Posts Tagged ‘Rainy Weekend Blues’

How to Enjoy Camping in the Rain

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Well, it’s raining in the Pacific Northwest — again. And with fall officially here, rain will become the norm. In spite of that fact however, don’t let the foreboding thought of rain discourage you from venturing out camping. Contrary to what some may think, camping in the rain can be just as fun and relaxing as in the summer sun. Don’t believe me?

A large reason why people struggle in the elements is that they’re ill-prepared for what the weather may bring. As such, here are a few tips to prevent the rain from ruining your outing, courtesy Camping Blogger. (more…)

What To Do When It Rains

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

With summer coming to a close, here in the Pacific Northwest that means we’re welcoming back the rain. And it can be quite the disheartening time for the outdoor enthusiast. Thankfully, Coast recently published a new article that should help alleviate some of the coming rainy day blues.

The article, Rainy Day Activities for Outdoor Enthusiasts, lists a number of alternative activities that adventurers might enjoy if the weather should deter them from their preferred outdoor activities. Some of the article’s suggestions include:

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Remedies for the Rainy Weekend Blues

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Well, Labor Day weekend is finally here in typical Northwest form — wet and raining. It’s Saturday morning, and I’m sitting at my computer when I should be enjoying the Oregon coast. Unfortunately, the impending weather forecast scared me into staying home. As a result, I’m potentially missing my last opportunity to enjoy summer camping before fall hits in full force. Still, I don’t want to let this bad weather ruin my whole weekend, so I’ve brainstormed a few remedies to help cure my Rainy Weekend Blues.

1) I fully plan on pitching my tent inside this weekend. I figure, once I’m inside my tent I won’t know the difference anyway, except for the fact that I’ll be falling asleep to the sound of cars instead of crickets.

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