MEC BLOG

6 things to look for in a quality tent

A tent is like your home away from home. You want it be a dry, comfy shelter – and you don’t want to have to replace it every year. James Brittain, MEC Senior Equipment Designer, has years of experience designing quality tents. Here are his tips on what to look for in a tent that’ll make a great shelter for years to come.

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Gear Reviews

Mountain Bike Bag Dump

It can be tricky to choose your kit for a multi-day mountain bike ride. On the one hand, you need appropriate protection from the elements. But on the other hand, you need gear that’s nimble and mobile or the ride won’t be any fun. Here’s the kit I put together for my week-long backcountry ride in Iceland. Each piece individually served a purpose, and when combined, they became an incredibly functional and dynamic system. – Post by Stephen Matthews, MEC Ambassador

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