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Campfire of in the wilderness

Traditions. They’re essential to our existence. The definition itself says it, “continued survival” and “a way of living”. If you’re like us, you’ve got tons of backcountry traditions. Some may be formal or some not. I’m sure you can think of many. I got to thinking about it when I replied to a tweet from REI. Q2: What are your favorite campfire traditions? #LetsCamp pic.twitter.com/YP6tTkCVwI — REI (@REI) September 27, 2016 Playing Himalaya (card game)……

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Alright, who doesn’t like a campfire with some S’mores?  It’s a tradition that’s spanned generations. Years ago we had a BBQ at our home here in the Catskill Mountains and my brother-in-law had never made an S’mores! Poor guy. So we taught him. See it here. That day the S’more was not too healthy, so today let’s get to it and up the nutrient value on the great old S’mores. A typical S’mores consists of  graham…

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Please note changes in access and rules for hiking and camping in the Adirondacks and Catskills during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please act responsibly during this stressful period. Please read the DEC info carefully. Read more here!