Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Pulk: Our Homestead’s Winter “Truck”

In winter, we watch the snow pack on the trails for enough coverage to haul heavy loads with the pulk. Our pulk is a Pelican sled that we’ve rigged with lines, poles, and carabiners to haul heavy loads over snow. … Continue reading

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Solar “Extraction”

In winter, we spend a lot of time keeping the solar panels free of snow and ice. Sometimes, like recently, rapid snowfall makes it a fruitless task. By the time we sweep the bottom of the array, the top panels … Continue reading

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