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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #225 on: April 28, 2021, 09:33:54 AM »
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #226 on: July 21, 2021, 02:30:22 PM »
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Not at all, stuff like this is seriously serious. Only serious hunters are even allowed.  >:( >:(

On another note since its 2021, here's my girlfriends equipment that she's taking on our first ALW scouting trip! We got the pack weight down to only 95lbs by electing to leave behind the stove. We figured with the fire danger so low recently that we would just cook over a campfire. The winds should keep it cool and stop the fire from getting out of hand.

Excited for this years high country hunt! I've never camped before so I elected for only backpacking 7 days solo instead of the 14 that I heard Aron Snyder talk about on his podcast. I've been running a couple miles a week so I'll be in fine shape I think!!!!
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #227 on: July 21, 2021, 02:40:10 PM »
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Not at all, stuff like this is seriously serious. Only serious hunters are even allowed.  >:( >:(

On another note since its 2021, here's my girlfriends equipment that she's taking on our first ALW scouting trip! We got the pack weight down to only 95lbs by electing to leave behind the stove. We figured with the fire danger so low recently that we would just cook over a campfire. The winds should keep it cool and stop the fire from getting out of hand.

Excited for this years high country hunt! I've never camped before so I elected for only backpacking 7 days solo instead of the 14 that I heard Aron Snyder talk about on his podcast. I've been running a couple miles a week so I'll be in fine shape I think!!!!

I don’t see any crampons?🤔
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #228 on: July 21, 2021, 02:40:36 PM »
That’s 45 pounds each?

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #229 on: July 21, 2021, 02:57:53 PM »
That’s 45 pounds each?

Just her pack! Figured I’d take the heavy one with the crampons.
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #230 on: July 21, 2021, 03:20:31 PM »
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #231 on: July 21, 2021, 07:45:51 PM »
I hope this thread takes off again. I’m getting anxiety just thinking about it.

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #232 on: July 21, 2021, 07:50:54 PM »
The skis will come in handy on the scree fields….. and I thought they were only for snow..

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #233 on: July 21, 2021, 07:52:43 PM »
The skis will come in handy on the scree fields….. and I thought they were only for snow..

And the ash folds leftover from the wildfires.😉
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #234 on: July 21, 2021, 08:15:17 PM »
This is a bit of a secret I learned, don’t tell anyone…… don’t use ski wax! Rendered bear fat is the ticket. I can get 2-3 more runs and it works really well for spark suppression. The flash point is much higher.

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #235 on: July 21, 2021, 08:39:16 PM »
This was my high hunt camp last year. Thank God for that ice axe. And my studded 4wd Crocs.
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #236 on: July 21, 2021, 09:49:36 PM »
This was my high hunt camp last year. Thank God for that ice axe. And my studded 4wd Crocs.
where’d you find the studs for the crocs? :chuckle:
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #237 on: July 21, 2021, 09:59:59 PM »
I recommend the natural 4x4 crocs for spot and stalk  :chuckle:

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #238 on: July 22, 2021, 05:18:20 AM »
I recommend the natural 4x4 crocs for spot and stalk  :chuckle:

Instead of nails for the studs I used the Iron Will broadheads I run in my self bow system. You never know when you’ll need an extra up there. Plus I’ve had to kick my way out of a pack of wolves up there before. Hopefully this year some high fires will push the wolves down into the bottom of the Methow where there’s no deer anyway  :bash:
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #239 on: July 22, 2021, 07:51:18 AM »
This was my high hunt camp last year. Thank God for that ice axe. And my studded 4wd Crocs.
where’d you find the studs for the crocs? :chuckle:

Took them to Schwab  :chuckle:
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