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    [QUOTE=JNI64;2288227]Well thanks for sharing that...

    [QUOTE=JNI64;2288227]Well thanks for sharing that lol . When you added the bidet how did you get hot water to mix with the cold water? Years ago when I used to install them in homes we had to run hot...
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    never thought I'd be sharing this on Whiteblaze,...

    never thought I'd be sharing this on Whiteblaze, but we have the Swash lt89 I think. had to run an extension cord over to it for the powered features.
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    Ha! We were recently gifted an add-on electric...

    Ha! We were recently gifted an add-on electric bidet to assist with elder care (my wife and I take care of her mom who lives with us and has Alzheimer's). The old lady can't work the buttons, so my...
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    Very cool, sorry I missed you on Kirkland my...

    Very cool, sorry I missed you on Kirkland my friend, I wound up having to work. Next up: return to the Snowbirds. I went last weekend and the high creek air conditioning is working again this summer....
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    I never thought I'd be happy about more outdoor...

    I never thought I'd be happy about more outdoor regulation, but I gotta say, yeah, this is overdue. Those pictures of a trashed Max Patch were vomitus.
  6. Dang BlackCloud, I was eagerly awaiting the part...

    Dang BlackCloud, I was eagerly awaiting the part where the mouse knocked you over the head. Still a good story. :)
  7. Oh ok, There is guy from Alaska name Colter on...

    Oh ok, There is guy from Alaska name Colter on this season and based on posts I've read from you in the past it seemed possible that it was you! Yes it's good TV in my opinion. :)
  8. Never mind I see you added it to your sig. I just...

    Never mind I see you added it to your sig. I just started watching.
  9. Hey Colter, were you on the current season of...

    Hey Colter, were you on the current season of Alone?
  10. Interesting. I was just reading that bears having...

    Interesting. I was just reading that bears having poor eyesight is a myth. The below isn't where I saw that but I got a lot google results with a similar take when trying to find the article I was...
  11. yeah for sure, I live close to the Smokies and...

    yeah for sure, I live close to the Smokies and the park service has long used cheap test tents with motion activated game cameras to monitor aggressive behavior. I've seen the test tents get ripped...
  12. Oder proof bags for the purpose of hiding scent...

    Oder proof bags for the purpose of hiding scent from a bear are a placebo IMO. (google search on bears sensitivity) (2100 times that of a human?!). But I love them for not grossing me out on a...
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    Interesting, FWIW, I've gotta say that the only...

    Interesting, FWIW, I've gotta say that the only posts I've had deleted by a moderator were justifiably deleted. I'm an "anti-horse-ite" and had nothing positive to add to a good-faith discussion on...
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    Yes you would miss the squeeze if you do the...

    Yes you would miss the squeeze if you do the entire ridge trail. But I think the ridge is better anyway. It's only a couple miles in total as I recall; if you have time do both. I usually find a way...
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    Yeah I planned a wet Smokies route last weekend,...

    Yeah I planned a wet Smokies route last weekend, went up Thunderhead manway to AT, down Jenkins Ridge, Pinnacle Creek manway, up Eagle Creek and back down Bote Mtn, - maybe 50 or 60 wet crossings in...
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    Great report my friend. I know I messed up your...

    Great report my friend. I know I messed up your planned route so I was curious where you went next. Surprised you wound up on Warriors Passage! That's quite a divergence. I came back to the Citco the...
  17. oooo, i didn't know that....good heads up....I've...

    oooo, i didn't know that....good heads up....I've stopped in several times when the fellow named Larry (can't recall his last name) was running it and he always was good for a chat and didn't seem to...
  18. Very cool route. If it works out to camp there,...

    Very cool route. If it works out to camp there, one my favorite camp spots is about .1 miles east of the Angel Falls Overlook on the lower portion of the Grand Gap Loop trail. There is no water there...
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    yeah i peeked a bit, very nice job indeed with...

    yeah i peeked a bit, very nice job indeed with those vids. I tend not to watch any videos of places I might go as I don't want spoilers.
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    I just did Pinnacle Creek for the fist time in...

    I just did Pinnacle Creek for the fist time in maybe 5 years. It was way worse than five years ago (and it's only May!). Coming down from Pickens Gap the old road seems to dead end in a massive...
  21. I did the Trans Zion Trek in 2019 from Kolob...

    I did the Trans Zion Trek in 2019 from Kolob Canyon to the East Rim (shuttled hike). So my route was limited, but I only recall two "normal" springs (not creeks): Cabin Springs (mid route and close...
  22. This is an interesting discussion and made me...

    This is an interesting discussion and made me think of running into Matt Graham a couple years ago in Zion. I was doing the "trans-Zion trek" and was all covered up in long pants, long sleeves,...
  23. Well you could just carry beer. If you buy it in...

    Well you could just carry beer. If you buy it in Utah it's very much like water no matter the brand.
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    Hi Greentick, Addressing your main route and...

    Hi Greentick,

    Addressing your main route and questions on that: I don't recall many reliable water sources going up Chestnut Ridge (Old Butt Knob trail 332), this time of year you may find enough...
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    Hey Walt, not sorry I missed you after seeing the...

    Hey Walt, not sorry I missed you after seeing the crowds. Wow. Great report as always.
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