To protect the bedding area from rain, we recommend the ozan or extended ozan. It’s a fabric canopy that hangs in the tipi- diverting rain off of the living area to behind the liner. It also helps hold in heat.
How does the rain stay out of a teepee?
Usually, the water will travel down the poles and out behind the liner. Or, it will drip into the center of the lodge. To protect the bedding area from rain, we recommend the ozan or extended ozan. It’s a fabric canopy that hangs in the tipi- diverting rain off of the living area to behind the liner.
How did Native Americans keep rain out of teepee?
Smooth poles ensured that any rain that came into the tipi would run straight down the poles to the bottom. If there were any bumps on the poles, the rain might hit them and drip into the tipi. Smooth poles prevented this from happening.
How do you tarp a teepee?
How to make a DIY Tarp Teepee – Teepee Winter Campout Part 1
Is poly cotton waterproof?
Why do you need to weather a Polycotton tent? Polycotton tents only treated with a minimal amount of waterproofing agent, therefore they are not fully water tight out of the box. Cotton is a naturally waterproof fabric, which is very malleable to the weather conditions, whether they be hot or cold.
Smoke free tepee?! Do these 2 things to get rid of the smoke!
Using the Smoke Flaps on Your Tipi
How to Build a Teepee | The Pioneers