Still, you do offer another hintyour comment about "frosty walls." It's definitely true that certain conditions lend themselves to condensation in tents, and from my own experience that's often when it's right around freezing. That's because when the tent walls are cold, they're most likely to cause the warm, moist air emitted by its occupants to condense. When it's very coldbelow ten degreesit's entirely possible for a layer of frost to form over much of the tent's interior, especially when conditions are very still.
So ways to minimize condensation in your tent? One is to adjust doors and windows so that cold air can come in from the lower portion of the tent, and warm air can escape from the upper part. Another is to pitch the tent so its doors and windows catch any breeze, venting out moist air. And, it never hurts to pack a small camp towel, so you can do a little swabbing up in the morning if needs be.
Sweet dreams! And please applaud my restraint in not rising to your bait.
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