do NOT back in to a dead-end campsite in fire country

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  1. Anthony Hitchings

    Anthony Hitchings Well-Known Member

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    last nights camp was a simple stopover, leaving the next morning, so we drove in and set up the camper. Thus the Jeep TV was trapped by the camper in our dead end campsite. Later, as we walked around the camp road in this small N. F. area, we noticed at least two fires in the metal rings. What made me worry a lot was the tall dry grass almost within arm's reach of our neighbor's canpfire. It would only have taken one spark to start a vigorous grass fire in this woodsy camping area.

    btw- the all-concrete dual vault toilet would he a handy fire shelter
     
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    brice?
     
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    brice = back in

    I have no idea how that happened

    I edited the thread body and nissed the error in the title
     
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    title fixed
     
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    If you backed in how did the jeep get trapped?
     
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    I know what you mean. It is one reason I'm not camping in some of my favorite camp sites now. At least not until the fire season is over. Many of the sites I camp in have only one road in and one road out. Sometimes it is just a wide trail. If a fire blocked my path, I would have to abandon the camper and make a run for it by the best route I could find.
     
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    Equally confused between “drove in and was trapped” and the recommendation to “NOT back in”.
     
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    I think the original title was suppose to be " Do not DRIVE into a dead end campsite in fire country". He did say he drove in.
     
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    It's all cool guys. You are going to give the poor man a complex. I know what he meant. In case anyone is still confused, I think he just left the word "Go" out. Put "Go" between the words "Not" and "Back" and the world will be fine again.
     
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    Ohhhh! Don’t go there at all! So this wasn’t a forward/reverse thing after all. I never read it from that perspective.
     
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    That may work with the edited title, but the first title was "do not brice in to a dead-end campsite in fire country", hence my first question in post #2. So, I still think the original title was suppose to be " Do not DRIVE into a dead end campsite in fire country". Last post.
     
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    The campsites in this area are angled so that its near impossible to pull in... Yet some people someway manage to still pull in, Im always curious what people are thinking.

    They will quickly tell you that you need to back in. They dont seem to care about much else though.
     

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