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Old 04-28-2016, 05:43 PM   #41
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City: Kitimat, North Coast BC
Country: Canada
Vessel Name: Badger
Vessel Model: 30' Sundowner Tug
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Originally Posted by AusCan View Post
I love camping of any type. I've camped in Canada in winter, building a cedar bough lean-to in minus 30 degrees. I do a lot of backcountry alpine touring on skis. Camping to me, is living with what you can carry on your
your back.

So, now it seems that spending a week on my simple little boat (in the eyes of some) is 5 star luxury compared to camping.

Winter camping in the Seven Sisters mountain range on the Skeena River I invented a beverage for acquiring the motivation to leave ones sleeping bag during cold snaps, called Jump Up Go Go;

1) boil water
2) make spearmint tea in a mug
3) add two heaping spoonfuls of hot chocolate
4) add one heaping spoonful of instant coffee
5) add 1/3 of a Mars Bar.
"The most interesting path between two points is not a straight line" Murray Minchin
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