Tips on Yurt/Tent Situation for 2 Couples

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moopthereitis
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Tips on Yurt/Tent Situation for 2 Couples

Post by moopthereitis » Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:46 pm

Hey all,

Second year burner here, going back with my boyfriend and another couple. We took 2 RVs last year with a bigger group which was great, but are trying to be a little more environmentally conscious (and low cost) this year since it's just the 4 of us.

I've read all I could about yurts v. tents, but wanted your opinion on what's most comfortable for 2 couples. Should we build one larger yurt (I was thinking an 8" + 4 with a curtain divider in the middle and swamp cooler) or do two separate smaller ones?

Any tips/advice is welcome.

Cheers!

LowePro
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Re: Tips on Yurt/Tent Situation for 2 Couples

Post by LowePro » Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:28 pm

Separate. The standard hexayurt is roomy for 2, but cramped for 4.

Kenshiro
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Re: Tips on Yurt/Tent Situation for 2 Couples

Post by Kenshiro » Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:49 pm

Separate.

For reasons.

It’s hard to me to say yurts are environmentally conscious at all when merely used for a festival or two. Use recycled material and then reuse/repurpose again after and then it’s not so bad. Yurts are a LOT easier to keep reasonable temps in though. It’s what I would have gone with if it weren’t for the fact that my Juke has extremely little cargo capacity and is not rated for any level of towing.

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