The Beta from SlingFin

  • Tent Fabric 101: Nylon vs Polyester vs Dyneema/Cuben

    As in all aspects of tent design, fabric selection is a balancing act. This article is intended to provide users a basic level of understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the most common fabrics used in tent and tarp design.

  • Titanium Dioxide Fabric Coating

    UV resistance is a critical factor for tents used in high altitudes. Our ET70 and LS07 fabrics use Titanium Dioxide coatings that triple or even quadruple the lifespan of a high-altitude basecamp tent.
  • The Honey Badger Story and Tips

    This is the story behind our Honey Badger Pack, and some tips, hacks, and tricks for Honey Badger owners.
  • DAC Tent Poles

    We use industry-leading DAC tent poles in our backpacking and expedition tents, and this is why.
  • How to strengthen your tent with internal guylines (video)

    In this video, we show you how to install internal guylines to reinforce your tent's structure against the elements.
  • SlingFin Custom Tent Pole Clips

    SlingFin has several pieces of custom-molded hardware for our tents. Our tent pole clips are acetyl plastic and designed to remain durable and flexible even in extreme temperatures.