Search found 17 matches

by chief54
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: June Trip
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: June Trip

Thanks , this was up by Mitchel Peak. Thunder Bay should not be a problem with the heart or Galactic Center of Milky Way in the SE-S direction, although the loom of light from Las Vegas at over 100 miles in photo from Death Valley worked in this panorama.
milky0895finish1.jpg
by chief54
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: June Trip
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: June Trip

No real backup plan, just will hunker down were ever I am at. I have seldom run into weather problems that time of the year, but am always aware #$%^ happens, I have run into problems over the years of Voyageur breaking down, not a lot but it has happened. A big concern is cloudy nights, with Milky ...
by chief54
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: June Trip
Replies: 5
Views: 145

June Trip

I will be doing a different kind of trip this June. All my previous trips have been backpacking trips going as light as possible as the years have passed. I am an avid photographer and on my second trip to in early 70's I brought my first SLR camera, took 3 rolls of film, but developer lost two roll...
by chief54
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Need Advice; Planning a 5 night traverse
Replies: 8
Views: 410

Re: Need Advice; Planning a 5 night traverse

You sound like you are doing your research so I am sure you aware of group camping regs., if 10 or more, divide into two groups with completely separate itineraries. Unfortunately my worst night on IR had nothing to do with weather but with two groups of scouts that met up for last night at Chippewa...
by chief54
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Hammocks
Replies: 11
Views: 436

Re: Hammocks

Sneakymonkey I am also in planing stages for a 2 week trip over new moon in June for some astrophotography. Paulbates, thanks for the info, I will check your suggestions out, have been looking at a Warbonnet Blackbird XLC. I also went out to IR when I was 10 in 63 and have been back many many times....
by chief54
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Hammocks
Replies: 11
Views: 436

Re: Hammocks

Thanks, sneakymonkey, enjoyed your video
by chief54
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Hammocks
Replies: 11
Views: 436

Hammocks

Looking to give a hammock a try, any suggestions which set up to get, company, type, tarps etc. Do not know anything about them but am getting up there in age and it is getting harder to sleep on ground. Thanks
by chief54
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Map
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Map

there use to be a map of IR, if I remember correctly, that had island in yellow with trails shown with mileage and lake was blue. Around sides of map were little bits on info about various places such as Ryan Island, largest island on largest lake on largest island on largest lake, things like that....
by chief54
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Mike Tremblay Ebook
Replies: 4
Views: 259

Re: Mike Tremblay Ebook

Mike, i have emailed you couple of times, no response,
by chief54
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Submissions for PICTURE OF THE WEEK go here
Replies: 244
Views: 52390

Re: Submissions for PICTURE OF THE WEEK go here

The fox was taken at Windigo when I woke up from a nap outside shelter back in the 80's
Scan14_0014.jpg
Loon was at Daisy Farm in 2009
IMG_0096.jpg
by chief54
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Web Board & Web Site
Topic: Picture of Week
Replies: 0
Views: 255

Picture of Week

how does Picture of week work? the instructions are rather old,I can not seem to figure it out.

edited to add: figured it out
by chief54
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Transportation & Lodging
Topic: Ranger Increase
Replies: 1
Views: 324

Ranger Increase

Just saw this on National Parks Traveler website. If you have never checked out this site i recommend it. Lots of great stories, reviews, books about the Parks.
https://www.nationalparkstraveler.org/2 ... k-proposed
by chief54
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Mike Tremblay Ebook
Replies: 4
Views: 259

Re: Mike Tremblay Ebook

Mike does the CD contain everything the Deluxe planning package has including the Itinerary Generator Program?
by chief54
Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: Mike Tremblay Ebook
Replies: 4
Views: 259

Mike Tremblay Ebook

Does any body know if Mike Tremblay's book works on a Mac Book Pro yet?
by chief54
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Trails & Campsites
Topic: Backcountry camping
Replies: 1
Views: 239

Backcountry camping

Does anybody have or could steer me to newest info on backcountry camping. Post on this site is from 2010 and wonder it there is anything newer. I am an astrophotographer and would like to do some shots from and or near the firetower by Daisy Farms. If weather is clear, Milky Way will be visible fro...