29 posts tagged camping
The canvas construction of the Single Pole Tent allows it to breathe while providing a reliable barrier from rain, wind and snow. An included water resistant canvas floor may be placed on the ground if conditions are undesirable. Use collapsible hickory pole to pitch tent. Use the mounting ring and paracord to pitch tent by hoisting it over a branch or other load bearing feature.
Stationed an hour outside of Austin, Texas resides self-contained pop-up campers designed by Garrett Finney. Finney claims that Cricket Trailers are “a portable adventure living space.” Photo by: Sarah Wilson
Climbing uphill it’s carried like a rucksack – for descents it mutates into a fun-packed downhilling device par excellence
The inflatable tent “The Wedge” stands for a new way of camping. Its easy and intuitive handling makes “The Wedge” offers more time for the essential: having a good time traveling. Assembling of parts is unnecessary. Inner tent, fly sheet and the inflatable frame IDG work as a union and enable a very quick and uncomplicated set-up (inflation): just unpack it and inflate it - welcome home!
Whether you’re a hiker, mountain biker or cross-country skier, the Rolling Huts, located in Washington’s Methow Valley, are the perfect accommodation. Designed as a modern alternative to camping by Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects in Seattle, the six huts are grouped as a herd, each with views of the mountains.
The Cocoon Tree is a spherical tent formed by 24 aluminum rods. It hangs from polyester ropes tied to trunks and branches, and has a net below for access and safety. Made of tarpaulin-covered aluminum poles, it has a wood floor covered with a high-density foam mattress and includes sheets and a duvet for a luxurious way to experience the great outdoors.
A fully-equipped camper, the hybrid Dutch/German-engineered Opera blends hard and soft elements, boasting a collapsible durable-fabric roof, two beds, a ceramic toilet, a top loading refrigerator, integrated LED lighting as well as a kitchen with hot water.
Architect and treehouse designer Alex Shirley-Smith decided instead of a treehouse, why not a tree tent? So Tentsile was born, versatile, beautifully designed and with fantastic potential to help ease housing crises caused by natural disasters as well as woodland fun-times.
Tree climbing and camping equates to suspended tree camping, which can be seen in Waldseilgarten in Bavaria, Germany. The hanging tent features a fabric-covered platform supported by a metal frame, that is suspended from a secured single point. At Waldseilgarten, the tents are suspended from thick branches of large free-standing trees, where guests can only ascend or descend with rope assistance.