Happy Birthday!

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Chip Down » September 23rd, 2018, 7:14 pm

A goodbye balloon, hand-written. I left it. Would have felt wrong to send it to a landfill.
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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by mjirving » September 23rd, 2018, 9:24 pm

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Up on Newton Clark...
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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Waffle Stomper » September 30th, 2018, 8:07 pm

On a tree near Timberline Lodge.
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"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." - John Muir

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Chip Down » October 7th, 2018, 6:57 pm

I wonder how many I passed by today and didn't notice. Here's what I did see:
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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Chip Down » October 27th, 2018, 9:22 pm

Hey, what's that shiny thing down in that dry waterfall? Let's find out.
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yep, I thought so
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found this on the way

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Bosterson » November 19th, 2018, 7:44 pm

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Scenic balloon in the lower right
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Other direction
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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Chip Down » November 21st, 2018, 6:42 pm

Okay, Bos, I have to ask. Where was that? To my eye, it has a MSH look to it, but I've been so obsessed with MSH this year that any alpine pic looks like it was taken there. If it was MSH, I can't place it more specifically.

Oh, BTW, why no close-up pic?

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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Bosterson » November 21st, 2018, 8:13 pm

Windy Pass. No close up pic because the balloon itself wasn't very interesting, just its view.
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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Bosterson » December 24th, 2018, 1:49 pm

All the lady balloons love Ben. (These were both on Larch, 2 weeks apart - note the regressive change in snow conditions!)
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Re: Happy Birthday!

Post by Chip Down » December 24th, 2018, 6:33 pm

There we go. It's been quite a balloon dry spell. I found a ribbon a couple days ago, but the balloon was nowhere to be found.
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These were both on Larch, 2 weeks apart - note the regressive change in snow conditions!
Yeah, weird. I've experienced the same thing. I think the most snow I ran into this year was around late Nov, or maybe the first couple days of Dec. Any day now, we're due for the first real snow of the season, and I'll be forced down into the gorge for a couple-three months. (I already have some plans for crazy offtrail shenanigans).

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