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PostTue Dec 19, 2017 6:42 pm 
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ale_capone wrote:
Ha. Cool post.

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Reminds me a little of Ted the caver.

http://www.angelfire.com/trek/caver/page1.html

Now that's beyond weird.

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PostWed Dec 20, 2017 8:26 am 
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moonspots wrote:
ale_capone wrote:
Reminds me a little of Ted the caver.

http://www.angelfire.com/trek/caver/page1.html

Now that's beyond weird.

Like BootPathguy's Trip Report, Ted's blog is a story, not real, although still a fun read: Ted the caver's mystery.

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PostWed Dec 20, 2017 8:36 am 
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Sorry. Ted the caver is a different guy then in my link. Read that one too though. Boot path guys story sounded more believable.
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PostWed Dec 20, 2017 10:17 am 
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How is that Money Creek road anyhow?
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PostWed Dec 20, 2017 11:08 am 
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timberghost wrote:
How is that Money Creek road anyhow?

The road is in excellent condition all the way to the road closure. 2 major washouts beyond the closure. Easy to get past and rest of the road up to Lake Elizabeth is a nice, easy, and peaceful snowshoe. No snowmobilers that I've ever encountered.

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Winter terrain trap if the conditions are prime.
My concern is the wicked avalanche chutes that are on the southeast face of Crosby Mountain. Just before the entrance to Goat Basin which is on the opposite side of the river.

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PostWed Dec 20, 2017 1:28 pm 
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Historically there have been avalanche several spots before the take off into Goat Basin like you mentioned. Encountered some pretty large ones hiking up there later in the year. But the same could be said at the top of the Switchbacks off Red Mtn.
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PostThu Dec 21, 2017 8:45 am 
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Bootpathguy wrote:
I parked at the road closed sign. Stepped out of the truck, dropped the tailgate and displayed these. Its my deterrent when I feel like I've parked in a sketchy area.



Translation

I have a gun
I'm probably close
I'm probably watching you
Don't even think about shattering my windows

What a good idea! Why didn't I ever think about that?!

Now, when I get home, I'll read the rest of your report. Looks interesting, and thanks.

Hmmm....those that hand load could certainly do this, with a twist.

Have the box as indicated, but hand load some empty rounds - leave out the powder and put a drop of oil on the primer via the flash hole before seating the projectile.  That way, there's no "actual" ammunition that you're leaving out.  They'd be complete duds after a few days, once the oil has inactivated the primer.
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PostMon Dec 25, 2017 5:17 pm 
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I like your style. I once thought of putting up a sign at the trailhead warning of a trailhead vigilante that had been shooting prowlers and to be in the lookout for a vehicle with a description that exactly matches the one I drove.

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