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Offline CoryTDF

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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2012, 10:08:28 AM »
We made one in Montana for a friend of mines grandpa. Hiked a big pole and two bags of concrete up on the top of a ridge and made a flage pole put an american flag on it with a plaque at the base. Go back and change the flag every year.
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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #16 on: August 15, 2012, 11:34:59 AM »
We laid my father's ashes to rest on Bethel Ridge about a mile straight up from his favorite elk camp. 

I covered it with his favorite hunting blanket and left the antlers of the first deer i ever shot on top of it.  This is located well off the beaten track in a place he can see the sunrise every day and not too far from where I killed my first buck. 

We laid him to rest there in spring of 2002 and I try to make it back at least once a year.  The blanket is still there under the big sage.  I always takes me a few minutes to find the exact spot, but once i do it knocks me to my knees.

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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #17 on: August 15, 2012, 11:52:46 AM »
I would love to have something like this done.  I finally took a picture of one I had came across before to show my wife because she didn't believe me.  Devils Table, Bethel Unit.

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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #18 on: August 15, 2012, 11:55:38 AM »
There's 2 memorials side by side in the Umtanum overlooking a huge area of the Cascades.   Very nicely done posts/plaques to 2 old hunters.  I've always wanted to know the story. 

My buddy and I spread the ashes of his old friend and hunting partner a few years back up on Clemens.  I had never done that before, very touching.

Good on you for honoring a long time friend and hunting partner.
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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #19 on: August 15, 2012, 01:11:33 PM »
Very cool!! That's what family is about, and we are all one big family.
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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #20 on: August 15, 2012, 01:16:04 PM »
Plat,  I have seen that same memorial on the DT....very touching.  I hope someone can tell us the story on that one.

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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #21 on: August 15, 2012, 01:20:13 PM »
Plat,  I have seen that same memorial on the DT....very touching.  I hope someone can tell us the story on that one.

the 1st time I came across it I was peering across the canyon and almost stepped on it.  I thought the same thing, if somebody knew the story or at least recognized the family? 
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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #22 on: August 15, 2012, 05:26:28 PM »
 I've found one in Winston Creek, one in Wynoochee, and a plaque in Satsop dedicated to a girl that was murdered there and also the detective who finally solved the case was added to the plaque post mortem.

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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #23 on: August 15, 2012, 05:40:57 PM »
I would love to have something like this done.  I finally took a picture of one I had came across before to show my wife because she didn't believe me.  Devils Table, Bethel Unit.
I've made it Known I Want a Plaque like the one on DT a little closer to Carmack Spent a lot of years already there
can't think a better final spot :'(

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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #24 on: August 15, 2012, 10:30:26 PM »
There is one up near Buck Meadows in the campground.  I can't recall the guys name, but I like to see them as it shows respect and admiration for friends.
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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #25 on: June 26, 2013, 07:08:02 AM »
There is one up near Buck Meadows in the campground.  I can't recall the guys name, but I like to see them as it shows respect and admiration for friends.

Is this the one up by riders camp? It's a little headstone on a concrete slab all fenced off from the rest of the area just off the side of the road looking out into the meadow?

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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #26 on: June 29, 2013, 08:02:31 PM »
Some people spend their entire life wondering if they made a difference. Marines don't have that problem.
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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #27 on: September 02, 2013, 07:32:17 PM »
Hey Mike, You are not forgotten!

Today we made our hike back up to a family member's memorial in the mountains. Pretty much the same description for the day  as I wrote on page one of this thread. Long hike, hot and sweaty, darn well worth the effort. We had others with us, but I wanted to keep this simple and consistant. Always rewarding at the top with the view. Feels good to spend time with family to remember ones that have past on.


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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #28 on: September 02, 2013, 07:50:25 PM »
Can't believe they left the tire shop!!!
go ahead on er.

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Re: Hunter memorials
« Reply #29 on: September 02, 2013, 07:54:19 PM »
saw one done in the Toutle years back
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very cool
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