Not only for ultralight enthusiasts: tarps and tarp tents
Close to nature nights – a wonderful experience. Where fauna and weather allow it represents a good alternative to the tent of the tarp. It can turn with other equipment such as trekking poles and the realities of nature in the blink of an eye into a full-fledged hotel. In addition, it is easy to handle and versatile.
In addition to the use as tent replacement can be use the tarp to protect from Sun or serves as a rain cover for dining and seating areas. Numerous, high quality tarps from manufacturers such as MSR, VAUDE, Exped, or snow peak can be found with us in the shop.
Light tarps for weather protection
, The classical tarp is equivalent to a simple plan design. In contrast to a simple plane, however, modern tarps have numerous features that prove particularly positive when used outdoors. In addition to the water – and tear-resistance are especially light weight as well as the use of particularly rascheln poor materials.
Often they have an enclosed pushrods and highly durable eyelets to the rigging. The full plan tent hold also strength from winds and rain showers. Only the rock roof or a bivy bag is even easier.
The tarp as an extension for the tent
weight is an important factor for mission, which often has to be worn on the back over long distances. For this reason, a lightweight tent often has a rather limited space. You wish then slightly more space just at the campsite by car or during bad weather. Many manufacturers such as VAUDE or Exped offer therefore special tarp designs for the extension of tents.
This can be link corresponding design with the tent or use but also solo, as a classic tarp,. So also phases can be inclement weather well in a small tent persevere.
Tarps for groups
Many tarps have a sufficient size to offer shelter even whole groups of six or more people. In this way, touring luggage can be particularly narrow lace. Group operations the tarpaulin tents also as roofing for cooking zones can be used, where adequate ventilation is especially important. Like the community places with a tent of the plan to be reviewed and offer as protection against rain or provide shade as awnings during the day.
Very close to the natural
a night under a tarp is not just for purists and Gramm hunters. The experience of nature is hard to compare with a night in the tent. The fresh air makes for a particularly restful sleep. In addition, direct sunlight is not synonymous with a heat build-up which ended the night under circumstances already early in the morning.
A-quality tarp belongs in every good terrace and can be versatile: for particularly narrow touring luggage, for extra comfort or just for a special nature experience.