Backpackers are like turtles. Except they're much faster. And they
don't eat bugs. Point is, like their terrapin friends, backpackers carry
their shelter on their backs. And the less that shelter weighs, the
faster they move. If you are looking to invest in a lightweight
three-season tent—or just want an all-purpose tent for car camping—here
are the important things to consider...
This column originally appeared in the May/June edition of AMC Outdoors. You can read the full story here.
“Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.
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