A photo essay about our snow camp until we get around to writing a ride report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hippie Mojo

 

 

 

 

melting snow

 

 

 

bacon frying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

striking camp

 

 

 

We hid the poles back in the trees, to pick up when the weather improved

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Packing up Dragging gear to the bikes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andy's KLR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boot packing

 

 

 

We didn't get far

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Load up, Walter!

 

bare road!

 

Heading home

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check List:

Tipi

12’ Tipi

1 door

1 door pole

liner 3 sections

13 poles (11 minimum)

19 pegs (15 minimum)

4 Pins

tarps – ground cloths and large outside tarp

Tools

2 shovels – snow shovel + e tool

1 plank (to cover shit hole)

1 bucket

rope and twine

hatchet

saw

draw knife

mallet

tape measure

Fire

Tinder/Firestarter/candles/steel wool

Matches/lighters/fero rod

blow tube

charcloth

Gear

G-bags

helmet bag

bike cover

chain & hook

bucket

kerosene lamp

snowshoes

first aid kit

fire starting kit

bayonet

sleeping bag

new pad

bivy sack

3 blankets

1 cot

1 chair

Hand soap, moist towlettes, towel, TP

change of socks, shorts, longjohns, wool jacket

bandanas

gaiters

rain gear

wool gloves and beany. broad brimmed hat

leather gloves

slippers

flashlight x2

headlamp

toothbrush

canteen x2

camp cup

tea pot

phone

camera with extra battery and phone

battery bank x2

charging cables

  • wear: poly base layer, long johns, synth or wool shirt, sweater, wool pants, wool socks, gortex socks, new boots, gaiters, leathers

Provisions

 

water jugs x2

rum

irish cream

hot choc

tea

pepperoni

trail mix

pepcid

Dog

 

Walter Dog

doggles

harness and traces

Pulk

2 dog bowls

kibble

dog canteen

pulk

dog blanket

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