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Re: Camp Shots

Post by rightstar76 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:03 am

WD, perfect campsite, perfect weather. Beautiful picture! :)








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Post by Wandering Daisy » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:42 am

Not quite "perfect" since it is technically "illegal". Here are other "perfectly illegal" campsites. In these cases when I do not meet the distance rule from water, I am very careful to do all potentially polluting activities at the 200-foot limit. I only stay one night at these kind of campsites and only when solo to reduce impact. Ionian Basin is another place where finding ANY campsite is challenging.
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Re: Camp Shots

Post by Harlen » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:59 pm

WD, that's a super nice camp under Scylla! Here's a favorite from this past April. NW end of the Mendel-Darwin Crest.

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My first try with the spartan "Betalight." Worked well, weighs nothing.


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All the comforts of "snhome."
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Re: Camp Shots

Post by fishmonger » Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:46 pm

Somewhat off trail below Darwin Bench. Found me a nice spot for the night

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by rayfound » Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:01 am

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Jackstraw Springs Camp - San Gorgonio Wilderness

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by Wandering Daisy » Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:51 am

The old tent gave up the ghost this year! Here are photos of camping in my newest tent, the Tarptent Notch.
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And here is an oldie- Me cooking (in my wool long johns) before we had camp stoves! Or tents -that is an old fashioned tarp in the background.
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Re: Camp Shots

Post by rlown » Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:53 am

How's your notch working out?

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Post by Wandering Daisy » Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:07 pm

It took a lot of practice and experimenting to set it up quickly. Like all non-free standing tents, if you pop a critical stake, it falls down; so I took 10 stakes with me this summer. I will take 6 in the future now that I have the set-up figured out. Being a trekking pole tent, I am VERY careful not to do something stupid like leave trekking poles at a rest stop! It did great in heavy rain and wind. No condensation problems like my old Moment because there are two doors. The no-zipper fly so far has not been a problem- it closes up pretty tight with the Velcro. I still prefer a free-standing tent, but am willing to give up some convenience for less weight. The door openings are fairly small, so I think big guys would have some difficulties, but it is perfect for me.

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by Cross Country » Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:28 am

Dumbell Lakes 1993 my favorite trip. We were there a week or two after you.

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Re: Camp Shots

Post by LMBSGV » Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:35 pm

Trail Lakes, July 2019
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