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    Thumbs up family outing 8 man tipi

    Hi all just thought i drop a few phots of the weekend up in the mtns in France{hautes pyrenees} where i live now,we rest in a grange at about 1100mts,out the house and up it is,this was a small plat,at about 1900mts,without kifaru it would be impossible to take the wife and kids up with all the kit required,the 8 man is so light with the stove,hope you enjoy will drop some 4man of me and the mutt hunting when the season starts,laters cappi.horra horra for kifaru.
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    Good on you dad!

    Can I ask what's going on with the unusual looking skillet?

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    Excellent!!! I fell in love with European mountains back around 1982. You live in a wonderful place.
    "Me got no house; me all time moving; light fire, make tent, sleep; all time go hunt, how have house?"

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    great stuff! thanks for posting.
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    Default Re: family outing 8 man tipi

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushcraft View Post
    Good on you dad!

    Can I ask what's going on with the unusual looking skillet?
    Hi cheers for the comment,the skillet is a murika folds up and weighs 800 grams with a zipped case,not expensive i think it was about £39.00 plus postage,if you are intreasted let me know and i can track one down for you,laters cappi

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    Thanks...and the food items you are preparing?

    It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't, everyone would do it. The hard...is what makes it great.
    Failing to prepare is, generally speaking, preparing very well to do the wrong thing.
    Liberalism is the philosophy of Western suicide. - James Brunham
    Reviews are only as good as the crowd reviewing them.
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    + 1 on Bushcraft ? (and the food items you are preparing?)

    Thanks for sharing the Photo's with all of us. It's great to see the family's out.

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    Nice pic's!!

    Thanks for sharing. That looks like a beautiful area.
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    Beautiful pictures! Thanks for posting.

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    Wonderful pictures Cappi!

    Traci and I are preparing to have our first child (a daughter) early next year. Your pictures confirmed what I have been suspecting for sometime...gonna need to buy a new (larger) tipi!

    Thanks again for sharing the pictures!

    Levi

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