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How to pitch a tent

How to pitch a tent

Overnight Camping - the romance of our time.

Koster, stars and tent - these are the main characters are a good hike.

But how and where you break a "field house" will depend not only your mood, but also health.

You will need

  • Tent pegs kit, power cord.



Site Selection
Stay the night before sunset. Look for a dry and level surface. It is desirable that it be protected from the wind by natural obstacles: rocks, trees, hills. Avoid Neighborhood thick bushes, high grass and large bodies of water in the summer to midges and mosquitoes did not reach you.


If you are located in the woods, make sure you are not near ant hills and animal paths. Do not pitch a tent under the tall old and rotten trees that may just fall on you.


Lie on your selected location and a little ride onback, to feel and to remove all protruding twigs and stones. On the uneven surface place the tent so that the head was above the legs. At a very steep slope, put at the entrance of large rocks or logs to his feet rested on them and you are not pushed.


Check the soil for dryness by pushingpalm. If the moisture is performed, it is better to look for another place. But even if you are surrounded by a marshy land, do not despair. Make the deck under a tent made of thin trees.


In the winter, before the pitch a tent, carefullytamp snow and, if possible, collect the spruce branches and make the flooring. This spruce branches should not just throw in a bunch, and insert in the snow at a slight angle, to get a springy mattress.


In the spring, spread the fire and extinguish it in an hour. This time will be enough to warm up the ground and then spend the night in comfort and warmth. Just before you put up a tent on the site of bonfire, cover it with fresh spruce branches and remove all the major coal, not to accidentally burn the bottom.


Follow the manufacturer's instructions when assemblingfactory tent. Pulling homemade cloth, an ax or other materials at hand drive in the pegs into the ground at an angle of 45 degrees. On the rocky and stony soils instead of pegs easier to use large nails and a hammer.


Take extreme caution and not to make a fire on the tents closer than 3 meters. Modern synthetic materials are well protected from the rain, but are burnt by the slightest spark.


If you lay a piece of plastic under the tent,then make sure that it does not protrude beyond the bottom. Otherwise, if slanting rain water will flow from the roof right on the polyethylene, and you will find yourself in an artificial pool. In rainy weather, dig in a tent on the perimeter of a small groove for water drainage.

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