A Few Insightful Things People Should know when camping…

 


A hot rock placed in your sleeping bag will keep your feet warm. A hot enchilada works almost as well, but the cheese sticks between your toes.

You’ll never be lost if you remember that moss always grows on the north side of your compass.

Get even with a bear who has raided your food bag by kicking his favorite stump apart and eating all the ants.

The best backpacks are named for national parks or mountain ranges. Steer clear of those named for landfills.

While the Swiss Army Knife has been popular for years, the Swiss Navy Knife has remained largely unheralded. Its single blade functions as a tiny canoe paddle.

Modern rain suits made of fabrics that “breathe” enable campers to stay dry in a downpour. Rain suits that sneeze, cough and belch, however, have been proven to add absolutely nothing to the wilderness experience.

When using a public campground, a tuba placed on your picnic table will keep the campsites on either side vacant.

Lint from your navel makes a handy fire starter. Warning: Remove lint from navel before applying the match.

You can duplicate the warmth of a down-filled bedroll by climbing into a plastic garbage bag with several geese.

Take this simple test to see if you qualify for solo camping. Shine a flashlight into one ear. If the beam shines out the other ear, do not go into the woods alone.

In an emergency, a drawstring from a parka hood can be used to strangle a snoring tent mate

In emergency situations, you can survive in the wilderness by shooting small game with a slingshot made from the elastic waistband of your underwear.


The sight of a bald eagle has thrilled campers for generations. The sight of a bald man, however, does absolutely nothing for the eagle.

It’s entirely possible to spend your whole vacation on a winding mountain road behind a large motor home.

Bear bells provide an element of safety for hikers in grizzly country. The tricky part is getting them on the bears




 

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  1. NonameKelly says:

    That was fun.

    Do you think the parka drawstring trick would work on my roomate?

    I think her being obnoxious is an emergency.

    Love!

  2. Interesting stuff call me tomorrow. I heard something today. ttyl.

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