Tag Archives: campsite selection

Tent at camp under night stars

After a hard day on the trail, sleep is an important part of your recovery and readiness for the next day. Poor sleep, even one night, can negatively impact your mental and physical performance. Even though most people don’t have a problem sleeping in the backcountry if you do, here are 10 tips to help you off to the land of Wynken, Blynken, and Nod! Plan your campsite location wisely. Look for the best campsite possible. Using designated…

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Gear Review: Nemo Veda 2P Trekking Pole Tent

This is part 3 of a 4 part series on campsite selection. I urge anyone, of any skill level to watch the series! YouTube Blurb: With a bit of forethought, you can find campsites that are relatively warm, dry, and free of biting insects, bears, and “mini bears.” These campsites are more conducive to a quality night of sleep and they enhance the backcountry experience. See all parts here.


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!