Guest Post by: Casey Fiedler of Outside Pursuits
If you’re anything like me, chances are good that you started off as a hiker with a pretty cheap tent. Mine was from Sam’s Club – Swiss Gear to be exact. That tent was about as waterproof as a slice of Swiss cheese and no amount of waterproof tent spray could save it. I had made a mistake.
I bought a lot of my early camping and hiking gear without fully understanding what makes them waterproof. More importantly, I had no basis for understanding what made one item good at being waterproof and another terrible at it. You’re probably wondering something similar. [Read more…] about Waterproof Tent Materials: Everything You Need to Know