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A quick trip to the Adirondacks...

Andy in NH

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Three days, two nights.

It was surprisingly and disappointingly warm.

Wednesday night 14*F.

Thursday in the 40s, overnight 28*F.

Friday it was in the high 40s.

Ready for the short walk in. Packed down snowmobile tracks made the going easy.

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Got to the campsite with enough time and light to build up the snow platform for the tipi.

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Had to gather and process wood by headlamp.

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Got set up easy enough and made some warm chow.

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Unpacked the creature comforts in anticipation for a good night's sleep.

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The next morning we had some more hot chow; some rice and kielbasa.

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Nice sunrise.

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Filled my water containers with snow and laid them in the sun against the dark fabric of the tipi.

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Headed out for some wood gathering.

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Stopped to take a break. Robbie set up his new tarp for some practice.

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I got some more time with my Nano twig stove.

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Didn't see any otters, but did see their tracks.

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Processed some more wood after getting back.

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Ken and Tierce set up an ad hoc sawbuck.

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Tipis lit up with a headlamp, LED lights, and a utility light.

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Evening chow was another big success!

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The next day, Dave cooked up some venison tenderloins - another big hit!

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Good times!
 
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That looks like so much fun. The wood stove tent setup is so cool. I'm sure a lot of careful planning went into this before setting out. Thanks for the pics!
 
Well done!
robert redford yes GIF
 
Is that a titanium stove and light teepee tent setup for backpacking?
The stainless steel stove and 30D nylon fabric tipi were optimised by a backpacking elk hunter who was looking to get further back in the wilderness and to stay out longer.

The stove breaks down flat, and weighs 6lbs 14oz.

The 8 man tipi weighs 7lb, 9oz.
 
The stainless steel stove and 30D nylon fabric tipi were optimised by a backpacking elk hunter who was looking to get further back in the wilderness and to stay out longer.

The stove breaks down flat, and weighs 6lbs 14oz.

The 8 man tipi weighs 7lb, 9oz.
Nice. I'm close to pulling the trigger on similar setup. 4 man tipi (really fits two with gear) and titanium stove. Just waiting for the stove to come back in stock. Whole thing weighs little over six pounds. Hope to have it for spring bear season because where we plan to go will be a lot of up and in. Can't day hunt it.

Did you keep the heat going all night? If so, how long did it go until you had to feed it?
 
Did you keep the heat going all night? If so, how long did it go until you had to feed it?
No.

The stove is used to cook, melt snow, dry gear/clothing, and to warm up.

It is really hard to estimate feeding the stove - that all depends on too many variables; outside ambient air temp, type of wood, and moisture content.

I bring a sleep system rated for the expected nighttime temperatures.

Different trips represented here, but we try to lay up a bunch of wood when the temps get below zero.

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