Figure 2-3. Joining two tents together by chain-lacing
beckets through grommets
2-3. Striking, Arctic Tent
Remove door eave lines from pins.
Loosen footstops from pins and remove foot-
Loosen all other lines and remove all other
Remove tentpole, and telescope pole to its
Remove liner only if repairs are needed.
2-4. Folding, Arctic Tent
Folding Tent (fig. 2-4).
Engage snap into D-ring inside doors,
and close door slide fasteners.
stovepipe opening panel. Grasp corner eave line (to
right of stovepipe opening) and pull out corner of
panel. Then coil intermediate eave line neatly on
extended panel (1).
Reaching to the left, grasp corner eave
line (to left of stovepipe opening) and pull second
panel to the right, making an accordion fold (2).
Fold remaining panels in the same
manner, having six folds in all. As each fold is
completed, coil intermediate eave lines or door eave
lines neatly between folds (3).
Coil on top of folded tent panels the six
corner lines, the six corner eave lines that have been
drawn to the right, and the last remaining intermediate
eave line (4).
Grasp peak of tent and fold so that peak
extends down tent deck approximately 4 feet. Fold
snow cloth up over sidewalls of tent (5).
Fold tent approximately in half along its
long dimension (6).
Fold edges of tent toward center so that
no portion of liner is exposed. Place folded tent on
cover, place folded screen doors on top of folded tent,
and place nested pins and telescoped pole into pocket
of cover (7).
Close cover securing it with straps and
loops. Care should be taken that no portion of the tent
is exposed and that the flaps are tucked neatly within