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    Buffalo River, AR 5 day paddle

    Just returned from a 5 day paddle on the Buffalo River in AR. A group of friends I went to college with paddle every Memorial day and this year was our 33rd annual trip. There are 14 of us in the group. It is quite the tradition. I will report out more later when I have more pics, but here are a couple that will wet your whistle. This was about the best hang I have ever had.

    If you get the opportunity to paddle the Buffalo, do it. It was spectacular beauty, challenging paddling, and fun fishing. Only down side was the ticks. I did not have any, but my mates seemed to have plenty. Wonder if hanging helped.
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    Traditions are great aren't they! Great looking hanging location! May ya have many trips like this one.

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    Looks very cool, thanks for sharing.

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    More pictures! More pictures! Quit teasing us!

    That looks like a very cool spot where you were hanging.

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    That's great canoebie. Beautiful country down there. SmokeHouse led us all in a hang and hike this spring. I hope to get back there this fall. I'm wanting to take up paddling myself and have been researching kayaks. Thanks for sharing the trip info.

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    Nice hang ....... a river runs by ya'.......
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    Awesome ...thanks for sharing ...makes me want to get into packrafting.
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    Nice hang. It almost looks like a spot I hung last summer.

    Hoping to get there myself, in a few weeks, provided nothing else goes wrong.

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    Loved the Buffalo River Trail, except for the ups and downs. Next time I head that way I definately want to float as well as hike.

    As far as the ticks go, they are running a special on them this season. One of the guys with us counted 43 on him either crawling or munching. I had none thanks to permathrin treated pants, shirt, socks, and buff.

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    nice teaser David...can't wait to see more!
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