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Sled113 views
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ski sled bottom view112 viewsskis attached with 3 carriage bolts through 2 x 4 risers, 1/4" plywood deck and 3/4 " x 1'' gunnels. Also used several 2 1/2 " deck screws through ski into the risers.
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Sled95 viewsThe sled is made with some old skiis, 1x4 rough spruce and 1/2" plywood.
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ski sled front view136 viewsshows bottom of sled from front. Note all wood parts sealed with 3 coats of varnish
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slush tracks101 viewscrossing the Amable du Fond, Feb 2004
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snowshoe patterns121 viewsfrom Paul Provencher's "I Live in the Woods" (Brunswick Press Ltd., 1953)
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Stove #1-4143 viewsDistant shot of my first made winter camping stove.
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Stove #1-385 viewsreally, the whole shebang!
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Stove #1-296 viewsNo really , it works too!
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Stove #184 viewsMy first winter stove.
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229 viewsTackle used to tension wall tent ridge-line. 4-times amplification.
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through the cattails128 viewsdog pulls twelve foot UHMW toboggan along narrow trail in Algonquin Park
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Stove #1-595 viewsSweet! Notice this puppy is hot!
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Toboggan1154 viewsAnother view of the UHMW toboggan. Those bungies I got for Christmas sure came in handy!
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Toboggan2138 viewsHere's a profile of the UHMW toboggan. The brown is a MEC guides tarp that worked out well to wrap the load.
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Other side view of Tobbogan449 views
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272 viewsHere's my 8x10 set up with a rope for a ridgepole. I used a 4-part tackle (from a sailboat) for stretching it taut. As you see, no matter how tight you pull, some sag remains.
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White Juan323 views160 cm of snow in 24 hours. WoW!!!!
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Winter Camp at Tucker Lake364 viewsWhile camping in the Forest at Tucker Lake, the lowest temperature recorded was -48 degrees. Throw water up in the air and it froze before hitting the snow.
The fishing was good. The food and company was great.
Traditional handmade snowshoes and toboggans were used for snow travel.
         
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