David Sweet

David combines his love for the outdoors with his talents with a computer to help you find information on the Internet that will enhance your camping experiences and make your adventures memorable.


David has worked in several national parks, including Mt. Rainier, Sequoia/Kings Canyon, and The Grand Canyon. He has years of backpacking, fishing, hiking and tent camping experience. When he wasn't working (or just playing) in the national parks, he was designing systems as a computer consultant. Now he works from home and shares his outdoor experiences on About's camping site. David has been About's camping guide since 1997.


David learned about camping from experience. He has been camping and recreating in the outdoors for 50 years.

David Sweet

As your camping guide, my goal is to provide you with a virtual campground where you can pitch yourself in front of your monitor for awhile and explore the topic of camping. Whether you're gearing up, planning a meal or needing advice, you'll find it at About Camping. For the campground chef, I have a growing library of submitted camping recipes, cookbook suggestions and cooking gear tips. I frequently review camping gear with photos and links to comparison shop. Otherwise, I'll be blogging and adding articles about camping tips, suggestions and resources.

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