30 days, 30 lakes, 30 stoves...

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  1. Haggis

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    A couple of weeks ago, it being Fall, and the mosquitoes being gone, I thought I start having a meal everyday along side a different lake, and with a different stove. All of these spots are public access,,, some of the stoves are very common, some or them not so much, but it was a chance to actually use them for their intended purpose.

    Sept, 20,,, St. Mary’s Lake, Eveleth
    Breakfast: tea & oatmeal,
    Optimus 99, small kettle
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    Sept. 22,,, Lake Superior,
    Lunch: tea, soup, croque madame,,,
    Coleman 413H and 533

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    Sept. 23, Lake Orebegone,,, Gilbert
    Lunch: tea, soft cooked eggs, Brie, croissants,
    Coleman 530 and cook kit
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    Sept. 24,,, Bailey’s Lake, Virginia
    Lunch: tea and sandwich w/John-Mark,
    Svea 123, 2-pint Bulldog billy pot
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    Sept. 25,,, Longyear Lake, Cloquet
    Lunch: croissants, tea, Brie,
    Trangia mini 28-t
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    More to come,,,
    Thanks for looking...
     
  2. Marc

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    Outstanding! Will be watching this thread with interest, thank you for taking us along.
     
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    Sept. 26, Fayal Pond, Eveleth
    Lunch: tea, banana nut bread
    Coleman 533, Sigg Tourist
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    Sept. 27, Ely Lake, Eveleth
    Lunch: tea, baguette, goat cheese
    Optimus 96, Peak 1 cook set
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    Sept. 28, Embarrass Lake, Bawabik
    Lunch: tea, hot ham and cheese on baguette
    Coleman 502, 502 cook set
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    Sept. 29, Lake Superior, Just soith of Grand Marais
    Lunch: tea, cupcakes, and stroopwafels
    Trangia 25
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    Sept. 30, Pleasant Lake, Bodas Rd., Eveleth
    Lunch: toast d baguette, Brie, and tea
    Coleman 400B, Bull Dog Brand Boy Scout Mess Kit
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    Very cool. Watching.
     
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    Oct. 1, White Face Reservoir, off Route 16
    Lunch: Toasted Ham & Cheese, and tea
    Optimus 8r, MSR bowl
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    Oct. 2, Silver Lake, Virginia
    Lunch: Croissants, chocolate, and tea
    Fourdog Mini alcohol/wood/esbit stove, Olicamp Spacesaver Mug, Fourdog lid
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    Oct. 3, Mashkenode Lake, West Virginia
    Lunch: Cheesy carrot casserole, Italian Bread w/olive oil, chocolate truffle, and tea
    Coleman Peak 1 3024, 3-pint GSI pot
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    Oct. 4, Caribou Lake, Hermantown (My Good Son along again)
    Lunch: Prosciutto, goat cheese, baguette, Scottish shortbread, and tea
    Bernzomatic stove, 2l pot
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    Oct. 5, Whitewater Lake, Hoyt Lakes
    Lunch: Goat cheese, prosciutto, wheat crackers, cookies, black tea
    Coleman Apex II, 12cm Zebra pot
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    Oct. 6, Colby Lake, Hoyt Lakes
    Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato soup, shroopwafel, black tea
    KampKook #3 stove, 4-pint Bull Dog billy pot, 2-pint kettle, 2 “cool handle skillets”
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    Oct. 7, West Two Rivers Reservoir, Mt. Iron
    Lunch: Toasted Italian Bread, Brie, and tea
    Phoebus 725, Greatland pot
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    Unparalleled series!
     
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    @Haggis ,

    Fantastic series!! VERY well done, Sir!! Excellent photos of a very interesting, and diverse adventure!!!! HUZZAH!! Thanks for sharing!!

    Doc
     
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    Brilliant idea, excellent series of photos :thumbup:
    Keep up the good work :D

    Alec.
     
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    Minnesota is the "land of 10,000 lakes"!
     
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    Oct. 8, Wynne Lake, Giant’s Ridge Recreational Area, and it was WINDY! Lunch: Creamy wild rice soup, baguette, biscotti, and black tea
    Trangia 27 stove/cook set

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    Trangia is definitely the stove to use for wind!
     
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    That was my thoughts,,, I’ve a Optimus/Primus* 71 I’d laid out for today, but with the wind gusting over 20 miles per hour, Trangia it was.


    (*Optimus tin with a Primus 71 in it)
     
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    @Haggis

    This is great, and no small effort involved. Thank you so much.
     
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    Oct. 9,,, Murphy Lake, Central Lakes Community
    Lunch: Oatmeal w/craisons, and tea
    Primus 71 stove in an Optimus 80 tin/stand, Olicamp Spacesaver Mug, w/Fourdog lid

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    @Haggis Thank you for this great series! As a former northerner (Michigan and Wisconsin) I am jealous. I love the cold freshwater lakes. And the beautiful stoves. Brad
     
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    Thanks @BradB ,,, it’s been a hoot so far... Has me looking for and visiting lakes I hadn’t before. Plus dusting off stoves and and a few long abandoned cook sets.
     
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    F3B2EA0E-17F8-43D6-959D-E0BE68B105FF.jpeg Oct. 10,,, Island Lake Reservoir,
    Mid morning: tea, and a blueberry muffin
    Coleman 425C, early undated, large size Bulldog Brand mess kit

    Day 20

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    The frying pan and plate are unused,,, the pot I’ve used often,,, it holds a full 3 US pints and to spare...
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    The Coleman 425C is the stove my folks used when I was growing up (in MN). It was well used and they never got rid of it, but I let that specific one slip away not knowing how much it would mean to me today.

    @Haggis Sounds like you could get a little snow soon.
     
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    Tomorrow night and Saturday they say,,, once there is snow enough, my daily walks will include a small fire for my tea and lunch. I still fetch along a small stove on occasion even in winter...