22
May

Why Yurts Are a Great Long-Term Investment

Yurts are an excellent option for those looking for a temporary escape to nature without completely abandoning the luxuries of home. They also make amazing permanent houses for people embracing tiny home living who want to live simply and comfortably in a unique setting. Because of their endless options for customization, yurts can even find use as personal offices, fitness

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18
May

Create a Home That Has It All With Fabric Structures

Anyone who has a home with limited space is familiar with the problem of working, exercising, relaxing, and generally living in the same area. The more time you spend in this space, the less you want to be there. Whether you’ve long been wanting to add rooms to your home or the recent shelter-in-place orders have you wishing you could

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11
May

Yurts as Art Studios

From tiny homes and office spaces to glamping, modern yurts have many unique applications. Their simple design, spacious floor plan, and high ceilings offer hundreds of possibilities for customization.  If you’re an artist, setting up your studio space in a yurt can be extremely beneficial. Having a yurt as your art studio can encourage inspiration, help you save on expenses,

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6
May

Tips for Saving Space in Your Yurt

Choosing to live or work in a yurt is a decision that reflects mindfulness and simplicity. Yurt living is a perfect way to decide what really matters, and the small size and round shape of the structure challenges individuals to make the most of their limited space. Here are several tips for increasing storage and saving space in your yurt

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29
Apr

Unique Uses for Yurts

Yurts have been used as homes for centuries. Historically, yurt living began with Mongolian tribes in Central Asia in the fifth century B.C., resurfaced as a housing trend in the United States in the 1970s, and has regained popularity as part of the “tiny home movement,” largely through social media exposure.  Modern yurts are much more customizable and comfortable than

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20
Apr

Ultimate Guide to Glamping

“Glamourous camping” or glamping allows you to have the camping experience without having to rough it. Yurt homes are great for glamping because they offer the portability of a tent but can still be luxurious. You can furnish yurts like homes and they can even include flooring and electricity from generators. You can bring 5-star accommodations to almost any outdoor location, with breathtaking views. Consider buying a yurt for your glamping trips and learning more about the Yurts, potential campsites, and camping essentials.

13
Apr

Wood vs. Steel for Yurt Construction

Yurts have taken off around the world as a popular option for glamping. When it comes to determining what type of yurt to go with, both wood and steel are common choices. Here’s what you need to know about each type of yurt when making your decision. Aesthetics of Wood vs. Steel-Framed Yurts Many yurts are set up in the

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6
Apr

Equipment Storage for Alaska Mountaineering School

The Best Guides for North America’s Highest Peak Alaska Mountaineering School (AMS) is a mountain guiding and climbing school that leads expeditions throughout the Alaska Range, including Denali, Mount Foraker, and Mount Hunter. Expert guides with ample experience lead all AMS courses, which include mountaineering, backpacking, glacier trek, and custom options as well as skill-intensive workshops. While many guiding companies

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30
Mar

Yurts as Tiny Homes

The “tiny home movement” advocates living in tight quarters, with most tiny houses only taking up between 100 and 900 square feet. Although this movement has gained recent popularity with social media influencers making the switch to tiny home living and even the creation of HGTV television shows such as “Tiny House, Big Living” and “Tiny House Hunters,” tiny houses

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24
Feb

Quality Accommodations for a World-Class Fishing Lodge: WeatherPort Cabins at Angler’s Alibi

Alaska’s Premier Fishing Lodge Angler’s Alibi is an all-inclusive Alaskan fishing lodge that offers world-class fishing, comfortable accommodations, and top-notch dining on one of the top five rivers in Alaska. With a limit of 14 guests per week and a 2-to-1 guest-to-guide ratio, guests are sure to get plenty of personal attention and an Alaskan fishing experience tailored to their

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10
Feb

Field Station: Dinosaurs — Modern Fabric Structures for a Prehistoric Theme Park

The Setting: One of the Best Spots for Dinosaur Fans in the World Field Station: Dinosaurs is a fun and educational dinosaur-based theme camp designed for families with children, with locations in both New Jersey and Kansas. With full-size, scientifically accurate animatronic dinosaurs, live shows, and interactive exhibits, it’s no wonder that Fodor’s named Field Station: Dinosaurs one of the

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3
Feb

Cabins by the Sea: WeatherPort Provides Private Cabins for Campus by the Sea

Campus by the Sea is a camping ministry for university students and staff as well as a gorgeous retreat destination and rental facility for churches, nonprofit organizations, school programs, and other conferences. When Campus by the Sea needed to replace some of their guest accommodations, they turned to private cabins from WeatherPort Shelter Systems™. The Setting: California’s Best Ministry Camp

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27
Jan

A Backyard Canopy That Stands Up to Colorado Weather

Colorado resident John Sanford was looking for a multipurpose canopy to use in his backyard. He found his solution in WeatherPort® Shelter Systems. The Project Needs: A Canopy Made for Colorado After buying a house about five years ago, John decided to buy some kind of movable structure to put up in his backyard. His main requirements were that it

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21
Jan

Best Outdoor Activities in Colorado

Visiting Colorado and want to make the most of your time in the Centennial State? Colorado is known for its breathtaking natural scenery and active, outdoorsy residents. Experience “Colorful Colorado” for yourself with these five adventurous outdoor activities. Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours offers everything you need for a one-of-a-kind outdoor

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10
Jan

A Match Made in Colorado: Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours Now Offers Guests Luxury Yurt Accommodations

The Setting: Colorado’s Best Rafting and Zip Line Touring Company Royal Gorge Rafting and Zip Line Tours is Colorado’s premier white-water rafting, zip line tour, and vacation rental company for individuals and families seeking a fun-filled and adventurous getaway! They are located in Cañon City, about an hour’s drive from Colorado Springs and two hours from Denver. In addition to

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17
Dec

Why You Should Consider Yurts for Vacation Rentals

A growing number of people are going small with their living spaces as part of a movement that’s been rising in popularity for the past decade. Known as the Tiny House Movement, the idea is that people live a simpler, more cost-effective lifestyle in a smaller space. These smaller spaces include a wide range of house types and styles, but

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12
Dec

Yurts vs. Cabins: Choosing the Best Experience

Whether you are building a cozy structure for the piece of land you bought in the woods or adding new options to your vacation rentals, both cabins and yurts are common choices. Here are some factors to keep in mind when deciding which to go with. Aesthetics of a Log Cabin vs. Yurt If you’re running a campground or Airbnb,

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10
Jul

Advantages of Improving Parks, Community Facilities, and Event Spaces With Fabric Structures

Public facilities are an essential part of a healthy, thriving community. In a recent survey, the Center for Active Design (CfAD) found that people that live near popular parks report a more significant community connection and satisfaction with local government. Community event spaces bring ideas, culture, and entertainment to everyone in the community, including those that might not otherwise have

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3
Apr

How to Heat Your Greenhouse and Extend Your Growing Season Through Winter

For many gardeners and outdoor enthusiasts, the winter season puts a stop to most – if not all – gardening activities. It’s just too cold and the weather is too volatile. Backyard greenhouses can extend your growing season (and therefore your gardening activities) for much longer, and in many cases, a greenhouse can lead to year-round production for your enclosed

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13
Dec

Guide to Building or Expanding Summer Camps

In the U.S., the business of summer camps is an $18 billion industry, providing memory making experiences for over 14 million people every year. Summer camps provide participants a chance to make friends, develop skills, and discover new interests. Despite the cold winter weather, now is the time to start thinking about the return of those warm summer days and

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