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Get Away, Damnit. (The Camping Thread)

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It's Gore Tex so "kind of".

I'm more concerned with it being windproof.

 

Also, I'll mainly be car-camping, my packing days are long dead, so weight is not so much of an issue.

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3 hours ago, Meplat said:

It's Gore Tex so "kind of".

I'm more concerned with it being windproof.

 

Also, I'll mainly be car-camping, my packing days are long dead, so weight is not so much of an issue.

It'll probably be just fine then. Is it a mummy bag? 

 

I can't lie, I have an issue with those. I need more feet room.

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19 hours ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

It'll probably be just fine then. Is it a mummy bag? 

 

I can't lie, I have an issue with those. I need more feet room.

Not as much as my old one was. It's got a larger foot-box.

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22 hours ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

 

 

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We got some snow today.

We had a trace of it here in Kentucky.

Some visiting relatives in the upstairs apartment were freaking out.  I said "It will be rainy and 40F by morning".

(I was off a bit, but the snow did fuck right off).

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5 hours ago, LoooSeR said:

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The first and sixth photo remind me of my childhood in Michigan.

 

In fact, a lot of Russia  looks like much of Michigan.  (or something like that).

 

 

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10 hours ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

Sounds like a load of bullshit to me as well, lest this snowflake decided to camp at an organized shoot.

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2 hours ago, Oedipus Wreckx-n-Effect said:

People actually use shit like that article to decide what they take camping?

FFS.

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On 4/21/2019 at 1:56 PM, LoooSeR said:

   Not exactly camping, but we were away from city. 

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Looks like Lake Michigan. Probably isin't.

 

Russians I've met "visit" Michigan , and then leave.  Poles seem to love it (and Czechs).

 

I admit I miss parts of my birthland, but Arizona had far better ranges, and Kentucky has absurdly better fishing and hunting.

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   14 km of walking in St.Petersburg with my friend through 3 islands. When we were getting to the end (subway station) we discovered that today local footbal team was playing. Thank god that sea of humans was exiting subway station instead of getting in.

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   Continue to walk around in our city, with friend. 

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   One of many emitters of Russian Propaganda.

 

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   Main source of Russian Propaganda Mind Control towers in St.Petersburg. Can't get up there without gravity gun, though.

 

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   Either this is secret bunker entrance, or Subway station entrance tonnel to Viborgskaya, not sure on which one.

 

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My appology for not proper camping but here's some photos from my hiking trips around Czechia (and a bit of Poland). Maybe an inspiration for someone. Czechia is probably the easiest country in the world for hiking. There is very dense, more than hundred years old, network of hiking paths which are well signed and also available on online maps. Since the country has pretty high population density you also can not hike too long without getting into some village or town and there are (nearly) no bears or wolfs to go after you. All in all no real advanture but a nice experience anyway. I do around 300 km of hiking per year depending on my free time and still have thousands left to do. All photos are from my phone, so the quality is corresponding. 

 

Here is just few of the photos. I don't want to flood this thread but if you are interested I can post a lot more or make a special thread. 

 

Sunrise on the Raná hill near Louny (some 60 km west of Prague)

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View from Sedlo mountain, north-western Bohemia near German border

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One of many ponds in southern Bohemia

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Potštejn castle, eastern Bohemia

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View from Srebrna Góra fortress towards the Czech border, Poland. What You can see is one of the forts of this absolutely massive fortress built by Frederick the Great after the war with Austria so that Laudon could never ever take Klodzko principality again. The fortress had around 220 guns and 4000 soldiers of the permanent crew and even Napolen didn't manage take it. Some say it's the biggest mountain fortress in Europe. 

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