Dirty Campers

Amber Vs The Girl Scouts of America

All great stories start with a trip to the pit toilet. Well that is if you are a mountaineer who is camping anyways. We arrived in Idaho with a bang and a snarling, barking dog fight yesterday afternoon. The drive into Alpine Idaho was extremely eventful as we ran into congestion on the backroad highways of …

Getting Stalked at The Grand Canyon, a Camping Adventure

      In 1977 my parents drove from the Los Angeles Suburbs to the Grand Canyon on the back of a motorcycle for their honeymoon. This was in April, 1977, and I’m going to assume the weather was much warmer in April 1977 then April  2010. In April 2010 I drove to the Grand Canyon for …

To Bee or Not To Bee (A Eastern Sierras Autumn Adventure)

This weekend I lucked out and was blessed with a big win, over five hundred dollars and it was just in time to pay for my eastern sierras camping, hiking, fall colors vacation! Some folks love to gamble in casinos amid the slot machines, the craps tables and the black jack dealer. I play the …

Have You Seen Mommys Ax?

You know you have been alone in the forest to long when you find yourself saying, “Carly have you seen mommy’s ax?” I was obviously talking to the dog. I may have been camping with her to long as I’ve started to refer to this little ding a ling as  “Princess” And “Sweet heart” I may …