Tag Archives: Winter Camping Skills

Devil's Acres lean-to

In New York’s Catskill and Adirondack park camping in a lean-to can be a great experience. I’ve had some of my best experiences camping in these shelters. Meeting new people, seeing wildlife, the freedom of not pitching my tent, the warmth of the fire in the shelter, and the sense of history as some of these shelters have been around since the early 1900’s. It has its roots in days before tents were used and…

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Campfire

I had to laugh. I wondered if the music at the start had something to do with how easy it was to start the fire. But really, great video on a subject that’s not well taught (or taught at all). This is a well done tutorial watch it until the end for the “out-takes”. Related searches: How to start a fire in the snow Starting a fire under adverse weather How to make a fire…

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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!

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