Searches for camping tents have soared at Google. Why? The economy. When that heads south, people open their budgets and start deleting. Travel and vacations are among the first to be slashed or at least pared down.
Nonetheless, people still need to get away, so they start looking at lower-priced accommodations, such as camping tents. Several considerations should be factored into your quest. You can find affordable army tents for camping via the web.
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Solo or Family? If you're going solo, there are tube tents (known as "bivy sacks") and dome tents with some variations in between. For backpackers who hike off-trail, a tube tent is ideal. It's light, easily set up, and doesn't need a lot of space. But for some, they can be claustrophobic.
For soloists, a two-man dome tent can be only slightly heavier but has extra space to move freely, a vestibule to keep the rain out and with some models, there are pockets in which to stow your gear.
If you're looking for a family tent, consider size, the number of people it can accommodate, a partition to give you two or more rooms for privacy, and advanced tent technology, such as Eureka's
It's helpful to understand that tents billed as "seven-man tents" are labeled such assuming campers will be sleeping on the tent floor very close together. If you bring cots, they take up more space than sleeping bags and a seven-man tent can shrink to a four-man quickly.