Update: During 2014 Cumulus was rebranded as Criterion Sleeping Bags, as such references in this article which were orginally Cumulus have been changed to Criterion. Gathering together various bits of results from Criterion Sleeping Bag tests that we've carried out, we've compiled an overall review of their ability to discover why people like them so … Continue reading Criterion test results and reviews…Ultralight 200
Update: During 2014 Cumulus was rebranded as Criterion Sleeping Bags, as such references in this article which were orginally Cumulus have been changed to Criterion. There has been great interest in Criterion Sleeping Bags in recent years. if you've got one, good choice, if not, read on... Why Do Criterion Sleeping Bags Stand-Apart? What stands … Continue reading Criterion Sleeping Bag Reviews
Insulated Jackets Insulated clothing is designed to keep you warm. Simple. Down jackets are one great way of doing this, and are often considered as the ultimate means to stay warm whilst out enjoying the great outdoors. How do insulated jackets keep you warm? Insulated jackets help keep you warm by storing air … Continue reading Down Insulating Jackets & Gilets Advice
What is the best fleece for your outdoor needs? An important part of the layering system is the fleece jacket or gilet. Fleece jackets acts as a mid-layer, between the outer-layer (typically a waterproof jacket) and a baselayer (or base layer). Fleece materials has a wide range of properties and to help learn about the … Continue reading Which Mid-layer Fleece is best?
Waterproof Jackets and Trousers Waterproof clothing is one of the most versatile and vital pieces of outdoor clothing. A waterproof jacket can help keep you dry, warm and comfortable in the harshest of conditions. In addition to the 3-layer clothing advice page, here's a little extra on waterproof clothing. I guess you could say that … Continue reading Waterproof Clothing Technology
If you're really into camping and outdoor sports, then you're really into wearing the right outdoor gear. The simple reason is that it helps you perform better and makes it easier to enjoy your time in the great outdoors! Outdoor clothing is so important Note: This blog post takes some information from the main outdoor … Continue reading Baselayer Advice and Climate Control
Buy a tent wisely! Choosing a tent to buy is probably one of the most interesting camping equipment purchases. A tent is the accommodation for you and maybe your family and/or friends. There are so many 'types' of camping tents available, in a variety of different models and sizes so finding the one best for … Continue reading Which is the best tent for you?
Quick tips for preparing to go camping It's that time of year again - pack the tent, pack your gear and don't forget the kids! Remembering what to take, how much to take, working out how to fit it into the car and staying sane are all challenges of preparing to go camping - especially … Continue reading Summer Family Camping Tips!
Being a new blog, we thought it best to add a few rules to keep you pesky spammers in check! We also thought it would be nice to have a couple of positive rules to keep the CheapTents.com blog a nice place to keep returning to! Everyone is welcome to contribute to the blog, just … Continue reading Blog Rules!
Welcome to CheapTents.com's blog - providing help, advice and a bundle of information to help you buy the right camping gear and outdoor equipment... Being such a prominent online outdoor and camping shop, we thought it only right to allow access to our amazing outdoor gear brains, expertise and modesty! Experience tells us that choosing … Continue reading Launching the CheapTents.com blog!