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Great trip report! Is that a Kingdom 6 tent y’all have? How do you like it?
Awesome trip report and as always great videos. It looks like you will be making the transition from primarily solo adventures to having two great backpacking buds in the near future. How cool is that?Thanks for documenting and sharing your trips with us. Sent from my iPhone using Big Bend Chat
Enjoyed the telling of your family camping trip. As for the skunk, perhaps bring along a package of mothballs for next time? My aunt used them around the edge of her cabin to ward off the local skunks. Just take them home with you afterwards...
Moth balls for skunks: hard to believe there's anything a skunk would mind smelling!
Nice report! I notice you took the site by the restrooms, sink and light. I usually take the one farthest (#6) but I guess with kids those things may be amenties.I've never been there in August; how were the temperatures?
wr88,Beautiful report, and a beautiful family, if I may say so. I love a landscape, but the human element makes it complete. Good job laying down your ambitions to invest in the family; this kind of thing never stops paying dividends, I've found. For some reason I can't see your still shots, but enjoyed the videos greatly. Wish I could learn that art. Sitting Bull Falls: what a neat spot! It must be that the waterfall acts like a giant evaporative cooler! It would be interesting to measure the water temperature above and below the falls. As to the "cave on top", would that be the one behind the falls, that you reach from below? I didn't know there was one on top.I've been looking at rainfall reports, and this looks to have been a dry year, although the spring was a little wetter than usual. What was your impression? Maybe the rains fall in places other than where the rain gauge is located. Stream flow at McKittrick might be a better metric for overall moisture conditions.Thanks for taking the time and effort to post your report. Like water in the desert, trip reports on the GUMO forum are somewhat rare, but so refreshing.
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