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  1. I forgot to mention in my earlier post that I've...

    I forgot to mention in my earlier post that I've secured an empty jumbo olive tub!

    Whoever wants to come pick it up in Toronto can have it. I'll wait to see if anyone actually wants them enough to...
  2. I followed up on a few interesting points raised:...

    I followed up on a few interesting points raised:

    - I got some cheap goggles off ebay for around the fire
    - I tried some Dutch salted licorice (triple salted variety). It was like eating a...
  3. I just barely managed to squeeze a large heavy...

    I just barely managed to squeeze a large heavy wool blanket in my pack. Just in the event it turns out to be too cold for anyone (myself included).

    See you all soon!
  4. Sorry about that, working the late nights these...

    Sorry about that, working the late nights these past few months.

    I'm all for the pairing Keg, but I'll still have to see about a possible carpool from the GTA as my motorcycle may or may not be an...
  5. R/N I've also never had to portage a canoe...

    R/N

    I've also never had to portage a canoe before.
  6. It's about time to book off those days so it...

    It's about time to book off those days so it couldn't hurt to start to finalize the details.
  7. Shame this falls right in the middle of Red...

    Shame this falls right in the middle of Red Green's Ontario tour. Guess I'll buy the DVD later.
  8. I'm in so long as there is an empty spot in a...

    I'm in so long as there is an empty spot in a canoe for me. I have zero experience solo paddling.
  9. Looks like everyone had a great time and I wish I...

    Looks like everyone had a great time and I wish I could have been there. Hard to get time off with the new job and I haven't gotten outdoors since August!

    Hopefully I'll see everyone and some new...
  10. Couldn't get time off as my coworker beat me to...

    Couldn't get time off as my coworker beat me to it. Hopefully see some of you in Spring.
  11. I may be in. It will likely come down to the...

    I may be in. It will likely come down to the forecast a few days before. I'm light on insulation and between jobs right now so events a month away are a little unpredictable at the moment.
  12. Looks like just us 3 unfortunately. It's a shame...

    Looks like just us 3 unfortunately. It's a shame after all the hubub about everyone wanting to take a trip in August, they all ended up divided on their own.

    My fiancee and I are still in it rain...
  13. Something came up with the two friends and they...

    Something came up with the two friends and they can't make it anymore. So back to just the two of us.

    he apologizes for any inconvenience.
  14. Two friends are confirmed. They are still...

    Two friends are confirmed. They are still debating the idea of borrowing hammocks but I think they'll probably take the tent.
  15. A friend of mine who is a recent immigrant to...

    A friend of mine who is a recent immigrant to Canada from Holland expressed interest in going out camping with me. Him and his girlfriend don't have much camping/hiking experience or equipment (let...
  16. more people with you means splitting the gear...

    more people with you means splitting the gear load =D
  17. My friend can't afford to take time off so it's...

    My friend can't afford to take time off so it's just the two of us.

    We may be able to carpool one person from toronto.
  18. Looks good to me. I think my fiancee is free that...

    Looks good to me. I think my fiancee is free that weekend as well. As soon as the date is settled I can confirm my friend as well.
  19. I'm free with enough advance notice except august...

    I'm free with enough advance notice except august 18/19th. Might be Me+2
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    Bit late to this thread as I've had internet...

    Bit late to this thread as I've had internet outage for awhile, but I'm in if you're still taking people.

    Free all august except the 18/19th (PAL examination)

    Depending on that date It could be...
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    I can free up nearly any days I need to with...

    I can free up nearly any days I need to with enough advance notice.

    I'm fine with anything, but would prefer backpacking.
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    Yes, we'll be going barring any unusual...

    Yes, we'll be going barring any unusual circumstances.

    Forecast* as of now calls for 20 degree highs and about 5mm rain each day.

    @Jayson: We're staying two nights. We'll likely arrive in the...
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    Absolutely! Although my setup is not the very...

    Absolutely! Although my setup is not the very least bit "professional" and the two with me will probably just have their brand new Blackbirds with some cheap pads/tarps.

    I did pick up some...
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    Valens May 2-4th (Wed-Fri)

    I bought a couple WBBBs for my fiance and a friend of ours and what better place for them to test them out than our favourite site 134 at Valens Conservation.

    Being a weekday camp I don't expect...
  25. I'll probably be sitting this one out. I was...

    I'll probably be sitting this one out. I was looking at investing in some winter insulation but now I have to save up to attend my brother's wedding back in BC.
  26. Poll: Well since nobody has piped up yet, I'll "claim"...

    Well since nobody has piped up yet, I'll "claim" your carpool seat Brian if nobody has it via PM yet. I live right off the 401 at the Leslie exit.
  27. Poll: I don't own a car and my motorcycle would not be...

    I don't own a car and my motorcycle would not be very efficient use of our vehicle limit (or even a pleasent ride if the weather is nasty), but I'll wait untill everyone else chimes in before I...
  28. Poll: Should we start discussing carpooling and vehicle...

    Should we start discussing carpooling and vehicle limits per site now?

    I'm in Northern Toronto and have no problems hopping in a car with internet strangers. Or I can take my motorcycle down by...
  29. Poll: I'll definately try to make it. If we could get...

    I'll definately try to make it. If we could get the final word on which weekend, I'll be able to book off the time with more ease.
  30. Day 1: Rain Night 1: Cold Day 2: Snow,...

    Day 1: Rain
    Night 1: Cold

    Day 2: Snow, Muskeg, Headwinds
    Night 2: Cold, Fire

    Day 3: Headwinds, Kayak
  31. Will there be any change of plans if the weather...

    Will there be any change of plans if the weather take a turn for the worst? I'm from Vancouver so I'm used to all my outdoor excursions being in the rain anyway, but I don't know if long paddles and...
  32. I'm still interested in paddle partners and...

    I'm still interested in paddle partners and carpools myself before I worry about rentals.
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    just be sure to go easy on those mooncakes lest...

    just be sure to go easy on those mooncakes lest you wake up on the ground with a sore bum.
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    I'm 6'2 and I share a WBBB 1.7 double layer with...

    I'm 6'2 and I share a WBBB 1.7 double layer with the missus who is about 5'8. Together we a bit under the 400lb weight limit. The setup is by no means ultra-light, but may make a good compromise when...
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    The only way to travel

    I have no idea if this has been posted before, but it's too amazing to risk it.

    http://thereifixedit.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/white-trash-repairs-im-a-little-confused.jpg

    Edit: Guess so =(...
  36. I'll happily keep one of those seats warm and...

    I'll happily keep one of those seats warm and pitch in for gas/timmies. If I bring my bike I would likely spend all weekend worring about it anyway.
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    Just got back from my first hammock camp over the...

    Just got back from my first hammock camp over the weekend. Does anyone else feel the world gently swaying when you sit still?
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    First hang from Toronto

    posting from my WBBB on my first hang.

    It's about 1am and close to 17C I think. No insulation at all so my backside is a bit chilly. No stakes for tieouts so I've got some Netting in my face. I'm...
  39. Quick question, going on a weekend trip with a...

    Quick question, going on a weekend trip with a couple friends to test the new hammock. They wanted Cypress lake but they're booked full all month. Anyone recomend a good "walk in" site of sorts for 5...
  40. I've got the time booked off work so it's as...

    I've got the time booked off work so it's as confirmed as I can get it.
  41. my fiance, mother, and grandmothers are all...

    my fiance, mother, and grandmothers are all seamstresses. Who should I contact foe a top and bottom quilt pattern?
  42. Thanks for the tip on the Chinook tarp, got one...

    Thanks for the tip on the Chinook tarp, got one and a new sleeping bag with free shipping. Now just the long wait for the hammock to arrive and I can get to testing it out!
  43. A street bike, 1999 SV650S. Wish I had a nice...

    A street bike, 1999 SV650S. Wish I had a nice adventure tourer to handle those unpaved road better, but they rarely come around cheaply.

    I'm still debating on the whole tarp thing. I think I'll...
  44. Brand new to this whole hammock camping thing and...

    Brand new to this whole hammock camping thing and noticed there are pleanty of local Ontario Hammockiers(?). Just ordered a WBBB, no tarp, pad or quilts yet though. I havn't spent much time outdoors...
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