What’s Campology?

We have a passion for the great outdoors, and believe you don’t have to be uncomfortable when exploring the wilds – we rough it in comfort ©


Gear Lists 

Dudley’s gear lists from past adventures.
Less is better, but it needs to be the “right” stuff!

Appalachian Trail

3500 km from Georgia to Maine. 14 states and a brutal 464,464′ elevation change.

Great Divide Trail

1100 km from Montana to Kakwa park in British Columbia. Known as the #WildestThruHike

890 km through the heart of Ontario yet surprisingly wild and challenging.

Rideau Trail

325 km from Ottawa to Kingston. Weaving through, green space, parks, farms and country roads

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So many adventures and sharing is good!

890 km through the heart of Ontario. Surprising wild and challenging.

Tracy, Bruce and Ron travelled 3 months around the continent in a tiny teardrop trailer. 

1100 km from Montana to Kakwa park in British Columbia. Known as the #WildestThruHike

3500 km from Georgia to Maine. 14 states and a brutal 464,464′ elevation change.

This northern river in Canada’s Yukon territory, was explored by the B.R.A.T.. Captured on video and available on YouTube.

This Canadian river located in northern Manitoba was explored by the B.R.A.T .. Captured on video and available on YouTube.


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Latest news from our blogs

Our blogs are for campers by campers. Dudley is the primary contributor, with regular posts from Tracy and friends.

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The Appalachian Trail

One of Dudley’s most challenging adventures. 

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Easy peasy. Complete the online application and in weeks you will have an e-certificate – and with your permission – your name will be posted on our website along side the other honoured graduates.

Our certificate program is recognized by no one and nowhere. It may be only for fun – but it isn’t easy! You must truly have been there and back to be called a campologist.

The Faculty of Campology issues a Level 1 and Level 2 Certificate. It’s never EASY, yet always FREE.

Our honoured graduates come from all over the world, diverse walks of life, and range from children to seniors … yet they all share a passion for the great outdoors. Graduates names are posted on our website