Category Archives: Buffalo River

Broke toe on the Buffalo

It started about three years ago. One of the summers where I get together with my parents and my sister, her kids and mine, our long-suffering spouses.  The yearly family week at Lake Chicot.  My nephew must’ve been about fourteen, … Continue reading

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What we left behind . . .

A text from Kat tonight asking if he left something in my truck gave me an idea.  When he was trying to hump all three packs back toward the rock wall on Cecil Cove Loop, best guess is that he … Continue reading

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Travel Not Recommended (Part 4)

<– Part 3 Funny how the brain works.  In the moment, it was like I could feel every second.  Terrified that each minute would be something permanent done to my friend’s mind.   Adrenaline coursing through me, waiting on him to … Continue reading

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Travel Not Recommended (Part 3)

<–Part 2 |  Part 4 –> It started with the camera.  We were getting dressed again, gathering up shoes and gear.  Still laughing.  Grap asks me if I have his camera.  I checked.  Nope.  Still cold, I start moving on … Continue reading

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Travel Not Recommended (Part 2)

<–  Part 1   |   Part 3 –> We hopped back into the Yota and turned to travel down a Not Recommended road.  I’m gripping the steering wheel with both hands, doing a 10 and 2 like a fourteen-year-old in his … Continue reading

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Travel Not Recommended (Part 1)

I dedicate this trip report to the memory of Grap.  He’s not dead or anything or it’d be in memory of.  Nope . . . this one’s just to his memory. This hike began, in a lot of ways, with … Continue reading

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Woolum to Gilbert (cont.)

Day 3 I’d like to say we woke up, but that would imply a certain amount of sleeping that I’m not sure actually happened.  At least for the adults.  Eventually, I think, in the wee ugly cow-milking hours of morning … Continue reading

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