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"I always spend a few hours (or days) scoping out potential campsites on Google Earth before hitting the road. I'm a major sucker for trailblazing and sharing something fresher than recycled vistas.
This spot in the shadow of snowy Mt. Whitney did not disappoint. Although it would be difficult to get a bad site in Alabama Hills - a rock climber's utopia - we lucked out and it was empty when we arrived because it's off the beaten path."
-Jennifer Franklin @jadedjennifer
Tent - Big Agnes Seedhouse2
Camera - Canon 7D
Mt. Rainer Wilderness is a solid spot to spend the first night camping in a new VW Westfalia.
“It was 10pm when I took this photo of our campspot for the night. The amount of sun makes it seem like mid-day, but that’s normal when you’re camping ‘North of the Sun’.”
The variation of camping action and unique geological resources found in Arches National Park is why it remains one of the most well-known areas in the world.