A term used to describe some form of hard living. Like sleeping in a tent at muddy festival grounds.
I was roughing it the last time I attended Glastonbury. The mud was up to my ears.
When your friend says he's going to Florida for a family vacation, but you pass by him later that day on the side of the highway having sex with a bush.
Mark: "Yo, wasn't Jordan just in Florida like a month ago?"
Hank: "Dumbass, Jordan has never been to Florida! He's up in the country roughing it with a hedge."