Happy Birthday!

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Chip Down
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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Chip Down » April 23rd, 2017, 12:55 pm

Be sure to write "hey Chip!" on them.

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Webfoot » April 23rd, 2017, 1:01 pm

Dammit that's even more tempting! :lol:

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by derwoodynck » May 13th, 2017, 9:59 am

We took this one off the Panther Ridge Trail in the Wild Rogue Wilderness on 5/7.

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by retired jerry » May 13th, 2017, 11:28 am

my hero

on a life's quest to find all the Mylar balloons in the wild

I am going to have to up my game

PEOPLE, QUIT RELEASING YOUR TRASH INTO THE AIR, IT HAS TO COME DOWN SOMEWHERE!!!

AND STAY OFF MY LAWN

okay, I'm mostly just trying to be humorous, although it is a bit annoying, there are more important problems in the world...

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Chip Down » May 27th, 2017, 5:53 pm

I haven't seem a balloon in a while, but saw several today. First pic was a "bouquet" of four! Woohoo!

Second pic was pretty far away, but the color makes me wonder if it was part of the same set as the first pic.
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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by retired jerry » May 28th, 2017, 5:07 am

I saw this at the beach on the Olympic Peninsula
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latex not Mylar

they could have washed in rather than flown in

there sure is a lot of trash there. I still used leave no trace techniques, but I felt like just throwing my trash all over. I didn't pick up any trash like I usually do.

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Chip Down » June 5th, 2017, 5:10 am

I've never seen a Get Well balloon. In the field, I mean. I guess that makes sense. They're not ceremoniously released the way Happy Birthday balloons are.
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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by retired jerry » June 5th, 2017, 6:07 am

maybe balloons are released more often when someone dies? :)

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Aimless » June 17th, 2017, 10:02 am

In the middle of Badger Creek trail.
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First balloon of the day.
Found a short distance off-trail.
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Happy Valentine's Day everyone!

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Chip Down » July 4th, 2017, 10:08 pm

Just a plain silver mylar balloon.
It was at a spot where I wanted to drop my pack for a few minutes as I scouted options, so I put the balloon in a tree so I could see it from a distance. How fortuitous!
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