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by chief54
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Trail Cam
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: Trail Cam

For sure will share them, I will be going out on Ranger 6/8 during new moon and will be spending 10 days and heading back out in sea plane. This will be first time using sea plane hoping for some good video/stills
by chief54
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Trail Cam
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: Trail Cam

I will be bringing my Moultrie M 40 game camera, that I use around my chicken coup. this will be along with 2 DSLR's, Nikon waterproof and Go Pro. I have always brought cheap little disposable cameras due to weight considerations when backpacking, but this trip I will be utilizing water taxis and Vo...
by chief54
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 2018 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Re: 2018 Trip Log - Add your planned itinerary here!

Chief Templeton,Ca/Fairbanks,Alaska 6/8-6/15 Ranger/Sea Plane Daisy,Windigo,Rock,Daisy,Rock Will be using water taxi and Voyageur to base camp. Will be bringing out a lot of camera gear for Milky Way images among others. The second time at Daisy will be using off trail backcountry camp permit to sta...
by chief54
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Transportation & Lodging
Topic: Rock Harbor Lodge
Replies: 1
Views: 211

Re: Rock Harbor Lodge

finally got through got everything i needed except windigo cabin
by chief54
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Transportation & Lodging
Topic: Rock Harbor Lodge
Replies: 1
Views: 211

Rock Harbor Lodge

Has any body had any trouble getting a hold of the lodge. I sent them a email request on 1/22 for reservations for the lodge, a couple of water taxi dropoff/pick ups and the Windigo cabin and have not heard back. I have tried calling the 2 numbers all day on website but all I get is busy signal.I se...
by chief54
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: June Trip
Replies: 5
Views: 208

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.
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by chief54
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: General Questions and Miscellaneous
Topic: June Trip
Replies: 5
Views: 208

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: 208

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: 489

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: 580

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: 580

Re: Hammocks

Thanks, sneakymonkey, enjoyed your video
by chief54
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Gear & Supplies
Topic: Hammocks
Replies: 11
Views: 580

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: 443

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: 290

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: 53004

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
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Loon was at Daisy Farm in 2009
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