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Offline CP

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Ghost camp
« on: October 08, 2017, 06:51:54 AM »
Is this one of those ghost camps?

Prime spot, taped off, $10 tent flapping in the breeze.  How long can you reserve public land in this manner?


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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2017, 07:08:10 AM »
About as long as it would take to set up my camp right next to their tent.

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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2017, 07:36:38 AM »
The Ephrata Boys better hurry back. :chuckle:
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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2017, 07:37:33 AM »
About as long as it would take to set up my camp right next to their tent.
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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2017, 07:53:20 AM »
What ghost camp?   :chuckle:

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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2017, 07:57:53 AM »
Not much different than hauling your trailer or RV up a week or two early and leaving it empty to claim your turf.

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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2017, 08:13:23 AM »
One small tent in the entire area. I'd take down the ribbon and set up. Public land.

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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2017, 08:15:08 AM »
Looks like abandoned garbage on public land.  I just clean that stuff up.

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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2017, 08:35:04 AM »
I agree in taking it down but be smart. Don't camp there. Let an unsuspecting camper take the space after you cleaned it up. That way when the guy and his buddies that left the tent show up in the middle of the night drunk you don't have do deal with the threats and cursing. You can camp a couple of spaces over and watch the fireworks.

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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2017, 09:10:33 AM »
It certainly doesn't look like any place special.  Why would anyone have heartburn over it?  Just move on and find your own place to camp.
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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #10 on: October 08, 2017, 09:11:04 AM »
I agree in taking it down but be smart. Don't camp there. Let an unsuspecting camper take the space after you cleaned it up. That way when the guy and his buddies that left the tent show up in the middle of the night drunk you don't have do deal with the threats and cursing. You can camp a couple of spaces over and watch the fireworks.
This is possibly the most unsportsmanlike thing I have ever read.There is something wrong with this guy.

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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2017, 09:19:32 AM »
had one next to us all elk season couple years back
cracked me up
never anyone there
finally someone dropped a deuce in front of it
laughed everytime I went past it
no it was not me that did
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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #12 on: October 08, 2017, 09:21:14 AM »
Contact an LEO, let them know it's suspicious and let them make the decision. When the guys show up, let them know the LEO took it down and give them his card.
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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #13 on: October 08, 2017, 09:48:49 AM »
All I want to know is what kind of tent is that?  Maybe it's the angle, but I can't figure out what the heck is going on there.  It looks like parts from four different tents somehow erected to a single structure.

I agree with calling the local game warden or police, you can probably get him to come through and pull it out and nail his card to a tree there.

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Re: Ghost camp
« Reply #14 on: October 08, 2017, 10:11:20 AM »
Maybe bad weather set in and they had to leave in a hurry.  :dunno:   :chuckle:

 

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