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    AT Southbound: Apple Orchard Mountain to Black Horse Gap

    I know how ya'll like videos so I thought I would share the video I made of our latest backpacking trip. Not too much report, just nice weather and nice views. I highly recommend Bryant Ridge Shelter if you are in the area.

    BTW, right after we night-hiked 3 miles of wet rocks to the shelter and I did my only self-interview in the video, about 10 guys showed up at the shelter with coolers and all. Apparently you can park about 1/10 mile from the shelter. They weren't even backpacking in the area, they were just crashing because they knew it was close to the road. What a buzz kill.

    According to one car camper, coolers are air tight so there is no risk of a bear smelling its contents. Its totally safe to sleep with a cooler on the floor inside the shelter! Apparently they have never seen videos on you tube.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGnDp_BCeJs

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    Nice report and fine looking locations. Hopefully the 'rude neighbors' brought enough beer to share?
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    Cool video, looks you had great weather. I avoid shelters close to roads for that very reason.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gargoyle View Post
    Nice report and fine looking locations. Hopefully the 'rude neighbors' brought enough beer to share?
    You know they didn't but Backpacker 1 brought some wine in those little juice boxes and Backpacker 2 brought some Dale's Pale Ale. Standard fare for a short hike on Friday night!

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    Looks like a fun time in a beautiful place. Thanks for the report.

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    Nice pics and music. Looks like a good time was had by all and i had to laugh about the guy who thought coolers were airtight so a bear can't smell the food. .Thanks
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    Great post. Love the music.
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