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Campsite Regulations: The 200 Foot Rule

Fire Ring Containing Burnt Wood

I recently met a pair of new backpackers, Bill and Elena, and they asked me my opinion about the 200 foot rule. This is a  a backcountry camping rule in many federally regulated forests. Check your local regulations for specifics because they vary accross different federal and state jurisdictions. If you hike …

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Low Impact Stealth Camping

Stealth Camping in the White Mountains

If you’ve never heard the phrase “Stealth Camping.” I’m going to be posting a series of articles about how to do to it in a responsible, low impact manner over the new 3-4 weeks. I hope you’ll share your experiences, thoughts on the topic, and questions during that time. Stealth …

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