2010 Winter Camping Symposium

The 12th Annual Winter Camping Symposium will be held Friday, Oct. 22nd – Sunday, Oct. 24th, 2010 at Pinewoods Retreat at Camp Miller. Mark your calendars now for this event!

Presenters include
  • Dick Pula, author, field staff on winter equipment and veteran solo winter camper will provide insight into preparing for and being on solo winter trips
  • Rick Kelley, Member of Quetico Foundation, will highlight the 4 season resources of the Questico Park and will provide the easiest way to use the park with the changing rules on border crossing.
  • Glen Hooper, co-founder of wintertrekking.com,  veteran winter traveler and camper.  Glen will compare skis and snowshoes, provide background on each which ones to use and when.
  • Ed Boufard, product designer, founder and owner of Ski Pulk  will demonstrate on how to build a ski pulk and will cover design concepts behind using a pulk.
  • Rhonda Reynold, Award Winning Chef, will share some cooking tips and outdoor fine dining recipes and demonstrate wood stove cooking.
  • Kevin Kinney, product designer and owner of Empire Canvas, will review emergency field repair of equipment, some of the must know repair methods, and supplies needed.
  • Fred Boulay, inventor, renowned speaker, group leader, and talented winter camper, will show you simple projects to make camping life easier.
  • Dave Freeman, photographer, author, and wilderness guide.  He has worked as a dog sledding, sea kayaking, and canoeing instructor for 15 years. His articles have been published in a variety of books, magazines, newspapers and online publications. Dave will be presenting on Winter Camping with Dogs and Skijoring.

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