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    White Mountains Hang

    I will be hanging/camping/fly fishing/exisiting in the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire next Mon and Tues nights (6/21-22). I will ba hanging at a commercial campground (Lost River Valley Campground, Rte 112, North Woodstock, NH.) at the confluence of Lost River and Walker Brook, site# 111.

    When I called and told them I would be hanging, they thought it was cool! The tent sites are separated from the RVs and yahoos and reserved for backpackers - right on the brook!

    Any HF member that would like to drop by for a while. Please do! I will be in a HH Exped with a Camo Hex fly - very minimalist camp. Gonna eat a few ground critters while there.

    Let me know if you will be coming by!

    Trip report with pics - of course - the following week when I get home.
    SkyPainter - "... and then the police came."

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    I'll see if I can bring you some dinner! I don't know if I'm working or not. But if I'm not working, I'll come up there for a break from the real world!
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    Quote Originally Posted by FireFlyburns View Post
    I'll see if I can bring you some dinner! I don't know if I'm working or not. But if I'm not working, I'll come up there for a break from the real world!
    ===> Would be great to meet ya, FireFly! I may be off fishing somewhere near dusk. But sharing some food and stories together would be great!
    Hope you can get out!
    SkyPainter - "... and then the police came."

    All these years people said,"He's acting like a kid!"
    He did not know that he could not fly, and so, he DID!

    Live Purposefully; Dare Greatly; Land Gently

    "Never knock on Death's door - just ring the bell and run! He hates that!"

    My outdoorsy YouTube channel is: "WMICommissioner"

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    I love the Lost River Campground!!! The sites are very picturesque. I sure wish I could join you! Have fun and POST PICTURES when you get back!
    "Pips"
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    Thanks!

    Thanks, Francesca!

    Looked pretty good to me online ... leaving Monday. Got a good hanging site (I hope!), and will take some pics and post 'em.

    Can't wait!

    "Heeeeeere, fishy, fishy!"
    SkyPainter - "... and then the police came."

    All these years people said,"He's acting like a kid!"
    He did not know that he could not fly, and so, he DID!

    Live Purposefully; Dare Greatly; Land Gently

    "Never knock on Death's door - just ring the bell and run! He hates that!"

    My outdoorsy YouTube channel is: "WMICommissioner"

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    Heading Out Today!

    Almost finished packing-up! Heading out today for the White Mountain National Forest in NH. I am taking a pile of stuff I normally wouldn't to do some testing in camp. Pack weighs a zillion pounds right now, but I will have the SUV with me - so not a problem this trip!

    Will take some pics of the camp, and some of my experiments.
    SkyPainter - "... and then the police came."

    All these years people said,"He's acting like a kid!"
    He did not know that he could not fly, and so, he DID!

    Live Purposefully; Dare Greatly; Land Gently

    "Never knock on Death's door - just ring the bell and run! He hates that!"

    My outdoorsy YouTube channel is: "WMICommissioner"

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    Painter, you make me want to be there...have a safe trip.
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