Page 1 of 7 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 66
  1. #1
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Reno Nv
    Posts
    4,902
    Thanks
    1,418
    Thanked 769 Times in 558 Posts
    Congratulations
    273
    Congratulated 100 Times in 16 Posts

    What's your back country camp set up?

    What are you guys using in the back country for your camp set up? Tent, sleeping system, kitchen etc.
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Idaho
    Posts
    665
    Thanks
    151
    Thanked 76 Times in 60 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I like what My wife says.... She says I move the house to elk camp!! But dang it if she comes along and I forgot an item!!!! Win some loose some I guess.

    Cabelas ISQ tent. Usually take about 4 pods for guys and or gear. Cots,,sleeping bags, cot pads, wood stove.
    A full camp kitchen, two coleman stoves, small BBQ, wash tubs, 5 gal kettle for hot water, zodi shower, pantry box, chairs, tarps for cover iver the kitchen, coolers, one with dry ice one with wet ice.
    Archery range, chainsaw,


    I dont have a clothing washer!!!!! But she hasnt asked for one yet! Hahaha. She did mention I should just give in and get an RV!! But thats just a tad much for me.
    I hunt because......

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to wolftalonID For This Useful Post:


  4. #3
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Reno Nv
    Posts
    4,902
    Thanks
    1,418
    Thanked 769 Times in 558 Posts
    Congratulations
    273
    Congratulated 100 Times in 16 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by wolftalonID View Post
    I like what My wife says.... She says I move the house to elk camp!! But dang it if she comes along and I forgot an item!!!! Win some loose some I guess.

    Cabelas ISQ tent. Usually take about 4 pods for guys and or gear. Cots,,sleeping bags, cot pads, wood stove.
    A full camp kitchen, two coleman stoves, small BBQ, wash tubs, 5 gal kettle for hot water, zodi shower, pantry box, chairs, tarps for cover iver the kitchen, coolers, one with dry ice one with wet ice.
    Archery range, chainsaw,


    I dont have a clothing washer!!!!! But she hasnt asked for one yet! Hahaha. She did mention I should just give in and get an RV!! But thats just a tad much for me.
    Jeez bro. Can I come hunt with you?
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to Ikeepitcold For This Useful Post:


  6. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Cody, Wyoming
    Posts
    302
    Thanks
    278
    Thanked 45 Times in 41 Posts
    Congratulations
    21
    Congratulated 46 Times in 4 Posts
    when I walk back quite a ways I just take the essentials, 1p tent, lightweight sleeping bag, food, some extra clothes. When I can drive my truck to my camping spot, its mountain luxury! Wall tent, stove, blow up mattress, shower, coolers, the whole 9! However, hunting isn't nearly as serious when I drive my truck and meet my friends!

  7. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    703
    Thanks
    70
    Thanked 223 Times in 113 Posts
    Congratulations
    4
    Congratulated 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Kiddwinner, what lightweight sleeping bag do you use?

  8. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    1,268
    Thanks
    393
    Thanked 443 Times in 240 Posts
    Congratulations
    124
    Congratulated 120 Times in 27 Posts
    I cant even come close to where I Elk hunt so I try to keep it as light as possible. The older I get the lighter I try to pack. Including bow I used to pack in about 70lbs. Last year my pack for seven days with bow/arrows was down to 58.5 lbs. I have made a few changes for this year to lighten it up a little more.


    Pack & Stuff Sacks
    Pack =..............................93.00
    Extra straps =......................5.96
    Stove Stuff Sack =................0.71
    Small Dry Stuff Sack =..........1.45
    Large Dry Stuff Sack =..........2.10


    Sleeping
    Marmot Sleeping Bag =.......45.54
    Term-a-rest =......................23.48
    Tent & tarp =......................56.45

    Clothing
    Sitka Mountain Pants =..........24.19
    Sitka 90% Jacket =.............. .19.61
    Sitka Kelvin Insulated Vest =...15.18
    First Lite Marino Crew Tx2 =....11.19
    First Lite Marino Zip Tx1 =.......10.74
    First Lite Marino HCrew Tx1 =....7.64
    First Lite Allegheny Tx2 =........19.10
    MarinoWool Socks Linersx2 = ...2.07
    MarinoWool Socks Med x2 =.....2.24
    MarinoWoolSocks Heavy x2 =...5.43
    Marino Wool Boxers x2 =..........7.90
    Ball Cap =................................2.04
    Marino Wool Beanie Light =.......0.93
    Marino Wool Beanie Heavy =..... 2.57
    Suspenders .............................3.12
    Wool Mitten Gloves =................4.06
    Light Gloves =...........................2.10
    Rain Gear................................16.71
    Gaiters =..................................9.84

    Meals

    Stove =...................................11.30
    Lighter =...................................0.80
    spoon=.....................................0.35
    Paper Towels and Rag =.............1.20
    Stove Fuel =............................12.58
    Toilet Paper =............................3.00
    7 Day Food Pack =.................193.90
    1 qt Water =............................32.00
    All Purpose Soap =...................5.00
    Waterproof Matches =...............0.61

    Accessories
    Water Pump =........................12.75
    Water Tablets =........................1.06
    Binoculars =...........................32.16
    Range Finder/Case =................8.03
    Bugle =....................................6.30
    Cow Calls x2 =.........................2.50
    GPS Garmin 62s =...................6.20
    10 AA lithium Batteries =...........9.58
    Streamlight 14512 =..................5.60
    Duct Tape =..............................4.16
    550 Cord =................................6.90
    Bow Sling =...............................8.94
    Small Maglight =........................3.90
    Extra Bugle Reeds =..................1.19
    Buck Knife =..............................7.41
    All Purpose Tool =......................9.35
    Wyoming Saw =.......................15.39
    Water Bladder =.........................5.45
    Plastic Bags =............................6.45
    Game Bags =...........................21.15
    Wind dust=.................................0.87
    Map=.........................................2.84

    Emergency Kit =........................14.70
    Marking Tape =...........................0.39
    Knee Brace =..............................6.52
    Chap Stick =0.32

    Bow Arrows & release=................85.16


    Total weight =934.59oz =58.42lbs
    Last edited by 25contender; 03-07-2014 at 05:06 PM.

  9. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to 25contender For This Useful Post:


  10. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Cody, Wyoming
    Posts
    302
    Thanks
    278
    Thanked 45 Times in 41 Posts
    Congratulations
    21
    Congratulated 46 Times in 4 Posts
    I have a northface, (Which was give to me) and a Kelty I believe, I always sleep cold so, I bought a -15 mountain hardware from sierratradingpost.com and have yet to try it. If you sign up for there email thing you get an extra 30% off. The northface and kelty pack into an incredibly small stuff sack which is really nice. the new -15 bag is slightly larger but I also order the long version. Let me know what you think

    http://www.sierratradingpost.com/mou...colorFamily=01

  11. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Cody, Wyoming
    Posts
    302
    Thanks
    278
    Thanked 45 Times in 41 Posts
    Congratulations
    21
    Congratulated 46 Times in 4 Posts
    the extra weight of my bag will be worth it to me if it keeps me toasty! 5 lbs is a lot of weight

  12. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    399
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 47 Times in 38 Posts
    Congratulations
    9
    Congratulated 24 Times in 5 Posts
    When backpacking in for multiple days (10), I use the lightest, most compressible items I can. Every ounce I save on equipment allows me to pack more food to sustain my entire hunt. The heaviest items we pack on long hunts is generally food. This is what I use:

    Big Agnes SL1 Tent; BA zero degree down bag (Pomer Hoit); Integral Designs Siltarp
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	CO 09 137.jpg 
Views:	308 
Size:	96.9 KB 
ID:	8667

    My wilderness "kitchen"; Snow Peak Giga titanium stove; Snow Peak titanium cook set (stove and fuel fit inside
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	CO 09 127.jpg 
Views:	287 
Size:	100.4 KB 
ID:	8668
    BOHNTR )))----------->

    B&C / P&Y Official Measurer

  13. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Cody, Wyoming
    Posts
    302
    Thanks
    278
    Thanked 45 Times in 41 Posts
    Congratulations
    21
    Congratulated 46 Times in 4 Posts

    is that a tarp over your tent? or just a sitting area?

  14. The Following User Says Congratulations to kiddwinner For This Post:


 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Which jet boil for back country?
    By Brady in forum Everything Backcountry
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 03-24-2014, 12:27 PM
  2. Boat in the Back Country
    By Kentucky hunter in forum General Hunting
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 11-24-2013, 08:41 AM
  3. Pistol in the back country.
    By razorbackhunter in forum Colorado
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 07-11-2013, 08:50 PM
  4. Back country tents
    By younghunter21 in forum Lightweight
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 07-29-2012, 01:52 PM
  5. Sleeping bag for back country?
    By amp713 in forum Lightweight
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: 07-20-2012, 02:29 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •