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Lost in the Bells Part 4

“Alright 8034, I’ve got four, no five smoke plumes visible.  You got any special reason you’re asking?” “I’m on a VIP guide trip.  Where abouts are those fires?” “Three of them are to the south-west of Rice Mountain Lookout, one … Continue reading

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Lost in the Bells Part Three

Agent Gonzalez pulled the night vision gear out from its pocket in his backpack and backed out of the tent.  As he walked away from the circle of tents and the fire pan he booted the goggles up.  Out beyond … Continue reading

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I am offering a 20% discount off the artists profit on my website http://joshua-house.artistwebsites.com/index.html?tab=galleries from now until midnite 11/28 eastern time.  Use  TZBZCC at checkout.  If you’ve any questions or pieces you’ve seen on here that you can’t find on the … Continue reading

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Water Bladders: Hiking and other uses

Most people who hike and backpack have at least one water bladder.  I have at least two, and I think somewhere in the recesses of my long living 04 Cavalier a third one lurks awaiting it’s turn.  We’re used to … Continue reading

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The Death of the Intrepid

A few months ago I wrote a couple of posts telling about the adventures my old Dodge Intrepid and I shared. I’d intended to tell how she died. As I mentioned, when I was working in the Adirondacks the car … Continue reading

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Backpacking Food – a pair of videos staring my Jetboil and even a recipe

People need to eat.  All the more when one is backpacking.  There are many, many good recipes online for cooking over a stove or over a campfire while backpacking, but I’m going to share a pair of videos that show … Continue reading

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Fishbrook Pond Video Tour and some thoughts on bears

Fishbrook Pond is a fair bit higher then the general starting point of Dacy Clearing and well worth the hike.  The weekend I spent up at Fishbrook I saw perhaps another ten or twelve people, but didn’t stay at the … Continue reading

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