Public Service Announcement: What kind of tent do I need at Burning Man?

If you want to be comfortable at Burning Man, you need the right tent. Extreme environmental conditions out in the Black Rock Desert make most conventional tents not only useless, but a hazard to you and your fellow campers.

So what kind of tent are you looking for? What specifications should it meet? Don’t worry – we’ve got answers with this BMIR Public Service Announcement!! Listen below!


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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 the forthcoming book The Scene That Became Cities: what Burning Man philosophy can teach us about building better communities., which is now available for pre-order. 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

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