Category Archives: Camping

Free Camp Spots

I love the free spots I have found from Cortez, CO to Deming, NM on 2 lane roads, in lodge pole pines, with birds and deer and elk and no other campers.I stayed here 3 weeks, experimenting with the cooler … Continue reading

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Datil Well

Datil Well Recreation Area Campground is perfect for truck camping. Continue reading

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Still Cooking while Truck Camping

It has been raining, so I have been thinking about cooking while truck camping. (There are more thoughts on alternatives to a truck topper here.) The breakfast drawer holds my favorite oatmeal oatmeal: Bob’s Red Mill Scottish Oatmeal – 20 … Continue reading

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How to Find a Good Site

For the last 6 months I have been traveling in the New Mexico State Parks. It is a wonderful experience at an affordable price (out of state is $225 for 1 year).  Once you pay the $225 you do not … Continue reading

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Bathing While Truck Camping

To bathe while truck camping requires hot water and sunshine. I heat up water to boiling, add it to the bucket and adjust the temperature with cold water. After washing hair I stand in the NM wind and do a … Continue reading

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