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Old October 5th, 2013, 08:23 PM   #1
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Going up to rocks on the 12th and most likely have a cabin we can stay at within 10 miles of the park but if that don't pan out we are bringing up either the small 4 person tent or the giant 8 person. Thoughts are the the wife, kid, and I can keep warm in the small tent with lots of blankets. Or, and I feel like a giant dumb ass for thinking of this, but I have a heater like this that I bought and never used.


Figured maybe put that in the huge tent with half of it open and maybe it wouldn't kill us. but keep it kinda warm
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Old October 5th, 2013, 08:30 PM   #2
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Pictured rocks? Might want to hold off. Word is the feds closed it in tyrannical fashion.
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Old October 5th, 2013, 08:34 PM   #3
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Pictured rocks? Might want to hold off. Word is the feds closed it in tyrannical fashion.


R&V Hope the government didn't close them down
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keroheat and tents don't mix, don't do it
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Old October 5th, 2013, 08:47 PM   #5
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You don't want the heat source (flame) in the tent with you, you want something similar to this.

http://www.campist.com/archives/zodi...nt-heater.html


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Old October 5th, 2013, 08:57 PM   #6
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Don't use that heater you will kill everyone in the tent with you!!!!
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Old October 5th, 2013, 09:59 PM   #7
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Why not an electric heater?
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Old October 5th, 2013, 10:01 PM   #8
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No open flame. Keep a vent open. A friend of mine died about 3 years ago in his cabin because he didn't leave a window open with a kerosene heater. Very Very sad.
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Old October 5th, 2013, 10:08 PM   #9
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Look at the mr. Buddy heaters. I think they are tent friendly.
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Old October 5th, 2013, 10:19 PM   #10
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Actually, the kerosene heater might not put out enough heat, maybe build a bonfire in the tent and set up some propane torches.
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Well my thoughts were correct on it. I will figure something else out.
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Why not an electric heater?
Didn't think they had power up there.
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Old October 6th, 2013, 07:39 AM   #13
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Well my thoughts were correct on it. I will figure something else out.
Please see my post and make sure to leave a source of oxygen in your tent if you are using a gas-powered heater of any kind. I know it's something most of us ignore when running heaters in our barns/houses for short periods of time; but it was one of the saddest days of my life when my 45 y.o. friend didn't return from his hunting trip due to asphyxiation.
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get the cold weather sleeping bags sleeping bags, and you won't have to worry about tent heat.
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get the cold weather sleeping bags sleeping bags, and you won't have to worry about tent heat.
X2 A good sleeping bag makes all the difference. A propane boot warmer is the ticket for the morning though. I hate trying to put frozen boots on.
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Old October 6th, 2013, 08:34 AM   #17
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Didn't think they had power up there.
They don't
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Old October 6th, 2013, 09:23 AM   #18
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Any recommendations for a cold weather sleeping bag for someone 6'1"?
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Any recommendations for a cold weather sleeping bag for someone 6'1"?
http://www.amazon.com/MILITARY-GORET...ef=pd_sim_sg_5

They work. They work very well.
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I've got a Big Agnes 0 degree that's awesome. I'm 6'1" and is plenty comfy, it's available in a long version which is what I have. In 30 degree weather with nothing but my boxers on I was sweating

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