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car camping Syllabification: car camp·ing

Definition of car camping in English:

noun

North American
A type of camping which involves driving rather than walking to a campsite: backpacking gear is lighter weight than gear intended for car camping
More example sentences
  • The three-day tour turned into an overnight tour and a night of car camping.
  • We welcome environmentally conscious people with experience and basic skills in wilderness backpacking, hiking, bicycling, canoeing, or car camping and an interest in sharing your knowledge with others.
  • A "cargo rack" or "sport rack" is the beefy version of a luggage rack, is the type of rack covered in this article, and is what you need for car camping and trailhead access.

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