There are many bad things you can do for your tent, and storing it wet is one of the worst.
“Tents will last many, many years unless you do stuff like that all the time,” said Matt Chmielarczyk, sales manager at Colorado Springs outdoors shop Mountain Chalet. “Not only will it not last as long, but you won’t get a
GUNNISON NATIONAL FOREST • The cold never stops invading, kept at bay only by the constantly burning wood stove. The World War II-era metal bunks creak at every muscle twitch. Smoke from the stove reddens the eyes. Someone, it seems, is always snoring.
And at 11,800 feet in the San Juan Mountains, locked in winter’s fro