Abandoned

We can't take it all
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The whole nine yards To go canoe camping is to leave much of this behind - the kids, the car, the comfort station, the beach paraphenalia, the bikes and etc. This may not seem like...
1   To go canoe camping is to leave much of this behind - the kids, the car, the comfort station, the beach paraphenalia, the bikes and etc. This may not seem like more than three yards to a cottager, or six yards to those who camp in RVs or trailers, but for us, after thirty years of going the whole nine yards, we were committed to giving up stuff to get some real distance between ourselves and the nearest camper. In the end though, it wasn't all that bad.
Trailer & shelter The trailer, with the quickly deploying canopy that I rigged up for a trip out east (where it rained every day), is not suitable for canoe camping.
2   The trailer, with the quickly deploying canopy that I rigged up for a trip out east (where it rained every day), is not suitable for canoe camping.
Camping kitchen This kitchen cabinet fits nicely into the back of our trailer or our van. Not into our canoe.
3   This kitchen cabinet fits nicely into the back of our trailer or our van. Not into our canoe.
Hammock It would have been lovely to have this along on any of the canoe camping trips we've made. But it is heavy, packs into a funny bundle and seems a touch too...
4   It would have been lovely to have this along on any of the canoe camping trips we've made. But it is heavy, packs into a funny bundle and seems a touch too luxurious, so we haven't.
Beach toys and frisbies Most canoe-in sites don't have beaches, so there's little point, we think, in taking these. But I suppose if you're serious about fun you'll find a way.
5   Most canoe-in sites don't have beaches, so there's little point, we think, in taking these. But I suppose if you're serious about fun you'll find a way.

Axe Used only to split purchased firewood when car camping.
6   Used only to split purchased firewood when car camping.
Coolers We haven't always taken these canoeing. But a drink cooler would be good for recycling zip-lok bags full of melted ice from our cooler. And the box cooler could...
7   We haven't always taken these canoeing. But a drink cooler would be good for recycling zip-lok bags full of melted ice from our cooler. And the box cooler could give us a few days anyway of cooled beverages.
Rakes Used to clear away debris before setting up a tent. Left behind for canoe camping - dustpan does the trick.
8   Used to clear away debris before setting up a tent. Left behind for canoe camping - dustpan does the trick.