All those people in one cabin must be cozy. Almost everyone I know who lives out in the woods has a metal roof. I cedar shingled an outside wall of a building once and it took forever. That was before I got a pneumatic nailer and an air compressor. Most of the tools today are so adaptable to off grid you don’t need real electric company hookup anymore. Good luck with the bar. He’ll be back. We use deer repellant spray on the shrubs but it might also do bear. Hope you got a dog. They go crazy on bear scent or hide under the couch. Kind of depends on the dog.