Archive for the ‘Camping’ Category

How long would you stay here?

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

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  • Until I die!
  • For a very long time!
  • D…FOREVER!
  • a month
  • A week …
  • Arrive with joy, leave with pain in my hart…
  • Forever.
  • Out high I could stay a couple days, then I would need to go camping!
  • I would start with a week and go from there!
  • Forever!
  • A lifetime
  • The rest of my life.
  • more than c
  • I’d say realistically, until winter.
  • Forever
  • forever
  • C definetly C!
  • A long time….
  • (D) all the above
  • Weeks and Weeks.
  • Looks fairly 3 season to me.
  • two weeks
  • Gorgeous
  • a lifetime!
  • at least a week
  • A Week.
  • b
  • At least a week.
  • C, a I week or longer. Especially if it was in that spot, away from the all the craziness.
  • LOVE. IT!!!
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Inflate an Airbed without a pump

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Good trick?

 

 

Top Facebook Comments:

  • only works if your air mattress has a one way valve
  • It would be a huge pain without the valve. This is a good tip for cold weather camping and thermorest pads. You don’t want to breathe into them and introduce moisture into the insulation.
  • It would take ages
  • Just hook it up to your wife. Who needs another kind of big bag of air?
  • Nice trick. Good for when the batts die. If you absolutely need to use it. Personally I always end up on the ground anyways. Lol
  • only if youre not in survival mode.
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Camping Tricks

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Try any of these yet? http://www.answers.com/article/1181497/10-camping-tricks-that-will-make-your-head-spin?paramt=31&param4=fb-demo&param1=lifestyle&param2=23464811

 

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • Interesting!
  • Poke weed that is posoins .read up if I am wrong. .let me know .
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5 Billion star hotel!

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Any stars planned for your weekend?

 

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • We don’t get offered crises, they arrive.
  • i’m loving it. but no plans but we should get the boys together one night out in the big blue
  • yes
  • Lyzwa ‘Stars’
  • Love the 5 billion stas!!
  • I’m in for the 5 billion stars!!
  • I’m in for the five billion star hotel!!
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George goes camping

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Any tips for George based upon this image?

 

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • Don’t eat blue grass
  • Stop monkeying around
  • Have a good time.
  • Put pants on.
  • Do you have a ground cloth?
  • Catch that squirrel! Protein is important!
  • Should have bought a free standing tent
  • Kill the squirrel, a monkeys gotta eat
  • Gee how about splitting the rope into and staking on all 4 corners of the tent
  • Curious George and the electric fence. Curious George visits the alligator preserve.
  • Make tea with the flower
  • get paracord or call u for a bug out bag or tent information
  • Nope…he has everything !! A shelter…BBQ squirel and flower salad…All is OK !!
  • never let a monkey pitch your tent.
  • Put shoes on for working and walking around, hazards abound!
  • Quit monkeying around! It’s getting dark.
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Winter Camping?

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Winter is almost here. Do you go winter camping and why?

 

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • no skeeters!
  • Yes and because no one else will be there lol
  • Going camping 11/7-11/9. We go in the winter because nobody else does.
  • Yes , because nature has 4 seasons ❄
  • Camp fires, warm drinks, hearty soups, less bugs, less people, cooler weather let’s me hike farther…
  • Who would do such crazy chit….?
  • No bugs
  • Yes – I love waking up to fresh snow and a warm fire
  • No bugs and less people.
  • I have done many winter camps from using nylon and canvas tents and a tepee. With proper planning it is a blast!
  • I plan to this year. Proper gear is essential though. Don’t try sleeping in 18 degrees in a “30 degree” bag. Trust me.
  • What are some good tips for staying warm?
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Camping trips

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • Could have chosen a better photo for this one, folks, as I’m pretty sure this is NOT a recreational situation, but rather a representation of a bleaker time in history.
  • Wouldn’t have it any other way!!!!
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Where would you set up came?

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Where would you set up camp and why?

 

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • I would probably set up in a cave along the side. Top to cold and exposed, bottom is open to flash flooding and animals…
  • Looks like you’re standing in my camp now.
  • NE PA because the police will never find me there.
  • Lower right , if there’s a safe way down. Green means a chance of water. And you want off the top out of the weather.
  • At the holiday inn, because I hate bugs
  • why are you on a camping survival site??? Just curious
  • Not on the edge and not down inside the valley. Would have to keep the high ground. Boulders falling from the side would elimate a cave for me not to mention flash floods coming down the walls.
  • as close to a water source as possible. because water !
  • I would prefer a better look around first, but based just on the photo above, which doesen’t indicate a safe way down, I would try to find a big rock close to where the pic was taken to build my shelter against and to reflect heat from the fire.
  • Wow can’t say …it’s all soo beautiful
  • In a large hole in the canyon wall. I could see enemy coming, protected from the elements, wouldn’t be flooded in case of rain and I would be able to climb up and out if need be.
  • In that hole to the right. Ben covered the why fairly well.
  • To teach the Scouts how to camp there safely!
  • Probably really close to where I stood to take this picture
  • depends on my motivation for being there……set camp as close to wall as possible to offer wind and falling rock protection, while allowing me to reach water that could be located at the bottom….most likely along the western side, to take advantage of the rising sun………but without any motivation, I would say as close to the nearest road as possible…..
  • Anywhere i can roll out my swag
  • Right there is just fine.
  • looks about right there…
  • Lower to the right. Near water–see the green stuff! Also in front of what ever u can get in front of due to falling rocks. Also trees/bushes for a fire to stay warm and cook and leave one or to emergency exit routes.
  • So, Camping Survival, do we get to hear your answer?
  • 100 yards from the edge
  • No where it’s boxed in
  • Up on the Mesa where the sun shines.
  • probably doesn’t matter, it doesn’t look like there’s any evidence of frequent flooding. I’d probably set up camp in the basin.
  • Half way up the northern slope, it’s a box canyon so no flooding from a far off storm, if there is water you wouldn’t be too far from it, snakes would most likely be in the rock ledges (which would also help protect against rock falls) cliff would shield you from winds and smoke would either head towards or away from mouth of canyon.
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Glow sticks on tent pegs

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Try this yet?

 

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • Never drink a glowing beer !
  • Great Legs !!
  • I just put the tent away from where I will be walking.
  • wasteful
  • Finally!!
  • What is that in there? Light stick?
  • That’s about all Mike’s is good for lol
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Doing Camping wrong

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • *You’re* doing it wrong.
  • Just because you’re wasted and your head is on fire, there’s no excuse for poor grammar.
  • This is gonna be one of us next time. Haha. Luis Hernandez Lorenzo Hernandez Alexis Hernandez Christopher Gonzales Arnold Cadena Stephen Valenzuela Bryan Meza.
  • learning to spell is fundamental… It’s grammAr, not grammEr… And people wonder why the country is falling apart…
  • Grammar and spelling. “You’re” doing it “wrong”
  • Dumb people make good firewood…
  • That’s going to leave a mark!
  • Yeah well at least I never fell in the fire not to say i didn’t grab a stick that was on fire!
  • Haha that’s a good night of camping Santino DiLillo…know you’ve been there a time or two..lol
  • What goes in the fire stays in the fire.
  • Lmao
  • Hey Dave, pull the stick out of your butt, Mr. Grammer Police……NOT!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Why does someone always fall in fire ?
  • omg!!! i bet that hurt… gezzzzz…
  • Still have the scars on my head from way back.
  • And it all ended with ‘hold my beer I got this’
  • wtf is worng is it like Glamping but you are on fire ?
  • Hot headed.
  • I hate when this happens
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Emergency blanket over tent

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Ever try this?

 

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • Yep
  • Or reflect it back to ur tent on those cold days
  • I place one between the tent and the rain cover to reflect daytime heat and keep the tent warm at night, not to mention sunrise isn’t too early .
  • Put them inside, pointing down, during winter and any tent can be heated with a “tea light” candle!
  • I have put a couple on the inside to try and keep our body heat in
  • A little late to post now
  • yes,
  • your tent warranty, does not cover damage by the suns UV rays. I use a 16 x 20′ tarp over my 8 1/2 x 10 1/4′ tent.
  • Securing it is the tricky part!
  • nope, but it sounds like a good idea
  • Nope, but it sounds like a great idea.
  • I ‘ve done!!….it better under the tent cover so it doesn’t fly away in the wind….then you can use a couple tarps over that!
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Nice Camper?

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Nice set up? Stole this pic from our friends at Rural Spin.

 

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • Nice Teardrop
  • I need this!!!
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The Original “Bottled Water”

Friday, July 25th, 2014

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • Still have the 1 gal red one and half gal avacado green one. Use them all the time….with dixie cups.
  • We had a few of these when I was a kid. They both survived a roll over car accident when I was 11 years old. As did our trusty metal Coleman cooler. Most importantly, my whole family survived as well! But a testament to the quality of the old Coleman gear!
  • Mine was red and white.
  • I used an old army canteen.
  • I remember having one of these, I bet my Farher-In Law had one of the desert ones.
  • Got one hanging in garage.
  • Do they still make these??
  • That would be nice I like this one.
  • I just looked up Coleman water coolers, they still make them but they are all plastic now, not part plastic and part metal.
  • We still have a green and white one – my husband uses it when he works in the yard (just insert a small size bottle full of frozen water……….) some things just last and last.
  • Still have ours.

 

 

 

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Forget Anything For Your Holiday Camping Trip?

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

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Tent Tip – Keep the Bugs Out!

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

When it’s breezy, mosquitoes will congregate on the lee side of objects to avoid being blown away. So pitch your tent door into the breeze. You’ll be able to enter without bringing the swarm in with you.

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Top Facebook Comments:

  • Common sense but I probably never would have thought about it. A good thing to remember
  • And you can get better ventilation if you need it!
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