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Trip Nov 21-26th

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Re: Trip Nov 21-26th
« Reply #45 on: December 03, 2008, 03:11:48 PM »
Very nice, BK. I have a feeling that sunrise pic is going to be on the next calendar....  :eusa_clap:

Great report and photos and your adventures remind me of me & my Dad when I was LGK's age. Good stuff.  :icon_cool:

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Re: Trip Nov 21-26th
« Reply #46 on: December 03, 2008, 03:13:49 PM »
We wanted to warn you about all the grass burrs in Fisk canyon ...

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The single worst part of the week. And by "single" I mean THOUSANDS. Didn't help that I took a face-plant into a whole bushel of them -- another high moment not captured on camera, thankfully.
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Jeff Blaylock
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splendor and the complicated grandeur of Big Bend will still be here. Waiting for us."--Ed Abbey

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Re: Trip Nov 21-26th
« Reply #47 on: December 03, 2008, 03:20:10 PM »
We wanted to warn you about all the grass burrs in Fisk canyon ...

 :evil:

The single worst part of the week. And by "single" I means THOUSANDS. Didn't help that I took a face-plant into a whole bushel of them -- another high moment not captured on camera, thankfully.
Dang, Ay Chi, doncha know ya gotta keep that camera ready at all times! Practice your quick draw before your next trip.

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Re: Trip Nov 21-26th
« Reply #48 on: December 03, 2008, 03:27:43 PM »
What a beautiful trip.  Thanks so much for sharing it with us.   :eusa_dance:
Wake me when it's time to go.

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Re: Trip Nov 21-26th
« Reply #49 on: December 03, 2008, 03:33:50 PM »
Very nice, BK. I have a feeling that sunrise pic is going to be on the next calendar....  :eusa_clap:

Great report and photos and your adventures remind me of me & my Dad when I was LGK's age. Good stuff.  :icon_cool:

Thanks Ms. Muse
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Re: Trip Nov 21-26th
« Reply #50 on: December 03, 2008, 05:21:21 PM »
We wanted to warn you about all the grass burrs in Fisk canyon ...

 :evil:

The single worst part of the week. And by "single" I means THOUSANDS. Didn't help that I took a face-plant into a whole bushel of them -- another high moment not captured on camera, thankfully.
Dang, Ay Chi, doncha know ya gotta keep that camera ready at all times! Practice your quick draw before your next trip.
Yeah, I hear ya, but I simply couldn't do it to the old man.  Besides, I had those damn burrs stuck all over me as well and was too busy trying to get them off when the face planting occurred.  Actually, the cover shot would have been JB stuck in the quick sand.  That was a sight to behold...he-he...but I dropped the ball there too.   :eusa_doh:

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Re: Trip Nov 21-26th
« Reply #51 on: December 14, 2008, 08:56:37 PM »
I have found the best way to get the burrs off is to use a common hair comb to get underneath them and comb them out.   This only works when they are fresh and haven't been ground-in or balled-up.   Gaitors help a lot to keep them out of your boot laces and socks. TWWG

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Re: Trip Nov 21-26th
« Reply #52 on: September 23, 2017, 02:26:26 PM »
Thanks for the exceptional report and the details.
Leave "quit" at the car.  Embrace the trail as your friend.  Expect to enjoy yourself, and to be amazed.

 


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