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  1. Well, there's three faces I recognize. Great...

    Well, there's three faces I recognize. Great video, guys, to top off a great trip. I didn't realize you were doing a time lapse off the Albert tower, pretty cool. You've to got love shorts at the...
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    When I first ordered a RR a few years ago I read...

    When I first ordered a RR a few years ago I read many posts of people using the Incubator with good success so I thought I could too, but it didn't happen. If they truly were having success then it...
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    Well, that's one nice looking quilt. I say that...

    Well, that's one nice looking quilt. I say that because I have the exact one, 20 +1 and same colors. I used it for quite a while on my gathered ends with excellent results and when I switched to the...
  4. Once again, looked like a fun trip and a good...

    Once again, looked like a fun trip and a good time. Natalie is going to turn into a film producer before long. Thanks for taking us along!
  5. Hey Paul, just a heads up. The annual Uwharrie...

    Hey Paul, just a heads up. The annual Uwharrie Trail Run is Sat 2/7 and goes from Jumping Off Rock TH to Hwy 24/27. It's a 8, 20 and 40 mile run so it will be going both directions, and starts at 7...
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    I have been trying this very thing. I haven't...

    I have been trying this very thing. I haven't tried doubling the single hooks yet, only the bridge hooks as that is what I use most. I slept 3 nights in it without undoing the suspension and when I...
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    The maps I've made have all the trails on them...

    The maps I've made have all the trails on them which I have hiked and gps'd many times to check for accuracy and they looked just like USGS 7.5' quad except also contain the trail data. They are done...
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    AKA Pete, I can't answer your question on the...

    AKA Pete, I can't answer your question on the ranger station as I haven't been in there in a while. I've made some very complete topo maps of this whole trail system at 1:24000 and have them in PDF...
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    AKA Pete, Strieby Church rd ends at the church...

    AKA Pete, Strieby Church rd ends at the church and from there on it is a private drive. The original trail went this way by handshake permission but was stopped years ago. They WILL NOT let any...
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    Looks like a good place to camp. Nothing like...

    Looks like a good place to camp. Nothing like having a hydrant right at the campsite, huh. Ahhhhh "Spam Of Morning".......breakfast of champions. I like hiking in the rain if it's not a frog...
  11. Another great video from the awesome twosome!...

    Another great video from the awesome twosome! Look like good weather except for the wind, you went from short sleeves to 15 layers and I thought I saw the doors closed on that Superfly.....what's up...
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    Hey Dutch, on my ridgerunner I've been using soft...

    Hey Dutch, on my ridgerunner I've been using soft shackles between the apex buckle and cinch buckles so I can disconnect the suspension when wet. I've ordered this speed hook suspension to replace...
  13. Well, that sir is some mighty beautiful country...

    Well, that sir is some mighty beautiful country and a good trip to boot. Mighty fine beaver work also. Having done trail maintenance I know the effort that goes into it and like you am always very...
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    Thanks for watching STinGa. I always appreciate...

    Thanks for watching STinGa. I always appreciate your comments. You are right about the Smokies!
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    Thanks 12trysomething...they were some skinny...

    Thanks 12trysomething...they were some skinny trees, felt like I was sleeping in the bed of a slingshot, but it was all we had.



    I appreciate it Mr Chigger!! Hope to see you there also.
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    Thanks for watching Sweeper Thanks Tall...

    Thanks for watching Sweeper



    Thanks Tall Paul, I think you would have liked that one. I can picture Natalie doing a handstand on that waterfall.



    It's good to be getting out a little more...
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    Thank you sir! You missed a good one...

    Thank you sir!



    You missed a good one Bonepile. I thought about you.



    I thought the same thing when I read your report. We also camped one night with a couple from Tenn....maybe same...
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    Well done Snaggleroot. You did some impressive...

    Well done Snaggleroot. You did some impressive miles. Great pictures, especially the sunrise from Sterling. Thanks for letting us follow along.
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    There were quite a few of the log bridges and the...

    There were quite a few of the log bridges and the moss gave good traction. Without the moss they were kinda slick. Thanks for watching.



    It were fine Mr Hawkeye. Thanks for watching



    A...
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    VIDEO...GSMNP Fork Ridge to Mingus Mill

    Did a 3 day backpacking trip to the GSMNP last week with Paddlemule, Chris and Todd, the latter 2 being ground dwellers but probably very soon convertees. It was kind of one of those areas where you...
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    I have a DL 1.1 Ridgerunner w/webbing suspension....

    I have a DL 1.1 Ridgerunner w/webbing suspension. I use soft shackles between the cinch buckles and apex buckles so that I can remove the straps from the hammock. With feeding the strap through the...
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    Hey Paul & Natalie!! What a great trip. I liked...

    Hey Paul & Natalie!! What a great trip. I liked the "Flat Rock Gymnastic Team" tryouts. I believe she nailed it. Too bad all the views weren't there, but there was plenty enough. "YOLO" thanks for...
  23. Hey MM and Poof, another good trip and video....

    Hey MM and Poof, another good trip and video. Nice sunset from Mt Sterling and even though the sunrise was foggy I'm sure it was well pictured in your mind. Good to see your landing gear is doing...
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    The distance from Yates Place to the Hannah Creek...

    The distance from Yates Place to the Hannah Creek TH at Birkhead by road is 19 mile. The trail work is completed from the TH at the Luther Farm on Pisgah Covered Church rd to the TH at Jumping Off...
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    As a follow-up to my earlier post (#9), on May 6...

    As a follow-up to my earlier post (#9), on May 6 I had a long phone conversation with Adam and without going into a lot of detail here, we got it all resolved. I understand now that some of the delay...
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    Tehghost, glad you got your Winter Palace so...

    Tehghost, glad you got your Winter Palace so quickly. I ordered one along with cuben sleeves on Feb 28 and received a damaged one in 3 weeks. Called them, and then returned it within 2 days and they...
  27. Hey Paul, great video as usual. You and Nat are...

    Hey Paul, great video as usual. You and Nat are a perfect match enjoying the outdoors. How'd you like that water quality in there? Pretty great? As a matter of fact, Paddlemule and I just got back...
  28. Hey Brother Bones, sorry I missed this until...

    Hey Brother Bones, sorry I missed this until today. Nice vid and what an experience! I truly enjoyed that section of the AT and like you at the "Swag", it was more like Sog or socked in fog and rain...
  29. Well, Pappy Amos is heading back to Carolina...

    Well, Pappy Amos is heading back to Carolina Beach. He just left my house and dropped off the food for tomorrow's breakfast. I'll be up there between 8 and 8:30 in the morning and drop it off. He...
  30. I met Pappy at Yates Place @ 3. We unloaded and...

    I met Pappy at Yates Place @ 3. We unloaded and covered the firewood and it started raining. He was already set up so we sat under his tarp and hoisted a few and solved all the world problems as it...
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    I've been in the Birkhead Wilderness many, many...

    I've been in the Birkhead Wilderness many, many times and I never tire of seeing it again. The rock wall you saw, from most everybody's opinion, is an old dam. There are actually 3 of them right...
  32. You can drive right to where you camp. The gate...

    You can drive right to where you camp. The gate is closed so you can't go any farther. I went to Yates Place this morning and there were three groups camp there, one fairly large scout troop so maybe...
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    Hey Vincethebutcher, you might want to check this...

    Hey Vincethebutcher, you might want to check this site out unless you already know about it. http://shop.sew-classic.com/Cord-Singer-Replacement-Cabinet-Foot-Knee-Control-SCE510.htm

    sorry...
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    Hey Bonepile, you saw what I used last weekend to...

    Hey Bonepile, you saw what I used last weekend to get rid of calf ridge.
  35. Looks like a nice trip and good trip report...

    Looks like a nice trip and good trip report OutandBack. I like this quote....."Sorry there are no pictures of this wonderful meal.
    I have a mental picture of 7 guys faces lit by a roaring fire, not...
  36. Actually there is a workday in that area on the...

    Actually there is a workday in that area on the 8th so I don't know. But the last section to be "restored" over Little Long Mountain was finished in December and it's nice. It's only 4 miles long but...
  37. I stopped by Yates Place this afternoon after the...

    I stopped by Yates Place this afternoon after the trail workday and they did burn it. It looked like a good (not too hot) control burn, didn't go up the tree trunks hardly at all, and just got the...
  38. I've got a trail workday at Uwharrie tomorrow and...

    I've got a trail workday at Uwharrie tomorrow and when finished I'll try to swing by Yates Place and see how hot a fire they had. If we get a couple of rains between now and the hang it might be OK,...
  39. "If you can stay, I'd be interested in hearing...

    "If you can stay, I'd be interested in hearing the long story of how you chose the name Firebird. I'll bring the libation you mentioned in Paul's video."

    Pappy


    OHHHHHHHHHH....... That's...
  40. Hey Pappy, if you're going to get there @ midday...

    Hey Pappy, if you're going to get there @ midday on Thur I could maybe bring it late that afternoon, if not sometime on Fri. Let me know.
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    Tall Paul and Bonepile......It was the great...

    Tall Paul and Bonepile......It was the great company that made for a great trip. I'm looking forward to another. You Brinegars are good folks.:lol: Thanks for putting it together Paul!



    Thanks...
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    Video: Doughton Park, NC

    This is my rendition of a weekend trip to Doughton Park with Tall Paul and Bonepile. We parked on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Alligator Ridge overlook and used the Bluff Mtn, Cedar Ridge, and Grassy...
  43. Great job Tall Paul. That's quite a crew there....

    Great job Tall Paul. That's quite a crew there. You beat me to the draw with the video, I'll try to get mine up today. I was hoping you would leave out the slippery rock creek crossing.
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    Great job FIMB!! And like I told MM, nothing...

    Great job FIMB!! And like I told MM, nothing better than a wonderful bunch of people, looking out for each other, in a beautiful place. Well done.
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    Once again, a great trip report and vid MM. Glad...

    Once again, a great trip report and vid MM. Glad you guys had a good time and good weather. I know the lack of snow was a little of a bummer but the lack of high wind is surely a plus. Overmountain...
  46. Firewood is cut. Need to split a little more and...

    Firewood is cut. Need to split a little more and load it. I'll probably take it up on Thursday if Pappy Amos is going to be there so he'll have some. I'll check with him, and if not I'll take it...
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    Hey Pappy, Good report, well documented. I had a...

    Hey Pappy,
    Good report, well documented. I had a great time hiking with you fellers, sorry I couldn't stay, maybe next time. If I'd known we were going for pizza I'd stayed, that's what I had when I...
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    Hey Pappy, I just saw this thread a little while...

    Hey Pappy, I just saw this thread a little while ago. I was going up there on Friday to hike anyway and if you want to join up I'll drive up to Woodrun camp (if the gate is open) Friday morning @...
  49. Ok, I got to say it , you know I've got to say it...

    Ok, I got to say it , you know I've got to say it , although it goes without saying, here I go....You guys are crazy!!! Ok, that's behind me now. What a nice trip and a good test. I liked that "crop...
  50. If you will PM me your email address I will send...

    If you will PM me your email address I will send you the gpx file for Flatrock Run Trail and the part of Roaring Plains Trail where they intersect.
    Firebird
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