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Message started by tripper on Feb 21st, 2005 at 12:31am

Title: Profile questionaire
Post by tripper on Feb 21st, 2005 at 12:31am
Hi guys... here's a launching point for setting up a profile. My thought is that we could kick the questions around for a few days, and make additions/deletions/modifications where needed. Then those who choose could copy and paste into a post, and fill in their own answers.
Let me know what you think.  8)
Tripper

Basics
Where do you live?
Approximate number of previous nights spent canoe camping?
Do you have the gear or use an outfitterer?
Preferred/Typical party size?
What length of trips do you do/available to do?
Preferred season?
What % of the trip do you travel/base camp?
What difficulty level do you go for?
What area of the park are you most familiar with and do you want to spend time there or explore new areas?

Paddling
Bow or stern preference?
What is your paddling rhythm?
Paddle the shoreline or beeline?
How nasty of water are you comfortable paddling in?
Do you have strong navigation/map skills?

Portaging
Do you usually single/double/triple/or? portage?
Do you carry everything on your back, or alot of hand carry?
How well do you handle the mountain goat portages?
How well do you handle the boot sucking bogs?

Camping Style
Would you rather cook or wash the dishes?
Fresh or dried foods?
Cook over a fire, or over a stove?
Cook breakfast or breakfast bars?
How many fish meals do you like to have during a trip?
Hang the food pack or ground it?
Axe? Saw? Both?
Sit around campfire all night OR wake at crack of dawn? (or both)
On a travel day, what time do you like to hit the water?

Fishing
How much time do you like to spend fishing?
Which species do you like to go after?
How much tackle to you bring?
Are you good with a fillet knife?

Misc
Do you have any medical conditions to be considered?
Level of alcohol consumption?
Are you a smoker?
Is photography high on your list?
Do you like to go after pictographs?
Do you like to go after waterfalls?
Do you like to go after the northern lights?

Personality
If the bugs are bad, will it ruin the trip for you?
What weather conditions are difficult for you to deal with?
If we've got a problem, would you rather discuss it or bury it?
Other than illness or injury what events or conditions would make you want to quit a trip early and head home?

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