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4 Season Tents For Gentle Summer Camping

There is no need to get 4 season tents for gentle summer camping. Even if there is a heavy downpour, the use of sleeping pads combined with adequate planning should keep everything fairly dry. The important thing is to not camp at the bottom of a hill, to make sure the rain fly is secure, and to take advantage of natural cover.

But, a four season tent can be a nice thing to have for extreme conditions, and if you have the money to spend on one, it is a luxury that can really improve your camping experience.

Basically, the difference between 4 season tents and regular tents is that a 4 season tent is tighter, with heavier outer walls. When it is all zipped up, there is no space anywhere for the elements to get in.

In addition, 4 season tents are often stabler so that they can resist extremely heavy storms if need be. This does not mean, however, that you cannot use 4 season tents in nicer weather. Many styles of 4 season tents come with the ability to unzip the outer fly so that you can keep cool on summer days, while still braving near-arctic temperatures in the winter.

You will find, however, that the more extreme the conditions for which it was designed, the more specialized a 4 season tent will be. For example, some true mountaineering 4 season tents are not things that you would like to take camping on a warm summer night.

The ventilation panels are small, with the result that it will be stuffy and hot at night if you are camping during the summer with them. Additionally, they are made of heavier, stronger material, and as a result are an added burden for your normal camping trip.

And of course, good 4 season tents can be prohibitively expensive, running upwards of $500 dollars sometimes. Compare this to a 1-2 person summer tent that you might buy at your camping store.

I got mine for $30 dollars and, although it provides little warmth, it works alright during the summer when combined with a decent sleeping bag.

The truth of the matter is, it is important to think about what you will be doing before you go out and buy expensive mountaineering equipment and 4 season tents that you will not need. You must make sure that your equipment fits its purpose.

Childrens Play Tent

Childrens Play TentThis childrens play tent is made to be kid tough with a water proof floor and a patented G-3 shock-corded fiberglass PU Coated pole system

    • It has been designed especially large for more playing space, this is an indoor/outdoor tent.
    • Open the doors and bring in the fun. Size is 116 x 116 x 84 cm. Play tent for boys and girls.
    • Can be easily cleaned  with a damp cloth and MILD soap, including the nylon storage bag. 
    • Sturdy coated shock-corded poles for easy assembly. Comes with a storage bag .

Children Play Tent for Camping Indoors or Outdoor Kid Play Tent Multi-Colored by Sure Luxury

Disney Frozen Anna and Elsa Slumber-Bag, 30 X 54

Bring the magic of Frozen anywhere you go with this Olaf slumber bag!. This bag is light weight with its own matching carrying bag which doubles as a knapsack!. Great for sleepovers, nap time and even camping in the yard!.

LE LED Headlamp, 18 White LED and 2 Red LED, 4 Brightness Level Choice, LED Headlamps, 3 AAA Batteries Included

Super Bright. Super bright 18 white LED and 2 red LED.

4 Brightness choice. 2 white LED, 10 white LED, 18 white LED and 2 RED LED. Red beam is flashing.

Adjustable head strap.

Batteries. 3 AAA Battery(required and included).

Solid State. Shockproof and vibration proof.

Extremely long life. white LED last over 30,000 hours.

About LE

Lighting EVER, abbreviated to LE, focuses on creating the best lighting experience.

Only high end LED and advanced optical design are adopted. Enjoy lighting with LE.

Genji Sports Pop Up Tent Review

genji pop up tentSometimes after months of urban living you just get the urge to escape into the great outdoors, even if it is just for a day or two it will recharge your batteries.

 The Genji Sports Pop Up Tent makes the process stress free by providing a tent that does exactly what it says it does and that is just pop ups and voila your tent awaits!

 This is a very lightweight tent that you can set up in 30 seconds and fold down in 60 seconds. It comes with a carrying bag that you can just sling over your shoulder and carry it in, it weighs around 5lbs so most adults would have no problem carrying it.

 While this Genji tent is not for a serious camping expedition in wild conditions it is perfect for short trips in the Summer, for using in the beach, for backyard camp overs and using in local parks as a sunshade. For a larger range of tents go to Tents for Everyone Read the rest of this entry