Tracking a fisher on the Boreal Snowshoe Expedition. Size, toes and C-shaped palm pad are keys.
Breakfast of oats and coffee in the woods. #winter #guidetraining #bushcraft
Loading sleds and jumping off on the Boreal Snowshoe Expedition, session 2.
Next to an open lead on the Aroostook River, checking the ice with a chisel.
Making improvised snowshoes at a remote camp.
Assembling a toboggan for next week's trip with Derek Faria and Paul Sveum. Great company in the workshop!
Up early to surprise my family with a loaf of dutch oven sourdough bread. Out of the oven while kids were waking up.
60 degree F temperature swing in 30 hours. -15 yesterday morning, 45 and rainy now. Glad I'm not on the trail today.
Group shelter built last week. A warm home in the frozen forest.
Frozen 48 over, celebrating with dutch oven doughnuts. They're as good as they look!
Checking the pipe on a permanent wall tent.
Three-strake toboggan in its native habitat.
Snow all day, rain tonight, but we're warm and dry. Challenging conditions for travel, so we'll base camp until the weather changes.
Cozy camp next to a frozen lake. Great trip so far. Smiles all around.