This is how I winterize.

Discussion in 'Cold Weather Camping' started by chambo, Dec 5, 2016.

  1. chambo

    chambo Active Member

    Apr 27, 2015
    Southern California
    Sorry not sorry... [emoji3]



  2. Genie2010

    Genie2010 Active Member

    Jul 30, 2013
    Wow! That's mean!!! [:(] [:(!] [LOL]
  3. eoleson1

    eoleson1 Well-Known Member

    Jul 5, 2011
    Macomb County Michigan
    I'm thinking of a finger. Can you guess which one?

    LOL!! Just kidding. Looks beautiful. Where is it?
  4. chambo

    chambo Active Member

    Apr 27, 2015
    Southern California
    Ha! The campground is called South Carlsbad State Beach. It's about 20 minutes outside of San Diego. First time there for me... not the greatest campground (road noise and close neighbors) but the view is hard to beat.
  5. jmkay1

    jmkay1 2004 Fleetwood/Coleman Utah

    Oct 10, 2013
    Northern Virginia
    That is beautiful. I would love to find a camp right on the water like that. Thanks for sharing. I can just see myself sitting in those chairs soaking it all in. I have to live through photos like this to get me through the winter.
  6. kcsa75

    kcsa75 Active Member

    Sep 9, 2013
    Kansas City
    You're killin' me Smalls! Our Pup is safely tucked away for the winter and the weather bimbo is predicting our first snow this week. [:)C]
  7. yetavon

    yetavon everything is better around a campfire.

    Mar 11, 2010
    I'm thinking of two.....could they be the same fingers on different hands? And they are an envious shade of green....
    Since the closest beach camping is about 5 hours away, and a forecast for teens this weekend...
    guess I'll just have to do it the old fashion way.
  8. wmadoty

    wmadoty New Member

    Oct 14, 2016
    Why is there a fence behind your camper? Would be awesome if you had access to that beach. Is that a southern Cali thing? You will have to excuse my ignorance, I live in Southern Illinois. Only fences around here are for livestock.
  9. Westcoast

    Westcoast New Member

    Oct 26, 2016
    Yes you can walk down stairs to that Beach. [SUN]

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  10. Halford

    Halford Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2011
    Santa Clarita, California
    Been at San Diego, that fence keeps people from falling off the cliff. Its almost all cliff from south of Los Angles to San Diego.
  11. chambo

    chambo Active Member

    Apr 27, 2015
    Southern California
    The cliffs along this stretch of the coast are made of sandstone and are very unstable. The fences keep people from trying to climb down the cliff face and eroding the surface. There is a similar beach further south called Blacks Beach that has no fence. About once or twice a year the lifeguards need to make a cliff rescue for people that get stranded halfway up or down. It was a nude beach, so I always wondered who was sneaking down there and how many marriages were ruined when the evening news showed up to cover the event.

    I suppose the fence is also useful at keeping whales and sharks out. :)
  12. Yak

    Yak Well-Known Member

    Apr 18, 2009
    Some like chocolate, some like vanilla.

  13. elkmontb10

    elkmontb10 Member

    Oct 31, 2013
    Yak, your my kind of camper. Can I come with you next time.
  14. tombiasi

    tombiasi Well-Known Member

    Sep 1, 2012
    Northwestern New Jersey
    I was thinking we need an emoticon for that. OK, not really.
  15. nineoaks2004

    nineoaks2004 Every meal is a picnic and every Day is a holiday

    Oct 15, 2006
    Graceville, Florida
    That is one of the great things about living in N/W Fl. panhandle, it does get cold once in a while 28 tonite for a couple of hours, but will warm right back up tomorrow. I really do not have to winterize and we can (and do) camp any time we want. In fact good weather for a canoe camping trip coming up shortly.. Cannot and do not like the snow and ice, been there and done that a few times while in the Navy.
  16. Yak

    Yak Well-Known Member

    Apr 18, 2009
    MLK weekend

    From the same year


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