4-Season Tents

Guide: Choosing 4-Season Tents

Preferred by alpine climbers who are more worried about shedding snow than rain, single-wall tents are constructed with waterproof/breathable fabrics such as Gore-Tex to eliminate the need for a rain fly. Double-wall tents consist of an fly over the tent body this tent style is more common in 3-season tents.

4-season tents sleep anywhere from a single person to eight or more. Often, these tents offer more floor space to accommodate for the added gear necessary for cold-weather camping.


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