10 Best ridge tent of 2018

  • The Trail Ridge 4 has steep walls to create a roomy...
  • Stargazing Fly rolls up for unobstructed views yet clips...
  • Tent cube designed to pack easily and save space inside of...
  • The Trail Ridge 4 has steep walls to create a roomy...
  • Stargazing Fly rolls up for unobstructed views yet clips...
  • Tent cube designed to pack easily and save space inside of...
  • Center height 80 inches large enough space for 10 persons...
  • Front 2 d shape door, 1 room divider makes 2 room space,...
  • 1 x inner tent, 1 x flysheet, 1 x carrying bag, 4 x guy...
  • Packaged Weight 14 lb. 12 oz.
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 96 x 120 x 72˝
  • Number of Poles: 4 Type: DAC DA17 Aluminum
  • Trail Ridge has near-vertical wall's which results in...
  • Stargazing Fly rolls up for unobstructed views yet clips...
  • Tent cube designed to pack easily and save space inside of...
  • The Trail Ridge 4 has steep walls to create a roomy...
  • Stargazing Fly rolls up for unobstructed views yet clips...
  • Tent cube designed to pack easily and save space inside of...
  • ★CAPACITY: Base measurement 11 by 11 feet, center height...
  • ★No ASSEMBLED REQUIRED: speed up quick open system, quick...
  • ★STRUCTURE DESIGN:2 large D shape doors provide easy...
  • Packed Weight: 5lb 8oz / 2.49 kg
  • Minimum Weight: 4lb 15oz / 2.24kg
  • Floor Area: 32.5 ft2 / 3.02m2
  • D" style door with inside flap zippered window
  • Removable seam-sealed fly 
  • Mesh roof vents
  • CAPACITY: Size: 11'x9'x6' (large enough to accommodate 2...
  • STRUCTURE DESIGN: 1 D-shaped door, 1 window, rain fly cover,...
  • ACCESSORIES :1 x Inner Tent, 1 x Flysheet, 1 x Carrying Ba ,...

First tent guide

At the ridge tent It is an old tent type, which consists of two vertical tent poles, Braces, herring and one tarpaulinconsists. When mounting the tarpaulin, a ridge of the roof forms, whereby the tentfront receives a Dreickesform. The ridge tent You can use as a residence tent or as a kitchen tent. The tent has the function to protect people from wind, rain and cold. Without the sleeping cabin it is possible that ridge tent to use as a sun and rain cover. This type of tent is used for hiking, short trips and festivals, as it has a light weight and will allow you to quickly set up your tent. The typical ridge tent for one to two people has been further developed in recent years. There are now variants that are suitable for five people. Here, five simple ridge tents were developed into one big one. Furthermore, there are some models, which are equipped with additional tarpaulins and thus offer more lateral protection.

Advantages and disadvantages
The primary advantage of a ridge tent is that this type of tent is made up of few materials. As a result, the structure is fast and easy. For this reason, one is suitable ridge tent especially good for short nights, as it is the case for example during hikes. Another advantage is that the ridge tent weighs little, making it suitable for trips where the tent often needs to be set up and dismantled. Among the disadvantages is to enumerate that the interior makes bad use compared to tunnel tents. This is because the tent roof leads away steeply at an angle of 45 ° from the ground. Another disadvantage is that a ridge tent has a low stability with respect to the wind, compared to other tents.

What should be considered when buying a ridge tent?
If you have decided to buy a ridge tent, these aspects should be considered:

– stability
– Material
– Insect protection (in the form of a door or a net)
– adequate ventilation
– size.

One of the most important criteria when buying a ridge tent is that it has to be highly stable. This is justified by the fact that the ridge tent is set up in the wild and serves as protection against weather influences. To find out if a ridge tent is stable, reading customer reviews can be helpful. But also the feel of the material provides an insight into whether the product can withstand the requirements.

It is important that the material consists of a UV and water resistant material coating. This property shows that the material is qualitative and durable. Otherwise, it may happen that the ridge tent is leaking after a few uses. Furthermore, when buying a ridge tent care must be taken to ensure that sufficient ventilation is provided on the tent. These serve for sufficient ventilation in the ridge tent, whereby a pleasant climate is achieved. Otherwise, it can be stuffy in the tent, especially in summer. In addition, an insect repellent is useful to prevent unwanted intrusion of insects. Finally, you should consider in advance for how many people the tent is suitable for. Most ridge tents are suitable for one to two persons, there are also larger tents on the market.

*Last update on 2018-07-28 / Affiliate links(we get a commission when you buy on amazon) / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API