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Re: NPS vs. BLM

Postby MoapaPk » Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:07 am

Though it is much easier to camp on BLM-controlled areas (usually). NPS -- not so much. More information often comes with more rules and more control. If they have the money to produce fancy maps showing you what you can do, they often have a lot of employees who have lots of free time to make up proscriptive, nonsensical rules.
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Re: NPS vs. BLM

Postby butitsadryheat » Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:19 am

The dumbassery was acute and widespread


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Re: NPS vs. BLM

Postby Bob Burd » Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:29 am

For only $69/night, NPS camping gets you rockfall. For the more timid, an extra $20 gets you the "signature" cabins and hantavirus.
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BLM camping at Williams Hill, no fee, 14 day limit:
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Re: NPS vs. BLM

Postby Daria » Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:38 am

Buz Groshong wrote: they don't drink water so they won't have to pee in public.


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Re: NPS vs. BLM

Postby John Duffield » Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:52 pm

Scott wrote: it's the zombies that will get you.


There's a course for that.

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http://www.sharkiteuthis.com/ZombieApocalypseDiver.html
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Re: NPS vs. BLM

Postby CheesySciFi » Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:42 pm

Scott wrote:The volcano is active, but it's the zombies that will get you.


Scott raises another point that favors BLM over NPS. The firearms restrictions are more severe on NPS land than BLM. Firearms are not allowed at all in Federal facilities in national parks. In case of zombie apocalypse, the Federal facilities are more likely to be attacked, as they have a high concentration of tourists. So, not are you more likely to be attacked by zombies on NPS land, you are less likely to be able to defend yourself.

On a more serious note, I like the solitude and lack of development on BLM and USFS land. However, sometimes I really do enjoy talking to NPS rangers about the things to see in the park, and also to get touron stories.
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Re: NPS vs. BLM

Postby Swithich » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:19 am

BLM and NFS, over NPS any day of the week. I can get my peace and quiet without the crowds. Its funny the only park rangers I've ever met (Crater Lake National Park) were pricks. Never met a BLM (ranger?) person, except at the office when asking about restrictions. They were pretty helpful.

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Re: NPS vs. BLM

Postby Bob Burd » Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:46 am

NPS roads (Yosemite NP):

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BLM roads (Clear Creek MA):

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Re: NPS vs. BLM

Postby MichaelRyanSD » Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:32 pm

So what's the debate here, one is the pretty prude girl you tell all your friends about because she is smart and hot, but not all that fun. And the other is the trashy girl from the wrong side of the tracks who lets you do whatever you want to her.

One isn't better than the other, maybe more of whatever you're in the mood for.
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Re: NPS vs. BLM

Postby mrchad9 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:34 pm

The trashy girl is better.
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