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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #60 on: August 13, 2020, 11:06:10 AM »
Back in 2000, I was running a flannel shirt, a Cabelas Alaskan pack frame and an 8 lbs Slumberjack sleeping bag in the ALW.   I believe my pack, complete with 8 days worth of food and a 7mm ultra mag topped with the biggest scope that leupold made at the time, came in at a nice even 80 lbs.  😂


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80 lb. infill pack...Now THAT is a Fine & Pleasant Misery.  Haha...awesome!

appreciate the McManus reference!  :tup:  Today's crowd calls it a "suffer fest".
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #61 on: August 13, 2020, 01:34:18 PM »
I think anyone toting in an 80 lb pack must have lots of real food in it.  We'd take steaks, potatoes, Oberto sausages and other goodies and whine about the weight.  Next year would be freeze dried.... and we'd whine about that.  Heaviest pack in was 85 lbs and I ate good that trip.  Lightest was 61 lbs and I appreciated the cooking smells emanating from the horse camps.

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #62 on: August 13, 2020, 04:34:59 PM »
Observation- it's snows in September in the high country.

Back when gear was heavy I spent August scouting and packing in food and staging water. Probably some stuff still stashed in places. If you see a burnt out hollow stump with some rock's stuffed in it take a peak..you may be the lucky recipient of some beans or spaghetti o's

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #63 on: August 13, 2020, 05:17:14 PM »
This really has been a good read does anyone have any good high hunt pictures?

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #64 on: August 13, 2020, 06:28:31 PM »
This really has been a good read does anyone have any good high hunt pictures?

This is still at the trailhead. I need to work on my camo.
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #65 on: August 13, 2020, 07:31:51 PM »
This really has been a good read does anyone have any good high hunt pictures?

This is still at the trailhead. I need to work on my camo.

 :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle: I'm dying laughing.

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #66 on: August 13, 2020, 07:34:35 PM »
This really has been a good read does anyone have any good high hunt pictures?

This is still at the trailhead. I need to work on my camo.

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #67 on: August 13, 2020, 08:18:04 PM »
This really has been a good read does anyone have any good high hunt pictures?

This is still at the trailhead. I need to work on my camo.
   

Pffft I thought you guys said it was challenging 😂

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #68 on: August 13, 2020, 08:45:29 PM »
Buddy and me couple years ago in the ALW

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #69 on: August 13, 2020, 08:50:25 PM »
This really has been a good read does anyone have any good high hunt pictures?

This is still at the trailhead. I need to work on my camo.
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #70 on: August 13, 2020, 08:57:09 PM »
This really has been a good read does anyone have any good high hunt pictures?

This is still at the trailhead. I need to work on my camo.

 :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle: I'm dying laughing.

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #71 on: August 13, 2020, 09:53:16 PM »
The blue jeans and all.

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #72 on: August 14, 2020, 12:21:28 PM »
This has been great. 


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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #73 on: August 14, 2020, 02:12:37 PM »
This really has been a good read does anyone have any good high hunt pictures?

This is still at the trailhead. I need to work on my camo.

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #74 on: August 18, 2020, 05:32:41 AM »
Can hardly wait heading over LG 2 days early before season starts

 


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