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    Right pretty hike...


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    Very nice! I may have to check out more of the Foothills Trail.
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    Great vid Jeff, thanks for sharing that fine trip

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    That's funny. I did the Laurel Valley Rd access to Laurel Fork Falls and back out two weeks ago.
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    That looks like a great place. Trail through the woods, waterfalls, bridges,,,what's not to like. Looks like WL is putting out some good gear. Thanks for sharing

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    Quote Originally Posted by carolinasbackpacker View Post
    That's funny. I did the Laurel Valley Rd access to Laurel Fork Falls and back out two weeks ago.
    Then, where's YOUR nifty video trip report?!!! We want to see it! You put yourself on the spot now, CB!!!

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    Yea, what he said!

    Quote Originally Posted by Rain Man View Post
    Then, where's YOUR nifty video trip report?!!! We want to see it! You put yourself on the spot now, CB!!!

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    I agree. You hit many of the trails that are easy for me to reach on a 3 day weekend and always give me another trail to add to my destination list. And, your videos hit the spot when it comes to getting a vicarious thrill.

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    Nice trip report. I was hoping to backpack the Foothills Trail over the Christmas holidays last yr but it fell through
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    Nice trip report and looks like a mighty fine trip!

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    Thanks for sharing! I'm looking forward to taking on the FT later this year. I just got my guide book and map in the mail last night!

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