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Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby tehchad » Fri Sep 28, 2012 3:17 pm

Bean 2 wrote:
Bean wrote:
reinhold wrote:Since it's on Elbert, I'm guessing mountain bikes have played a role in the trail braiding

I'm quite sure that they have not. That's hiker damage.


I'm quite sure those are mountain bikes. Nice try Bean.


:lol: This thread makes me happy. As does the fact that Bean went and registered a Bean 2.

Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby Bean » Fri Sep 28, 2012 3:54 pm

tehchad wrote: :lol: This thread makes me happy. As does the fact that Bean went and registered a Bean 2.

No such luck. Just a troll that seems to have a crush on me.
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Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby Tortoise1 » Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:14 pm

Bean 2 wrote:
Bean wrote:
reinhold wrote:Since it's on Elbert, I'm guessing mountain bikes have played a role in the trail braiding

I'm quite sure that they have not. That's hiker damage.


I'm quite sure those are mountain bikes. Nice try Bean.


We're gonna need Bean 3 to mediate this. He's never around when you need him.

Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby Bean 2 » Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:02 pm

Bean wrote:
tehchad wrote: :lol: This thread makes me happy. As does the fact that Bean went and registered a Bean 2.

No such luck. Just a troll that seems to have a crush on me.

Nope. Sorry, not a troll. We covered this already.
To be clear, I have a crush on myself just as much as Bean has on himself, and I for him.
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Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby Tory Wells » Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:19 pm

wildlobo71 wrote:
bergsteigen wrote:But where I hike, there are usually no trails...


Told you being a hipster was uncool...

I was uncool way before it was cool to be uncool.
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Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby tehchad » Sat Sep 29, 2012 10:26 am

Bean 2 wrote:
Bean wrote:
tehchad wrote: :lol: This thread makes me happy. As does the fact that Bean went and registered a Bean 2.

No such luck. Just a troll that seems to have a crush on me.

Nope. Sorry, not a troll. We covered this already.
To be clear, I have a crush on myself just as much as Bean has on himself, and I for him.



I rest my case! :lol:

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Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby dpage » Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:38 pm

I once was yelled at by somebody who was obviously on the trail near Pikes summit. When I was obviously on a social trail damaging the pristine environment. I'm still confused to this day

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Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby unclegar » Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:11 pm

8000too wrote: Check out the pics, a new trail is forming when there is already seven!

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Jim Davies wrote:Image


I've studied the photos for a considerable amount of time and I'm gonna have to go with Jim on this one.

7, 7 It's obvious. Someone has been combining peaks. Probably didn't even keep the 3000' rule. :lol:
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Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby tlongpine » Sat Sep 29, 2012 10:53 pm

8000too wrote: Check out the pics, a new trail is forming when there is already seven!


EDIT: "...a new trail is forming where there are already seven!"

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I am unable to walk away from the mountain without climbing it. An unclimbed mountain tugs at my consciousness with the eternal weight of time itself. Until I've pressed my face into it's alpine winds, hugged it's ancient granite walls, and put it's weathered summit beneath my heal I'm unable to resist it's attraction.Knowing nature gives the mountain more time than she gives us adds urgency to the obsession. As has been said before; the mountain doesn't care.

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Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby Bean 2 » Sun Sep 30, 2012 2:30 pm

Bean wrote:
reinhold wrote:Since it's on Elbert, I'm guessing mountain bikes have played a role in the trail braiding

I'm quite sure that they have not. That's hiker damage.

This is on the summit of Elbert, getting pumped to drop in for the downhill. As it's been said before, walking downhill = lame.
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Although this rad picture should go in this thread.

Rad ripping, bro!
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Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby SchralpTheGnar » Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:21 pm

that is without a doubt caused by mountain bikers

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Re: Please stay on the trail.

Postby ChrisRoberts » Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:29 pm

So I drag a spade behind me to mark my trail since the marmots keep eating my jelly beans.
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