Year-Round Camping

I've been camping in the backcountry all of my life.  As a kid I went on adventure summer camps, exploring relatively controlled environments with groups of fellow younglings and marginally older adults.  Once I became an adult myself, I started camping more regularly and expanding my comfort zone.  Camping in the fall?  Crispy.  Springtime camping?  Maybe a little chilly.  Winter camping?  Who does that?  Maybe me!

Eventually I started camping nearly year-round.  I'd miss a month or two and would feel bummed out that I didn't make it all twelve months.  It seemed the only way I was going to camping every month of the year was to make it a goal and stick to it.  In 2016, that's what I did.  Since then, I haven't missed a month yet (73 months straight as of January 2022).  Even though some months I camp multiple times, these only count once for that particular month.  No double dipping in July so I can skip November.

Check out each year and see where I've been below.  In addition to camping every month, I try to mix up where I go so things don't get stale.  Sub-goals include seeing how many months of the year I can camp without a tent, via paddlecraft, and how many months of the year count as winter camping.

2016 Camping Trips

2017 Camping Trips

2018 Camping Trips

2019 Camping Trips

2020 Camping Trips

2021 Camping Trips

2022 Camping Trips

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