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"We were in the middle of a two week epic trip. Driving a '94 Corolla around the jagged, arctic, and fabled Lofoten Islands. Camping, climbing, and eating all sorts of strange "Norwegian sea" fare along the way.
Throughout our trip, my brother and I kept coming back to one specific quote one of us had read in a soggy, tattered, broken spined mountaineering book we'd brought along: "To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top".
After waking up atop Reinebringen, and enjoying some excellent Norwegian kaffe, we realized it might be the first time either of us could seriously argue to the contrary."
Tent - Big Agnes Seedhouse 2
At times it may have more mud than snow, but if winter camping in the South Prong Loop of Caprock Canyon State Park looks this good, then we’re all in.
It’s a slight bummer when the reverse gear of your 1975 VW Bus craps out while parked near a steep drop-off, but at least you can still camp out in it while waiting for the overall situation to improve.
All night drive + soft ground = minimal camp setup. Preston and Josh got cozy with the forest as they made their campspot in Big Sur.