First, decide what exactly you need a tent, what size, what conditions will it be used, what time of year, etc.After all, all of this depends not only on the design "marching home," but also its value.For example, buying equipment Expedition class, designed for difficult climatic conditions and high altitudes, for family hiking in the woods or on the river, you do not just spend the extra money, but also will not be able to end all the benefits of its acquisition.
Then define the financial framework: how many are willing to spend to purchase.Study offers available tents.Ask for feedback and as producers of goods.Keep in mind that the tent is expensive is not always the best.At the same time, do not chase cheapness over quality.Pick products optimal for you in quality-price ratio.
choosing a tent, pay attention to the top, as in the first place depends on him protection from the weather.It is desirable that it has been manufactured or ripstop polyester, nylon because the sun loses its strength.Furthermore, the nylon tent has another unpleasant property: stretched when wet, for example during prolonged rain.
inspecting the goods you like, be sure to check the seams.They should be neat and well taped.Find the figure on the product watertight.He indicated four-digit number in millimeters of water column.Naturally, the higher it is, the better.However, the minimum value of this parameter should not be lower than in 2500 and 3000 for the tent floor.
Inspect the frame.It stands on the sustainability and strength of the whole structure.Reliability, if they are made of duralumin rather than plastic and are attached to the tent using pockets instead of ropes, hooks or velcro.Note awning must not touch the inner fabric (if two-layer tent), otherwise moisture will penetrate inside.
in the tent have to be ventilated.Otherwise, there will always be inside the humid.
desirable that the tent had a vestibule, where it would be possible to put backpacks, shoes and other things.