Stories tagged: tents
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Gear Junkie: Canvas tent bombproof, one of kind
Nestled in a canvas cocoon atop a cush foam mattress, I feel cozy and warm. The world around me is shut out — no wind, no lights, and no pointy …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Gear Junkie: Connect with the outdoors with connect-together tents
A new kind of shelter system will let you camp alone, or ‘hook up’ via connectable corners that create a multi-room tent village.
Sun., Aug. 19, 2012
Gear Junkie: Standouts at Utah Outdoor Retailer Show
More than 1,000 brands and tens of thousands of attendees gathered last week for the twice-annual Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City. I was on site for four …
Sun., July 5, 2009
Sleep on this tent review
Swooping nylon and linked poles, zippered doors, screened windows and stakes in the dirt holding it down – the humble formula for a tent has long prevailed as an ultimate …
Sun., April 19, 2009
Field test finds tent’s pros, cons
There is a soft place in my heart for REI tents. As a developing backpacker in the early ’90s, I bought an REI tent on sale for about $150 and …