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Jun
13
asked If a national park trail with its campsites has been decommisioned, can I still hike and camp there?
Jun
11
comment Allemansrätten: What restrictions?
Conclusion: you need to go very, very far before you will be told off. Nobody will complain if you stay a week or even two weeks in the same place in the mountains. If your tent is still there by next spring, they're probably going to have a look if there's any dead body inside.
Jun
11
comment Allemansrätten: What restrictions?
I can't find the link now, but I remember a single instance where people were told "this is beyond allemansrätten". A group of Norwegians tourist fishing people had flown almost 1000 kg of equipment into the Swedish mountains, built semi-solid constructions including electricity generators, satellite dish, TV, refrigirators, etc., and simply made camp somewhere in the wild. The police (probably informed by a reindeer herder) told them "you must leave immediately". I don't know if they managed (their flight home wasn't ordered until a week later).
Jun
11
comment Allemansrätten: What restrictions?
"more than one night" is a bit exaggerated. In the mountains it is fine to camp two nights at the same spot if you plan to climb a mountain or so, but beyond a week you need to inform authorities.
Jun
9
accepted What should I do when caught in lightning while in my tent?
Jun
9
comment What should I do when caught in lightning while in my tent?
@KateGregory, well, in some parts of the world the nearest tree might be hundreds of kilometres away...
Jun
8
comment What are the proper precautions/protocols for storing food while car camping in an area with bears?
You may want to consider hanging it is in direct contradiction to these answers. Do you simply disagree, or are the circumstances different?
Jun
8
asked What should I do when caught in lightning while in my tent?
Jun
8
comment If I'm caught in lightning above tree-line, what should I do?
In the Swiss Alps, I once saw a group of sheep who, in the middle of a thunderstorm, all huddled together in the middle of a large, flat field of snow. It seems evolution needs some more generations to teach sheep the BSA advice.
Jun
7
awarded  Yearling
Jun
5
accepted Do I need to hang a bear cache?
Jun
5
asked Thunderstorms in the Canadian Rockies in September?
Jun
4
comment Tent placement?
@IlmariKaronen Ah, true, but it's nice in October when everything is frozen ;-)
Jun
4
comment Tent placement?
Still you'd see only a small part of the sky... for the best experience I'd get out completely in any case.
Jun
4
comment Tent placement?
The best place is on a thick layer of deliciously soft tundra moss!
Jun
4
comment Tent placement?
But you lose the sight of the stars. Does your tent have a transparent roof? When I'm in the tent I anyway have no view of the stars, or at best a very limited view. When I was camping in desert mountains (California White Mountains) I crawled out of my tent at 2:00 for my stargazing.
Jun
4
comment What temperatures can I expect in caves compared to surface?
It gets warmer as you go deeper down.
Jun
3
comment How do I determine if a tent can handle strong wind?
I see the Terra Nova 1-person ultralight tents go from £330.00 to a wopping £800.00. Although not asking for product recommendation, I wonder, which one did you get?
Jun
2
awarded  Nice Question
May
28
comment How do I determine if a tent can handle strong wind?
@Avestron Although product recommendations are off-topic, I can add that I'm looking for a freestanding solo "full" double-walled tent ("full" as in, doesn't rely on trekking poles or so). In combination with that is available through my local store (offers generous return policies) I came to the shortlist listed in the question.