of livable space and will provide your loved ones lots of headroom.
Geodesic Tents
A geodesic tent can be described as a dome tent but with more hoops orpoles. The poles crisscross over the tent and intersect to form triangles. The poles give geodesic more stability and make it a perfect choice for events and camping in windy areas or during winter. Why do camping enthusiasts love geodesic tents? Well, the first obvious answer is because of their strength and stability. Geodesic tents have broad headspace and are lightweight.
Pyramid Tent
Pyramid tents often consisting of just a single pole that sits in the center. Tent material is draped around the pole. They rely on guy lines for support. Why go for this tent? Well, they are probably the most convenient tents and are easy to set up. They are also lightweight and if you have invested in high-quality guy-lines they can be very stable in bad weather conditions.
These are just some of the types of tents you will find on the market. There are more types such as Coleman tents, Juniper lake tents, cold spring tents, PahaQue tents, Long Peak and more. We hope the insight we have provided will help you choose a tent that matches your camping needs and wants