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  • Taking My Boys Snow Camping.

    Good by world. Off to go snow camp in an Ez-up with some heaters. Should be some awesome sledding hills. My boys are 10 and 8 and they love the cold. I swear their not mine sometimes. Here are a couple pictures from the last few trips. Ill post new ones when I get back.

  • #2
    Your braver than I am, I only snow camp if I'm FORCED to. And then I'm probably sleeping in my truck.
    Life is tough, it's even tougher if your stupid----John Wayne

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    • #3
      Lol. My buddys sleep in the back. We have three families going.

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      • #4
        Nice! Just missing some snowmobiles.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Jclevesque View Post
          Nice! Just missing some snowmobiles.
          They would only get used 1 or 2 times a year.

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          • #6
            All the snow we've had your not going to have to go far. Another storm this weekend. Have a safe and fun weekend.

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            • #7
              Love camping in winter, no skeeters and it's sooooo quiet. When I was a Scoutmaster I think me and the dads enjoyed more then the boys that were going. Hell we would burn 4-6 ricks of wood on the 3 day weekend to stay warm and cook. Enjoy the times.

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              • #8
                Looks like a blast. BTW Where abouts you camping? They're predicting 2 - 5 feet of snow above 7000ft and 50 a 110 mph gusts on the peaks this weekend. Don't end up on the news!

                Be safe and have fun.

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                • #9
                  Came back a day early. Burnt to much firewood last night. Camp is at 5500ft. It was 27F last night and today. Snowed on us all day with blizzard conditions while we sledded. Made a smart choice to come home tonight. Had a blast. Made it to 6500ft in the truck last night missing around. Anyways Ill get pictures tomorrow.

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                  • #10
                    wish my dad would have done stuff like that with me
                    my Wallet is Getting dangerously close to spontaneous combustion

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                    • #11
                      What Smokes said.. You're a good dad. Good thing you came back early too.. It's pissing down here now in Alameda, I'm sure it is up in Sonoma, so it must be crazy in the mountains.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Doc_V View Post
                        What Smokes said.. You're a good dad. Good thing you came back early too.. It's pissing down here now in Alameda, I'm sure it is up in Sonoma, so it must be crazy in the mountains.
                        Dry right now. It had been snowing since about 7am tell we left. Our heaters could not keep the snow melted off the ez-ups. Fast enough. They would not hhace made it through another night. But last night was perfect. No wind and stayed right at 27-30f and big fire

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Kroyleahcim View Post
                          Love camping in winter, no skeeters and it's sooooo quiet. When I was a Scoutmaster I think me and the dads enjoyed more then the boys that were going. Hell we would burn 4-6 ricks of wood on the 3 day weekend to stay warm and cook. Enjoy the times.
                          We camped at 5500 feet and had a foot of snow on the grounds. Normally we get to watch all the stupid people try and come up the mountain but not a sigle person made it to us. We had the best sledding hill to ourselves.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Doc_V View Post
                            Looks like a blast. BTW Where abouts you camping? They're predicting 2 - 5 feet of snow above 7000ft and 50 a 110 mph gusts on the peaks this weekend. Don't end up on the news!

                            Be safe and have fun.
                            We camp in Mendocino National Forest. Right on the main road called M1 on Hull Mountain. North of Lake Pillsbury.

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                            • #15
                              what an adventure...those two boys are living the good life...stories around the campfire and memories that will last a lifetime...zp...

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                              • #16
                                Heres a few pictures. Headed out to find the go-pro for more.

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                                • #17
                                  Nice... I was thinking Sierras. This looks much cooler, fewer people in that no mans land part of Nor Cal [in a good way]. I'll have to get my butt up there in the summer; looks like there could be some good riding.

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by Doc_V View Post
                                    Nice... I was thinking Sierras. This looks much cooler, fewer people in that no mans land part of Nor Cal [in a good way]. I'll have to get my butt up there in the summer; looks like there could be some good riding.
                                    About 14miles off pavement. Yep Everyone keep going to tahoe! Ill keep my 6,800 mountain peak to myself. Yes everyone tahoe is your only snow close to us. So keep heading east. Ill head north.

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                                    • #19
                                      Found the Go-Pro.

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                                      • #20
                                        Can we post videos?

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                                        • Doc_V
                                          Doc_V commented
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                                          Yah, click on the [A] on the right, then click on the icon that looks like a film strip. But you'll have to host it somewhere like YouTube.

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