[Toorcamp] Camp infrastructure
dp at danielpacker.org
Mon Jun 22 10:44:48 PDT 2009
I'll be coming up with ryanc and co, so I don't know how much space I will
have, but let me know what I can do to increase the cooking capacity
(duration of cooking, amount of food), or if you just want a donation of
$100 for extra grub or whatever. Great idea, and I'll certainly help out if
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 9:44 AM, miloh <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 4:57 AM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
>> First and foremost I would like to point out this page...
>> If you haven't done desert camping, thinking of bringing everything you'll
>> need for a few days, including water, food, tp, etc.
>> -- Kitchen
>> * Do we need/want one? That is a shade structure that'll block the wind
>> and sun, with places to cook and clean things.
>> * I'm planning on bringing my own ultralight camping stove and pots with a
>> very limited supply of fuel for myself. I saw a camp stove at 83c abut a
>> month ago, wonder if its still there.
>> * Water, I would recommend 1-2 gallons per day per person (I'd say 6
>> gallons per person for the whole event would work well). I have one 13
>> gallon container and one 8 gallon container that I wouldn't mind sharing if
>> others can deal with hauling it in/out. I have one more 13 gallon container
>> that is missing in action, will try to track down.
>> * Should we setup a means to deal with gray water, pack it out?
> We need a kitchen. There's a lot of folks coming up from very far away,
> some of them will appreciate a Noisebridge area for grub and socializing --
> and from what I read on the site, the Toorcamp food is a big unknown. The
> Noisebridge group can fill in the gaps or provide something nourishing and
> different (and vegan for those who want it!).
> To that end, I am intent on building a Noisebridge cantina at Toorcamp,
> and I am bringing a bucky-structure (the one at
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUmYAvaNrPo&feature=channel_page ), tables,
> a gas stove, kitchen supplies, and enough food to, well, eat. I'll take a
> large amount of water in to share, in the back of my pickup truck.
> If you can help out or pitch in, great!
>> -- Shade structures
>> Highs in the mid 80s to low 90s, winds of up to 20mph. Lows in the 50s at
>> night, and also in the silo. Some posts on the Google Group says highs up to
>> 100 during that time of the year. Bring sun screen if you're whiter then me.
>> * I have a Monkeyhut (http://www.chromatest.net/Lovemonkey/), if it
>> doesn't go out to 4th of Juplaya I am thinking of bringing it to Toor for my
>> own tent and possibly to share with someone else.
>> * Through Ardent I have access to a number of Costco carports. Here's a
>> photo of David standing in one.
>> If we want 1 (maybe 2) it shouldn't be a problem to borrow. Someone with a
>> car would have to show up at NIMBY and we'd need to do an inspection to make
>> sure we have all of the parts.
>> * I have a lawn chair that I may or may not bring.
>> * Lighting, I think it best to just bring our own individual lights.
> The geodesic could be used as shade or kitchen, depending on what else is
> available and appropriate.
> Perhaps 2 structures should be brought up and combined or nestled somehow?
>> -- Power
>> It sounds like unless our camp requests it directly, we will be powerless.
>> Anyone got any renewable energy hookups? Solar? Wind?
>> Jake: Have you made a request for power?
>> -- Tents
>> After a quick glance at their Google Group, it sounds like the ground is
>> soft and slightly muddy. With the wind picking up to about 20mph, I would
>> recommend folks bring rebar for stakes and tarps to put under their tents.
> I am bringing my small camping gear bag, tarps and gear for a small
> seperate sleeping area . Anyone else can use the dome!
> Rubin Abdi
> rubin at starset.net
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