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  1. Waiting on pictures and trip report!

    Waiting on pictures and trip report!
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    129373 we're standing under the big bluff shelter...

    129373 we're standing under the big bluff shelter and the waterfall is in the background. Looks like we left some lucky campers lots of firewood. This was a few years back and I remember only two...
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    If you go down 202 where you can see Sipsey river...

    If you go down 202 where you can see Sipsey river then take a left up Feather Hawk branch You should be able to take a old logging road all the way to the falls. That's as far as you can go. I'll try...
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    Rumor has it that timber wolves has been released...

    Rumor has it that timber wolves has been released to help control the hog population? (Rumor)
    I'm glad you got to see the cascade fall above little ugly falls most people miss that one.
    I hated...
  5. 129154That sounds like a good plan! Can't wait to...

    129154That sounds like a good plan! Can't wait to see some pictures!
  6. Have Fun Charlotte! Be safe If you want to see...

    Have Fun Charlotte! Be safe
    If you want to see the last standing structure built by the CCC + waterfalls go to the lower parking lot at Sipsey picnic area and head down stream to you see it. Great...
  7. Whatttttttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!! Moonshine Don't...

    Whatttttttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!! Moonshine

    Don't eat the soft serve! Its for the Bears!
  8. Fantastic! I think these hangouts is getting or...

    Fantastic! I think these hangouts is getting or feeling more like family reunions. It's always good to see you guys wth your smiling faces and good food and the moonshine that brightens us up at...
  9. Bluff shelters are everywhere up and down Sipsey...

    Bluff shelters are everywhere up and down Sipsey & Thompson. You can stay good and dry under them for hanging out and cooking. I carry a small umbrella to run back and forth to my hammock. Works...
  10. I'm with you, I don't suggest anyone going into...

    I'm with you, I don't suggest anyone going into West Bee solo. If you get hurt your screwed and so would be the people trying to get you out. That's after someone reports you missing and the next day...
  11. Keep in mind that there's no phone service maybe...

    Keep in mind that there's no phone service maybe one bar on top of a ridge facing the right direction in the wilderness. And like Jim said the creeks rise Fast! Real Fast! I don't know how much rain...
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    Most people who go up in West Bee are lost or...

    Most people who go up in West Bee are lost or trying to find East Bee or trying to find their way back out the short cut way and miss their turn back out to white oak. It is rough in their and lots...
  13. Fantastic! ���������� welcome to the Sipsey mile!...

    Fantastic! ���������� welcome to the Sipsey mile!
    Sid Just wondering ? Why would you want to be up in Buck Rough where I should have been when you probably was at the Big Tree? Just wondering
  14. Indian Tomb Hollow sounds interesting! What else...

    Indian Tomb Hollow sounds interesting! What else is there to see and what kind of tree carvings? :) Thanks
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    It's right at ship rock if my memory serves me...

    It's right at ship rock if my memory serves me right. You go through the middle of that big campsite at ship rock and climb up and go through. You got to take your pack off and scoot it through the...
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    I'm glad you guys made it home safe. It's a shame...

    I'm glad you guys made it home safe. It's a shame that no one else could make that trip with you guys. Thompson Creek has some of the most historic sites to me in Bankhead. From early Native...
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    Not real good just trees on both sides of the...

    Not real good just trees on both sides of the trail, long 2+ miles of nothing. Don't forget you got to cross Sipsey on that route. Thompson creek trail is lots better for your mind & body
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    Charlotte keep in mind that school house and...

    Charlotte keep in mind that school house and Riddle falls is way off trail, lots harder than the trip to the big bluff shelters. Just be safe out there.
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    I'm sorry I can't make it this weekend either....

    I'm sorry I can't make it this weekend either. You guys have a great time!
    I hope you guys enjoy the spectacular view at sunset red it is awesome. My favorite place in all of Sipsey ;)
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    Thanks Marty! Thanks for going above and beyond...

    Thanks Marty! Thanks for going above and beyond from helping me with special projects to having these sales! Have a Great Thanksgiving! Thomas
  21. The fire should out by now? Raining for days here...

    The fire should out by now? Raining for days here in middle Tn
    Just to let anyone wondering what we at the hang witness of the fire, the only thing I notice was Sunday morning the smoke came in...
  22. This is for you guys who like hearing the...

    This is for you guys who like hearing the Bankhead stories. I talked about my friend Rex a lot and our trips, Rex is a excellent writer and has a blog of some of our trips. These days he seems to...
  23. Speaking of Love Beans at the next hang someone...

    Speaking of Love Beans at the next hang someone remind us to all bring a different meat or supply to take the cost off Daddy Love Beans. That was a lot of food! Good stuff! Sorry just thinking out...
  24. DLB

    Daddy Love Beans! DLB :tongueup:

    Had lots of Fun as I always do! Thanks
    Thanks for all the food and treats and all the big tall tales around the fire also thanks for the heads up on the danger of...
  25. Ok I just talked to my source and he said that...

    Ok I just talked to my source and he said that none of the fire fighters where staying at any of the hunters camps and was staying at motels in Jasper. Now some could be camping nuts like us and...
  26. Wolfpen

    Looking like Wolfpen ? I have to say I can't believe that 15 Forest rangers will be camping at Wolfpen maybe 15 Forest service workers from out of state? I think their is only one ranger for the...
  27. Cool Beans Thanks Jim for going out to check on...

    Cool Beans Thanks Jim for going out to check on things for us. I appreciate it! I'll talk to Rex and see what's going on because he's working with the FS to upgrade their commutations because of the...
  28. I just can't picture this fire being much more...

    I just can't picture this fire being much more than one of the FS's controlled burns that they do every few years. Nothing like what you see on TV out west. If it was real bad no one would be allowed...
  29. 117835 This was 1992 off Brushy Creek

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    This was 1992 off Brushy Creek
  30. I know of two of these one above Eagle creek and...

    I know of two of these one above Eagle creek and one above Hagood creek some folks call it a sunburst?
  31. Rain Rain go away come back on Monday! I also...

    Rain Rain go away come back on Monday! I also have a biggish tarp and pole I'll bring
    Tarp City Wolfpen
    Just to let you guys know I've got a sickness for down jackets & vest and my wife wants me...
  32. That sucks bad! Get better soon. Fall is slowly...

    That sucks bad! Get better soon.
    Fall is slowly getting here.
    I'll bring a few gallons of Milo Tea and solo cups.
  33. Pictures of Little Ugly & DeerSkull falls + one off Eagle Creek

    These pictures are for anyone one who's planning a trip this fall or winter. As you can see the water flow was not great but pretty non the less. I call the other cascade waterfall the secret fall...
  34. Very nice trip report, I really liked the way you...

    Very nice trip report, I really liked the way you started it with trip conditions, trip planning etc. looks like you guys had good meal too. I was hoping you had taken pictures of Deer skull or both...
  35. Snow on tarp

    116985116986 This is what happens when you put your tarp down to low when it's snowing. I didn't sleep good that night thinking my tarp or tie outs was going to break because of the weight of the...
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    You could use it to help keep the dew or Frost...

    You could use it to help keep the dew or Frost off your stuff like your chair, extra firewood or anything you don't want to get damp at night.
  37. If anyone has extra firewood it would be nice to...

    If anyone has extra firewood it would be nice to have. love the Glow!
    Warning these guys burn Indian fires :lol:
  38. Hey wait! Whatttttt? I'm ready! Nothing but Fun...

    Hey wait! Whatttttt? I'm ready! Nothing but Fun awaits us in Bankhead the Black Warrior Mountains. I was so excited waiting to ear about a early fall. Pumpkin Spice treats Whatttttt
  39. A Walk in the Woods was a good movie and funny!...

    A Walk in the Woods was a good movie and funny! I'm ready for fall camping season. I hope we have a few good frost nights before this hang in October to help clean things up. Marty at Wilderness...
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    Marty has made magic again!

    I'm ready for this winter's camping season now. Marty has done it again! My new chair underquilt fits like a glove and I'm sure my back & bottom will be toasty warm seating around the campfire....
  41. If you want to see a movie this weekend to help...

    If you want to see a movie this weekend to help get you ready for Fall camping season. A Walk in the Woods should fit the bill this weekend? Should be Good I enjoyed the book.
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    114944N 34.27988 W 87.43441
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    I heard good news today on the radio. They said...

    I heard good news today on the radio. They said there is signs of a early fall this year !
    Yes early fall signs you can buy pumpkin spice M&M's at Target already and other pumpkin spice coffee's at...
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    First choice 1. Oct. 31 2. Oct 24 Reason might...

    First choice 1. Oct. 31
    2. Oct 24
    Reason might be still to warm
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    Brushy lake campground will fit your bill!...

    Brushy lake campground will fit your bill! Fishing, hiking trails, waterfalls and kids love playing below the Dam. $3.00 or $5.00 a night ?
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    2009 Halloween trip

    BillyBob that was a trip to remember! Check out my buddy I'm holding in the picture. We had a good time even with Skippy getting sick and the rain (flood) I hope we can do it again for many years but...
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    FS: Don't forget guys you can get a UQ for these...

    Don't forget guys you can get a UQ for these chairs over at Wilderness Logics for winter time! Stay warm & toasty on the backside around the campfire! Works Great
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    We had a Halloween Sipsey hang many years ago the...

    We had a Halloween Sipsey hang many years ago the weather was nice & cool if not cold back then. Lots of Rain!
    Trade Day in Bankhead Forest sounds good.
    Working Saturdays suck I hope I'm off and...
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    Take your pick

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    Land of a thousand waterfalls! What till fall after a big rain. My other 2 cents
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    Caney! Easy to get to! Go the extra mile and take...

    Caney! Easy to get to! Go the extra mile and take her to the lower falls. My 2 cents
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