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  1. Great trip report Thanks for sharing

    Great trip report
    Thanks for sharing
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    I'm 6'3 185 and am I a standard WBBB 1.0double ...

    I'm 6'3 185 and am I a standard WBBB 1.0double
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    Yes it's under the superfly!
  3. VIDEO - La Cloche Silhouette trail - 78KM in 3 days

    Thanks bubba
    Hope to see you at a future hang
  4. Thanks - it was my first real video edit I...

    Thanks - it was my first real video edit
    I wasn't sure if people wanted to hear my clips of me talking or see the scenery ( with some music )
    I went with scenery -



    Pretty much every...
  5. Thanks Rodell I really enjoyed the site...

    Thanks Rodell



    I really enjoyed the site the 1st night I loved the view I had while by the fire.



    Monday morning was raining pretty heavy at points - but It stopped around 12:30 and by 2...
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    trip report here ...

    trip report here

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/109727-VIDEO-La-Cloche-Silhouette-trail-78KM-in-3-days?p=1454844#post1454844
  7. VIDEO - La Cloche Silhouette trail - 78KM in 3 days

    So on May 4 2015 I headed for a solo trek to La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Killarney, Ontario Canada.

    Had rain on Monday Morning till around noon - then sunny skies and warm weather for the next...
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    Wow! Just finished in 3 days !! Had some rain...

    Wow!
    Just finished in 3 days !!
    Had some rain the 1st morning then sunshine and clear skies for the rest of the trip
    I will be posting a trip report !
    Just about to enjoy some fish and chips...
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    Just wanted to post that I talk to Killarney...

    Just wanted to post that I talk to Killarney today and they still have lots of snow/ice but they anticipate the trails should be fairly clear by May 4. :D

    Another week and I can start watching...
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    Since you'll be on the water a few days before I...

    Since you'll be on the water a few days before I head up, have you heard anything about ice out?
    I hoping the trails are in OK condition to keep a good pace.
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    La Cloche Silhouette - May 4 2015

    When I did my reservation for May I got all the sites I initially wanted. I booked about six weeks before my trip. If I were to go later in the summer I would definitely book the second I knew I was...
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    Ill Be on Boundary on Tuesday May 5!

    Ill Be on Boundary on Tuesday May 5!
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    La Cloche Silhouette - May 4 2015

    Going Clockwise

    But definitely going light - my base weight right now ( with pack ) is just over 12 lbs - there's a few more things I need to add ( camera / gps / batteries / hatchet). But...
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    There should be a trip report after - I'm gonna...

    There should be a trip report after - I'm gonna use my daughters go pro - I know my solar charger can keep my phone going - just testing this week if I can keep my phone and a go pro charged.


    ...
  15. I already got my Killarney trip May 4 - Wont be...

    I already got my Killarney trip May 4 - Wont be able to make it to Algonquin as well.
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    Hopefully I'll have some sort of trip report...

    Hopefully I'll have some sort of trip report after - May is gong to arrive very fast this year.
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    La Cloche Silhouette - May 4 2015

    Itinerary

    I used Jeffs map for time estimates. The times I've been before ( just in and out trips ) I was really close to his posted times.


    Day 1 - Arrive 10:00 - Trail Head 11:00AM
    George...
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    La Cloche Silhouette - May 4 2015

    Heading to La Cloche Silhouette on May 4 2015 to do the entire loop in 4 days!
    The plan is about 20 KM per day including Silver Peak

    I've done sections of this trail before so I know what I'm...
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    Welcome fellow Ontarian ! Enjoy the forum...

    Welcome
    fellow Ontarian !

    Enjoy the forum and hanging
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    I made it up Saturday morning - after a late...

    I made it up Saturday morning - after a late night of work and a few hours sleep I ventured up to Kawartha Highlands - the drive took a little more than 2 hours. When I arrived at the parking...
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    Ggreaves - Im gonna aim for parking lot on...

    Ggreaves - Im gonna aim for parking lot on Saturday am 9:30
    Only thing I'm DJing Friday and get home about 3:15 and will have to leave my house at 6:30 [emoji22].
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    So just curious about booking our permits They...

    So just curious about booking our permits
    They can be booked online however I'm just worried if I book myself for sucker Lake site 125.
    Will that reserve the site for me so no one else can book?
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    Just wondering Is anyone staying Sunday night ?...

    Just wondering
    Is anyone staying Sunday night ?
    I'm coming Saturday - Sunday but am off Monday -
    Also perhaps those coming Saturday can pick a place / time to meet

    I'm coming from the north...
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    I'm coming in Saturday morning as well

    I'm coming in Saturday morning as well
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    Chard - just to add to roll call - looks like...

    Chard - just to add to roll call - looks like Liam wants to make it out with me

    Just over 2 weeks away !!!

    Just did s scout camp over the weekend -16c. Still didn't beat out low ....
    ...
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    Dark rum works as well :)

    Dark rum works as well :)
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    Ill bring my hot tent as well - only room for 5/6...

    Ill bring my hot tent as well - only room for 5/6 but it's somewhere to warmup if someone gets a chill.

    I doubt there will be a shortage of axes / saws - I know I'll have a saw and an axe or 2 :)...
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    I like it because of the challenge. In summer...

    I like it because of the challenge.

    In summer it's easy - grab some stuff and go.
    In winter you need to plan a little more since there's less room for error. But when your preparation come...
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    I also booked off the weekend of the 20th So...

    I also booked off the weekend of the 20th
    So I'm definitely in :)

    As mentioned I can bring my hot tent as a warming area. it's not huge but at 10x10 we can fit a few chairs around the stove.
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    I was up Friday to test out the hot tent I made (...

    I was up Friday to test out the hot tent I made ( yes I slept on the ground )
    Had a great night seeing some familiar faces and meeting a few new ones

    Hot tent worked very well but I'm gonna...
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    I'll bring the hot tent - it's actually really...

    I'll bring the hot tent - it's actually really easy to setup :)
    I might even sleep in It !!!!!
    I know my hammock setup is good for -27c
    So this might be a good time to test an alternate...
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    So is anyone going Friday afternoon / night ? my...

    So is anyone going Friday afternoon / night ?
    my weekend is weird and I was going friday then leaving saturday to work and come back around 8:00PM and stay till sunday ( possible - I might be...
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    I like the views Even with rain it looks like...

    I like the views
    Even with rain it looks like you had a good trip

    Cheers
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    I'm possible for the 20th but not the 27th I'm...

    I'm possible for the 20th but not the 27th
    I'm good for whatever location :)
    I've marked my calendar - hopefully work doesn't prevent me from attending
    Cheers !
  35. Chard The trail was packed ( you technically...

    Chard
    The trail was packed ( you technically didn't need snowshoes )
    Off trail wasn't too bad about a foot to foot and a half deep but easy to dig down to the ground to set up the tent and stove ...
  36. Winter solstice- Algonquin Park Ontario- Dec 21

    Liam and I got out for a night in Algonquin park for the winter solstice ( and new moon)
    This trip I made a hot tent to test out. The plan - use the hot tent as a community shelter for the morning...
  37. Algonquin park - Dec 21 - winter solstice / new moon

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    Hot tent is DONE!!

    It's 8' in the Center and 10.5' square pyramid


    Just burning in the stove and a test setup then she goes for her maiden voyage tomorrow :D


    Weather is calling...
  38. Looking like -12C and sunny !! So looking...

    Looking like -12C and sunny !!

    So looking forward to this weekend -
    Then the valens hang in a few weeks :D
    Can't wait!!
  39. Thread: Going to Ground

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    Where I camp I generally know I'll be in a...

    Where I camp I generally know I'll be in a hammock
    However when I have gone on a few trips where I knew that there might not be anywhere to hang - I bring a ground setup as well
    Usually this is a...
  40. Yes it's a Sunday night ( school is out!) ...

    Yes it's a Sunday night ( school is out!)

    Might stay for 2 nights - weather is looking pretty good

    Just trying to finish making my hot tent - if done we are testing it out :)
    But
    The tent...
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    Looks like I'll be making it with Liam :) ...

    Looks like I'll be making it with Liam :)


    Only thing is I have to leave Saturday for a few events then come back around 8pm to enjoy the campfire and stars

    I can bring some wood for the...
  42. Algonquin park - Dec 21 - winter solstice / new moon

    Haven't decided a final spot yet
    But Liam ( he's 13) said he wants to hike about 4 km in.

    It will probably be a trail off of 60 near the west gate we ventured the highland trail in the summer...
  43. Algonquin park - Dec 21 - winter solstice / new moon

    Liam and I are heading up to Algonquin for the night on December 21!

    Winter solstice and new moon - hopefully some good stargazing that night

    Been working on a hot tent ( just for a warming...
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    I've marked my calendar and I'm hoping to make it...

    I've marked my calendar and I'm hoping to make it out
    Friday is more of a possibility
    Perhaps Saturday

    Being my slow season it's difficult to book off a weekend - hopefully I'll make it ...
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    GTA Hikers - any one around Nov3-5?

    Got a few days off ( Monday Nov 3-Nov 5)

    Thinking of making an outing to silver peak in Killarny :)

    Just wondering if any of the shift guys or others have a few days - you are welcome to join...
  46. WOW! amazing weather and awesome colours Looks...

    WOW!
    amazing weather and awesome colours
    Looks like was a GREAT weekend out

    - Looking forward to read Chards trip report when it gets posted -
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    Chard Bad news ... I booked events for myself...

    Chard
    Bad news ...
    I booked events for myself Friday night and Saturday morning :(

    Unfortunately I'm not gonna be making this one

    Oh well
    Hopefully I'll get out soon

    Cheers
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    There's a good possibility I'll be able to make...

    There's a good possibility I'll be able to make it friday night :D I'm working in Whitby Saturday so I'm just working out the details and such.

    If I do make it I'll be solo in a kayak

    Cheers
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    EGL Fall 2014 Canoe Hang

    Go figure
    I'm booked Thursday night and Saturday night so no chance I can make this one :(

    We need to organize a hang that is Monday - Wednesday for the weekend workers and shift guys

    Have...
  50. Poll: Canada>Ontario>Algonquin>EGL Canoe Hang - Spring 2014 - Algonquin

    Hey Chard - Unvote me for May 16-19 - I won't be able to make the canoe trip :(

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    I am now going with the family to George lake in Killarney :D
    My wife and daughter want to camp -...
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