Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

We should all find an excuse to laugh now and then. The BYU Design Review is not pranking you today, but we did think it timely to take a break from our normal content and bring some smiles to our readers’ faces. Some 1-person tents will have two major spars or spines that cross for… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Comfort and convenience are key when staying overnight in a tent, and this soft queen-size air mattress from Intex features an internal pump for easy inflation. The flocked sides make it puncture- and abrasion-resistant, and the sturdy bottom ring offers more stability for less movement if you’re sharing the bed with someone else. It comes… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

My other tents with similar designs did not have this serious of a snagging problem. The material of the tent body and rainfly are made of 68D coated polyester fabric. After about 15 minutes of mostly light rain and some moderate rainfall, I started to see quite a bit of leaking through this seam, which… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Here’s another AWESOME thing about the Ozark Trail Atka day pack. It’s sized to fit every airline’s carry-on size requirements. My son and daughter each took one of these on a trip through Europe and they carried it on every plane, train, and bus they rode without any problems. It’s also small enough that it… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

I was fitted for a 45-liter bag since I needed to carry camera equipment, extra socks, knee sleeves, and extra supplies my wife didn’t need to deal with. Of course it has no side water holsters, or lid pocket, or hipbelt strap, but I think that all contributes to its low weight. For the water… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

“I bought this tent as an alternative to the SansBugs pop-up mosquito net for my son’s sleep-away camp. At this sale price, it is less than 1/2 of the SansBugs and offers better protection with the rainfly and more privacy with the fabric at the bottom. For all these sizes, it’s clear to see that… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

It is made with a low-profile adjustable sternum strap to help you get the perfect fit and air-mesh padded shoulder straps and back panel for comfortable carrying without a frame. It is also hydration compatible and comes with an included 2L reservoir so you can stay hydrated on the trails. Looking for a versatile Backpack… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Stitches appeared evenly spaced and of uniform distance from the fabric edges. There is a lack of reinforcement on the pack’s taffeta bottom, though. Shoulder straps are lightweight mesh-lined with very little padding. Ultimately, the good design for this product was that it was sized right for what I needed, both in dimensions and weight.… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent

It also includes loops to hang your trekking poles when not in use. Today I immediately loaded it up and went out for a few hours. ozark trail chair For water and OJ I use Vapur anti bottles which aren’t bulky at all. My glucose meter and keys went in the small outside pocket. This… Continue reading Good Design: The Ozark Trail 1-Person Backpacking Tent