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tl;dr What you describe is absolutely allowed (using a bivouac to spend one night). If you set up a small camp (described as a "planned bivouac" further in this text), you shouldn't be in a protected area. Bivouac Wikipedia Sleeping one night without a tent or a small igloo. An emergency bivouac is basically allowed everywhere. A planned bivouac ...


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There is a big difference between a 'non-profit' organisation and just doing something on a casual basis without asking for payment. Obviously if you are advertising your services in any way then there is a good chance that you would be considered to be a business regardless of whether you ask for payment. Note that in most jurisdictions charitable and ...


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I think this question is hard if not impossible to answer on this SE format; after all we're outdoors men and women and not lawyers. I'd still like to offer some points, (though IANAL and don't even live in the US) as there are certainly several aspects to consider here: Legality I'm pretty sure what you're doing is perfectly legal, unless kayaking on the ...


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To clarify terms - in New Zealand Wild camping is not a widely used term. If you are to use it here, people will interpret it as back country camping (well away from roads). Freedom camping is used as a term for camping outside of designated camp sites. If by wild camping, you mean road accessible, unserviced camp site in a remote location, New Zealanders ...



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