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

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 short story collection A Guide to Bars and Nightlife in the Sacred City, which has nothing to do with Burning Man, and the novel The Deeds of Pounce, which is about goblins. He has finally got his email address caveat (at) burningman (dot) org working again. He tweets, occasionally, as @BenjaminWachs