Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cabin Wrecking Bears

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When you live and work in the Canadian bush you will, at some point, encounter BEARS! Some people are bear magnets.  I’ve personally worked with a couple of them.  They look like just regular people.  They don’t smell any different … Continue reading

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Ashes – From Skunks to Blueberries

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There are a few tricks for ashes that I learned while I worked in the bush:  Cleans Fire-Blackened Pots:When I was just starting to camp cook, I had an older lady helping me one day.  She mentioned a quick and … Continue reading

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Axes and Knives

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As horse wrangler not only did I have to bring in the horses, but I was required to keep the wood box stocked with kindling and split wood for the cook.  It was also my responsibility to haul water from … Continue reading

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Tracking Horses

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When I was 21 I signed on with a big game outfitter out of Watson Lake in the Yukon Territory.  His concession area is in the southeastern corner of the Yukon and is approximately the size of Switzerland.  He told … Continue reading

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