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gassface  
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04/20/2012 11:34PM
 
What item(s) do you carry 100 percent of your time in BWCA?
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jeroldharter  
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04/20/2012 11:46PM
 
Toilet Paper.
luft  
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04/21/2012 01:09AM
 
100% of the time: Knife, waterproof matches,iodine tablets, map and a compass are on my body at all times that I am away from camp.


In addition my daypack has a head lamp, jacket, TP, bug spray, sunscreen, chapstick, water bottle, and first aid kit and is always in the canoe with me.


Unas10  
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04/21/2012 04:52AM
 
Knife, lighter, baby wipes, bandana, Carmex, fishing license, permit.
Beaverjack  
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04/21/2012 06:28AM
 
Knife, compass, bandana, water, lighter, (TP if the wife is along).


I don't carry my ID unless I have my day pack or I am fishing. I don't believe in having credentials along 100% of the time - it decays my sense of freedom and individualism, which are only illusions, I know, but it makes me happy to think I'm something more than a number.


You cannot hope too much or dare too much. - R.W. Emerson
pswith5  
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04/21/2012 07:01AM
 
canoe,map,tp,undies,(they go together) flashlight, lighter, food...you know, I always over-pack!!!


without the bad times: the good times wouldn't seem so good
keth0601  
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04/21/2012 07:05AM
 
BIC mini, multitool, compass, map, water filter bottle. You'd also have to pry my fishing rod from my cold dead hands.


Actually, I'm rarely away from camp without at least a small pack with essentials but these are the items that I can say are pretty much always with me and always get packed mo matter what.


"Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit."
Savage Voyageur  
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04/21/2012 07:10AM
 
I compass, knife, and waterproof matches are always with me. They are no brainers and can fit on a belt or pocket.


"So many lakes, so little time."
RaisedByBears99  
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04/21/2012 07:19AM
 
Canoe.
butthead  
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04/21/2012 08:57AM
 
I'd need to specify at camp or not. When not in camp I will have either my PFD on that includes a small first aid/ditch kit, PLB, map and compass, and knife. If away from camp hiking, a daypack is always with, that includes it's own set of similar gear, the PLB will go along as well. In camp the gear is there but not always on me.


butthead


"Decades, tempered by tedium and existential dread" quote from William Brumfield
kanoes  
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04/21/2012 09:33AM
 
100% of the time? i guess id have to type my packing list in here. i take the same stuff every trip.


bigfoot is blurry...
billconner  
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04/21/2012 09:58AM
 
Assuming you mean what do I always have on my person while in, knife and camera and the clothes I'm wearing, but the cloths change so not the same clothes 100% of the time.


Well, I confess, when swimming I don't have my knife or clothes except maybe water shoes. Since getting a waterproof camera, I usually still have that.
PineKnot  
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04/21/2012 10:45AM
 
When not in camp, I always have around my neck or in my pocket a compass, whistle, lighter, knife, and deep woods off.



Do what you can, with what you have, where you are -- Teddy Roosevelt
Frenchy19  
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04/21/2012 10:52AM
 
I assume you mean wherever I am when I am in the dub, not just at camp...


Knife, first aid/ditch kit, compass, map, matches and some snacks like candy bars or such.


"He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious." Yogi Berra
Sierra1  
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04/21/2012 04:55PM
 
quote gassface: "What item(s) do you carry 100 percent of your time in BWCA?"


On my person I carry a knife/multitool, a BIC lighter and a compass. In the canoe or when traveling/hikingI also carry a camera, first aid kit, water, snacks ( I'm diabetic) and a ditch kit.


Watch out for that rock!!!........ Oooo.... That's going to leave a mark...
kanoes  
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04/21/2012 05:04PM
 
ok, on my person then.


PLB, compass, whistle, knife, smokes, lighter, permit, and reading glasses.


bigfoot is blurry...
TriTodd  
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04/21/2012 05:05PM
 
Gerber knife, windproof lighter, bandana, wetwipes, whistle.


Life is about being outside enjoying God's world...
Sides  
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04/21/2012 09:54PM
 
A canoe.
1stSatInMay  
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04/22/2012 06:28AM
 
Too much of me, but I'm wokring on it.


The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. Thank God for the United States Marine Corps! Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States, 1945
Beaverjack  
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04/22/2012 06:39AM
 
quote Sides: "A canoe."


Man, that would make a midnight trip to the toilet into a whole new adventure.


You cannot hope too much or dare too much. - R.W. Emerson
Woods Walker  
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04/22/2012 07:55AM
 
Canoe, Paddle, PFD, Toilet Paper, Compass, Map, Knife, Camera, Lighter, pack, food, multi-tool, Duct Tape, Hat... thats pretty much the things that have been on my trips 100% of the time. Other items have either been forgotten or left behind at times.


A road is a dagger placed in the heart of a wilderness. -William O. Douglas, in Ghost Grizzlies
whiteh20  
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04/22/2012 04:46PM
 
Knife, FIre steel and Compass around my neck, PJCBs and Chapstick in my pockets and a Leatherman on my belt.


"With an ax, you can build a life. With a stove, you can boil water. That is if nothing breaks and you don't run out of fuel." -Samuel Hearne
gutmon  
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04/22/2012 06:40PM
 
Nitroglycerin.
mc2mens  
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04/22/2012 07:10PM
 
underwear, pants, shirt, shoes, knife, multi-tool, lighter, permit/ID, compass.


"Big fish eat little fish."
Canoeski999  
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04/22/2012 08:08PM
 
Kabar knife, lighter, TP and a snack.
walllee  
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04/22/2012 08:50PM
 
Folding Buck knife of my grandfathers.
bhouse46  
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04/22/2012 09:24PM
 
core safety gear, otherwise it varies. I always have the anticipation that something great is happening and it will likely get better.
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