Tips on Choosing the Best Tent

There are different types of shop campaign according to their characteristics. That is why, we must bear in mind different aspects when choosing the store to purchase so that it meets our expectations.

First of all we will have to take into account the main factors that will influence the purchase of the tent: size, weight and use. These aspects are those who will make us decide the final acquisition. Secondly, the side points are to be considered, as it is the case of the weather conditions, the type of Assembly and design.

1 Size

One of the first questions we need to ask ourselves when buying a tent is how many people will sleep in the shop. In addition, should take into account the dimensions of the luggage or material will be. In addition, where one day camp with one more person, the same tent will meet your needs.

On the other hand, the type of output that should be considered: how many days hard, if they are to spend many nights in the tent, if it is essential to rest well… Since it depends on these features will be needed mattresses, which will occupy more space than the mats.

2 Weight

Depending on the type of output that is to be performed, pay close attention to this point. This will happen in the case that in the case of an exit of mountain and mountaineering or trekking, as you have to be aware that some of the material that you will take, will also need to load the store. On these occasions, we recommend distributing weight between different hikers to make the route not so heavy for those who load the store.

3 Use

Depending on the type of activity that is to be performed, the tent must comply with certain characteristics.

  • Alpinism and mountain. In this case, the point to take more into account is to be resistant to the weather.
  • Trekking, hiking or camping. Known as tents 3 stations, since it has to offer protection, comfort and durability. However, if they are short departures and a weather forecast is made, there are lighter, but less stores resistant.
  • Campsite or camping family. Tents of 2 stations are considered due to the fact that they would not hold storms or strong winds. They are ideal for use on campsites. What more should be considered is its spaciousness and comfort, since it will be your home for a few days. Note that there are stores where You Fit Just Sitting, And Others, As It Is The Case Of Which Are Type Tent, You Can Put Of Foot.

4. Weather Conditions

One of the most important aspects when choosing a tent is its resistance to the weather, rain, wind or other weather situations that may occur. Above all it is important to be resistant to different weather conditions if what we want is to be able to go trekking or mountaineering with her.

As mentioned previously, the weight must take into account. Unfortunately, those shops lighter are the least resistant. So in case of bicycle trips or quick mountain, we advise you to choose a light tent to be able to transport more comfortably.

It should be noted that Columbus submits to all its stores to test to certify its impermeability. Thus Columbus guarantee the imperviousness of the rain of more than 2.000 mm. Furthermore, all their tents include a double roof to prevent the entry of water, giving way to sweat.

In addition, the Columbus tents are synonymous with quality thanks to its sealed seams that can resist high pressures without affecting the quality of the product.

5 Mounting

In case of bad weather forecast, a mounting fast, easy and comfortable will be welcome, since you can protect yourself before the rain, snow or wind. However, this factor is not so much important because stores tend to be fairly simple to assemble.

What can help us choose the tent, is the number of pegs you need so it is well fastened. It should take into account that in the mountain not all terrain is soft, so it can take over to stick a spade.

6. Design

Tents can be shaped igloo or Canadian type (in the form of peak). Both can have one or more rooms. Those models suitable for 1 or 2 people tend to have only one room. They may also have a separate space for the storage of luggage.

On the other hand, the family for 5-8 persons tents, they tend to have more than one room; Although there is also one room family tents.