The Beta from SlingFin

  • Volume: Adding a New Dimension

    The internal volume of a tent makes a huge difference in the tent's livability, but it is rarely discussed by manufacturers. How should you consider volume as a factor when deciding which tent to purchase?

  • Bombproofing Your Tent: Part 1-Windproofing - Wind and Wind Resistance

    In this article, we discuss several ways to use guylines to reinforce your tent against extreme winds. When used correctly, guylines are one of the best ways to strengthen your tent, and they weigh almost nothing.
  • 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.