Category Archives: Camping Tips

A Night On Mars: My Camping Trip to Canyonlands National Park in Utah

‎”If my decomposing carcass helps nourish the roots of a juniper tree or the wings of a vulture–that is immortality enough for me. And as much as anyone deserves.” — Edward Abbey Oh yes, Ed, sing that sweet gospel of desert life. Let it whisper through your prose like sand blowing gently across the brush. […]

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Camping in the Wenatchee Forest: My Weekend Exploring Washington

You don’t have to scour too hard to find a sublime camping spot on the outskirts of Seattle. The city lies within a few hours of a slew of top-tier camping locales, such as Mount Rainier, the San Juan Islands and the Lower Cascades. After visiting for a conference last week, I borrowed a car […]

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Are you and your significant other camping compatible?

The Detroit Free Press ran an article last week entitled, “Incompatible camping couples find way to keep peace” about couples who don’t share a love for the great outdoors.  Such a disharmony in outdoor values can be tricky to navigate in a marriage, especially if your husband happens to be an avid outdoorsman, as the […]