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!

[audio:http://journal.burningman.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/What-Kind-of-Tent-PSA.mp3]

Want more PSAs, covering everything from coping with traffic to finding an orgy? No problem – they’re all archived here!

 

About the author: Caveat Magister

Caveat Magister

A member of the Burning Man Project's Philosophical Center, Caveat served as the Volunteer Coordinator for Media Mecca from 2008 - 2013. He is presently working with Burning Man's education department on a cultural studies curriculum for Burning Man culture. 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. He has finally got his email address caveat (at) burningman (dot) org working again. He tweets, occasionally, as @BenjaminWachs

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