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Last year, Dan Cooke and I teamed up to lead two short trip/seminars in the BWCA on the topics of bushcraft and paddling. We had very small groups and travelled by solo canoe. It was in October, the shoulder season, where we can have warm, still days or raucous wind, sleet and snow. Last year we had the latter. In fact, I do not believe the wind stopped blowing for five days and nights. Nevertheless we had a great time. We bring a CCS “hot” tent, by that I mean a tent which holds a wood stove. This is not so much for sleeping, but for coming in after a cold wet day on the lakes with an opportunity to dry out, … Continue reading