Beach Picketline Timelapse and Video

A beach picketline might sound like a strike, but a picketline is what we use so we can hang out in the campsite on our beach S-RV trips.

Hanging out on the beach picketline.
Hanging out on the beach picketline.

We love sitting in our campsite and watching other campers. Hu-Dad reminds us of the first rule of camping – no singing in the campground. We think our fellow campers might enjoy a little Sibernacle Choir, but Hu-Dad suggests otherwise.

Cheoah demonstrates how to hang out on the picketline.
Cheoah demonstrates how to hang out on the picketline.

Since we are always asked how well we behave on the line, Hu-Dad decided to do a little timelapse photography to show about an hour of us on the line – but showing it in only a few seconds. And so our Film Friday invites you into our campsite during a little beach vacation. Enjoy!


  1. Jerry G-Pa Owens on January 28, 2017 at 4:01 am

    Hay Gang,
    You might be going home to a little….wait for it….SNOW! Yep you heard me right. But I’m sure Hu-Dad has been keeping up with it. There calling for some snow Sunday up in your neck of the mountain. If you get some, send a little down here to Pickens county SC….Safe travels and have fun…..
    Randi & Chloe

  2. Mom 'n Ebby on January 27, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    Mom ‘n Ebby say: We love the way Landon seems to have totally adapted himself to being a member of the Herd. Watching him on the picket line, you’d think he’d been brought up going camping. How long did it take him to get used to the picket line? Just curious.

    • The Thundering Herd on January 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm

      He adjusted very quickly to the picketline. It’s a great way to be able to hang outdoors and still be secure, so most dogs figure it out fairly quick.

  3. Terry Grennell on January 27, 2017 at 11:12 am

    Oh look! The snowball moved! Great video. Curious as to what you use for a camera.

  4. Susan on January 27, 2017 at 8:17 am

    Love that Hyperfun music! Lots of headshaking there – mosquitos? Sand mites? Something bothering their ears? Or just a lot to peruse?
    I love the Friday videos and the daily Sibe blog!!

    • The Thundering Herd on January 27, 2017 at 8:27 am

      This time of year, few insects. The head turning is just watching campers go by.

  5. Lori on January 27, 2017 at 7:12 am

    What a cool video!!! Lovin life on the picket line at the beach ❤

  6. Zoe on January 27, 2017 at 6:28 am

    That’s was awesome!! But I have a question, since the Hu-dad has made it clear that, with the exception of Frankie (who loyally responds to Hu-dad and is in constant danger of losing his sibe membership card) commands can optional … so how do you stop choir practice ???!

    • The Thundering Herd on January 27, 2017 at 8:28 am

      The key is Miss Kiska, Head ChoirMistress. If Hu-Dad can keep her quiet, the Herd is quiet. If, however, she sings, we all sing.

      • RangerSarah on January 27, 2017 at 10:24 pm

        I have witnessed failure to keep Miss Kiska silent. The Sibernacle Choir is impressive, especially 100 feet from my former house in the campground!

        • The Thundering Herd on January 28, 2017 at 9:35 pm

          Yes, yes, we remember that. One of the few times that we broke the no singing in the campsite rule. Thankful for patient rangers!

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