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    Old Gorge Rat Hawk-eye's Avatar
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    Talking VIDEO: New Year's Day 2013

    A little New Year's Day tradition we've been trying to do each year ... get the first four together for a little time in The Big Ditch for trail work, a hike or just good fellowship in the place we all love ... Linville Gorge Wilderness. This year we were short one Gorge Rat ... Kenneth Crump but he wasn't forgotten!

    While the forecast was less than stellar we actually had a fairly dry time with only a bit of wind and misting rain during our hike down Jonas Ridge to visit Celestial Point, Rhubarb Point and the infamous Sitting Bear rock formation. It was a great way to start the New Year!

    NEW YEAR'S DAY 2013 ... a hike with friends


    WARNING: Will discuss Rhurbarb Strawberry Pie and Livermush at random.


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    Thanks for taking us along. I have dipped my toes into the Gorge area with a couple of short day hikes, but I need to get back for an honest to goodness over nighter.

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    Great way to spend time with your friends. I will make it back to the Gorge this spring!

    swank

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    Quote Originally Posted by STinGa View Post
    Thanks for taking us along. I have dipped my toes into the Gorge area with a couple of short day hikes, but I need to get back for an honest to goodness over nighter.

    STinGa
    Something you most definitely won't regret! Thanks for watching!

    Quote Originally Posted by swankfly View Post
    Great way to spend time with your friends. I will make it back to the Gorge this spring!

    swank
    It surely was! Hope you can this spring ... a special time in the Big Ditch!

    WARNING: Will discuss Rhurbarb Strawberry Pie and Livermush at random.


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    I'm envious Hawk-eye!
    Looks like a most superb way to bring in the New Year. I'll see ya' hopefully this spring.
    BTW... Good looking beard goin' on, my friend!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hangin' burrito View Post
    i'm envious hawk-eye!
    Looks like a most superb way to bring in the new year. I'll see ya' hopefully this spring.
    Btw... Good looking beard goin' on, my friend!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hangin' Burrito View Post
    I'm envious Hawk-eye!
    Looks like a most superb way to bring in the New Year. I'll see ya' hopefully this spring.
    BTW... Good looking beard goin' on, my friend!
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    Wish ya could have joined us pal ... weather was nasty but held for us on the mountain just long enough!
    Yeah the old beard is getting grayer and grayer ... what's up with that? Ha!

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    Quote Originally Posted by flatline View Post
    ____________ditto!
    Thanks pal! Glad you enjoyed it.

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    Looks like a great time, Hawk-eye. Got to get myself back to the gorge this year, too much time in the flat lands is getting to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Catavarie View Post
    Looks like a great time, Hawk-eye. Got to get myself back to the gorge this year, too much time in the flat lands is getting to me.
    Thanks for watching pal ... yeah those flat lands'll git ya everytime!

    WARNING: Will discuss Rhurbarb Strawberry Pie and Livermush at random.


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