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Home Made Anorak695 viewsHere's the anorak in use at the Deep Freeze trip on Nitro Creek in Feb. 2005
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Side view of Tobbogan687 views
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Home Made Anorak - the Front Pocket468 viewsJust as we started to put it together. The two sides will easily each hold a large leather mitt. The little pockets on the front were designed to hold odds 'n ends like matches, a compass, fire starters, etc.
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Completed Home-Made Anorak - Hood Up467 viewsThe anorak with the hood up and cinched tight around the face.
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Other side view of Tobbogan466 views
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Home Made Anorak436 viewsHere's the final product in use out on a trip.
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Lake Winnipeg 30 below430 viewsTaken on a over night Trek from Grand Beach to Gimli. Sunrise the temp was -30c. I had to cuddle with my stove to get it going... haha
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The Thursday Group Waits to Depart Sudbury (DF 2007)424 views
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Home-Made Anorak Front Pocket414 viewsThis is the front pocket with the pocket flaps in place, the snow flaps at the side and the trim along the top.
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Home Made Anorak - Hood Up403 viewsThe hood is very deep, and extends well beyond the front of the face - not great for peripheral vision, but it sure cuts the wind well.
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The 28k mark. Back on land.377 views
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Winter Camp at Tucker Lake376 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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Hybrid set-up370 viewsHere's a picture of a seven pole set-up and the side poles for good measure...guess that's more of a 15 pole set-up!
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White Juan342 views160 cm of snow in 24 hours. WoW!!!!
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Serenity338 viewsWinter camp along Lake Superior
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Home Made Anorak - Opened Up338 viewsHere's what the neck looks like opened up with the hood down. The big triangular gusset in the front makes the opening very large and helps ventilate if you get hot.
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Tie down devices338 views
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Winter Walk337 viewsSnowshoeing up the Split Rock River, rumbling beneath our feet.
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my pyramid tent last winter306 viewsUsed "deadmen" to hold the guylines as my steel spikes wouldn't drive into the heavily iced ground. Changed my bazooko stove chimney to 4 inch as the size and weight of 5 inch was way too much.
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Trappers Cabin289 views
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286 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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Frontenac281 viewsOut for a winter hike in Frontenac
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Vigilant Sentry280 viewsSplit Rock Lighthouse
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Work belt with ring252 views
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Wolf Snare249 viewsHad there been a Beer there, the two of us might have been caught!
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Black River near Madoc, Ont248 viewsSnowshoeing March 1, 2009
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247 viewsTackle used to tension wall tent ridge-line. 4-times amplification.
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old and new toboggans225 viewsUHMW toboggan, 12 ft long x 16" wide
traditional wood toboggan, 7 ft long x 15" wide
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hey where's the snow?220 viewsearly March, 2007...along track and tower trail in Alqonquin Park...'difficult' conditions due to lack of snow. We chose to stay on the land trails as many creeks, beaver dams, lakes were already wet and too slush for fun pulling. Thats a black plastic sled from Can Tire with haul bars made from white plastic plumbing pipe. Great on twisting, turning hiking trails.
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