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Thinking about winter camping

Looking back through some pictures....getting nostalgic.

Last year (and every year), 11 of my buddies and I pack up the EGGs and head for the high country in West Virginia in the dead of winter. Here is my small EGG holding some steaks I seared off on the large. Some people call it "roughing it" I guess, but dang it's fun.

As the leaves turn and the days get shorter, I am jonesing for getting out there again. Yeah, the small is gasketless at that point, but it has had a bunch of use, and still works just fine, even in the single digit temps we had this day. Just reminiscing. Hope yall are well!

Chris
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  • My backyard offer still stands man. I'll even let you use the shower

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,474
    Where is LawnRanger and his bears? Boy that looks like fun.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • JebpotJebpot Posts: 347
    that is great time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    XL and Small

    Chattanooga, TN

  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    That looks like a great time. Steaks look good too.

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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,058
    Looks like that is one hell of a trip!
  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    Roughing it?? You have eggs! Going to a 5 star hotel with no egg is roughing it.
    Dunedin, FL
  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,471
    After arriving at Dulles today when it's 72*, I have to remind myself that you guys get the same cold weather that we get.  It was 38* when I left Nebraska this morning.  See you tomorrow at Dizzy School Chris.

    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,064
    Looks like everyone is having a grand time tucking in to those seaks. Are those Grate Mates in the first pic?

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,343
    Hey Mike. Look forward to seeing you.  It won't be 72 when you leave Sunday!

    Caliking, those are, indeed, grate mates.
    Cheers
    Chris
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  • I like fall and winter camping.  It's fun to rough it  - be one with nature.  I was in a deer camp with my buddies yesterday, and we made do with what we had.


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  • I like fall and winter camping.  It's fun to rough it  - be one with nature.  I was in a deer camp with my buddies yesterday, and we made do with what we had.


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  • Why would you guys go camping when  you had to ware Mickey Mouse boots? Thats just too much. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • How do you manage to watch a ball game on such a small TV?


    I told you.  We were roughing it.  Basic human survival skills.  You find out what you're made of out there in the wilderness.  Some don't make it.
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    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,343
    Thank God nobody got hurt. Looks like a long hike out to the nearest road.

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  • Very cool! Where did you get those grid raising brackets?
    NW Iowa
  • Glad you had fun and I guess you didn't have to deal with bugs and snakes.
    I can't begin to think of another reason to do it in winter. Maybe that the beer is cold even without ice in the cooler?

    Nowhere Indiana
  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,343
    Brisket Fanatic...those grate mates are long lost relics, and original works of Texas egghead Chubby.
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  • RRPRRP Posts: 15,894
    Chris - one of my favorite stories you told was the year your buddy took his new expensive HumVee on that outing and didn't it get stuck and he had a devil of a time getting it out?
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,343
    RRP, actually he flipped his Hummer over a bridge onto it's roof half way in a creek. It was a trip-ender before the trip began.
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