How to Choose the Right Tent

The typical Nordic Tipi tents are popular from year to year. Wants to accommodate many people or have just lots of space and headroom, you should consider a tipi in consideration. The comfort is unbeatable compared to other tent models: the ability to heat the tent using a fireplace or an open fire, makes a tipi along with good ventilation outdoor ideal for year-round use.Despite its size, a tipi can be easily build, because it only has a tent pole. A small disadvantage is the weight: looking for a tent for a hike, you should look at the lighter variants, which is better to register. As many believe otherwise is a such tent thanks to its very wind-stable.

High comfort

Standing height


Fireplace compatible

Simple construction


Should be rather familiar with the world of tents, some expressions seem easy Spanish. Here, explanations are to some of the most important terms:


Defined by campingtopgear, the apse is the space that is outside of the inside of the tent for hiking, and can be compared to a hallway. Here for example equipment can be kept, which is to be taken not in the tent or can. You can cook here also, correctly all the weather, should but do this due to risk of fire with extreme caution. The tent or the apse with a tent floor (“footprint”) is equipped, man has usually bare ground amongst themselves in the apse. Vestibules are mostly larger tunnel tents.

Outdoor tent and interconnected tents

The majority of all tents consists of a tent and a tent. Either they are connected to each other and are built at the same time, which is standard for tunnel tents basically. The positive effect: The inner tent must not be rebuilt and remains dry as well in wet weather. Dome tents, there is also several variants with a loose outer tent, also flysheet called that is put over the inner tent, if necessary. This is a good option if you are in warm climates, where it rarely rains.

Tent floor, ground cloth, footprint and groundsheet…

It is all the same. Basically it is a loose einlegbaren floor that extends the life of the original tent floor and reduces the condensation in the tent. Many tent floors ranging in the apse.


Perhaps the most important in the tents. Whether it’s for camping in scorching summer heat or at temperatures below zero: good ventilation is the prerequisite for a comfortable tent experience. You camp frequently in winter, enough the flysheet to the ground, and the vents should be placed a little higher – otherwise you must shovel snow. What absolutely not to do, is to close the vents. A tent is used not to warm up, but to protect. The sleeping bag is responsible for the heat.