New York Kindling

NYCO's Blog in Exile. Northeastern camping and notes from the field.

December 1, 2011
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Why go winter camping?

Nice to see that Wintercampers, the upstate-based winter camping website, is still around. I lost track of them and thought mistakenly that they went out of business – or finally froze to death. I’d like to try winter camping someday, … Continue reading

July 6, 2011
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News bits

Some followups on previous posts… The New York Times reviews camp finder apps. The plan for a 600-site campground at Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field is under criticism because of the condition of the airfield’s fire hydrants. (This story makes it … Continue reading

June 19, 2011
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Why?

I think there is a lack of online presence for the poor-slob tent/car/popup camper based in the Northeast. A lack of resources and ideas for forest-folk who have to deal with things like rain and rain. Every camping site I … Continue reading

June 19, 2011
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What?

What is NEW YORK KINDLING? I know it sounds like some vaguely inspirational slogan about New York, but actually… Many years ago, my dad was camping on his own somewhere down South. There were some local pre-teens in the campsite … Continue reading