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Nature's Path: Spring camping is theater in the round

 

April 9, 2021

Ruth Reeves

Keith Reeves enjoys birding during a spring camping trip in early April.

While waiting for the warmth and blooming of summer to arrive, a great way to fill the in-between season is spring camping. There may be mud and cool temps to deal with, but there are lots of perks.

A major benefit to vernal camping is the lack of crowds. While you may encounter a few other hardy souls, most people are not yet in the frame of mind to sleep outdoors. My camping buddy Keith and I are tenters. Tenting is a great way to immerse yourself in your surroundings. It can be vigorous and serve as a reminder why we like to live in the north. Sleeping in a tent allows Mother Nature to s...



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