Travel Blogs from Camp, United States

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Days 78 to 80: Yosemite National Park, Fish Camp, United States travel blog

Days 78 to 80: Yosemite National Park

A travel blog entry by jason_m_smith

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Our visit to Death Valley concluded we started out on the long drive to Yosemite National Park.  After a couple of short stops we entered the park via the Tioga pass which runs across the top area of the park from west to east.  We were very ...

D18: Lunch Lady Mush, Camp, United States travel blog

D18: Lunch Lady Mush

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... cross in order to get to camp. The previous teams had found a bridge made of logs that past mountain men had constructed. Our camp was at the site of a common horsepacking camp, so people stayed at the site pretty frequently. With our debrief done at ...

A Day for me at Camp Green Lane, Camp Green Lane, United States travel blog

A Day for me at Camp Green Lane

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... Lane was for me in 2006. I would wake up around 7.00am and then would go for a 30 minute run, I'd run 15 minutes out of camp and then turn around and run back, then I would swim anywhere from 6-10 lengths of the swimming pool. Then I have a shower at ...

George Is In The Garden, English Camp, San Juan Island, United States travel blog

George Is In The Garden

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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... years it took, on a twelve-mile island, to sort it out. British or American? Who did the island belong to? English Camp was fancied up, fancy gardens, fancy houses, fance dress balls. The garden has been recreated, right down to the garden snake named ...

Another Day at Camp Green Lane, Camp Green Lane, United States travel blog

Another Day at Camp Green Lane

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... things we did at Camp over the 50 days were Battle of the Sexes, Canerval Day, and the Dances. Battle of the Sexes!!! Was a day in camp of fun sports and activities, and yes it's BOYS vs GIRLS, for my boys we did the a toilet paper race, and a kick ...

giant trees are my friend :D, mariposa grove, United States travel blog

giant trees are my friend :D

A travel blog entry by lucyholliday

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... had a look around, We’d missed the last train of the day by an hour so that was disappointing but oh well. We went back to camp and cooked the rest of the pasta and sauce so that it didn’t go off (since you’re meant to refrigerate after ...

Camp Green Lane 2006, Camp Green Lane, United States travel blog

Camp Green Lane 2006

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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This page is to clean up all my Photos from Camp, and for all the good friends I made at Camp Green Lane 2006. ...

D9: A Concert in the Wilderness, Camp, United States travel blog

D9: A Concert in the Wilderness

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... where we stood. Quite cool. Fun fact about the Thorofare: It is furthest away from a road than any place in the Lower 48 states. So we were in as remote of a place as you can possible get in America outside of Alaska. Crazy cool. The untouched scenery ...

Colour War 2006, Camp Green Lane, United States travel blog

Colour War 2006

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... whole camp finally heard the three big boom's we all run to Basketball court one and then saw 150 Harley Daversons ride into camp and the four captains for Colour War 2006. After all the introductions of the two teams which this year were Green Jungle ...

D29: Last Night in the Wilderness, Camp, United States travel blog

D29: Last Night in the Wilderness

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... , frybake filling mix of cocoa, brown sugar, apple cider, Perky's, and oats. Scrumptious. Dessert was a fitting final breakfast. We departed camp at 8:05 AM. The pace was faster than any pace we'd previously made in during trip. Part of that was because ...

Taking Another Step Back in Time, Montezuma Castle, United States travel blog

Taking Another Step Back in Time

A travel blog entry by ambs55

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After leaving Grand Canyon, we embarked on a three day local history lesson. The lesson began at Sunset Crater, a volcano that exploded only 1000 years ago and drove a lot of the migration that led to the various Indian cliff dwellings dotted around ...

Last Day in Atlantic City - Back to camp, Camp Green Lane, United States travel blog

Last Day in Atlantic City - Back to camp

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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After a very long two days of fun and excitement, it was time to head back to Camp Green Lane and reality, I woke everyone up with a 8.00am wake-up call and I paid the Hotel which was $989.00 for the total of 4 rooms and 2 nights each room, which worked ...

D22: 8 Miles & The Shoshone Plateau, Camp, United States travel blog

D22: 8 Miles & The Shoshone Plateau

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... for a mix-up :). We had counted out our 70 paces from water to kitchen, and a successive 100 paces from kitchen to camp. Unbeknownst to us, the river sharply curved in towards our kitchen, meaning that we were only 40 paces from the water. Figures :). ...

D28 - ISGE D3 - Pushing, Party, and Pizza!, Camp, United States travel blog

D28 - ISGE D3 - Pushing, Party, and Pizza!

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... normal hike with good conversation. Everyone was mutedly excited about what the next 48 hours would bring. With expert swiftness, we found camp and kitchen. Then came the meal for which we'd been planning and waiting for three days: Pizza! The only ...

D24: To Use the Toilet or Not?...and The Star, Camp, United States travel blog

D24: To Use the Toilet or Not?...and The Star

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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For what felt like the 10th time on the trip, we ate hash browns and cheese for breakfast, and they just kept getting better. Instead of hydrating them before putting them on the frybake, people began cooking them dry whilst gradually adding water. This ...

D17: Marston Pass and Traversing Snow in August, Camp, United States travel blog

D17: Marston Pass and Traversing Snow in August

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... the first and only time on the trip, to miss our X. Though we didn't know until we took our packs off and scouted camp/kitchen, we were actually about 1/4 mile east of where we were supposed to be. The instructors understood our mishap (they were letting ...

D15: Over the Mountain and Through the Saddle, Camp, United States travel blog

D15: Over the Mountain and Through the Saddle

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... and on small rock protrusions with a 45-pound pack on is quite a blast. After another long descent, we finally made it into camp around 6 PM, ending a very, very long day. Hiking in a group of 18 proved a tougher challenge than I think anyone expected, ...

Superlatives Continued, Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Park, United States travel blog

Superlatives Continued

A travel blog entry by lisaontheroad

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As our trip progressed, each of the three of us seemed to gravitate to some or other role, complete with its set of daily activities. I was chauffeur and fire starter. Mom was the hook-up and generator guru. Oh and occasional bartender although, given ...

Mile 265.8: Camp Hill, Camp Hill, United States travel blog

Mile 265.8: Camp Hill

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

Mile 265.8 3/6 10:06 40 degrees F After talking with someone over the phone, I came to a conclusion that perhaps the "structured randomness" of the journey is not spontaneous at all - only my original decision to partake in the journey was ...

D3: Getting Elevation Started!...Oh Hey Mr. Bee, Camp, United States travel blog

D3: Getting Elevation Started!...Oh Hey Mr. Bee

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... of sunscreen for 30 days. Brilliant! Therefore, my arms would have to make do with merely polyester protection. Woohoo! We departed camp at 1:30, crossing the Pacific Creek River and heading Northeast. Before crossing, we got an official class on river ...

D5: Layover Day!, Camp, United States travel blog

D5: Layover Day!

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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Due to the intensity of the prior day's hike and the necessity of getting some classes completed, we got to enjoy a layover day at Enos Lake, which meant no heavy backpacks and sleeping in. Schweetness! I awoke at 8 AM on this morning, one of the later ...

D11: Wilderness Funk and Mac and Cheese, Part Deux, Camp, United States travel blog

D11: Wilderness Funk and Mac and Cheese, Part Deux

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... . Just a comedy of errors in the day. When we did finally cross the river, it took us about 30 minutes to find suitable camp and kitchen, and what a glorious feeling it was. By 8, I was cooking mac and cheese for the second straight night. It's quick and ...

D23: Many People Before, Many People After, Camp, United States travel blog

D23: Many People Before, Many People After

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... ways. The sun was spectacular as well, shadowing various cuts in the rock at different times with its enduring fluidity. Once we got to camp, Theo and I raced over to set up the tent before class began. In the process, we heard thunder, and raced to get ...

D16: The Longest Day, Camp, United States travel blog

D16: The Longest Day

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... finally arrived after 9 hours on the trail! There is very little better in the wilderness world than the feeling of dropping packs at camp, knowing that the work for the day is done and that a scrumptious meal awaits. Because of the long hike, the first ...

D2: Hike #1 and some Teton Scenery, Camp, United States travel blog

D2: Hike #1 and some Teton Scenery

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... Lord of the Rings, with the imposing way in which it ruled the skyline from tens of miles away. The instructors agreed with our camp selection and once the other two groups got to the X, we proceeded to set up camp. Before they got there, we conducted a ...

D21: Pierpont Pass & an old Native Stompin' Ground, Camp, United States travel blog

D21: Pierpont Pass & an old Native Stompin' Ground

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... said that a good group of people all focused on a common goal makes a leader's job very easy. The first team that scouted camp found a ton of arrowheads and rocks used to make them. They also found what appeared to be a circular man-made Native ...

D4: 8 Miles, Lightning, and Poop Swamp Oh My!, Camp, United States travel blog

D4: 8 Miles, Lightning, and Poop Swamp Oh My!

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... was set up across a small stream, over which we walked by utilizing a big downed tree. The view was incredible from both camp and kitchen, overlooking a pristine lake that acted as a mirror for all of its surroundings. We wound down the day with a ...

Returning to Camp Green Lane, Camp Green Lane, United States travel blog

Returning to Camp Green Lane

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... pant's, then jumped on the 12.55pm train back to Lansdale Station arriving at 2.00pm, where we got back on the bus and return to camp. We were all home early so we all went to the pool or play touch rugby until 5.00pm (check in time) the had dinner and ...

D12-13:Giving the Middle Finger to Wilderness Funk, Camp, United States travel blog

D12-13:Giving the Middle Finger to Wilderness Funk

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... finding the valley, giving us a total of about 4-5 miles in about 4 hours. Nice easy day. After our debrief and scouting for camp, the Wilderness Funk returned to give me one more blast of terrible shivers: That I still hadn't found what I was looking for ...

D8: Yellowstone Point...Oh the Majesty, Camp, United States travel blog

D8: Yellowstone Point...Oh the Majesty

A travel blog entry by bnthms88

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... a general sense of "Where the hell are we? Get us to a trail dude!", we found a game trail that brought us back down to camp. Woohoo! The day ended meekly, with a good dinner heartily consumed by tired boys and girls, ready to get to sleep and conquer the ...

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