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    Forney Creek Smoky Mountain Backpack, Memorial Day 2011

    Finally got around to writing up the trip report for my Memorial Day Backpack. You can find it here: http://ageekinthewoods.com/2011/06/0...backpack-2011/

    Enjoy!
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    Great report! I have family in Knoxville. It's a wonderful place to live with so many outdoor opportunities within such a short drive. Looks like a good time was had by all. Great wildlife interaction as well.

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    Nice trip report. Nice photos. Nice Maps.
    Like the site! Subscribed and will have to poke around a bit more.

    Looking about, I see you have used the Panasonic TS1. I just bought a TS3. My pics from our last trip came out "OK", but not as exciting as will other larger cameras (to be expected I suppose, and I am still learning the menu/options with the TS3).
    What are you using for the pics posted with this trip report? Not the TS1 I suspect...
    Last edited by BER; 06-04-2011 at 11:11.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BER View Post
    Nice trip report. Nice photos. Nice Maps.
    Like the site! Subscribed and will have to poke around a bit more.

    Looking about, I see you have used the Panasonic TS1. I just bought a TS3. My pics from our last trip came out "OK", but not as exciting as will other larger cameras (to be expected I suppose, and I am still learning the menu/options with the TS3).
    What are you using for the pics posted with this trip report? Not the TS1 I suspect...
    No, not the TS1, though it occasionally takes spectacular photos. This trip was actually a Canon T2i DSRL with an 18-200mm zoom lens and in some a tripod (Benro Travel Flat Carbon Fiber). I use ultra light gear so when I add in 8-10 lbs worth of camera gears my total weight is still under 35 lbs.
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    Nice Tr and really ejoyed the pictures Thanks for sharing!

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    Great trip. I'm leaving Sunday for Siler's Bald then down to Elkmont.
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