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Pick the perfect tent

Pick the perfect tent
Pick the perfect tent

We asked some veteran campers for the five most important elements to consider when you’re about to buy your first tent.

Any camper will tell you that a tent is a singularly important purchase when you’re going camping.  There are a number of factors that you need to consider as you start your search for the perfect tent. Our Facebook friends shared what they’ve learnt in their years of camping – and everyone seems to agree on these five tips for rookies.

This may sound strange, but don’t buy a four-person tent if there are four of you. That ‘four’ implies you are squeezed in like sardines, sometimes with someone lying squarely accross the entrance. This leaves no room for things like clothes and other gear inside the tent. 

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