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5 high-tech tents that light up, blow up, and even transform

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Calvin Zohn
Aug 20, 2016 13:00
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It seems like every camper spent large parts of his or her childhood wide awake and shivering through the night, trapped in a tent that managed to be drafty, musty, leaky, heavy, and claustrophobic all at the same time.

Tent design has gone from mammoth skin to A-frame to pole and dome, but the basic concept has remained the same — stretch some material over your head and hope for the best.

Three tents is a pretty big blow, both to your bank account and to the limited storage area in your garage.

It starts with a basic two-man, two-door, two-pole dome design, one complete with a rain fly, bathtub bottom, gear loft, and four mesh storage pouches.

Tentsile recently went back to the drawing board and combined the best qualities of tents and hammocks.

Essentially a tent suspended between three trees with webbing and a ratchet, the Flite can sleep two people and has enough head room to sit up and change clothes.

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