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  1. #271
    AScott's Avatar
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    Well done, Fronkey and Tala. Glad you're home safe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2Questions View Post
    What!! I'm interested! I have been following this thread....Tim hasn't...and I'm not a backpacker..and you wouldn't catch even my imagination out in any temps close to Fronkey's!

    I have been keeping Tim informed...and he is looking forward to the videos also...and he is interested in the vapor barrier clothing information.
    HA! OK ... let me amend that to say SOME WIVES!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk-eye View Post
    HA! OK ... let me amend that to say SOME WIVES!
    You can say MOST WIVES! I'm a strange one!

    Back on topic...I want to hear more about Tala...just the teaser clip...she looks to be having a blast! I liked her bedding in on one of the pictures Fronkey posted. ZQ
    Last edited by 2Questions; 02-27-2013 at 09:39.
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  4. #274
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    Congrats Fronkey and Tala

    Will have to watch all the reports soon

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    Congrats Fronkey and Tala on a great accomplishment!! Rest now for the weary. Looking forward to the trip and gear review...
    "Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere."- RONALD REAGAN

    "There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills, if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer." - CALVIN COOLIDGE




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    Outstanding!

  7. #277
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    Thanks everyone! I will start editing part 1 tomorrow afternoon and will have it up within the next 36 hours. In the meantime, I threw up a video explaining the footwear I used on the trail.

    Fronkey

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    Well done Fronkey!! Looking forward to the report on this adventure. I'm sure your experiences will provide a whole new understanding of techniques and gear usage for all of us.

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    Quest

    That is pretty legit. Can't wait to watch these videos.

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    Glad to see you made it safe and sound. I was watching the weather roll across the area and wondering... ;-)

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