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Our Scout Group 1st Meath Dunboyne purchased a 5metre diameter Tipi tent from Tipi Adventures Ireland. This tent was delivered to us and was put up at our Den at the start of third week of November. Because we are embarking on a programme to replace our aging tents we made a decision to leave this tent up so that all our members could see and inspect this tent over a period of time. We also wanted to "road test "the tent over time. Then on the 3rd of December storm Desmond struck, we left the tent pitched to see how it would behave under stressful weather conditions. The tent was left unattended day and night except for a daily inspection by myself to retighten any guys that had worked loose and to reset pegs that had pulled out of the ground due to the intensity of the wind gusts.Finally we took the tent down December 6th two days before the end of the storm. The tipi sustained no damage to the canvas or to the single centre pole, the only action we need to take is to replace five guy lines that frayed where they make contact with the metal pegs. Under the circumstances this is small stuff. Our tent was subjected to extreme conditions in this time. The tent stood firm and not a drop of water entered despite the fact that it was subjected to incessant driving rain. [This was evident because the ground sheet remained dry]. We are very happy with our tipi and hope to purchase more once our finances allow!

***** Michael D. 1 Meath Dunboyne Scout Group.


 

Me and my family, 2 adults and 4 kids of 9, 7, 5 and 2 years old, booked 2 adventures at tipi adventures. One for accommodation in Westport and one to have a wilderness experience. Both where great and exactly what we hoped for. Comfort, excitement and no stress at all!

                                                               ***** Soraya Goldewijk, The Netherlands. - August 2015 

 

 

My husband recently purchased a Carinthia Defence 4 sleeping bag (200cms) from Ed at Tipi Adventures. Ed was very easy to deal with and kept us up to date on the progress with the order. Initial impressions of the sleeping bag are of a well designed, high quality product. The fabric materials seem durable yet feel comfortable. The 2 way zip is smooth and easy to operate from either inside or outside. The main intention is to use the bag next February during a course in Northern Norway requiring sleeping out in tents and/or snow holes. For this a liner bag will be used along with the Defence 4 which is roomy enough without being too big. The central zip location will hopefully make the bag easier to use and also permit sitting up while keeping the lower half of the body enclosed. Being a military grade sleeping bag it should stick the pace but guess we'll see how it all works in reality in sub-arctic conditions ! For now...many thanks to Ed ! !

***** Yvonne Neely O'Sullivan - October 2015

  

 

We had a wonderful experience with Tipi Adventures.  Ed and his team gave us just the right amount of help and enthusiastic guidance, and now our kids (and Ziggy the dog) are all dedicated widerness freaks! 
The site in Wicklow is just beautiful, and we look forward to more Tipi Adventures around the country.

*****PJ Lynch, Dublin - July 2015

 

 

 

We went camping in Clara Vale and had a brilliant time.   The tents were lovely and big and 5 of us had lots of room in them.    Even though it was cold, the campfire with marshmallows and hot chocolate kept us toasty.  We learned though that we need to bring more warm clothes for next time!  We had lots of time to walk through the mud and our wellies kept our feet nice and dry.   The area was beautiful and it was great to walk along the river.   We had so much fun that we didn’t even miss our mobile phones!!!   Ed and Ian were so friendly we had a great laugh with them. Philip and Michael showed us how to build campfires and make some yummy food on the campfire-I particularly enjoyed the hobo stew and mars bar bananas.   We can’t wait to do it again- but next time, hopefully it won’t rain!!!!

 

*****Written by Emma, Sophie, Cain, Mikaela & Aisling, Co. Dublin. May 2015