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    Ground Tent camping on overland trips

    @Advtres That tent is huge, but I use a Kelty Grand Mesa 2 and most anything is large compared to it. I love the vestibule size, and for use with vehicles, or even with canoe trips I imagine it is phenomenal to have. For snow camping I've exclusively used tarp and sleeping bag or a quinzee.
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    Ground Tent camping on overland trips

    Agreed, that is a lot of space. Which tent is that? @Advtres
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    OB Canoe Talk

    Great to see everyone chiming in. I purchased my boats years ago, and with setup time, wind push, and tracking inflatables were never an option. I got both boats for under $500 each, the H2Pro was used (it's literally as old as I am, stopped production in '93 I think) and the Charles River was...
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    OB Canoe Talk

    I agree with the idea of inflatables. A lot of cons for only 1 pro. The Pakcanoe caught my eye because it's more of a hybrid of the two. The Canadians make a beautiful boat. I paddled/poled an Esquif Miramichi 20 while guiding an Allagash trip a few years ago and it was beautiful in every way. I...
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    OB Canoe Talk

    @NotGumby and I were chatting on the Member intro thread, so I figured why not start a Canoe thread. For some background I have an Old Town Charles River 159 and an Old Town H2Pro. I love the idea of a takedown canoe. This is my first time seeing the Ally, but it has pretty good looking lines...
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    What is the Quintessential Camp Food?

    I don't think I've been on an overnight camping adventure in the last 10 years that we didn't have some sort of pancakes or ployes. Generally with fruit or peanut butter and real Maple Syrup. For dinners we almost always make black bean quesadillas and chili mac. But for what makes me think of...
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    Member Introductions *NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF*

    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome. That one's an Old Town Charles River 159, and the not pictured ones are an Old Town H2Pro and a pair of Wilderness Systems Tsunami Kayaks (140 & 145). The Charles River did well on the Allagash 2 years ago, though I wish I had the Royalex 17 footer. It's...
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    Ground Truth on Expiration Dates

    I know this is a necro, but I feel the last post needs clarification for folks. I agree with @Cort with your potential liability and replacing things as best practice. That being said, we operate in an Ideal-to-real principle world and sometimes having expired things is better than nothing at...
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    Member Introductions *NEW MEMBERS INTRODUCE YOURSELF*

    Hello Everyone, I'm Jesse, and I live in Portland, Maine, USA. Currently I drive a 2016 Ford Escape 2.0L but am hoping to pick up a '21 Tacoma next month. I would say I'm somewhere between the advanced beginner and competent level with overlanding. It's been over 8 years since I last did any...