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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.

Tent Buying Guide: How to Choose a Tent in 6 Steps

We understand that with so many different types of tents, buying a tent can be daunting, especially for beginners. So that’s where our tent buying guide comes in. Whether you’re a hesitant beginner or a seasoned camper, these tips and recommendations will have you selecting your next tent like a pro. Let's get started! 6 Steps to Purchasing the Perfect Tent 1. Determine Your Budget Figuring out what you can and are willing to spend on a tent will help keep you from overspending. Budget-friendly tents start at fifty dollars whereas premium tents can [...]

By |2022-09-30T15:53:17-04:00April 13, 2022|Guide, Tents|

A Guide to Tent Sizes: What is the Right Size for Me?

Tents come in many shapes and sizes. But don’t worry. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or expert camper, we can help you find your perfect size. Tent sizes are normally described by the maximum number of people that can sleep inside, otherwise known as its number of 'berths.' Sounds easy, doesn’t it? Assume that you are planning a camping trip with two of your friends. You might think, for 3 individuals a 3-person tent will be ideal. But that’s not always the case. All three of you could sleep in the tent - but [...]

By |2022-09-30T15:49:32-04:00April 13, 2022|Guide, Tents|

19 Parts of a Tent: Different Tent Terminology Explained

When you are camping, your tent is like your house. It gives you protection from the outside elements and privacy from those around you. But, to build a comfortable house far from home, you have to understand how the parts of a tent work and fit together. You can’t just grab any tent and start down the trail. So we’ve put together this easy to read guide so you understand the purpose of each part of the tent and to make sure you look like a pro in front of the other campers. Complete [...]

By |2022-09-30T15:39:56-04:00April 13, 2022|Tents|

Backpacking Tent vs Camping Tent: Which is the Better Choice?

Did you know that there is a significant difference between a backpacking tent and a camping tent? Each is a great tent, but depending on the type of camping you are doing, one tent will be a better option. To make sure you choose the best tent for your trip, we’re going to break down the difference between a backpacking tent vs a camping tent. What Is a Backpacking Tent? As the name suggests, these tents are designed to be carried in or attached to a backpack. They are primarily used by backpackers and [...]

By |2022-08-03T16:01:28-04:00April 13, 2022|Tents|
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