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    09-23-2011, 06:36 AM
  #11
Foal
No, bears are not a concern in the Brookfield area. There are areas in NY where you have to be more careful about the bears. Cooking away from where you are going to sleep, hanging up your food in the trees, stuff like that, but the area that we were in has bears very few and far between
     
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    09-23-2011, 10:22 AM
  #12
Green Broke
Thanks for that Im in New Zealand and the only predators are the one's riding the horses. Or a pice of paper being blown around. The only other one's we have are the idiots riding trail bikes or quads which are few and far between. We do have wild deer and pigs but don't pose any problem for the horse other than to run out of the undergrowth and spook the horse. That is always worth a laugh if its me that's riding.
     
    09-23-2011, 01:42 PM
  #13
Foal
Lovely photos, I'm so jealous! I'd looove to go camping horseback. Do you ever camp with just items carried on your horse? If so what are the "essentials"?
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    09-23-2011, 01:53 PM
  #14
Foal
Yes, I have done "minimalist" camping. You can see the thread here. First overnight trip

I never wrote down the essentias, bbut check out forum member Trails website. He has a lot on his site regarding camping and also does minimalist camping himself. His website is www.trailmeister.com
He has much more knowledge on the subject than I do.
     
    09-23-2011, 02:30 PM
  #15
Trained
Been camping plenty and never had issues with wild predators. Biggest problem animals are other campers dogs but that is another issue.
     
    09-23-2011, 02:36 PM
  #16
Super Moderator
Nice!! I sure would like to do some packing again. I doubt it will happen here in NC, though. Just not my kind of terrain.

I will patiently wait for pannier photos. Heck, it is not like I have used them for a number of years. I'm sure they'll love some use...someday.
That stew looked so good I decided I'm hungry. Going for lunch now.
     
    09-23-2011, 10:31 PM
  #17
Weanling
Thanks for the shout out Nokota. Just back from a few days in the Norse Peak Wilderness, hard to believe that within just a few hours of a major metropolis area are several honest to goodness wilderness areas.

Yes, I prefer to camp off of my riding stock, I think it's easier and less of a hassle than to deal with pack horses and mules. I've done both but at this point the low weight / low impact route is working for me. Here's a link to more info on my theories of lightweight horse camping.

Both methods will get you into areas like this


And let you do things like this

Sorry, Nokota, your stew looked good but fresh caught native cutthroat trout are hard to beat

But I prefer to pack and camp like this


As opposed to packing like this



To camp like this
(I will admit to envy of the folding chairs!)
     
    09-23-2011, 10:38 PM
  #18
Showing
Lovely. My hubby just stopped by my work to bring me a coffee, I had your pictures up. He wants to do this. Thanks. Where is the showers & toilet? How do you keep the beer cold?
     
    09-23-2011, 11:28 PM
  #19
QOS
Green Broke
Nokota, that looks like a blast!!! I'd love to camp off of the horses...that might just be way too much fun. We camp but it is in the Brenderup - certainly not a LQ but it works.

Robert, those are gorgeous pictures - that is guy heaven...roughing it camping, horseback riding and fishing.. that is the envy of most men!!!
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    09-24-2011, 12:22 AM
  #20
Showing
What about your Xbox? And How did you check in with Horse Forum? Where is the internet connection? Oh, yeah, wifi.
     



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