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  1. Does it even get cold in Ohio???

    Does it even get cold in Ohio???
  2. No worries man. Glad you were able to come up...

    No worries man. Glad you were able to come up and enjoy Minnesota Hospitality. :-)

    It was a great pleasure to meet everyone, and I wouldn't trade the experience for anything in the world (except...
  3. Backpack packed, Insulation packed, truck fueled...

    Backpack packed, Insulation packed, truck fueled up, pulk sled ready.

    All that's left to do it pack the truck, pick up Blaktee, and head north. See you guys around 5:00 or so.

    I'm also bringing...
  4. All the good trees are going to be gone by the...

    All the good trees are going to be gone by the time we get there, Blaktee...
  5. Yeah, there's that... However it's going to...

    Yeah, there's that... However it's going to totally KILL one of the night shots I wanted to get up there, but depending on where it's at in the sky, I might still be able to pull something off.
  6. Shesh... 14 hours to hang in a hammock in the...

    Shesh... 14 hours to hang in a hammock in the frozen north? That's dedication. :-)

    Picking Blaktee up from the airport tomorrow here in Duluth at around 3:00 PM, then we'll be taking a short 1...
  7. WhickeyJack, This might help. Let me know if...

    WhickeyJack,

    This might help. Let me know if you have any issues viewing it. I built it running google maps side by side with Shug's map from above, so if the marker for the campsite is off,...
  8. Is this still accurate info regarding parking and...

    Is this still accurate info regarding parking and campsite location? Just want to make sure I have the correct waypoints programmed into my GPS.

    Thanks.
  9. I don't know about freezing. :-( The latest NWS...

    I don't know about freezing. :-(
    The latest NWS forecast for the area is counter to the idea of a "frozen butt"...
    Thursday A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 24.
    Thursday Night Mostly...
  10. I always have I.C.E. contact info with me, both...

    I always have I.C.E. contact info with me, both on my phone and in the form of an index card in an easily accessible pocket, but thanks for the reminder.

    You'd be surprised how many people head...
  11. You Betcha. Confirmed. Will be there Thursday...

    You Betcha. Confirmed.

    Will be there Thursday late afternoon.
  12. In all honesty, this will be my first hang with...

    In all honesty, this will be my first hang with the group, so wherever is fine, so long as everyone is there.

    A place to park, and a set of gps coords to hike on a trail to and I'm fine.
  13. You betcha I'm still in. Doing a final test run...

    You betcha I'm still in. Doing a final test run of my gear this weekend. No tq / uq, but I have other plans than I'm testing, and based on results yesterday, I should be fine.

    I'm bringing...
  14. I don't know how much it'll help, but I have...

    I don't know how much it'll help, but I have quite a bit of reflectix left over that I can drag along to help insulate things.
  15. If you'll look under TZBrown's post, there is a...

    If you'll look under TZBrown's post, there is a link to an excel sheet on Google docs that has some information in it.

    I've winter camped in central Alaska before, and I've hammock camped here...
  16. Gas / E85 Though I just use the regular 89...

    Gas / E85
    Though I just use the regular 89 octane. No problems yet. *crosses fingers*
  17. Mine is rated at -35F. The only thing I'm...

    Mine is rated at -35F. The only thing I'm concerned about is my truck starting after sitting for a few days. I've not had any problems to date with it starting, but I run 2 cycles on my remote...
  18. Well, if anyone wants to test their cold weather...

    Well, if anyone wants to test their cold weather gear, this weekend looks to be the weekend to do it.

    Currently, we are under:
    1: Winter Weather Advisory. Forecasting 4" to 7" of additional snow....
  19. I'll have my Terra 45 with me, though at some...

    I'll have my Terra 45 with me, though at some point I'm probably going to upgrade to the 64 or so. It's not ultralite, but you're more than welcome to try it out if you'd like. According to the...
  20. Blaktee, we're you the one flying into Duluth? ...

    Blaktee, we're you the one flying into Duluth? I sent you a pm.
  21. Ok, it looks like I'm set. Vacation time from...

    Ok, it looks like I'm set. Vacation time from work isn't going to be an issue, I'll have the last few pieces of gear I need just before the trip (with enough time for probably 1 or 2 test runs with...
  22. I'm going to be building a hammock stand this...

    I'm going to be building a hammock stand this weekend since I don't have adequate trees in the yard to hang like some of you lucky people do.

    Still researching methods of building one, but you're...
  23. As far as carpooling goes, I'm heading out from...

    As far as carpooling goes, I'm heading out from Duluth, so if anyone wants a ride from there to the site, and back to Duluth, I can carry 4 adults (5 cramped) along with all their gear.

    Currently,...
  24. Still working up my personal equipment list to...

    Still working up my personal equipment list to make sure I have enough insulation... As far as meals, I can start planning out some stuff as well. We have a pretty stout, large dehydrator so I can...
  25. Yeah, We have 3 German Shepherds, but mine is the...

    Yeah, We have 3 German Shepherds, but mine is the largest of our pack at about 95lbs. He's starting to pack on some winter fat and his coat has gotten a lot thicker just in the past few weeks. This...
  26. I'd love to participate in this. I'm not a...

    I'd love to participate in this.

    I'm not a complete stranger to below freezing weather, having lived almost 6 years in Alaska and playing outdoors in -30C (-25F) weather. :-) I've never "camped"...
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