Choosing a Tent: Commercial Tent Comparisons, Design and History

Choosing a tent: A look at the history, present and future of tents, including camping tent progress, designs, sleeping capacity, fabric and how to set up a tent.



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The Sierra Designs Comet is easy to set up and offers ample room for campers and gears.
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Moss encore
Commercial tent: The graceful Moss Encore.
GEORGE OLSEN
Eureka tent
Commercial tent: The inexpensive Eureka.
GEORGE OLSEN
Walrus Orbit Rapide tent
Commercial tent: The roomy Walrus Orbit Rapide.
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