Nowadays, we like to go outdoor travel, mountain trekking and so on, close to touch the beauty of nature, and outdoor tents can solve our accommodation problems can also allow us to better feel the charm of nature. So what are the different styles of tents? How should I buy a tent? The following I will introduce you to the types of outdoor tents, and share super practical tips to help you buy the right tent.
Triangle tent is before and after the use of herringbone iron pipe as a bracket, the middle frame a horizontal rod connection, hold up the inner tent, installed on the outer tent can be, which is the most common early tent style.
Advantages and disadvantages: triangle tent with light weight, good wind resistance, good stability and other advantages, set up is also very convenient, only need to fix the corner of the tent and the corresponding wind rope pegs, the middle with a cane or support pole to hold up on the deal; However, the biggest problem is condensation, may be wet clothing or sleeping bags.
Applicable occasions: Mostly suitable for jungle, highlands, high latitude areas; or hiking alone.
Selection tips: When buying a triangular tent, first consider the size of the tent space according to their needs; it is recommended to choose multiple ventilation windows and roof vents, which can ensure the breathability of the tent and reduce the occurrence of condensation.
The dome tent, also known as “yurt”, is made up of several camping poles, which can be moved as a whole.
Advantages and disadvantages: dome design is widely applicable, from low altitude to high mountains can be used, and from a single tent to can accommodate more than a dozen people to meet the size of the dinner; bracket is simple, so the installation and disassembly is very fast; but because its windward side is equal, so the wind resistance performance is poor.
Applicable occasions: Mostly applicable to parks, lakeside and other environments for shading from the sun to avoid mosquitoes or light rain leisure outings.
Selection skills: In the purchase of dome-shaped tents, it is recommended to choose a dome tent with high comfort and low erection difficulty.
Hexagonal tent with three poles or four poles cross support, some use six-pole design, focus on the stability of the tent, is “”alpine type”” tent of common style.
Advantages and disadvantages: hexagonal tent has the advantages of large space, good wind resistance, good rain performance, etc., but relatively heavy and not very convenient to build.
Applicable occasions: Most of them are suitable for alpine trekking and bad weather use.
Selection skills: in the purchase of hexagonal tents, it is recommended to choose a good breathable tent, breathability is mainly reflected in the height of the inner tent screen, the size of the outer tent ventilation window and the height of the outer tent.
Boat bottom-shaped tent
Boat-bottom tent propped up like a boat buckled over, and can be divided into two-pole, three-pole different support methods, generally the middle for the bedroom, the two ends of the hall shed, in the design of the focus on the wind streamline, is also one of the common tent style.
Advantages and disadvantages: boat bottom-shaped tent with good warmth, good wind resistance, good rain performance, space and other advantages, windward erection, wind and can not over squeeze the tent pole; however, the side of the wind may be some shaking.
Applicable occasions: Most of them are suitable for high altitude camp construction.
Selection skills: in the purchase of bottom-shaped tent, it is recommended to choose with a coating (i.e. PU) of nylon fabric material, the best choice for the outer tent PU 1500mm or more, and the bottom of the tent, the PU value needs to exceed 3000mm, so that it is very good waterproof.
Ridge-shaped glamping tent
Ridge-shaped tent shape like a small independent tile house, support is usually four corners of four columns, the top rack a ridge-like structure roof.
Advantages and disadvantages: ridge-shaped tent is generally more space is taller, but heavier, usually a person is difficult to complete the erection.
Applicable occasions: Mostly suitable for driving people or relatively fixed fieldwork camping use.
Selection skills: in the purchase of ridge-shaped tent, try to choose low brightness green and brown palladium, high brightness of the tent light transmission is higher, while the heat conducted in will be higher; low brightness of the tent light transmission will be poor, will also block some of the natural heat source provided to us by the sun.
Roof tent is a kind of tent placed on the roof of the car, different from the outdoor ground camping tent, the installation and use of the roof tent is very convenient, known as the “roof of the home”, now the roof tent in countries around the world are very popular, there have been a number of professional roof tent brand, a variety of off-road vehicles, SUVs, station wagons, MPV, small cars and other models have matching products. A variety of off-road vehicles, SUVs, station wagons, MPVs, small cars and other models have supporting products. With the development of rooftop tents in the past few years, more and more new products have appeared in everyone’s view, from the streamlined appearance to the weight reduction has improved significantly. This has effectively increased the convenience of travel.