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Written by Littleredcanoe, posted Nov 10 2014 by Marilyn Sprissler
Instead of a TR I thought I would post something about what I have learned, mostly the hard way, about canoe camping in the Everglades. This year I spent 20 nights out. For those used to Northern canoe camping trips, the Everglades can seem foreign and intimidating. Most people think first of alligators and snakes to contend with, but in paddling country you will see little of the former. And in...
by John Griffiths|Published 07-07-2006
    Take an old collapsing water container and cut off the top. It will now fold down into a flat piece. When filled with water it will sit flat and hold a lot of dishes. I put a grommet in one side and tied a piece of cord through it so you can hang it up to dry. If you make the cord the right length it will go around the bucket when folded, and hold it together for storage. Works...
by Dave Nodwell|Published 07-21-2006
  For years I have brought along my "Bear Rig" for suspending food packs up in trees. This makes it a lot easier to crank those heavy packs over a branch. In fact, I can get food packs for 4 people suspended from a tree by myself with no problem.   I bring two lengths of rope, one with a pulley on the end. The pulley serves as a great weight for throwing the rope over the...