Today in the shops trading tourist equipment, a large selection of different tents.
Therefore, the main task of the customer - do not get confused and choose the one that will become a safe haven during the campaign.
First, decide what exactly you needtent, what size, what conditions will it be used, and so what time of year After all, it all depends on not only the design of "marching home," but also its value. For example, buying a forwarding class equipment, designed for difficult climatic conditions and high altitudes, for family hiking in the woods or on the river bank, you will not only spend the extra money, but also will not be able to end all the benefits of its acquisition.
Then define the financial framework: how many are willing to spend on a purchase. Examine proposals for the sale of tents. Ask feedback about the producers and the quality of the goods. Keep in mind that an expensive tent is not always the best. At the same time, do not chase cheapness over quality. Pick products optimal for you in the quality-price ratio.
When choosing a tent, look for the tent, soin the first place it depends on him protection from the weather. It is desirable that it has been manufactured or ripstop polyester, nylon because the sun loses its strength. Furthermore, the nylon tent has another unpleasant property: stretched when wet, for example during prolonged rain.
When viewing products from the catalog, do not forgetcheck the seams. They should be neat and well taped. Locate the item index of water resistance. He indicated four-digit number in millimeters of water column. Naturally, the higher it is, the better. However, the minimum value of this indicator should not be below 2500 and 3000 for the tent floor.
Inspect the frame. It stands on the sustainability and strength of the entire structure. It is safer if they are made of duralumin rather than plastic and are attached to the tent using pockets instead of ropes, hooks or velcro. Note awning must not come into contact with the inner fabric (if double-layer tent), otherwise moisture will penetrate inside.