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August 30, 2010

Camping For Everyone: “Primitive” Campers

Filed under: Camping — Tags: , — Simos @ 12:00 am
Not quite the setting for primitive camping!

Not quite the setting for primitive camping!
Photo by: Dave Hierbert (Stock Exchange)

In today’s conclusion to our Camping For Everyone series, we discuss “primitive” camping. While most of our posts on this theme have been for newcomers to tent camping, primitive camping is advanced; it literally means camping in the wilderness in an area that hasn’t been settled or prepared for it. Most primitive camping takes place in large national and state parks, but far from established camp grounds. Though primitive camping isn’t the same as going back to cave days, it does mean going “off the grid” and exercising serious camping skills. (Sorry, RV campers – most RV resorts and campgrounds don’t offer the primitive experience!) (more…)

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