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24 hours...Two weeks...

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Offline PyramidBlaster

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24 hours...Two weeks...
« on: November 02, 2007, 09:13:39 AM »
Here we go! 24 hours(or less) to go before I leave for two weeks in Texas...Most of which will be centered on the bend. I've had to shift gears a bit, as originally this trip was earmarked to shoot my film...But due to extenuating circumstances, I'm turning it into something a little more relaxed, and SOLO, for the first time.... Expect, however, massive, wide-ranging trip reports with LOTS of pix and video. May spot a couple of you there---Cin-Dee? Stingrey? anyone else? Where's the 'cactus cheers' when you need 'em?

Anyway, MANY MANY thanks beforehand for all the knowledgeable advice you've given me to prepare for this trip...Even though this will be my 6th trip there, and my 10th BIBE anniversary, I now have so many new places to check out...And it means the world to me.  :cactuscheers:
"The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents."-H.P. Lovecraft

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Offline Casa Grande

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2007, 09:20:01 AM »
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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2007, 10:20:04 AM »
Sorry about the movie thing....but you will really be able to enjoy yourself it seems. :cool:

Oh, and if you're looking for stingrey he''ll be the one driving around in the Acura at night real slow with the high intensity lights.... :eusa_shhh:

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Offline PyramidBlaster

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2007, 10:29:34 AM »
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Oh, there they are...Pesky critters were hidin'....Thanks Casa!
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Offline homerboy2u

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2007, 01:53:02 PM »
May spot a couple of you there---Cin-Dee? Stingrey? anyone else? Where's the 'cactus cheers' when you need 'em?
.......Don't forget , the absolutely best Spaghetti Western , I have seen. BTW, folks....this is totallly the labor of Pyramid Blaster, hats off to him..... :kaos-cactus06:
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Offline PyramidBlaster

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2007, 01:58:29 PM »
Hate to disappoint you, Homero...But the good father and the rest of my crew can't go...I'm now trying to get everyone together for the spring... :eusa_pray:

I'll still have lots of video to show for it, tho'. Nothin' wrong with shooting a nature documentary...Espec ially in BIBE...
"The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents."-H.P. Lovecraft

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Offline PyramidBlaster

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2007, 11:40:52 AM »
OK...I'm back, but so swamped that it'll take a couple of days for the full report. Here's the brief:

Spent 5 days out of 14 in BIBE proper, and since I was solo, saw most all of what I wanted to see on this trip...Didn't shoot much video in the end, but the site research was invaluable....Hooke d up with Stingrey and his bud Scott and did some great hikes...lots of fun. Also found out that McTullis is a friend-of-an-old-friend!!! Who Knew?

Anyway...Pictures galore, will have to do some sorting and tweaking first...And, of course....the report itself will take a while.... :willynilly:


More later!!!
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Offline xseption

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2007, 03:24:06 PM »
Looking forward to see what you have seen!

:azn:
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Offline SA Bill

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2007, 06:30:05 PM »
Glad you made it to BB!

Did you make it to Devils Den?
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Offline xseption

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2007, 03:14:39 PM »
Glad you made it to BB!

Did you make it to Devils Den?

Bill

Bill:

Where is Devil's Den located?

thanks!

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Offline SA Bill

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2007, 05:17:17 PM »
Devils Den is up by Dog Canyon...in the northern part of the park. You hike across the desert until you reach a dry wash...go left and you reach Dog Canyon...go right and you get to Devils Den.

I headed to DD last month but didn't quite get there. I did make it to DC and had a magical encounter with thousands of Monarch butterflies. That more than made up for not reaching DD.   :eusa_dance:
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Offline PyramidBlaster

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2007, 05:39:59 PM »
Still working on that update---the weather was poor the day I was going to do Dog Canyon, So I only hiked around the ridge near Nine Point Draw---But I DID get that picture you wanted, Bill...
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Offline SA Bill

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Re: 24 hours...Two weeks...
« Reply #12 on: November 20, 2007, 06:07:57 PM »
Great!
   Bill
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