Over the years, tents have undergone a radical change. Whether it is style, fabric, purpose or ease of pitching, the range and types of tents are innumerable.
The Different Types Of Tents Are Classified Based On Their Purpose.
Vertical tents are called so, because of their almost vertical side walls. These tents provide more head space and are used in camps.
Dome Shaped Tents
Shaped like an igloo, the dome shaped tents are popular among campers. They are easy to install and are light loads for backpackers.
Shaped like a tunnel, these tents are usually seen being used by the army. They provide ample living space and are erected through several flexible poles.
A-frame tents are shaped like the alphabet A and hence the name. They are usually supported by 5 poles and have a rectangular base. A-frame tents offer low roofing and are mainly meant for sleeping.
Pop Up Tents
A latest addition in the different ranges of tents is the pop-up tents. Easy to install because of the instant spring action, pop up tents are light and not suitable for harsh weather conditions. Their popularity lies in its ease of installation.
Geodesic And Non-Geodesic Tents
An improvised version of the dome tents, the geodesic and non-geodesic tents have multiple poles forming geometric designs to form the tent. The multiple poles give it more stability than a dome shaped tent and hence can withstand harsh conditions.
Completely opposite to ground tents, the suspended tents are usually erected from trees and hang downwards. These tents can be used only if campers or users are sure there are trees around to erect them. At Jarjour, one of the leading tent manufacturers in Qatar, we have a wide range of tents for every occasion.
The inflatable tents, unlike steel pole erected tents, use air filled poles to support the tents. These tents usually come with air pumps to inflate the poles and erect the tent. They are easy to install and are popular amongst campers.
Car Roof Tents
These types of tents are increasingly popular amongst people who go for long road trips. They are erected on top of the car roof on roof bars that act as the base of the tent. The tents come with a long ladder that allows users to access the tent from the ground.
Cheaper than caravans, the trailer tents are attached to cars or vans while traveling on the road. They serve the same purpose as caravans and are often preferred by campers during long drives or cross countries.
Usually noticed at carnivals or circus events, the canopy type of tents is easy to install and provide space and shade for events. Most of these tents are used to add aesthetic beauty to a venue.