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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    So I am heading out to the woods for 4 days/3 nights next weekend along with a few friends. This will really be the first trip i have taken in a year that has been longer than a night due to caring for sick family members & being in the first year of my job doesnt give me much time to escape...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Does anyone rough it around Las Vegas? I see plenty of land owned by Bureau of Land Managment (BLM), what are the rules? What about around Lake Mead, do you have to camp at the campgrounds?
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hello All, (Just to provide a brief background so that you all can better advise me). I am in my mid twenties and live on the east coast. I've grown up hiking and camping. My dad took my brother and I on multiple trips a year growing where he taught us survival skills and general camping...
  4. Oregon
    Hey there, I'm new to Oregon, living in Eugene and wondering if there's anyone out there who'd want to go hunting with me this year? I don't really know the land, as I just got here a month ago, hoping maybe someone wouldn't mind some company if you're going out anyway. I can travel, and have...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'm assuming those who go camping, hiking, or hunting know a few things about four wheeling. I'll Be looking for my first off road vehicle shortly. And I'm interested in what YOU may know, for I most assuredly don't. My first thought is to get something that has a sound chassis and rebuild...
  6. Illinois
    Hey everyone! I am new to backpacking and am wondering, do any of you guys know of any overnight backpacking trails within an hour or two of Peoria? I have been looking all over the internet and just can't find any. I am thinking at least 6 or 7 miles. (campfire is necessary:)) Thanks!
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Since childhood in my grandmother's house, now 80 years old,and less and less time with her.I like camping, but has not been together with Grandma, this weekend I want to take my grandmother together, hope this trip can make Grandma happy
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    A few friends and I are planning a trip to the Arapaho National Forest in Colorado. There are tons of camp grounds available in the forest, but we're not sure whats right for us. We're looking for something with primitive camping available along with some hiking trails close by. Can anyone...
  9. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I have recently purchased the Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter Pro hammock. Big time newbie to hammock camping. This particular hammock is 10 ft long x 5 ft wide. So what size tarp do y'all recommend for this size hammock ? I have done some light research into the subject but wanted to hear what...
  10. Books, Movies & Stories
    Anybody else watching the Valley Uprising documentary on Discovery Channel? It's friggin awesome the stuff these climbers do!
  11. Minnesota
    I am trying to find some new places to dispersed camp in Minnesota. I know it is no fun to give away your favorite spots, but could anybody give me some general areas they go. We've camped on old logging roads in state forests, and it was a lot of fun (Savanah state forest). But are there other...
  12. California
    Just learned I have a free night next weekend and want to do an overnighter. Anyone know a good spot in the So Cal area. My main worry is sites might be taken at the first come-first serve spots. If anyone has a good suggestion it would be appreciated.
  13. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hey guys - Planning on doing a practice or dry run for a potential need to bug out of my city and get to our bug out location on foot. It's about 80 miles so I'm Cutting it in half and starting about halfway there. This will be a total of 41 miles through mostly private lands. Getting my gps...
  14. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Congaree, congaree, there ain't no place I'd rather be... OK my wife and I have a plan to go Acadia in June, but I can't wait that long for a major camping trip, we are going to hit a state park later this month, but I want to get down to Congaree in late march or early april. Anyone from the...
  15. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    So I decided to head out this weekend and do some desert camping and hiking. The area I was at was near 29 Palms and Joshua Tree National monument. Temp during the day was around 85 and at night it was in the mid to low 50's. Full moon at night so it was easier to see but less stars. The pics...
  16. Vendor Deals
    SunJack CampLight USB Bulb w/ On-Off Switch http://www.directive21.com/products/sunjack-camplight-usb-bulb/ This 4 Watt USB LED light is bright and ultra portable at just over 3.5 ounces. A fraction of the weight and size of traditional heavy lanterns, use it for camping, reading, or any task...
  17. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Anyone here have experience with Hewolf tents? I am looking for a new 2 person tent, was browsing ebay and amazon when I came across the hewolf brandname. 2 person tent Aluminum poles od green outside color About 18 inches long packed Around the $100 price range. There is one up for auction...
  18. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I live in AZ and I regularly get out to do camping/survival excursions. I highly prefer remote areas that are off the beaten path and have little if any traditional "weekend warrior camper" traffic. Do you know of any good areas for this? Preferably within a few hours of the Phoenix area...
  19. General Discussion
    On Friday August 29, 2014 I took my wife and 3 of my children camping at Watkins Mill State Park near Excelsior Springs, MO. We had two tents in our campsite, one for my wife and I and one for my children. Saturday had been a beautiful day of clear weather and mild temperatures. The children...
  20. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    There is a thread about "creepy stories in the woods" so I thought I'd start my own, and hope it takes off like the a fore mentioned thread. When I was 12 I was in a wilderness program "SUWS" School of urban wilderness survival, it was a treatment center for troubled kids. One day I was...
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