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  • Trillium -

    Replied to the thread A New Natioanl Park.

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    Quote from max.patch: “Quote from Trillium: “We attempted to visit Everglades National Park on 1/1/199? but were turned away at the entrance by the one Park Ranger who apparently was deemed necessary even though the government was shut down.Wasn't a…
  • odd man out -

    Posted the thread Yosemite's Firefall Hike.

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    Yosemite's Firefall is back. In years when there is enough flow over Horsetail Falls over El Capitan, and the Sunday is at the right angle (10 minutes before sunset in late Feb), and if the skies are clear, the waterfall glows as if on fire. This year in…
  • Astro -

    Replied to the thread 2nd Chance Hiker.

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    Quote from IMScotty: “Glad he is having fun, hope he loses the weight. The first 20 miles are pretty easy, but he is going to reach some sections soon where at the rate he is going there is no way he can carry enough water to get through. I predict…
  • IMScotty -

    Replied to the thread 2nd Chance Hiker.

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    Glad he is having fun, hope he loses the weight. The first 20 miles are pretty easy, but he is going to reach some sections soon where at the rate he is going there is no way he can carry enough water to get through. I predict trouble ahead.
  • IMScotty -

    Liked odd man out’s post in the thread Hiker Rescued After Being Stuck in Quicksand for Hours.

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    cbsnews.com/news/hiker-stuck-i…ecounts-harrowing-ordeal/ Of all the things to worry about, here's another. ;(
  • max.patch -

    Liked IMScotty’s post in the thread Why most of America can't make great biscuits..

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    Quote from max.patch: “on a 100 point scale, with scores below 70 considered failing, the restaurant where i get my morning biscuit just scored a 47 on their health inspection a couple weeks ago. even worse, improper storage of the sausage gravy was…
  • IMScotty -

    Replied to the thread Why most of America can't make great biscuits..

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    Quote from max.patch: “on a 100 point scale, with scores below 70 considered failing, the restaurant where i get my morning biscuit just scored a 47 on their health inspection a couple weeks ago. even worse, improper storage of the sausage gravy was…
  • IMScotty -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Why most of America can't make great biscuits..

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    on a 100 point scale, with scores below 70 considered failing, the restaurant where i get my morning biscuit just scored a 47 on their health inspection a couple weeks ago. even worse, improper storage of the sausage gravy was one of the items cited. i…
  • max.patch -

    Replied to the thread 2nd Chance Hiker.

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    after 12 days he still has a positive attitude. he's covered 26 miles (several zero's) thus far. he's had help a few times from trail angels bringing him water and taking some of his winter gear from him so as to lighten his pack. he's from florida; i…
  • max.patch -

    Liked odd man out’s post in the thread 2nd Chance Hiker.

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    He should do one of those videos where he takes a picture of himself every day and strings them together to show a time-lapse of his weight loss.
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked odd man out’s post in the thread 2nd Chance Hiker.

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    He should do one of those videos where he takes a picture of himself every day and strings them together to show a time-lapse of his weight loss.
  • Astro -

    Liked odd man out’s post in the thread 2nd Chance Hiker.

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    He should do one of those videos where he takes a picture of himself every day and strings them together to show a time-lapse of his weight loss.
  • odd man out -

    Replied to the thread 2nd Chance Hiker.

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    He should do one of those videos where he takes a picture of himself every day and strings them together to show a time-lapse of his weight loss.
  • odd man out -

    Replied to the thread Hiker Rescued After Being Stuck in Quicksand for Hours.

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    I saw the guy interviewed on the news this AM. He said he had some muscle damage from when they were pulling him out, but nothing permanent.
  • odd man out -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Hiker Rescued After Being Stuck in Quicksand for Hours.

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    i can't believe it took the rangers 2 hours to pull him out once they got there! it never took that long on gunsmoke, assuming the guy didn't get sucked down to his death before help arrived.
  • Astro -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Hiker Rescued After Being Stuck in Quicksand for Hours.

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    i can't believe it took the rangers 2 hours to pull him out once they got there! it never took that long on gunsmoke, assuming the guy didn't get sucked down to his death before help arrived.
  • Astro -

    Liked max.patch’s post in the thread Why most of America can't make great biscuits..

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    on a 100 point scale, with scores below 70 considered failing, the restaurant where i get my morning biscuit just scored a 47 on their health inspection a couple weeks ago. even worse, improper storage of the sausage gravy was one of the items cited. i…
  • max.patch -

    Posted the thread 2nd Chance Hiker.

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    i don't normally watch youtube thru hiking videos unless there is something unique or different about the attempt (and there have been very few of those). anyway, i learned about the this guy from my georgia hiking facebook page. this individual is…
  • max.patch -

    Replied to the thread Hiker Rescued After Being Stuck in Quicksand for Hours.

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    i can't believe it took the rangers 2 hours to pull him out once they got there! it never took that long on gunsmoke, assuming the guy didn't get sucked down to his death before help arrived.
  • jimmyjam -

    Replied to the thread Hiker Rescued After Being Stuck in Quicksand for Hours.

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    Wow. I've seen some before. Never heard of anyone getting stuck with just one leg in.