Desert

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Camping Nevada in Winter: Don’t Just Say It, Do It

I was a Martial Arts Instructor. As such, we tried to keep our students interested in this activity through participation in various events. Almost every month we had movie nights or contests. Our fearless owner even suggested a camping trip. He suggested we go on a camping trip to the Valley of Fire, Nevada in October. This gave us until the end of the year to plan this camping event. Thus, our t

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Camping Ayers Rock, Australia: The Coldest Night of my Life!

There are many benefits to camping that makes it appealing to both young and old. Not only is it an affordable way to travel and visit new places,but  there are some places of such true, natural beauty, where only camping will do! No other way can you experience the wonders of this planet and the unique bond that man has with nature. A romantic view I know, but for me  - and my slightly less ent

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Hiking Las Vegas: Leave the Buffets and Blackjack and Head for the Hills!

Las Vegas is known for its bustling “Strip,” perhaps the most famous (and infamous) swath of hotels, casinos and bars in the world. The glitz, glam and grit of Vegas are intriguing and exciting, and there are endless round-the-clock opportunities for tourists to indulge and explore. When you stay at a Las Vegas hotel, your experience can be an action-filled adventure. When the sights and sound

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How to Choose a Sleeping Bag

CampTrip is happy to present to you a complete guide on how to choose a sleeping bag! How did the brilliantly simple product "the sleeping bag" ever get so complex? Now a days when you look to buy a sleeping bag you need to know what features you are looking for in a sleeping bag. Features? I thought it was a bag to sleep in? Well yes, but there is more to a sleeping bag then you may think.

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Tips for Desert Camping and Hiking in the Southwest Desert USA

Camping in the deserts of the southwest USA can be a unique and rewarding experience. The stark beauty of red rock mesas and mysterious hoodoos is enchanting. But the harsh climate and terrain that defines a desert requires a few adaptations when camping. Here are my tips for desert camping and hiking. Water is Life Several years ago a Scottish Scout troop came to Arizona, and as their American

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Camping in Oman

I was ten - just a kid by most standards - and had spent five hours in the old four-by-four the day before. So, you’re wondering where I was. I wasn’t sure myself. All I could see was a beach and the sea. An Unfamiliar Land: Camping Oman It had been a bit like a roller-coaster the day before, flying through the rough and unpaved wadis (dried up river beds) of the Arabian peninsula. In the ba

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Camping in the Atacama Desert, Chile: Outside the Tent

They tell you there’s nothing like the great outdoors: the wild and the beautiful, the remote and the other-worldly. Being under canvas, cooking over an open fire; sharing the environment, respecting and understanding the earth. All of this gives you a sense of coming together - to be one - with nature. But I have camped in a place where I realised the exact opposite, and in that realisation, I

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