Camping Equipment: Finding The Right Camping Cot
A high-quality camping cot helps you get a good night’s rest in the great outdoors. So learn more about these camping essentials.
Camping cots are great for your tent, RV or cabin. And the latest designs come with a variety of comfort enhancing features, so you can find one that’s right for your camping trip. Go for the bare essentials with a simple folding cot, or bring along the comforts of home with oversized frames that can easily hold your air mattress.
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Why sleep on the ground during your next camping trip? Camping cots provide the comfort of home at the campground, ensuring you’re rested and ready to enjoy the trip.
Some cots come with a durable, washable polyester cover. This type of cot is ideal for campers look for a cot that’s compact and easy to carry. Campers who need additional comfort on their outing might go for a cot that has a plush foam mattress. Other models are designed to securely hold an air mattress.
In addition to use at the campground, cots are great for overnight guests or as an addition to an emergency preparedness kit.
Always think about your trip ahead and your needs as a camper before making your selection:
Your cot should be constructed with a sturdy frame. And not all cot frames are alike. Most are constructed from steel or aluminum. Some feature scissor folding legs for easy setup and take down. Others featured wood slats in the frame or zigzag springs to better distribute weight for added comfort. Reinforced steel hinges help ensure durability.
Always consult product information for details on the carrying weight and weight capacity of your new cot.