Sunday, February 15, 2009

Off-spring earns her first BELOW ZERO HERO Award in winter camping

Me and da kid had a blast winter camping...but it felt like cheating cuz we weren't super cold at night, cuz we had a wood burning heater/stove (complete with stove pipe). I was also taught that you were suppose to be cold at night when winter camping...Now I got me a plan for retirement...They say a man my age should plan for retirement...So, when I retire, I am gonna get me a full-on winter expedition kit (big Empire Canvas tent, ti stove, caribou robe, a 30-30 "meal getter" and may be even a Black River sled), then I'm gonna figure out a way to load it all up on Rosinante, my trusty winter steed born from the nice folks @ Surly and head straight NORTH...Don't worry if you don't hear from me, I will be fine. I'll be livin' with a She-Wolf...As for winter camping with an eight year old in sub zero temps, itz easy....itz no problem what-so-ever (as long as you bring plenty of whiskey and a snowtrekker outfit w/ titanium stove)....Seriously, It was great, absolutely no problem, and it was great being "out-there" in the magical Northwoods. I even had time to converse for a bit with my little girl, which was sorta nice...See and Black River Sleds... Thank you, Empire Canvas gear :)


  1. This country never ceases to amaze me.

  2. I picked up my Snowtrekker tent early Feb and used it during a week long dogsledding adventure. I enjoyed my new warm tent, so did the dogs.