Montana Outdoors

September 20, 2008

Wood cutting day

Filed under: Montana, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Photos, Pictures, Wood cutting — montucky @ 9:21 pm

Eleven hours of hard work, 50 miles of driving on beautiful high-country roads yields 1 cord of dry, seasoned lodgepole pine; a ton and a half of firewood.

Firewood

I’d be willing to bet there are lots of folks across this country who would love to work a day like this for a month’s worth of winter heat! Total cost including Forest Service firewood permit, diesel for the truck, chain saw gas and shampoo to get chain and bar oil out of mustache, about $15.

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