Protect your tent from possible damage from stones and other items that may have been left on your camping pitch.
When you reach your campsite pitch take out your footprint and place it on the ground. You get the chance to adjust the footprint to ensure you have enough room for your car and the tent guylines. When your happy peg the footprint to the floor and pitch your tent on top.
The footprint reduces the risk of damage and abrasion from stones and other objects that may have been left on your pitch. The footprint also keeps your tent clean and mud free. When it is time to pack up your tent the footprint can be packed into the compact storage bag for easy transportation.