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ARTICLE: Classic Camping Fails

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 UKH Articles 22 Nov 2021

When it comes to camping disasters, Sarah Douglas has it down to a fine art. From losing the tent to hospitalising yourself, here are some big mistakes you can try to avoid when you're next out.

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 kinley2 22 Nov 2021
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That's quite a list!

I once forgot to bring our spork. Think that's about it.

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Forgot the poles on a family camping trip.

Bivvied on an ant's nest.

Camped the other side of a wall from a rotting cow. Wondered what the smell was. Found out in the morning.

Friend left with the flysheet in his pack, and the rest of us had to sit out a rainy few hours in the Cwm Bychan car park in a leaky inner, with no food, waiting for my Dad to come back and fit the rest of us in his car (about 3 decades ago, and I still remember the misery).

Inadvertently pitched on a human turd. That was the worst.

 kinley2 22 Nov 2021
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> Inadvertently pitched on a human turd. That was the worst.

Boak.

 Andypeak 22 Nov 2021
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Brilliant article. 

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Entertaining stuff - I bet we've all had camping disasters. But - come on, Sarah, you didn't need the F-bombs.


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