Category: cold weather camp

Winter Camping Symposium Duluth MN. 2022. What joy

If you follow me you will know I am a solo camper. Very rarely do I camp in a group. Just my family (the girls) and close friends, never more than a couple people. Well Leigh a friend has been at me for the… Continue Reading “Winter Camping Symposium Duluth MN. 2022. What joy”

First Time Hot Tent Camp

A few weeks ago and friend of mine Leigh asked if I would like to go out and hot tent overnight in the snow. well you know me , I jumped at it. And so our little adventure began The first thing i learnt… Continue Reading “First Time Hot Tent Camp”

Watch “Is a ferro rod a ferro rod – or are they different.” on YouTube

I was reading an article on Ferocium rods. Peaked my interest so pulled out all I had and took a closer look at them. Then went and tested them in the south 40vat the cottage. Interesting results. The strikers well kinda dissapointing some good… Continue Reading “Watch “Is a ferro rod a ferro rod – or are they different.” on YouTube”

Its a personal thing ! – What do you take outdoors

Each of us is unique in ourselves. We may have the overall common joy of the outdoors. Whether camping, hiking fishing, hunting etc. We wander aimlessly about just enjoying the outdoors. Bird watches will watch birds, Campers will camp, Hikers will hike.

Emergency Bivy for your vehicle

Living in Minnesota winters is challeging enough. Being caught out there on the road in an emergency…this could save you from an uncomfotable ending. You may just want to consider having one in the glove box……..just in case. Check it out The Novice Survivalist

First Winter Walkabout 2020.

Joy. Finally got to get out and trudge thru the snow.

CRTK Woods Chogan T-Hawk.

I have owned this T hawk for almost 4 years. Initially bought it for camping in California. The first time I used it was disappointing. But now having done some research in the past week or 2 I finally sharpened it. What a difference.… Continue Reading “CRTK Woods Chogan T-Hawk.”

Watch “YAKTRAX Diamond Grip, All-Surface Traction Cleats” on YouTube

If you winter walkabout these are a must for your own saftey and well being…yaktrax Ice cleats. Check em out…

Watch “BIG STICK II – Another trudging companion” on YouTube

Got to fancy up a new big stick for trudging around in winter. Always a good idea to have a 3rd leg in winter walkabouts. May just save you some unwanted pain.

Planning your Outdoor Experience Part III- A FUN SAFE EXPERIENCE

The last in this short series, lets talk about actually enjoying a safe and fun experience. In the last 2 parts we discussed the actual planning and how to prepare for a great experience outdoors. Whether family, group or solo camping I wanted to… Continue Reading “Planning your Outdoor Experience Part III- A FUN SAFE EXPERIENCE”

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