I need to go camping

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  1. BigRedRage

    BigRedRage Reckless Contributor

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    yeah

    I worked and hung at home. No more holiday camping for me!
     
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    Hollywood is part black.

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    Now more then ever you need contingency plans. I used to have 1 back up spot. Now I have at least 2 and holiday camping is something I try to avoid. I would rather take a day or two off work for a long weekend trip. Except for the place that I have been to a couple times and from what I can tell is never crowded.

    BTW, this is part of what is fueling my desire to go backpacking. I figure on foot you can go where even cars can't. I might be wrong though. Maybe the foot traffic on the trails is even worst. But at least I wont have ATVs tearing down the road by my camp.
     
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    in my experience, it makes a huge difference. Most people will drive to the closest spot and stop so the further you drive, the better and if you have to get out and hike a long way, even better.
     
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    LVG Your Friendly Neighborhood P&R Mod Contributor

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    I think it all depends on the trail. Some trails, from what I've heard, are busy and require permits. Most aren't / don't, and I agree with BRR - the farther you get off the beaten path, the less likely it will be crowded.
     
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    https://ktar.com/story/2734554/maricopa-county-parks-bring-back-bogo-camping-promotion/
     
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    lol

    paying to camp in the desert

    I get it when it is at a place you cannot go to otherwise that has a beautiful water oasis or something (supai).
     
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    I don't camp. I just saw it and thought someone might be interested.

    *Puckhead is not responsible for the value of the content in the article.
     
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    For sure, just being the peanut gallery :)

    You should camp! lol
     
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    Next up: Probably Mt. Charleston on October 12th.
     
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    That is on my to-do list.
     

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