Common Sense Camping Tips
Summer is just around the corner, and that means it's almost time for fun in the great outdoors. Here are some tips to make your next camping trip safe and enjoyable.
Though not widely reported, America's raccoons and opossums are pitted against each other in a fierce turf war. Avoid getting caught in the crossfire.
Lake and river water may be unsafe to drink. Steam all water and lick the condensation off a sheet of canvas.
Under no circumstances should you let your girlfriend go camping with that guy from her pottery class. Trust me on this one.
Waking up feeling groggy with a sore anus is perfectly normal on camping excursions. It has to do with the fresh air, so keep quiet and don't tell anyone about it.
For a fun trip through the fertile fields of the imagination, camp out in front of the TV all day.
Remember: Snakes are freaky-looking creatures that will bug you out if you chance across them. Why? Get this: The little buggers don't have any legs at all.
No matter what people tell you, do not take a long hike off a short pier. Drowning may result.
When facing an enraged grizzly bear, be sure to wear comfortable, waterproof shoes and thick socks.
A good rule of thumb regarding campground etiquette is that if a trailer is a-rocking, it is probably best not to come a-knocking..
To hike, put one foot in front of the other, propelling yourself forward at a steady, workmanlike pace. After repeating this action thousands of times, you will theoretically begin to experience "fun."
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Source: The Onion
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