While camping!!!!!!

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zelph
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While camping!!!!!!

Post by zelph » Tue Oct 09, 2007 2:58 pm

While camping this weekend I had an opportunity to think of stealth techniques used by native americans as recorded by early observers that came to the americas(Jesuit Priests). Members of scouting/hunting parties would tie themselves to the upper branches of large trees to bed down for the night. This would provide a means of visual security in case a party of hostile natives would approach. (Do we really need hammocks?)

Once in a while I see where someone wants to use stealth measures when chosing to set up camp for the night. Are the major trails so filled with hikers, that some would rather not have to bother with their company and choose not to be seen?
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