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"After everyone went off to their tents nestled in the trees, Patches and I talked for a while as we watched the sun sink behind a black silhouette of mountains set in front of a flaming sky that slowly dimmed to darkness.

Venus and Jupiter were the first to pierce the fresh pallet of dark blue, and moments later the sky became silver with stars.

I spotted the constellations - Leo and Virgo - which happened to be mine and Patches's astrological signs - a magical way to end the day."

-Linn Daugherty @TheBraceletSlinger

 

Halfway to Shasta

If you don’t mind the wintry wind chills, you’re pretty much guaranteed a campspot far away from any traffic and noise as you’re halfway up to the summit of Mt. Shasta.

Resurrection Bay

Camping bayside in Alaska is the perfect complement to an overnight sea-kayaking trip around the shale covered, forest-framed beaches of Caines Head.

Zion Narrows

A peek into Campsite #5 deep in the narrows of Zion National Park.