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16480[Hammock Camping] Re: slowhike`s down hammock version one (v1)

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  • Dave Womble
    Dec 6, 2006
      Tim, it is not my web site. On IE, the descriptions seperate from the
      small photos when you scroll down the page to see the enlarged photo.
      It doesn' do that on FireFox or Netscape. You can read the
      description in IE if you stay at the top of the page.


      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, tim garner <slowhike@...> wrote:
      > man, i wish i could read your descriptions dave. i recently swiched
      back to IE because i was having so much trouble w/ firefox. i don`t
      guess you can have both on the same computer?
      > great photos. makes me wish i was there.
      > that`s pretty interresting about the stelth camp site. i saw what
      looked like an old shed roof in one photo & in the next photo, was
      that part of a sm plane or what? ...tim
      > Dave Womble <dpwomble@...> wrote:
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, tim garner
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > PS... you mentioned hiking near murphy where eric rudoff did some
      > of his camping. you recon he could teach us something about stelth
      > camping?
      > >
      > Funny you should mention that Tim. I tagged along on that trip with
      > a buddy of mine with the American Hiking Society and one of the
      > authors of the guidebook for that trail. The author of the guide
      > book, John Ray, lead the hike using his guidebook and taking a few
      > notes along the way. On our last night out we used a stealth
      > campsite that someone that lives in that area showed him. It was
      > behind a 50 foot wall of rhododendron that he located by a certain
      > large rock in the middle of the trail, the first 15 feet of it you
      > had to crawl on your hands and knees through a rhododendron tunnel
      > before you could stand up and walk through the rest. After you
      > cleared the rhododendron it was a grassy area with scattered trees...
      > almost a bald. I saw a few old rusted cans, a fire ring it that area
      > and an old glass Pepsi bottle with a metal screw-on cap. It was kind
      > of neat, but I don't know if Eric used it. That is some rugged
      > country and trails. We only saw one hunter and one dirt motorcyclist
      > in our three days on the trail. The Fires Creek Rim Trail pretty
      > much follows the boundary of a bear sanctuary, where if they make it
      > over the ridge and into the basin they are safe. The hunter said he
      > thought about 9 bears had been taken so far this year.
      > If you are interested in some of my photos from the trip, they are
      > posted here, but the descriptive text doesn't work right using IE,
      > they do with FireFox: http://tinyurl.com/yy2992
      > These are the ones from the Linville Gorge trip with Ed and Steve:
      > http://tinyurl.com/t425g
      > Dave
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