The Best Backpacking Chairs for Your Next Adventure How to Sleep Outdoors: Bring the Best Gear for a Good Night’s Sleep 15 Best Subscription Boxes for Men Who Love Gifts Editors’ Recommendations 9 Best Backpacking Tents for Your Next Adventure, from Budget to Ultralight Tents are our most important piece of survival gear – providing shelter in terrible weather, gear storage, and a comfortable spot to stargaze. At the same time, a well built tent is also a design statement that lets others know the type of outdoorsman you are. Whether you’re pitching an ultralight backpacking shelter or a fleet of car camping tents, the gear you choose will influence the type of adventures you go on. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never owned a tent in the past, or are a seasoned backcountry explorer, these six tents are the best for every backcountry adventure.Related:Shelter With The Kifaru Tipi | Camping Gifts for Gear HeadsMountain Hardwear Ghost UL 2 ($449)Best For:Fast and light backpacking. The Ghost is our weapon of choice for backpacking and bikepacking into high lakes in the Uinta RangeBuy It If: You are an ounce counter, but still want a fully featured double wall tent. The mesh body is very airy for warm summer nights, and offers a panoramic view of the night sky when the rainfly is peeled back a little.Best Feature: The single pole design makes this tent the easiest to set up of any we’ve ever tested. After one practice try in the backyard, we can set this up in the dark in under three minutes.Nemo Equipment Wagontop 4P ($500)Best For: Overland gear heads who want a backcountry palace.Buy It If: You need room for a queen sized bed,headroom to stand up straight, and a tent that all the rooftop tenters will envy. The Wagontop stands over six feet tall, so this is basically a portable cabin.Best Feature: The single wall design makes setting this tent up a cinch, even given how big it is. Built in overhanging vents keep temperatures cool even though it doesn’t have a mesh inner tent like similar car camping tents.Coleman Carlsbad Fast Pitch 6 ($224)Best For: Family camping with cranky kids.Buy It If: You’ve traded in ultralight backpacking gear for a two burner stove and morning pancakes at roadside camp spots. It also features Coleman FastPitch, which means it will go up fast so you can keep an eye on the kids and prevent an unwanted dip in the lake This is the best tent for growing families that need some extra space.Best Feature: Coleman’s Dark Room technology blocks 98.4% of sunlight so you can put the little ones to bed early after a long day of playing outside. That will give you peace of mind to spend a little extra time around the campfire with a cocktail or two.Cotopaxi Techo 3 ($280)Best For: The cost effective one tent quiver.Buy It If: The Techo can do it all. It is light enough to pack on a backpacking trip (even more so if you can split the weight between a few people), and burly enough to stand up to repeated abuse.Best Feature: The Techo features an add-on iPad holder designed to hang from the ceiling, letting you watch a movie under the stars no matter where you are. Just don’t forget an extra power bank or battery.Yama Outdoors Cirriform Tarp ($200-420)Best For: Thru hikers shaving every ounce off.Buy It If: You cover more distance in a day on the trail than the rest of us do in an entire weekend. This shelter is not for the faint of heart – especially considering it doesn’t feature a floor or bug net – but if you want to go further than ever, this is the way to do it.Best Feature: The Cirriform tents are available in the crazy light (and expensive) Cuben Fiber fabric that is incredibly abrasion resistant and waterproof. Combined with a trekking pole you’re probably already carrying, this is the best way we’ve found to literally shave 2-4 pounds off your pack weight.Slingfin Safehouse 2 ($1,200)Best For: High altitude adventures.Buy It If: You’re going to be camping in the snow or at extreme altitude more often than not. This mountaineering shelter is built from the ground up to stand up to the harshest conditions man can possibly survive in.Best Feature: Everything about the Safehouse’s design is built to resist the elements. the tunnel shape and nearly vertical sidewalls help it stand up to gale force wind. The oversized vestibule lets you store gear and protect you entrance and exit from dumping snow in the tent. The Best Campgrounds Near Major U.S. Cities
October 20, 2019
Kolkata: Despite repeated actions taken to control the post-poll violence across the state, the situation is yet to improve. Three persons including two Trinamool Congress workers were killed on Monday night at Jagaddal in North 24 Parganas and Galsi in East Burdwan.According to sources, on Monday night at around 10:30 pm, two elderly persons identified as Md Halim (62) and Md Mukhtar (68) were having a casual chat in front of their houses at Baruipara 22 number gully in Jagaddal, when all of a sudden a few miscreants hurled multiple crude bombs at them and fled from the spot. Also Read – City bids adieu to Goddess DurgaHalim died on the spot while Muhkhtar and a few others who were injured due to the blasts, were rushed to Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial (JNM) Hospital in Kalyani, where Mukhtar was declared brought dead by the doctor. Later, three persons were arrested who are residents of the same area as the two deceased persons. Local Trinamool leadership alleged that BJP backed miscreants have done this, whereas the saffron leadership has denied the allegation. Also Read – Centuries-old Durga Pujas continue to be hit among revellersOn the other hand on Monday night, at nearly the same time, a Trinamool worker was killed at Galsi in East Burdwan. According to sources, on Monday night Trinamool worker Joydeb Roy was returning home to Santinandi village in Galsi. Near the village, he was allegedly surrounded by some BJP workers. It is alleged that the BJP workers beat Roy with bamboo sticks and other weapons. When he screamed, some nearby persons went to his rescue. When they tried to protect Roy, the BJP workers assaulted them as well. The miscreants fled from the scene later. All of them were rescued by the police and rushed to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, where the doctor declared Roy as brought dead. The other injured persons are still undergoing treatment at the same hospital.