Interesting Cairn!

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Re: Interesting Cairn!

Post by retired jerry » July 20th, 2016, 6:12 am

Don't touch that can, you'll be accused of disturbing historic relics :)

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Re: Interesting Cairn!

Post by kepPNW » July 20th, 2016, 6:15 am

retired jerry wrote:Don't touch that can, you'll be accused of disturbing historic relics :)

(I forget who it was that was criticized for removing old nails that she considered trash...)
Heh, I don't! And neither does she! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Interesting Cairn!

Post by tonyzhang » July 24th, 2016, 5:00 pm

adamschneider wrote:Here's one I saw last October at Ramona Falls:
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(For the record, I don't understand the hate. They're not hurting anything.)
Huh, I saw the same one

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Re: Interesting Cairn!

Post by tonyzhang » July 24th, 2016, 5:02 pm

drm wrote:I can understand people who want a place without them.
I did the enchantments day hike on 7/4, without the cairns I would probably still be there wondering where the trail is.
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Re: Interesting Cairn!

Post by drm » July 25th, 2016, 7:34 am

tonyzhang wrote:
drm wrote:I can understand people who want a place without them.
I did the enchantments day hike on 7/4, without the cairns I would probably still be there wondering where the trail is.
Cairns to identify an actual maintained trail through a rocky section without tread (which would otherwise require scarring the rock) is quite different than through a cross country region, where one should expect to have to deal with route-finding.

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Re: Interesting Cairn!

Post by adamschneider » August 1st, 2016, 10:35 pm

Oh noes!! (Ross Creek Cedars, Montana)

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Post by Guy » August 2nd, 2016, 7:18 am

[quote="adamschneider"]Oh noes!! (Ross Creek Cedars, Montana)

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Re: Interesting Cairn!

Post by Koda » August 2nd, 2016, 8:34 am

natures cairns...

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lightweight, cheap, strong... pick 2

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Re: Interesting Cairn!

Post by Chip Down » August 6th, 2016, 7:42 pm

I encountered a couple stupid extraneous cairns marking a trail that nobody, absolutely nobody, could possibly miss. Three rocks high, so I added three more just to be a smartass:
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Re: Interesting Cairn!

Post by Chip Down » August 14th, 2016, 8:17 pm

I have no idea what this is supposed to be. Looks like some stoners got halfway through something and lost interest. Or maybe Tom got halfway through scattering it and lost interest.
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