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Urban Dare is an online resource that writes informative and entertaining content about outdoor sports. From how-to guides to product reviews, Urban Dare is the place to learn about what you need to have fun and be safe in the great outdoors.

25 Types of Tents For Hiking, Camping, and Backpacking

Today’s tents come in all different shapes and sizes. If you’re new to camping, or just looking to upgrade your existing tent, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which type of tent is best for you. Here is a complete list of 25 types of tents, with a description and the pros and cons of each so you can camp, hike, and backpack with comfort. 1. A-Frame Tents When most people think of a tent, this is what pops into their heads. These are those traditional tents with a triangular [...]

By |2022-06-16T15:11:19-04:00April 13, 2022|Guide, Tents|

Tent Repair: How To Fix 4 Types of Tent Damages

Even the toughest tent can suffer from the occasional hole, tear, or leak. Having a damaged tent can ruin your trip. Let's imagine a scenario: You’ve reached your campsite. You’re about to put up your tent. You’re already dreaming about relaxing and enjoying the great outdoors. But, when it comes to actually putting your tent up, you notice a busted seam. End of your camping trip, right? Not necessarily. Small damages to your tent aren't the end of the world, and for the most part, can probably be fixed with a simple tent repair. [...]

By |2022-09-30T16:23:07-04:00April 13, 2022|Tents|

How To Clean a Tent in 6 Easy Steps at Home & On the Go

A tent requires a little care and attention in order for it to continue to shelter and protect you on your adventures. They will degrade over time, so a little preventative maintenance now will ensure it’s properly sheltering you later. Whether a tent is made of canvas or synthetic fabric, it needs cleaning and maintenance. Of course, you can quickly spray out your tent with a hose, but every once in a while, you will need to give your tent a thorough cleaning. Here’s a quick guide on how to clean a tent so [...]

By |2022-09-30T16:14:44-04:00April 13, 2022|Tents|

Where To Pitch a Tent: 9 Tips to Find the Perfect Spot

If you don’t know where to pitch a tent, it can significantly impact the comfort and safety of your trip. Location really is everything! If you wish to make your camping trip smooth and worry-free, it’s important to learn how to find the ideal camping spot. To help you find the best place to pitch your tent, so you can have an enjoyable camping trip, review these 9 tips. Tip 1: Find Flat Ground Whether you’re at the top, bottom, or in the middle of a hill, all these locations pose a threat to [...]

By |2022-09-30T16:03:12-04:00April 13, 2022|Tents|

How To Set Up a Tent in 7 Easy Steps

You have arrived at your campsite and it’s time to set up your tent. Everyone around you is about to find out you have no clue what you’re doing. Do you really want that kind of stress on your camping trip? Didn’t think so. Even seasoned campers can find setting up a tent challenging, especially if it’s a new tent. We’ve created this step-by-step guide to show you how to set up a tent properly. With little trial and error, you can pitch any type of tent, from a sturdy dome tent to a [...]

By |2022-09-30T15:59:19-04:00April 13, 2022|Tents|
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