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    Awesome update CB!

    Beautiful area for sure....

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    Absolutely fantastic job on pics and report.i seen reflected on your back pack what did you use it for?

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    Great write up CB! I love H camp! We used to do camp C alot for group hangs but have been frequenting H. Did you get on the north loop any? I know a shortcut to H if you ever want to get in there the first night and settle in early.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CB200T View Post
    Thank you for the kind compliment! The base weight was around 12 pounds, but I found I really didn't need some of what I carried, I was just playing around with a couple of things. Right now I'm sub 10# base. Total weight with food/fuel etc was 25# roughly.
    Excellent! I am working on decreasing my base weight as well. For reading, I have about decided to take my Kindle paperwhite... I do like to read on long winter nights, especially when solo.
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    Yep, kind of an H camp fan myself. The rock formations on the east side of the middle loop really make for an interesting hike especailly with all the ice and snow.

    Thanks for the write up, makes me anxious to get back out there soon.

    David

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    Quote Originally Posted by priller View Post
    Awesome update CB!

    Beautiful area for sure....
    Couldn't agree more!

    Quote Originally Posted by aschurr View Post
    Absolutely fantastic job on pics and report.i seen reflected on your back pack what did you use it for?
    It's a sit pad I made, it's getting axed though in favor of a piece of Tyvek as a ground cloth that will also perform as my sit pad.

    Quote Originally Posted by HamMike View Post
    Great write up CB! I love H camp! We used to do camp C alot for group hangs but have been frequenting H. Did you get on the north loop any? I know a shortcut to H if you ever want to get in there the first night and settle in early.
    We should do a trip some time and you can show it to me.

    Quote Originally Posted by Risk View Post
    Excellent! I am working on decreasing my base weight as well. For reading, I have about decided to take my Kindle paperwhite... I do like to read on long winter nights, especially when solo.
    I do love to read, just at home I guess. Nothing like hanging out on the couch listening to some Pietagorsky on Cello and a good book.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bannerstone View Post
    Yep, kind of an H camp fan myself. The rock formations on the east side of the middle loop really make for an interesting hike especailly with all the ice and snow.

    Thanks for the write up, makes me anxious to get back out there soon.

    David
    I love the views, they were good with foliage, even better without!

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    For sure CB! We'll get out there when it warms up.
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    Those photos seemed to be of a very nice trip. The last one was my favorite with the smooth water around the banks. I applaud your base weight. Thanks for the write up.

    Quote Originally Posted by Risk View Post
    Excellent! I am working on decreasing my base weight as well. For reading, I have about decided to take my Kindle paperwhite... I do like to read on long winter nights, especially when solo.
    I also bring my Kindle Paperwhite out for most trips as it is lighter than just about any other book I could bring. It's got my novel of the (insert time to read here: ie. day/week/month), my Bible, and a backdoor way of getting to check the weather if I have 3G (though the backdoor is a pain). Winter I read the most and I find it more comforting than music in the woods.
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    I put kindle on my phone, which I always have on me. I just have to remember to download the book or books I want to read prior to getting beyond a decent signal.



    Great TR! Love the images you captured.

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    Thanks for sharing. Great pics

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