How to Pitch Dome Tents

You might think that pitching a tent just involves poles, stakes, and ties but in truth, the location where you pitch the tent is just as important as constructing it. We won’t cover pitching a tent while mountain climbing or in obscure hillside locations, but for your standard dome tents, you will want to find an area as flat as possible. Ensure that you check the ground for moisture, protruding

Pitching Dome Tents like the Coleman 6-Person Ara Tent - Green (10'x9')

Pitching Dome Tents like the Coleman 6-Person Ara Tent - Green (10'x9')

roots, and rocks. It’s a good idea to lie down on the tent before you set it up to ensure there’s nothing that will hinder your sleep. You should also make sure there’s nothing above you (like a giant tree limb) that could fall while you sleep.

When pitching dome tents tent, you also want to avoid locations that are right near the water, as animals might be attracted to your campsite during the night.

If you’re camping out in a location where bears could be present, make sure to hang your food from a tree limb or wedge it between a tree.

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