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Old 02-07-2013, 09:12 PM
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Hike-in Camping - Bivouac Style

How often, if ever, do you hike into the wilderness a little ways to camp - in what could be termed bivouac style?

This is unlike car camping, as it's generally defined, and not typical backpacking in which one journeys over many miles setting up nightly camps. Rather, it's specifically hiking in, with backpacking gear, a mile or so just to camp -- with the emphasis on the camping not the hiking.

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Old 02-08-2013, 12:56 PM
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My first backpacking expedition with my grandson was done that way. He had just turned four and I wa NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-09-2013, 06:37 PM
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At least once a month, in the winter.... I heard someone describe winter camping as when he switche NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:05 PM
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:21 PM
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I haven't done it much. I did it more often when I first started packing, and I did this style of c NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-09-2013, 09:09 PM
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There are occasions in the winter when I'll do this style of camping.

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Old 02-15-2013, 02:59 PM
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This is how I tend to do most of my camping. I just pick a spot on a map then go there and make cam NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:11 PM
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I've done this quite a bit. I like to do it to try out new gear, especially in inclimate weather. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:06 PM
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For me, its pretty much all about camping somewhere for at least a week.

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Old 03-19-2013, 07:34 AM
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Setting up a walk-in base camp, day/overnight hiking out from there and then moving the base camp, o NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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