Back Packing Tent Shopping Guidelines

Backpacking is the cheapest way to explore around the world, which only needs the minimal amount of expense and the opportunity to meet different new faces from different countries. Experiencing the wonders of life doesn’t have to be all glam and luxurious, a low maintenance type of adventure for example camping out; when camping out, there are certain list that needs to be done such as the tent, hammock, food, first aid kit and so on. It’s a type of experience where you can enjoy the pleasure of Mother Nature, an escape from modernization and technology.

Backpackers need a top notch backpacking tent as for their shelter wherever the destination they will go on to, you don’t just buy a tent without knowing its material made, the weight and it’s capacity; it’s important to study the type of tent that you are going to purchase.

  1. Tent Capacity

When purchasing a backpacking tent, you need to know how many people can fit in one shelter; is it a tent to buy for 2 persons or more, do an estimation of the dimension you want for your tent. For the family size backpacking tent, it can consume for a number of 4 people but if you’re going solo then a wider interior space doesn’t matter that much as long as you will be well-protected from heat or cold climate.

  1. Durability

We can’t control the fact that there will be climate changes and may sound unfortunate but there will be times that you will experience gloomy or humid weather, it’s best to find a tent that is durable, waterproof, has a rainfly, breathable fabric and good ventilation. Making an assurance that the tent that you’re going to purchase will guarantee full protection from such conditions at the same time that also provides comfort and easy to set up.



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Dawn Malicdem is a graduate of AB Communication Arts in De La Salle University. She is a media enthusiast, journalist and a photographer. She also plays golf during her free time.