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Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness

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Offline trtlrock

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Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« on: October 14, 2009, 03:00:37 PM »
Just came back from a 5-day hike through the Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness in West Virginia. Here's a few pics:

























































John & Tess

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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2009, 03:31:27 PM »
That's a bit more than a "few" photos, John :icon_lol: Great photos! Great fall colors.

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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2009, 03:44:01 PM »
Nice!  ...love all the color!
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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2009, 04:10:11 PM »
That's fabulous. So that's what fall looks like in other parts of the county.

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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2009, 04:11:38 PM »
Purdy!

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Offline trtlrock

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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2009, 04:20:39 PM »
Thanks -- it was certainly beautiful.

The pants, by the way, belonged to neither of us...

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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2009, 04:50:24 PM »
The pants, by the way, belonged to neither of us...

I was gonna ask, but having been the victim of a blow-out myself, I figured it might be a sensitive subject :icon_lol:

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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2009, 05:04:43 PM »
Beautiful photos!  The Sods is one of my favorite places in the east for backpacking.  I've hiked there all seasons, and in winter you can easily get a couple of feet of snow.  If I can get my old slides digitized, I'll post a few sometime, although they wouldn't measure up to yours.

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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2009, 12:01:01 AM »
Just came back from a 5-day hike through the Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness in West Virginia. Here's a few pics:


 JeffBlaylock's shorts???....in Virginia?..... :icon_lol:

 Amazing autum colors there,Muchas Gracias...i feel more relaxed as i go on tonight. A Hell of a day today. :nailbitting:
Stay thirsty, my friends.

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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2009, 07:44:29 AM »
Just came back from a 5-day hike through the Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness in West Virginia. Here's a few pics:


 JeffBlaylock's shorts???....in Virginia?..... :icon_lol:

 Amazing autum colors there,Muchas Gracias...i feel more relaxed as i go on tonight. A Hell of a day today. :nailbitting:

I thought those were tjavery's after eating chili  :eusa_hand:
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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2009, 10:14:12 AM »
I thought those were tjavery's after eating chili  :eusa_hand:

Well, that's about what they looked like :icon_lol:

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Re: Dolly Sods & Roaring Plains Wilderness
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2009, 01:22:28 PM »
It's been a long time since the last time I've been up there. I went to college in central KY, so we occasionally made runs to WV (the Dolly Sods, Cranberry WA, Spruce Knob). Absolutely beautiful place and gives the feeling of being up in the boreal. Thanks for the pictures and fall colors.

-Danny

 


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