Backpacker Tent TLC: Tips on Cleaning, Buying, and Mending Your Tent Keep your favorite shelter in tip-top shape with this advice. February 14, 2011 The Backpacker Editors Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon 'riggingtent200x170.jpg' SHOPPING GUIDE – Tents FIX-IT GUIDE – From poles to body. PHOTO SLIDESHOW – Pitch a Tent On Snow PHOTO SLIDESHOW – Setting up Tent Guylines VIDEO – How, Where to Pitch a Tent GearFinder – Search our database of hundreds of tents to find the model that’s right for you. BONUS VIDEO – Gear Lab: Tents – We destroy ’em so you don’t have to. When you buy something using the retail links in our stories, we may earn a small commission. We do not accept money for editorial gear reviews. Read more about our policy.