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Old 11-13-16, 04:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike McLeish View Post
Hey everyone, Mike here (the guy who started the thread)

Just a heads up to let you know that I've finished the article now.

Bicycle Stealth Camping: The Ultimate Resource To Keep You Hidden.

Have a nice weekend!
Good job! I like your write-up.
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Old 11-13-16, 05:10 PM
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Old 11-14-16, 12:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Ty0604 View Post
Those always made me feel sticky. What brand do you use?
I am in Australia... but Wet Ones or Wet Wipes seems to have been the best for me. You could also try women's make-up remover, which seem to have more moisture in them, are larger, and are excellent for grease removal, among other bodily stuff.
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Old 11-14-16, 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by saddlesores View Post
"stealth" does not mean or imply illegal.
it just means you're camping out of sight, not visible to casual passers-byers.

fortunately, english already has a word for camping on someone else's
property without permission. it's called "trespassing."
Fortunately in lots of the US and Canada, there are plenty of places to stay, Crown Land up north and in the US, plenty parks forests, state land and federal ones too. It's called freedom. And lots of places allow dispersed camping. Spread out, don't leave a mess or a fire ring. I'm not talking about someone's field, land or such. YRMV.
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Originally Posted by Rowan View Post
I am in Australia... but Wet Ones or Wet Wipes seems to have been the best for me. You could also try women's make-up remover, which seem to have more moisture in them, are larger, and are excellent for grease removal, among other bodily stuff.
Thanks for the reply. I was using Wet Ones and Wet Wipes. I think my skin is just ultra sensitive. I can't sleep very well when I'm sticky. Would love to find something that works when there's no shower available.
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I have a fold up bucket, it's 10 L and 1.5 oz. folds up very small. If you have a water source it works quite nicely for a bucket bath.
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Old 11-14-16, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Squeezebox View Post
I have a fold up bucket, it's 10 L and 1.5 oz. folds up very small. If you have a water source it works quite nicely for a bucket bath.
Which one is it?
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Originally Posted by mdilthey View Post
Which one is it?
The fold up bucket is Sea to Summit silnylon kitchen sink, 1.7 oz 10 L maybe 8 functionally, sloping sides are more stable. folds small maybe 4" x 1/2" from Rei. $40 ouch!!
I do inside for clean water, inside out for soapy water.
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Old 11-15-16, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by alan s View Post
Don't stealth camp during hunting season in areas where hunting is allowed. Don't stealth camp in a field where a bull might be present. Never actually stealth camped, but I think those are solid suggestions.
I'll second the bull comment. I camped (unknowingly) on a bull's territory in Spain whilst in the military...the outcome wasn't pretty.
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Any farm animal can step on you tent, and mess it up. Maybe step on you also.
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