2014 January

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In The Rain

I am not a camping person. That is not surprising seeing that I am much closer now to senility than I am to adolescence. The trouble is, I never was a camping person. That however, did not deter me from joining a group of 'friends' who were attending a Fleadh Cheoil in Gorey, Co. Wexford at a time when I had as much money as sense -which was none of either! We arrived in the town on a wet, clam

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Tips for Lightweight Camping

I recently completed a four day solo camping trip in Finnish Lapland, just north of the Arctic Circle. My complete outfit weighed twenty-nine pounds. I know there are ultralight campers who carry even less, but in my experience, most people take far too much and there really is no need to. Here are some tips for lightweight camping which come from my own personal experience. Get a modern tent.

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13Jan2014
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Camp Glam

Girls (and boys!) we all know how important it is to look your best, so here is a guide on how to keep up appearances on your camp trip and make the most of the facilities available whether you’re wild camping or on a campsite. Hair Wild camping:  In hot weather our hair can become a nightmare to manage at the best of times: Dry shampoo will save you from greasy hair when there are no showers

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05Jan2014
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CampTrip 2013 Winners Announced!

Finally the wait is over! CampTrip's third writing contest has received 100 entries! Here are the CampTrip contest winners announced! Thank you to all the contestants who entered the CampTrip writing contest! CampTrip.com is a camping site made for campers by campers - so you make it what it is. Even though this is only the beginning, this website is slowly taking shape. We want to thank everyo

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