It’s basic terminology, but do you know the difference? Learn the definitions of these two construction designs.
When backpacking, all your gear is important, but one could argue that your backpacking tent is the most critical. We won’t claim that outright because we know each piece plays a significant role in allowing you to confidently explore the backcountry. That’s why finding that unique combination of gear, perfectly tuned to our specific adventures is what it’s all about. However, in the unpredictable—and often unforgiving—backcountry, the value of a good shelter can’t be overstated. Whether you are looking to upgrade your current backpacking tent or are picking up your first, choosing the best tent for your needs is a big decision. There are a lot of factors, features and technology that go into each tent, all with intention and purpose to best suit a specific range of conditions. Below…
These design philosophies guide the engineering of our high-performance tents.
What do these definitions actually mean when it comes to choosing a tent?