Public Service Announcement: Should I use a tent or an RV at Burning Man?

This is a controversial issue that people never seem to stop arguing about: what’s the best way to experience Burning Man? In a tent or an RV?

To help, we’ve short circuited the heated rhetoric with this cool, dispassionate, comparison of the two approaches: what are the pros, and what are the cons?


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About the author: Caveat Magister

A member of Burning Man Project's Philosophical Center, Caveat served as the Volunteer Coordinator for Media Mecca from 2008 - 2013, and the lead writer/researcher for Burning Man's education program from 2016 - 2018. Caveat is the author of The Scene That Became Cities: what Burning Man philosophy can teach us about building better communities. He has also written several books which have nothing to do with Burning Man. He has finally got his email address caveat (at) burningman (dot) org working again. He tweets, occasionally, as @BenjaminWachs