Some camping pics

bogydave Posted By bogydave, Sep 10, 2013 at 1:54 PM

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  1. bogydave

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    No moose but had a good time.
    The legal bull were up high, (well above tree line)
    we went up & looked around, but were smart enough to not pull the trigger.
    Saw sheep , 3 grizzlies & one nice legal bull straight up from camp in the spotting scope.

    20 years ago, we'd have been killing ourselves packing one out.
    We dined on blueberries & took some pictures. :)
    Was a good hike to do once with a empty pack, , but not 6 times carrying moose parts.::P

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    As long as you enjoyed yourself that's all that matters. We do get smarter about where we drop the game as we get older. :)
     
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    Your part of the world I would very much like to see, the fall colors are I do enjoy . When do you start getting frost to kill the bugs ? The area where you were camping when would it usually see its first snow?
     
  4. bogydave

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    Few bugs while we were there this year, was a good frost there a few times already.
    Depends on the year, been there & the bugs were horrid (same time of the year)

    Snowed just above tree line , but melted while we were there.
    About 4 weeks & snow will be where our camp is until Spring.
    If it gets clear, I've seen 20° there on the 5th of Sept.
     
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    Looks like fun , are those grapes in the one pic ? I was out muchin on some wild grapes the other day on fence row, had a lot this year ,used to eat a lot of them when I was a kid.
    Just gota pass the seeds after ;lol
     
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    With age comes wisdom. That, and aches and pains that prohibit long pack outs. ;)
     
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    Blue berries. That's why the bears are up there, they spend all day eating blueberries.
    Ate so many, if you followed my tracks for a ways, the scat would look like bear scat, well all but the TP ;) ;lol



    They can shove all that wisdom where the sun don't shine,
    I want my 25 year old body back LOL ;lol
     
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    Haha! Yeah, I'd like mine back too, Dave. Amazing how fast that part of our lives went by. And we didn't even appreciate it at the time. Chit!
     
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    huuuuuuuge understatement! I have to visit this part of the world...
     
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    You guys keep "watch" at night for unexpected visitors? I've had black bears at our site twice, and I am starting to second guess my love for camping. Beauty pics though!...I bet we'll see some snow pics from you in a few weeks.
     
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    No night watch. If they come around, human is not on their food list. We don't keep any food in the tent !
    We take care to keep a clean camp & burn or bury food scraps & stuff with odor.

    Bears here, unless in parks or protected areas, tend to steer clear of people.
    But the young ones sometimes come around. Blacks mostly.
    Can make a real mess
    But they hang around a bit too long afterwards.
     
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