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Old 08-31-2007, 07:38 AM
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I Paint

I took up watercolor painting. I've actually gotten to where I take my kit with me backpacking, too. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-22-2008, 08:55 PM
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kreate kreate is offline
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Backpack: an old madden 2400ci pack I bought for 20 dollars at the gear store across the steret from REI.
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I like to bring the GPS and find any local geocaches. i try to car camp by a stream where I can do NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-26-2008, 09:38 AM
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I haven't been car camping in years but drinking heavily was usually the main activity.
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Old 03-04-2008, 06:25 PM
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I am mostly using car camping as a way to acclimate my wife to the outdoors. It is the springboard NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-05-2008, 04:38 PM
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Definitely lots of reading and sketching.

But my favorite downtime activity when campi NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-06-2008, 03:44 PM
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We like to play games, read, and sit in big and comfy camp chairs. Stuff you don't generally carry NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:56 PM
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I like the nap thing but I've been known to take that on a backpacking trip too. One thing that we a NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 04-05-2008, 10:24 AM
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If I am backpacking, my afternoon downtime activities depend on how rough or long the day was. If I NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 05-12-2010, 05:58 PM
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This thread brings back a lot of good memories.

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Old 05-16-2010, 02:53 PM
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AlanBaljeu AlanBaljeu is offline
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Hmm, I think hiking is an outstanding downtime activity, when car camping. Swimming if it's too hot NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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