pitch a/the tent

idiom

: to set a tent up

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Recent Examples on the Web There’s also the option to grab a backpacking permit, don a pack, and shuffle 13 miles along the Middle Fork Trail to Redwood Meadow to pitch a tent for the night. Emily Pennington, Condé Nast Traveler, 22 May 2023 Make reservations to pitch a tent at the several campsites available at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. Nora Colomer, Fox News, 14 May 2024 Well, Miami Dade County’s Eco Adventures is hosting a Valentine’s Day Canoe and Campfire event from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. that will give you a taste for the outdoors without having to pitch a tent. Miami Staff, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 That would alienate even more people who can’t afford to pay $50 a night to pitch a tent on public lands. Megan Michelson, Outside Online, 21 Mar. 2022 Yes, the Scouts taught skills and virtues to many boys: how to be thrifty, brave, clean and reverent; how not to pitch a tent at the bottom of a hill. John Anderson, WSJ, 5 Sep. 2023 These are a relatively new tent design and can be challenging to set up correctly, let alone find the perfect place to pitch the tent. Meg Carney, Field & Stream, 27 Sep. 2023 Many return as mentors, showing others how to pitch a tent, build a campfire and explain there’s no profanity or use of the N-word. La Risa R. Lynch, Journal Sentinel, 18 Aug. 2023 Texas offers great beaches, lovable small towns, and lots of great outdoor spaces in which to pitch a tent under the stars. Amanda Ogle, Travel + Leisure, 29 May 2023

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