Posted on: February 25, 2020 at 8:43 pm
Last updated: September 17, 2020 at 11:45 am

I’m an avid camper. It’s one of my favorite outdoor activities year-round. Winter camping, summer camping, it’s all great! I love getting outside for the fresh air, the hikes, sleeping under the stars, meeting new folks on the trails, and the time spent away from my electronic devices just taking it all in.


But I know my eternal and undying optimism and love for camping isn’t necessarily shared by everyone. There are certainly “downsides” to camping, like being eaten by bugs, getting dirty, and dealing with weather that doesn’t want to play nice. And then there’s the dark.

Even I’ll admit there have been a few times that I’ve eaten a little dirt from an unpleasant fall. You have to keep your campsite nice and neat, otherwise, you could be in for a tumble, especially when it comes to tent ropes. If you’re not careful, a midnight ‘trip’ to relieve yourself can result in disaster. Not only can they take you down, but you can in turn take down your whole tent as well. Not something you want to fuss with in the middle of the night, that’s for sure!


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However, there’s a solution to this problem: glow in the dark tent ropes, and work incredibly well! They need only about 3-4 hours of sunlight to be fully charged and will glow for approximately 5 hours at night. The only downside is that, if the sun sets at 9 PM, the charge will have worn off by around 2 AM. So it’s better to be down for the night earlier than later. Even so, the ropes have a reflector, so if you bring a flashlight with you for your 3 AM bathroom excursion, you should be able to easily see the ropes.

According to Amazon, “Featuring reflective tracers for great nighttime visibility. It’ll shine back at you when hit with light, Perfect for holding items, guying out tents, tarps and shelters when traveling, camping or biking, Get a brighter glow by letting this cord charge in direct sunlight.”

These ropes are made from sturdy Polypropylene and are diamond braided for maximum strength. The ropes also resist mold and mildew and have a load-bearing capacity of 60 lbs.

These ropes aren’t just for tents, but they can be used for pretty much anything that requires a rope, provided that you’re within the parameters of the safe working load. They’re also great for boats, floats, and even roping needs in your back yard.


You can pick up your glow in the dark tent ropes on Amazon. In addition to these ropes, you can also purchase glow in the dark tent stakes. You’ll never stub your toe on a tent stake again!

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Thomas Nelson
Environmental Advocate
Thomas is an environmental advocate currently residing in the Pacific Northwest. In his spare time, he enjoys experiencing the outdoors, raising chickens and ducks, and reading about current environmental issues. Despite slight colorblindness, his favorite color is green.

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