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Tenter Trash Tragedy

I went out for a walk a couple of days ago. (Yes, I do walk occasionally.) I went by a campsite that had until recently been occupied by a tenter for at least as long as I’ve been here. 192 more words

Daily Life

What Kind of Crystal Crane Traveler Are You?

There’s a distinct difference between first timers and seasoned visitors of Crystal Crane Hot Spring and Resort: seasoned travels are found leisurely soaking in the public pond during the wee hours of the morning, doing the backstroke through water like they are the king of the high desert, while newcomers hesitate to dip in their toes. 690 more words

Our Accomodations

Weekend Fun: Camping and Easter Edition

I had an awesome weekend: beach camping and Easter!

The beach! Gorgeous and sunny! But also so, so cold because it’s Northern(ish) California.

This is how I found my friend Amelia when our car got to the campsite. 283 more words


Orvis Hot Springs

1585 County Rd # 3 Ridgway, Colorado (970) 626-5324

Rest, Relax… Rejuvenate

  Orvis Hot Springs is a clothing optional natural hot springs resort that does not heat or treat our water in any way. 80 more words

Hot Springs

Camping in the Mojave Desert National Preserve

Kelso, California

During November we camped here for three days at the Hole-In-The-Wall campground (for information on other campgrounds, fees, etc. click here).

The campground here is a bit lower in elevation than Mid Hills campground (4,400 ft. 252 more words

Preparing for a Great Camping Trip

Suggestions to help plan and prepare for your family camping trip. Make a list of everything you want to take. Pick out a spot in the garage, house or other area and put everything you want to take in this area. 1,181 more words

Tent Camping

Black Rock Canyon Campground ~ The Family's First Camping Trip In Joshua Tree National Park

The kids got a fort building system for Christmas that ended up failing miserably. So from that failure evolved an impulse decision to take the kids on their first ever outdoor camping trip. 672 more words