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    Wiggy's -60F Sleeping Bag Inspired Trip

    I just bought a -60F sleeping bag from Wiggy's with an extremely cold camping trip in mind...I've done -36F last year in my locale in the ADKs...last weekend we hung at -9F, which seemed like a walk in the park...

    I'm interested in finding a location up in America's Hat (aka Canada) with consistently extreme winter temperatures within a day's drive of Upstate NY for a camping trip for next winter (as we've likely already past the coldest of this winter).

    Any help with location suggestions will be appreciated, and once plans are made, I'll be posting details about the trip!

    Thanks,

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    Quote Originally Posted by NFA View Post
    America's Hat (aka Canada)

    That remark won't win you any friends on this side of the border.

    I don't think you'll find those temps consistently a day's drive from NY. (It doesn't automatically drop 20 degress when you cross the border )

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    Well said. Besides, we have plenty of jokes about the summer travellers with snowmobiles on their trailer where I grew up on the border...
    I can't buy something without first considering whether I could just make it myself instead. How'd I get so screwed up?

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    Is Canada our hat? or are we Canada's Trousers?
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    -36 ..pics or it didn't happen !!
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    La Mauricie National Park is fairly close and quite cold in the winter.

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