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  1. I've got a pile of Bob Dustrude Folding saws. If...

    I've got a pile of Bob Dustrude Folding saws. If you want one, text me at 262-242-2757. Price is $60 for both 30 inch and 24 inch. I'll bring them along to the hang. You wont find them cheaper. I...
  2. Oh it's a great time every year and this being...

    Oh it's a great time every year and this being the big 10 year milestone in huge and might come with some great surprises. Since you're driving so far, maybe stay and extra day if you like. There is...
  3. Cmon out buddy. The WI FBH is a bit different...

    Cmon out buddy. The WI FBH is a bit different than MN. Hosting this event for 10 years has been easy as pie and won't change anytime soon. We've got a fantastic spot and great company. If you need...
  4. I have snowshoes you can use. just put it on the...

    I have snowshoes you can use. just put it on the spreadsheet under gear needs and I'll put my name next to it.
  5. I'll be nearby with university students on...

    I'll be nearby with university students on Saturday and Sunday but I hope to join the fun on Thursday and Friday :)
  6. 10th Annual Wisconsin Frozen Butt Hang - Jan 8-10 - Pearson WI

    Join us for the 10th Annual Wisconsin Frozen Butt Hang!

    January 8th-10th

    This annual group hang is organized once again by Nickofthewoods of nowoutdoors.org

    Ideal for snowshoes, igloos, big...
  7. ATTENTION!!! NEW LOCATION FOR WI FROZEN BUTT...

    ATTENTION!!! NEW LOCATION FOR WI FROZEN BUTT HANG.
    After dozens of calls to DNR, Park staff, bait shops, outfitters, and friends in the north woods of WI, I have decided to avoid the deep slush and...
  8. Looking forward to seeing everyone again :thumbup:

    Looking forward to seeing everyone again :thumbup:
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    Sounds like the hang is is great hands. I wish...

    Sounds like the hang is is great hands. I wish you deep snow and 20 below :boggle:
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    I wouldn't normally post this but after reading...

    I wouldn't normally post this but after reading the woes about the MN FBH on the first page of this thread I felt the need to say that the WI FBH is still going strong as ever. No complaints about...
  11. ATTENTION!!! NEW LOCATION FOR WI FROZEN BUTT...

    ATTENTION!!! NEW LOCATION FOR WI FROZEN BUTT HANG.
    After dozens of calls to DNR, Park staff, bait shops, outfitters, and friends in the north woods of WI, I have decided to avoid the deep slush and...
  12. No permits or stickers or fees for the WI FBH. We...

    No permits or stickers or fees for the WI FBH. We keep things simple and laid back here :thumbup:

    The location is going to change and I am working on the maps right now to post tonight on here and...
  13. Hi everyone. Sorry for being MIA the past several...

    Hi everyone. Sorry for being MIA the past several weeks. My family been dealing with a multitude of medical emergencies since October and it's been tough to keep up. I made a map here marking a...
  14. If you are flying into Chicago, we can drive up...

    If you are flying into Chicago, we can drive up together. I'm not to far away just over the boarder in WI. We might have a special guest flying in from the south as well.
  15. Just so you are aware. Last winter we had 40...

    Just so you are aware. Last winter we had 40 people because it was easy walking from the car, mild temp, and shug came by for the hang. Aside from last winter we have never had more than 12 people...
  16. WI>9th Annual Wisconsin Frozen Butt Hang>Jan. 10-12>Boulder Junction

    Join us for the 9th Annual Wisconsin Frozen Butt Hang!
    This annual group hang is organized once again by Nickofthewoods of nowoutdoors.org



    Ideal for snowshoes, igloos, big fires, ice...
  17. I was hoping to drive up Friday morning but due...

    I was hoping to drive up Friday morning but due to some rather significant circumstances the cosmos have thrown my way, I wont be coming out until late Friday night or very early Saturday morning....
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    Ill be there. Ill keep boundary waters in the...

    Ill be there. Ill keep boundary waters in the loop. Had a pipe break in the wall.
  19. Last minute updates. These will be posted on the...

    Last minute updates. These will be posted on the spread sheet as well. I want to let everyone know a few things to help prep for the weekend.

    >There is no decent water source at the site without...
  20. Come on out. :) First time for everything right?...

    Come on out. :) First time for everything right? The weather is looking real mild. Mid 30's day time and 20s at night. It's 8F tonight but the cloud cover this weekend is going to keep things much...
  21. The site is all set, now we just need mother...

    The site is all set, now we just need mother nature to give us more snow and drop about 50 degrees! I plan to head up Thursday to finish cutting up a couple trees I left last week.
  22. Cutting up more firewood at the site! I was...

    Cutting up more firewood at the site! I was hosting a group camp out this past weekend and i'm hosting a beginner overnight this coming weekend with 30 on the roster so far. Then I'll have the annual...
  23. The Milwaukee Journal featured us in their list...

    The Milwaukee Journal featured us in their list of "100 things to do in WI this Winter" Last years article made 27 newspapers around the state with lots of great photos like this one of "Swung" aka...
  24. We always have a great time hanging out by fire...

    We always have a great time hanging out by fire with amazing people! This picture was from the pre-WI FBH practice round last year. About 26 attended. We had about 20 turn out for the actual FBH...
  25. WI >8th Annual WI Frozen Butt Hang > Waupaca (private property) > Jan 11-13, 2019

    http://i63.tinypic.com/vrx5wz.png
    Winter hammock camping season is here and I would like to invite all who dare to brave the cold to join us for the 8th Annual Wisconsin Frozen Butt Hang. This event...
  26. Harley got out there tonight and said there is a...

    Harley got out there tonight and said there is a solid 2 inches of snow on frozen ground so sled hauling should be just fine out there. :):):)
  27. For those headed up Thursday..... Kids are...

    For those headed up Thursday.....

    Kids are sick so I may not be able to make it out tomorrow (Thursday) after all. I might still drive up late Thursday otherwise I'll be there early Friday. If...
  28. Just re-posting again to keep things simple. Here...

    Just re-posting again to keep things simple. Here is the spread sheet link Spread Sheet

    And here are directions and my contact info: Directions

    Latest weather report suggest more rain than...
  29. 159344 Better bring your sleds and snowshoes!

    159344 Better bring your sleds and snowshoes!
  30. Thanks guys, we might have a certain spoon...

    Thanks guys, we might have a certain spoon carving hanger joining us Thursday night as well.
  31. So a couple of updates....First. I may be heading...

    So a couple of updates....First. I may be heading up a day early (Thursday). There is a local company that has offered to donate an enormous amount of firewood for us early Friday morning (8 foot...
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    Speaking of Frozen Butt Hang....I'll be seeing a...

    Speaking of Frozen Butt Hang....I'll be seeing a few hammock hot tents next week at the WI FBH and those can be made of canvas or nylon and can stay pretty dry with the fire going ;)
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    I'll stand by my earlier statement. As an outdoor...

    I'll stand by my earlier statement. As an outdoor professional and educator I have over 1000 nights in the hammock half of which are below freezing in recent years. Frost would build up under canvas...
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    My 2 cents....Today in northern WI we have about...

    My 2 cents....Today in northern WI we have about 70% humidity. In Orlando FL, they have 49% humidity. Top covers, over covers, any cover, will trap moisture and we have lots of it here whether the...
  35. The google earth pic was during a boy scout trip...

    The google earth pic was during a boy scout trip I think and that must have been their trailer. The hike in is just 5 minutes or so, and the trail is flagged. The trail starts off the south end of...
  36. Glad you're able to make it. The snow cover is...

    Glad you're able to make it. The snow cover is maybe 4 inches currently and enough for pulling a sled but not enough to process water. For water, we will have tap water stored in 7 gallon jugs. these...
  37. I'll be up at the FBH site this weekend for an...

    I'll be up at the FBH site this weekend for an overnighter with 25 students and meetup members building the new cook rig and having an all around great time in the woods. Several of you will be there...
  38. Address: 11015 6th Ave, Waupaca, WI 54981 Here...

    Address: 11015 6th Ave, Waupaca, WI 54981
    Here it is on google maps
    https://www.google.com/maps/dir/44.314655,-89.233951//@44.3182014,-89.2361397,1195m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!4m1!3e2
  39. Here is a link to the Base Camp address. I think...

    Here is a link to the Base Camp address. I think there is an issue with the link on the first post. Base Camp
    Just drive to the end of the .7 mile driveway and park by the building. Try not to block...
  40. No worries, the entire length of logs tend to...

    No worries, the entire length of logs tend to burn real hot so nothing really to trip over. In fact, for a huge group, might just stack trees. No rule to how long a long fire can be. Ideal logs will...
  41. No worries Shug, I may be giving you a call about...

    No worries Shug, I may be giving you a call about a booking for a fundraising event of my own. We'll have to chat later. :)
  42. It's too early to get a forecast but last year...

    It's too early to get a forecast but last year dropped to -18 and the year before was -27 and -41. Those are temps without windchill factored in. That said, some years we have been just under...
  43. I hope you can make it too. It's been a while...

    I hope you can make it too. It's been a while since we shared a campfire. :)
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    Too Much lol (should mention I just changed my HF...

    Too Much lol (should mention I just changed my HF name from CryOTheWild to Nickofthewoods)
  45. Long Time Member, New HF Name from WI

    Hi Everybody!

    I have been on these forums for years, hosting group hangs and making great friends but I recently changed my HF name. For the last 7 years, most of you have known me as...
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