Hillary ten person family tent
Choose a spot to set up your tent. Look for level ground that's
free of large rocks or other debris. Make sure you're safely away from
your campfire. If it's possible, pitch your tent away from your kitchen
area as not to bring animals too close should they be attracted by the
smell of food. Once you've chosen a spot, clear the ground of small
rocks and sticks to give you a comfortable floor to sleep on.
Unroll your tent. Put the rainfly and poles aside. Open the tent
body so it lays flat on the site you chose. Orient the door so it faces
in an accessible direction.
Take out the tent poles. A basic Hillary tent will use two long
poles for the tent body and one short pole of the rainfly. Assemble the
two long poles and thread them through the pole guides on the tent body,
attaching them to the holes in each tent corner to raise the tent.
Open the rainfly. Assemble the shorter pole and guide it through
the top of the rainfly. Place the rainfly on top of the tent and secure
it to the bottom of the tent body with the attached hooks.
Stake down your tent. You don't want to be surprised by a storm in
the middle of the night or while you're away from camp. Stake your tent
even if the weather is clear when your arrive. Use a stake at least in
each corner of the tent. Find a rock to hammer them firmly into the
Jul 24, 2012 |
Sport & Outdoor - Others