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Tips on Keeping Your Tipi Warm in the Winter

August 28, 2019 1:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Tipis are ancient forms of housing and community space used by some indigenous American nations for centuries. Today, people use tipis for a wide range of reasons, including as a space to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature, as art studios or even as a secondary residence. Tipis, like yurts, are enjoying a sense of renewed popularity. Tipis are relatively cost-effective compared to yurts, however, because they have a much simpler structure that requires less timber and labor to construct. If you’re planning on spending any amount of time in your tipi this winter, however, you’re likely wondering how... View Article

Bell Tents vs. Tipis in Utah: What’s the Difference?

August 12, 2019 11:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It doesn’t matter if you’re planning a solo or a group camping trip—if you don’t want to sleep out in the open, then you should know your shelter options. Let’s take a look at two common ones: the bell tent and the tipi. Here’s the difference between camping in a bell tent and camping in a tipi in Utah. Bell tents A bell tent is characterized by its walls, ropes and raised, big entrance. It does not come built with a smoke hole or an extendable tripod. However, the bell tent is simple in that it is covered with cotton—traditionally... View Article

Reasons to Consider the Idea of Modern Tipi Living in Utah

July 29, 2019 11:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When someone says “let’s go camping,” the first thing that enters your mind is probably sleeping in a tent or in a sleeping bag out in the open. There are also the folks who are willing to camp, but only if “camping” means setting up camp inside an RV or hotel room. Then there are people who take the road less traveled (at least comparatively), and insist on simple tipi structures. Can you actually live in a tipi, though? Well, if history is any indication, yes, you can. Today, people set up tipis in backyards, campgrounds and wilderness sites just... View Article

How to Deconstruct a Teepee

June 11, 2019 9:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you have been staying in a teepee on a short-term basis or you currently live in a teepee and are moving into a different type of structure, you need to know how to properly deconstruct your teepee to keep it in good condition and avoid breaking your wooden teepee poles in Utah. While it can be challenging to deconstruct a teepee, you can do it as long as you follow some helpful disassembly tips and tricks. Teepee deconstruction steps When you’re deconstructing your teepee, you should make sure you give yourself enough time to complete the project as carefully... View Article

Modern Living in a Teepee

May 28, 2019 9:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most people think that teepees are dwellings of the past, but the reality is that teepees can offer people a unique living arrangement without sacrificing modern amenities and necessities. Teepee living can be an incredibly positive experience for people who want to break away from traditional housing options and move into a space that enhances their quality of life and their connection to the world around them. Read on to find out more about how you can enjoy modern living while you’re living in a teepee! What to keep in mind while living in a teepee While living in a... View Article