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Firestarting supplies by Fallen Timbers. 

Bush camping scene with four men from the Phillips Glass Plate Negative Collection, Powerhouse Museum.

My first backpacking trip upon moving to SW Montana.  This photo, titled “Solo at 8,500 ft” was shot at Jerome Rock Lakes, Spanish Peaks of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness, Montana, USA.

“Bill in the Evening"  In October 2008 six of us set out to traverse the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness from Cooke City to Pine Creek with minimal gear and minimal maps.  Our intent was to locate the most elegant route along what is a straight-line distance of 46 miles.  A major snow storm re-directed us from ourContinue Reading

Cooking with titanium in the fire.  One of my favorite camp cooking methods is a titanium 2L pot directly in the fire with a DIY aluminum lid and a simple pot gripper for adjusting and removing.  

A nice example of a kitchen chuckbox from Homewood Magazine. A series of shots of the item can be under their tag, “Field Kitchen”.

Campfire, Mirror Lake, Spanish Peaks, Madison Range, Montana.  This is some of the most accessible Wilderness near my home and provides for a great respite.  Here, my wife warms herself by the campfire.  

Victoria Rifles officer in front of tent, ca 1915 Notman Photographic Archives – McCord Museum

“Warmth in the Evening”, a look at our campfire on the verge of a three day storm that sent us running from the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, Montana, USA.  October 2008.

Herman Bohlman and William L. Finley at a campsite along a river by OSU Special Collections & Archives : Commons on Flickr. “River Camp” by Herman T. Bohlman from the OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center.