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    Site Selection - Directional Reminders

    My son and I are working the AT this summer. We're typically pretty spent by the end of the day, but still do our best to focus during site selection. Here are shots from a few days back at Ten Mile River lean-to as gentle directional reminders for your site selection: 1) look up for widow makers, and 2) look down/sideways for critters. Fail on the latter!

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    Nice camp set-up. I can't tell what animal that is. I'm reading this off my iPhone, while laying in my hammock. I'm waiting for my buddy to wake up. Guess he likes his first night in his hammock since he is still asleep!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bat View Post
    I can't tell what animal that is.
    I'm guessing hornet's nest from the look of it.
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    Sure looks like a hornet's nest to me. Hope you had a peaceful night....
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    Great looking site ... I see why the hornet's picked it to hang!

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    Yikes!!!!!!!!
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    Oops! That sure was a tactical error however it was a nice looking site otherwise.
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    I''l ask - what is the red circle in the second picture indicating?

    Doesn't look like it is circling the hornet nest.

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    The tree circled in red is the one with the hornet's nest.

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    takes out the epi pen that would have been a no-no for me....
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