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    Skiing with rifle, weather resistance.

    Here's another film which is nothing but a different perspective to you.

    But the clothing layering principles are the same for those of you that hunt the winter season. And perhaps haven't understood the value of a foam pad + bivvy/mountain bag.


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    Nice description on the layers. How do you take a dump with the onesie base layer? The mountain shelter looks like a good idea if you got stuck out in bad weather.

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    Makes me laugh everytime I hear the "like and subscribe". Good stuff

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    Inhospitable environment.

    I noticed you have Heterochromia iridum. Does that affect your vision at all?

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    Those birds must be super hard to spot in that environment.
    Are you basically sitting and waiting to see movement in order to spot them?
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    Your a tough bastard Norway, I would be heading home when you were heading out!
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    That mountain shelter is a great bit of gear, would be a life saver if you were caught out.
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    After another long spell of "Access Forbidden" error message, I'm finally back to reply., IF anyone knows why this happens, please do tell. It's the only forum it happens to.

    Quote Originally Posted by RUMPY View Post
    Nice description on the layers. How do you take a dump with the onesie base layer? The mountain shelter looks like a good idea if you got stuck out in bad weather.
    The genius designers put in a "rocket chute" (the very name they chose) which you simply unzip.

    Quote Originally Posted by charliehorse View Post
    Makes me laugh everytime I hear the "like and subscribe". Good stuff
    Thanks! It's a neat trick to keep my kids off the channel. They are beyond embarrassed and would NOT like their friends to see. Suits me fine, no guntalk between parents at social events.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rusky View Post
    Inhospitable environment.

    I noticed you have Heterochromia iridum. Does that affect your vision at all?
    no, but age sure does.

    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    Those birds must be super hard to spot in that environment.
    Are you basically sitting and waiting to see movement in order to spot them?
    No. Be up at first light and they can be quite active vocal, you'll hear them. If they are quiet, you just have to ski into likely locations which is anywhere windswept as they do not eat snow.

    Quote Originally Posted by Moa Hunter View Post
    Your a tough bastard Norway, I would be heading home when you were heading out!
    You know what they say, happy wife happy life. Angry wife...spend a lot of time outdoors. No, not really. But statistically weather up here is plain shit. The threshold for "storm" classification (in terms of civil services upgrading their alert level" is actually higher up north than down south simply because we have so much poor weather and society at large is more used to it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mooseman View Post
    That mountain shelter is a great bit of gear, would be a life saver if you were caught out.
    i have used this very bag on New Zealand and spent the night in it as I was not willing to cross a river at night as I could not see the other side. When light came it was easy-peasy, in the dark I had no clue of actual risk and played it safe. That was coming down after shooting my first ever thar.
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    After another long spell of "Access Forbidden" error message, I'm finally back to reply., IF anyone knows why this happens, please do tell. It's the only forum it happens to.

    Quote Originally Posted by RUMPY View Post
    Nice description on the layers. How do you take a dump with the onesie base layer? The mountain shelter looks like a good idea if you got stuck out in bad weather.
    The genius designers put in a "rocket chute" (the very name they chose) which you simply unzip.

    Quote Originally Posted by charliehorse View Post
    Makes me laugh everytime I hear the "like and subscribe". Good stuff
    Thanks! It's a neat trick to keep my kids off the channel. They are beyond embarrassed and would NOT like their friends to see. Suits me fine, no guntalk between parents at social events.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rusky View Post
    Inhospitable environment.

    I noticed you have Heterochromia iridum. Does that affect your vision at all?
    no, but age sure does.

    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    Those birds must be super hard to spot in that environment.
    Are you basically sitting and waiting to see movement in order to spot them?
    No. Be up at first light and they can be quite active vocal, you'll hear them. If they are quiet, you just have to ski into likely locations which is anywhere windswept as they do not eat snow.

    Quote Originally Posted by Moa Hunter View Post
    Your a tough bastard Norway, I would be heading home when you were heading out!
    You know what they say, happy wife happy life. Angry wife...spend a lot of time outdoors. No, not really. But statistically weather up here is plain shit. The threshold for "storm" classification (in terms of civil services upgrading their alert level" is actually higher up north than down south simply because we have so much poor weather and society at large is more used to it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mooseman View Post
    That mountain shelter is a great bit of gear, would be a life saver if you were caught out.
    i have used this very bag on New Zealand and spent the night in it as I was not willing to cross a river at night as I could not see the other side. When light came it was easy-peasy, in the dark I had no clue of actual risk and played it safe. That was coming down after shooting my first ever thar.
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    That looks like a Godforsaken environment, too harsh for this kid.

    I take my hat off to anyone willing to brave those elements
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    excellent!
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    Nice video. What are the birds like to eat? How do you prepare and cook them?

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    Itís cool to see you carrying on with your day to day in conditions that would be considered life threatening to the average person from more temperate climates. Not only just carry, but thrive.

    In a former life, I was amazed how much complexity proper cold brings to carrying out a given task, be it work or recreation.
    Simply working in gloves and mittens, the lost dexterity was such a huge adjustment. Not to mention how limited in function or durability certain items can have at extreme cold.

    I never tire of the landscapes in your videos.
    The content you create is greatly appreciated
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    Quote Originally Posted by craigc View Post
    Nice video. What are the birds like to eat? How do you prepare and cook them?
    They are perhaps the simplest bird to prepare. Fillet the chest, season with preferred spices and give them a fry plus a few minutes in the oven. You want the center to be almost pink/raw, pleasant and sweet game flavour. Overcook it and it's just dry. I serve with a simple sauce and a pea puree plus some onion/ mushrooms.

    Quote Originally Posted by Moutere View Post
    Itís cool to see you carrying on with your day to day in conditions that would be considered life threatening to the average person from more temperate climates. Not only just carry, but thrive.

    In a former life, I was amazed how much complexity proper cold brings to carrying out a given task, be it work or recreation.
    Simply working in gloves and mittens, the lost dexterity was such a huge adjustment. Not to mention how limited in function or durability certain items can have at extreme cold.

    I never tire of the landscapes in your videos.
    The content you create is greatly appreciated
    Thank you very much! Yes the cold is a bitch for making simple stuff hard. Try taking a dump when you got severe cold and drifting snow; try keeping your balance on shifting snow and finishing up fast enough to still have some agility in your hands for the wipe.

    Tha above is not really a problem, but moderate hilarity has happened in the past. Biggest problem is by far that the cold kills the batteries fast and some cameras don't even start up with a fresh battery. For reasons unknown to me, large capacity batteries does unproportionally better than smaller batteries. Forget alkaline and stick to lithium.
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