I Love Camping

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    Is the reason behind my name.

    I went camping with a couple of girlfriends once. It was so scary, we didn't have a strong man there to protect us, plus it decided to rain that night. We all went into my friend Lauren's tent and cuddled all night in out tank tops and panties. The next morning we went...
    campingonmars campingonmars
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 1, 2014

    This was always a massive part of my childhood.

    Dad would drive the family somewhere or hire a boat so we could explore the islands around Troms. Mum would pack food. It was simpler and less challenging but such a magical experience then I could ever recreate now. Because as lucky as I was to grow up in a beautiful part of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2015

    Especially at a secluded lake

    where we can truly be 1 with nature. The quiet solitude and freedom to be our carnal selves.
    Destined4Mischeif Destined4Mischeif
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Nov 3, 2015

    But not in a camp ground with electricity

    and amenities. In the middle of the forest where the only access is by quad or foot....that's where it's at
    canadianfarmer canadianfarmer
    36-40, M
    Dec 9, 2015

    I wake early before sunrise.

    Stoke up the fire and out on the camp pot. We have a coffee maker in the camper,but something about the smell of the camp pot . Sipping that 1st cup as the sun rises. Not thinking of anything particular,just absorbing and being at peace with nature.
    GreenBlueEyes GreenBlueEyes
    46-50
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2014
    NudiSuzie2 NudiSuzie2
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Jun 20, 2015

    If you only look at my profile image

    and read a little bit of my experiences you never know that this is a huge passion regardless of the flavor it comes in!
    JoanieNewHampshire JoanieNewHampshire
    61-65, T
    4 Responses Feb 7

    Nothing Better

    It is always a great time, getting the family together to go out an a camping trip. Just enjoying the world be live on and enjoying each others company. I really feel it grows a family bond that you just can't get out of most things.
    MomsCoffee MomsCoffee
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2013

    I am looking forward to fall here in North TX.

    The weather starts to cool off. Makes sleeping double in a sleeping bag more comfortable.
    Fatherofthedaughter Fatherofthedaughter
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 9, 2015

    My latest trip: Platte Plains,

    Empire MI. https://youtu.be/dTtwiS6c5pE
    AlisynWonderland AlisynWonderland
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 3

    I love, love fishing,

    hunting, and shooting and cutting things, I like to go camping this summer..... I'm planning on visiting my grandfather's trapline this year.....
    Sunshineh13 Sunshineh13
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 13, 2015

    I'm more than just camping right now.

    I'm literally living in a tent. I want a house/flat etc to live in but to me this is perfect. I'm a woodland child that loves the cold (I thrive in cold temperatures but everyone has there limits). personal life issues (no family no friends) have made me live in a tent but I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 2, 2015

    I am leaving work tomorrow at noon

    and headed out to a little camp ground about an hour from the house. First time to go camping in many years. Weather should be great. Can't wait.
    Fatherofthedaughter Fatherofthedaughter
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 24, 2015

    I just got back from two weeks of camping.

    I enjoyed my down time away from work. It is nice to be in nature and relax. I spent the first week with my uncle and the second week with my dad.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    Going camping. I'm leaving tomorrow morning at

    9 am. I will be back Monday, but I dunno what time.
    ConnerC123 ConnerC123
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Sep 4, 2015

    I can't wait to find a patch of paradise,

    pitch up, collect wood, sit around a crackling fire, wake up with the birds, cook our catch on the coals and strum my guitar, late into the night stars twinkling above and in your eyes.
    GoldenDuck GoldenDuck
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2015

    A perfect weekend with my best friend.

    A private beach, sex talk, smores, bonfires, stars and endless laughter. Oh and don't forget our racoon friend who made the night all the more exciting.
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    I use to go on these camping trips with Outlook

    and it was a 9 day trip out in the woods and you started at one place and then ended up in a other place by the 9 days so each day you would travel we would canoe from lake to lake and between lakes we would have to portage and it was just the best thing I ever did I have so...
    KaylaDem33 KaylaDem33
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 30, 2015

    Growing up in North Wales I was never really one

    for city life. Clubs don't appeal to me and I don't like bars. One fond memory was always camping. Something so relaxing and peaceful about pitching up your little tent, sitting outside on a fold out chair and watching the sun creep behind the tree line and all the stars light...
    HeyLookItsGemma HeyLookItsGemma
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 25, 2014

    I really wanna go camping

    as soon as the weather gets better! It's so peaceful to just put up a tent in the middle of the woods and stay there for a couple of days. I especially enjoy lying down in the evening to gaze at the stars.
    milkmilklemonadee milkmilklemonadee
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 13

    I love camping :) it's

    so relaxing and awesome. It was a great way to end the summer.
    agunn87 agunn87
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 7, 2015

    At least once a month we go

    for the weekend. A chance to regroup. Sift through the madness you struggle with. The basics. Simplicity. Detaching from the constant frenzy around us. The sunrises and sunsets. Perspective. Plus a little of an exibitionist comes out. Nothing like pressing her up against a tree...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 23

    Backcountry camping is one of my favourite

    things to do. Taking the bare minimum and hanging out in the forest or a secluded beach somewhere just away from everything. It really doesn't get any better than that
    justadreamxo justadreamxo
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 7, 2015

    Getting out in the woods is what I've always

    liked. Camping and enjoying the forest. The desert is OK, but the ocean is great too. It really doesn't matter where you end up as long as your out in the element's with a fire and shelter.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 23

    Just booked our next camping trip at the state

    park at the beach! Can't wait!!!! We love camping!
    chickengirl14 chickengirl14
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2015

    Just me, my knife, a water filter,

    and a fishing rod. Only thing I would love to add to that list is a very special girl.
    stewartgreen stewartgreen
    18-21, M
    Oct 10, 2015

    Camping in northern California one summer in

    July, we had set up camp when it started to sprinkle. How Fun! I love the rain! We bundled into the tent to eat munchies and play cards on the 'oh so fancy' air mattress! After a time it began to rain harder!! I was loving it!! Then I noticed the Triskets box...was floating...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 6, 2015

    For Labor Day Weekend,

    I went camping. I haven't been camping in about 15 years and realized how much I missed it. I left my two year old with his Grandma and took my girls to hang out with my brothers and their families. Swimming everyday, hiking, playing games, relaxing by the fire roasting...
    Edanamarie Edanamarie
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2015

    We went on our first camping trip of the year

    this past weekend! We set up a tent instead of taking our camper, and we spent the weekend fishing and enjoying a fire. Caught lots of bluegill, but that was all. We met some nice people and hope to maybe plan a trip with some of them soon! :)
    Youngmom28 Youngmom28
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 8, 2015

    I am going backpacking with my dad on fall

    break. We are going to hike, set camp, and eat sardines. I look forward to it, even the sardines I guess.
    Adventurelegs Adventurelegs
    13-15, F
    Sep 30, 2015

    Heading out for a weekend of camping!

    !! Love camping for Halloween weekend. Have a great weekend!!!
    Suzanne1976 Suzanne1976
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Oct 30, 2015

    I'm talking camping in a tent,

    sleeping bag, campfire, and a sexy cuddle buddy (and by buddy I'm referring to ladies...NO dudes). Good times!
    Jfour001 Jfour001
    36-40, M
    Apr 19

    It's like the most awesome tradition in our

    family. Every year when the weather becomes cold and windy (it's ALWAYS summer and burning in our country), we all go. 8 aunts and 4 uncles. 30 first cousins. It's the time where we all bring out the child spirit in us. Playing soccer and volley ball. All kinds of playing cards...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 2

    I love camping with my boyfriend

    and lover and our kids. We leave on Friday afternoon and return on Sunday afternoon. It is a great time for being outdoors, camping, hiking, enjoying nature, swimming, sunbathing, having BBQs, setting fire to roast marshmallows and eating them, and watching as the sun sets and...
    familycamping familycamping
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2015

    I'm actually going this weekend,

    can't wait, but if anyone tries to contact me and I don't reply that's why :)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jul 17, 2015

    If you went camping with a friend,

    and drank a bit too much and then woke the next morning with your pants around ankles and Vaseline on your a$$, would you tell anyone?
    steven434 steven434
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Sep 25, 2015

    I like to take my 5th wheel somewhere

    and go camping. I like the peace and tranquility that can be enjoyed when spending time in nature. I enjoy my morning coffee around the campfire; and I enjoy my adult beverage around the campfire in the evening. The day is spent doing various activities to enjoy the time away...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 17, 2015

    It's nice to have a break!

    It's my get away for a bit scenario and to escape reality for a while! It can be as little as only 2 nights and I feel so much better!Its good to connect with nature and have some quiet time no traffic noise or any man made sounds! It's nice to not be around technology as well...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2014

    The day is there....throw things in the camper

    / motor home and your on the way.....Driving through the cities, civilizations seems to thin out as you draw closer to your spot....soon all civilizations is left behind, the pavement now turns into a dirt road leading to a lake in the wilderness......You first step out...and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 12, 2014
    ConnerC123 ConnerC123
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2015

    there is nothing that beat sitting beside a

    campfire at night and the smell of it too
    jsmith19941978 jsmith19941978
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 27, 2015

    I'm getting ready to plan my next

    primitive/survival camping trip, looking to do some where's in the mountains in Pennsylvania, anyone know of a great remote place to hike in and camp? oh and side note - the more remote, and dangerous the better
    ObsidianLegion ObsidianLegion
    36-40, M
    4 Responses May 5, 2015

    Hate to see the season end.

    Already looking forward to next year.
    drunkencamper drunkencamper
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Oct 1, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 24

    I love camping, as long

    as I'm super comfortable and have my music, so kinda glamping, but in a guy
    QueenElsa QueenElsa
    16-17, M
    1 Response Sep 10, 2015

    i love waking up in the morning in the

    wilderness. making coffee then getting the fire restarted. The only sounds are the birds and the animals that are looking for their own breakfast. the sunlight of dawn starting to poke through the leaves. there is such peace in those moments.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 7

    I will be going camping starting August 1st.

    I so look forward to the break from work, and the two weeks away from it all. The first week I will be at a lake with my uncle and his wife, and the second week I will be on the river just up from the ocean with my dad and his girlfriend. It will be a time for relaxing and a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 11, 2015

    My little sister really wants to camp in this

    new tent I bought. So tomorrow night we'll pitch it together in our back garden, play with dolls and watch movies on the little portable DVD player. Even in the garden, I adore falling asleep outside. :)
    Bobbiin Bobbiin
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2015

    I never before had a chance to go camping,

    but my new girlfriend loves it. She is a blogger and i started a business online so i can have spare time as much as i want and i am not tied to one place, so i can travel. Only thing i wanted is to be able to work while i am camping. So i got us a solar generator at and i can...
    Markus90217 Markus90217
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 2

    I really love camping

    and wish I could it more often. I enjoy wilderness camping the most, but since moving to Europe over ten years ago, I don't get to do it as often as I would like. Most of the camping we do now is at campgrounds, which has its advantages, but its just not the same as being the...
    jimthompson66 jimthompson66
    46-50, M
    Dec 4, 2015

    One of my fondest memories of camping is of a

    precious moment with my oldest girl. I've been having a lot of flashbacks of her as a little girl recently. I'm thinking it's because she is going to become a mother herself later this year. While camping I'm almost always the very first one awake in the morning. I just love...
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 7
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