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    Old Gorge Rat Hawk-eye's Avatar
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    Talking VIDEO: The Lost Hat Expedition

    I wasn't able to make it to the October Gorge Rat Gathering in Linville Gorge till the last day. But a lot of them were still there to share breakfast at Louise's Famous Rock House Restaurant which made my day!

    HOWEVER ... the day got even better when IDCakes (who'd drove down for the day) and I met up with Ken and Waterbar Jim for a hike in the Jonas Ridge/Sitting Bear area to look for a hat that was snagged off of Ken's pack the previous Thursday! We found said hat and had a great four to five hours of hiking in some of the best the gorge has to offer. GREAT DAY WITH GREAT FRIENDS ... it don't get better than that!

    Here is a very short video clip taken from that hike with some fantastic views. Including a view of Babel Tower that most folks NEVER see!

    The Lost Hat Expedition


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    HEHEHEHEHE!!! That was a good one! Thanks for posting!
    "Pips"
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    Thank for the video. Some day may be I can come and play in the big ditch.
    Tortoise never for a moment stopped, but went on with a slow but steady pace straight to the end of the course.
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    Love the music!! ZQ
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pipsissewa View Post
    HEHEHEHEHE!!! That was a good one! Thanks for posting!
    Hey thanks for watching!

    Quote Originally Posted by Triggerhpy View Post
    Thank for the video. Some day may be I can come and play in the big ditch.
    Well it'll be there ... and bet ya love it ... thanks for watching!

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    Love the music!! ZQ
    HEY LADY thanks for watching! The track is "Irish Thunder" ... like that one myself. On another note that mesh peak bag you're making is FANTASTIC ... used it on this last trip and I like the see through aspect of it! The stiching is holding up mighy fine ... that puppy is going to last a long time! Might have to order me another one for my wife's hammock ... yeah she's going backpacking with me!

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    Another fun video and glad you guys found the hat. "Leave no man left behind."

    How come people rarely see view of Babel tower? Is it tough to hike there?

    Thanks a lot for posting.

    Fronkey

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fronkey View Post
    Another fun video and glad you guys found the hat. "Leave no man left behind."

    How come people rarely see view of Babel tower? Is it tough to hike there?

    Thanks a lot for posting.

    Fronkey
    It's off the beaten path so to speak and though I'd actually been on the points near there I hadn't even been on that spot myself in the 40 plus years I've been going there. And thanks pal ... I appreciate you're watching! Just a spur of the moment shot ... we were having such a good time I kinda forgot to take more video!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk-eye View Post
    On another note that mesh peak bag you're making is FANTASTIC ... used it on this last trip and I like the see through aspect of it! The stiching is holding up mighy fine ... that puppy is going to last a long time! Might have to order me another one for my wife's hammock ... yeah she's going backpacking with me!
    Glad you like it!! I just received your order. Tim will respond later tonight after work! Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk-eye View Post
    yeah she's going backpacking with me!
    BTW...Great...pics or it didn't happen
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2Questions View Post
    BTW...Great...pics or it didn't happen
    OH MOST DEFINITELY ... besides like 2Q's wife ... she's a cutie too!

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