How to Choose the Right Tent for Backpacking Expeditions Camping In-Depth

Aaron shows you three different tents to show you what he’s used in Antarctica, Greenland, Denali, car camping, and Yellowstone. He compares and contrasts the different styles of tents, shows how long it takes to put them up, and what each tent’s strengths and weaknesses are. He talks about multiple factors:

Number of people, Capacity winter vs summer, Double vs single wall, Weight, Wind resistance, Tear resistance, Snow skirt, Ease of setup, Ventilation, Vestibule for gear, Internal height, Number of doors, Pockets, Gear hanging, Guy lines, Footprint – (biggest scam ever), is seam sealer required

He also illustrates a few different tent styles: Tunnel, Dome, Hybrid and Other, Bivy

Get the items in this video from Amazon:
Get the Coleman Sundome on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Zkjz8Y
Western Mountaineering Antelope MF bag: https://amzn.to/2GxLfQf
Get the Sea to Summit Ultra-sil bags: https://amzn.to/2DAxAqZ

Watch his other tent videos:
Setting up a tarp tent: https://youtu.be/6N9_KZhbcd4
Coleman Sundome review: https://youtu.be/DZOrCTQmieQ

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