How to choose a tent

Types of tent, Buying a tent, Tent buyers guide, Choosing tents, Tent materials, TentingIs your tent, tarp, or bivvy a little worn around the edges? Did your cheap fibre glass poles break in that first storm? Have you just bought a tent and found out it is more like a bathtub?

If you are on the market for a serious tent upgrade then begin your research here by finding out what things to look for. Maraud your way through the marketing myths and learn the real facts to help you choose the right tent.


Ever wondered how to purify water in the wild?

How to purify water, Water purification, Purify water, Water camping

Often we go camping and simply can’t carry enough water for our whole trip so resort to using river water. But to drink this without treating it to remove waterborne nasties would be cavalier and will put you at risk. Read on to find out how to purify water and save your back from carrying  a few kilos.

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