Teach you to set up a tent in 10 minutes

More and more people go camping with anticipation and enthusiasm, but because it is the first time in their life, they are always at a loss when it comes to setting up a tent, and the choice of camp is not particularly suitable, so the whole experience of camping is not the same. particularly ideal. 

Here are some tips for you to set up a tent so that you can easily set up a tent and enjoy the ultimate fun of outdoor camping.

Our choice of camp is very particular. The order should be, first determine the location, and then set up the tent.

Choice of camp

A place for tents

1.Near water


Near water


When the weather is good, the banks of rivers and streams are the places that most people choose. Not only is the terrain flat, but it is also easy to set up tents and operate them. It is also close to the water source, making it easy to get water and cook and drink.

3.Moisture proof 

Choose a sunny place to set up your tent, you can avoid getting wet and keep the tent dry

4.Near the village

Set up camp near the village or inhabited place. If the camp is close to the village, if there is an emergency, you can ask the villagers for help, and you can also supply food and fresh water nearby. Close to the village is also a shortcut, that is, close to the road, which is convenient for the movement and transfer of the team. 

Not a good place to camp

1.Windy Mountaintop


Windy Mountaintop


Don't set up camp in the downwind. It's not easy to set up tents because of the wind (it is not firm to set up), and the temperature is lower in windy places. Therefore, you should choose a leeward place and choose a flat place to set up your tent.

2.Valley bottoms and unfathomable caves


Valley bottoms and unfathomable caves


The valley floor and caves are rather wet and cold, and if the weather is clear during the day, there may be frost at night, which is worse.

3.The flat land of the mountainside


The flat land of the mountainside


The mountainside is very easy to gather moisture, and the cold will seep into the pores, making you uncomfortable.

4.The mountain mouth leading to the water source


The mountain mouth leading to the water source


It is often the only way for beasts to go to drink water. For safety, it is better to avoid setting up tents there.


After choosing a building site, first, clean the ground and remove all stones, wood, and tree roots. If there are protruding pointed wood or raised stones on the ground that cannot be moved, you must not let them go. Not only will it damage the tent, but it will be uncomfortable to live in. If the campsite is full of stones and you cannot find other camps, you can lay the same size stones on a flat surface, fill the gaps with smaller stones, and finally lay a layer of leaves or sand on the stones.

There is also a question that is often overlooked by campers: whether there are various animal burrows on the ground. Rats and snakes have underground burrows. It is not safe to set up tents on these burrows. Even small ant nests can cause damage to the tent.

How to pitch a tent?

1.Check whether the various components of the tent are complete, including the outer tent, the inner tent, the tent pole, and the ground.


components of the tent


2.The tent poles are designed as several short poles, which are convenient for packing and carrying. There is an elastic band between each short rod to avoid loss. First, connect the short poles to form two long poles of equal length.

3.Spread out the inner tent on the cleaned ground (press it with stones and wood on windy days)



4.First fix the tent pole on the foot of the inner tent side (there is a pole on the foot, which can be inserted into the tent pole), and then put the connected tent pole into all the cloth covers (rings), raise the tent pole upward, the inner tent is also supported, and then fix the other end of the tent pole on the foot of the other side.

5.Then hang the inner tent hook on the tent pole

6.After the inner tent is supported, it is necessary to adjust the position and place the position of the door in the leeward. The transom is positioned towards the windward side. Cover the outer tent, fasten the pull wire to fix it, and finally check the distance between the inner and outer tents. Do not stick them together, which will affect the warmth and rainproof effect.

7.The hooks or buckles at the four corners of the outer account should be fixed on the inner account to prevent the outer account from shifting.

Such a simple tent is successfully set up, and then the moisture-proof air cushion and sleeping bag are put in place. After doing this, you are ready for the basics of camping, and you can start to enjoy the beauty of the mountains.

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